Psychiatrist, MD, DFAPA
Verified by Psychology Today
San Francisco, California 94115
"Experience, insight, integrity, depth, support. I specialize in understanding you and what's happening: your culture, current dilemmas, patterns, strengths, interests, relationships, life history, and visions of yourself and the world. Our work will be tailored to fit your individual needs, through therapy, medications, or both. I have advanced training and interest in depth work, including psychodynamic and mindfulness approaches. The goal is to help you cope with life, grow, enjoy fulfilling relationships, achieve your potential and develop resilience. Board Certified Distinguished Fellow of the APA, active writer, and member of Asian American committee of the Northern California Psychiatric Society."
Chronic Pain
Existential
(415) 763-5921
Verified
San Francisco, California 94115
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Chronic Pain
Existential
"Experience, insight, integrity, depth, support. I specialize in understanding you and what's happening: your culture, current dilemmas, patterns, strengths, interests, relationships, life history, and visions of yourself and the world. Our work will be tailored to fit your individual needs, through therapy, medications, or both. I have advanced training and interest in depth work, including psychodynamic and mindfulness approaches. The goal is to help you cope with life, grow, enjoy fulfilling relationships, achieve your potential and develop resilience. Board Certified Distinguished Fellow of the APA, active writer, and member of Asian American committee of the Northern California Psychiatric Society."
James R. Henry, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
San Francisco, California 94102
"I am a board-certified psychiatrist practicing in downtown San Francisco. I offer psychotherapy, medication consultation, at-home mental health evaluation, and guided meditation sessions. After training in psychology at Harvard University, I received my medical training at the University of California, San Diego. I completed my internship and psychiatry residency at the University of California, San Francisco, where I pursued research in mindfulness and technology."
Chronic Pain
Existential
(747) 999-6322
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San Francisco, California 94102
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Chronic Pain
Existential
"I am a board-certified psychiatrist practicing in downtown San Francisco. I offer psychotherapy, medication consultation, at-home mental health evaluation, and guided meditation sessions. After training in psychology at Harvard University, I received my medical training at the University of California, San Diego. I completed my internship and psychiatry residency at the University of California, San Francisco, where I pursued research in mindfulness and technology."
Adel Mostafavi, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
San Francisco, California 94105
"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."
Chronic Pain
Existential
(301) 871-0670
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San Francisco, California 94105
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Chronic Pain
Existential
"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."
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Cara T Hoepner - Integrative And Traditional Psychiatry, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, RN, MS, CS, PMHNP
Verified by Psychology Today
San Francisco, California 94111
"Our minds are dynamic, self-regulating systems, and innately resourceful. Contemporary integrative psychiatry offers personalized solutions to support the complexity and sustained recovery of mood (depression and bipolar illness), anxiety, attention / ADHD, and PTSD / trauma-based challenges, as well as sleep, and "treatment resistance"- which may simply translate to a yet-undiscovered diagnosis, biologic marker, or strategy. A comprehensive, whole-person approach helps some to enhance resilience and foundational health practices, others to advance their treatment beyond "good enough", and yet others to renew wellbeing for the first time since their teens."
(415) 527-3365
Verified
San Francisco, California 94111
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"Our minds are dynamic, self-regulating systems, and innately resourceful. Contemporary integrative psychiatry offers personalized solutions to support the complexity and sustained recovery of mood (depression and bipolar illness), anxiety, attention / ADHD, and PTSD / trauma-based challenges, as well as sleep, and "treatment resistance"- which may simply translate to a yet-undiscovered diagnosis, biologic marker, or strategy. A comprehensive, whole-person approach helps some to enhance resilience and foundational health practices, others to advance their treatment beyond "good enough", and yet others to renew wellbeing for the first time since their teens."
Christian Counseling Centers, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, BC
Verified by Psychology Today
San Francisco, California 94127
"It is my privilege to offer you an integrative approach to wellness utilizing the bio/psycho/social model while embracing the Christian faith. I will partner with you to create a strategy that considers your unique conditions and circumstances. With caring, compassion and mutual respect, let us explore the best interventions that will promote your health and maintain a state of well-being. You can anticipate an integrative model where both patient and provider are active in the healing process. All factors are considered: body, mind, spirit, community and environment. "
Verified
San Francisco, California 94127
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"It is my privilege to offer you an integrative approach to wellness utilizing the bio/psycho/social model while embracing the Christian faith. I will partner with you to create a strategy that considers your unique conditions and circumstances. With caring, compassion and mutual respect, let us explore the best interventions that will promote your health and maintain a state of well-being. You can anticipate an integrative model where both patient and provider are active in the healing process. All factors are considered: body, mind, spirit, community and environment. "
Joe Walker, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
San Francisco, California 94102
"Joe Walker is a dedicated and diligent psychiatrist serving the communities of San Francisco, San Jose, Los Altos, La Palma, and Santa Monica, CA. Dr. Walker obtained his medical degree from the University of Tennessee. He also completed his residency in psychiatry and internship at Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Walker is a part of SavantCare. He is board certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Walker was chief resident during his psychiatry residency at Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center."
(415) 682-6406
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San Francisco, California 94102
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"Joe Walker is a dedicated and diligent psychiatrist serving the communities of San Francisco, San Jose, Los Altos, La Palma, and Santa Monica, CA. Dr. Walker obtained his medical degree from the University of Tennessee. He also completed his residency in psychiatry and internship at Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Walker is a part of SavantCare. He is board certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Walker was chief resident during his psychiatry residency at Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center."
Elizabeth A Mayer, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
San Francisco, California 94118
"For 30 years I've been helping people address emotional suffering through psychotherapy and/or medication, with the aim of clarifying the source of the problems, allowing new, freer solutions . My style is direct, open and collaborative. I strive with warmth and empathy to foster a discussion where feelings and thoughts may be explored, better understood and practically managed so they'll less likely cause symptoms like sadness, anxiety, loneliness, strained relationships, or physical illness. I also specialize in addressing procrastination, problems with creativity, low self esteem, emptiness, lack of meaning and sexual concerns."
(415) 639-9253
Verified
San Francisco, California 94118
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"For 30 years I've been helping people address emotional suffering through psychotherapy and/or medication, with the aim of clarifying the source of the problems, allowing new, freer solutions . My style is direct, open and collaborative. I strive with warmth and empathy to foster a discussion where feelings and thoughts may be explored, better understood and practically managed so they'll less likely cause symptoms like sadness, anxiety, loneliness, strained relationships, or physical illness. I also specialize in addressing procrastination, problems with creativity, low self esteem, emptiness, lack of meaning and sexual concerns."
TMS Health Solutions - Ferhad Ahmad, MD, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
San Francisco, California 94108
"I specialize in treating patients with anxiety or Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). I believe mental health is a vital aspect of any individual's well-being, and I work to have every patient with depression be as symptom-free as possible and enjoy life to the fullest. I find Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) to be an important treatment modality as it allows me to work with my patients and tailor individual treatment modalities specific to their symptoms, and relieve their suffering from depression or another psychological disorder. I believe that TMS can be an instrument as alternative or additive to medications."
(844) 557-0695
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San Francisco, California 94108
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"I specialize in treating patients with anxiety or Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). I believe mental health is a vital aspect of any individual's well-being, and I work to have every patient with depression be as symptom-free as possible and enjoy life to the fullest. I find Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) to be an important treatment modality as it allows me to work with my patients and tailor individual treatment modalities specific to their symptoms, and relieve their suffering from depression or another psychological disorder. I believe that TMS can be an instrument as alternative or additive to medications."
Paul Abramson, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
San Francisco, California 94108
"Paul Abramson MD is certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine and the American Board of Family Medicine and specializes in the treatment of chemical dependency. A graduate of Stanford and UCSF, He utilizes the most advanced available techniques and medication strategies in the treatment of people addicted to opioids, alcohol, benzodiazepines and other substances. He has special expertise in the use of buprenorphine (Suboxone, Subutex), baclofen and benzodiazepine tapers. He founded My Doctor Medical Group in San Francisco, which offers an integrated treatment program including psychotherapy, group therapy, nutrition, acupuncture and comprehensive medical care."
(415) 483-1528
Verified
San Francisco, California 94108
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"Paul Abramson MD is certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine and the American Board of Family Medicine and specializes in the treatment of chemical dependency. A graduate of Stanford and UCSF, He utilizes the most advanced available techniques and medication strategies in the treatment of people addicted to opioids, alcohol, benzodiazepines and other substances. He has special expertise in the use of buprenorphine (Suboxone, Subutex), baclofen and benzodiazepine tapers. He founded My Doctor Medical Group in San Francisco, which offers an integrated treatment program including psychotherapy, group therapy, nutrition, acupuncture and comprehensive medical care."
Michael B Murphy, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
San Francisco, California 94114
"I take a collaborative approach toward helping patients achieve their goals, which begins with a full evaluation process that can last from one to a few sessions, until we have reached an understanding of what the difficulties are and we can discuss treatment recommendations. I believe strongly in both understanding and treating symptoms and difficulties in living in the context of a whole person. I have had training in multiple approaches to psychotherapy and work with patients to broaden their emotional and cognitive experience, gain insight into their psychological functioning, and make improvements in their qualities of life."
(415) 630-5144
Verified
San Francisco, California 94114
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"I take a collaborative approach toward helping patients achieve their goals, which begins with a full evaluation process that can last from one to a few sessions, until we have reached an understanding of what the difficulties are and we can discuss treatment recommendations. I believe strongly in both understanding and treating symptoms and difficulties in living in the context of a whole person. I have had training in multiple approaches to psychotherapy and work with patients to broaden their emotional and cognitive experience, gain insight into their psychological functioning, and make improvements in their qualities of life."
Blake Rawdin, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, MPH
Verified by Psychology Today
San Francisco, California 94102
"I work with individuals grappling with an array of psychological, emotional, and spiritual challenges, which may appear in the form of depression, anxiety, panic, insomnia, focus problems, relationship and work difficulties, for example. I also help those dealing with chronic and acute stress, such as past trauma and medical-related illness. We will collaborate to explore the psychological, biological and environmental contributors to the situation and develop an integrated treatment plan that can draw from any or all of my specialties in psychotherapy, psychopharmacology, and complementary medicine."
(415) 944-4156
Verified
San Francisco, California 94102
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"I work with individuals grappling with an array of psychological, emotional, and spiritual challenges, which may appear in the form of depression, anxiety, panic, insomnia, focus problems, relationship and work difficulties, for example. I also help those dealing with chronic and acute stress, such as past trauma and medical-related illness. We will collaborate to explore the psychological, biological and environmental contributors to the situation and develop an integrated treatment plan that can draw from any or all of my specialties in psychotherapy, psychopharmacology, and complementary medicine."
Walter E B Sipe MD, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
San Francisco, California 94114
"As a psychiatrist, I specialize in providing care and alleviating the suffering associated with trauma, depression, anxiety, and chronic pain states in young people and adults. I take an integrated approach to your care, combining mindfulness approaches based on meditative practices with more traditional psychotherapy and--where appropriate--careful use of medications and supplements. My commitment is that your therapy make a profound difference in the areas of your life that are most important to you."
(415) 799-4161
Verified
San Francisco, California 94114
"As a psychiatrist, I specialize in providing care and alleviating the suffering associated with trauma, depression, anxiety, and chronic pain states in young people and adults. I take an integrated approach to your care, combining mindfulness approaches based on meditative practices with more traditional psychotherapy and--where appropriate--careful use of medications and supplements. My commitment is that your therapy make a profound difference in the areas of your life that are most important to you."
Anoopinder Singh, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
San Francisco, California 94104
"Anoopinder Singh, M.D. is a Board Certified psychiatrist. He practices psychiatry with a holistic health approach, incorporating psychopharmacology, psychotherapy and life style modulation. He attended Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Medical Sciences in Amritsar, India for his medical education. He completed Psychiatry residency training at the Hostra North Shore - LIJ School of Medicine in New York, where he also completed a fellowship training in Psychosomatic Medicine with a focus on patients with co-morbid medical disorders."
(916) 571-1339
Verified
San Francisco, California 94104
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"Anoopinder Singh, M.D. is a Board Certified psychiatrist. He practices psychiatry with a holistic health approach, incorporating psychopharmacology, psychotherapy and life style modulation. He attended Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Medical Sciences in Amritsar, India for his medical education. He completed Psychiatry residency training at the Hostra North Shore - LIJ School of Medicine in New York, where he also completed a fellowship training in Psychosomatic Medicine with a focus on patients with co-morbid medical disorders."
H. Eric Bender, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
San Francisco, California 94115
"My main goal as a therapist is to establish a trusting, safe relationship with you. I aim to develop nonjudgmental, caring connections with each person I see. Although I am a psychiatrist and can prescribe medication, most of my practice, and what I most enjoy, is offering therapy. I understand that it can be intimidating and scary to try to find a therapist and that it can be hard to reach out during a difficult time. I do my best to help people through both the process of therapy and to face the challenges in their lives."
(415) 651-4204
Verified
San Francisco, California 94115
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"My main goal as a therapist is to establish a trusting, safe relationship with you. I aim to develop nonjudgmental, caring connections with each person I see. Although I am a psychiatrist and can prescribe medication, most of my practice, and what I most enjoy, is offering therapy. I understand that it can be intimidating and scary to try to find a therapist and that it can be hard to reach out during a difficult time. I do my best to help people through both the process of therapy and to face the challenges in their lives."
David Hirchak, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified by Psychology Today
San Francisco, California 94118
"Dr. Hirchak is an experienced, Board Certified Adult Psychiatrist, who emphasizes psychopharmacology and neurobiology in his treatment. Dr. Hirchak specializes in treating Anxiety, OCD, Depression, and Bipolar Disorder. Dr. Hirchak collaborates closely with our therapists so he can provide treatment with both medication management and psychotherapy when indicated."
(628) 333-3149
Verified
San Francisco, California 94118
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"Dr. Hirchak is an experienced, Board Certified Adult Psychiatrist, who emphasizes psychopharmacology and neurobiology in his treatment. Dr. Hirchak specializes in treating Anxiety, OCD, Depression, and Bipolar Disorder. Dr. Hirchak collaborates closely with our therapists so he can provide treatment with both medication management and psychotherapy when indicated."
Elaine Liu, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
San Francisco, California 94104
"Are you feeling stuck? Do you struggle with uncomfortable emotions or bodily sensations? Do you feel unsure about how to move forward with your life? Sometimes it takes a professional to help sort out what will be helpful for you. Together we can examine where the struggle lies, how ready you are to change, what the effective treatments are, and what role medications can play. If psychotherapy is a part of your treatment we can choose from various modalities to fit your needs including mindfulness, cognitive restructuring, behavioral strategies, exposure, and psychodynamic techniques."
(415) 799-5546
Verified
San Francisco, California 94104
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"Are you feeling stuck? Do you struggle with uncomfortable emotions or bodily sensations? Do you feel unsure about how to move forward with your life? Sometimes it takes a professional to help sort out what will be helpful for you. Together we can examine where the struggle lies, how ready you are to change, what the effective treatments are, and what role medications can play. If psychotherapy is a part of your treatment we can choose from various modalities to fit your needs including mindfulness, cognitive restructuring, behavioral strategies, exposure, and psychodynamic techniques."
Erin Griffiths, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, DO, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
San Francisco, California 94132
""Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it turned into a butterfly." This is one of my favorite quotes because it speaks to our inherent ability to change and transform. Change can be really scary to many people and if we are able to sit with the possibility of change, through our fear, we transform. I work with clients who wish to change but don't know where to begin and with people who feel stuck. I come to this work with an open heart in a holistic and integrative way, embracing people's differences and I appreciate that everyone has their own path to walk towards health and wellness; no one fits inside of a box. "
(628) 212-6787
Verified
San Francisco, California 94132
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""Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it turned into a butterfly." This is one of my favorite quotes because it speaks to our inherent ability to change and transform. Change can be really scary to many people and if we are able to sit with the possibility of change, through our fear, we transform. I work with clients who wish to change but don't know where to begin and with people who feel stuck. I come to this work with an open heart in a holistic and integrative way, embracing people's differences and I appreciate that everyone has their own path to walk towards health and wellness; no one fits inside of a box. "
Gabriela D'Jaen, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
San Francisco, California 94109
"We are a collaborative team of healthcare professionals dedicated to providing innovative treatments and personalized care. We offer psychotherapy and medication management to optimize well-being. We have providers who have expertise treating sleep disorders, depression, anxiety, ADHD, and other common and complex conditions. We have rare and unique specialization in behavioral medicine with providers whose focus is in sleep medicine as well as sexual medicine, combined couple and sex therapy and individual sex therapy. We approach the patient or family from a biopsychosocial framework providing medication management and/or psychotherapy when indicated."
(415) 767-1774
Verified
San Francisco, California 94109
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"We are a collaborative team of healthcare professionals dedicated to providing innovative treatments and personalized care. We offer psychotherapy and medication management to optimize well-being. We have providers who have expertise treating sleep disorders, depression, anxiety, ADHD, and other common and complex conditions. We have rare and unique specialization in behavioral medicine with providers whose focus is in sleep medicine as well as sexual medicine, combined couple and sex therapy and individual sex therapy. We approach the patient or family from a biopsychosocial framework providing medication management and/or psychotherapy when indicated."
Michael Swetye, M.D., P.C., Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, M.D., M.B.A.
Verified by Psychology Today
San Francisco, California 94123
"I am a Yale and UCSF-trained psychiatrist with board certifications in Adult, Adolescent and Child Psychiatry."
(415) 969-5356
Verified
San Francisco, California 94123
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"I am a Yale and UCSF-trained psychiatrist with board certifications in Adult, Adolescent and Child Psychiatry."
Eric Glassgold, MD, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
San Francisco, California 94118
"Patients come to see me when they experience emotional pain and need help figuring out how to improve their lives as part of a quest to feel better. Sometimes a problem has built up over time and reaches a saturation point. It may relate to work or school, to a love or family relationship, or to something completely unexpected--a layoff, breakup, accident, sudden illness or even a death--that uncovers a long neglected area of development."
(415) 483-4327
Verified
San Francisco, California 94118
"Patients come to see me when they experience emotional pain and need help figuring out how to improve their lives as part of a quest to feel better. Sometimes a problem has built up over time and reaches a saturation point. It may relate to work or school, to a love or family relationship, or to something completely unexpected--a layoff, breakup, accident, sudden illness or even a death--that uncovers a long neglected area of development."

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Chronic Pain (Fibromyalgia) Psychiatrists
If you're looking for help with chronic pain in San Francisco or for a San Francisco chronic pain psychiatrist, these professionals provide chronic pain treatment, chronic pain management and chronic back pain treatment. They include chronic pain psychiatrists in San Francisco, chronic pain psychologists, and chronic pain counselors.

A Psychiatrist can help with chronic back pain in San Francisco, chronic neck pain, chronic pain syndrome, pain management and pain relief. There are skilled fibromyalgia psychiatrists in San Francisco who can help to help relieve chronic pain.

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 or psychotropics. Psychiatrists may conduct physical examinations, order and interpret lab tests and brain image scans, such as CT scans, CAT Scans and MRIs.

Some psychiatric practitioners in San Francisco specialize in age groups (so check for San Francisco child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in San Francisco). Those who work with the elderly are called geriatric psychiatrists or geropsychiatrists.

Other related specialties include psychopharmacology (certain states license Psychopharmacologists), psychiatric genetics and neuroimaging.

Psychiatric nurse practitioners in San Francisco, or mental health nurse practitioners, perform many of the same functions as a psychiatrist. This includes diagnosing mental illness and prescribing medication. San Francisco Psychiatric nurse practitioners also act as a therapist, helping patients with depression, anxiety and suicidal individuals, as well as other conditions that can be remedied with counseling.

Nurses monitor for side effects and responses to medical treatments and offer information on medications so that clients can make informed choices about their use.