A Premier Mental Health Center

Offering practical, effective, and powerful solutions for all your mental health needs.

Experience and Vision

For over 30 years, The Ross Center has been providing effective, long-lasting solutions that allow children and adults to live their best lives.

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Considered One of the Top Mental Health Centers

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 mental health center for others whose lives have been disrupted by anxiety and depression. After receiving treatment for her own anxiety and phobia, she cofounded the Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA) in 1979.

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 mental health centers in Washington DC, Northern Virginia, and New York City.

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.

 Mary E. (Beth) Salcedo , MD

Mary E. (Beth) Salcedo , MD

Psychiatrist, Medical Director

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, PMH-C

Greta Hirsch, PhD, PMH-C

Psychologist, Clinical Director Emeritus

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.

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.

World Renowned Clinicians

You can successfully overcome your symptoms with the compassionate guidance and expertise of our dedicated psychiatrists and therapists, who bring both outstanding clinical and interpersonal skills to your treatment. Whether you’re looking for highly regarded child and adult psychiatrists and therapists in DC and Virginia, or exceptional child and adult psychiatrists and therapists in NYC, our experts are dedicated to meeting your needs.

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