Psychiatrists in 90016

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Isabella Morton
Psychiatrist, MD, MPH
Verified Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90016  (Online Only)
I am a psychiatrist specializing in general adult and addiction psychiatry. I have worked with patients from diverse backgrounds in various settings including inpatient units, emergency rooms, residential treatment programs, county jails, diversion programs and street psychiatry. I am board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
I am a psychiatrist specializing in general adult and addiction psychiatry. I have worked with patients from diverse backgrounds in various settings including inpatient units, emergency rooms, residential treatment programs, county jails, diversion programs and street psychiatry. I am board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
(323) 831-7783 View (323) 831-7783
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ULT Psychiatry Services
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90016  (Online Only)
As a dedicated psychiatric nurse practitioner, my purpose is to provide compassionate, evidence-based care to individuals struggling with mental health challenges. With a focus on holistic wellness, I aim to empower my patients to achieve their optimal mental health through therapeutic interventions, medication management, and collaborative treatment planning. By fostering a supportive and nonjudgmental environment, I am committed to promoting recovery, resilience, and overall well-being for those under my care.
As a dedicated psychiatric nurse practitioner, my purpose is to provide compassionate, evidence-based care to individuals struggling with mental health challenges. With a focus on holistic wellness, I aim to empower my patients to achieve their optimal mental health through therapeutic interventions, medication management, and collaborative treatment planning. By fostering a supportive and nonjudgmental environment, I am committed to promoting recovery, resilience, and overall well-being for those under my care.
(310) 928-3789 View (310) 928-3789
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Nerdy Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Los Angeles, CA 90016  (Online Only)
I am a Los Angeles based board certified child and adolescent psychiatrist and adult psychiatrist. I treat a variety of age ranges and diagnoses, and although primarily a telehealth provider, I am open to arranging home visits as well. Transitions are hard across age ranges, whether that is middle school into high school, change of jobs, change in romance, etc. Of importance to me are the changes in childhood and their long-term impact on social and academic development. I believe that early intervention can have major impacts later in life which led to me pursuing my child and adolescent fellowship.
I am a Los Angeles based board certified child and adolescent psychiatrist and adult psychiatrist. I treat a variety of age ranges and diagnoses, and although primarily a telehealth provider, I am open to arranging home visits as well. Transitions are hard across age ranges, whether that is middle school into high school, change of jobs, change in romance, etc. Of importance to me are the changes in childhood and their long-term impact on social and academic development. I believe that early intervention can have major impacts later in life which led to me pursuing my child and adolescent fellowship.
(310) 361-0067 View (310) 361-0067
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Daniel Simons
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90016
During his residency at Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Simons received extensive training in both medication management and psychotherapy. He routinely incorporates biological, psychological, and social factors into his treatment approach. Some of his areas of interest include mood disorders, anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and psychotic disorders. He also treats patients with childhood-onset ADHD. While he primarily provides medication management, he is also well versed in psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and mindfulness-based therapy.
During his residency at Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Simons received extensive training in both medication management and psychotherapy. He routinely incorporates biological, psychological, and social factors into his treatment approach. Some of his areas of interest include mood disorders, anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and psychotic disorders. He also treats patients with childhood-onset ADHD. While he primarily provides medication management, he is also well versed in psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and mindfulness-based therapy.
(424) 622-4339 View (424) 622-4339
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Mara Sigalos-Rivera
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90016
Dr. Rivera is an adult psychiatrist with a passion for providing empathetic care with special attention to cultural, social, biological, and psychological contributions to mental illness. Her clinical experience includes treating a wide variety of psychiatric illnesses with particular interest in anxiety, depression, perinatal/women’s mental health, and trauma. She believes in working collaboratively to create personalized treatment plans that can include medications, lifestyle changes, or psychotherapeutic approaches with the goal of improving mental wellness.
Dr. Rivera is an adult psychiatrist with a passion for providing empathetic care with special attention to cultural, social, biological, and psychological contributions to mental illness. Her clinical experience includes treating a wide variety of psychiatric illnesses with particular interest in anxiety, depression, perinatal/women’s mental health, and trauma. She believes in working collaboratively to create personalized treatment plans that can include medications, lifestyle changes, or psychotherapeutic approaches with the goal of improving mental wellness.
(310) 598-3798 View (310) 598-3798
Photo of Olga Wray, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in 90016, CA
Olga Wray
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, NP
Verified Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90016
Olga Wray is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner working with adults aged 18 and older. Olga builds a therapeutic relationship based on honesty, trust, and mutual respect. Her focus is to help patients become aware of their inner strengths and achieve the highest levels of functioning. She approaches this by providing a safe space, listening to the concerns, and customizing their treatment plan. Olga's experience enables her to offer the best and most effective evidence-based individualized treatment.
Olga Wray is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner working with adults aged 18 and older. Olga builds a therapeutic relationship based on honesty, trust, and mutual respect. Her focus is to help patients become aware of their inner strengths and achieve the highest levels of functioning. She approaches this by providing a safe space, listening to the concerns, and customizing their treatment plan. Olga's experience enables her to offer the best and most effective evidence-based individualized treatment.
(424) 395-5613 View (424) 395-5613

How does your Psychiatrist compare?

Number of Psychiatrists in 90016

< 10

Psychiatrists in 90016 who prioritize treating:

100% Depression
100% Anxiety
100% Bipolar Disorder
100% Medication Management
83% Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
83% Trauma and PTSD
83% Psychosis

Average years in practice

6 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Aetna
100% Cigna and Evernorth
100% MultiPlan

How Psychiatrists in 90016 see their clients

50% In Person and Online
50% Online Only

Gender breakdown

50% Female
50% Male
FAQs - About Psychiatrists and Psychiatric Nurses

How can I find a psychiatrist in 90016?

The Psychology Today Directory enables you to search specifically for psychiatrists, using the drop down provider menu in the navigation bar, by city or zip code, or by the name of the psychiatrist. Search results provide detailed profiles of professionals, including their treatment approach and areas of expertise. In addition, listings provide important information about each psychiatrist’s credentials, fees, payment options, and insurance affiliations. Directory users can select psychiatrists who meet an array of personally-desired criteria, such as familiarity with a specific community or condition.

What is the difference between a psychiatrist and a psychologist?

Psychiatrists are medical specialists who focus on understanding, diagnosing, and treating diseases of the brain and disorders of the mind and behavior. As physicians, psychiatrists are trained to recognize the often-subtle biological causes of mental disorders and to monitor the effects of mental disturbances on physical conditions, such as heart disease. Psychologists are especially attuned to the influence of early experience on development and behavior, emotional and cognitive processes, the nature of personality, and social functioning. They are also trained to deploy an array of psychological tests—IQ tests, personality tests, behavioral assessments—to gauge a person’s functioning.

What is a psychiatric nurse practitioner?

A psychiatric nurse practitioner, also known as a mental health nurse practitioner, is a registered nurse who completes advanced training in psychiatric care, earning either a master’s or doctoral degree in psychiatric nursing, and in the U.S., passes a national certification exam. Like psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners are trained to assess, diagnose, and treat mental health conditions. In some locales, psychiatric nurse practitioners can offer the full range of psychiatric care, including prescribing and managing medication. In other places, they must work in collaboration with a physician.

Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed psychiatrist?

The Psychology Today directory lists providers who offer legitimate mental health services to the public, including psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and counselors. All psychiatrists listed in the directory have a valid license issued by the state(s) in which they practice and are certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Providers whose license or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Some individuals or organizations provide services for which their state or country does not offer licenses, such as pastoral counseling. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

Can a psychiatrist prescribe medication?

Psychiatrists are licensed medical doctors who are trained to recognize the many ways body processes affect the functioning of the brain and mind. As physicians, they can prescribe medication. Patients who are prescribed medications will typically need to continue to see a psychiatrist so that the effects of the medication can be monitored. For many psychiatric conditions, including common disorders such as anxiety and depression, the preferred treatment is combination therapy—medication accompanied by psychotherapy.

Do psychiatrists offer therapy?

Psychiatrists are generally trained in a number of treatment modalities, including psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy, and, increasingly, somatic therapies. Typically, psychiatrists make a diagnosis and determine a course of treatment based on chemical or biological factors, using lab tests, brain scans and physical and psychological evaluations. While psychotherapy may be used in the first session to aid in diagnosis, it is not typically utilized in subsequent visits. In fact, after the introductory session, most sessions with a psychiatrist may only be 15-20 minutes in length and are largely focused on medication management. Many psychiatrists who do not offer psychotherapy work collaboratively with psychologists and other mental health clinicians and can refer clients seeking talk therapy to those providers.

How do I know if I need a psychiatrist or a therapist?

It is not always easy to know which type of mental health practitioner to choose. Many people are unaware of the root of their mental or behavioral problem. One way many people learn which type of care is best for them is by seeing their primary care provider first. Depending on the nature and severity of the symptoms, the physician may review their medical history or perform medical tests to determine whether biological factors are involved before making a referral. It is not necessary for a person to know precisely what type of care they need in order to seek help. Many psychiatrists and psychologists refer clients to each other depending on client needs.

Do I need a referral to see a psychiatrist?

A referral to a psychiatrist is often not required. However, seeing your primary care physician first can be helpful and actually prove to be a shortcut to getting what you need. Your PCP may have a clear idea whether psychiatric help is needed and/or which kind of mental health care would be most beneficial and refer you to the right type of practitioner. For that reason alone, some psychiatrists require a referral. Further, many insurance plans require a referral from a PCP if they cover all of part of the cost of seeing a specialist; if, however, you are paying out of pocket, you may not need a referral. In any case, a referral may speed the process of securing an appointment with a psychiatrist, especially in areas where there is a shortage of mental health specialists and new patients face long waits for appointments.