Dr. Rankin received her B.A. in Psychology at Rice University and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from George Mason University. Before beginning clinical work, Dr. Rankin conducted cognitive and developmental psychology research. She interned at Virginia Treatment Center for Children, Medical College of Virginia, treating children and adolescents in day, residential, and acute settings.
Dr. Rankin has worked with a variety of adult and child clients at community mental health agencies, inpatient settings, and in private practice. She has supervised doctoral level students in a university clinic and a psychiatric hospital. She has intensive training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and has conducted group and individual DBT in private practice. She has recent training in Dr. David Burn’s TEAM therapy. Dr. Rankin has extensive past experience with psychological and psycho-educational evaluations, and testing in schools, which informs her current psychotherapy work with children, adolescents and adults.
For a full list of experience, view Dr. Rankin’s CV