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Updated on Jan 19, 2024

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Ann Krajewski, Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Virginia, Licensed Psychologist #0810007722

Seeing clients since 2014
About Ann | She/her

Dr. Ann Krajewski, a licensed clinical psychologist with a nine-year tenure, brings a wealth of experience to the field of mental health. Having worked across diverse settings, including substance use, severe mental health, community health, and three years in college counseling centers, Dr. Krajewski possesses a comprehensive background in addressing various psychological challenges. Presently in private practice, Dr. Krajewski specializes in working with adults navigating issues such as anxiety, depression, perfectionism, low self-esteem, and codependency. Guided by a psychoanalytic perspective, she employs an in-depth, insight-oriented approach to therapy, fostering a profound exploration of the unconscious and facilitating meaningful self-discovery. With a commitment to delivering holistic care, Dr. Krajewski utilizes her extensive experience and diverse skill set to create a therapeutic space where individuals can navigate the complexities of their emotional and mental well-being. This seasoned practitioner, Dr. Ann Krajewski, is dedicated to facilitating transformative journeys toward lasting change, drawing on a foundation of clinical expertise and a psychoanalytic framework.

Message to clients

Hey there, Ever find yourself ticking all the boxes society laid out for you, yet feeling utterly dissatisfied? I get it. I'm Dr. Ann Krajewski, and I specialize in helping high-achieving young adults like you break free from that mental prison and create a life that feels authentically yours. Struggling with anxiety, depression, perfectionism, codependency, or low self-esteem? You're not alone. Let's dive into a conversation that goes beyond the surface. Imagine a space where you can unpack your thoughts, explore your feelings, and understand the patterns that might be holding you back. Here's the thing: I won't just throw around jargon. I'm all about helping you make sense of why you feel the way you do. We'll work together to make real, lasting changes. And guess what? It's not just talk; it's a transformative journey. Ever heard of a psychoanalytic perspective? It's like unraveling the layers of your mind to help you align with your true self. So, if you're craving a life that's less self-sabotaging and more authentically yours, I'm here for you. Let's kickstart your journey to a life that resonates with your deepest aspirations. Ready to take that step? Let's do this.


Doctor of Psychology | Institute for Psychological Sciences, 2021

Race and ethnicity


Cultural and experiential knowledge

White culture

Languages spoken


Spiritual knowledge

Non-religious (Agnosticism, Atheism, Secular), Christianity

None listed

Virtual or in person

Virtual Only


Anxiety, Self esteem/self worth, Codependency

Additional areas of focus

Body image, Burnout, Dating, Depression, Disordered eating, Existential questioning, Grief and/or loss, Sexual harassment, abuse, and/or assault, Stress

Therapeutic style

Challenging, Conversational, Inquisitive, Passionate


Depth psychotherapy, Psychoanaltic, Psychodynamic




Individual Session


Couples Session


Family Session

Sliding scale

Does not offer sliding scale spots

Insurance accepted
Does not work directly with insurance companies
Works with your out of network benefits to get you reimbursed for therapy
Click here to check your out of network benefits for free
Peer review

Dr. Krajewski has a notable gift for creating a therapeutic environment where support and growth intersect. From the outset, her patients feel a sense of comfort and understanding in her presence. Dr. Krajewski's ability to cultivate a space where individuals feel both nurtured and challenged is a testament to her therapeutic skills. This unique balance not only fosters a strong therapeutic alliance but also lays the groundwork for meaningful personal growth and transformation.

—Nicole Moore. Psy.D.
Peer review

Dr. Krajewski is a very insightful, empathic, and dedicated clinician. She is thoughtful about the underlying emotional needs of her clients and helps them feel seen and understood. Her psychodynamic approach helps clients understand why their symptoms developed. She has particular expertise in helping individuals with anxiety, perfectionism, codependency, and low self-esteem.

—Emma Nowicki, Psy.D.
Peer review

Annie is warm, genuine, and deeply caring person and therapist. She is someone who makes others feel safe to be vulnerable as she has a keen capacity for helping others feel understood. She's the kind of person you will want to do the deeper work with.

—Deirdre Gaughan, PsyD
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