Last edited 12/11/2023

Cristina Secarea MD

VerifiedOffers Online TherapyIn-person Meetings
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
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General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Fridayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM

What was your path to becoming a therapist? What inspired you to choose this profession?

I am a Board Certified Adult and Forensic Psychiatrist and a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. I have experience in the treatment of all mental health conditions including psychotic disorders (schizophrenia and delusional disorder), mood disorders (depression and bipolar disorder), anxiety disorders, addiction disorders, ADHD, OCD, PTSD and personality disorders and a particular expertise in performing forensic evaluations (e. g. , conservatorship, guardianship, testamentary capacity, fitness for duty, worker's compensation, sexual harassment, medical malpractice). I perform thorough diagnostic assessments and when appropriate, I coordinate your care with your primary care doctor and other sub-specialists. My treatment recommendations are individualized based on your unique background and presentation and can include medications, therapy and lifestyle changes. I completed my psychiatry residency and forensic fellowship training at Saint Elizabeths Hospital in Washington DC. In this positions I am able to see the larger picture of mental health and the benefits of organized psychiatry and advocate for changes in our mental health community.



LGBTQIA related issues

Medication Management

General Expertise




Bipolar disorder

Eating disorders

Sleep & insomnia issues

LGBTQIA related issues

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

In-Network Insurance




Cigna EAP

Elevance Health

Evernorth Health Services



Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Medication Management


  • Virginia, Medical Doctor, 101263991


University of Medicine and Pharmacy

St Elizabeths Hospital

St Elizabeths Hospital

Online Therapy

Office at 1005 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, VA

Frequently Asked Questions About Cristina Secarea, MD

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Cristina Secarea, MD, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Cristina Secarea accepting new clients?

Yes, Cristina Secarea is accepting new clients for online therapy in Virginia and in-person appointments at 1005 N Glebe Rd, Suite 525, Arlington, VA, 22201.

Does Cristina Secarea accept insurance?

Yes, Cristina Secarea accepts insurance, including Aetna, Anthem, CareFirst, Cigna EAP, Elevance Health, Evernorth Health Services and Humana.

Does Cristina Secarea offer in-person appointments?

Yes, Cristina Secarea offers in-person appointments at 1005 N Glebe Rd, Suite 525, Arlington, VA, 22201.

Does Cristina Secarea offer online therapy?

Yes, Cristina Secarea offers online therapy via video sessions to people in Virginia.

How quickly can I see Cristina Secarea?

Cristina Secarea typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Cristina Secarea speak?

Cristina Secarea conducts therapy sessions in English and Romanian.

Can I book an appointment with Cristina Secarea online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Cristina Secarea online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.