Dr. Claudette Pilger, Psy D
Claudette Pilger, PsyD
Dr. Pilger is a psychologist in private practice with over ten years experience working with adults, adolescents, couples and families.  Before joining the clinical staff at My Psychiatrist in Herndon, Dr. Pilger was a psychologist on the Youth and Families Team at Woodburn Community Mental Health Center in Annandale, Virginia. Prior to her work in community mental health, Dr. Pilger was a member of the medical staff of the nationally recognized Children's Hospital National Medical Center-affiliated HSC Pediatric Center in Washington, DC, where she worked for four years as a psychologist with chronically ill children, adolescents and their families. Dr. Pilger has also worked with survivors of domestic violence at The House of Ruth, a therapeutic residential program for women and their children.  She has worked in schools throughout the DC area, supporting clinical teams in developing and implementing IEPS and behavior plans.

Dr. Pilger's areas of clinical focus include working with individuals with panic and anxiety, adhd, and trauma. She is a member of DC Panic Treatment Study, a team of clinical psychologists and psychoanalysts who are researching the effectiveness of short term psychodynamic treatment of panic disorder, and has contributed to clinical presentations on the topic. Through the national organization, Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder's (CHADD) Parent to Parent program and other trainings, she remains abreast of current best practices in working with individuals with ADHD across the lifespan.

Dr. Pilger received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from The George Washington University, her masters in Education from George Mason University, and her undergraduate degree in English from James Madison University. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder (CHADD), and a friend of the Washington Center for Psychoanalysis.

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