yasmin banaei, M.D.

I am a board-certified, Georgetown-trained psychiatrist with subspecialization in reproductive mental health. While I treat a range of conditions, the men and women I see are normal people who have something getting in the way of living a more satisfying life. In addition to practicing general adult psychiatry, I focus in the treatment of women who experience emotional or physical difficulties during their reproductive life-cycle. I see many women (or their partners) who want a psychiatrist with perinatal expertise to support them from preconception through pregnancy and into the postpartum stage. My approach to mental health is comprehensive, using a combination of psychotherapy, mindfulness techniques, lifestyle modifications, and medication when necessary. I work collaboratively to create a plan of care that is considerate of each person's needs, wishes, and vulnerabilities.

education & training

american board of psychiatry & neurology: Diplomate

georgetown university hospital  

  • Psychiatry Residency Training; Chief Resident

  • Subspecialized Training in Women's Mental Health

  • Training in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Therapy

university of virginia: Doctor of Medicine

university of virginia: Bachelor of Arts in Cognitive Science

 

yoga alliance: Registered Yoga Teacher (200 Hour)
 

areas of practice

general adult psychiatry
 

  • Depression

  • Anxiety, panic and excessive worry

  • Stress management

  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

  • Trauma illness

  • ADHD and attentional difficulties

  • Grief, loss, or bereavement

  • Major life transitions

women's mental health

  • Medications during perinatal period

  • Perinatal mood and anxiety management

  • Infertility

  • Loss

  • Traumatic birth experience

  • Premenstrual dysphoric disorder

  • Perimenopause

licensure

 

District of Columbia

Maryland 
Virginia

ABPN Diplomate 

RYT-200 

contact

Phone: 202-681-0594

Fax: (628) 209-5692

yasminbanaeimd@hushmail.com

location

 

1054 31st NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20007

Telehealth: DC, VA, and MD

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