Child & Family Counseling Center


13649 Office Place, Ste. 102                      Phone: 703-670-5738

Woodbridge, VA 22192                                  Fax: 703-670-8213

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Staff Specialities and Areas of Interest

Sam Bowmer,  L.C.S.W.  Therapy for individuals, children, adolescents as well as their families.  Special interests in child development, behavior management and parenting skills, Learning disabilities, ADHD/ADD,  mood disorders and spectrum disorders.  (Sam has recently rejoined our practice!)

Renee Burdett, MD   Medical Director.   Board-certified in both child/adolescent and adult psychiatry.  Child, adolescent, and adult psychotherapy and psychopharmacology. Diagnostic evaluations for medication and treatment options. Special interest in ADHD, learning disorders, depression and anxiety in children and adolescents.   Named as one of Washingtonian Magazine’s top doctors in 2015 and 2016. Dr. Burdett is also the Medical Director of TMS NeuroHealth Woodbridge Center.

Jenna Casey, Psy.D.  Resident-in-psychology under supervision of James J. Crist, Ph.D.  Therapy and psychological assessment for children, adolescents, and adults. Special interest in play therapy for autism spectrum disorders, developmental delays, attachment and relationship difficulties, as well as other social, emotional, and behavioral challenges of preschool and school-age children. Parent guidance and individual psychotherapy for adults dealing with relationship issues, trauma exposure, and other personal concerns.

LaToya D. Cheatham, L.C.S.W.   Provides therapy for children, adolescents, adults, and families. Special interests include grief counseling, depression, self-esteem, anxiety, women's issues, relationship issues, stress, anger management, grief and loss, child development, behavior management, communication issues, parenting skills, learning disabilities, ADHD, ODD, mood disorders, and life transitions. Interventions are based on client’s needs and strengths to include cognitive-behavioral, task-oriented, insight-oriented, and solution-focused interventions.

Danica Copp, L.C.S.W.   Therapy for adolescents, adults, and families.  Special interest in adolescent female issues, parenting issues, high functioning autism (Asperger's), anxiety, depression,  relationship issues, stress, anger management, and grief and loss.

James J. Crist, Ph.D., CSAC.   Clinical Director. Individual and family therapy for children, adolescents, and adults.  Special interest in ADHD, depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, addictive disorders, relapse prevention, ACOA issues, and anger management. Psychological assessment. Substance abuse evaluations and treatment.  Website:  http://jamesjcrist.com.  Author of several self-help books for children and teens. You can also follow him on Twitter.   

Betty Graves, L.C.S.W., B.C.D.  Therapy for children, adolescents, and adults. Individual, family, and couples.  Areas of interest include divorce, grief counseling, depression, family mediation, alcoholic families, women's issues, stress and anger management, marriage enrichment.  Board-certified diplomate in social work.   

Katherine B. Harlan, Ph.D.  Diagnostic assessment and psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and their families. Special interest in remediation of learning disabilities and attentional deficits.


Office Manager: Christina Anderson    Billing Manager:  Debbie Place    

Secretary:  Kathy Neal