About Dr. Dunlap



Constance E. Dunlap, MD, DFAPA is an experienced and skilled board certified physician, psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, who is actively engaged in clinical care, psychiatric education, patient advocacy, and community outreach.   

She has worked with immigrants or first-generation Americans from over 60 countries – individuals, couples and families from diverse racial, ethnic, cultural and religious communities.  Dr. Dunlap also has extensive experience providing independent medical examinations and organizational consultations.  Dr. Dunlap is a Washington Psychiatric Society (WPS) Delegate to the Assembly of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and a former president of the WPS board of directors.

In addition to lecturing nationally and internationally on a range of topics related to access to mental health care and health equity, Dr. Dunlap has focused on the management difference in her clinical practice and in  medical education outreach efforts in Cuba, Switzerland, Haiti, and Romania.   

She is equally committed to serving as a holistic healer and advocate for health equity. 

Education and Training

  • Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC.    
  • Graduate, Washington Psychoanalytic Institute, Washington, DC, 2001. 
  • Residency, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC, 1991. 
  • Internship, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, 1988.
  • Doctorate of Medicine Degree, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, 1987.
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree, Wheaton College, Norton, MA, 1980.