Meyer Treatment Center
Therapy – Psychiatry
The Meyer Treatment Center is a community of mental health professionals committed to providing the highest quality of clinical service at anaffordable cost. When you become our client, careful attention is given to your particular needs and circumstances. Recommendations are provided to guide and inform you through the process of starting therapy and choosing treatment options to best serve your treatment goals.
The Meyer Treatment Center operates under the auspices of the internationally renowned Washington School of Psychiatry, a non-profit organization founded in 1936 by a group led by Harry Stack Sullivan, the founder of the “Interpersonal School” of psychiatry. Consistent with its founding mission, the School continues to integrate emerging developments from psychological, biological and sociocultural research. The School’s ongoing training programs and its tradition of innovation and intellectual rigor provide a climate of intellectual growth and stimulation that supports the high quality of care offered to clients. Most Treatment Center clinicians are graduates of one or more of the Washington School of Psychiatry’s advanced postgraduate clinical training programs.
The Treatment Center offers individuals and couples in the Washington, DC metropolitan area a spectrum of mental health services provided by a dedicated, experienced, interdisciplinary staff. The Treatment Center emphasizes a team approach to treatment involving thoughtful reflection and collaboration among clinicians. Decisions about appropriate treatment are made as part of a consultation process with clients and the treatment team, including therapists, psychiatrists and psychologists. Decisions about the best treatment plan are reassessed throughout the treatment process. Treatment options may include individual therapy, couples therapy, psychiatric consultations, and medication management.
As part of the Treatment Center’s commitment to offer services to a broad spectrum of the community, fees are set as low as possible to provide increased access to mental health services. Treatment Center clinicians are experienced in working with a diverse clientele and with a broad range of clinical issues.
Who Seeks Therapy at MTC?
- are anxious or depressed
- suffered a loss or experienced a trauma
- face a difficult problem
- cannot work effectively
- want to communicate more effectively
- wish to change behavioral patterns
- have eating problems
- have low self esteem
- have suicidal thoughts
- have issues with relationships
- have a problem with impulsivity
- have a problem dealing with aggression
- wish to understand their conflicts better
- have difficulty with cross-cultural adjustment
- have experienced sexual or other abuse
- have sexual identity concerns
- face problems of aging
- Individual Psychotherapy
- Couples Therapy
- Psychiatric Services
- Medication Management
- Referrals when appropriate
Therapy sessions may be scheduled Monday through Friday from 8AM to 8PM. Medication appointments are available during certain times on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.
Leading the Treatment Center
Dr. Mary Eccles, Acting Director, is a clinical social worker who also holds a doctorate in Public Policy. She was Assistant Director of the Meyer Treatment Center from 2007-2013 and has been associated with the clinic since 2005.
Medication management fees (psychiatric appointments) are fixed a very moderate rates. Psychotherapy fees are determined on a sliding scale based on household income. Many insurance plans will reimburse a patient for part of the fee. While the Meyer Treatment Center is not in-network with any insurance plans, it will file claims for clients so that they can receive any out-of-network benefits their policies provide. The clinic is also a certified Medicare provider but does not participate in the Medicaid program.
For further information or to schedule an appointment, contact the office during regular business hours, 9:30AM through 5PM, Monday through Friday, at 202-537-6050.
Therapists are available Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 8 PM.