Last updated: 8/31/2019

Arthur S. Blank, M.D. (301) 951-5611
Last Updated: 8/31/2019
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Gender: Male

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I provide psychotherapy and psychoanalysis for many different kinds of emotional difficulties, according to the needs of the individual. My web site, "" gives details about my background. I work with persons on anxiety, depression, problems in relationshps, sexual issues, and more general life unhappiness. I have a special interest and background  in problems originating in trauma. Please contact me by leaving a message on the office phone, 301 951-5611 or the cell phone 301 461 4442

Focusing on:
Anxiety/Panic Disorders Depression Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Medication Management Men's Issues Spiritual/Religious Concerns Stress Trauma/PTSD
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Aging Anger Management Attachment Disorders Dissociative Disorders Forensic Immigration/Newcomer Multicultural Issues Parenting Issues Personality Disorders Phobias Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Psychosomatic Sexual Disorders Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Sleep Disorders Suicidal Thoughts Women's Issues
Office and Contact Information
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5454 Wisconsin Ave.
Suite 1435
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 951-5611

Contact: Arthur Blank Jr. M.D.

Office Hours:
Mon7:30am – 5:30pm
Tue7:30am – 5:30pm
Wed7:30am – 5:30pm
Thu7:30am – 5:30pm
FriBy appointment
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 6 Hours
Weekends: 12 Hours

Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Video Counseling (Zoom, Skype, etc.)


Years of Experience: 40

MD - Psychiatrist [D0043605]

Credentials and Certifications:
American Psychoanalytic Association
Board Certified in Psychiatry
Certified by American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (ABPN)

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $210
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: N/A

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: No

Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Initial Consultation


Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)

Specific populations:
College Students First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT) Gifted Grandparents Immigrants/Refugees Military/Veterans
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Adopted Biracial Children of Divorce Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ)
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Dream Work or Analysis Evaluation/Diagnostic Forensic Evaluation Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Psychoanalysis Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Psychodynamic Psychopharmacology Relational
Other theoretical approaches:
Contemplative Holistic Humanistic Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Narrative Therapy
Methods - focus areas:
Individual Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:

Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Christian Hindu Jewish Muslim
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Arabic Asian Caribbean Hispanic
Professional Associations
American Psychiatric Association (APA) American Psychoanalytic Association International Association of Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (IARPP) International Psychoanalytic Association (IPA) International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS)