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Dr. Laurence Drell, MD

Psychiatry ·  Male · Age 75

Dr. Drell

Anxiety and Depression Therapy Center

3000 Connecticut Ave NW Washington, DC 20008

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(202) 232-8608

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.

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(202) 232-8608

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Dr. Drell's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anxiety
  • 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 sense of humor, candor, and insight. He follows up between appointments with emails, which I appreciate. Only downside is cost, but that's the name of the game with good mental health professionals.
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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, confused and trapped. Even more important, he helped me see clearly how I was limiting myself in areas of my life that I thought were unchangeable. And he helped me develop the skills to change my way o
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