Cynthia Killough - Divine Mercy University

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FACULTY – Cynthia Killough, Psy.D.

Adjunct Faculty; Assistant Director of Training Clinic

Psy.D. The George Washington University, Clinical Psychology
B.S. North Carolina State University, Experimental Psychology

Dr. Killough grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina, and Brookline, Massachusetts.   After graduating from Mount Holyoke College with a degree in French, she traveled around the US, living in New York, NY, Phoenix, AZ, Chapel Hill, NC and Tampa, FL.  After volunteering at a women’s center as a peer counselor, she discovered her interest in clinical psychology and went on to earn a second Bachelors Degree in Experimental Psychology from North Carolina State University. She then earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from The George Washington University. Dr. Killough completed a pre-doctoral internship at the prestigious Chestnut Lodge Hospital prior to its closing.  She completed her post-doctoral fellowship at Georgetown University in the  Counseling and Psychiatric Services Center. She previously worked at the Linkages to Learning clinic in Silver Spring, MD for many years.  Dr. Killough is an experienced clinical supervisor, and has held the position of adjunct professor of clinical supervision at The George Washington University. In her private practice, Dr. Killough provides psychotherapy, psychological assessment and testing, consultation to small organizations, and supervision for graduate students and early career professionals.  She has a particular interest and expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of adult ADHD.

When Dr. Killough is not working, she enjoys spending time with her two daughters, Emily and Julia, ages 9 and 6, and her husband , Dr. Tim Ellsworth, also a psychologist and someone who very nearly became a professor of Theology. She met him on her first day ever in Washington, DC.  Dr. Killough  also likes to knit, paint, sew, write, cook, ride her scooter, and watch vintage stand-up comedy routines on You Tube.