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Meet Our Clinicians

Patricia M. Fuss, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist


Dr. Fuss is a clinical psychologist who has been licensed in the state of Virginia since 1999. She has worked with many patient groups over the years, including children, adolescents, adults and families. More recently, she has been specializing in the treatment of women’s mental health, particularly as it relates to difficulties that arise during pregnancy and the postpartum period. She is a professional member of Postpartum Support International (PSI) and Postpartum Support Virginia (PSVA). Dr. Fuss is trained in EMDR and other trauma therapies and uses a mixture of insight-oriented, cognitive behavioral and relationship-based therapy approaches to help her patients overcome their difficulties and reach their goals. Dr. Fuss completed her undergraduate education in Psychology at Brown University, and received her PsyD from Baylor University. Her pre-doctoral internship was completed through Eastern Viriginia Medical School (EVMS) and her post-doctoral work was completed at the DeJarnette Center in Staunton, VA.

Christine Truman, MD

Psychiatrist


Dr. Truman is a board-certified adult psychiatrist with expertise in psychopharmacology, psychiatric diagnosis, and disease management. For nearly two decades her clinical focus has been treating mood and anxiety disorders during pregnancy and the postpartum period. Dr. Truman graduated from Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons and did her psychiatric residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital and the New York Presbyterian Hospital of the Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Dr. Truman's training in reproductive psychiatry began during residency at the Payne Whitney Clinic Women’s Program and continued at Rhode Island Hospital before moving to Virginia more than 12 years ago. She is a professional member of the Marce Society of North America (MONA), Postpartum Support International (PSI) and Postpartum Support Virginia (PSVA) where she was a board member from 2012 - 2016. Dr. Truman has provided training in women's mental health topics in a variety of educational settings including professional meetings, medical grand rounds and peer support trainings.