Experience and Vision
For 30 years, the Ross Center has been providing effective, long-lasting solutions that allow children and adults to live their best lives.
Our internationally renowned psychiatrists, psychologists and therapists provide an array of evidence-based psychological and psychiatric treatments for a wide variety of mental health conditions.
This unique, collaborative approach to treatment ensures that you receive the optimal mix of services, resulting in faster improvement, significant reduction in symptoms, and hope for a healthier future.
Dedicated to Improving Patient’s Lives
The Ross Center was established by visionary anxiety specialist Jerilyn Ross, whose own struggle with mental illness inspired her to create a world-class treatment center for others whose lives have been disrupted by anxiety and depression.
We pride ourselves on keeping up with the latest research and providing the best practices to our patients and their families.
As anxiety and depression rates have skyrocketed, the need for short-term, effective treatment for mental health disorders has grown. We’ve responded to that need with expanding offices in Washington DC, Northern Virginia, and Manhattan.
Professional Management Team
At The Ross Center, we have a dedicated management team to ensure that each patient receives the highest quality, most effective treatment and personalized, responsive service in all of our locations.
Beth Salcedo, MD, has been the Medical Director of The Ross Center since 2002. She strives to live up to the visionary expectations of Jerilyn Ross in maintaining the highest standards of mental health care. Dr. Salcedo is a board-certified psychiatrist, and recently served as President of the prestigious Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA). She is consistently named one of Washingtonian magazine’s “Top Doctors”.
Greta Hirsch, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist who has served as the Clinical Director of The Ross Center since 2000. Dr. Hirsch provides valuable teaching and supervision to all of the psychologists in the center, and ensures that each clinician is providing the most effective evidence-based treatment to all patients. Dr. Hirsch is highly regarded for her expertise in cognitive behavior therapy and exposure-based treatment.
Alisha Felder, MBA, is the Director of Operations for The Ross Center. Her role is to ensure that patients receive exceptional support throughout all their interactions with the center. Alisha oversees the daily operations of The Ross Center’s 3 locations, 40+ clinicians, and numerous support staff, maintaining a bridge between The Ross Center’s front office and clinical operations. Alisha brings her business acumen and passion for helping people to facilitate optimal patient care.
At The Ross Center, our goal is to exceed your expectations with a welcoming environment, coordinated care teams, and attentive service.
Our compassionate patient care team is trained to listen carefully to your concerns and direct you to the clinician and/or type of service best suited to your situation. You’ll find offices that have been designed for your comfort, with calming interiors in a relaxed setting. In addition, we offer evening and weekend hours so that booking an appointment is not another stressor in your life.