Grief Psychiatrists in La Jolla, CA

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Nikki French
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, MSN
Verified
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I believe in an integrated approach to care across the full span of the reproductive cycle. This includes disorders with symptoms rooted in the sensitivity to hormonal changes experienced during the premenstrual cycle, through the post-menopausal period, observed in disorders such as PMDD and postpartum depression, giving great variety to the types of symptoms a patient experiences, the age of onset, and duration of symptoms, but most importantly how patients respond to treatment. I develop a personalized strategy for each of my clients using modalities such as psychotherapy, medication management and TMS among others.
(858) 201-7695
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Dr. Sylvia Cartwright
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Verified
I am here to help you on your journey to mental wellness and utilize both modern science and traditional healing to achieve your goals. Because you are an integrated body and mind, I use a holistic, i.e. integrative approach. We will proceed through a comprehensive evaluation, followed by a focused, solution-oriented treatment approach which combines therapy and, when appropriate, medications. I have experience working with patients from a variety of cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. All want to get better to live fuller lives. All are welcome.
(858) 251-1053
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Yi Ting Halgedahl
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified
Verified
Yi Ting educates her patients on their diagnosis and guides them through different treatment options. She specializes in adult psychiatry and offers neurological and laboratory testing to help determine a diagnosis. Yi Ting offers medication and non-medication modalities during treatment. She works collaboratively with her patients to help them understand that healing is a journey and can have complications. Yi Ting is also fluent in Mandarin.
(858) 391-4459
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Dina Lim
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified
Verified
My practice is designed for individuals who have been struggling and frustrated by an inability to achieve their goals in life. Together, we will work on recovery, growth, and flourishing. I have advanced training in biological psychiatry and psychotherapy. My philosophy on psychopharmacology is a thoughtful and minimalistic approach. We will use medications to enhance your own mind and body’s own healing powers to reassert themselves.
(858) 293-8124
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La Jolla, CA 92037
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Araz Tawfique (Video Sessions)
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Verified
Dr. Araz Tawfique, M.D. is a Board Certified psychiatrist in La Jolla, CA with over ten years of experience working with people with diverse needs. He completed his psychiatric residency training at the University of Reno, Las Vegas, and is trained in psychopharmacology and psychotherapy. His specialties are psychiatry and psychotherapy which are techniques that facilitate a better understanding of thoughts, feelings, and motivations. His approach explores the interplay of biology, psychology, and sociology in shaping individuals and their relationships.
(619) 458-3046
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La Jolla, CA 92037
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Jill Gaskill
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PHMNP-B, MSN, RN
Verified
Verified
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.
(858) 956-7268
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La Jolla, CA 92037
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Sandy Hah
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Verified
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. Dr. Hah is triple board certified in child and adolescent, adult, and forensic psychiatry.
(424) 396-1216
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La Jolla, CA 92037
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Ci Ma
Psychiatrist, MD, PhD
Verified
Verified
Conveniently located in Southern California and accepting patients from anywhere in the state, Dr. Ma is Double Board Certified in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. She is bilingual, treating in both English and Mandarin Chinese 中文普通话. Her track record is very successful in guiding people from diverse backgrounds through acute stress and life crises. With over ten years of experience in major US cities, Dr. Ma has worked extensively with adult patients of all ages, in many outpatient and hospital settings. She directs several outpatient programs at major San Diego hospitals and has privileges in several regional health systems.
(858) 848-0085
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La Jolla, CA 92037
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Sarita Shah
Psychiatrist, MD, PhD
Verified
Verified
Thank you for your interest in my practice. I am a general psychiatrist with experience treating a wide variety of mental conditions. I have specialty training in managing depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and maternal mental health. In addition to my broad knowledge and expertise in medication management, I draw upon my training in psychotherapy, motivational enhancement, and lifestyle medicine for a holistic approach to mental health and well-being.
(310) 935-0754
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La Jolla, CA 92037
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Holly Bechard
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, EdD, PMHNP, DNP
Verified
Verified
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.
(424) 329-5944
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La Jolla, CA 92037
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WellPsyche Medical Group
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Verified
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.
(424) 374-0250
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La Jolla, CA 92037
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Adel Mostafavi
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Verified
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.
(424) 363-4654
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La Jolla, CA 92037
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Preeti Mathur
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Verified
Preeti Mathur, M.D. is a Board Certified Adult Psychiatrist. She completed her residency and was Chief Resident at Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College, NY. She has worked at San Diego County Psychiatric Hospital for 3 years and is currently also working at Palomar Pomerado Hospital.
(858) 252-1733
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La Jolla, CA 92037
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Dr. Krista Roybal
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Verified
*Please Note, I currently only see adults enrolled in True Life Center for Wellbeing Intensive Outpatient (IOP) program.* At True Life Center, patients receive compassionate, individualized, holistic care from a full team of diverse and talented practitioners. In addition to an approach to psychotherapy that is suited to you, we offer couples & family therapy, mindfulness self-compassion & meditation, individualized yoga, acupuncture, massage, nutrition, and fitness. Our approach to care is rooted in the belief that achieving optimal mental health requires attention to the needs of the whole individual - mind, body, and spirit.
(858) 386-7265
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La Jolla, CA 92037
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Shawn Barnes
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Accepting new patients. I practice integrative psychiatry emphasizing wellness over medications. Do you feel like doctors have been medicating you, but not understanding you? Have you been disappointed with psychiatric medications and are seeking a different path, without the risks that may come with medications? Do you worry that you may have become dependent on sleeping pills or medications for mood/anxiety and hope to live a full, meaningful life without them? Are you seeking a psychiatrist who is comfortable with alternative, complementary, and holistic treatments? If these questions resonate with you, perhaps we should meet.
(760) 487-8344
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La Jolla, CA 92037
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Dr. Adarezza Ferrer
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
I am a board-certified bilingual general adult psychiatrist. I completed my psychiatric training at Bergen Bridge Medical Center in Paramus, New Jersey. I have extensive experience working with young and older adult populations treating mood disorders, and behavioral problems among others. I enjoy providing psychotherapy along with medication management to achieve better results. I believe in treating patients as a whole and making changes that improve mind-body-spirit connection. I myself practice yoga and mindfulness meditation. These practices help ground me to better serve my patients.
(760) 274-8206
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La Jolla, CA 92037
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Josephine McNary
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
I am a board-certified general psychiatrist. I see a variety of patients in my outpatient practice. I provide medication management. Learn more at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eq2tAiFIv5o and https://www.calpsychiatry.com. I am interested in the use of complementary medicine for mood and anxiety disorders. I am currently attending staff at the UCLA Department of Psychiatry, where I provide both inpatient psychiatry and consultation services.
(310) 935-0754
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La Jolla, CA 92037
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Jaswinder (Jesse) Kumar
Psychiatrist, MD, PhD
Verified
Verified
It’s hard finding access to good mental health care. Whether it's due to long wait times to see someone, or feeling like you're not being heard, it seems that the mental health care system just isn't optimized to deliver effective treatment. With that in mind, I have developed a practice designed to deliver treatment that, at its core, is convenient, comprehensive, and compassionate.
(310) 706-2042
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La Jolla, CA 92037
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Peter Kass
Psychiatrist, MD, MEd
Verified
Verified
Dr. Kass believes that optimal psychiatric care begins by hearing a patient’s history and understanding his or her goals for entering treatment. There are no algorithms for mental health care; Dr. Kass believes treating mental illness and optimizing patient well-being depends on formulating patients individually and tailoring treatment to meet their unique goals and needs. Psychological distress, whether it be experienced as depression, anxiety, social withdrawal, insomnia, irritability, or emotional numbness, is often due to multiple environmental, social, and psychological factors.
(619) 391-2396
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La Jolla, CA 92037
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Open Minds Psychiatry
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP-C
Verified
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Halima Lawal is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) trained and experienced in treating patients with mental health conditions across the lifespan. She graduated with a Master of Science in Nursing with an emphasis in Psychiatry from the University of South Alabama in 2020. During the span of her career, she has served as a mentor and is enthusiastic about learning and teaching. She completed her training for psychiatry in the inpatient, outpatient, and telepsychiatry settings. She is passionate about what she does and is invested in positive patient outcomes and overall wellbeing.
(530) 771-6624
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La Jolla, CA 92037
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Grief Psychiatrists
Grief and Bereavement is the acute pain that accompanies loss. Because it is a reflection of what we love, it can feel all-encompassing. Grief is not limited to the loss of people, but when it follows the loss of a loved one, it may be compounded by feelings of guilt and confusion, especially if the relationship was a difficult one.



About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

La Jolla Psychiatrists differ from other mental health professionals in that they may prescribe medication as well as practice psychotherapy in treatment. Sometimes, Psychiatrists form part of a clinical team in which they will diagnose and prescribe, while psychologists or therapists provide the client's psychotherapy.

As part of a clinical assessment, Psychiatrists may conduct physical examinations, take blood tests, and order and interpret lab tests and brain image scans, such as CT scans, CAT Scans, and MRIs.

The field of psychiatry in La Jolla has many sub-specialties, including pediatric psychiatry. Those who work with the elderly are called geriatric psychiatrists.

Other related sub-specialties include cognition psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, psychosomatic, forensic, reproductive medicine specialties, psychopharmacology , psychiatric genetics, neuroimaging, and clinical neurophysiology.

Psychiatric nurse practitioners in La Jolla, or mental health nurse practitioners, generally have an MS degree in nursing (MSN) and a number of years of training to become certified. Psychiatric nurse practitioners are able to assess and diagnose mental health conditions and prescribe medication. La Jolla Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.