Dr. John S. Daken, MD

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Dr. John S. Daken, MD

Psychiatry | Male

Murray & Daken Clinical Associates, LLC 8455 Colesville Rd Ste 1025, Silver Spring, MD 20910 Get Directions
(301) 608-9205

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I completed my initial training at the military's premier medical school in Bethesda, Maryland. After completing my residency in...
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Specialties

  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

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  • Psychiatry

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol Related Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Schizophrenia
  • Suicidal Ideation

Procedures Performed

  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychotherapy Services

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  • 0
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Education

  • Medical School
    Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    National Naval Medical Center

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    National Capital Consortium (National Naval Med Ctr/Walter Reed Amc)

    Completed in 1998

  • Undergraduate School
    Dartmouth College

    Graduated in 1986

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

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  • Specializes in Psychiatry
  • Board certified in Psychiatry
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Daken says...

I completed my initial training at the military's premier medical school in Bethesda, Maryland.  After completing my residency in 1998, I fulfilled my service obligation with the U.S. Navy then entered civilian practice in 2006.  I have worked in multiple settings, including inpatient, intensive outpatient, public clinics, home visits, and -- for the past six years -- in private practice.  I am board-certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology.

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Dr. Daken's Care Philosophy

Proficient in both medication treatment and psychotherapy, I provide a holistic approach to patient care. I take the time to hear the breadth and depth of what a person is experiencing, and dedicate the same effort to crafting a treatment plan in a spirit of collaboration. The plan might involve medication, psychotherapy, or a combination of the two. As treatment proceeds, I remain available for consultation.

In providing psychotherapy, I work to cultivate a person's capacity to make sense of the problem at hand by drawing out insights from past experiences and also from the here-and-now of therapy sessions. If prescribing only, I am happy upon request to collaborate with treating therapists.

I work with both adults and older teens. My practice is located in downtown Silver Spring, close to the metro station and convenient to both downtown DC and the northern suburbs. I invite you to call to schedule an appointment or to arrange a complimentary introductory telephone consultation.