Dr. Emily Caster, PSY.D

Dr. Emily Caster, PSY.D

Clinical Neuropsychology  |  
Female  |  
Age 33
(14)
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Dr. Emily Caster, PSY.D is a clinical neuropsychology provider who practices in Falls Church, VA. She is 33 years old and has been practicing for 8 years. Read her story

510 N Washington St Ste 300

Falls Church, VA 22046

Contact Information

(703) 946-9048

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Caster's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Caster "Emily Caster, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in neuropsychological assessment. Dr. Caster completed her undergraduate degree at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her doctoral degree was obtained from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans, School of Medicine. Her post-doctoral work included a two-year fellowship in neuropsychology in a multidisciplinary training environment in Northern Virginia (private practice setting and inpatient hospital setting), and included didactic training at Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WRAMC: 2-year Neuropsychology Fellowship Seminar). Dr. Caster was the NFL Neuropsychology Consultant to the Washington Redskins for two years from 2012 to December 2014. She has also worked as the Palo Alto Division Neuropsychologist for the Polytrauma Network Site at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. She is a contributing editor for the Scholastic Peer Review Journal – Violence and Gender, a MaryAnn Leibert Publication. Dr. Caster is the former Director of Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology at the VHC Physician Group and former Director of Education for Graduate Students – Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology. Her new practice includes individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, and assessment services. Dr. Caster approaches neuropsychological evaluation with a flexible diagnostic procedure instead of an exhaustive multi-day process. "I start off by seeking to first understand the patient's chief complaint and how it may be affecting a person's quality of life, ability to perform cognitively, and interact socially. By focusing the testing battery on the primary areas of concern and expanding outward; an optimal balance is struck between problem-focused and comprehensive that maximally benefits patient care. My approach is more fine-turned and it improves the recommendation capacity because its concentrated on the exact concerns of the patient and his or her loved ones." Dr. Caster has a very hands-on approach to neuropsychological evaluations and guides her patients though each step of the process – whether it be testing, feedback, ongoing care, or repeat assessments. In addition to specializing in neuropsychology Dr. Caster dedicates time in her schedule for individual and group psychotherapy. Dr. Caster seeks to remain accessible to individuals in need of mental health services, saying, "I believe that mental health is incredibly important and should be treated as such." "I see patients who come to me at different junctures in their lives with various presenting problems," says Dr. Caster. "My philosophy is to meet my patients where they are are, and then help them get to where they want to be.""

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Caster "Nuance Neuropsychology LLC is a specialty practice emphasizing in neuropsychological evaluation and treatment planning. Conditions for which individuals are often referred include: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder; Multiple Sclerosis; Cognitive Difficulties; Dementia; Traumatic Brain Injury; Learning Disorders, and many other issues. We also offer individual psychotherapy for adults presenting with myriad clinical conditions such as depression, anxiety, ADHD, self-esteem, relationship difficulties, adjustment problems, and myriad other reasons. The practice offers income-based sliding scale fees so that mental health and diagnostic evaluations can be affordable to individuals with varying financial resources. Nuance Neuropsychology LLC is committed to respect, confidentiality, ethical conduct, and quality care. "

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Specialties

  • Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Neuropsychology
  • Other
  • Psychotherapy
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Board Certifications

Dr. Caster does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Cognitive Disorders
  • Concussion
  • Dementia
  • Impaired Cognition
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Parkinson's Disease
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Procedures

  • Individual Adult Psychotherapy
  • Neuropsychological Testing
  • Psychological Counseling
  • Psychological Testing
  • Psychotherapy Services

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2006
  • George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • Louisiana State University / School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Neuropsychology Associates Of Fairfax
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Fellowship In Clinical Neuropsychology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Caster has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Caster's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Caster to family and friends
4.4
based on 14 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Caster's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Arlington, VA |
Dr. Caster is the best psychotherapist I have ever met. You have to go see her!!!!
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Burnsville, NC |
Dr. Caster is a great neuropsychologist, but also a really caring person. I had been told by my pcp that there was no way to tell what was causing my memory problems and I was really worried. I called Dr Castors office and got seen really quickly. After being tested, she had me back to discuss all...more
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Falls Church, VA |
Very Friendly and knowledgeable. I feel very comfortable speaking with her and she has helped me so much. Her office is very soothing and comfortable, I look forward to my appointments with her. Her schedule is very flexible and she has early morning or evening appointments which is great for my...more
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in Fairfax, VA |
Dr Caster was amazing and just when I thought there was no light at the end of the tunnel, she turned my life around... and I had felt like there was no hope of me moving forward. I would strongly recommend Dr. Caster, because not only did I feel that I wasn't alone... she was incredibly...more
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Falls Church, VA |
Dr. Caster is amazing. She really understood that I needed help and bent over backwards to connect me with the services I needed. She helped my family understand what was going on with me and gave me a report along with all of the information I needed to help explain my memory problems. I love Dr....more
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    Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield PPO
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Hospitals where Dr. Caster has admitting privileges

Virginia Hospital Center
1701 N George Mason Dr
Arlington, VA 22205
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