Dr. Cynthia Cohen has worked in private practice In psychiatry since 1990, treating older adolescents and adults. She earned her undergraduate degree from Duke University, where she majored in public policy studies, and then her medical degree from Hershey Medical College of Pennsylvania State University. She completed psychiatric residency training at Georgetown University Hospital.

She has recently relocated from Virginia, where she was actively involved in teaching medical students and residents through Georgetown University and George Washington University. She has been a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry in their medical schools, teaching interviewing skills. patient/physician communication and psychiatric evaluation and treatment. She has a certification as a nutrition coach and believes that good nutrition and regular physical activity, if possible, is also important to health and healing.  

Although she treats people with many issues, her special interest areas include anxiety and mood disorders as well as obsessive compulsive disorders and attention deficit disorder. She employs medication management and therapy in her practice, incorporating cognitive behavioral therapy and psychodynamic psychotherapy, as well collaboration with other therapists.