Core Faculty

 

Jane Prelinger, MSW

CESP Founder / Clinical Social Worker

Jane Prelinger, MSW, Founder of CESP, is a clinical social worker in private practice in Washington, DC offering individual and couple psychotherapy and clinical supervision. She is on the faculty of the Washington School of Psychiatry, the International Psychotherapy Institute, and guest faculty at the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. She is especially interested in issues of relationship and isolation, meaning and purpose, freedom and choice, and how these issues inform her clients’ lives. Click to visit Jane’s Website

Terry Chang, MSW

Clinical Social Worker

Terry Chang, MSW, is a Clinical Social Worker providing individual and couples therapy in downtown Washington, DC, where he focuses on men’s issues and trauma. He currently serves on the Board of Directors at the Mid-Atlantic Group Psychotherapy Society. As a long-time fan of existentialism in media and real life, he particularly enjoys exploring meaning, death, and isolation. Terry fortifies himself from those realities with good food, community, and active hobbies.

Megan Flood, MSW

Clinical Social Worker

Megan Flood, MSW, is a clinical social worker in Washington, DC, with over 20 years of experience providing psychotherapy clinical supervision to adult individuals and couples. Her clinical interests include reproductive mental health (especially infertility and pregnancy loss) and working with caregivers of aging or ill loved ones. Megan is a  Washington School of Psychiatry faculty member and has taught at American University, The Catholic University of America, and Marymount University.

Richard B. Smith, PhD

Richard Smith, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

Richard Smith, Phd, began life as an English major and worked in publishing for twelve years before retooling as a psychologist. He maintains a private practice in DuPont Circle, doing individual and couple therapy and consultation. Through CESP, he periodically leads “existential book clubs,” in which we explore existential themes by reading and discussing novels and plays. He is the 2021 winner of the May Sarton New Hampshire Poetry Prize; his book Not a Soul But Us – a novel narrated in sonnets – will be published in Spring 2022 by Bauhan Publishing.

Michael Stadter, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

Michael Stadter, PhD, is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Bethesda. His practice includes long-term and brief psychotherapy, clinical supervision, and organizational consultation. He is a founding faculty member of the International Psychotherapy Institute and a faculty member at the Washington School of Psychiatry. Dr. Stadter has authored a number of publications, includingVisit Michael’s Website

Guest Presenters

  • Charlotte Blutstein, LPC
  • Julie Mitchell, LPC
  • Emily Randall, MSW
  • Michael Stiers, PhD
  • Jonathan Stillerman, PhD
  • Carlo Strenger, PhD
  • Barry Wepman, PhD

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Center for Existential Studies and Psychotherapy

4910 Massachusetts Avenue NW
STE 223
Washington DC 20016

cesp.wdc@gmail.com

CONTACT US

We can be reached using this form.

4910 Massachusetts Avenue NW
STE 223
Washington DC 20016

cesp.wdc@gmail.com

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