Staff

 Linda Fleming McGhee, J.D., Psy.D.

 Dr. McGhee trained for her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at George Washington University. Prior to completing studies for her doctorate, she      received her law degree from George Washington University, after which she practiced law and served in various administrative roles for a                number of years. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan. Dr. McGhee is currently on the clinical faculty for the        Washington School of Psychiatry.  She is a former Adjunct Professor at George Washington University and the Chicago School of Professional          Psychology where she taught personality assessment.

Dr. McGhee is a Board Member of the Maryland Psychological Association.  She recently served as the Director of the Teaching and Learning Center at the Landon School in Bethesda. Prior to that, she served several years as a psychologist at Landon. 

Dr. McGhee’s treatment specialties include anxiety, depression and adjustment-related disorders. Stressors surrounding academic and high school/college pressures are also a treatment focus. She also treats adults and children coping with divorce, adoption and identity concerns.

In terms of assessment and testing, Dr. McGhee specializes in the assessment of children and adolescents for learning problems, emotional problems, executive functioning, and ADHD. Dr. McGhee also uses her extensive background in law and psychology to provide educational advocacy for clients and families including negotiation of IEPs. She also  performs testing (WPPSI and WISC) for the purposes of admissions into independent schools.   A related specialty is  consulting on school  selection, both local and boarding schools. 

 Dr. McGhee speaks publicly and writes about a variety of issues including executive functioning, stress and children, divorce and children,                diversity, assessment and ethical concerns.

 Stephanie Posner, Ph.D.

 Dr. Posner received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from George Washington University.  Her clinical training has been focused primarily on    working with children, adolescents, and young adults.  Stephanie has experience in a variety of settings including working with adolescents in a        District of Columbia public charter school that serves students with emotional disabilities and working with young adults at Georgetown                    University’s Counseling and Psychiatric Services.  She completed her predoctoral internship at the Psychiatric Institute of Washington where she        provided individual and group therapy to children, adolescents, and adults. Stephanie specializes in working with children, adolescents, and young    adults around issues of anxiety, depression, and identity development

 Stephanie has well-developed assessment skills which she cultivated throughout her clinical training.  She specializes in assessing children and  adolescents for learning difficulties, emotional issues, executive functioning, and ADHD.  She believes that the assessment process should be used  to holistically understand the individual in order to help them become the best that they can be. 

 Prior to completing her doctoral studies in clinical psychology, Dr. Posner earned her law degree from the University of Maryland and practiced law  for seven years.  She is a graduate of Duke University from which she earned an A.B. in public policy.  Stephanie utilizes her varied educational and  work experiences in her work with her clients.