Guohua Xia

Psychiatrist, MD, PhD

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Guohua Xia, MD, PhD, Psychiatrist in Davis
(530) 505-4201 Website

Guohua Xia

Psychiatrist, MD, PhD


Location

Brainefit
324 Madson Place
Suite 150
Davis, California 95618
(530) 505-4201
Other Location +

Additional Location

Brainefit
525 South Drive
Ste 207
Mountain View, California 94040
(530) 505-4201

Are you suffering from major depression, bipolar disorder or other mood disorders? Do you find that medications for your mood disorders do not necessarily help you as much as you would like? Are you suffering from anxiety or other mental disorders? We can help, we offer comprehensive psychiatric care, from Medication Management, Psychotherapy, to cutting edge new technique, deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (dTMS) treatments for those individuals who want a more novel form of treatment or who are medication-resistant or -intolerant. We see patients from the ages of 16 and up. We specialize in Drug Free treatments for depression.

I did my Postgraduate Medical Training in research track General Adult Psychiatry at University of Texas Southwestern. Prior to that I finished my PhD in Counselling Psychology and my MS in Marriage and Family Therapy. My expertise in mental health covers the newest developments of TMS/neuromodulation in Interventional Psychiatry.

We are the first clinic in the Central Valley offering deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (Non-Pharmaceutical) for the treatment of medication resistant or intolerant Major Depressive Disorders to our patients as an alternative to medications. We also offer different forms of psychotherapy besides medication management.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 20+ Years
  • School: Beijing Medical University
  • Year Graduated: 1986
  • License No. and State: A98979 California
  • Board Certification: Psychiatry

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $200 - $340
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Anthem
  • Blue Care Network
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Humana
  • LifeSynch
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • Optum
  • Regence
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Degree: University of Nebraska-Lincoln / PhD in Counseling Psychology
  • Year graduated: 2002
  • Degree: University of Nebraska-Lincoln / MS - Marriage & Family Therapy
  • Year graduated: 1998

Guohua Xia's Groups

Brainefit, Dr Xia and Associates

This group of providers includes board certified psychiatrist and licensed therapist. We offer Non-Pharmacological Treatment of brain stimulation options for various neuropsychiatric disorders in addition to conventional treatment such a medication and psychotherapy. We are particularly proud to be the research institute and only provider of deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (dTMS) therapy in the Central Valley. Deep TMS is an outpatient procedure that has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of Depression. We are recruiting volunteer for our studies on dTMS treatment of bipolar depression, and nicotine addiction.

More about this group

Location

Brainefit
324 Madson Place
Suite 150
Davis, California 95618
(530) 505-4201
Other Location +

Additional Location

Brainefit
525 South Drive
Ste 207
Mountain View, California 94040
(530) 505-4201
Specialties
  • Depression
  • Medication Management
  • Anxiety
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Alzheimer's
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • TMS & none-pharmaceutical Treatments
  • Trauma and PTSD
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Asian
Alternative Languages: Mandarin
Age
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
Categories
  • Cancer
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (dTMS)
  • Drug Free Depression Treatment
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Non-Pharmaceutical Treatment of Mood Disorders
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group

Links

My Website
Last Modified: 02 Oct 2018
Guohua Xia, MD, PhD, Psychiatrist in Davis

Guohua Xia

Psychiatrist, MD, PhD