It is important to me that I collaborate closely with my patients and their families in their treatments since it is their health and wellbeing that we are focusing on. I believe spending individual time with each of my child and adolescent patients is an important part of the therapeutic process, as well as a providing a separate space and time for parents to share their own experiences. The patients and families that I would like to work with are those that are interested in investing in their child's and their health and needs so that they can progress towards a happier lifestyle and develop healthy relationships with others.
Julie LaFreniere, PMHNP-BC, is a board-certified child and family psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of North Dakota and a master's degree from the University of South Alabama. Julie has 8 years of psychiatric RN experience in a rural area serving multiple small communities. This experience has given her insight into the needs of individuals with a variety of diverse mental health diagnoses who live in rural areas, often with minimal resources to mental health care.
I offer personalized mental health treatment and utilize an integrative and evidence-based approach for the treatment of mental health and addiction conditions. I am a board-certified psychiatrist that has worked in a variety of settings. I provide a compassionate and safe space for us to work together to help achieve your wellness goals. I focus on building long-lasting changes and resiliency so you can achieve a balanced and fulfilling life. I bring a cautious and conservative approach to medication while considering all aspects of your health in treatment planning. I am therapeutically-oriented, and see Adults and Adolescents.
Dr. LaFrenierre is a board-certified Adult Psychiatrist with experience treating a variety of mental health conditions. She completed her medical degree at UCLA and postgraduate medical education at San Mateo Behavioral Health and Recovery Services in the Bay Area. She has had the opportunity to work with various populations, including veterans, elderly, teens, and LGBTQ+.
Julian Lagoy, M.D. is a board-certified psychiatrist. He received his bachelor's degree in philosophy from the University of Notre Dame and his medical degree from St. George’s University. Dr. Lagoy completed his psychiatry residency at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. Dr. Lagoy has published in multiple medical journals and has presented his research at the American Psychiatric Association National Meeting and the World Psychiatric Association International Congress in Spirituality and Psychiatry. His research focuses on post suicide attempt survival and provider attitudes toward LGBTQ patients.
Dr. Lais is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) treating all people, from children and adolescents to adults and older adults. Dr. Lais primarily worked with patients in community/public health clinics before working with the dedicated team at Mind Bloom La Jolla. She has extensive experience in treating PTSD, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and addiction disorders. She has over 14 years of experience in the mental health field.
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 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.
Dr. Lamb's treatment philosophy starts with creating "sacred space" - a physical and mental place, where each patient feels safe and emotionally supported in order to achieve their wellness goals. Dr. Lamb focuses on the art of emotional healing by using compassion, coupled with her clinical expertise, to guide her patients toward unlocking their full potential. At the heart of each clinical encounter is a personal relationship founded in respect and individualized care.
Whatever challenge you may be facing, I am prepared to support your emotional health and ability to live a full and meaningful life. As a board certified psychiatrist and clinical social worker trained at Harvard, Columbia, and UCLA, I bring a rich training to my practice to allow me to effectively support your needs and integrate psychotherapy and medication management. My areas of expertise include mood, anxiety, thought, and personality disorders and complex grief and trauma. I have specialty training in working with families & couples, and women during times of reproductive change (fertility, pregnancy, postpartum, menopause).
We offer Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy. Are you feeling anxious, depressed and/or unmotivated? Do your dreams and goals seem out of reach? Have you been told that you are physically present but emotionally absent in relationships? Maybe your difficult emotions get in your way and you want to move past them, but you aren’t sure how to do it. Have you been with a life coach but want to go further in your transformation? Are you staying in therapy but don’t seem to be going anywhere? You need more specific strategies and a better support system to empower yourself.
I'm a psychiatrist who provides psychotherapy for children, adolescents and adults as well as medication for older adolescents and adults when indicated. My areas of focus are relationship issues, life transitions, mood and anxiety issues, trauma, parent-child struggles and developmental issues. I work with you to bring forth your lesser known and understood thoughts, feelings and motivations that trip you up in life. The goal is to diminish their intensity and meaningfully change your most troublesome life patterns so that you can live, love, work and play more fully and freely.
I am a holistic psychiatrist and psychotherapist; I address the many variables that contribute to mental wellbeing and disease. I believe that my relationship with my patients is central to the process of healing, and I have deep respect for the work required to come home to oneself. My style is warm, empathic, active, and engaging. I provide a compassionate and safe space where we can understand and change patterns that are no longer serving you, support you through life transitions, and work together to help you reach your fullest potential in all aspects of life. I also specialize in developmental trauma and am EMDR trained.
I'm dedicated to guiding each individual through their mental health treatment process to help them achieve their goals. Mental health conditions like anxiety and depression can feel overwhelming and confusing. Your treatment should make things better, not worse. I'm a psychiatrist with Prairie Health, and that's exactly what we aim to do. We tailor mental healthcare to you and your needs, by personalizing treatment, making care accessible and providing ongoing support.
An ideal client for this practice is looking to take FULL OWNERSHIP of their lives. They might struggle with disordered eating, disordered sleep, depression, bipolar disorder, or anxiety disorders. They may also have several medical problems that will weigh in on the individualized prescription decided upon together. An ideal client for this practice is looking for a full mind-body-spirit reconstruction. They are tired of executing self-destructive daily habits and are ready for refinement. An ideal client is enthusiastic about making gains every session and understands the value of prioritizing mental health #1.
Dr. Le's ultimate goal is to help her patients lead well-balanced, healthy, and happy lives by improving their emotional and psychological wellbeing, and strengthening the social bonds and family relationships that lie at the core of their happiness. Children cannot succeed in life without the emotional support and steady guidance of the family systems within which they grow. Thus, Dr. Le works closely with parents and other figures that are directly involved with the care of her patients to promote optimum health for these children and their families.
I am a psychiatrist, analytically trained, who has been practicing in the Los Angeles area for thirty-five years. I am broadly in general psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychodynamic and humanistic psychology as well as psychopharmacology and geriatric psychiatry. My approach utilizes humanistic, relational, cognitive and psychodynamic techniques that are interactive and unique to each person I treat. My special skills are in treating individuals with relationship and or career conflicts and life transitions.
Since becoming a nurse, Tamara's primary focus has been to work with individuals with mental health needs. She strives to recognize each person for his or her strengths and challenges. She believes in the primacy of caring, and that through listening and learning about each person she that she works with, she can then partner with that person to decide on a treatment plan that works for them. Tamara makes an effort to keep up with the ever-evolving scientific understanding of the brain and body, and how best to support a person's optimal ability to function.