Dr. Erica E Coates, PhD

Dr. Erica E. Coates, PhD

Dr. Erica E. Coates, PhD

Languages: English
Phone: 202-944-5400
Fax: 202-944-5402

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Specialties
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry
Conditions I Treat
  • anger issues
  • anorexia nervosa
  • antisocial personality disorder
  • asperger syndrome
  • attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
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Procedures I Perform
  • autism testing
  • behavior modification
  • child and adolescent psychiatry
  • child parent attachment assessment
  • child parent attachment therapy
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About the Provider

Erica E. Coates, Ph.D. is a Psychologist at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC). Dr. Coates received her doctoral degree in clinical child psychology from the University of South Florida and received specialized training in trauma-informed family treatment at the APA-accredited VA Maryland Health Care System/University of Maryland School of Medicine Consortium. Dr. Coates completed her postdoctoral training at the University of Maryland – College Park as a Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow. Dr. Coates currently leads the Family Wellbeing Program (a multidisciplinary, center-based program supporting caregiver, child, and staff wellness and mental health) at early childhood education centers across Washington, D.C. Dr. Coates has published several articles on the role of parenting and coparenting in child development, and her research has been externally supported by several entities including the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Foundation, and the Life Course Intervention Research Network.

Education
  • Fellowship Program: University of Maryland College Park (2019)
  • Graduate Education: University of South Florida (2017)
  • Internship Program: University of Maryland Medical Center (2017)
  • Allied Health Education: University of South Florida (2017)
Insurance
    MedStar Health Providers participate with a wide range of health insurance products. We accept self-pay patients and the insurances plans listed below. This list is not comprehensive, it is updated periodically and is subject to change. If you do not see your health insurance plan or product listed, or if you have any questions regarding MedStar Health’s participation with your health plan, please contact your health plan to verify participation with our providers.

    Since the MedStar Health providers span the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia regions, our participation with DC, Maryland and Virginia Medical Assistance programs varies by provider group. Please contact your MedStar Physician’s Office to assist with verifying Medical Assistance participation. If you are enrolled in a Medicaid Managed Care Organization, please contact your Medicaid health plan to verify participation.
Practice Locations
Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital