Nicholas Kirsch, Ph.D., Psychologist Individual, Couples, and Group Psychotherapy; Process Groups for Psychotherapists
 Nicholas Kirsch, Ph.D., Psychologist     Individual, Couples, and Group Psychotherapy;Process Groups for Psychotherapists

2 Locations:

Downtown Bethesda

4809 Saint Elmo Ave

Bethesda, MD 20814  

 

Dupont Circle

1619 21st St NW

Washington, DC 20009

 

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Phone:

301.442.7618

 

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Email:

nicholaskirsch56@gmail.com

DEGREES & LICENSURE

 

2003                            DC Psychologist License #1000147

 

1990                            Maryland Psychologist License #2590

 

1988  Ph.D.                 Temple University-Clinical Psychology

                                       (Letter of Commendation)

 

1984  B.A.                  University of Maryland-Psychology

 

1981  A.B.                  Georgetown University-Government,

                                        Business Minor.

                                       (Lacrosse-Captain, and Sailing)

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

1990-present:  Clinical Psychologist, Private Practice:  individual, couples and group psychotherapy

 

2000, 2009, 2012:  recognized by Washingtonian Magazine as “Best Psychologists in Washington,

DC.”

 

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,

MD.

 

1987‑1988: Psychology Intern, Alexandria Community Mental Health Center,

Alexandria, VA.

 

 

RELEVANT (NON-PSYCHOLOGY) EXPERIENCE

 

1999-2013:  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.

 

 

 

ADDITIONAL TRAINING

 

2017-2019:  American Academy of Psychotherapists, Advanced Training Institute-Tranformational Integrative Group Psychotherapy

 

2008-2010:  Group Psychotherapy Institute (2-year training), Washington School of

Psychiatry.

 

2001-2005:  American Academy of Psychotherapists, Advanced Psychotherapy

Tranining Institute- Process Group Facilitation

 

1997-1999:  American Academy of Psychotherapists, Advanced Psychotherapy

Tranining Institute.

 

1986:  Virginia Satir International Training Institute, Family Systems

Training, Crested Butte, CO.

 

 

WORKSHOPS PRESENTED

 

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 with various professional organizations.

 

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

Conference.

 

Kirsch, N. (1999).  To Play or Not to Play:  Psychotherapy with Adolescents.

Presented at American Psychological  Association, Division 39, Washington

Chapter Meeting.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

 

American Academy of Psychotherapists (AAP).

 

American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA).

 

Mid-Atlantic Group Psychotherapy Society (MAGPS).

 

APA Division 39 Local Chapter, Washington Psychologists

for the Study of Psychoanalysis (Past Vice-President).

 

 

 

 

 

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