DEGREES & LICENSURE
2003 DC Psychologist License
1990 Maryland Psychologist
1988 Ph.D. Temple University-Clinical Psychology
(Letter of Commendation)
1984 B.A. University of Maryland-Psychology
1981 A.B. Georgetown University-Government,
(Lacrosse-Captain, and Sailing)
1990-present: Clinical Psychologist, Private Practice: individual, couples and group psychotherapy
2000, 2009, 2012: recognized by Washingtonian Magazine as “Best Psychologists in Washington,
1992-1995: School Psychologist (Consultant), St. Patrick's Episcopal Day
School, Washington, DC.
1989-1992: Medical Staff, St. Mary's Hospital, Leonardtown, MD.
1990-1992: Staff Psychologist, Community Psychiatric Clinic, Gaithersburg,
1987‑1988: Psychology Intern, Alexandria Community Mental Health Center,
RELEVANT (NON-PSYCHOLOGY) EXPERIENCE
1999-present: Youth Coaching: lacrosse, basketball, baseball, football.
1974-1988: Camp Counselor and Associate Director. Echo Hill Camp, Worton, Md.
1989-present: Surrogate Foster Parent.
1990: Founding Board Member, Echo Hill Campership Fund, non-profit charity foundation.
1974-1986: Small business accounting.
FACULTY AND EDITORIAL APPOINTMENTS
Adjunct Professor, George Washington University, Washington, DC.
Adjunct Professor, The American University, Washington, DC.
Editorial Board, Voices: The Art and Science of Psychotherapy. Journal of the American Academy of Psychotherapists.
2008-2010: Group Psychotherapy Institute (2-year training), Washington School of
2001-2005: American Academy of Psychotherapists, Advanced Psychotherapy
1997-1999: American Academy of Psychotherapists, Advanced Psychotherapy
1986: Virginia Satir International Training Institute, Family Systems
Training, Crested Butte, CO.
Kirsch, N. (1990-present). Numerous workshops, process groups and
demonstration (“fishbowl”) groups on experiential and humanistic therapy,
group therapy, fathering, youth coaching and camp counseling, parenting,
risk-taking, and more.
Kirsch, N. (2004). Countertransference Symposium. Presented at AAP
Institute and Conference.
Kirsch, N. (2000-present). Group Therapy Demonstration Groups. Presented
at Mid-Atlantic Group Psychotherapy Community Outreach Conferences.
Kirsch, N. & Cohen, D. (1998 & 1999). Revisiting and Reintigrating the Sins
or our Fathers. Presented at AAP Summer Workshop and Institute and
Kirsch, N. (1999). To Play or Not to Play: Psychotherapy with Adolescents.
Presented at American Psychological Association, Division 39, Washington
American Academy of Psychotherapists.
Mid-Atlantic Group Psychotherapy Society.
APA Division 39 Local Chapter, Washington Psychologists
for the Study of Psychoanalysis (Past Vice-President).
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