Dr. Eileen is a licensed clinical psychologist practicing psychotherapy in Washington, D.C., her home town. Dr. Eileen earned her bachelor's degree in Theology in 1983 from St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana and her doctorate in psychology in 1989 from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, Illinois. She trained and worked in a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient psychiatric / psychological settings including: university counseling, inpatient state and private hospital, and outpatient community mental health working with adolescents, young adults, adults, and elder adults.
After completing her internship at the University of Notre Dame and working for several years as a psychologist in a rural part of northern Indiana, Dr. Eileen returned to D.C. to launch her private practice. In 1994, she pursued further training in Family and Couples therapy at the Family Therapy Practice Center in Washington, D.C., a school for 'systems' thinking and strategic / structural intervention. In 2000, she finished training in Family, Couple, and Group psychotherapy at the Washington School of Psychiatry, programs designed for 'depth' psychoanalytic thinking. As adjunct professor, she has taught graduate courses in theory and technique at Argosy University in Arlington, Virginia.
Dr. Eileen is engaged in private practice full time.
- American Psychological Association
- APA Division 39: Psychology and Psychoanalysis
- SectionVIII: Couples and Family Therapy & Psychoanalysis
- Washington Professionals for the Study of Psychoanalysis