About Dr. Hayes
Dr. Caitríona Hayes is a licensed psychologist. She earned bachelors in Studio Art from the College of Charleston and Psychology from University of Maryland. Dr. Hayes earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in Child and Family Systems at the American School for Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Washington D.C.
Dr. Hayes’s training experiences involved providing individual, family, couples, and group psychotherapy and crisis intervention to a diverse client population of varying psychopathology. During internship, Dr. Hayes developed a parenting group focused on implementing behavioral interventions specified for oppositional behaviors. She has adapted this group to provide research-informed didactic training for parents of youth struggling with anxiety.
Dr. Hayes areas of expertise include the treatment of anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression, emotion dysregulation, trauma, and school refusal. She provides an integrative approach to treatment, grounded in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Family Systems Theory. She is certified in mindfulness training and incorporates mindfulness strategies and breathing biofeedback as complementary techniques for improving dysregulation.
Dr. Hayes’s approaches therapy through an accepting, warm, and non-judgmental lens. She values a collaborative therapeutic relationship and strives to deliver culturally informed therapy to meet the needs of all individuals, couples, or families presenting for treatment. Dr. Hayes can be reached at: (301) 610-7850, ext. 8, or email@example.com.