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Susan Rich, MD, MPH, DFAPA


Susan D. Rich, MD, MPH is an adult and child/adolescent psychiatrist specializing in diagnosis and treatment of patients with neuropsychiatric and trauma histories.  As a clinician in private practice in a home office since 2006, Dr. Rich has learned to rapidly assess emergency psychiatric situations, de-escalate patients who are emotionally dysregulated, and intervene in heated disputes between family members and patients.  She earned a Doctorate of Medicine from the University of North Carolina, completed residency training in psychiatry at Georgetown University Medical Center, and a 2-year child/adolescent psychiatry fellowship at Children’s National Medical Center.  Additionally, Susan is founder of a nonprofit, author of several journal articles, a book, and a blog as well as being an international speaker at professional psychiatric conferences and medical center grand rounds.