Dr. Laurence Drell, MD

Dr. Laurence Drell, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 74
Dr. Laurence Drell, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine in 1969 and specializes in psychiatry, psychotherapy, and more.

3000 Connecticut Ave NW

Washington, DC 20008

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Dr. Drell's conditions and procedures:

ADHD and-or ADD
Adjustment Disorder
Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
Behavior Modification
Bipolar Disorder
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Couples Therapy
Depressive Disorders
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Family Psychotherapy
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Group Psychotherapy
Major Depressive Disorder
Marital Counseling
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Personality Disorders
Psychotherapy Services
Stress Management

About Me

Care Philosophy

I am a psychiatrist who is a solution focused therapist using psychotherapy to help people make the changes they want. In addition i can evaluate and prescribe medications if needed. My focus is on helping you quickly learn and develop skills to deal...


  • Psychiatry
  • Couples Counseling
  • Life Coaching
  • Psychotherapy

Board Certifications


National Institute Of Mental Health
Residency Hospital
St Elizabeths Hospital
Internship Hospital
University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
Medical School
Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
Undergraduate School


  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Board Certified in Psychiatry and Neurology, 1973-prese
  • Patient Choice Award, 2010, 2011
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognized, 2011

Media & Publications

  • Psychotropic-Induced Sexual Dysfunction in 31 Women and 61 Men.", 2000

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What People Say About Dr. Laurence Drell, MD
Dr. Drell is the first psychiatrist I found in DC that I really meshed with. He sees me as a whole human and not just as my illness or dysfunction. He is very well-versed in the research related to meditation, exercise and other "untraditional"/ integrative approaches to depression. He has a great...Read More
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Working with Dr Drell has been life changing. Seeing him was the best decision and investment I have ever made in my life. I felt understood and that there was hope from the very first meeting with Dr Drell. He helped me through the worst time in my life when I felt depressed, anxious,...Read More
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