Dr. Drake completed her graduate training at The George Washington University, The Clinical Social Work Institute and The Baltimore Washington Institute for Psychoanalysis. She has served as a consultant to community mental health agencies and media and has published in professional peer-reviewed journals and presented papers nationally at professional conferences.
Dr. Drake served as President of the Baltimore Washington Society for Psychoanalysis and on the Board of Directors of The Greater Washington Society for Clinical Social Work and the China American Psychoanalytic Association. She is licensed in Virginia.
Dr. Drake has been in full time private practice since 1991 and has taught at Georgetown University School of Medicine and The George Washington University. She is active in professional organizations and continuing education in order to stay up-to-date on current research in psychology and psychotherapy.