Alison M. Howard, PsyD, M.Ed., CGP
I am currently providing psychotherapy and consultation remotely via video conferencing. For established patients, I am now providing in-person sessions in my DC home office in Cathedral Heights one week a month.
Affiliations and Memberships
Alison McGrath Howard has been in private practice since 2001. She has advanced training in neuropsychological assessment, couples therapy, and group psychotherapy. As a board member for the Mid-Atlantic Group Psychotherapy Society, Dr. Howard established the Anti-Racism Task Force in 2020, which is now a full committee of the Board. She is currently Associate Director of Diversity and Outreach for the Institute of Contemporary Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. She leads or co-leads two white affinity groups. Dr. Howard has taught for the Chicago School of Professional Psychology.
I am completing my clinical psychology doctoral program at The Chicago School for Professional Psychology and, as part of my training, am now seeing patients for psychotherapy and consultation as a Psychology Associate under Dr. Howard's supervision.
Margaret Wilmot Francis is a predoctoral extern in the 4th year of her clinical psychology doctoral program (PsyD) at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She obtained her BA in Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and her MA in Forensic Psychology from Argosy University-Inland Empire. Currently, she is a licensed psychology associate in Washington, DC. Margaret strives to cultivate a safe and professional environment centered around processing and working through one's traumas and interpersonal issues. Margaret is trained in cognitive-behavioral and psychodynamic therapy, but hopes to further expand her skills. In her personal live, Margaret enjoys personal training and hiking.