Our Staff: Northern Virginia Office

About Dr. Dalton

Dr. Dalton is a licensed psychologist who is the founder and director of the Center for Anxiety and Behavioral Change (CABC) in Rockville, MD.  He received his undergraduate degree in psychology from Villanova University, a master’s degree in psychology from The Catholic University of America, and a doctorate in clinical psychology from Fordham University with a specialization in child and family psychology. He completed two years of pre-doctoral training at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine – Kennedy Krieger Institute, and advanced postdoctoral training at the Maryland Center for Anxiety Disorders at the University of Maryland. He specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders in children and teens, with a focus on anxiety-based school refusal. He believes strongly in the importance of public outreach and frequently presents to student bodies, educators, mental health professionals, and community groups on the treatment of anxiety and related disorders. Dr. Dalton can be reached at 703-908-1020 ext. 2 or drdalton@changeanxiety.com.

About Dr. Reynolds

Dr. Monique Reynolds is a licensed clinical psychologist who earned her undergraduate degree from Yale University and her doctorate from Virginia Commonwealth University. She completed a fellowship in school-based mental health treatment and assessment with the University of Maryland Center for School Mental Health. Dr. Reynolds specializes in the treatment of children, adolescents, and adults who are experiencing anxiety and related disorders. She has extensive training in evidence-based treatments, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Exposure and Response Prevention for OCD, Parent Management Training, and Social Skills Training. Her clinical interests include anxiety-based school refusal, pediatric and adult OCD, generalized anxiety disorder, and social anxiety. Dr. Reynolds can be reached at 703-908-1020, ext. 3 or drreynolds@changeanxiety.com.

About Dr. Wilmer

Dr. Taylor Wilmer is a licensed clinical psychologist who earned her undergraduate degree in Psychological & Brain Sciences from Dartmouth College and her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Temple University. Her pre-doctoral training experiences included providing individual, couples, and group psychotherapy to a diverse client population of varying psychopathology and severity. Dr. Wilmer completed her clinical internship at McLean Hospital. She remained at McLean Hospital for her postdoctoral fellowship at the McLean Anxiety Mastery Program, where she provided intensive exposure-based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for children and adolescents with anxiety disorders. Dr. Wilmer specializes in the treatment of children, adolescents, and adults who are experiencing anxiety and related disorders. She has extensive training in outpatient and intensive evidence-based treatments, including CBT and exposure and response prevention (ERP). She has also received specific training in the SPACE (Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions) treatment protocol, a parent-based treatment for childhood anxiety and OCD. Her clinical interests include providing exposure-based CBT, particularly in an intensive format, for social anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and specific phobias. Dr. Wilmer can be reached at 703-908-1020, ext. 4 or drwilmer@changeanxiety.com.

About Dr. Anderson

Dr. Kelley Anderson is a licensed clinical psychologist who earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Elon University, her Master’s in Clinical Psychology from Loyola University Maryland, and her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Dr. Anderson completed a postdoctoral fellowship with specialized training in OCD, Hoarding, and related disorders at Stanford University. Dr. Anderson has extensive experience providing empirically-based treatments for anxiety disorders, with specific focus on obsessive-compulsive spectrum and related disorders (i.e., Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Hoarding Disorder, Tourette Syndrome/Tic Disorders, Trichotillomania/Excoriation Disorder (compulsive hair-pulling/skin-picking). She has specialized training in Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) treatment for OCD and often integrates components such as self-compassion, mindfulness, and the active pursuit of personal values.

About Dr. Bienstock

Dr. Bienstock is a licensed psychologist who received her doctorate degree in clinical psychology from The Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP) with a concentration in health psychology.  She completed her pre-doctoral training at Boston Behavioral Medicine in Brookline, MA and the Edith Nourse Rogers Veterans Memorial Hospital in Bedford, MA.  She completed her post-doctoral fellowship at the Behavior Therapy Center of Greater Washington (BTC) in Silver Spring, MD.  Dr. Bienstock works with individuals across the lifespan using evidence-based approaches.  Dr. Bienstock has clinical expertise treating obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety disorders, school refusal, emotion dysregulation and ADHD.  She also participated in the Trichotillomania Learning Center’s Professional Training Institute and works with individuals with body-focused repetitive behaviors (BFRBs). Dr. Bienstock can be reached at 301-610-7850 ext. 6 or drbienstock@changeanxiety.com.

About Ryan Smout

Ryan Smout recently joined our team as a doctoral extern. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Richmond and his masters at Wake Forest University, and he is currently a third-year student enrolled in the clinical psychology Ph.D. program at American University. Ryan has worked with individuals across the lifespan with a variety of needs, such as anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, selective mutism, and spirituality issues, and he often integrates traditional cognitive behavioral therapy with mindfulness and a values-based approach.