Cathi J. Sitzman, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist with McDermott-Sitzman Associates, P.C., has been named a 2017 Top Doctor in Washington, D.C., in the field of Psychology. Top Doctor Awards is dedicated to selecting and honoring those healthcare practitioners who have demonstrated clinical excellence while delivering the highest standards of patient care.
Dr. Sitzman is a vastly experienced psychologist who has been practicing in DC for over four decades. Her distinguished career in psychology began in 1975 when she graduated from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., obtaining her Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Counseling, following the completion of her Internship at The University of Maryland Counseling Center. She then founded and directed the Women’s Medical Center/Mental Health Clinic, a not-for-profit agency serving the mental health needs of women in DC.
With a wealth of top level experience to call upon, Dr. Sitzman currently provides therapy and counseling for couples and individuals in both the straight and LGBTQ communities. She is a renowned psychotherapist in the District of Columbia metropolitan area as a specialist for the treatment of anxiety, phobias, PTSD and dissociative disorders. Further, Dr. Sitzman is known for her patience and compassion in the treatment of patients with reactive and acute depressive disorders.
Alongside her clinical practice, Dr. Sitzman has worked with students and faculty members of the George Washington University and its Counseling Center. She also has been an active volunteer for Planned Parenthood, the DC Rape Crisis Center, the Women’s National Democratic Club (where she served as Chair of the Healthcare Task Force), and other organizations devoted to healthcare and healthcare policy.
Dr. Sitzman was a founding member of APA’s Trauma Division, and is a member of the DCPA, the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation, and Psychologists for Social Responsibility.
Her dedication and nationally renowned expertise in psychology makes Dr. Cathi J. Sitzman a very worthy winner of this 2017 Top Doctor Award.
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Top Doctor Awards specializes in recognizing and commemorating the achievements of today’s most influential and respected doctors in medicine. Our selection process considers education, research contributions, patient reviews, and other quality measures to identify top doctors.
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