Dorothy Kaplan, Psychologist in Maryland

Dorothy Kaplan, Ph.D., MAC

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As a highly effective psychologist who has trained other providers in psychotherapy and brought innovative, best practices to health care systems, I am dedicated to reducing your suffering and enhancing your well-being. I do so by thoroughly understanding your unique situation and bringing a wealth of clinical and life experience to each of our sessions.

Licensed as a psychologist in Maryland and DC, I bring a wealth of experience along with compassion and currency with the most effective treatments for psychological health conditions. My therapy sessions are designed to thoroughly dissect your personal issues, help you understand and manage your emotions, and provide you with effective tools and approaches towards coping with life’s most challenging situations. You have taken a difficult first step by trying to find the best psychologist for you. Please visit my website to learn more about my credentials, specialized training, areas of expertise and public service. Patient well-being is my number one priority and I will go above and beyond to help you surmount your obstacles. I look forward to working with you.

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Specialties & Clinical Interests

  • ADHD
  • Alcohol Or Drug Use/Addictions
  • Alzheimer's & Dementia
  • Anxiety
  • Binge Eating
  • Chronic Illness
  • Depression
  • Divorce & Separation
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Fertility, Pregnancy & Postpartum
  • Grief & Loss
  • Men's Issues
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Neuropsychological Issues
  • Parenting & Parent-Child Relationships
  • Phobias & Fears
  • Pre-Marital & Marital Issues
  • Relationships
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stress/Stress Management
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Suicidality
  • Suicide Loss
  • Trauma & Ptsd
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Women's Issues

Therapy Types

  • Acceptance And Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Mindfulness

Community Specialties

  • 12-Step Programs
  • Asian
  • Biracial
  • Black
  • Cancer Survivors
  • Health At Every Size (HAES)
  • Hispanic Or Latino
  • Lgbtqia+
  • Military Families
  • People With Disabilities
  • Single Parents
  • Trauma Survivors
  • Veterans

Faith Based Specialties

  • Judaism

Fees & Insurance

Cost per Session
$235.00 - $275.00
Sliding Scale
Pay By
Cash, Check, Health Savings Account (HSA), Paypal, Venmo

Licenses & Certifications

Years in Practice
License #
District of Columbia
Professional Certification(s)
Master Addiction Counselor
National Certification Commission for Addiction Professionals
ASPPB Interjurisdictional Practice Certificate and Certificate of Professional Qualification in Psychology
Association of Sate and Provincial Psychology Boards
Graduate School(s)
Year Graduated
University of Vermont
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology