Maria Zimmitti, Ph.D

Dr. Zimmitti is President and Founder of Georgetown Psychology Associates with offices in Georgetown, McLean and Bethesda. She is a licensed clinical psychologist with over 18 years of experience providing psychological services to children, adolescents, and adults. She has extensive experience in both diagnostic evaluations and treatment. She is currently a Clinical Professor of Psychology in the Ph.D. program at George Washington University.

Dr. Zimmitti, is a native of Los Angeles. She moved to Washington, DC, to complete her pre-doctoral training at Georgetown University Hospital’s Child Development Center. She also held clinical training positions at Children’s National Medical Center and The Kingsbury Center. Dr. Zimmitti and her staff of psychologists, occupational therapists, and speech-language pathologists have been providing services to children and families posted overseas for more than 8 years, working closely with the US State Department’s Child & Family Services and Medevac programs.

Dr. Zimmitti has been featured in numerous media outlets, including the Washington Post, CNN, The Huffington Post, and Parenting Magazine. She was named one of the areas’ Favorite Docs by Washington Parent magazine.

Listen for the Tinkle

by Dr. Maria Zimmitti, Ph. D.
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Listen for the Tinkle is a necessity for every parent in need of help with potty training and more extreme toileting issues, such as fear of the potty, constipation, and encopresis. This book provides expert advice with the understanding and honesty only another parent could have. Listen for the Tinkle offers an effective program that can be completed in one weekend and will result in your child peeing and pooping on the potty without trauma, upset, or fuss. In fact, this program offers parents an opportunity to connect with their child and teach a valuable life skill in a time-efficient manner.

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