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Psychotherapy Services
of Dupont Circle

Daniel J. Meckel 

Phone: (410) 231-2041  

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Phone: (410) 231-2041  

Daniel J. Meckel Ph.D., LCSW-C


Daniel Meckel offers short-term and long-term psychodynamic psychotherapy as well as psychoanalysis.  He also provides therapy for couples at any point in their relationship, and offers mindfulness-based training and workshops for stress and anxiety, and the management of tinnitus distress. Dr. Meckel has extensive experience working with people who have experienced trauma in their lives and, when indicated, can facilitate or provide adjunct forms of treatment to work with the ongoing effects of trauma. When medication might be useful in conjunction with psychotherapy he works closely with a medical colleague as a therapeutic team.

Dr. Meckel's Dupont Circle office is at the corner of Connecticut Ave & Q Street.  His Southern Maryland office is located in Solomons, Maryland, above The Lotus Kitchen on Solomons Island Road.


Daniel J Meckel is a 

psychotherapist, educator, and writer.

Here is an overview of Dr. Meckel's training and education,

followed by his experience in clinical practice:




  • University of Chicago, Chicago Illinois - PH.D., MSW, MA

  • Washington DC Center for Psychoanalysis, four-year program in psychodynamic psychotherapy -  Certification

  • National Institute for the Psychotherapies, New York City, four year analytic training program - Analytic Candidate

  • Parkside Psychotherapy Institute, Parkside Illinois, Individual, group, and family therapy -- Certification


  • Private Psychotherapeutic Practice with Adults, Adolescents, and Couples.  Practice locations in Washington DC (2009 – present); Bethesda, MD (2007-present); Lexington Park & Solomons, MD (2005-present).

  • Family and Individual Therapy, Crisis Intervention Outreach Team at Family Services of Oak Park & River Forest, Oak Park, IL.

  • Psychiatric Emergency Assessment and Admissions, West Suburban Hospital Emergency Unit, Oak Park, IL.

  • Individual and Family Therapy with South Asian and Middle Eastern Immigrants, Translation from Hindi and Urdu. Hamdard Center for Health and Human Services, Wood Dale, IL.

  • Individual Psychotherapy at Lutheran General Hospital, Parkside Il.

  • Adolescent and Family Counselor, Residential Treatment Center Survival House, Denton TX.

  • Internship at The Neuropsychiatirc Institute, Fargo ND. (18 yrs old).

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