Dr. Stroud demonstrates compassionate curiosity as she helps her clients gain insight into their relationships and reconnect with what is important to them. She uses an integrative treatment approach to achieve lasting and meaningful change, including CBT and mindfulness in the short term change in symptoms, and a psychodynamic approach for long-lasting change.
Adult clients have sought support following major life stressors, including grief, divorce, job loss, and postnatal depression. Dr. Stroud has significant experience using Play Therapy with younger clients to address grief and loss, externalizing behaviors and trauma. Dr. Stroud emphasizes caregiver participation in the treatment of their child or adolescent.
Dr. Stroud received her Master's and Doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology from George Washington University, an American Psychological Association (APA)-accredited program. She completed her APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship at the Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut, a community mental health clinic. Dr. Stroud received doctoral training in both the Child Development and Primary Care departments of Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC. She completed her post-doctoral residency at the Center for Cognitive Therapy and Assessment. Additionally, Dr. Stroud received a Master's in Social Psychology at the London School of Economics.
Dr. Stroud is an active member of her community. She serves on several non-profit boards, including the Franklin L. Stroud Foundation for Children with Learning Differences, and has recently completed service on two private school boards.
Dr. Brooke Stroud, PsyD