December 4, 2020

Easterseals Announces New Lead Clinician of the Cohen Clinic at Easterseals

Silver Spring, MD — Easterseals DC MD VA is thrilled to announce Shea Lott, Ph.D., as the new Lead Clinician of the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easterseals. Dr. Lott will be responsible for clinical supervision of staff and subject matter expertise in evidenced-based care, assisting in management of day-to-day clinic operations, overseeing onsite training for graduate students and the clinic post-doctoral fellow, and managing staff schedules and clinic coverage.

“We are very excited to have Dr. Lott join our clinic team. He brings with him very strong clinical and supervision skills and a background in family therapy, which is a critical asset to our clinic,” said Dr. Anneke Vandenbroek, Director of the Cohen Clinic at Easterseals. “Dr. Lott will play a significant role in guiding our clinical staff and graduate student trainees to fulfill our mission of helping the military community achieve their potential and live meaningful lives through excellent behavioral health care services.” 

“Growing up in a military family with multiple siblings who are active service members and veterans, it is an honor for me to join the Cohen Clinic at Easterseals and be a part of a committed organization that provides quality mental health care to those and their families, who have and continue to serve. Being at the Cohen Clinic reaffirms my desire to give back to veterans, who I see as extensions of my family,” said Dr. Shea Lott.

Shea Lott HeadshotDr. Lott is a licensed clinical neuro forensic psychologist with experience providing comprehensive mental health care for children, adolescents, couples and families. He is dedicated to improving the health and quality of life for all by focusing on social and cultural factors that impact the development of various psychological and behavioral disorders. He has a particular passion for treating individuals with mood disorders, anxiety, PTSD, and relational problems. 

Prior to joining the Cohen Clinic at Easterseals, he worked in numerous leadership roles in a variety of settings over the past several years including in hospitals, research, community mental health, academia, and behavioral health care with both military service members and civilian populations. He has also provided consultation to agencies and communities, cultural competency, diversity training, and supervision of masters, doctoral, medical students, and psychiatric residents and fellows.

Dr. Lott holds a Doctorate and Master of Science degrees in Clinical Neuro Psychology from Howard University.


Easterseals DC MD VA – For over 100 years, Easterseals has been the indispensable resource for children, adults, families and veterans living – and thriving – with disabilities and special needs in D.C., Maryland and Virginia. Through the innovative, inclusive and person-centered work we do, we are strengthening our community and changing the way the world defines and views disability. We are committed to making profound, positive differences in people’s lives every day.

Contact: Jenny Chang

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