Dr. Samantha Sweeney is a licensed psychologist in the District of Columbia. She has a Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Maryland-College Park, where she was also a fellowship recipient. Dr. Sweeney earned her undergraduate psychology degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Sweeney is passionate about education and has worked with students at all grade levels. She has been a preschool teacher at St. Columba's Nursery School in Northwest, DC, a consultant and researcher in DC Public Schools, and a School Psychologist in Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia. Dr. Sweeney also taught several undergraduate classes during her time at the University of Maryland-College Park. Dr. Sweeney has also worked as an adjunct professor for Howard University's School Psychology Program.
Dr. Sweeney will work with you to navigate life's everyday difficulties, help you discover your passion, and better understand the underlying patterns that guide your decisions. The goal is to encourage individual's feelings of empowerment and deepen connections - including the one with yourself. Dr. Sweeney understands that you are not just the concern that brought you to therapy. You are a full person and the intersections of gender, class, race, religion, sexuality, and others shape both who you are and how you experience the world. Whether your concerns are being directly caused by our current changes or exacerbated by them, Dr. Sweeney can provide the support you need.
University of Maryland-College Park
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Behavioral Problems, Depression, Education/Personal Development, Family, Grief/Loss, LGBTQ Issues, Life Transitions, Multicultural Issues, Parenting Issues, Stress
Cognitive/Behavioral, Education Consultation, Expressive Therapy, Humanistic, Meditation/Relaxation, Parent Guidance, Psychological Testing and Evaluation
Heterosexual, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual
Male, Female, Transgender, Gender-queer/non-conforming
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