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Dr. Oscar Harp III, Psychologist

Stress, Anxiety Relationships Self esteem, Motivation Depression Coping with life changes
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About me

I'm a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of Maryland and a retired school psychologist in the District of Columbia. Served as an adjunct professor at the University of the District of Columbia in the Psychology and Counseling Department. I have worked as a clinical psychologist with addictions, mood and anxiety disorders, and behavioral stress reduction at both outpatient and inpatient Military Treatment Facilities. My clinical expertise include: clinical, psycho-educational, and comprehensive evaluations as well as treatment of child and adolescent behavioral problems, and mindful meditation.
I have a history delivering psychological services to children (ages 6 to 12), adolescents, adults, military, and geriatric clients, at various settings including nursing homes, hospitals, universities, public and charter schools, youth correctional facilities, and military treatment facilities (MTF).
I have a Postdoctoral M.S. in Clinical Psychopharmacology from Fairleigh Dickinson University, Ph.D. and M.S. in Clinical Psychology from Howard University, and undergraduate B.A. degree in psychology from Clark Atlanta University. My APA-accredited Clinical Psychology Internship was from Children's Hospital National Medical Center.

Professional experience

45yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Relationships Self esteem, Motivation Depression Coping with life changes

Additional areas of focus: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coaching, ADHD, Intellectual Disability, Military and Veterans Issues, Phobias

Clinical approaches: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

Services offered

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License information

MD Psychologist 05154


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Dr. Oscar Harp III. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Very knowledgeable and explains issues in words you can understand.

Written on Mar 03, 2023 after therapy with Oscar for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, and coping with life changes

I am thankful to have been connected with Dr.Harp. In my first three sessions I opened up to Dr. Harp. I am convinced now that he had a strong sense of what he could teach me that would enable me to help myself.
I am going to continue my sessions with Dr. Harp. He has explained changes I need to make to achieve my goal of better health, not just mentally but physically as well!
For me it is going to take some time and with Dr.Harp’s help, my future looks bright.

Written on Oct 20, 2021 after therapy with Oscar for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, coping with life changes, and adhd