Tracy Palmer, PsyD, MPH
Dr. Palmer is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who works as an independent contractor with Bridges Therapy and Wellness Center to provide comprehensive psychological testing services for ages six and above.
She has a special interest in working with children and adolescents to assess learning and developmental challenges as well as a specific expertise in conducting Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) evaluations. Overall, she evaluates the presence of emotional, behavioral or attention disorders across the life span in order to tease out the various factors that may underlie processing challenges, upsetting emotions and/or behavioral symptoms.
After completing the evaluation, Dr. Palmer will arrange a meeting with you to discuss the findings and present a comprehensive, integrated report. This report will analyze the data, clarify any diagnostic criteria, and offer a wide range of tailored recommendations and resources to address your or your child’s specific needs, guiding you towards a well-structured plan for the next steps.
Please contact our administrative staff at (703) 865-4900 x0 if you are interested in having a psychological evaluation for yourself or your child, or if you have any questions pertaining to psychological testing.
Background: Dr. Palmer obtained her doctorate in clinical psychology from the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Washington, DC. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System/University of Maryland at Baltimore School of Medicine Consortium. Her clinical training also includes working with pediatric populations at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC. Prior to becoming a psychologist, she worked extensively in the field of public health as an epidemiologist and is passionate about helping families dealing with adjustment issues related to pediatric chronic illnesses. She’s credentialed as a national registered Health Service Psychologist and a member of various divisions within the American Psychological Association. In addition, she is an adjunct professor and has taught courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Dr. Palmer is licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.
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