David Cranford, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

1800 Town Center Drive, Suite 420, Reston VA 20190

Phone: 240-303-2141    Fax: 703-662-0544    Email: david@davidcranford.net

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Roles

EDUCATION

1999 Doctorate of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill  1997 Masters of Arts in Clinical Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

1993 Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Maryland at College Park, Magna Cum Laude




PRACTITIONER

  •  Business analyst

  •  Psychological evaluations

  •  Individual and group psychotherapy

  •  Educational evaluations

  •  Behavior intervention plans



ADMINISTRATOR

  • Clinical Director-Provided supervision to clinical, behavior, and educational staff.

  • Psychiatric Rehabilitation Director-Constructed program activities consistent with empirically validated treatment modalities.

  • Special Education Director- Maintained the effectiveness and efficiency of service delivery.




RESEARCHER

       • Ethnic differences in symptom presentation

       • Health effects of cynical hostility

       • Nicotine addiction

       • Alternative programs for students with emotional and behavioral disabilities




PRESENTER/INSTRUCTOR/TRAINER • Diagnosis and treatment of psychological disorders • Introduction to Psychology • Psychological and educational testing • Functional Behavior Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans



LICENSE

I am licensed as a Clinical Psychologist in the District of Columbia (#1000082) and the state of Virginia (#0810003603). I have been a member of the American Psychological Association and the DC Psychological Association.



TREATMENT PHILOSOPHY

The glass is definitely half full!  I realize that all of us experience life challenges that seem to pull down our spirits and cause us to be despondent and hopeless.  Each of us has a set of beliefs and expectations that help to manage these bumps in the road.  I assist others with developing a roadmap for success using active listening, honesty, encouragement, support, empowerment, and respectful humor.  Through the process of therapy, I assist others with filling their glass so that they can live an enjoyable life.





My Resume

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