What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, more unashamed conversation…
My mission is twofold. Through media, I work to shine a light on mental health issues to promote understanding and change. Through my practice, I work directly with my patients to help them live better.
In the News…
My goal is to bring mental health to the forefront of conversation. Only then can we have the information, tools, and understanding to make a difference. I am a weekly contributor on NBC4 Washington and an occasional contributor for national media. Here are few of my recent clips from the news. Check them out and help start the conversation.
Is It Depression Or An Underlying Health Problem?
OTC Drugs and Suicide Attempts—What You Need To Know
What You Need to Know About ADHD Medications
Social media is a powerful platform to share information, share experiences, find kindred spirits, and get support. I am just now beginning my journey there. Join me on social media and let’s talk.
- Anxiety? Try Lavender OilEssential oils have been used for healing purposes for centuries by other cultures. Western cultures, particularly the US, have been slower to investigate and embrace the use of essential oils in mainstream medicine. I am particularly excited about lavender oil and its use in treating anxiety…
- What You Need To Know About ADHD MedicationsThere are two main types of medications used to treat ADHD. Stimulant medications (all of them are either a form of Adderall or Ritalin) and non-stimulant medications (Strattera, Kapvay, Intuniv). Stimulant medications are the most widely prescribed. Are these medications safe? The short answer is …
- What Trait Do Happy People Have In Common?While there is no single key to happiness, there is one trait that most happy people have. It allows them to make good decisions resulting in positive outcomes that feed into happiness. What do these people have in common? The ability to deal with negative emotions. Let’s face it, life sucks sometimes. Feeling stressed, upset, … Read more
I believe in a balanced approach to mental health. I combine traditional medical treatments with natural mind/body remedies and lifestyle changes.
I treat children, teens, and adults. I help my patients navigate a broad set of issues including anxiety, depression, ADHD, addiction and behavioral issues.
I see patients at my office in McLean, Virginia, and via video conference or by phone from my home in Lafayette, Louisiana.
I am a board-certified child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist. I’ve been in private practice since 2003.
I currently live in Lafayette, Louisiana with my wife and two children. I travel regularly to the Washington, DC area where my office is located.
Phenomenal physician with a great bedside manner. Greatly helped me with my anxiety disorder. Highly recommend to anyone struggling with anxiety/depression.-Justin R on Facebook
He is a very patient doctor that you can talk to about your problems anytime. I have been with him for 14 years now and he was able to help me though my PTSD and also diagnose me with panic disorder and guide me though my personal and medical problems in anyway possible.-Vicki R on Facebook
Joshua A. Weiner, MD, PC
1317 Vincent Place
McLean, VA 22101
Office hours are by appointment. I schedule appointments Monday thru Friday with limited weekend times available. Please call me at the office for an appointment.