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District of Columbia Therapists

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Pys.D., LMFT

Dr. McRitchie is a licensed psychologist and marriage and family therapist. He has provided psychological evaluations for hundreds of individuals struggling with a wide range of psychiatric disorders and challenges including PTSD, depression, anxiety, psychosis, personality disorders, domestic violence, substance abuse, and familial separation. Dr. McRitchie will provide you and your attorney an evaluation report that can be a significant factor in your successful case.

Dr. McRitchie specializes in psychological evaluations for clients seeking hardship waivers, asylum, N-648, U/T Visas, and VAWA cases. He obtained advanced training by Physicians for Human Rights and has been active in their pro bono asylum network since 2021. Dr. McRitchie has appeared numerous times in court as an expert witness. Dr. McRitchie has provided workshops and trainings to mental health providers on the best practices for identifying and managing serious mental illness and suicidal ideation.


My name is Isabella Stackl (she/her/hers) and I am a psychotherapist and clinical social worker, licensed in Washington DC, Virginia, and Maryland. I have over 14 years experience working with individuals and families, focused on trauma and attachment, adoption, positive parenting, PTSD, anxiety, depression, migration, acculturation, and working with LGBTQI community. I have my Bachelor’s degree and Master of Social Work from the University of Michigan and I am an immigrant myself. I have lived in Latin America, Europe, and the US, and am a native Spanish speaker.

Graduate of the Immigration Evaluation Institute

I specialize in psychological evaluations for immigration cases. These include extreme hardship waivers, cancellation of removal waivers, as well as asylum, VAWA, and U visa & T visa cases. My approach is to work closely with clients and their attorneys to provide a thorough evaluation process in a safe and welcoming environment. I offer thorough, professional evaluations and a quick turnaround time. My carefully detailed reports address the most important questions about your case.

Since 2016 I've completed over 500 immigration evaluations for clients from all over the world and worked with dozens of attorneys. I strive to provide services in a compassionate and empathetic environment, always assuring you the highest level of confidentiality.


I am a doctoral level clinical psychologist specializing in complex assessment cases, many of which require a comprehensive psychological testing and evaluation. I have immediate openings, am licensed in 35 states through PSYPACT, and can provide expedited assessments.

I have a deep appreciation for people and believe that we have the power to overcome the hardships in our stories. Reach out today to see if we would be a good fit!

Graduate of the Immigration Evaluation Institute

I’m a Licensed Professional Counselor with 15+ years of experience working with diverse clients in DC, MD, VA, and MI. I am passionate about using my clinical assessment skills and understanding of trauma to help clients and families with immigration cases. I strive to be warm, affirming, client-centered, and culturally sensitive, and I am personally rooted in a desire for social justice. I will work with you and your lawyer to produce a thorough, timely, and comprehensive psychosocial evaluation.

When I am not with my clients or my family, I am a Girl Scouts leader and a volunteer in the gun violence prevention movement. I recently relocated back to my hometown of Grand Rapids, Michigan; I have a telehealth practice serving MI, DC, VA, and MD. Most people value the time saved on travel to and from appointments and appreciate the flexibility to meet where it is convenient for them.

I look forward to hearing your story.


Dr. Brauman is an experienced forensic psychologist with a fair and compassionate approach to evaluations. In coordination with attorneys and/or USCIS, Dr. Brauman conducts psychological evaluations to assist with a variety of immigration-related concerns, including Asylum, Extreme Hardship VAWA, U-Visa, T-visa, etc. She also assesses for competency to participate in immigration proceedings. She produces comprehensive written reports/affidavits of her findings and often provides expert testimony in the Courtroom.


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