Family Psychiatrists in Walnut Creek, CA

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Photo of Joseph John Harrison, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in Walnut Creek, CA
Joseph John Harrison
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, MEd, NP-C
Verified
We follow a whole-person/whole- family care approach and deliver care at home and virtually.
Glidepath Behavioral Health's patients are middle-aged and older and suffer from new onset/chronic mental illness or Dementia. We welcome patients whose chronic medical illnesses complicate the care of their related mental illness. In addition to offering intensive non-medication interventions, we prescribe evidence-based medicines. We successfully reduce and or discontinue medications during the course of treatment and involve the patient/loved ones and primary care providers in treatment plan development. Our model recognizes the impact of geriatric mental illness and dementia on loved ones and we address their needs as well.
(925) 684-8978 
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Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Offers video visits
Photo of Yuhuan Xie, Psychiatrist in Walnut Creek, CA
Yuhuan Xie
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Mental illnesses not only cause psychological pain, they also prevents you from fully engaging and functioning in daily school/work, personal and family life. You want to restore your previous functioning as soon as possible.
(925) 478-3698 
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Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Offers video visits
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Dr. Mark Chofla | Empathy Therapy
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified
As a family and community psychiatrist, he performs respectful psychotherapy with empathy in addition to careful medication management.
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 
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Offers video visits
Photo of Edward Oklan, Psychiatrist in Walnut Creek, CA
Edward Oklan
Psychiatrist, MD, MPH
Verified
I also work with individuals experiencing difficult life transitions,crises and traumatic events, family & parenting probems, divorce, medical illness (including Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia), job loss, & death of a loved one.
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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Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Not accepting new clients
Photo of Dan Barrett, Psychiatrist in Walnut Creek, CA
Dan Barrett
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified
My goal when I meet a new patient is to understand what they are going through and what has affected their life. If I work with you or your family member I will try and understand your situation and history and will get a sense of how to shape modalities of therapy to help you and/or your family member to overcome the problems. I see a range of ages from children and adolescents to adults. Although every individual problem is unique, I have expertise in Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) in children and adults, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety, and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
(510) 858-0960 
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Office is near:
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers video visits
Photo of Arman Danielyan, Psychiatrist in Walnut Creek, CA
Arman Danielyan
Psychiatrist, MD, FAPA, DFAACAP
Verified
Dr. Danielyan offers psychiatric diagnostic evaluation and treatment for various psychiatric conditions in youth and young adults. Those include depression, anxiety, ADHD, OCD, panic disorder, psychotic illnesses, autism spectrum conditions and others. Dr. Danielyan's practice covers the East Bay area, including Walnut Creek and Lafayette, CA. For more information, including the testimonials from the patients, please visit www.baypsychiatry.com.
(925) 230-9413 
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
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Estelita Marquez-Floyd
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
I am a Child Psychiatrist, General Psychiatrist and psychopharmacologist who has been in practice for 28 years. I am Board Certified. The clients I treat are from 4 to 55 years of age. I work with clients who have tried but not found satisfactory resolution for their issues as well as with clients who are just beginning the process. Please visit my website psychiatrydoc.org to see what my patients say their experience has been. I hope you'll call and make an appointment too.
(925) 308-5510 
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
Offers video visits
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David Kan
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
I am an addiction and general psychiatrist. I practice evidence-based treatment and Medication Assisted Treatment for addictive disorders (Suboxone, Naltrexone). I believe in a patient-centered approach to treatment. I want to meet you where you are to craft a treatment plan that gets you to where you want to be. I can help you achieve control over your addiction (Opioids like Heroin, Oxycontin, Vicodin, alcohol, cocaine, methamphetamine, and/or tobacco). I am a general psychiatrist as well and you don't need to be addicted in order to seek help.
(925) 361-3399 
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Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Offers video visits
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Simret Nanda
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
My ideal client could be a child, adolescent or an adult that wants and needs to get psychiatric care. I am an open-minded and holistic psychiatrist who takes the whole person into account when I am treating him/her. I practice the biopsychosocial model and I also understand that not all treatment modalities work for all people. I tailor treatment goals and strategies for each individual person. I am also a big believer in combining diet, exercise, acupuncture, reiki, massage, physical therapy, psychotherapy, hypnotherapy, psychoeducation, groups into the treatment plan and focusing on wellness as well.
(925) 744-8449 
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Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Offers video visits
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Steve Balt
Psychiatrist, MD, MS
Verified
I am a psychiatrist specializing in the treatment of adults and adolescents with addictions, mood disorders, personality disorders, ADHD, anxiety, and psychosis. I offer both medication management and psychotherapy. My approach to medications is a conservative one: I use medications (including Suboxone) only when patients have a full understanding of their risks and benefits, and I am willing to help patients taper or discontinue medications that provide little benefit, or which cause harm. At all times, I am eager to collaborate with other providers (therapists, counselors, alternative medicine specialists) to provide the optimal care for my patients.
(415) 789-3715 
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
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Olukemi Kuku
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNP
Verified
I am doctorally prepared, board-certified "across life span" psychiatry mental health nurse practitioner. I provide brief psychotherapy, personalized medication treatment and management. I have an expertise in young adult and adult psychiatry.
(707) 289-3926 
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
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Dr Mark Chofla | Empathy Therapy
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified
As a family and community psychiatrist, he performs respectful psychotherapy with empathy in addition to careful medication management.
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 
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers video visits
Photo of Dr Mark Chofla | Empathy Therapy, Psychiatrist in Walnut Creek, CA
Dr Mark Chofla | Empathy Therapy
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified
As a family and community psychiatrist, he performs respectful psychotherapy with empathy in addition to careful medication management.
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 
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers video visits
Photo of Dr. Mark Chofla | Empathy Therapy, Psychiatrist in Walnut Creek, CA
Dr. Mark Chofla | Empathy Therapy
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified
As a family and community psychiatrist, he performs respectful psychotherapy with empathy in addition to careful medication management.
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 
Office is near:
Martinez, CA 94553
Offers video visits
Photo of Dr Mark Chofla | Empathy Therapy, Psychiatrist in Walnut Creek, CA
Dr Mark Chofla | Empathy Therapy
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified
As a family and community psychiatrist, he performs respectful psychotherapy with empathy in addition to careful medication management.
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 
Office is near:
Danville, CA 94526
Offers video visits
Photo of Dr Mark Chofla | Empathy Therapy, Psychiatrist in Walnut Creek, CA
Dr Mark Chofla | Empathy Therapy
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified
As a family and community psychiatrist, he performs respectful psychotherapy with empathy in addition to careful medication management.
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 
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers video visits
Photo of Dr Mark Chofla | Empathy Therapy, Psychiatrist in Walnut Creek, CA
Dr Mark Chofla | Empathy Therapy
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified
As a family and community psychiatrist, he performs respectful psychotherapy with empathy in addition to careful medication management.
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 
Office is near:
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Offers video visits
Photo of Scott Smolar, Psychiatrist in Walnut Creek, CA
Scott Smolar
Psychiatrist, DO, DFASAM, PC
Verified
Dr. Smolar's extensive experience treating a full range of ages, backgrounds, mental health and addiction issues makes him well suited to help individuals struggling with a multitude of psychiatric conditions.
(415) 212-6295 
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers video visits
Photo of Daniel Smeester, Psychiatrist in Walnut Creek, CA
Daniel Smeester
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
There IS immediate help for those who are battling substance use disorder. You do not need to wait in the emergency room for help with withdrawal symptoms, or to find help to stop using. We have an outpatient program that provides everything you need, including in-person group counseling and an outpatient detox center. Personalized care. We also have a Telehealth program for those who prefer this. If you are battling pain, our addiction-free pain management program provides expert spine and musculoskeletal care as well as care for neuropathic pain- all non-surgical procedures performed, and of course primarily non-opiate based.
(925) 267-6853 
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San Ramon, CA 94583
Offers video visits
Photo of Margaret Johnstone, Psychiatric Nurse in Walnut Creek, CA
Margaret Johnstone
Psychiatric Nurse, RN, CNS, NP
Verified
I am a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. I have over 20 years experience in mental health services in the Bay Area. My experience has been in both the public and private mental health care systems. I work with clients with acute and chronic mental health needs.
(925) 247-1805 
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Lafayette, CA 94549
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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Walnut Creek 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 Walnut Creek 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 Walnut Creek, 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. Walnut Creek Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.
How to find the right Psychiatrist?

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