Dr. Lawrence Dalton, PHD

Dr. Lawrence Dalton, PHD

Psychology | Male | 63 years old

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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.Read more

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In the most recent survey by Washingtonian Magazinenaming the best psychotherapists, sent to 1,500 therapists in the greater Washington,...Read more

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 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.

Dr. Dalton's Care Philosophy

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.

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 Panic Attacks      Anxiety Attacks and Health Worries      Generalized Anxiety and Free Floating Anxiety      Depression, Mood Disorders, and Suicidal Thinking      Social Anxiety, Shyness,       Speaking Fears, Performance Anxiety      Phobias, General and Specific Phobias       Obsessive or Compulsive Thinking      Anger Management Issues      Generalized Negative and Pessimistic Thinking      An Inability to Change and Reach Your Goals

 Perfectionist Personality, High-Demand Expectation Person       Workaholic Personality       Anger-Aggression Personality or Passive Personality       Avoidant Personality, Shy Personality       Autonomous Personality, Entitlement Personality       Hypochondriac Personality, Health Worrier       Obsessive-Compulsive Personality       Dependent Personality, Negative Personality

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  •  Specializes in Psychology
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  •  No board actions found

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  • Psychiatry

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Attack
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Depressive Episode
  • Grief
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Stress

Education

  • Medical School
    George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Virginia / Main Campus

    Completed in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania

    Completed in 1984

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine Department Of Orthopaedic Surgery Fellow In Hand and Microcascular Surgery

    Completed in 1985

  • Undergraduate School
    Ohio State University

    Graduated in 1976

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Psychology

Procedures Performed

  • Behavior Modification
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Marital Counseling
  • Stress Management