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Mindfulness-Based Psychotherapy

Mindfulness based psychotherapy: Helping to find balance and overall well being

Stress Reduction

More Control Over Your Thoughts

Improved Mood

Mindfulness-Based Psychotherapy

Helping to find balance and overall well being.

Dr. Skowron, a licensed clinical psychologist, will work with you to develop a personalized approach to address stress, anxiety, life transitions, sleep, adjustment to medical issues, or other stress-related conditions by understanding how the mind impacts physical well-being and overall health. Regardless of what brings you to therapy, sessions allow you to gain self-awareness and learn ways to better navigate life situations.

benefits of Mindfulness-Based Psychotherapy include:

  • Reduced rumination. 
  • Decrease in anxiety,
  • Relationship satisfaction.
  • Mindfulness meditation affects our ability to focus attention and suppress distracting information.

Dr. Amanda Skowron Romano, Psyd

Dr. Skowron Romano specializes in mindfulness based interventions and stress management. At TMC, Dr. Skowron Romano oversees community and corporate programming, which is working to bring mindfulness and wellbeing to the greater community. Dr. Skowron Romano also sees individual clients and offers telehealth visits, in order to increase accessibility to therapy and meditation training.

Dr. Skowron Romano graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelors of Science degree in psychology and sociology. She received both her Masters and Doctoral degree from the APA-Accredited clinical psychology program at La Salle University in Philadelphia where she served as Chief Extern. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh where her training focused on stress management techniques. Dr. Skowron Romano has extensive specialized training in mindfulness-based therapeutic techniques. She has conducted research on mindfulness and published articles on postpartum depression.

In addition to working at The Mindfulness Center, Dr. Skowron Romano teaches mindfulness at Mind Body Health in Arlington, VA. Prior to joining The Mindfulness Center, Dr. Skowron Romano was part of a clinical team at Casey Health Institute (renamed CHI Health Care), an integrative primary care office in Gaithersburg, MD. Her work at the integrative center helped clients better understand the interplay of one’s physical and mental well-being. Dr. Skowron Romano ran the Mindfulness programming at CHI. Dr. Skowron Romano had also previously worked as a staff psychologist at the University of Maryland. Her passion is to work with a clinical focus on prevention and wellness.