Dr. Ilana Sterman is a Clinical Psychologist licensed in Connecticut, Virginia, and Washington, DC. With over 20 years of experience as a licensed mental health professional, Dr. Sterman works primarily with individuals and couples 18 years of age and older, focusing on such challenges as: mood disorders, anxiety disorders, relationship issues, trauma, and challenges around everyday life stressors. Dr. Sterman believes everyone should feel comfortable with their therapist, and hopeful about the therapy. When you feel this way, therapy is more likely to be helpful. She uses an integrative approach drawing from psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and somatic theories. She believes in accessing each person’s unique strengths and resources to facilitate growth, new learning and fulfillment.