We provide high quality psychotherapy to help you address your personal, emotional, psychological and behavioral problems. At the Cognitive Therapy Center, you'll receive the tools and learn the skills you need to become your own cognitive therapist. Using cognitive-behavioral techniques, you will be more successful in managing emotional and psychological issues as they arise, now and in the future.
In the most recent survey by Washingtonian Magazinenaming the best psychotherapists, sent to 1,500 therapists in the greater Washington, DC area, they asked the psychotherapist to name the therapist they would send a family member to that needed help, Dr. Dalton was selected by his peers for the category of best Cognitive-Behavioral Therapists in the greater Washington, DC metro area. Dr. Lawrence Dalton, a licensed psychologist, has provided Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy to the Washington, DC area since 1986. Dr. Dalton is fully certified by and is one of the original Founding Fellows of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy (Dr. Aaron Beck's Cognitive Therapist accrediting organization). Dr. Dalton attended and received his Doctoral degree from George Washington University.His graduation was followed by a psychology internship at the University of Virginia focusing on Rational Emotive Therapy. The following year Dr. Dalton focused his training further as he completed his Post -Doctoral Fellowship training under the direct supervision of Dr. Aaron T. Beck, the founder of Cognitive Therapy, at the University of Pennsylvania's Department of Psychiatry. After his training with Dr. Beck, he moved back to the Washington, DC area to open a Cognitive Therapy Center.