Cognitive Behavioral Strategies

Lynne S. Gots, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist

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2440 M Street, NW
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Washington, DC 20037

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Lynne S. Gots, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist with 30 years of experience in cognitive-behavioral therapy and behavioral medicine, and an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at The George Washington University School of Medicine.  She has been in private practice in the Washington, DC area since 2000.  Previously she practiced in Oak Park, Illinois and worked in several Chicago-area hospitals, including the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, where she also was an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at the Northwestern University School of Medicine.

Education and Training

  • PhD in Clinical Psychology, The Illinois Institute of Technology
  • MS in Counseling, The University of Pennsylvania
  • BA magna cum laude in Psychology, Brandeis University
  • Post-doctoral internship, The Illinois Masonic Medical Center
  • Behavior Therapy Institute graduate, The International Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Foundation

 Licensure and Professional Affiliations

  • Licensed in Maryland and Washington, DC
  • The American Psychological Association
  • The Maryland Psychological Association
  • The DC Psychological Association
  • The National Register of Health Care Providers in Psychology
  • The International OCD Foundation
  • The Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Clinical Fellow
  • The Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

Dr. Gots has been a frequent guest on local TV news programs, where she has discussed such topics as fear of flying, college readiness, and parenting concerns.  She was the author of a monthly column, ShrinkRap, in the Gazette newspapers.

© 2008-2017 Lynne S. Gots, PhD. Photographs by Steven Marks Photography.