Education And Training



Johns Hopkins University  BA  Psychology 1965
University of Buffalo   School of Medicine   1969
St Elizabeths Hospital    Internship                    1970
National Institute of Mental Health 
       Psychiatric Residency                                         1970-1973

Board Certified by American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology    1973 

Medical Licences:  DC,  Maryland,  California      1970 to present

Additional Training:

Stress Reduction:
Center for Mind/Body Medicine   James Gordon, MD
Faculty for Professional Development

Mindfulness Meditation                 University of Massacusetts    Jon Kabat Zinn, PhD

Peak Performance Seminars         Esalen  Institute                       Anna Rice, MA

Visualization  Human Potential     Harvard University                   Daniel Brown, MD

American Institute of Hypnosis    Certified NLP and Hypnosis    

National Institute of Clinical and Behavioral Medicine                 Eriksonian Hypnosis

National Educational Institute      Psychopharmacolgy                Stephan Stahl, MD PhD

Optimum Health Institute, International    Founder and Medical Director
a non profit corporation whose  mission is  integrating alternative healing approaches
with current scientific studies to help individuals optimize health and achieve peak performance

American Psychiatric Association                              American Medical Association

Call for an appointment and consultation    202-232-8608      [email protected]

Contact Please do not hesitate to ask questions.     Please contact me for further information.

Dr Drell provides counseling, therapy and treatment for anxiety, depression, and addiction as well as stress disorders,  in Washington, D.C. 
I  specialize in anxiety and depression counseling, as well as marriage therapy and couples counseling.
Dr Drells office is in Woodley Park, DC and  is convenient to Bethesda, Silver Spring, Chevy Chase, Potomac,MD, Alexandria, Arlington, McLean, VA

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