About Janet Summers

Janet Summers is a well-respected, senior psychotherapist who has provided individual, family and couples therapy for over thirty years. She is known by her colleagues as someone who cares deeply about people and their lives. She combines traditional professionalism with contemporary understanding and utilizes a holistic approach to helping clients solve their problems. 

Ms. Summers is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Social Work where she continued post-master's training. She attended Howard University for undergraduate school. She has received years of ongoing training in specialty areas including chemical dependency & psychopharmacology, trauma & hypnosis,  adolescent behavior, ADD & processing disorders, relationship transformation and neurofeedback.

She continues to study integrative health and natural, non-drug methods to resolve mood and cognitive problems.  She has trained as a Blaustein Fellow in nutrition with the Mind-Body Institute. She is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Mid-Atlantic Society for Biofeedback and Behavioral Medicine. Ms. Summers is the author of "Strategies for Communicating with Defensive Children" (out of print) and for six years was a health journalist producing and hosting a nightly talk show on Washington, DC radio station WOL and then nationally on XM channel 169.

Ms. Summers is also a member of the National Association of Social Workers, The American Society for Clinical Hypnosis and The Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback.