About Carey A. Heller, Psy.D.
Dr. Carey Heller is a licensed psychologist and founding partner of Heller Psychology Group. He specializes in the evaluation and treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), executive function issues, learning disabilities, and related items including anxiety.
For treating ADHD/executive function issues, Dr. Heller often blends traditional talk therapy with practical ADHD/executive function coaching. This provides clients with concrete tools to help them make improvements with time management and organizational skills. For children and teens, he often focuses on direct school items, such as keeping track of assignments, managing stress/feeling overwhelmed, and relevant study skills. With adults, Dr. Heller frequently helps them to be more efficient with work tasks, plan/organize better, and balance work and personal life obligations.
Furthermore, as a psychologist, he is able to help people process their feelings, increase motivation & self-esteem, and address other relevant issues. Paired with practical strategies, this can lead to significant improvements in task completion in addition to greater satisfaction and peace in life. Finally, Dr Heller provides psychotherapy, ADHD/executive function coaching (within the context of individual treatment), and formal assessment services. He also runs an executive functioning boot camp.
Dr. Heller completed his pre-doctoral internship at Jewish Family Services in Richmond, Virginia, which is affiliated with the Central Virginia Consortium. He also completed an externship at the DC Superior Court’s Child Guidance Clinic, as well. Dr. Heller has experience conducting psychotherapy and assessments with individuals across the lifespan in school, community mental health center, group practice, in addition to forensic settings. Dr. Heller received his doctorate in clinical psychology from The George Washington University.
In addition to his work with the practice, Dr Heller is an assistant clinical professor of clinical psychology at The George Washington University, providing assessment supervision to graduate students. He also serves on the board of the Montgomery County chapter of Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) as the chapter coordinator as well as on the board of Washington Independent Services For Educational Resources (WISER). Additionally, Dr Heller is a national topic expert contributor on ADHD for goodtherapy.org. He also has written several books, with more information under the “Dr Heller’s books” tab on the website. Furthermore, Dr Heller publishes a local blog on parenting for Montgomery Community Media. Finally, he is the co-chair of the Editorial Advisory Board for CHADD’s Attention Magazine.
- Psychotherapy for children, teens and adults
- Executive functioning support
- individual support
- group coaching
- Assessments & testing
Other Expertise & Services
- Speaking Engagements & Presentations