Lifespan Psychological Services in Alexandria, Virginia
ADHD and Dyslexia Assessment for children and adults in Northern Virginia and Alexandria

Dr. Christina Ralph is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in comprehensive psychological testing/assessment of children, adolescents, and adults. Dr. Ralph's areas of expertise include evaluations for ADD / ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), learning disabilities (such as dyslexia), and autism spectrum disorders (formerly known as Asperger's, Pervasive Developmental Disorder).  She also provides detailed assessments to gain insight into an individual's developmental progress, emotional and behavioral adjustment, and social skills.

Lifespan Psychological Services is a fee-for-service, private practice offering consultation, psychological evaluations, psycho-educational testing, and psychotherapy / counseling.  The offices in Alexandria and Stafford are conveniently accessible for clients in the Northern Virginia, Washington DC, and Maryland area.



Psycho-educational evaluation Northern Virginia and Alexandria
Dr. Ralph's areas of expertise in therapy /treatment include individual, family, and parent therapy to address difficulties related to anxiety (e.g. generalized anxiety, social anxiety, panic attacks, obsessions/compulsions, PTSD), depression/ bipolar disorder, ADHD/ADD, and autism 
spectrum disorders.  

Dr. Ralph also works closely with parents in parent-support therapy to identify factors that are contributing to behavior problems and develop effective skills for managing behaviors in the home.

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    Posted Dec 17, 2014, 11:37 AM by Christina Ralph
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    Posted Dec 8, 2014, 8:24 AM by Christina Ralph
  • Support Group for Adults with ADHD Held by CHADD of Northern Virginia at the George Mason Regional Library, located at 7001 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA. First Tuesday of every month. More information can be found ...
    Posted Dec 1, 2014, 11:55 AM by Christina Ralph
  • Tips for Parents of Children with ADHD This Thanksgiving Helpful tips are offered by Understood.org for parents to manage problems that can arise during holidays.
    Posted Nov 26, 2014, 11:45 AM by Christina Ralph
  • Animated Short on Learning Disabilities Here's a YouTube video presented by Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities: Click here
    Posted Nov 26, 2014, 11:41 AM by Christina Ralph
  • Ask the Expert Broadcast Special Broadcast: Holiday Gifts for Children with ADHD Wednesday, December 3, 2014Offered by the National Resource Center on ADHD
    Posted Nov 21, 2014, 12:34 PM by Christina Ralph
  • Seeing Learning and Attention Issues Through Your Child's Eyes Understood.org offers parents a way to better understand the daily experiences of their child due to attention and learning issues.  You can obtain a personalized profile at their website
    Posted Nov 19, 2014, 8:12 AM by Christina Ralph
  • Mindfulness for ADHD CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) of Northern Virginia is offering a Mindfulness and Stress Reduction Workshop at Project Safe in Alexandria, VA, on Saturday, November 22 ...
    Posted Nov 17, 2014, 6:17 AM by Christina Ralph
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