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.” In founding Rebecca Resnik and Associates (the practice, originally founded in 2010, changed name and ownership in 2015) she sought to create a center of clinical excellence, as well as 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 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 served as an Expert Witness in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC. She also holds a Master of Education in Special Education (concentration in Learning Disabilities) from The University of Maryland at College Park. The Special Education program at UM has been ranked 11th in the country. She also earned a Bachelor of Science in Special Education (Cum Laude and with Honors) from UMCP with a concentration in Learning Disabilities.


Dr. Resnik has served as a voting member of the Maryland Psychological Association’s (MPA) Board of Directors, Maryland Psychological Association for six years. In 2017 Dr. Resnik received the Outstanding Volunteer Contribution Award at the MPA State Convention. Dr. Resnik is also a member of the GTLD Network, The American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology (Affiliate Member), the International Mind Brain and Education Society, Exceptional Minds (X-Minds), CHADD, WISER, and Learning Disabilities Association of America/Montgomery County. Her research interests include applications of computational linguistics in clinical psychology. She was co-organizer of the first Computational Linguistics and Clinical Psychology workshop, held at the Association for Computational Linguistic’s annual international conference, 2014. She continues to be a reviewer for the Workshop (now in its 4th year) and this year was invited to serve as a Discussant at the International Conference in Vancouver. Dr. Resnik served as a Clinical Panel Consultant to for the Jelinek Workshop in Speech and Language Technology at the Johns Hopkins University. She is currently authoring a book chapter on computational linguistics and clinical psychology.

2017 Maryland Psychological Association Award Recipients

2017 Maryland Psychological Association Award Recipients


Dr. Resnik is an approved American Psychological Association Continuing Education Provider, which means that she provides advanced training to other psychologists. Dr. Resnik lectures and conducts continuing education for national, state, and local events. 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 Search for Convergent Validity). She also looks forward to presenting twice this year at the International Conference on ADHD in Atlanta, Georgia, and twice at the Independent Education Consultant Association’s National Conference in DC. In 2017, she presented twice at the Learning Disabilities Association of America National Conference and will speak again in 2018 at LDA’s National Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Resnik also speaks at local events, including the Montgomery County Administrator’s Annual Leadership Conference. Rebecca has presented for the Lab School’s Lecture Series, Cecily’s Advocacy Day Conference,  Diamonds in the Rough Special Education Conference, the Norwood School Lecture Series, and the University of Maryland Autism Research Consortium and other events. Dr. Resnik also enjoys speaking for private companies, including Choice Hotels International and Educational Connections Inc. She was recently a guest on “The Child Repair Guide with Dr. Steve Silvestro” (episode 68, Secrets of Raising Resilient Kids)

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. She loves giving professional training/continuing education for psychologists, providing parent education, and conducting teacher training for private schools.

Personal Life

Dr. Resnik is married to a College Professor and resides in Bethesda. She and her husband love raising their two rambunctious young boys and two dogs. Dr. Resnik is super proud of her stepson, a recent graduate of Brown University, who works as a Political Strategist and Writer for West Wing Writers.

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

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