Dr. Teeters began his professional life by graduating from Johns Hopkins University with a master’s degree in environmental sciences and Policy. With a deep commitment to the environment, he spent nearly a decade serving with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Feeling a tug to help people thrive, he went on to earn his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Washington, DC. He trained clinically at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and at multiple traditional mental health practices in the D.C. region. He completed his internship at the Central Virginia Veterans Affairs Healthcare System in Richmond, Virginia and a subsequent postdoctoral fellowship at the Capital Institute for Cognitive Therapy in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Teeters’ empathetic and compassionate approach to therapy is highly personalized to each patient’s unique needs, strengths, and experiences while also firmly rooted in the evidenced-based principles of CBT, ACT, Clinical Hypnosis, and Mindfulness. He is also currently an adjunct professor of clinical psychology at The Chicago School in Washington, DC.
Dr. Teeters is licensed for in-person therapy in Washington, D.C., Virginia, New York, and Michigan. He is also able to offer services through Telehealth via PsyPact in the majority of other states (see here for a full list).
Beyond helping people thrive in every area of their life and identity, he enjoys traveling, spending time with his partner and their dogs, and being near water and in nature. Dr. Teeters has a diverse palate and enjoys fine dining experiences around the world. He loves reading, sailing, watching every period piece available on streaming television, RuPaul's Drag Race, and dancing to "Radio Gaga" by Queen. Dr. Teeters tries to make the most out of life and be kind to everyone he meets.