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Jane Baxter, PhD

Depression, Anxiety, Substance Abuse, Eating Disorders and Relationship Counseling
  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Substance Abuse

  • Eating Disorders

  • Relationship Counseling

Education
BA, Bucknell University
MSW & PhD, University of Maryland

About Me

Jane Baxter is a clinical social worker specializing in individual, couples, group and family therapy, and maintains a private practice in the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, DC. With over 17 years experience as an individual and marriage therapist, and as a graduate of The University of Maryland specializing in mood disorders and addictions, she is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of patients. Among her areas of expertise are depression, anxiety, binge eating disorders, addictions and exercise as a requisite need in the treatment of these disorders.

In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, Dr. Baxter has presented at National conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of Emotional Resiliency and Bringing Your Authentic Self to Relationships.

Dr. Baxter is an interactive, insight-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to help clients effectively address personal life challenges by addressing stuck points and practicing mindfulness. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques, as well as confronting and challenging the individual when necessary to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each patient. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the desired outcome. She strongly believes in the power of group therapy to work through and heal relational issues and problems that have early origins and conflictual present occurrences. 

License, Certifications & Awards 
Independent Licensed Clinical Social Worker, DC, #LC302953
Certified CrossFit Level I Trainer
Additional Training
Healthy Living Certification, Ann Wigmore Institute, Puerto Rico 

Professional Activities and Memberships

Member of the American Academy of Psychotherapists