Dr. Neha Pancholi Patel, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist & Gurls Talk Mental Health Advisory Board
Telehealth & Arlington, VA
Adjustment Disorder/Life Transitions, Anorexia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Bulimia Nervosa, Couples Counseling, Depression, Disordered Eating, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Grief, LGBTQ+ Affirming Therapy, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Orthorexia, Panic Disorder, Relationship Problems/Concerns, Skin Picking, Hair Pulling, & BFRBs, Social Anxiety Disorder, Specific Phobias, Stress Management, Therapy for Racial/Ethnic Minorities, Workplace or Work/Life Balance Concerns
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Treatment Modalities

  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Family Therapy, Couples Therapy
  • Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) for OCD
  • Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT)
  • Family Based Treatment (FBT) for Eating Disorders

About Neha Pancholi Patel

Dr. Neha Pancholi Patel is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who is highly specialized in treating adolescents and adults with eating disorders, body image concerns, or disordered eating, anxiety disorders, depression, and strained relationships. Dr. Patel has experience in providing individual, family, and group therapy to both adolescents and adults. She works with clients to decrease their maladaptive behaviors, learn and implement adaptive coping skills, and increase positive interactions between clients and their family members.

Using her experiences (public school systems, private practices, psychiatric hospitals and a group home), Dr. Patel utilizes an empathic and non-judgemental lens to develop both evidence and research based treatment approaches for her clients. She takes great care in first and foremost understanding her clients' perspective(s)/concern(s) and then focusing on developing an individualized plan which meets her clients' needs. Ultimately, Dr. Patel is passionate about collaborating with clients throughout their journey together to ensure clients are empowered to develop a perspective for making a life change. 

Dr. Patel received her B.S. in Psychology from Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois. She also received her M.A. and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University in Washington D.C. 

She has worked at the following sites:

  • Linden Oaks Hospital- Eating Disorder Inpatient Unit, Naperville, IL.
  • Arabella House- Eating Disorder Group Home, Naperville IL.
  • Columbia Counseling Center – Private Practice, Columbia, M.D.

Dr. Patel is available to see clients aged 10 and above.

To make an appointment with Dr. Patel, call us today at 571.328.7408, Ext. 0 or contact us via our Contact Form.


“I have had the pleasure of sharing a client with Dr. Patel within the past year. She is dedicated to her clients, easy to communicate with and always open to collaboration. As a practitioner working primarily with those that have eating disorders collaboration is vital to a client's recovery and treatment plan. For this reason I would be more than happy to share clients with Dr. Patel in the future.”
Lauren Hirschhorn, MS, RD
“Dr. Patel is a very skilled and knowledgeable psychologist. I feel confident referring clients to her. She is warm, approachable, and compassionate. I trust they will receive the utmost care and attention when working with her”
Sonia Kotecha, LICSW/LCSW
“I have closely worked with Dr. Neha Pancholi Patel and she is such a dedicated, compassionate and down to earth person, which is what makes her a great therapist. She uses evidence-based practice and brings in the best resources for her clients. She is always readily available to collaborate with the client's treatment team which speaks of her dedication towards the well-being of every individual that she serves.”
Sheetal Joshi, MD