Dr. Jamie West

Jamie West, Ph.D., Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Dr. Jamie West earned a Doctorate in Human Development with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy from a COAMFTE accredited program at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA. She earned a Master’s degree in Marriage & Family Therapy from Colorado State University and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Psychology & Family Studies from Central Michigan University.

Dr. West provides services to teens, families, adults, and couples. She has 7 years of clinical experience and has completed extensive training. She has provided services at private practices, university family therapy centers, and community mental health and forensic corrections facilities.

Dr. West has lived abroad in various countries and strongly values her client’s cultural differences. She utilizes a strengths-based, collaborative and systematic approach to therapy. In her work with individuals, she integrates techniques from Narrative, Solution-Focused, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness therapy modalities. Dr. West teaches couples strategies from the Gottman Method of Couples Therapy and Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy to provide partners with the skills necessary to strengthen friendship, enhance trust, and deepen their connections. Dr. West has completed the Gottman Method of Couples Therapy Level 1 training as well as the Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy clinical externship training.

Treatment specialties include: trauma/post-traumatic stress, grief and loss, social anxiety, substance abuse, coming out as LGBTQ+, anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), conflict resolution, relationship enhancement, premarital therapy, and challenges related to divorce and separation, including assistance with co-parenting.

Dr. West is a member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and regularly attends conferences presented by the Virginia Marriage & Family Therapy Division. She values continuing education and regularly attends training to stay informed of the most effective and innovative therapeutic approaches.

Regardless of the challenges you are facing, oftentimes, beginning psychotherapy is the first step toward becoming the healthiest version of yourself. MPS clinicians teach clients strategies for well-being so they can achieve self-empowerment, improved insight and increased life satisfaction. Contact us today to see how we can help you.

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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