Dr. Selena Snow is a licensed psychologist in the state of Maryland (license #03834).
Dr. Snow earned a B.A. in Psychology from the City University of New York and graduated Summa Cum Laude with honors in Psychology. She earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 1999 from the University of Maryland where she was admitted to the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.
Internship training was completed at Yale University School of Medicine followed by a two year Post-Doctoral Fellowship for advanced training in Clinical Psychology. Dr. Snow has advanced post-doctoral training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) (including from the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) from the University of Pennsylvania, and post-graduate training in treating Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) with Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) through the Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety at the University of Pennsylvania as well as the Behavioral Therapy Training Institute of the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF).
Dr. Snow has provided psychological services in many types of settings, including, medical hospitals, psychiatric hospitals, university counseling center, nursing homes and rehab facilities, and mental health clinics. Post-graduate employment has also included working as a psychological consultant at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.
Previous work experience has included conducting individual, couples, family, and group therapy as well as psychological and neuropsychological evaluations. Her research on anger management has been presented at scientific conferences and published in the Journal of Behavioral Medicine. She has also taught training seminars to psychiatry residents, in-house medical staff, and social work interns. In addition, she has supervised psychology doctoral students.
Currently, Dr. Snow is the founder and Director of The Snow Psychology Group, LLC, a group private practice in Rockville, MD, which has continued to grow through the referrals of satisfied patients and their medical providers. Therapists at the practice work from a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) orientation to help patients make changes in their patterns of thinking and behavior so they can feel better, cope more effectively, and move forward towards their personal goals.
Dr. Snow strongly believes in volunteering to serve her community and her profession. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Maryland Psychological Association (MPA) where she chairs the Professional Practice Committee. She has also volunteered on the clinical committee of the Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse (JCADA), volunteered with the Alzheimer’s Association leading a support group for caregivers of relatives with Alzheimer’s Disease, and served on the Board of Directors for her community civic association for more than a decade where she coordinated with county and state officials. Dr. Snow is frequently invited to speak to the community at large on a variety of mental health topics and is often interviewed and featured in the media to share her expertise and insights.
Dr. Snow is an active member of the American Psychological Association (APA), the Maryland Psychological Association (MPA), Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), and the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF).
Dr. Snow enjoys spending her free time with her husband of over 25 years and their 4 children, which includes twins.