Welcome to Lifespan Psychological Services!

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.

Dr. Christina Ralph is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in comprehensive psychological testing/assessment of children, adolescents, and adults. Dr. Ralph's clients present with a wide range of issues, including 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.

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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