Samuel Greenberg, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist who works with children, adolescents, and adults. Growing up can be tough and managing behavior, feelings, and emotions during that process can directly impact school performance, social life, and family dynamics. Dr. Greenberg focuses on building skills and problem solving techniques with his clients to use today and into the future to relieve distress and discomfort from challenging situations – stemming both internally, like negative self-talk or compulsive thinking and externally, like dealing with difficult people and difficult situations. Between his undergraduate and graduate degrees, he worked in the public school system, supporting students with special needs, behavior challenges, and social development delays. That experience put him on the path of psychology, where successfully pursued both a masters and doctorate degree and puts his experience and skills to use to help his clients.
In his practice he uses a combination of approaches including cognitive-behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment, and DBT concepts with patients. He particularly enjoys working with families, the school system, other providers, and the support network where and when appropriate. Dr. Greenberg understands and recognizes the challenges behavior has on the family unit. He will well versed in the navigating approaches that help families with personality dimensions and behaviors have a more rewarding home experience.
Dr. Greenberg has over ten years of experience with helping patients achieve better mental health. Dr. Greenberg completed his predoctoral internship at the Kennedy Krieger Institute at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. While at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Greenberg trained within the Child and Family Therapy Clinic where he worked with children, adolescents, and families experiencing a wide range of psychological and behavior challenges. More recently, he has worked intensely with approaches to Anxiety related conditions, successfully treating OCD, BFRB, and body dysmorphia cases that are more severe to extreme.
Although a Maryland native, Dr. Greenberg received a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Wisconsin. He went on to obtain his Master of Arts degree in Clinical psychology as well as his doctorate degree in Washington DC. Dr. Greenberg lives in the area with his wife and his two children.