Education
Ph.D. Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
APA Approved Program in Clinical Psychology
Dissertation Defended with Distinction, April 1984
Degree Awarded 1985
M.A. Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
APA Approved Program in Clinical Psychology
January 1982
B.A. Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Sociology and Psychology with High Honors
Phi Beta Kappa; Magna cum laude, May 1979
London School of Economics, London, England
Junior year abroad
Professional Experience

Dr. Nackman has been licensed to practice clinical psychology in Virginia since 1987. She has maintained an active private practice in the Falls Church area since licensure. While working for Fairfax County at both the Woodburn Center for Community Mental Health and the Springfield Outpatient Unit, Dr. Nackman gained extensive experience providing a wide array of mental health services to a diverse population of children and their families. She was one of the original therapists in the innovative Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Program initiated by Fairfax County in 1998. Dr. Nackman also served as a therapist on Youth and Family Outpatient Teams and on the Child Abuse and Custody Evaluation Team. Earlier in her career, Dr. Nackman was hired as the first Court Psychologist for the Alexandria Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court. While there, she worked with juvenile offenders and their families, provided consultation to court officers, lawyers, schools and other agencies, and completed psychological evaluations for the court. Throughout her career, Dr. Nackman has also enjoyed serving as a clinical supervisor for psychology interns and post-doctoral residents in psychology.


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