Katharine Ryan Rosenbaum, MA, LPC

Trauma, Sexual Abuse, Anxiety, Depression, Self Harming Behaviors & Behavioral Issues

Katharine regularly works with children, adolescents and adults dealing with depression, anxiety, adjustment concerns and women’s issues.

Katherine Ryan Rosenbaum, MA, LPC therapist in McLean Virginia
Katharine Ryan Rosenbaum, MA, LPC therapist in McLean Virginia

Katharine is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in the state of Virginia with a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology.

Katharine is a native to the Washington DC area, attending Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart for high school and receiving her Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Health Sciences from Marymount University. She has worked with families and children affected by domestic violence and with children who have experienced trauma, sexual abuse, and the diagnosis of selective mutism.

Throughout her career, Katharine has developed a familiarity with children, adolescents and adults in the hospital, residential and outpatient settings.

She has worked in a comprehensive outpatient opiate treatment center practicing individual, group and family therapy for adults with opiate addictions and co-occurring disorders. Most recently, Katharine has focused on adolescent males and females addressing trauma, sexual abuse, anxiety, depression, self-harming behaviors, and behavioral issues. She has nine years of experience working in the acute and long term care of clients facing mental health and behavioral concerns.

Katharine has a broad understanding of women’s issues and many interests which include developmental counseling, guidance, and consulting to facilitate normal growth and development from childhood to adulthood.

Katharine hopes to help her patients feel self-worth and make progress towards healthy and meaningful lives.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Katharine Ryan Rosenbaum and the rest of the Duffy Counseling team have master's degrees in clinical psychology and are licensed professional counselors in the state of Virginia. We are not licensed clinical psychologists and do not administer or interpret any psychological test at our office. We have a contracted licensed clinical psychologist on staff that does ALL administration and interpretation of psychological testing.

Client Population:

  • School-age children (ages 8-13)
  • Adolescents (ages 14-18)
  • Adults (all ages)

Types of Therapy:

  • Individual/Group/Family
  • Anger Management
  • Play Therapy
  • Behavioral and emotional disorders in families and groups

Specialties Include:

  • Trauma and sexual abuse in adolescents
  • Behavioral and emotional effects of addictions
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Self-harming behaviors
  • Behavioral Issues


  • Argosy University, Washington DC
    Master of Arts, Clinical Psychology
  • Marymount University, Arlington, VA
    Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, Bethesda, MD
    Highschool Diploma

Work Experience

  • Duffy Counseling Center
    –Supervised Intern in Counseling
  • North Springs Behavioral Health Care
  • Elkton Treatment Center – CRC Health Group
    –Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Residential Intensive Care Program
    –Mental Health Counselor
  • Dominion Hospital
    –Psychiatric Technician
  • Reston Hospital Center
    –Emergency Room Unit  Administrative Professional
  • Disability Support Services, George Washington University
    –Administrative Professional

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