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Laura Kurzius, Ph.D.,

Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Laura Kurzius is a clinical psychologist specializing in work with children, adolescents, young adults, and families. She is a psychology associate with Capital Psychological Services and also holds a joint clinical and research postdoctoral fellowship at Children’s National Medical Center.


Prior to attending graduate school, Dr. Kurzius worked on psychological research at Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School and Columbia University. She received her B.A. in Psychology from Clark University.  Dr. Kurzius earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Catholic University of America.

Dr. Kurzius completed her doctoral internship at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington DC. She is skilled in utilizing evidence-based practices to assess and treat children from infancy through adolescence, families, and young adults who present with a diverse range of medical, developmental, social-emotional, and behavioral problems. Dr. Kurzius has also provided intervention and assessment services throughout a variety of pediatric clinics at Children’s National and Kennedy Krieger Institute/John Hopkins Medical School. As a result of these placements, Dr. Kurzius has cultivated a strong clinical foundation and passion for working with children and adolescents with anxiety and mood disorders and is able to tailor her approach to consider the context of somatic symptoms, medical presentations, and chronic illness. She brings a supportive and collaborative style to her work, helping children and their families address challenges and improve well-being.

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