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The Department of Psychology at the Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute (NVMHI) offers a variety of services to help meet the unique and diverse needs of our patient population. The department is comprised of 8 doctoral-level psychologists. While our team members come from diverse training backgrounds, the department specializes in the provision of behavioral and cognitive-behavioral treatments for psychological disorders. Department members also have expertise in Neuropsychology and Forensic Psychology. The department provides exceptional training experiences through the externship programs.



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Psychological Services

Clinical Psychology Externship

Contact Information

Psychology Department

(703) 207-7100

Director of Psychology and Forensic Services

Azure Baron, Psy.D. , CSOTP

Acting Forensic Coordinator

Azure Baron, Psy.D. , CSOTP

Psychology/Forensic Admin. Asst.

Ms. Diane Corum

Psychology Staff

Karen Cichon, Ph.D.
Tiffany Edwards, Psy.D.
Kristen Gardner, Psy.D.
David Stout, Psy.D.
Laurence Levine, Psy.D.
Tabetha Lyon, Psy.D.
Leslie Murray, Psy.D.
Michael Uh, Ph.D.

Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute