Gillian Carty-Roper, PhD, is a clinical psychologist at MedStar National Rehabilitation Network serving adults with amputations, those recovering from joint replacement surgery and other physical disabilities.
She received her master’s and doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Carty-Roper completed an APA approved clinical internship at the University of Medicine & Dentistry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Jersey.
She joined the MedStar NRH Psychology Group in October, 2015.
Prior to coming to MedStar NRH Dr. Carty-Roper worked for many years providing consultation and psychotherapy services to residents of Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing facilities in Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties. She has extensive experience working with older adults who have mild to moderate cognitive impairments and their caregivers. Dr. Carty-Roper is particularly interested in working with older adults who are coping with the physical and emotional challenges that can arise as a result of chronic medical problems and aging. She provides psychotherapeutic interventions aimed at supporting older adults to make lasting lifestyle changes in order to improve their physical health and emotional well-being.
Dr. Carty-Roper is a member of the American Psychological Association and is licensed in the District of Columbia.
- Graduate Education: University of Maryland at College Park (1989)
- MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital