About the Author: Dr. Corey Alfers

Dr. Corey Alfers is a highly skilled psychiatrist specializing in adult psychiatry. With over eleven years of practice experience, he has earned a reputation as an expert in the field of mental health. Dr. Alfers received his undergraduate education at Virginia Institute of Technology, where he graduated with honors in Biology and Chemistry.

After completing his undergraduate training, Dr. Alfers completed a research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health, where he received an award for in-school research training. His medical education continued at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California, where he earned his medical degree. Dr. Alfers completed his residency in general psychiatry at Georgetown University, serving as chief resident.

Dr. Corey Alfers

Dr. Alfers currently maintains a private practice in McLean, Virginia. He takes a holistic approach to treating patients by considering biological, psychological, and environmental factors. His methodology includes developing a meaningful therapeutic relationship and providing medication interventions that address specific treatment goals. Dr. Alfers specializes in interpersonal psychotherapy in conjunction with medication, devoting an average of 20 minutes to each follow-up visit.

Dr. Alfers has a special interest in treating a variety of mental health conditions including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, ADHD, and OCD. His patients are adults between the ages of 18 and 65. Through his work, Dr. Alfers strives to improve his patients' quality of life by providing comprehensive and effective mental health care.