Psychiatric Nurse, MSN, PMHNPBC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
"Are you or someone you know taking medication for a mental disorder? If you could explore other ways to help you feel better and get you well would you? Would you work with someone who listens intently to your story, gives you feedback, is an expert in her field, and committed to getting you well so you can live life fully? Then I can help you. I believe you are priceless and deserve to receive care that is individualized, holistic, compassionate and complete, and I do so by providing you personalized attention, support and guidance to achieve health and wellness."
(657) 237-2258
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
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"Are you or someone you know taking medication for a mental disorder? If you could explore other ways to help you feel better and get you well would you? Would you work with someone who listens intently to your story, gives you feedback, is an expert in her field, and committed to getting you well so you can live life fully? Then I can help you. I believe you are priceless and deserve to receive care that is individualized, holistic, compassionate and complete, and I do so by providing you personalized attention, support and guidance to achieve health and wellness."
Jeremy R Verhines, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, RN, PMHNPBC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Newport Beach, California 92663
"I offer services in treating a wide variety of mental illnesses which include some of the most common illnesses but are not limited to: ADHD, Major Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar I and II, OCD and Schizophrenia. I offer medication management and encourage my clients to be open to this method of treatment when necessary. Nonetheless, it is not the only option of treatment I provide, and I understand that each person is unique. I am committed to partnering with you to determine the best course of treatment."
(949) 274-4286
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92663
"I offer services in treating a wide variety of mental illnesses which include some of the most common illnesses but are not limited to: ADHD, Major Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar I and II, OCD and Schizophrenia. I offer medication management and encourage my clients to be open to this method of treatment when necessary. Nonetheless, it is not the only option of treatment I provide, and I understand that each person is unique. I am committed to partnering with you to determine the best course of treatment."
Leela Magavi, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
"Dr. Magavi strives to create a safe, comfortable atmosphere for patients and their families in their journey toward recovery. She has a holistic approach and integrates various treatment modalities (lifestyle changes, including mindfulness and meditation, pharmacological agents, as well as individual, couples and family therapy) to provide comprehensive, effective care."
(844) 423-3930
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
"Dr. Magavi strives to create a safe, comfortable atmosphere for patients and their families in their journey toward recovery. She has a holistic approach and integrates various treatment modalities (lifestyle changes, including mindfulness and meditation, pharmacological agents, as well as individual, couples and family therapy) to provide comprehensive, effective care."
Lesley A. MacArthur, M.D., Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
"As a psychiatrist in private practice for over twenty years, it has been an honor to work with many people in psychotherapy and/or medication treatment in an atmosphere of trust, safety and mutual respect."
(949) 381-5116
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
"As a psychiatrist in private practice for over twenty years, it has been an honor to work with many people in psychotherapy and/or medication treatment in an atmosphere of trust, safety and mutual respect."
Dan R Tzuang, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
"Stanford Trained & ABPN Double Board Certified Child, Adolecent & Adult Psychiatrist in Full Time Private Practice Locally. Get the best possible care for you or a loved one here in OC."
(949) 229-8565
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
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"Stanford Trained & ABPN Double Board Certified Child, Adolecent & Adult Psychiatrist in Full Time Private Practice Locally. Get the best possible care for you or a loved one here in OC."
Insight Choices, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MS, RN, FNP-BC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
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."
(323) 688-4766
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
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"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."
Piotr Pelc, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, DO, MS
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
"I'm Dr. Pelc, a board-certified child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist who's founded OC Family Psych, serving the families of Newport Beach, Irvine, Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa and other OC cities. I also see patients via telepsychiatry, and you can get evaluated and treated online from the comfort of your own home, as long as you are physically located in California. I provide medication management, therapy or both. I only prescribe medications when there is an appropriate need. *Note: I'm out-of-network for all insurances, but I do provide a superbill for reimbursement*"
(949) 312-5752
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
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"I'm Dr. Pelc, a board-certified child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist who's founded OC Family Psych, serving the families of Newport Beach, Irvine, Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa and other OC cities. I also see patients via telepsychiatry, and you can get evaluated and treated online from the comfort of your own home, as long as you are physically located in California. I provide medication management, therapy or both. I only prescribe medications when there is an appropriate need. *Note: I'm out-of-network for all insurances, but I do provide a superbill for reimbursement*"
Sonya Rasminsky, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
"I am a board-certified psychiatrist with a specialty in women's mental health. I trained at University of Chicago and Harvard University, and have over fifteen years of experience providing psychotherapy and treatment with medications. I started my private practice in 2013, and was named an Orange County Physician of Excellence in 2017, 2018, and 2019. I am an attending psychiatrist in the UCLA Women's Life Center."
(949) 242-9744
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
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"I am a board-certified psychiatrist with a specialty in women's mental health. I trained at University of Chicago and Harvard University, and have over fifteen years of experience providing psychotherapy and treatment with medications. I started my private practice in 2013, and was named an Orange County Physician of Excellence in 2017, 2018, and 2019. I am an attending psychiatrist in the UCLA Women's Life Center."
Cat Dang, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
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."
(949) 200-6817
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
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"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."
Shadi Aramesh, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, M.D.
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
" I strive to provide the highest quality of care, using evidence-based treatments, incorporating potentially promising strategies such as augmentation of medication with psychotherapy to achieve remission and prevent relapse. I believe in responding sensitively and effectively to people of all cultures, races, classes, and religions, in a manner that the inherent worth of the visiting individuals is recognized and affirmed. "
(949) 531-7042
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
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" I strive to provide the highest quality of care, using evidence-based treatments, incorporating potentially promising strategies such as augmentation of medication with psychotherapy to achieve remission and prevent relapse. I believe in responding sensitively and effectively to people of all cultures, races, classes, and religions, in a manner that the inherent worth of the visiting individuals is recognized and affirmed. "
Lawrence V Tucker, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
"I'm a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology; and a Diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine practicing in pharmacological management of psychiatric disorders (ADD, mood disorders, anxiety, and addictionology). I've researched traumatic brain injuries and Sports Psychiatry and I'm a distinguished member of the International Society of Sports Psychiatry. I attended the UCLA School of Medicine and stayed at UCLA for my internship and residency in Psychiatry and Neurology. "
(949) 353-6741
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
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"I'm a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology; and a Diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine practicing in pharmacological management of psychiatric disorders (ADD, mood disorders, anxiety, and addictionology). I've researched traumatic brain injuries and Sports Psychiatry and I'm a distinguished member of the International Society of Sports Psychiatry. I attended the UCLA School of Medicine and stayed at UCLA for my internship and residency in Psychiatry and Neurology. "
Sina Safahieh, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
"Dr. Sina Safahieh hails from Austin, Texas. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch and completed an adult psychiatry residency, and child & adolescent fellowship at UC Irvine. Dr. Safahieh graduated with highest honors with a BBA in Business Management from the University of Texas at Austin. He is currently in private practice with offices in Newport Beach and Mission Viejo. Dr. Safahieh is fluent in Farsi and conversational Spanish"
(949) 216-3135
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
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"Dr. Sina Safahieh hails from Austin, Texas. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch and completed an adult psychiatry residency, and child & adolescent fellowship at UC Irvine. Dr. Safahieh graduated with highest honors with a BBA in Business Management from the University of Texas at Austin. He is currently in private practice with offices in Newport Beach and Mission Viejo. Dr. Safahieh is fluent in Farsi and conversational Spanish"
Cat Dang, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
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."
(949) 505-9892
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
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"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."
Gisoo Zarrabi, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
"Dr. Zarrabi takes a unique and progressive approach to mental health. Treatment is personalized and research based, and draws on many treatment modalities. She considers the influence of one’s genetics, their past and on factors of one’s present to help guide her patient’s to a healthy future. Being trained and current with the best evidence based medication treatment strategy she places a strong emphasis on psychotherapy as the foundation of treatment. As many psychiatric condition have an underlying biological basis, medications can be an important component of treatment and can be very effective when used appropriately."
(949) 899-6522
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
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"Dr. Zarrabi takes a unique and progressive approach to mental health. Treatment is personalized and research based, and draws on many treatment modalities. She considers the influence of one’s genetics, their past and on factors of one’s present to help guide her patient’s to a healthy future. Being trained and current with the best evidence based medication treatment strategy she places a strong emphasis on psychotherapy as the foundation of treatment. As many psychiatric condition have an underlying biological basis, medications can be an important component of treatment and can be very effective when used appropriately."
Maurice A. Wiggins, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
"Maurice A. Wiggins, M.D. is a physician who is board-certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and is skilled in treating a wide spectrum of conditions in adolescents and adults. In his clinical practice, Doctor Wiggins recognized the need to help individuals that were not responding to traditional therapies, such as medication and or talk therapy. Subsequently, he expanded the scope of his practice to include TMS (transcranial magnetic stimulation) therapy. This allowed Dr. Wiggins to treat patients who were not responsive to medication alone. "
(714) 577-2861
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
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"Maurice A. Wiggins, M.D. is a physician who is board-certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and is skilled in treating a wide spectrum of conditions in adolescents and adults. In his clinical practice, Doctor Wiggins recognized the need to help individuals that were not responding to traditional therapies, such as medication and or talk therapy. Subsequently, he expanded the scope of his practice to include TMS (transcranial magnetic stimulation) therapy. This allowed Dr. Wiggins to treat patients who were not responsive to medication alone. "
The Happiness Psychiatrist®: SoCal Telepsychiatry, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, M.D.
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
"Welcome to our Online Telepsychiatry practice! Dr. Ambardar is a Top Doctor in Psychiatry as honored by Los Angeles Magazine. Dr. Ambardar graduated with Honors in Biological Sciences from Stanford University, received her M.D. from Baylor College of Medicine, completed a research fellowship at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, & did her Psychiatry residency training at St. Vincent’s Hospital Manhattan. She has been in practice in SoCal for over a decade and was awarded the Compassionate Doctor Award 5 times in a row & twice named a "Super Doctor Rising Star" in Los Angeles Magazine’s annual “Best of LA” edition."
(310) 878-4117
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
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"Welcome to our Online Telepsychiatry practice! Dr. Ambardar is a Top Doctor in Psychiatry as honored by Los Angeles Magazine. Dr. Ambardar graduated with Honors in Biological Sciences from Stanford University, received her M.D. from Baylor College of Medicine, completed a research fellowship at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, & did her Psychiatry residency training at St. Vincent’s Hospital Manhattan. She has been in practice in SoCal for over a decade and was awarded the Compassionate Doctor Award 5 times in a row & twice named a "Super Doctor Rising Star" in Los Angeles Magazine’s annual “Best of LA” edition."
Sarah Graff, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
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."
(949) 763-4009
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
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"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."
Alexis Meshi, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
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."
(949) 541-7692
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
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"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."
Gordon G Globus, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
"I help patients with anxiety, depression, worry, irritability, mood swings, attention problems, insomnia and other psychiatric issues. I have wide experience, having run psychiatric outpatient, inpatient and consultation-liason services at UC Irvine, as well as twenty years private practice in Newport Beach. I am board certified in psychiatry. I share the office with Dr. Elena Bezzubova, who is a psychoanalyst and does intensive psychotherapy. My days are Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Since my practice is only half-time, I am able to devote time, attention and interest to each patient. I am happy to discuss your situation by phone prior to scheduling a consultation."
(949) 383-4425
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
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"I help patients with anxiety, depression, worry, irritability, mood swings, attention problems, insomnia and other psychiatric issues. I have wide experience, having run psychiatric outpatient, inpatient and consultation-liason services at UC Irvine, as well as twenty years private practice in Newport Beach. I am board certified in psychiatry. I share the office with Dr. Elena Bezzubova, who is a psychoanalyst and does intensive psychotherapy. My days are Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Since my practice is only half-time, I am able to devote time, attention and interest to each patient. I am happy to discuss your situation by phone prior to scheduling a consultation."
LaQuisha Westervelt, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, NP-C
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
" LaQuicha takes a holistic approach to treatment and utilizes a combination of psychogenomic testing, psychological testing, nutritional deficiency testing, supportive therapy and psychopharmacology in the evaluation and management of general mental health conditions. LaQuicha believes that patient education and collaboration is integral to achieving desired results and encourages her patients to actively participate in their treatment plan. "
(949) 528-8443
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
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" LaQuicha takes a holistic approach to treatment and utilizes a combination of psychogenomic testing, psychological testing, nutritional deficiency testing, supportive therapy and psychopharmacology in the evaluation and management of general mental health conditions. LaQuicha believes that patient education and collaboration is integral to achieving desired results and encourages her patients to actively participate in their treatment plan. "

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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 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 Newport Beach has many sub specialties including pediatric psychiatry (so check for Newport Beach child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Newport Beach). 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 (certain states license Psychopharmacologists), psychiatric genetics, neuroimaging, and clinical neurophysiology.

Psychiatric nurse practitioners in Newport Beach, or mental health nurse practitioners, generally have a MS degree in nursing (MSN) and a few years training to become certified. Psychiatric nurse practitioners are able to assess and diagnose some mental health conditions and prescribe medication. Newport Beach Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have some basic training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.
How to find the right Psychiatrist?

If you're finding it difficult to the find the right psychiatrist in Newport Beach, don't worry--you're not alone. Psychiatrists are highly specialized professionals. They tend to be busy--appointments can be short (e.g. 15 mins.)--and so as a potential client you can sometimes feel lost or confused. Don't let this deter you.

Begin first by checking the psychiatrists listed here nearest to you. If they are limited in number, expand out your search geographically (Broaden your Search) and see who's available further afield. Use the links in the left nav bar to find the relevant insurance, if you intend to use your health insurance to pay for the provider.

If you're still finding it difficult to find a psychiatrist in Newport Beach, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in Newport Beach as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( Newport Beach). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.

If you're looking for a specialist Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse in Newport Beach, such as a child psychiatrist or adolescent psychiatrist, expand your search to generate a large pool of professionals and then select a specialty from the left nav bar.