Alanna Covington, PhD

Alanna Covington, PhD

Dr. Alanna Covington is a therapist at the Behavior Therapy Institute.  She specializes in treating anxiety, depression, relationship challenges, and other emotional difficulties. Dr. Covington enjoys working with both individuals and couples from diverse backgrounds.  She considers therapy to be a collaborative process and uses an integrative approach with each client to craft the best treatment plan for their goals.

Dr. Covington graduated Magna Cum Laude from Georgetown University and is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. She earned her Master’s and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from American University. During her time at AU, she contributed extensively to the Stress and Emotion lab where her dissertation focused on emotion regulation processes in romantic couples.

Prior to joining ABTI, Dr. Covington trained and worked at the National Institutes of Mental Health, the DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center, the James J. Gray Psychotherapy Clinic at American University, and the Catholic University Counseling Center.

Dr. Covington has advanced training in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Integrated Behavioral Couples Therapy (IBCT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and the two specialized treatments for PTSD (Prolonged Exposure and Cognitive Processing Therapy).  She works with individuals and couples over the age of 18.

To contact Dr. Covington directly 
Call: 202-991-2200, Ext. 5