Trish Carlson, MD

Service Chief, TMS


  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Eating Disorders
  • LGBTQ+ Mental Health Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
  • Transference-focused Psychotherapy
  • Treatment-resistant Depression

Dr. Trish Carlson is a board certified adult psychiatrist and is service chief of TMS for Sheppard Pratt. She also has specialized fellowship training in the field of eating disorders. Dr. Carlson has a strong interest in treating anxiety and mood disorders, including treatment resistant depression, generalized anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder. Dr. Carlson is also on staff with the Department of Clinical Research Programs at Sheppard Pratt, where she works with research protocols related to treatment resistant depression. She is trained in transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), transference focused psychotherapy (TFP), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and exposure response prevention therapy. She has taught courses in shame resilience as well as topics related to common human sufferings such as loss and trauma. 

In addition to her duties at The Retreat and with clinical research, she teaches and supervises future psychiatrists within the University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt residency training program. Dr. Carlson is board certified in general psychiatry.