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.