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Vanessa Buonopane, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

✓ In-Office: Rockville, MD

✓ Accepting New Patients

Insurances Accepted

  • Carefirst/BCBS
  • Self-Pay

For self-pay rates, please email us: billing@orchardmentalhealth.com

Ages Served

  • Children (ages 6-12)
  • Adolescents (ages 13-18)
  • Adults (ages 18-65)
  • Geriatrics (ages 65+)

About Dr. Vanessa Buonopane (she/her)

    Dr. Vanessa Buonopane is a graduate of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Washington, D.C. campus. She completed her pre-doctoral internship, which focused predominantly on neuropsychiatric disorders, at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, DE. She also completed a post-doctoral residency at a small private practice in Fairfax, Virginia, where she conducted psychological evaluations and provided individual/group/ family therapy with children, adolescents, and adults using a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) approach.

    In her spare time, Dr. Buonopane is an avid fiction reader and enjoys working on puzzles. She also recently picked up a new hobby, diamond painting.

    Expertise

    Education

    • Doctor of Psychology, Clinical Psychology The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

    Fun Fact

    • Dr. Buonopane reads over 150 books per year.

    Dr. Buonopane is a frequent contributer to our Blog! Read her featured Blog Posts…

      Therapy and Medication Combination OMHG Blog

      What is a Psychological Evaluation?

      If you are a parent or an adult wondering if you have some sort of neurodivergence, a psychological evaluation might be able to help you find answers. An assessment psychologist conducts a series of “tests” to understand an individual’s cognitive and emotional functioning.

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      Will my Therapist send me to the Hospital OMH Blog

      How to Understand Your Psychological Evaluation Results and Recommendations

      Psychological evaluations can be very scary for many individuals and can invoke a lot of anxiety as individuals wait for their test results. It can also bring relief to many individuals, as they confirm diagnoses they thought might be present.

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      practicing social skills with children OMH Blog

      Getting Older — Memory and Cognitive Concerns

      As we get older, it is inevitable that we are going to experience memory and cognitive concerns. So, when should you start to worry that something more serious is going on? If you, a family member, or a loved one believes that significant memory and cognitive concerns are present, it is best to talk with your PCP.

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