Clinical Faculty

William Cohen, M.D.

Dr. Cohen joined the Department of Psychiatry at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in 2016. He provides clinical care on the inpatient psychiatric unit and in the outpatient clinic for the Department of Psychiatry. He teaches and provides clinical supervision for Georgetown medical students, psychiatry residents, and child psychiatry fellows. Dr. Cohen completed a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at Georgetown University. He completed a psychiatry internship and residency in The Einstein Healthcare Network in Philadelphia, and he earned his M.D. from Jefferson Medical College. Prior to medical school he earned a B.A. in Philosophy from Wesleyan University and then worked in Utah as a wilderness therapy field instructor for adolescents. Particular areas of clinical and research interest include mood and anxiety disorders, emergency and disaster psychiatry, and adolescents and emerging adult aged populations.

Janet Hendricks, LICSW

Janet Hendricks, LICSW, is a clinical social worker at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s Department of Psychiatry.  She has extensive experience working with adolescents, young adults, and families to develop goals and build on their strengths to achieve those goals using evidence-based approaches.

Aditi Vijay, Ed. M, Ph.D.

Dr. Vijay joined the Department of Psychiatry in 2016 as a clinical psychologist within the LAUNCH program for Emerging Adults.She received her undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan, her Master’s in Education, in Risk and Prevention, at Harvard University, and her doctorate in psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno. She completed her internship at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Maryland Health Care System/University of Maryland Consortium. Her clinical specialties include psychological issues related to emerging adulthood, the treatment of trauma, sexual victimization, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Her research focuses on factors in clinical supervision, process and outcome research in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, implementation of effective DBT programs in outpatient and residential settings, and the role of emotion regulation in psychopathology.