Who We Are

Mary Beardsley, M.Ed has been an educator for over thirty-five years and in private practice as an educational consultant for over fifteen years. She received her undergraduate degree in psychology from Clark University and her Masters in Education from Lesley College. Following 10 years as a resource room teacher, Ms. Beardsley specialized in the assessment and remediation of learning disabilities. She served as an educational diagnositician with both the Kingsbury Center and the Developmental School Foundation Schools and co-taught a seminar in learning disabilities at George Washington University. In addition to providing admissions testing for school age children, Ms. Beardsley conducts diagnostic educational evaluations.

Hilary N. Klein, Ph.D., a native Washingtonian, is a psychologist licensed in Maryland and the District of Columbia. She graduated cum laude from Columbia College, Columbia University with a undergraduate degree in psychology and holds Ph.D. in clinical psychology from George Washington University. Her predoctoral internship was at Chestnut Lodge Hospital and CPC Health, where she conducted therapy and testing with children, adolescents, and adults. Dr. Klein has a private practice in Bethesda and Washington, DC where she sees children, adolescents, and adults in individual and couples therapy. She has special interests in anxiety, depression, and grief/loss. www.hilarykleinphd.com

Anne B. Thompson, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist who has been in practice for over 25 years. She attained an undergraduate degree in psychology from Stanford University and a doctorate from George Washington University. She completed an internship at Children’s Hospital Medical Center and a postdoctoral fellowship at UCLA Center for Health Services. Her career has focused on providing psychological evaluations and psychotherapy for children and adolescents as well as school readiness assessments. In addition to private practice, Dr. Thompson has served as a consultant for a child care center for children living in poverty.