She/Her/HersAdult & Child Psychiatrist, MD Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Dr. Misty Embrey is a Psychiatrist located in Alexandria, VA. Dr. Embrey supports children and adults through a holistic and integrative approach. Many of Dr. Embrey’s clients seek a better mind-body connection, as their mental health gets in the way of feeling physically and socially comfortable. They experience ADHD, PTSD, or grief that leads to compulsive behavior or increased stress levels at home and at work. They’re turning to therapy as a way to develop strategies to manage these emotions and experiences.
Dr. Embrey brings together traditional psychiatric treatment, including psychopharmacology when appropriate, and complementary interventions like homeopathy, yoga, and mindfulness practices. Clients benefit from structured psychotherapy with Dr. Embrey while also examining what lifestyle changes could help them feel more comfortable such as diet and exercise. Dr. Embrey’s goal is to help clients balance their minds, feelings, and spirits so they can feel engaged in their lives.
Dr. Embrey earned an MD from Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine. She completed her psychiatry residency at Johns Hopkins University. She individualizes her sessions for each client, offering them therapy that fits their needs and preferences so they can benefit from finding a different, more balanced way of living.
Integrative Psychiatry - An approach that combines medications and psychotherapy with “complementary” or “alternative” treatments like homeopathy, yoga, mindfulness, and diet and lifestyle modifications.
Mind-body connection - Practicing mindfulness to draw together how the body feels physically and how the mind feels mentally; healing both physically and mentally
Mood disorders - Clinical depression, persistent depression, bipolar disorder, and other mood disorders that cause disturbances in the client's mood, causing mood swings, restless sleep, and/or elevated mood
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder); obsessions and compulsions (OCD)
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse. Also recovery from complex and attachment traumas.
Spirituality & religion - Exploring beliefs and practices related to meaning, existence, and spiritual health and healing; enjoying a deeper felt connection with the spiritual dimension of one's life
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Years of Experience: 6 years
Johns Hopkins University, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, 2020 - 2022
University of Wisconsin, Madison, Psychiatry Residency, 2017 - 2020
Frank H. Netter School of Medicine, MD with a concentration in Medical Humanities, 2017
Columbia University, Batchelor's in Neuroscience and Behavior, graduated magna cum laude, 2011
Washington DC: MD210001481