For many private schools in the DC metro area, an independent test is required for admission. Here is a list of DCschoolHUB-friendly professionals

Nobel Coaching & Tutoring
Active Your Student’s Inner Learner
Online, on your schedule, in the comfort of your home

Description: Nobel Coaching & Tutoring is an online education platform that seamlessly combines one-on-one coaching, tutoring, and tailored educational programs to maximize student development and help families thrive. As an educational solution designed around what worked for our founder and his family, we identify the hidden potential of children aged 8-19 and their families to position them for success in the real world. Through our Learning Plays™ principles, students “learn how to learn” and gain the necessary practical skills to build better study habits in core school subjects. All of this delivered online, on your schedule, in the comfort of your home

Valerie G. Slattery, Ph.D.
9734 Pleasant Gate Lane Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 299-8085

Description:Dr. Slattery possesses an expertise in psycho-educational and neuropsychological evaluations for children, adolescents and young adults. Dr. Slattery also performs Admissions Assessments for all area Independent schools. She has spent her entire career working in and with various schools in Maryland, Washington, DC and Virginia, and is therefore very comfortable and familiar working with teachers and administrators in a school setting. This experience also provides her with the knowledge and expertise in assisting families as they consider their child’s school options. Dr. Slattery’s therapy practice focuses on children, adolescents and young adults. She has advanced training in play therapy as well as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. Additionally, she holds a national certification in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She sees children ages two and one half through young adults. Because Dr. Slattery views children as living and functioning within the context of a system, her treatment includes parents, guardians, siblings, teachers, coaches, etc.

Grow Psychological Learning Center, Robin Belamaric, Ph.D
7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 1101, Bethesda, MD 20814

Description: Dr. Belamaric has been serving the DC metropolitan area from her Bethesda office for almost ten years, providing psychological services to clients of all ages. She provides: psychological, education, and socio-emotional assessment for diagnostic clarity and learning profiles; psychotherapy, counseling, and coaching for anxiety, panic disorder, chronic stress, talent development, and relationship problems; home-based behavioral change therapy; cognitive-behavorial therapy; educational testing and assessment to develop customized learning profiles for children and adults; and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy in group format. Dr. Belamaric has experience working with individuals, families, couples, and groups. She specializes in attachment therapy, executive coaching, and talent development, and enjoys getting to know her clients on a highly trusting and communicative level.|

Family Psychological Services of Capitol Hill – Samantha C. Sweeney, Ph.D.
735 8th St, SE, Suite 300 Washington, DC 20003

Description: Family Psychological Services of Capitol Hill serves the entire family in the heart of Washington, DC by offering individual, family, and group therapy for children, adolescents and adults. Behavioral and educational consultation services are available, as well as psychological testing and assessment. Dr. Sweeney also shares her extensive psychological knowledge with the wider community through presentations, workshops, and trainings. Additionally, with special interest and expertise in serving racial and ethnic minorities and people in unique and nontraditional families, Dr. Sweeney strives to serve a diverse population. No matter the chosen treatment modality, clients can expect support from Dr. Sweeney every step of the way. Call today for a FREE consultation.

Lisa A. Lenhart, Ph.D., LLC
100 Park Ave., Suite 105 Rockville, MD 20850

Description:I have more than 20 years of experience working with children and adolescents, conducting psychological evaluations on individuals of all ages to determine academic or emotional concerns, providing individual and family therapy, co-facilitating DIR-based interaction groups, and providing parent coaching and consultation regarding their children.

Kimberly M. Brooks, PhD & Associates, Inc.
8607 Second Avenue, Suite 506A Silver Spring, MD 20910
3231 Superior Lane, A-6 Bowie, MD 20715

Description:Kimberly M Brooks, Ph.D. & Associates, Inc. provides psychological and speech services for children and adults. We were recently named as one of Silver Springs top psychology practices. Our practice provides both assessment and treatment including individual therapy, psychological assessment, psycho-educational assessment, group therapy and speech therapy and assessment. We have been providing admissions testing for over 20 years. All of our associates have extensive experience and training in the most up to date methods for assessment and therapy. With offices in Prince Georges and Montgomery County we are able to provide services in locations that serve families across the Metropolitan area.