Psychiatrist, MD Verified
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Palo Alto, CA 94301
I am tranied in both Adult and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry from Stanford Hospital and Clinics. I am also an experienced Board certified Psychiatrist.I provide quality,evidence based treatment to help individuals and families overcome difficulties and lead happier, more productive lives. I believe in a holistic approach to address your concerns through careful evaluation and psychotherapy and medication management. I offer treatment including both psychotherapy and medication management, for a wide variety of psychiatric disorders for all ages including Children, Adolescents and Adults. I provide Cognitive Behavioral therapy (CBT), Interpersonal therapy (IPT, Mindfullness based psychotherapy,family therapy and Parent training.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(650) 262-5598
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Palo Alto, CA 94301
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
I am tranied in both Adult and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry from Stanford Hospital and Clinics. I am also an experienced Board certified Psychiatrist.I provide quality,evidence based treatment to help individuals and families overcome difficulties and lead happier, more productive lives. I believe in a holistic approach to address your concerns through careful evaluation and psychotherapy and medication management. I offer treatment including both psychotherapy and medication management, for a wide variety of psychiatric disorders for all ages including Children, Adolescents and Adults. I provide Cognitive Behavioral therapy (CBT), Interpersonal therapy (IPT, Mindfullness based psychotherapy,family therapy and Parent training.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Our office offers expertise in mind optimization. Day and Night. We work with some of the sharpest minds in Silicon Valley, with a unique focus on psychiatry and sleep. Beyond getting you better, we work to optimize performance - ranging from memory and attention, to performance anxiety, to the psychology of interpersonal relations. High performers, like racecars, need fine tuning. We offer a highly personalized, discreet, and effective approach to optimize your most precious resource.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(650) 265-2158
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Palo Alto, CA 94301
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
Our office offers expertise in mind optimization. Day and Night. We work with some of the sharpest minds in Silicon Valley, with a unique focus on psychiatry and sleep. Beyond getting you better, we work to optimize performance - ranging from memory and attention, to performance anxiety, to the psychology of interpersonal relations. High performers, like racecars, need fine tuning. We offer a highly personalized, discreet, and effective approach to optimize your most precious resource.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Palo Alto, CA 94301
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.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(310) 340-7787
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Palo Alto, CA 94301
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
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.
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Dr. Kamis is a caring, non- judgmental, empathic psychiatrist who practices medicine with an integrative approach. Unifying psychotherapy and medication management, as well as the crucial components of restorative sleep, consistent exercise, healthy diet, stress management, and mind-body practices such as meditation and mindfulness to optimize her patient’s health and performance. Dr. Kamis does not contract or negotiate with any insurance companies in her private practice.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(650) 770-8806
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Palo Alto, CA 94306
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
Dr. Kamis is a caring, non- judgmental, empathic psychiatrist who practices medicine with an integrative approach. Unifying psychotherapy and medication management, as well as the crucial components of restorative sleep, consistent exercise, healthy diet, stress management, and mind-body practices such as meditation and mindfulness to optimize her patient’s health and performance. Dr. Kamis does not contract or negotiate with any insurance companies in her private practice.
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Psychiatrist, MD, DLFAPA, DABPN Verified
Verified
Palo Alto, CA 94301
I am a psychiatrist providing psychotherapy and/or psychopharmacology, depending on the client's needs. I believe that it is important to offer individualized care based on the client's specific problems, concerns and preferences. My style is warm, collaborative and interactive. I can help with a practical, solution-focused approach for current problems. I also do exploratory therapy to address unresolved issues from the past that may be interfering with living your life as fully as possible. My clients also seek depth therapy to promote personal growth, insight and self-awareness. LICENSED 20 STATES--Virtual Therapy and Med mgmt.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(650) 334-0938
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Palo Alto, CA 94301
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
I am a psychiatrist providing psychotherapy and/or psychopharmacology, depending on the client's needs. I believe that it is important to offer individualized care based on the client's specific problems, concerns and preferences. My style is warm, collaborative and interactive. I can help with a practical, solution-focused approach for current problems. I also do exploratory therapy to address unresolved issues from the past that may be interfering with living your life as fully as possible. My clients also seek depth therapy to promote personal growth, insight and self-awareness. LICENSED 20 STATES--Virtual Therapy and Med mgmt.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Palo Alto, CA 94301
PLEASE NOTE: WE DO NOT ACCEPT INSURANCE. Dr. Shivani Chmura is an expert in treating patients with an evidence based, compassionate approach. She also has extensive experience with medication management for eating disorders. Dr. Chmura is trained in both Child and Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry from UCSF and Stanford Universities. She uses a warm, holistic approach to treating every individual, couple, and family. Dr. Chmura is trained in a variety of therapeutic modalities, (CBT, DBT, Supportive). She is an expert on pharmacologic management for depression, anxiety, eating disorders, ADHD, and post-partum depression and anxiety.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(415) 993-4146
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Palo Alto, CA 94301
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
PLEASE NOTE: WE DO NOT ACCEPT INSURANCE. Dr. Shivani Chmura is an expert in treating patients with an evidence based, compassionate approach. She also has extensive experience with medication management for eating disorders. Dr. Chmura is trained in both Child and Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry from UCSF and Stanford Universities. She uses a warm, holistic approach to treating every individual, couple, and family. Dr. Chmura is trained in a variety of therapeutic modalities, (CBT, DBT, Supportive). She is an expert on pharmacologic management for depression, anxiety, eating disorders, ADHD, and post-partum depression and anxiety.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Palo Alto, CA 94301
People are complex. A person is not a disorder, a disease, or a diagnosis. Throughout our lives we find ourselves in circumstances that bring our attention to the fact that we could know ourselves better and if we did, we could be happier and more balanced in our lives. My treatment philosophy centers on the belief that therapy can be valuable for everyone, particularly at times of intense change, loss, or personal trauma. With expertise in both psychopharmacology and individual psychotherapy, I maintain a patient centered, integrative approach to treating the whole person.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(650) 830-3034
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Palo Alto, CA 94301
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
People are complex. A person is not a disorder, a disease, or a diagnosis. Throughout our lives we find ourselves in circumstances that bring our attention to the fact that we could know ourselves better and if we did, we could be happier and more balanced in our lives. My treatment philosophy centers on the belief that therapy can be valuable for everyone, particularly at times of intense change, loss, or personal trauma. With expertise in both psychopharmacology and individual psychotherapy, I maintain a patient centered, integrative approach to treating the whole person.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Zahida Tayyib MD founded Mountain View Psychiatry and TMS to create an integrative medicine practice. Our Practice provides help in cases of depression, bipolar disorder, and chemical dependency. We apply therapies (group and individual), pharmacotherapy and medication-free advanced Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). We encourage our patients to follow healthy and active lifestyle by participating in Yoga, Tai-Chi, Feldenkrais. Every person is different, so let us answer your questions by calling 650.969.6772.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(650) 830-0396
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Palo Alto, CA 94301
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
Zahida Tayyib MD founded Mountain View Psychiatry and TMS to create an integrative medicine practice. Our Practice provides help in cases of depression, bipolar disorder, and chemical dependency. We apply therapies (group and individual), pharmacotherapy and medication-free advanced Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). We encourage our patients to follow healthy and active lifestyle by participating in Yoga, Tai-Chi, Feldenkrais. Every person is different, so let us answer your questions by calling 650.969.6772.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Palo Alto, CA 94301
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.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(424) 239-5012
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Palo Alto, CA 94301
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
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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Psychiatrist, MD, MS, ABOM Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Palo Alto, CA 94305
A Stanford faculty physician, Dr. Sethi Dalai's philosophy encompasses a food is medicine approach, thus what we eat and how it is metabolized in the body is important when it comes to struggling with both brain and metabolic health. She takes an integrative approach in her treatment combining evidence based biological and pharmacological treatments in addition to the latest research in the often confusing nutritional science world. She believes obesity is a disease and it is not a failure of willpower or motivation. Treatment includes education, personalized low carb nutritional approaches, medication options, and/or therapy.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(650) 600-7446
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Palo Alto, CA 94305
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
A Stanford faculty physician, Dr. Sethi Dalai's philosophy encompasses a food is medicine approach, thus what we eat and how it is metabolized in the body is important when it comes to struggling with both brain and metabolic health. She takes an integrative approach in her treatment combining evidence based biological and pharmacological treatments in addition to the latest research in the often confusing nutritional science world. She believes obesity is a disease and it is not a failure of willpower or motivation. Treatment includes education, personalized low carb nutritional approaches, medication options, and/or therapy.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Palo Alto, CA 94301
I Am a Nationally Recognised Speciaist in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Add/Adhd in Adults, Adolescents and Children as well as its frequently associated Comorbid Conditions such as Anxiety, Depression And Bipolar Disorder My Diagnostic initial Workup includes a thorough Battery of Diagnostic Inventories, A Face To Face Interview, and Administration of The QBT computer test, an FDA Approved Platform For Objective Adhd Diagnossi [see adhdmd.net for details
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(650) 437-9558
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Palo Alto, CA 94301
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
I Am a Nationally Recognised Speciaist in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Add/Adhd in Adults, Adolescents and Children as well as its frequently associated Comorbid Conditions such as Anxiety, Depression And Bipolar Disorder My Diagnostic initial Workup includes a thorough Battery of Diagnostic Inventories, A Face To Face Interview, and Administration of The QBT computer test, an FDA Approved Platform For Objective Adhd Diagnossi [see adhdmd.net for details
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Palo Alto, CA 94301
If you are suffering from anxiety or depression, would like better relationships or help overcoming an unwanted habit or addiction, I have good news for you. There are many new and powerful therapy methods that can lead to rapid and profound improvements and often complete cures. I would be honored to work with you, collaboratively and compassionately, to help you achieve your goals. You can find out more about me and my approach to therapy by going to my website. Just click on the link under "contact information", above.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(650) 209-7669
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Palo Alto, CA 94301
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
If you are suffering from anxiety or depression, would like better relationships or help overcoming an unwanted habit or addiction, I have good news for you. There are many new and powerful therapy methods that can lead to rapid and profound improvements and often complete cures. I would be honored to work with you, collaboratively and compassionately, to help you achieve your goals. You can find out more about me and my approach to therapy by going to my website. Just click on the link under "contact information", above.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Dr. Alex Clarke, MD is a Stanford-trained psychiatrist with expertise in psychotherapeutic and psychopharmacological approaches to treatment. He is a skilled and compassionate clinician who emphasizes a highly individualized and collaborative approach to care.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(650) 770-1928
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Palo Alto, CA 94301
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
Dr. Alex Clarke, MD is a Stanford-trained psychiatrist with expertise in psychotherapeutic and psychopharmacological approaches to treatment. He is a skilled and compassionate clinician who emphasizes a highly individualized and collaborative approach to care.
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Psychiatrist, MD, MPH Verified
Verified
Palo Alto, CA 94306
I am a Stanford and Emory trained child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist. Each patient of mine is a distinct individual with their own unique life experiences, strengths and challenges. Therefore, I create a specialized treatment plan in a collaborative and respectful manner, providing compassionate and evidence-based psychotherapy and/or pharmacologic management in a warm, supportive environment. I have particular expertise in ADHD, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, eating disorders and Adult ADHD. I am trained, among other therapeutic methods, in Family-Based Therapy for Anorexia Nervosa and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy at Stanford University.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(650) 714-7737
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Palo Alto, CA 94306
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
I am a Stanford and Emory trained child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist. Each patient of mine is a distinct individual with their own unique life experiences, strengths and challenges. Therefore, I create a specialized treatment plan in a collaborative and respectful manner, providing compassionate and evidence-based psychotherapy and/or pharmacologic management in a warm, supportive environment. I have particular expertise in ADHD, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, eating disorders and Adult ADHD. I am trained, among other therapeutic methods, in Family-Based Therapy for Anorexia Nervosa and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy at Stanford University.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Palo Alto, CA 94301
I am a Child Psychiatrist, General Psychiatrist and psychopharmacologist who has been in practice for 17 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 begining the process. What my clients say has worked for them has been our joint focus on their agenda.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(925) 308-5510
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Office is near:
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
I am a Child Psychiatrist, General Psychiatrist and psychopharmacologist who has been in practice for 17 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 begining the process. What my clients say has worked for them has been our joint focus on their agenda.
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Psychiatrist, MD, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Palo Alto, CA 94306
I treat the entire person, which includes both psychology and biochemistry, if needed. For both people struggling with addictions, and for those with other issues, the focus is on the difficulty with being fully present to one's life. My ideal client is someone motivated to look inside, and ready to open up to the richness and pitfalls of his or her internal world.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(650) 383-8934
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Palo Alto, CA 94306
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
I treat the entire person, which includes both psychology and biochemistry, if needed. For both people struggling with addictions, and for those with other issues, the focus is on the difficulty with being fully present to one's life. My ideal client is someone motivated to look inside, and ready to open up to the richness and pitfalls of his or her internal world.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Dr. Kapitanski was drawn to the field of medicine at a young age. She continued to explore this curiosity, and was captivated by the intricacies of the human mind and its resilience. During medical school training, Dr. Kapitanski examined the link between depression and quality of life, publishing in the Harvard Review of Psychiatry. Beyond excellent training that allows Dr. Kapitanski to treat a diverse group of adult patients, with a wide range of ethnic, cultural, and religious backgrounds, and sexual orientations, she pursued specialized training at Stanford Hospital in the fields of women's mental health and psychotherapy for couples/families.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(650) 288-1365
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Palo Alto, CA 94306
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
Dr. Kapitanski was drawn to the field of medicine at a young age. She continued to explore this curiosity, and was captivated by the intricacies of the human mind and its resilience. During medical school training, Dr. Kapitanski examined the link between depression and quality of life, publishing in the Harvard Review of Psychiatry. Beyond excellent training that allows Dr. Kapitanski to treat a diverse group of adult patients, with a wide range of ethnic, cultural, and religious backgrounds, and sexual orientations, she pursued specialized training at Stanford Hospital in the fields of women's mental health and psychotherapy for couples/families.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Palo Alto, CA 94301
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. Dr. Hah is triple board certified in child and adolescent, adult, and forensic psychiatry.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(310) 340-7571
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Palo Alto, CA 94301
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
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. Dr. Hah is triple board certified in child and adolescent, adult, and forensic psychiatry.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Palo Alto, CA 94303
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.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(310) 340-6034
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Palo Alto, CA 94303
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
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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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Dr. Jessica Bentzley is a licensed physician who offers medication management and combined medication management/psychotherapy for adults with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, ADHD, and other mental health conditions. Dr. Bentzley also has a special interest in women’s mental health. She has a holistic approach and works closely with her patients to create individualized, evidence-supported treatment plans that consider the unique factors impacting their mental health.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(628) 265-8501
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Palo Alto, CA 94301
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
Dr. Jessica Bentzley is a licensed physician who offers medication management and combined medication management/psychotherapy for adults with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, ADHD, and other mental health conditions. Dr. Bentzley also has a special interest in women’s mental health. She has a holistic approach and works closely with her patients to create individualized, evidence-supported treatment plans that consider the unique factors impacting their mental health.

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Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD) (Trichotillomania (TTM), Hair Pulling, Skin Picking) Psychiatrists
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder in which people have unwanted and repeated thoughts, feelings, ideas, sensations (obsessions), or behaviors that make them feel driven to do something (compulsions). It affects children, kids, teens and adults. Often the person carries out the behaviors to get rid of the obsessive thoughts, but this only provides temporary relief. Not performing the obsessive rituals can cause great anxiety. A person's level of OCD can be anywhere from mild to severe, but if severe and left untreated, it can destroy a person's capacity to function at work, at school or even to lead a comfortable existence in the home.

If you're looking for help with OCD psychiatry in Palo Alto or for a Palo Alto OCD psychiatrist ,these professionals provide OCD treatment and obsessive compulsive disorder treatment. They include OCD psychiatrists, OCD psychologists, OCD psychotherapists and OCD counselors in Palo Alto. They can help with Palo Alto OCD counseling, OCD symptoms, OCD children, obsessive compulsive disorder, and OCPD.

Hair-pulling (trichotillomania) and skin picking (dematillomania), collectively referred to as Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors, are classified as OCD-related disorders. Treatment for trichotillomiania in Palo Alto or TTM or hair pulling in Palo Alto or skin picking can be found from these psychiatrists.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Palo Alto 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 Palo Alto has many sub specialties including pediatric psychiatry (so check for Palo Alto child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Palo Alto). 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 (certain states license Psychopharmacologists), psychiatric genetics, neuroimaging, and clinical neurophysiology.

Psychiatric nurse practitioners in Palo Alto, or mental health nurse practitioners, generally have a MS degree in nursing (MSN) and a number of years training to become certified. Psychiatric nurse practitioners are able to assess and diagnose mental health conditions and prescribe medication. Palo Alto Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.