Susan Jackson-Walker, Ph.D.
Dr. Jackson-Walker is a licensed clinical psychologist who provides therapy to children, adolescents, adults, and families. She has a specialty in pre-teen and teen issues, including depression, anxiety, eating disorders, self-harm, school anxiety, and parent/teen conflict. In addition, she has special expertise in working with children and teens who have undergone trauma, or who have pediatric/medical problems (particularly GI issues, such as abdominal pain, irritable bowel syndrome, constipation/encopresis, IBD etc.).
Dr. Jackson-Walker also provides couples/marital therapy to couples in all stages of their relationships. She can help with improving communication and problem-solving skills, increasing intimacy, and strengthening the parenting team. She also works with divorced and blended families to navigate difficult transitions and reduce conflict.
Dr. Jackson-Walker conducts psychological evaluations with children, adolescents, and young adults, assessing ADHD, school and learning issues, and behavioral/emotional concerns.
Dr. Jackson-Walker received her B.A. from Vassar College and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Child/Family Clinical Psychology at Michigan State University. She completed her internship at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington DC, and did a postdoctoral fellowship in Adolescent Health at University of Maryland Medical Center. She has been involved in training new psychologists for over 15 years in university and medical settings.