Anh Tu Duong-Gaudio, LCPC
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Anh Tú graduated from Bates College with a Bachelors of Arts in psychology. She earned her Master’s degree in Mental Health and Counseling from Boston College. She received her clinical training at McLean Hospital, the largest psychiatric facility of Harvard Medical School.
At McLean Hospital, Anh Tú worked at the Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Institute where she was responsible for implementing individual Exposure Response Prevention (ERP) treatment plans for patients who have moderate to severe treatment-resistant OCD and co-existing mental health disorders.
Since relocating to the Washington DC area, Anh Tú has received extensive training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and DBT Prolonged Exposure therapy (DBT-PE). DBT-PE is a highly structured form of treatment that is used to treat PTSD symptoms among individuals who have trauma histories.
Anh Tú’s clinical training and therapy approach target adolescents and adults who exhibit symptoms of depression, anxiety, and PTSD (from their trauma histories). Furthermore, her expertise and experience are best suited for those who have symptoms and/or features of: OCD, phobias, depression, generalized anxiety, disordered eating patterns, and PTSD. By employing her skillful therapeutic techniques and nonjudgmental approach, Anh Tú helps her clients find a balance between acceptance and change. Anh Tú is committed to working with her clients to help them find a path that is most meaningful to them.