Tara Acevedo, Psy.D., J.D.

Dr. Acevedo is a Psychology Associate registered in the state of Maryland. She has eight years of experience treating many different clients in a variety of settings including private practice, hospitals, counseling centers, forensic facilities, and community behavioral health centers. Dr. Acevedo provides individual psychotherapy for adolescents and adults seeking treatment for a wide range of mental health concerns. She is experienced in working with individuals, families, and couples. Her areas of specialty include Depression, Anxiety, Mood Disorders, Trauma, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Adjustment Issues, and Relationship Distress. Dr. Acevedo is also experienced in psychological evaluation and assessment.

Dr. Acevedo obtained her undergraduate degree from Swarthmore College and earned her Master’s Degree in Human Development from the University of Pennsylvania. She then received both her Psy.D. and her J.D. from Widener University. She completed her clinical internships at Widener University Counseling Center and the Delaware Psychiatric Center. Dr. Acevedo’s therapeutic style emphasizes both psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral interventions to improve relationships, develop skills, and increase psychological well-being. She is flexible and integrative in her approach in order to meet the needs and desired outcomes of each individual.