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Janice Patterson Sanchez, American Psychotherapist, educator. License clinical social worker, Virginia, Washington. Volunteer teacher Junior Great Books, Taylor Elementary School, Arlington, Virginia, 1987-1989;active Columbia Baptist Church; Member American Group Psychotherapy Association, Institute Contemporary Psychotherapy, Greater Washington Society for Clinical Social Workers, Junior League Northern Virginia.


Sanchez, Janice Patterson was born on November 5, 1948 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Jack Downey and Elizabeth (Evard) Patterson.


Bachelor of Science in Education, Indiana University, 1970. Master of Social Work, Catholic University America, 1983. Certified in advisory psychotherapy training, Washington School Psychiatry, 1991.

Certified in national group psychotherapy training, Washington School Psychiatry, 1996.


Teacher Fairfax County Public Schools, McLean, Virginia, 1970—1976. Psychotherapist District of Columbia Institute Mental Hygiene, Washington, 1984—1989. Private practice Arlington, Virginia, since 1989.


Volunteer teacher Junior Great Books Taylor Elementary School, Arlington, 1987—1989. Volunteer chaplain Alexandria (Virginia) Hospital, 1998—1999. Trustee Korean Baptist Seminary, Falls Church, 1994—1999.

Member women's ministry council and marriage ministry council National Presbyterian Church, since 2002. Member of Greater Washington Society Clinical Social Workers, Institute Contemporary Psychotherapy (trustee 2002-2004), American Group Psychotherapy Association.


Married Adel Sanchez, September 20, 1972. Children: Christina, Alison.