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bioDr. Turer is a licensed psychologist in the District of Columbia. Her areas of interest include Stress Management, Mind/Body Wellness, Sleep Hygiene, Mourning & Loss, and Mindfulness/Meditation. Dr. Turer also specializes in adjustment to physical illness, injury and disability, and she has a particular interest in working with individuals and their loved ones coping with the emotional and mental ramifications of physical illness and injury.

From September 2010 to September 2011, she held a fellowship at Tampa General Hospital in a program focused on burn and acute trauma psychology and rehabilitation psychology. She graduated from Boston University in 2003 and earned her Psy.D. from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology in 2010.

 

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Dr Ellyn Turer Psychologist DCAs a  Licensed Psychologist in Washington DC (District of Columbia), Dr. Ellyn L. Turer’s area of expertise is total mind and body health.  She is particularly interested in working with individuals and their loved ones coping with the emotional and mental ramifications of physical illness and injury.

Throughout our website you’ll find additional information regarding her specialties as well as office location and contact information.

With an Office Location on DuPont Circle, Washington D.C.,
Dr. Ellyn L. Turer Specializes in:

  • Stress Management
  • Mind/Body Wellness
  • Sleep Hygiene
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Mourning and Loss
  • Grief
  • Medical/Health Psychology
  • Mindfulness/Meditation

Psychology Articles & Other News

  • Dr. Turer’s Non-Negotiables for Happiness & Balance (10/31/2018) - By Dr. Ellyn Turer -- October 22, 2018 -- There are 5 actionable & non-negotiable things I believe everyone can do to start feeling happier today. I call them non-negotiables because there is no negotiating out of doing them. I have been both actively pursuing and fascinated with happiness and balance for ...Read More
  • A Three-Year-Old’s Wisdom (1/30/2015) - February 2015---Several weeks ago, I gave a talk to parents of obese children on how to live a healthy lifestyle. Approximately 25 minutes into the talk a sweet 3-year-old girl with medium-brown hair in pigtails quietly walked into the room and took a seat next to her mother. Moments prior ...Read More
  • The Mind Body Minute with Dr. Ellyn L. Turer (1/14/2015) - January, 2015 -- STRESS. A word in which we are all too familiar. It seems as if the pace of our society becomes quicker with each passing moment, ultimately causing each of us to experience unnaturally high levels of stress on a regular basis. Routine exposure to such high levels ...Read More
  • Soothe Your Mind to Heal Your Body (10/31/2014) - November 16, 2014 -- By Dr. Ellyn L. Turer, Psy.D. -- I obtained a doctorate in clinical psychology to work with individuals diagnosed with an illness or injury as well as their families to help cope with the emotional/mental ramifications of having an illness/injury or being involved with such an individual. ...Read More