Dr. Rebecca Resnik

Licensed Psychologist, Founding Partner

Psychological Testing, Consultation, Speaking

(301) 581-1120 drrebeccaresnik@gmail.com

“My goal as Director of Rebecca Resnik and Associates,” says Dr. Resnik, “Is that everyone we serve receives the excellent care that I want for my own family.” Over ten years ago, she founded her practice to create both a center of clinical excellence and a place where every client is valued as an individual with unique gifts. “Every person we see should leave feeling more hopeful, less stressed, and with a plan in hand for overcoming challenges,” she states.


Dr. Resnik has earned a Doctor of Psychology from The George Washington University. Dr. Resnik completed her psychology internship training in Pediatric Psychology and Neuropsychology at Mount Washington Pediatric Hospital. Her two year Post-Doctoral Residency in Psychological Assessment was completed at Mindwell Psychology in Virginia. Dr. Resnik is a Licensed Psychologist in the state of Maryland. She has been qualified as an Expert Witness in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC. Dr. Resnik holds a Master of Education in Special Education (concentration in Learning Disabilities) from The University of Maryland at College Park. which was ranked 11th in the country at the time. She also earned a Bachelor of Science in Special Education (Cum Laude and with Honors) from UMCP with a concentration in Learning Disabilities.

Professional Life

Dr. Resnik is a Fellow of the Maryland Psychological Association’s (MPA) and has served for seven years on the association’s Board of Directors. She currently chairs the Membership Committee. In 2017 Dr. Resnik was honored with the Outstanding Volunteer Contribution Award at the MPA State Convention. Dr. Resnik is also a member of The American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology (Affiliate Member), the International Mind Brain and Education Society, Exceptional Minds (X-Minds), CHADD, The American Professional Society on ADHD and Related Disorders (APSARD), The Reading League, International Dyslexia Association, WISER, and Learning Disabilities Association of America/Montgomery County. Her research interests include applications of computational linguistics in clinical psychology and mental health.

In 2014, Dr. Resnik co-founded the first Computational Linguistics and Clinical Psychology workshop, held at the Association for Computational Linguistics annual international conference. She continues to serve as organizer, reviewer and discussant for the Workshop (now in its 7th year). Dr. Resnik served as a Clinical Panel Consultant to for the Jelinek Workshop in Speech and Language Technology at the Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Resnik has published research with computational linguist collaborators about how language technology can enhance psychological practice (such as by identifying people at risk of suicide)

2017 Maryland Psychological Association Award Recipients

2017 Maryland Psychological Association Award Recipients


Dr. Rebeca Resnik is an acclaimed speaker at National as well as local events. Dr. Resnik is an approved American Psychological Association Continuing Education Provider. This means she provides advanced training to other psychologists at the post doctoral level. Dr. Resnik lectures and conducts continuing education at the post-doctoral level for international, national, state, and local events.

This year she looks forward to presenting at South By Southwest with Dr. Philip Resnik, presenting at the Reading League National Conference, and the Digital Innovation in Mental Health Conference in London, England. In 2020, Dr. Resnik will present for the third time at the Maryland Psychological Association’s Annual Conference, this year on Neuropsychological Assessment of Gifted and Twice Exceptional Students.

In Nov. of 2017, she and Dr. R Patrick Savage were selected to be the Featured Presenters at the Maryland Psychological Association’s Annual State Conference, and conducted a 6 hour Continuing Education Course for psychologists titled Neuropsychological Interpretation of Achievement Tests: The Quest for Convergent Validity. She and Dr. Linda McGhee presented a three hour course at the conference in 2014 called First Do No Harm: The Ethics of Psychological Assessment. 

Dr. Resnik presents at national events such as: South by Southwest 2020 in Austin, Texas, the International Conference on ADHD, The Reading League National Convention, the Erik Erickson Conference at Austen Riggs Hospital, the Independent Education Consultant Association’s National Conference in DC, the Learning Disabilities Association of America National Conference and at the North American Association for Computational Linguistics Annual Conference.

Dr. Resnik also speaks at local events, including the Montgomery County Administrator’s Annual Leadership Conference, Lab School’s Lecture Series, Cecily’s Advocacy Day Conference,  Diamonds in the Rough Special Education Conference, the Computing in Healthcare workshop at Georgetown University, the University of Maryland’s Center for Language Sciences, the Norwood School Lecture Series, and for the University of Maryland Autism Research Consortium. Resnik also enjoys speaking for private companies and schools, including Choice Hotels International, the Bullis School, the Auburn School, the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School, Holy Trinity School, and Educational Connections Inc.

She has been a guest on podcasts such as The MD Psychiatry Edge Podcast with Dr. Lorenzo Norris, the Dyslexia Quest Podcast, The Testing Psychologist Podcast, The Child Repair Guide with Dr. Steve Silvestro, The 3M “Thought Leaders” Podcast, and the University of MD Autism Research Consortium podcast. You can watch Dr. Resnik’s podcast with Dr. Gabriele Nicolet, founder of Speech Kids , here –https://youtu.be/7rLl2poI9Kc. In the summer of 2020, she published an article about “Fearless Advocacy” for Attention Magazine.

If you’d like to book Rebecca for your event, Click here to be connected to her Speaking page, and to see her list of professional lectures and videos of recent presentations. You may also write to her at drresnik@resnikpsychology.com

Dr. Resnik enjoys sharing her love of psychology. Her book, A Family’s First Guide To ADHD,  was published in 2016.

Dr. Resnik serves as a Medical Expert for Medhelp for the ADHD and Learning Disability Forums. She has appeared on Fox News, Let’s Talk Live, and Voice of America. Dr. Resnik regularly contributes to articles about psychology and child development such as: the New York Times, Real Simple Magazine, and the Boston Globe. She loves giving professional training/continuing education for psychologists, providing parent education, and conducting teacher training for private schools.


“Early Warning Signs of a Mental Health Tsunami: A Coordinated Response to Gather Initial Data Insights from Multiple Digital Service Providers”, Frontiers in Digital Health, 2021

“Proceedings of the Fifth Workshop on Computational Linguistics and Clinical Psychology: From Keyboard to Clinic” Association for Computational Linguistics, 2018

“The Clinical Panel: Levering Psychological Expertise During NLP Research,” Association for Computational Linguistics, 2016

“Using Topic Modeling to Improve Prediction of Neuroticism and Depression in College Students”  EMNLP, 2013

Personal Life

Dr. Resnik is married to a College Professor and resides in Bethesda. She and her husband love raising their two wonderful boys and two very silly dogs. Dr. Resnik is super proud of her stepson, an alum of Brown University, who works as a Political Strategist and Chief of Staff at Main Street One.

You may contact Rebecca through the main number, 301 581 1120, Option 2 (no solicitations please), or email drresnik@resnikpsychology.com (please do not send personal/private information or solicitations via email).

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Here’s Dr. Resnik speaking with Dr. Gabriele Nicolet of Speech Kids

Check out Dr. Resnik lecturing at the Lab School of Washington

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