Dr. Kelly King is a board-certified psychiatrist providing medication management to adult patients. She has a warm, empathetic, and caring demeanor, spending time to develop individualized treatment plans for all her patients. She takes the time to listen, answer questions, and make sure her patients understand and are comfortable with all aspects of their treatment. By taking a holistic approach to patient care, she is able to keep all aspects of a patient’s life in mind and help each person progress to a place where they are functioning well and finding greater joy and satisfaction in life.
Areas of Expertise:
Dr. King provides diagnostic evaluation and medication management to adult patients experiencing a wide range of psychiatric conditions, with a particular focus on mood and anxiety disorders. She has a special interest in women’s mental health and has completed additional training in reproductive and perinatal psychiatry. She is experienced in counseling women about the use of psychiatric medications during pregnancy as well as assessing and managing mental health symptoms throughout pregnancy and the postpartum period.
Experience and Training:
Dr. King is a native to the DC area and completed her undergraduate education at the George Mason University and medical school at the George Washington University where she graduated with distinction and was inducted as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. She completed her psychiatry residency training at the George Washington University where she had experience working with a wide variety of patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Her interest in women’s mental health was developed while working in the George Washington University’s Five Trimesters perinatal mental health clinic.