Jeanette M. Witter, Ph.D.

Jeanette M. Witter, Ph.D.

Jeanette M. Witter

Name: Jeanette M. Witter, Ph.D.

Department of Primary Appointment: Medical & Clinical Psychology
Position: USU Faculty
Title: Assistant Professor

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Office Phone: (301) 295-9671




Assistant Professor of Medical and Clinical Psychology
Education: B.A. (1977) in Psychology, Trinity College; Ph.D. (1986) in Clinical/Community Psychology, The George Washington University
Licensure: Psychology - State of Maryland and the District of Columbia

Clinical Practice

Private psychotherapy practice for over 25 years which currently focuses on individual therapy with adults from an integrative psychotherapy approach. Practice has also included couples and family therapy, individual therapy with children and adolescents and psychodiagnostic evaluations of children, adolescents and adults. Clinical consultation/training/program development with community based programs including homeless shelters, transitional living programs and day treatment programs.

Research and Teaching

Graduate Student Teaching: Ethics in Professional Psychology; Cultural Diversity; Brief Dynamic Therapy; Foundations of Psychotherapy; Stress and Trauma in the Military Context.

Dr. Witter serves as the Coordinator of the core clinical courses for the department including facilitating the use of the National Capital Area Medical Simulation Center in students’ clinical training.

Professional Activities

Selected Professional Activities: Dr. Witter is a member of the American Psychological Association and a Fellow of the Maryland Psychological Association. She is a member of the District of Columbia Psychological Association and serves on the DCPA Ethics Committee.