Dr. Danielle Rothman is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. And as a member of the Insight Into Action Therapy team, enjoys providing therapy services for individuals of all ages and backgrounds. She believes that a trusting relationship is the foundation of healing and growth, and offers a warm and supportive environment in which individuals can identify the underlying causes of the obstacles they face in order to overcome them.
Dr. Rothman specializes in working with children under the age of 10. She has a unique ability to connect with children who may not be able to convey their emotions in words, which can lead to behaviors that disrupt family functioning. She offers children the opportunity to express themselves in their own language, using a combination of play and talk therapy, while working closely with parents to understand the needs of the family and restore harmony to the home.
She also conducts comprehensive psychological testing for children and adults. Testing generates an in-depth understanding of an individual’s strengths and needs, yields an informed diagnosis, and provides specific recommendations for success in areas such as school, work, and relationships. Additional information regarding psychological testing is available here.
Additionally, as someone who has navigated the journey of career changes herself, Dr. Rothman provides counseling to individuals who are contemplating a career switch.
Dr. Rothman graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Human Development degree from Cornell University, then earned a law degree from Harvard Law School. She then worked as a corporate lawyer. In 2015, she earned her Doctorate in Psychology from The George Washington University.
Dr. Rothman’s Background
Dr. Rothman completed her internship at Youth Consultation Service in East Orange, New Jersey, providing psychological testing and therapy to children and adults, with a focus on young children.
As a postdoctoral fellow at Atlanta Psychological Services in Atlanta, Georgia, Dr. Rothman gained specialized training in psychological and forensic testing with children, adolescents, and adults. Her training also included providing attachment-based therapy for young children and their families at the Lourie Center for Children’s Social and Emotional Wellness in Rockville, MD, and conducting court-ordered evaluations for youth involved in the juvenile justice system at the Family Court Child Guidance Clinic in Washington, DC. She is also proficient in providing school-based therapeutic interventions, group therapeutic play programming, and parental skills training.
After living all over the East Coast, Dr. Rothman is happy to be settled in Frederick, MD. She brings balance to her own life through her love of yoga, photography and mystery novels.