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Ryan Schmidt, PhD, NCC, LMHC-S, LPC, LPCC

EMDR-CouplesCounselor
EMDR & Couples, Individuals

Dr. Schmidt is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and has been in practice and professionally
licensed since 2009. He has specialized in the areas of conscious and subconscious therapy involving all
aspects of the human condition. This has allowed him to create a unique trusted experience where all
aspects of care can be resolved without added therapeutic referrals while maintaining systemic levels of
continuity of care and wellness.

Dr. Schmidt has focused much of his practice on individual counseling (anxiety, depression, anger management, stress-related issues, etc…), couples counseling (client recognized successes in this area) and trauma-related therapy (processing the past experiences that dwell from childhood and beyond).

He’s been nationally recognized for his work with military/Veterans, practices related to subconscious trauma-informed care and his ability to systemically help with complex situations (including couples therapy) while sustaining lasting results by utilizing evidence-based care within his customized treatment planning process.

CLINICAL CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES:

  • National Certified Counselor (NCC), National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) [#290391] – Exp: 8/31/2026
  • Board Certified Coach (BCC), Center for Credentialing & Education (CCE), NBCC – 2022 (in progress) Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), State of Texas (#85748) – Expires: 8/31/2023
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor – Supervisor (LMHC-S), State of Florida (#18465) – Expires: 3/31/2023 Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), State of Arizona (#20617) – Expires: 12/31/2023
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), State of Virginia (#0701011207) – Expires: 6/30/2023
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), State of South Carolina (#5255) – Expires: 8/31/2023
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), State of Georgia (#008907) – Expires: 9/30/2022
  • Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), State of Minnesota (#3055) – Expires: 10/31/2022 Certified Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapist [EMDRIA approved] – 1/1/2022
  • Certificate Forensic Mental Health Evaluator, National Board of Forensic Evaluators [NBFE approved] – 2/3/2022

ACADEMIC AWARDS:

  • Program Chair; National Annual Conference, American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences – 2001 to Present
  • Outstanding Service Award; Track Chair; American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences – 2020
  • Best Paper Award; Healthcare Management Track; American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences – 2020
  • Outstanding Service Award; Track Chair; American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences – 2018
  • Best Paper Award; Healthcare Management Track; American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences – 2018
  • Distinguished Alumni of the Year; School of Health Professions; Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center – 2016
  • Nominated for the Alvah H. Chapman Jr. Outstanding Dissertation Award; Center for Leadership; FIU – 2015
  • Nominated by Arnold School of Public Health HSPM; Dissertation of the Year; Academy Health – 2014 Recipient of Arnold School of Public Health Doctoral Fellowship in Health Policy and Management – 2007/2008

To make an appointment call 703-231-7991 or email to info@dcvacounseling-psychotherapy.com