Amy M V Bowers

Psychologist, PhD

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Amy M V Bowers, PhD, Psychologist in Arlington
(703) 828-0371 Website

Amy M V Bowers

Psychologist, PhD


Bowers Psychology, PLLC
1655 North Fort Myer Drive
Suite 820
Arlington, Virginia 22209
(703) 828-0371
Amy M V Bowers is not currently accepting new clients.

It takes admirable courage to seek fuller understanding of ourselves and our struggles and to risk new ways of living. I provide a trusting, respectful setting to examine concerns thoughtfully. My approach is empathic, warm, and marked by compassionate curiosity about one's difficulties and beneficial ways to address them. I emphasize increasing awareness of the issues in question and developing coping responses that are useful, intentional, and aligned with one's needs and values. Successful psychotherapy is challenging, rewarding work aiming toward deeper self-awareness, genuine and fulfilling relationships, and consideration of situational factors that contribute to difficulties.

While I practice as a generalist, my particular areas of interest and expertise include sexual orientation, gender-related issues, grief/loss, body image/eating disorders, anxiety, depression, mindfulness, stress management, relationship dynamics/difficulties, adjustments related to life transitions such as aging and parenting, spirituality, and questions of identity and purpose.

I value examining underlying issues in depth and helping clients to develop helpful, effective strategies for dealing with stressors and difficulties. I believe that psychotherapy is ultimately beneficial in helping individuals to live well, to develop authentic and enriching relationships, and to find meaning and fulfillment in their lives.


  • License and State: 0810005099 Virginia


  • Cost per Session: $180 - $190
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: American Psychological Association
  • Member Since: 2000
  • Membership: Virginia Academy of Clinical Psychologists
  • Member Since: 2017


Bowers Psychology, PLLC
1655 North Fort Myer Drive
Suite 820
Arlington, Virginia 22209
(703) 828-0371
  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Illness
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Health/medical issues; chronic illness; cancer
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Life Transitions
  • Loss during pregnancy (e.g., stillbirth)
  • Men's Issues
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Cancer
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Heterosexual Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Transgender Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Existential
  • Interpersonal
  • Multicultural/Feminist
  • Psychodynamic
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group


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Last Modified: 01 Jan 2019
Amy M V Bowers, PhD, Psychologist in Arlington

Amy M V Bowers

Psychologist, PhD