LICENSED CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST
Specialties: Stress, anxiety, depression, life transitions, sleep concerns, adjustment to medical issues, working with new mothers adjusting to new demands
Treatment Modalities: Mindfulness-based approaches including mindfulness-based cognitive therapy and mindfulness based stress reduction, cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance-based approaches
Dr. Amanda Skowron is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in mindfulness based interventions, stress management, and the treatment of anxiety disorders. Amanda is passionate about breaking down the stigma of therapy and helps people understand that seeking therapy is about health and wellness.
Currently, Dr. Skowron works as part of a clinical care team at Casey Health Institute (CHI), an integrative primary care office in Gaithersburg, MD. The integrative center helps patients to better understand the interplay of one’s physical and mental well-being. She provides both individual and group therapy as well as wellness workshops. Dr. Skowron runs the Mindfulness programming at CHI.
Prior to joining Casey Health Institute, Dr. Skowron was a staff psychologist at the University of Maryland. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh where her training focused on stress management techniques. Dr. Skowron graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelors of Science degree in psychology and sociology. She received both her Masters and Doctoral degree from the APA-Accredited clinical psychology program at La Salle University in Philadelphia where she served as Chief Extern. Dr. Skowron has extensive specialized training in mindfulness-based therapeutic techniques. She has conducted research on mindfulness and published articles about postpartum depression. Her passion is to work with a clinical focus on prevention and wellness.
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