Optum Psychiatrists in San Francisco, CA

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Photo of Benjamin Elswick, Psychiatrist in San Francisco, CA
Benjamin Elswick
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Dr. Elswick is a Board Certified Adult Psychiatrist who emphasizes personality structure assays, functional biographical analysis, and relational behavior pat­terns, to tailor an individual treatment plan for medications and psychotherapy. He enjoys helping patients find their way through existential, spiritual, relational, and career problems. He specializes in treating adult ADHD and in reducing the burden of medications wherever possible. Dr. Elswick works closely with our psychologists, so he can provide a collaborative treatment plan to patients.
(628) 265-8639 x1 
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San Francisco, CA 94102
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Alan Su
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Dr. Su has a rigorous background in research and clinical psychiatry in many different treatment settings. He has a gentle and empathetic approach towards his patients, and his background gives him a unique perspective in providing evidence-based treatments in a caring environment. He is a compassionate psychiatrist who deeply cares about his patient’s health and well-being. Dr. Su is a kind and expert listener and works closely with each of his patients to develop a detailed treatment plan just for them.
(628) 244-3404 
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San Francisco, CA 94118
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Thomas Letourneau
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Dr. Thomas G Letourneau, MD, brings kindness and clinical expertise to the treatment of a wide variety of conditions, including depression, anxiety, panic, bipolar disorders, relationship problems, and life transitions. He believes truly caring about his patients and showing them kindness and compassion is the first step in healing. He is an experienced psychopharmacologist who specializes in medication management. He stays on the cutting edge of the most current research and treatment methodologies in order to manage various psychiatric conditions in the most effective way possible.
(628) 212-6840 
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San Francisco, CA 94118
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Joanne Seltzer
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Living life can be surprisingly frustrating and unsettling - at times overwhelming one’s ability to cope with setbacks and enjoy life. Working collaboratively, we can identify your priorities and challenges. I can help you build resiliency, understand yourself better, and acquire new life skills. I bring to our work together my experience in using different therapeutic strategies (including psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral approaches), prescribing medication when indicated, and integrating lifestyle changes.
(415) 903-1894 
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San Francisco, CA 94118
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Wai Meng Soo
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Wai Meng Soo, M.D. is a board certified adult psychiatrist. Having lived in the Philippines, Malaysia, and Francophone Canada, prior to settling in the United States, he is familiar with various cultures and attuned to the immigrant experience. He obtained his medical degree from McGill University, in Montreal (a highly eclectic, multicultural, and multilingual city) and went on to pursue a residency at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN. During his training, he saw patients from all walks of life, including the indigent and homeless, recent refugees, working-class individuals, university students, and those with professional backgrounds.
(844) 285-0003 
San Francisco, CA 94123
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Emily Barker
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified
I have a diverse background as a Registered Nurse working in a variety of environments including San Diego’s busiest Emergency Departments as well as the acute inpatient psychiatric setting.
(415) 862-3798 
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San Francisco, CA 94104
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Mindful Health Solutions - Oana Galicki, MD
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
I specialize in the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders. I'm dedicating to helping patients understand their mental health conditions and finding the appropriate treatments, such as Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), which I began to offer upon seeing its remarkable effect on those who had not responded to other therapies.
(844) 462-9257 
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San Francisco, CA 94108
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Britney Shipman
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PHMNP, MSN, RN
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.
(415) 481-3499 
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San Francisco, CA 94105
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Dannie Brown
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified
Dannie is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC), with a background in psychology and over 10 years experience working as a medical-surgical nurse. She provides comprehensive mental health evaluations, individually tailored treatment plans, brief therapy and prescribes psychopharmacological medications where indicated. Dannie combines evidence-based practices with clinical experience, and if necessary, collaborates with additional providers to deliver safe and effective care.
(415) 234-4435 
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San Francisco, CA 94104
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Samantha Williams
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
I enjoy practicing psychiatry from a holistic perspective, considering how biology, core beliefs, relationships and environment may be informing your current experience. I’m passionate about helping clients to feel empowered to create balance, stability, joy and connection in their lives using a combination of pharmacotherapy, psychotherapy and teaching. Initially, I’ll focus on creating a safe space and deeply listening to your story, and once we have gained insight into the factors impacting your experience, together we will come up with a dynamic treatment strategy that aligns with your priorities.
(415) 763-6086 
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San Francisco, CA 94118
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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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San Francisco, CA 94111
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Mindful Health Solutions - Nikhil Majumdar, MD
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
I work with patients who may be experiencing clinical depression or other psychiatric disorders. I consider Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) to be at the forefront of neurological and psychiatric treatment. I can use this treatment to stimulate the brain in a specific area to improve symptoms from depression.
(415) 908-1928 
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San Francisco, CA 94108
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Tara N Valenzuela
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNP
Verified
Dr. Tara Valenzuela DNP, PMHNP-BC. is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She treats mental health across the lifespan. Her treatments are healing-centered, education-forward, person-focused. This involves customized strategies that may begin with therapy and medication, and can involve holistic planning including nutrition and activity to treat the whole person. She aligns with the idea that Nursing is the facilitation of healing, and works to provide intervention, education, and advocacy. Dr. Tara Valenzuela believes psychiatric treatment allows a life worth living to be lived.
(415) 870-3670 
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San Francisco, CA 94122
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Emily Samuel
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified
MindTree is an outpatient mental health and wellness clinic. Get comprehensive, convenient and personalized mental health care from the comfort of your own home, or come into the office if you prefer.
(415) 941-3740 
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San Francisco, CA 94102
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James Lake
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
I am a Board-certified adult psychiatrist with over 25 years of clinical experience. After obtaining a BA in Human Biology at Stanford my first career was in high-tech consulting in Silicon Valley. I then attended medical school at U.C. Irvine and completed residency training at Stanford. I have served as a clinical assistant professor at Stanford, and am currently an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at University of Arizona College of Medicine. I am also an Adjunct Fellow at the National Institute of Complementary Medicine, Health Research Institute, Western Sydney University.
(628) 244-8389 x1 
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San Francisco, CA 94118
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Jacob Moulds
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified
Jacob Moulds, D.O. completed his undergraduate education obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry. Dr. Moulds then moved to Mississippi where he attended William Carey University for a master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences, it was during this program that he became fascinated with the practice of medicine. Dr. Moulds attended William Carey University for medical school, graduating in 2016.
(415) 675-1865 
San Francisco, CA 94123
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Mindful Health Solutions - Daniel Irby, MD
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
My area of focus includes Depression and Mood Disorders. I was first exposed to Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) in residency and see it as a powerful treatment that has few adverse effects and offers the possibility for recovery to individuals for whom medications have not been as helpful as hoped.
(916) 794-9979 
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San Francisco, CA 94108
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Mindful Health Solutions - Jennifer Guo, MD, PhD
Psychiatrist, MD, PhD
Verified
I am focused on treating patients with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and other psychiatric disorders. I am particularly interested in using interventional psychiatric approaches including Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) for treatment-resistant depression.
(415) 338-9307 
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San Francisco, CA 94108
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John Mendelson
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Dr. John Mendelson is a Board Certified Internist with over 30 years of research and practice in the field of addiction treatment. In addition to being Ria Health’s Founder and Chief Medical Officer, he currently serves as Clinical Professor of Medicine at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and maintains a private practice of his own.
(415) 843-2685 
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San Francisco, CA 94102
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Erika Pizarro
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Erika Pizarro, M.D. is a board certified adult psychiatrist. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at the University of the Philippines and attended medical school at the University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines. Dr. Pizarro completed her general psychiatry residency in Philadelphia, PA at the Albert Einstein Medical Center. She practices a holistic approach to providing care to individuals from distinctive backgrounds. Her special interests include mood disorders, genetics, and gene testing. In her free time, she enjoys reading, running, and exploring the outdoors on her bike.
(844) 334-2563 
San Francisco, CA 94123
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Optum Psychiatrists
Are you looking for a San Francisco Optum Psychiatrist? These San Francisco Psychiatrists accept Optum insurance. They include Optum Psychiatrists in San Francisco, Optum psychologists and Optum counseling. A San Francisco Psychiatrist who accepts Optum, may be in network with Optum , or you can make a claim on your Optum insurance as an out of network Optum provider. OptumHealth provides health management solutions that address the physical, mental and financial needs of consumers and organizations.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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