Childhood Development with Dr. Karen Weise

Katherine Marshall Woods, Psy.D.
5 min readNov 25, 2020

The University of the District of Columbia (UDC) television studios, UDCtv, provides the Washington, DC area with programming geared to foster health, political and environmental awareness. Dr. Katherine Marshall Woods hosts this UDCtv show entitled “A Healthy Mind” featuring guests from a myriad of professions lending information to promote healthy living and lifestyles. Entries entitled: “A Healthy Mind” share these interviews.

Drs. Katherine Marshall Woods & Karen Weise on set of A Healthy Mind

On January 5th, 2020, Dr. Karen Weise, was invited onto the show to discuss the nature and evaluation of childhood development. Dr. Karen Weise has dedicated 20+ years in psychology and psychoanalysis field. Dr. Weise specializes in helping individuals to work to remove challenges to achieving satisfaction in their lives. She focuses on tailoring her approach to each clients need and developing a collaborative therapy relationship, and provides clients with the tools they need to have consistent positive experiences in their lives. In 2009 she was featured in the Washingtonian Magazine’s “Best Therapists.” Dr. Weise currently is a professor of Psychology at the George Washington University. Furthermore, Dr. Weise holds her own practice in Northwest DC where she treats children, adolescents, and young adults for assessment therapy.

Dr. Marshall Woods: “Hello, my name is Dr. Katherine Marshall Woods, adjunct professor of psychology at The George Washington University, and your host for this edition of A Healthy Mind. The purpose of this video series is to educate and inform the public about mental health, from public policy and environmental factors to the various disorders that affect healthy minds.”

“Childhood, for many, is a time of growth, exploration, and mastery of skills that foster the ability to become increasingly capable leading to independence. However, for some children, there are influences that create challenges where support is needed in order to assist the child in their physical and emotional development.”

“Joining me today, on this edition of A Healthy Mind, is Dr. Karen Weise, who has a clinical practice in Northwest, Washington, DC, where she treats children, adolescents, and young adults for assessment and therapy. She has particular clinical interests in the assessment and treatment of autism spectrum disorders, gender variance…

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Katherine Marshall Woods, Psy.D.

Psychologist/Film Consultant; building scripts to create rich characters and themes; Author of Best Psychology in Film https://www.psychmindedmedia.com