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ST JOHNSBURY PSYCHOLOGY ASSOCIATES

1097 Main Street | St. Johnsbury, VT |802.424.0595

Dr. Judith Markey, Psy.D.

Dr. Judith Markey holds a master’s degree and doctorate in clinical psychology (Psy.D.) from the American School of Professional Psychology in Washington, D.C. Her clinical work with adolescents and adults includes the treatment of depression and anxiety and other mood disorders, trauma and grief issues, LGBTQ issues, and Asperger’s syndrome, among other issues. She is available for individual, couples, family and group therapy.

 

Dr. Markey previously worked in private practice in the greater Washington, D.C., area and for eight years served as an adjunct professor in the master’s and doctoral-level clinical and master’s level counseling programs at the American School of Professional Psychology. She has consulted to treatment programs, supervised candidates for licensure in psychology and counseling, and conducted psychological evaluations over the course of her 30-year career. She has worked in New Zealand as a consultant to a residential treatment program and is licensed to practice psychology in Vermont, New York, New Zealand, and Ireland. She is a former professional modern dancer and a past president of the Vermont Psychological Association.

 

PSYCHOTHERAPY

Dr. Markey practices an integrative model of psychotherapy, utilizing a psychodynamic foundation with cognitive, behavioral, and experiential interventions as necessary. She has advanced training and experience in psychodynamic psychotherapy, brief object-relations therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, experiential therapy, and integrative psychotherapy. When appropriate, she incorporates dance/movement therapy, art therapy, and psychodrama into her practice.

 

CLINICAL SPECIALTIES

Anxiety Disorders | Dr. Markey specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders. These include generalized anxiety, specific phobias and social phobias, panic disorder with and without agoraphobia, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. She has over 25 years of experience treating anxiety and practices an integrative model of psychotherapy developed by Dr. Barry E. Wolfe, a leading expert on anxiety treatment and a mentor in her doctoral program. This approach incorporates psychodynamic, experiential, behavioral, and cognitive-behavioral models. Sessions help patients identify, explore, and reconcile some of the underlying factors and root causes of their anxiety and teach skills to manage everyday symptoms.

Psychological Assessment | Dr. Markey offers comprehensive diagnostic psychological and psychoeducational evaluations for adolescents and adults. She also provides comprehensive presurgical psychological evaluations for bariatric surgery.