Dr. Tim Pineau is a Clinical Psychologist located on Farragut Square in downtown Washington, DC. He specializes in mindfulness, identity-related concerns and life transitions, anxiety, group and couples therapy, and working with young professionals, athletes and other performers.
Dr. Pineau’s approach is both psychodynamic and relational. He also makes an effort to incorporate mindfulness-based concepts and practices into the work whenever relevant. He helps his clients explore the connection between past experiences and current behaviors, thoughts and relational patterns.
Dr. Pineau emphasizes inclusiveness in his practice and encourages open dialogue about all aspects of a person's identity. He has extensive experience working with individuals who are navigating, discovering, or exploring their identity—whether it be race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, etc. He also has particular expertise teaching mindfulness to athletes and coaches.
Dr. Pineau aims to create a safe, nonjudgmental space for people to explore who they want to be. His prior experience working and training in a range of different clinical settings with a diverse spectrum of individuals allows him to approach each person he sees with flexibility and compassion to ensure that the work is tailored specifically to them. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Pineau continues to research, publish, and teach about mindfulness, with a particular focus on the intersection of mindfulness and sports psychology. He was also a rower and crew coach for many year prior to becoming a psychologist. His office is conveniently located near the Farragut North (red line) and Farragut West (orange, silver, and blue lines) metro stations.
Young professionals - Support around personal and professional growth; clarifying goals and steps to building a fulfilling career and meaningful work-life balance
Mindfulness - Developing practices to encourage a state of active, open attention to the present and a more mindful way of being in all domains of life
Athletes and other performers - Navigating mental roadblocks to physical goals; optimizing personal and team performances
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder); fears/worries specifically related to romantic relationships (relationship anxiety)
Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love
Transition into parenthood - Helping people navigate the transition to parenthood, including how this transition impacts their relationships, self-care, and sense of self
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Private Practice, 2017 - Present
Counseling Center, 2015 - 2018
George Washington University Counseling Center, 2014 - 2015
The Catholic University of America, Ph.D., 2014
Tufts University, B.S., 2007