Oak Hill Psychological Services (OHPS) offers psychotherapy and assessment services for children, tweens, adolescents, adults and families.

Currently, our staff is comprised of four clinicians, a Clinical Psychologist, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and two therapists in training. Our practitioners have extensive education, training and experience in clinical practice.

Meet Our Providers

Hayley B. Sherwood, Ph.D.
     

The WIEBGE acronym stands for Will I Ever Be Good Enough?
and signifies certification in Dr. Karyl McBride’s five-step recovery
model for treating adult children of narcissistic parents.

Dr. Hayley B. Sherwood, the owner of Oak Hill Psychological Services, is a Clinical Psychologist in Northern Virginia with over twenty years of experience. In her clinical practice, she provides psychotherapy and assessment services to children ages seven and older, adolescents and adults from a family systems and psychodynamic perspective. Dr. Sherwood also conducts psychological evaluations to include the assessment of IQ, learning, ADHD, and social and emotional functioning.

Dr. Sherwood received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Temple University in 2000. As a graduate student, she trained at the Philadelphia Child and Family Training Center and Devereux Day School. She later completed a formal predoctoral internship in Clinical Psychology at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited training program. Dr. Sherwood also worked with emotionally disturbed and learning disabled youth and their families in a therapeutic day school in Northern Virginia, prior to joining a group private practice in Reston in 2003.

In her clinical work, Dr. Sherwood favors a holistic approach to treatment. She regularly consults with psychiatrists, mental health providers, physicians, school personnel, attorneys, and other professionals on her clients’ behalf as needed. Dr. Sherwood is a former Board Member of This Is My Brave, an organization that promotes ending the stigma of mental illness through storytelling.

A native of New England, Dr. Sherwood is the mom of two young adults, two dogs and a cat. She enjoys music, books, movies and yoga. Her favorite authors include Sheryl Sandberg, Brene Brown, Cheryl Strayed, Dr. Becky Kennedy and Adam Grant. Dr. Sherwood writes a monthly column in The Reston Letter.

Dr. Sherwood is able to practice teletherapy under the authority of PSYPACT in PSYPACT participating states, and is also a telehealth provider in the state of Florida.

Evelina Skoblinski, MSW, LCSW

Evelina Skoblinski is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with broad experience working with children, adolescents and adults with a variety of mental health issues. She received her Masters in Social Work from Rutgers University in 2010.  Prior to joining Psychological Oak Hill Services PLLC, Mrs. Skoblinski worked in specialized therapeutic schools and residential treatment centers for children and adolescents, as well as outpatient services with adults. Mrs. Skoblinski’s work is based on a solution-focused, mind-body approach in which she combines psychotherapy and mindfulness techniques to work with individuals who struggle with anxiety, depression, trauma and life transitions. In her work, she utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), nurtured heart approach and motivational interviewing.

Mrs. Skoblinski is bilingual (Polish/English) and enjoys tennis, hiking, and yoga in her free time. She is the mom of three children.

Rebecca Leslie

Ms. Leslie earned her Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marymount University. She works closely with children (5+), adolescents and young adults with a variety of mental health challenges. With her younger clients, Ms. Leslie uses Child Centered Play Therapy to address behavioral challenges such anger, aggression, sadness and other behaviorally-related struggles. With her older clients, she works with a variety of mental health challenges, including anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress, acute stressors, self-harm, relationship difficulties, mood disorders and attentional concerns. In therapy, she emphasizes introspection into the mind-body connection and the need to feel our emotions to facilitate healing. She incorporates a variety of techniques designed to empower clients to live the lives they find most fulfilling; Ms. Leslie pulls from a variety of perspectives, primarily from person-centered therapy, relational therapy and Dialectical-Behavioral Therapy (DBT). She works to incorporate the value of a strong therapeutic connection to hold space for meaningful work. Outside of the office she enjoys the outdoors, spending time with family and friends, and restores herself through travel, reading and time in nature.

 

Abbie Shlesinger, MSW

Mrs. Shlesinger supports individuals, couples, and families through life’s twists and turns, including complex family dynamics, finding a sense of belonging, or managing symptoms of anxiety, depression, ADHD, and PTSD. With clinical experience in the treatment of substance use disorders, Mrs. Shlesinger is skilled at working with individuals who are questioning their relationship with substances, affected by a loved one’s substance use, or who may be seeking a therapist familiar with principles of recovery.

Mrs. Shlesinger’s clinical style incorporates several modalities including DBT, IFS, MI, and mindfulness to help clients increase awareness, skills, self-compassion, and self-integration. Her clients can expect a strong therapeutic alliance that empowers awareness, acceptance, and meaningful change.

After earning her BA from Virginia Tech, Mrs. Shlesinger worked in nonprofit fundraising for over a decade before answering a deeper calling to social work. In May 2024, she completed her Master of Social Work at George Mason University and is accruing hours toward clinical licensure. Outside of sessions, Mrs. Shlesinger embraces the hustle and bustle of motherhood and family life in Northern Virginia. You might catch her skimming a book, meeting a friend for coffee, cherishing time with loved ones, or carpooling kids around town.

 

Dan Roth

Mr. Roth works with adults and adolescents (ages 13 and older) to create lasting change by increasing self-awareness and identifying barriers to personal growth. He helps his clients recognize outdated patterns of thinking and behavior that no longer serve them and choose alternatives that are more in line with their goals.

Mr. Roth strives to create a genuine, empathic, collaborative space where clients can safely explore difficult topics, gain insight into themselves, and build upon their intrinsic strengths to make the changes they want to make. He works primarily from a psychodynamic perspective and pulls from a variety of approaches including person-centered, existential, acceptance and commitment therapy, motivational interviewing, and others, to meet his clients’ individual needs.

Mr. Roth holds a Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from George Washington University and he works with people dealing with depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, and life transitions; people with acquired brain injuries and other disabilities; and people who are simply feeling stuck. He also has a background working in a variety of career fields and brings this experience to helping young adults navigate their professional life. In his free time, Mr. Roth enjoys reading, fishing, playing guitar, watching NBA basketball, gardening, and cooking.