Dr. Charles W. Washam
M.J., M.S.W., M.Ed.
Dr. Charles W. Washam specializes in psychoanalysis and marital/couple psychoanalytic psychotherapy. His areas of focus and treatment include: generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, bipolar disorder, intermittent explosive disorder, major depressive disorder, personality disorders (borderline, narcissistic), and spirituality, i.e., an authentic "existential" conversation about one's meaning and purpose in life.
With over 35 years of experience, Dr. Washam is licensed in several states as a marriage and family therapist, clinical social worker, and professional clinical counselor. He trained in psychoanalytic psychotherapy at Emory University, the Atlanta Psychoanalytic Institute, and completed his personal psychoanalysis in 1989. Additionally, Dr. Washam is an ordained Episcopal priest (1978) and is canonically resident in the Diocese of Lexington.
Dr. Washam is a board certified diplomate with the American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work and with the American Board of Medical Psychotherapy. He is nationally certified as a clinical fellow by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, the American Academy of Psychotherapists, the American Association of Pastoral Counselors, and the American Association of Clinical Pastoral Education. He is also certified as a clinical member of the National Registry of Group Psychotherapists, the American Group Psychotherapy Association, and the National Board for Certified Counselors, and is likewise a member of the American Bar Association, the National Association of Social Workers, and the National Organization of Forensic Social Work.