Psychiatrist, M.D., M.S.
Verified by Psychology Today
Newport Beach, California 92660
"As a graduate of U.C. Irvine School of Medicine and Residency in Psychiatry with 28 years of experience diagnosing and treating behavioral conditions, author of over 35 peer reviewed publications in mood and anxiety disorders, and a professor of psychiatry in charge of the psychopharmacology course for psychiatric residents at U.C.I., I am in a unique position to understand and provide the most appropriate therapy for my patients' emotional needs. I am at the forefront of psychiatric treatments and am sought out by therapists and physicians for treatment of the most difficult psychiatric cases as well as for my compassionate care."
ADHD
(949) 899-6704
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
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ADHD
"As a graduate of U.C. Irvine School of Medicine and Residency in Psychiatry with 28 years of experience diagnosing and treating behavioral conditions, author of over 35 peer reviewed publications in mood and anxiety disorders, and a professor of psychiatry in charge of the psychopharmacology course for psychiatric residents at U.C.I., I am in a unique position to understand and provide the most appropriate therapy for my patients' emotional needs. I am at the forefront of psychiatric treatments and am sought out by therapists and physicians for treatment of the most difficult psychiatric cases as well as for my compassionate care."
Sarah Graff, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Newport Beach, California 92660
"You don't need to cope with stress and unhappiness alone. With good treatment, people will feel and function better. I offer you warmth, insight, honesty, excellent training, and a promise to help you find a path to wellness. I am Board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, completed the Adult Residency Training Program at Cambridge Hospital at Harvard Medical School, and received my MD at UCSF and BA from Princeton University. I have vast experience with all adult psychiatric disorders, including mood, anxiety, personality, trauma, ADHD, psychotic, and impulse-control disorders. I welcome individuals struggling with alcohol and drug problems."
ADHD
(949) 763-4009
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
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ADHD
"You don't need to cope with stress and unhappiness alone. With good treatment, people will feel and function better. I offer you warmth, insight, honesty, excellent training, and a promise to help you find a path to wellness. I am Board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, completed the Adult Residency Training Program at Cambridge Hospital at Harvard Medical School, and received my MD at UCSF and BA from Princeton University. I have vast experience with all adult psychiatric disorders, including mood, anxiety, personality, trauma, ADHD, psychotic, and impulse-control disorders. I welcome individuals struggling with alcohol and drug problems."
Shivani Chopra, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Newport Beach, California 92660
"I am triple board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in adult psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, and forensic psychiatry. I provide treatment for a wide range of complex mental health issues in children, adolescents, and adults, using medications (psychopharmacology), psychotherapy, diet, exercise, and alternative modalities of treatment. My focus is the overall well being of my patients and their families, and I adhere to an exceptional standard of care. While I am sure to pay attention to the details provided by my patients, I do my best never to lose sight of the big picture."
ADHD
(310) 484-5765
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
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ADHD
"I am triple board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in adult psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, and forensic psychiatry. I provide treatment for a wide range of complex mental health issues in children, adolescents, and adults, using medications (psychopharmacology), psychotherapy, diet, exercise, and alternative modalities of treatment. My focus is the overall well being of my patients and their families, and I adhere to an exceptional standard of care. While I am sure to pay attention to the details provided by my patients, I do my best never to lose sight of the big picture."
Hadi Estakhri, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, M.D.
Verified by Psychology Today
Newport Beach, California 92660
"Hadi Estakhri, MD — or Dr. E as his patients know him — is a double board-certified, Harvard-trained psychiatrist practicing at Allied Psychiatry and Mental Health in Newport Beach, California. He offers customized, patient-focused treatments to address the unique needs and circumstances of each patient. With more than two decades of professional experience, he has vast proficiency in the mental health field. His expertise is in treating a wide range of psychiatric and addictive disorders in both adult and adolescents. "
ADHD
(949) 577-7579
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
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ADHD
"Hadi Estakhri, MD — or Dr. E as his patients know him — is a double board-certified, Harvard-trained psychiatrist practicing at Allied Psychiatry and Mental Health in Newport Beach, California. He offers customized, patient-focused treatments to address the unique needs and circumstances of each patient. With more than two decades of professional experience, he has vast proficiency in the mental health field. His expertise is in treating a wide range of psychiatric and addictive disorders in both adult and adolescents. "
Dr. Sanjay Agarwal M. D. Ocadhd.com, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Newport Beach, California 92663
"At OC ADHD, we focus on more than just helping to restore a person's functionality; our goal is to help people realize their true potential, from a personal, professional, social, and spirtual point-of-view. We strive to create a more accessible, understanding, and specialized care model for the professional with ADHD. We understand how ADHD can impair the lives of high functioning adults, how commuting to clinic visits and managing monthly paper prescriptions does not fit the demanding lifestyles of working professionals, and how adults with ADHD have unique treatment needs."
ADHD
Verified
Office is near:
Newport Beach, California 92663
ADHD
"At OC ADHD, we focus on more than just helping to restore a person's functionality; our goal is to help people realize their true potential, from a personal, professional, social, and spirtual point-of-view. We strive to create a more accessible, understanding, and specialized care model for the professional with ADHD. We understand how ADHD can impair the lives of high functioning adults, how commuting to clinic visits and managing monthly paper prescriptions does not fit the demanding lifestyles of working professionals, and how adults with ADHD have unique treatment needs."
Gisoo Zarrabi, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Newport Beach, California 92660
"Dr. Zarrabi is a Board-Certified Adult Psychiatrist specializing in the pharmacological treatment of mood disorders and treatment resistant depression. She also has extensive experience in the evaluation and management of common psychiatric conditions including anxiety, insomnia, PTSD, post-partum and peri-partum depression, autism, OCD, and schizophrenia. At Harbor Psychiatry, Dr. Zarrabi works in close collaboration with psychiatrists, advanced practitioners and psychologists, while being actively involved in research, teaching and training. "
ADHD
(949) 528-4678
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
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ADHD
"Dr. Zarrabi is a Board-Certified Adult Psychiatrist specializing in the pharmacological treatment of mood disorders and treatment resistant depression. She also has extensive experience in the evaluation and management of common psychiatric conditions including anxiety, insomnia, PTSD, post-partum and peri-partum depression, autism, OCD, and schizophrenia. At Harbor Psychiatry, Dr. Zarrabi works in close collaboration with psychiatrists, advanced practitioners and psychologists, while being actively involved in research, teaching and training. "
Randall Bailey, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Newport Beach, California 92660
"Are you struggling to balance your physical and mental health? Are things becoming unmanageable? Is your time limited? Then welcome to WellPsyche! WellPsyche Medical Group provides experts in the field of Adult and Child/Adolescent Psychiatry. Our practice offers the latest in psychiatry including Telemedicine! Now you can visit with your psychiatrist from the privacy and convenience of your home or work. Our providers take a Conservative and Effective approach to medication management and can help you balance your life."
ADHD
(424) 339-0390
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
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ADHD
"Are you struggling to balance your physical and mental health? Are things becoming unmanageable? Is your time limited? Then welcome to WellPsyche! WellPsyche Medical Group provides experts in the field of Adult and Child/Adolescent Psychiatry. Our practice offers the latest in psychiatry including Telemedicine! Now you can visit with your psychiatrist from the privacy and convenience of your home or work. Our providers take a Conservative and Effective approach to medication management and can help you balance your life."
Alexis Meshi, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Newport Beach, California 92660
"Receive care from the comfort of your home! Do you struggle with depression, anxiety, or attention and focus difficulties? Are your symptoms causing problems in your life? Are your relationships being affected? Are you not able to work to your potential? Are you unsatisfied in life and want to make major positive changes? Or are you doing well but want to further optimize your life situation? If you or a loved one suffer from emotional or mental distress, you have come to the right place. Welcome to my practice. I look forward meeting you and your loved ones and making your world a happier and a better place."
ADHD
(949) 541-7692
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
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ADHD
"Receive care from the comfort of your home! Do you struggle with depression, anxiety, or attention and focus difficulties? Are your symptoms causing problems in your life? Are your relationships being affected? Are you not able to work to your potential? Are you unsatisfied in life and want to make major positive changes? Or are you doing well but want to further optimize your life situation? If you or a loved one suffer from emotional or mental distress, you have come to the right place. Welcome to my practice. I look forward meeting you and your loved ones and making your world a happier and a better place."
Alexis Meshi, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Newport Beach, California 92660
"Receive care from the comfort of your home! Do you struggle with depression, anxiety, or attention and focus difficulties? Are your symptoms causing problems in your life? Are your relationships being affected? Are you not able to work to your potential? Are you unsatisfied in life and want to make major positive changes? Or are you doing well but want to further optimize your life situation? If you or a loved one suffer from emotional or mental distress, you have come to the right place. Welcome to my practice. I look forward meeting you and your loved ones and making your world a happier and a better place."
ADHD
(949) 518-3160
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
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ADHD
"Receive care from the comfort of your home! Do you struggle with depression, anxiety, or attention and focus difficulties? Are your symptoms causing problems in your life? Are your relationships being affected? Are you not able to work to your potential? Are you unsatisfied in life and want to make major positive changes? Or are you doing well but want to further optimize your life situation? If you or a loved one suffer from emotional or mental distress, you have come to the right place. Welcome to my practice. I look forward meeting you and your loved ones and making your world a happier and a better place."
Michael Alan Landau, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Newport Beach, California 92663
"Concierge psychiatry without the exorbitant costs! I can schedule an appointment with you within ONE day and return emails and phone calls within a few HOURS. I do not watch the clock; the session ends when the work is done. You get cutting edge psychiatry for a reasonable fee without the need for extensive sessions and ridiculous costs. I have treated many thousands of patients during my 40 years of experience. I use a variety of therapeutic modalities including a cognitive/behavioral and pharmaceutical approach, which I have found effective. "
ADHD
(562) 735-3627
Verified
Office is near:
Newport Beach, California 92663
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ADHD
"Concierge psychiatry without the exorbitant costs! I can schedule an appointment with you within ONE day and return emails and phone calls within a few HOURS. I do not watch the clock; the session ends when the work is done. You get cutting edge psychiatry for a reasonable fee without the need for extensive sessions and ridiculous costs. I have treated many thousands of patients during my 40 years of experience. I use a variety of therapeutic modalities including a cognitive/behavioral and pharmaceutical approach, which I have found effective. "
Gary Dylewski, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Newport Beach, California 92660
"I would rather teach a skill than prescribe a pill, but I will. In other words, if you or someone you know is on or in need of psychiatric medications, yet would prefer to explore other ways to address their current circumstances, my practice is a great fit. This may include those who have tried multiple medications in the past and have had less then optimal success, found that they are very sensitive to medication effects, or wish to explore alternatives such as; learning mind/emotion/stress management skills, herbal or supplement alternatives (orthomolecular medicine), and spiritual practices to support their healing process."
ADHD
(949) 482-4344
Verified
Office is near:
Newport Beach, California 92660
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ADHD
"I would rather teach a skill than prescribe a pill, but I will. In other words, if you or someone you know is on or in need of psychiatric medications, yet would prefer to explore other ways to address their current circumstances, my practice is a great fit. This may include those who have tried multiple medications in the past and have had less then optimal success, found that they are very sensitive to medication effects, or wish to explore alternatives such as; learning mind/emotion/stress management skills, herbal or supplement alternatives (orthomolecular medicine), and spiritual practices to support their healing process."
Cat Dang, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified by Psychology Today
Newport Beach, California 92660
"In my practice the most important person is you, my client. I will take the time to listen to you, to understand your unique situation, and to review available medical information. I will look beyond obvious symptoms and will try to uncover other medical and behavioral issues. Then, we will discuss a variety of recommendation that, in my experience, provide the greatest likelihood of improvement for your condition. It is your choice to decide which recommendation to move forward with. These may include medication options, therapy options, and other lifestyle changes."
ADHD
(949) 478-0548
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
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ADHD
"In my practice the most important person is you, my client. I will take the time to listen to you, to understand your unique situation, and to review available medical information. I will look beyond obvious symptoms and will try to uncover other medical and behavioral issues. Then, we will discuss a variety of recommendation that, in my experience, provide the greatest likelihood of improvement for your condition. It is your choice to decide which recommendation to move forward with. These may include medication options, therapy options, and other lifestyle changes."
Insight Choices, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MS, RN, FNP-BC
Verified by Psychology Today
Newport Beach, California 92660
"An Illinois native, Sheena has always had a deep passion with the exquisite complexities of the human brain. She became interested in the medical aspects of psychiatry and thus completed her undergraduate studies as a nursing major and psychology minor at Elmhurst College in the city of Chicago. She later completed her graduate studies obtaining a Masters of Science degree with honors as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Loyola University in Chicago, IL."
ADHD
(323) 688-4766
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
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ADHD
"An Illinois native, Sheena has always had a deep passion with the exquisite complexities of the human brain. She became interested in the medical aspects of psychiatry and thus completed her undergraduate studies as a nursing major and psychology minor at Elmhurst College in the city of Chicago. She later completed her graduate studies obtaining a Masters of Science degree with honors as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Loyola University in Chicago, IL."
Brenda Garro, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, M.D.
Verified by Psychology Today
Newport Beach, California 92660
"Dr. Garro is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine. She is originally from Puerto Rico and completed medical school at Autonomous University of Guadalajara and New York Medical College. Dr. Garro found a passion for psychiatry and went into the residency program at SUNY Stony Brook University Hospital in Long Island, NY. Dr. Garro was chief resident in Consultation-Liaison service as a 4th-year resident. She then completed a fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine at Long Island Jewish/North Shore Health Care System in NY. "
ADHD
(949) 541-7868
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
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ADHD
"Dr. Garro is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine. She is originally from Puerto Rico and completed medical school at Autonomous University of Guadalajara and New York Medical College. Dr. Garro found a passion for psychiatry and went into the residency program at SUNY Stony Brook University Hospital in Long Island, NY. Dr. Garro was chief resident in Consultation-Liaison service as a 4th-year resident. She then completed a fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine at Long Island Jewish/North Shore Health Care System in NY. "
Shilpa Diwan, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, MPH
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Newport Beach, California 92660
"*Accepting new patients* Compassionate, non-judgmental and individualized care is what I believe in. Good mental health treatment is a partnership between a doctor and a patient towards achieving the best possible outcome. I have worked in different clinical settings before transitioning to private practice which gives me the time and flexibility truly needed to address a person's mental health needs. I like to look at the big picture and go to the root of issues rather than superficially treating symptoms alone. This approach has led to wonderful clinical outcomes. I look forward to working with you. I see patients 18 and older. "
ADHD
(949) 468-5186
Verified
Office is near:
Newport Beach, California 92660
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ADHD
"*Accepting new patients* Compassionate, non-judgmental and individualized care is what I believe in. Good mental health treatment is a partnership between a doctor and a patient towards achieving the best possible outcome. I have worked in different clinical settings before transitioning to private practice which gives me the time and flexibility truly needed to address a person's mental health needs. I like to look at the big picture and go to the root of issues rather than superficially treating symptoms alone. This approach has led to wonderful clinical outcomes. I look forward to working with you. I see patients 18 and older. "
Americas TMS Center, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, FAPA
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Newport Beach, California 92660
"Americas TMS Center in Irvine, California, helps children, adolescents and adults struggling with a variety of mental health conditions. We specialize in TMS therapy, medication management and psychotherapy. Dr. Suzuki and her team have extensive experience assisting clients with anxiety, depression, ADHD, OCD, developmental disorders, behavioral issues, school issues and much more. Drawing on in-depth knowledge and clinical expertise, Americas TMS Center treats clients' underlying conditions in order to help them live better, more fulfilling lives."
ADHD
(657) 220-9690
Verified
Office is near:
Newport Beach, California 92660
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ADHD
"Americas TMS Center in Irvine, California, helps children, adolescents and adults struggling with a variety of mental health conditions. We specialize in TMS therapy, medication management and psychotherapy. Dr. Suzuki and her team have extensive experience assisting clients with anxiety, depression, ADHD, OCD, developmental disorders, behavioral issues, school issues and much more. Drawing on in-depth knowledge and clinical expertise, Americas TMS Center treats clients' underlying conditions in order to help them live better, more fulfilling lives."
Phuong Tran, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Newport Beach, California 92657
"Dr. Phuong Tran, DNP, PMHNP-BC, takes a unique and progressive approach to mental health illnesses. Treatment is personalized, based on evidence research, and encompasses on a myriad of treatment modalities. Dr. Tran the influence of three factors: one's past and upbringing, current life situations, and one's genetic makeup, affecting mental illness Being trained and current with the best evidence based medication treatment strategy, he places a strong emphasis on psychosocial, and psychodynamic factors as the foundation of his treatment. Many psychiatric conditions have an underlying biological and genetic component of treatment."
ADHD
(949) 398-2828
Verified
Office is near:
Newport Beach, California 92657
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ADHD
"Dr. Phuong Tran, DNP, PMHNP-BC, takes a unique and progressive approach to mental health illnesses. Treatment is personalized, based on evidence research, and encompasses on a myriad of treatment modalities. Dr. Tran the influence of three factors: one's past and upbringing, current life situations, and one's genetic makeup, affecting mental illness Being trained and current with the best evidence based medication treatment strategy, he places a strong emphasis on psychosocial, and psychodynamic factors as the foundation of his treatment. Many psychiatric conditions have an underlying biological and genetic component of treatment."
Eben Howard, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PhD, PMHNP, FNP
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Newport Beach, California 92657
"I provide general psychiatry and specialize in traumatic events (PTSD), anxiety, substance abuse, and depression. My approach to medicine is thoughtful and cautious; I will only suggest the need for medication when necessary and appropriate. I also value psychotherapy, and view it as a deeply personal, individualized, and dynamic process. Therapy is a place to share, unburden, and grow. By sharing my understanding of your concerns with empathy and respect, I hope to help you find insight into and relief from your adversities, and enhance your personal life so you may achieve healthier relationships with yourself and others."
ADHD
(949) 212-2699
Verified
Office is near:
Newport Beach, California 92657
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ADHD
"I provide general psychiatry and specialize in traumatic events (PTSD), anxiety, substance abuse, and depression. My approach to medicine is thoughtful and cautious; I will only suggest the need for medication when necessary and appropriate. I also value psychotherapy, and view it as a deeply personal, individualized, and dynamic process. Therapy is a place to share, unburden, and grow. By sharing my understanding of your concerns with empathy and respect, I hope to help you find insight into and relief from your adversities, and enhance your personal life so you may achieve healthier relationships with yourself and others."
Coastal Behavioral Health, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist
Verified by Psychology Today
Newport Beach, California 92660
"Coastal Behavioral Health is an interdisciplinary team of specialists providing treatment for adolescents and adults. We treat a wide spectrum of mental health and behavioral conditions. At CBH, we collaborate with our patients to design customized treatment plans that meet their individual needs and help promote their social, emotional, and psychological well-being."
ADHD
(714) 215-9697
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
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ADHD
"Coastal Behavioral Health is an interdisciplinary team of specialists providing treatment for adolescents and adults. We treat a wide spectrum of mental health and behavioral conditions. At CBH, we collaborate with our patients to design customized treatment plans that meet their individual needs and help promote their social, emotional, and psychological well-being."
David M Davis, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Newport Beach, California 92660
"I have been a psychiatrist in Orange County for 35 years and have a breadth of clinical experience treating inpatients, outpatients, adolescents, and adults. Being committed to high quality treatment, I evaluate patients' issues and their causes quickly, and am dedicated to working efficiently to resolve problems that negatively impact my patients' lives. The literature shows that who provides psychiatric treatment is significantly more important than the treatment approach itself. In this spirit, I am honored to have received the Orange Coast Magazine Top Doctor's Award for Psychiatry in 2005 & 2015."
ADHD
(949) 393-5298
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
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ADHD
"I have been a psychiatrist in Orange County for 35 years and have a breadth of clinical experience treating inpatients, outpatients, adolescents, and adults. Being committed to high quality treatment, I evaluate patients' issues and their causes quickly, and am dedicated to working efficiently to resolve problems that negatively impact my patients' lives. The literature shows that who provides psychiatric treatment is significantly more important than the treatment approach itself. In this spirit, I am honored to have received the Orange Coast Magazine Top Doctor's Award for Psychiatry in 2005 & 2015."

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ADHD (Attention Deficit, ADD) Psychiatrists
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) is a neurobehavioral disorder characterized by a combination of inattentiveness, distractibility, hyperactivity, and impulsive behavior.

AD/HD appears early in life. Boys are diagnosed more often than girls. Untreated AD/HD has been shown to have long-term adverse affects on academic performance, vocational success, and social-emotional development. AD/HD children have difficulty sitting still and paying attention in class and do not do well at school, even when they have normal or above-normal intelligence. They engage in a broad array of disruptive behaviors and experience peer rejection.

If you're looking for help with ADHD in Newport Beach or for a Newport Beach ADHD psychiatrist these professionals provide adhd help, and help for adhd psychiatry in Newport Beach, adhd counseling, adhd treatment and therapy for attention deficit hyper-activity disorder. They include ADHD psychiatrists, ADHD psychologists, ADHD psychotherapists and ADHD counselors. Psychiatrists can help with adhd in children, Newport Beach adult adhd, add adhd, and adha both for adhd and with adhd.

This term is frequently referred to as ADD (attention deficit disorder) or ADD/ADHD. So if you're looking for help with ADD in Newport Beach or for a Newport Beach ADD psychiatrist these professionals provide add help and help for add psychiatry in Newport Beach, add counseling, add treatment and therapy for attention deficit disorder. They include ADD psychiatrists, ADD psychologists, ADD psychotherapists and ADD counselors. Psychiatrists can help with add in children, adult add.

Note: 'Hyper-activity' is sometimes spelled as 'hyperactivity' or 'hyper activity'.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in Newport Beach is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

Newport Beach Psychiatrists differ from other mental health professionals in that they may prescribe medication or psychotropics. Psychiatrists may conduct physical examinations, order and interpret lab tests and brain image scans, such as CT scans, CAT Scans and MRIs.

Some psychiatric practitioners in Newport Beach specialize in age groups (so check for Newport Beach child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Newport Beach). Those who work with the elderly are called geriatric psychiatrists or geropsychiatrists.

Other related specialties include psychopharmacology (certain states license Psychopharmacologists), psychiatric genetics and neuroimaging.

Psychiatric nurse practitioners in Newport Beach, or mental health nurse practitioners, perform many of the same functions as a psychiatrist. This includes diagnosing mental illness and prescribing medication. Newport Beach Psychiatric nurse practitioners also act as a therapist, helping patients with depression, anxiety and suicidal individuals, as well as other conditions that can be remedied with counseling.

Nurses monitor for side effects and responses to medical treatments and offer information on medications so that clients can make informed choices about their use.