Dr. Dana Lipsky

Dana Lipsky, Psy.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Owner & Clinical Director of MPS PLLC

Arlington Virginia Psychologist Dr Dana Lipsky Dr. Lipsky earned a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the APA-accredited program at the American School of Professional Psychology (ASPP), Washington, DC. She also earned a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from the ASPP and a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Colorado. Dr. Lipsky graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Indiana University. She is licensed as a Clinical Psychologist in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.

Dr. Lipsky has over 12 years of clinical experience and has completed extensive training. She has worked within a variety of settings including: community mental health centers, established group psychotherapy private practices, psychiatric hospitals, secondary schools, university counseling centers, and military care facilities. Additionally, she is a former employee of the Department of the Army and understands the unique experiences and challenges of active and former military members and their families.

Her treatment specialties include: anxiety (including fears, worries, panic, and social anxiety), depression (including pre & postnatal), relationships (with romantic partners, family members and friendships), LGBTQ populations, life transitions, and couples/marital therapy.

Dr. Lipsky plays an active role in therapy and incorporates techniques from Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Strength-Based, Solution-Focused, Acceptance and Commitment (ACT) and Mindfulness therapy modalities. In her work with couples, Dr. Lipsky utilizes the Gottman Method of Couples Therapy in conjunction with elements of Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples. She has completed the Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level I & Level II training(s) and the Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy clinical externship.

In order to keep informed of the latest research and most effective treatments, Dr. Lipsky strongly values continuing education. Most recently, she has attended conferences on anxiety, sex therapy, couples counseling, and grief and loss. She is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), the Virginia Psychological Association (VPA), the Maryland Psychological Association (MPA), and the International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP). Dr. Lipsky was selected as the Top Psychologist in Arlington, Virginia by the International Association of Healthcare Professionals (IAHCP) in 2015.


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Arlington Location

2000 N 15th Street
Suite 200
Arlington, Virginia
22201

Phone

703.988.6861

Business Hours
Monday: 10:00 AM-8:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM-8:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM-8:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM-8:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM-2:00 PM

MPS has 2 convenient office locations in Northern Virginia.

MPS Arlington is in the heart of Courthouse/Clarendon, 2 blocks from the Courthouse Metro (Orange & Silver Line(s)), and offers easy access to major roadways (50, 395, 66, & the GW Parkway). Metered parking spots and garage parking is available for a fee.

MPS Tyson’s Corner is in the new “Boro” neighborhood, less than a ¼ mile from the Spring Hill Metro Station (Silver Line), and offers convenient access to the Dulles Toll Road, I-66, I-495 and other major roadways. Free surface parking spots and garage parking is available.

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Tyson's Corner Location

8401 Greensboro Dr
Suite 550
McLean, Virginia
22102

Phone

703.831.6008

Business Hours
Monday: 10:00 AM-8:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM-8:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM-8:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM-8:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM-2:00 PM