Tam Nguyen-Louie, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist

Clinical specialties



Do you feel sad or down for most of the day, nearly every day for an extended period of time? 

Do you sleep more or less than usual, or find it hard to get out of bed in the morning? Is it affecting your hobbies, school, or work?



Would your friends or family describe you as a worrier? Do you have difficulty in specific situations, like public speaking or social events? Do you have routines or rituals that need to done in specific ways in order to move on with your day?



 Have you had a prolonged repeated experiences of interpersonal trauma with your family, friends, or others? Do these memories have a profound impact on your day-to-day life and how you view yourself.


Asian-American struggles

Are you looking for a therapist who understands the complexities and intricacies related to navigating between Asian and American cultural differences? Are you struggling to process past and/or present family dynamics or the culture in which you were raised?

Services offered

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In-office therapy sessions located in Columbia, MD. At this time, in-person therapy is suspended due to safety and public health concerns related to COVID-19. Based on up to date guidelines, in-person therapy will resume at a later time.

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Available to residents of MD, D.C., and 26 other states (including VA, PA, TX) participating in the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact (PSYPACT).

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Contact me for a free 15-minute phone consultation to see how I can help, and whether your needs are a good fit for my practice.

Insurance accepted

CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)

Aetna (Maryland only)

Johns Hopkins Employer Health Programs (EHP)

Therapy modalities

— Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
— Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
— Compassion-focused therapy (CFT)
— Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR)
— Solutions-focused therapy