Substance Use Psychiatrists in Oakland, CA

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Photo of Candice Marie Rugg, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in Oakland, CA
Candice Marie Rugg
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, BSN, RN, MSN, PMHNP, BC
Verified
I specialize in working with patients who struggle with substance use disorders. My approach is based on a harm reduction model, utilizing trauma informed care and a whole person focus when considering treatment options. The care I offer is always client centric and non-judgemental. My other areas of interest include sexual health/sex positivity, and I am passionate in providing culturally sensitive care that is gender-affirming, body-positive, Alt sex/Alt relationship-affirming, and LGBTQIA informed.
(628) 230-4994 
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Oakland, CA 94603
Offers video visits
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Dr. Mark Chofla | Empathy Therapy
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified
Dr. Mark Chofla is a board-certified psychiatrist and physician who completed his specialty residency training at the Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center. After receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior from the University of California at Davis, Dr. Chofla earned his medical degree from Midwestern University: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine.
(888) 832-9635 
Oakland, CA 94611
Offers video visits
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K. Whitney Smith, MD
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
At times anxiety, depression, transitions in life or interpersonal relationships can begin to feel overwhelming. I provide therapy and, if appropriate, medications to assist individuals during these periods. My approach is warm, responsive and practical. My technique is based in psycho-dynamic theory and incorporates elements of mindfulness and cognitive behavioral therapy. My use of medications is thoughtful and aims to treat symptoms while minimizing side effects.
(415) 275-8280 
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Oakland, CA 94618
Not accepting new clients
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Catherine Stayer
Psychiatrist, MD, PhD
Verified
INTEGRATIVE PSYCHIATRY for CHILDREN, TEENS, ADULTS, and COUPLES. I see my role as one who accompanies you on a journey towards optimal health, vitality, and personal growth. Depending on your unique needs, my approach combines conventional modalities (i.e., medications and therapy) with complementary (i.e., botanicals, nutriceuticals, nutrition, acupuncture, guided imagery, etc.). The goal is not merely to treat symptoms, but to address the matrix of underlying causes and the obstacles that keep you from living your best life.
(510) 206-2620 
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Oakland, CA 94610
Offers video visits
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Anna Budayr
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
I have a unique practice style combining the use of psychotropic medications with psychodynamic psychotherapy, and a unique treatment plan is formulated for every individual patient. For more information please feel free to call my office.
(510) 878-4521 
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Oakland, CA 94618
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Ryan Thebo
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNP, FNP
Verified
Are you struggling to balance your mental and physical health and in need of a more comprehensive approach? No problem! I provide Telemedicine (Telepsychiatry) Services, so that you can conveniently be seen from your home for psychiatry appointments and medication management without the need to travel! I provide the same psychiatry services as an in-person office visit and I can also address other aspects that encompass your complete wellness. My aim is to help you to thrive at your best! You can easily self-schedule a Telepsychiatry video appointment now at: pwpsychiatry.com
(888) 909-8676 
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Oakland, CA 94612
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Kumar Vedantham
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Combining Science with Kindness is what drew me to psychiatry and is the cornerstone of my practice. My interest in the mind led to a degree in Cognitive Science at Brown University. After graduating from Brown Medical School, I completed my psychiatry training and research fellowship at UCSF. I have been working with wounded veterans since 1998. My private practice offers me the opportunity to share my expertise with a broader array of patients. I am proficient at treating Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Major Depression, ADHD, Addictive Disorders (including Buprenorphine), and Traumatic Stress.
(510) 757-1624 
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Oakland, CA 94612
Offers video visits
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Edward Oklan
Psychiatrist, MD, MPH
Verified
I am an adult, adolescent & child psychiatrist with 45 years of experience serving the entire San Francisco Bay Area. Please note, I am semi-retired, but am taking on new patients as I am able. Evaluation and treatment is by telephone or video conferencing during the pandemic. I strive to provide effective help with compassion and respect and believe it is a privilege to make a difference in people’s lives.
(415) 968-2029 
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Oakland, CA 94611
Not accepting new clients
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Foresight Mental Health
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Foresight is transforming mental healthcare by leveraging cutting-edge technology while remaining affordable. Care at Foresight begins with building your profile based on your genetic profile, comprehensive symptom profile, family history, and lifestyle. The Foresight Platform analyzes hundreds of thousands of pages of clinical research to assist our doctors in accurately and quickly identifying the optimal treatment for you. Weekly surveys keep your symptom profile constantly up to date. Practice-issued wearable devices continuously monitor your sleep, exercise, stress, anxiety, mood, and other key factors of mental health. Based on your status, treatment plans are updated.
(510) 681-2349 
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Office is near:
Oakland, CA 94660
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Jennifer S. Birch
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, NP
Verified
*Not currently accepting new patients* As a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, I've helped people who struggle with symptoms of depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, PTSD, or ADHD, and/or who are questioning their relationship with substances. My goal is to listen to you without judgment. I will try to provide you with information about your treatment options in a way that you can understand, so that you feel empowered to make informed decisions about your care. I feel that the most successful treatment plans are developed collaboratively, so I value your perspective and find your input essential to designing your path to recovery.
(510) 629-6267 
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Oakland, CA 94608
Not accepting new clients
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Thomas A. Gonda Jr
Psychiatrist, MD, MFT
Verified
I offer the physician perspective to help you gain insight and knowledge in a comfortable, confidential and supportive atmosphere. I offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each of my client's individual needs to help attain the personal growth they're striving for. I am a psychiatrist who does talk therapy. Offices in: Oakland, San Francisco, San Diego, Reno and Las Vegas. I offer weekend and evening hours. I have a DEA license to prescribe Subutex and Suboxone. I offer hypnotherapy as an additional treatment modality. I am a licensed physician in California and Nevada.
(510) 221-6740 
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Office is near:
Oakland, CA 94611
Offers video visits
Photo of Ryan Thebo, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in Oakland, CA
Ryan Thebo
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNP, FNP
Verified
comprehensive approach? No problem! I provide Telemedicine (Telepsychiatry) Services, so that you can conveniently be seen from your home for psychiatry appointments and medication management without the need to travel! I provide the same psychiatry services as an in-person office visit and I can also address other aspects that encompass your complete wellness. My aim is to help you to thrive at your best! You can easily self-schedule a Telepsychiatry video appointment now at: pwpsychiatry.com
(888) 909-8676 
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Office is near:
Oakland, CA 94618
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VirtualPsychiatricCare.com
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Accepting new patients via telehealth visits for psychiatric evaluations and medication management. I treat anyone suffering with depression, anxiety, or any other mental health issue that is adversely affecting optimal functioning at work, deterring their best social self, or preventing being fully present for loved ones. Our clients are looking to be properly diagnosed and treated using the safest prescribing principles. Make your appointment in our website today. We offer affordable rates-Initial Psychiatric Eval $249, Follow-ups are $99.
(628) 244-9971 
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Office is near:
Oakland, CA 94612
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Ugo Ndubaku
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP , PMHNP, FNP-BC
Verified
Hello! Thank you for visiting my page. I am a doctorally prepared board-certified Nurse Practitioner with professional and extensive clinical care experience in delivering quality patient care. I specialize in Psychiatry and Family Medicine across the life span (Pediatrics & Adolescents, and Geriatrics). I am also a trained psychotherapist, skilled educator, and author. My integrated care experience enables me to treat my patients holistically by utilizing a comprehensive approach that caters to their mental, physical, and emotional needs while encouraging preventative measures.
(661) 215-8712 
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Office is near:
Oakland, CA 94610
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Substance Use Psychiatrists
If you're looking for help with substance abuse in Oakland or for Oakland substance abuse counseling, these professionals provide substance abuse services and substance abuse treatment. They include substance abuse psychiatrists in Oakland, substance abuse psychologists and substance abuse counselors. They can help with drug addiction and drug abuse treatment in Oakland, alcohol addiction, chemical dependency and substance abuse recovery. An Oakland substance abuse psychiatrist provides outpatient services but can also refer to treatment centers, clinics, rehab, treatment programs and substance abuse rehabs.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Oakland 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 Oakland 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 Oakland, 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. Oakland Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.