Last updated: 4/3/2020

Ellen Neal, L.C.S.W., C.C.T.P. (703) 220-0107
Last Updated: 4/3/2020
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Licensed Clinical Social Worker Certified Clinical Trauma Professional

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken:

Are old patterns holding you back?  Stress and anxiety have a grip on you and you just want to feel happier?  Lost someone dear to you, or not so dear?  Are you dealing with remembered trauma from childhood such as physical or sexual abuse, or perhaps a more recent trauma?  In her work with individuals, couples, and elders, Ellen focuses on helping to identify, explore, and resolve difficulties faced in relationships, jobs, school, parenting, and life transitions such as divorce and aging.  She has a track record of helping people navigate through life problems.  Further, she possesses a warmth, honesty, and expertise that benefits clients in the therapy process.

Focusing on:
Aging Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attachment Disorders Depression Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Stress Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues
Also serving:
Behavioral Problems Career/Employment Concerns Dissociative Disorders Education/Personal Development Family Issues Gender Identity Men's Issues Multicultural Issues Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Pain Management Parenting Issues Physical Illness/Impairment Postpartum Depression Pregnancy/Childbirth Self Abuse Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Orientation
Office and Contact Information
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Ellen Neal, L.C.S.W., C.C.T.P.
297 Herndon Parkway
Suite 202
Herndon, VA 20170
(703) 220-0107

Contact: Ellen Neal, L.C.S.W., C.C.T.P.

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: 6 Hours
Weekends: N/A

Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair


Years of Experience: 24

VA - LCSW [0904006170]

Credentials and Certifications:
Certification in Cognitive Therapy (ACT)
Certified Clinical Trauma Professional
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Postgraduate Certificate Trauma Treatment

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $140
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

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (Anthem Health Plans) Anthem Southeast (KeyCare/Key Advantage PPO)
Anthem Health Plans Blue Cross Blue Shield (PPO)
Anthem Healthkeepers Plus Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP)

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +)
Young Adults (18-25)
Specific populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics)
Biracial Cancer Patients Caregivers Grandparents Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Obese or Overweight Parkinson's Transgender
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Behavioral Cognitive/Behavioral Feminist Internal Family Systems (IFS) Long-Term Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Psychodynamic Satir Somatic Experiencing Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Other theoretical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Body Centered Psychotherapy Crisis Intervention Focusing Holistic Humanistic Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Narrative Therapy Parent Guidance Psycho-Educational Redecision Therapy Relational Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Social Support Traumatic Incident Reduction (TIR)
Methods - focus areas:
Other methods:
Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Christian Hindu Jewish LDS/Mormon Muslim Pagan
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Alaskan Native Arabic Armenian Asian Brazilian Hispanic Indian Irish Italian Native American Pacific Islander Portuguese Russian
Professional Associations
Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW) Clinical Social Work Association (CSWA) International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP) National Association of Social Workers (NASW)