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Kurt W Ela Psy.D.


Kurt Ela, Psy.D., is an associate professor of psychiatry at Georgetown University School of Medicine. He works with patients throughout the life cycle from children and adolescents to elders. Considered a generalist, Ela assists high-school and college students with academic-related stress; patients with serious mental illness; C-suite executives from various fields; and professional athletes. Other areas of focus include grief and loss, depression, and group therapy, which he teaches at Georgetown.

Ela received his BA from Amherst College and his doctorate from The George Washington University. He completed his internship at the University of Pennsylvania where he worked with pediatric, adolescent, and adult patients.

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