About Joy Ogrady, PhD

Joy A. O’Grady treats patients starting 18 years old.

Joy A. O’Grady, Ph.D. joined Commonwealth Counseling in 2018. She is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with a specialization in Neuropsychology. She provides Clinical Neuropsychological services and currently works with adults of all ages, including seniors. She also participates in clinical trials for new medications for patients with Dementia. Dr. O’Grady receives referrals from Primary Care Physicians as well as numerous physician specialists including but not limited to Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, Neuro- Ophthalmologists, Rheumatologists, and Psychiatrists. She also provides consultative evaluations at Westminster Canterbury.

Dr. O’Grady has been in a private practice setting since 2008 with previous experience in hospital and forensic settings. Dr. O’Grady received her B.S degree from Ursinus College, M.A from American University, and Ph.D. from University of Memphis. She completed internship training at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and a 2 year postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Virginia Health System. She aims to provide compassionate care to patients and efficient services to referral sources.


  • Adolescent/Teen Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Bereavement/Grief Counseling
  • Binge Eating
  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
  • Bullying
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Couples Conflict Resolution
  • Cultural Diversity Issues
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorder
  • Emotional Overeating
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Irrational Fears/Phobias
  • Loneliness
  • Malaise
  • Marriage Conflict Resolution
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Mental Health Consultation
  • Mental Health Problem
  • Mental Illness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mood Swings
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Parenting Counseling
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling
  • Pre-College Fears
  • Pre-Move In Couples Counseling
  • Premarital Conflict Resolution
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Psychological Trauma
  • Psychology Consultation
  • Psychotherapy
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Relationship Struggles
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Problems
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Therapy
  • Worry
  • Education & Certifications

    University of Memphis, PhD in Clinical Psychology|American University, Master's|Ursinus College, Bachelor's|Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Internship|University of Virginia Health System, Fellowship


    Richmond, VA

    7231 Forest Avenue Ste 103
    Richmond, VA 23226-3785

    Mechanicsville, VA

    9202 Center Oak Court
    Mechanicsville, VA 23116-2744