Last updated: 2/26/2015

Christina Ralph, Ph.D. (703) 596-9476
Last Updated: 2/26/2015
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Gender: Female

Languages Spoken:

Focusing on:
Anxiety/Panic Disorders Asperger's Syndrome Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Autism Spectrum Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Depression Developmental Disability Family Issues Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Learning Disabilities Life Transitions Neuropsychological Testing Pain Management Parenting Issues Postpartum Depression Self Abuse Stress Suicidal Thoughts Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues
Also serving:
Anger Management Career/Employment Concerns Couple or Marital Issues Dual Diagnosis Education/Personal Development Immigration/Newcomer Men's Issues Multicultural Issues Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Personality Disorders Phobias Physical Illness/Impairment Pregnancy/Childbirth Psychosomatic Runaways Selective Mutism Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Orientation Sleep Disorders
Office and Contact Information
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Lifespan Psychological Services
5250 Cherokee Avenue
Suite 411
Alexandria, VA 22312
(703) 596-9476

Contact: Christina Ralph, Ph.D.

Office Hours:
MonBy appointment
TueBy appointment
WedBy appointment
ThuBy appointment
FriBy appointment
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 3 Hours
Weekends: N/A

Access by Public Transportation
Evening Office Hours


Years of Experience: 14

VA - Psychologist [0810003847]

Credentials and Certifications:

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: N/A
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: N/A

Sliding Scale: No

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
One Hour per week for Military and Families


Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Children (6-12) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)
Preschool (Under 6)
Specific populations:
Chronic Illness College Students Disabled Gifted Military/Veterans Suicidal
Adopted Biracial Cancer Patients Caregivers Children of Divorce Grandparents Immigrants/Refugees Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Obese or Overweight Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc) Step Families Transgender Twins
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Behavioral Coaching Cognitive/Behavioral Education Consultation Evaluation/Diagnostic Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Mindfulness Based Approaches Neuropsychological Testing or Consultation Parent Guidance Psycho-Educational Psychological Testing and Evaluation Systemic
Other theoretical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Case Management Crisis Intervention Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Family-Based Treatment (FBT) Gestalt Humanistic Information and Referral Long-Term Meditation/Relaxation Prevention Relational Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Methods - focus areas:
Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Individual
Other methods:
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:

Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Hispanic Indian Italian Portuguese
Professional Associations
American Psychological Association (APA) National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology