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Dr. Keith Saylor received his Ph.D. in Health Psychology from Stanford University and his Master’s Degree in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University. He is the President and CEO of NeuroScience, Inc., and sees patients both in his private practice and in clinical trials.

Dr. Saylor is a licensed clinical psychologist (Virginia) who maintains active research and private practices. Dr. Saylor is an experienced clinician and researcher with expertise in conducting clinical trial research for new medications for behavioral health. He is either a lead or co-author on a wide range of publications related to the psychological health of children, adolescents, and adults.

 

Primary Areas of Focus


  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder
  • Eating Disorders
  • Trichotillomania
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Specific Phobias
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Depression
  • Insomnia

Dr. Saylor was a featured therapist on two episodes of “Hoarding: Buried Alive,” which aired on TLC and Discovery, and he was named a “Top Therapist” by Washingtonian Magazine designating him as:

“One of the most respected therapists in the area.”

Dr. Saylor has received formal training in Good Clinical Practice for research trials, as well as training and certification in numerous standardized assessments. Dr. Saylor is well known in the research community for the quality of his data. Four of his studies were audited by the FDA between 2007 and 2010 with excellent results (no findings). Dr. Saylor was the first practitioner in the Washington, DC, metropolitan region to introduce Virtual Reality Therapy (VR). 

Dr. Saylor is the principal developer of the Life Participation Scale for ADHD (child and adult versions), which has been used successfully in several large clinical trials to measure and chart the improvements in ADHD symptoms not captured by other questionnaires. He specializes in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) with a particular emphasis on mindfulness-based CBT and mindfulness-based stress reduction.

Memberships and Associations


  • International OCD Foundation (IOCDF)
  • Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)
  • Anxiety Disorders Associate of America
  • Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
  • Association for Contextual Behavioral Science
  • American Psychological Association (APA)

Featured Media


  • American Psychologist
  • Baltimore Magazine
  • NBC4 News with Doreen Gentzler
  • Outside Magazine
  • Reader’s Digest
  • Rudy Maxa’s Fearless Traveler
  • The Washington Post
  • U.S. News & World Report
  • Washingtonian Magazine