Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Pacific Heights
San Francisco, CA 94115
I see my patients first and foremost in a humanistic way as people, not simply as patients or their diagnoses. As such, I offer patients comprehensive treatment, not just from a neurobiological perspective, but also a from a humanistic one. I approach my patients with compassion, respect and a commitment to confidentiality. Some of the biggest obstacles to attainting self-awareness and self-acceptance are deeply buried feelings of guilt and shame. Working with a psychotherapist you trust, who is curious, empathic and understanding can help you expand your capacity for self-curiosity, self-awareness and self-acceptance, which in turn can help you expand your capacity to: •examine, understand & change problematic patterns in your life; •make choices freely & actively, instead of reactively; •ultimately lead a more thoughtful, authentic & fulfilling life.
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(415) 789-3595
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Pacific Heights
San Francisco, CA 94115
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I see my patients first and foremost in a humanistic way as people, not simply as patients or their diagnoses. As such, I offer patients comprehensive treatment, not just from a neurobiological perspective, but also a from a humanistic one. I approach my patients with compassion, respect and a commitment to confidentiality. Some of the biggest obstacles to attainting self-awareness and self-acceptance are deeply buried feelings of guilt and shame. Working with a psychotherapist you trust, who is curious, empathic and understanding can help you expand your capacity for self-curiosity, self-awareness and self-acceptance, which in turn can help you expand your capacity to: •examine, understand & change problematic patterns in your life; •make choices freely & actively, instead of reactively; •ultimately lead a more thoughtful, authentic & fulfilling life.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Pacific Heights
San Francisco, CA 94115
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.
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(415) 862-7799
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Pacific Heights
San Francisco, CA 94115
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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.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Pacific Heights
San Francisco, CA 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.
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(415) 651-4204
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Pacific Heights
San Francisco, CA 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.
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Psychiatrist, MD, MS Verified
Verified
Pacific Heights
San Francisco, CA 94115
Jacob Sacks, MD is a compassionate and patient psychiatrist and psychotherapist assisting his patients through mental and emotional conditions in San Francisco. After graduating from medical school, he completed a rigorous training in psychiatry at NYU/Bellevue Hospital. He has pursued additional training, teaching and clinical work at UCSF & San Francisco General Hospital. He continues intensive advanced training in psychoanalysis, as well as teaching at San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis.
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(415) 549-0143
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Pacific Heights
San Francisco, CA 94115
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Jacob Sacks, MD is a compassionate and patient psychiatrist and psychotherapist assisting his patients through mental and emotional conditions in San Francisco. After graduating from medical school, he completed a rigorous training in psychiatry at NYU/Bellevue Hospital. He has pursued additional training, teaching and clinical work at UCSF & San Francisco General Hospital. He continues intensive advanced training in psychoanalysis, as well as teaching at San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis.
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Psychiatrist Verified
Verified
Pacific Heights
San Francisco, CA 94115
During these challenging times, I have the skill and expertise to help you change what may be troubling you and preventing you from thriving and getting on with your life. A seasoned therapist, psychoanalyst, and psychiatrist with over 20 years of clinical practice, I specialize in treatment to deal with the anxiety, challenges, and difficult experiences that have brought you to this point.
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(415) 549-0020
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Pacific Heights
San Francisco, CA 94115
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During these challenging times, I have the skill and expertise to help you change what may be troubling you and preventing you from thriving and getting on with your life. A seasoned therapist, psychoanalyst, and psychiatrist with over 20 years of clinical practice, I specialize in treatment to deal with the anxiety, challenges, and difficult experiences that have brought you to this point.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Pacific Heights
San Francisco, CA 94109
We are a team of healthcare professionals dedicated to providing innovative treatments and personalized care. We offer psychotherapy and medication management for optimizing well-being. Our team specializes in cutting edge, evidence based treatments. We have providers who have expertise treating sleep disorders, depression, anxiety, ADHD, Bipolar Disorder and other common and complex conditions. We are a dedicated team of providers who work closely and collaboratively to provide the best care possible to our patients and their families.
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(415) 697-3878
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Pacific Heights
San Francisco, CA 94109
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We are a team of healthcare professionals dedicated to providing innovative treatments and personalized care. We offer psychotherapy and medication management for optimizing well-being. Our team specializes in cutting edge, evidence based treatments. We have providers who have expertise treating sleep disorders, depression, anxiety, ADHD, Bipolar Disorder and other common and complex conditions. We are a dedicated team of providers who work closely and collaboratively to provide the best care possible to our patients and their families.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Pacific Heights
San Francisco, CA 94109
Dr. Wyman is a licensed physician. She strives to understand her patients beyond their symptoms or diagnoses, to understand them as whole people with unique values, beliefs and hopes. Her clinical interests include complex and developmental trauma, adult ADHD, and psychoanalytic psychotherapy. She treats patients with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, adult ADHD, and other common and complex conditions.
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(628) 228-6252
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Pacific Heights
San Francisco, CA 94109
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Dr. Wyman is a licensed physician. She strives to understand her patients beyond their symptoms or diagnoses, to understand them as whole people with unique values, beliefs and hopes. Her clinical interests include complex and developmental trauma, adult ADHD, and psychoanalytic psychotherapy. She treats patients with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, adult ADHD, and other common and complex conditions.
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Sandra Hah
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
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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(424) 396-0863
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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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Samer Mahdi Kamal
Psychiatrist, MD, ABPN Verified
Verified
"The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love, and to be greater than our suffering." - Ben Okri Dr. Samer Kamal is a highly respected, licensed psychiatrist specializing in ADHD, PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, Panic Disorders in Beverly Hills and the Los Angeles area, and Palm Springs, California. Dr. Kamal completed his MD at Loma Linda University, followed by a residency at New York Medical College. Dr. Kamal is passionate about life and people whose goal is to heal the mind and make a real difference in his patients lives.
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(424) 363-5409
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"The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love, and to be greater than our suffering." - Ben Okri Dr. Samer Kamal is a highly respected, licensed psychiatrist specializing in ADHD, PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, Panic Disorders in Beverly Hills and the Los Angeles area, and Palm Springs, California. Dr. Kamal completed his MD at Loma Linda University, followed by a residency at New York Medical College. Dr. Kamal is passionate about life and people whose goal is to heal the mind and make a real difference in his patients lives.
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Alicia Bulin
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP Verified
Verified
Pacific Mind Health approaches mental health using a variety of evidence-based treatments including medication, psychotherapy, telemedicine, ketamine infusions, and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). We are excited to offer Theta Burst Stimulation (TBS) - a revolutionary 3-minute procedure with equal or better efficacy to standard 40+ minute TMS protocols. We provide a thorough diagnostic evaluation to create a personalized treatment plan that will help guide you towards wellness. Treating mental health in a modern society requires compassion, flexibility, and innovation.
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(844) 844-1525
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Pacific Mind Health approaches mental health using a variety of evidence-based treatments including medication, psychotherapy, telemedicine, ketamine infusions, and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). We are excited to offer Theta Burst Stimulation (TBS) - a revolutionary 3-minute procedure with equal or better efficacy to standard 40+ minute TMS protocols. We provide a thorough diagnostic evaluation to create a personalized treatment plan that will help guide you towards wellness. Treating mental health in a modern society requires compassion, flexibility, and innovation.
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WellPsyche Medical Group
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
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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(424) 361-1958
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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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Shervin Parvizi Ravan
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
I am a Columbia University trained and affiliated (Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry) psychiatrist and psychotherapist and the Medical Director of Greene Clinic. My treatment model combines evidence based psychotherapies, medications, nutrition and complementary/alternative interventions with the goal of providing comprehensive, well rounded, and individually focused care. Psychotherapy is central to my work and I utilize a variety of modalities including interpersonal psychoanalysis, psychodynamic psychotherapy, mindfulness, and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). My approach is collaborative and non-authoritarian.
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(347) 514-9562
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I am a Columbia University trained and affiliated (Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry) psychiatrist and psychotherapist and the Medical Director of Greene Clinic. My treatment model combines evidence based psychotherapies, medications, nutrition and complementary/alternative interventions with the goal of providing comprehensive, well rounded, and individually focused care. Psychotherapy is central to my work and I utilize a variety of modalities including interpersonal psychoanalysis, psychodynamic psychotherapy, mindfulness, and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). My approach is collaborative and non-authoritarian.
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Julie Thomas
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
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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(424) 360-1460
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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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Jaime Jimenez
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, RN, PMHNPBC Verified
Verified
Are you frustrated with clinicians not calling you back or whose costs are prohibitive? Have you been wondering if medications may be an appropriate treatment for your persistent mental health symptoms? My initial evaluations begin at $250 to help you establish the care you need. I will listen carefully and patiently to you and reflect not only your concerns, but also the strengths and motivations you bring to improving your mental health. I will work “with” you to develop a holistic assessment of your needs, suggest evidence-based treatments, and explain how these address the goals we establish collaboratively.
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(831) 226-7209
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Are you frustrated with clinicians not calling you back or whose costs are prohibitive? Have you been wondering if medications may be an appropriate treatment for your persistent mental health symptoms? My initial evaluations begin at $250 to help you establish the care you need. I will listen carefully and patiently to you and reflect not only your concerns, but also the strengths and motivations you bring to improving your mental health. I will work “with” you to develop a holistic assessment of your needs, suggest evidence-based treatments, and explain how these address the goals we establish collaboratively.
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Mottsin Thomas
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Pacific Mind Health approaches mental health using a variety of evidence-based treatments including medication, psychotherapy, telemedicine, ketamine infusions, and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). We are excited to offer Theta Burst Stimulation (TBS) - a revolutionary 3-minute procedure with equal or better efficacy to standard 40+ minute TMS protocols. We provide a thorough diagnostic evaluation to create a personalized treatment plan that will help guide you towards wellness. Treating mental health in a modern society requires compassion, flexibility, and innovation.
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(844) 938-3001
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Pacific Mind Health approaches mental health using a variety of evidence-based treatments including medication, psychotherapy, telemedicine, ketamine infusions, and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). We are excited to offer Theta Burst Stimulation (TBS) - a revolutionary 3-minute procedure with equal or better efficacy to standard 40+ minute TMS protocols. We provide a thorough diagnostic evaluation to create a personalized treatment plan that will help guide you towards wellness. Treating mental health in a modern society requires compassion, flexibility, and innovation.
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Starly Alvarado - Anew Era TMS & Psychiatry
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP Verified
Verified
Starly Alvarado is a PMHNP-BC having graduated from California State University Long Beach. Much of his career has been spent working with adolescents and those in crisis. Starly has a strong belief that showing respect and presenting treatment with dignity to all, is an important part of healthcare. When downtime is available, he enjoys reading, maintaining health, and meditation.
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(714) 248-8941
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Starly Alvarado is a PMHNP-BC having graduated from California State University Long Beach. Much of his career has been spent working with adolescents and those in crisis. Starly has a strong belief that showing respect and presenting treatment with dignity to all, is an important part of healthcare. When downtime is available, he enjoys reading, maintaining health, and meditation.
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Julie Thomas
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
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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(424) 360-1661
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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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Manisha Ram Punwani
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Finding a Board Certified Integrative Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, one who approaches treatment from an evidence based clinical, holistic, developmental and systems based (family, school, etc) perspective is challenging. I am committed to improving lives of children, adolescents and their families. I specialize in Autism, Anxiety and OCD disorders. I treat these through Cognitive Behavioral, Exposure Response Prevention, Family or Parent Behavioral Management therapies with or without psychotropic medications. I incorporate mindfulness, psychoeducation, sensory and complimentary interventions as appropriate.
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(415) 599-4349
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Finding a Board Certified Integrative Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, one who approaches treatment from an evidence based clinical, holistic, developmental and systems based (family, school, etc) perspective is challenging. I am committed to improving lives of children, adolescents and their families. I specialize in Autism, Anxiety and OCD disorders. I treat these through Cognitive Behavioral, Exposure Response Prevention, Family or Parent Behavioral Management therapies with or without psychotropic medications. I incorporate mindfulness, psychoeducation, sensory and complimentary interventions as appropriate.
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Erica Tsai
Psychiatrist Verified
Verified
Erica Tsai, M.D. is a board certified psychiatrist who sees adults for individually tailored psychotherapy and medication management. She has expertise in treating a range of problems including depression, anxiety, grief, relationship concerns, work and academic stress, life transitions, self-esteem issues and cultural issues.
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(628) 244-8862
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Erica Tsai, M.D. is a board certified psychiatrist who sees adults for individually tailored psychotherapy and medication management. She has expertise in treating a range of problems including depression, anxiety, grief, relationship concerns, work and academic stress, life transitions, self-esteem issues and cultural issues.
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Monica Sinha-Evenson
Psychiatrist, MD, MHS Verified
Verified
I trained in the Stanford Adult Psychiatry Residency Program, where I held the position of Chief Resident, and I am currently an Adjunct Clinical Instructor at Stanford where I teach and supervise residents. My areas of expertise include medication management and psychodynamic psychotherapy. The appropriate mental health care at the right time has the power to transform lives. I’m quite lucky to be able to say that my passion is also my profession, and I consider it a privilege to be a psychiatrist and to help people get through some of the most difficult times in their lives.
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(669) 232-8134
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I trained in the Stanford Adult Psychiatry Residency Program, where I held the position of Chief Resident, and I am currently an Adjunct Clinical Instructor at Stanford where I teach and supervise residents. My areas of expertise include medication management and psychodynamic psychotherapy. The appropriate mental health care at the right time has the power to transform lives. I’m quite lucky to be able to say that my passion is also my profession, and I consider it a privilege to be a psychiatrist and to help people get through some of the most difficult times in their lives.

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Peer Relationships in Pacific Heights, San Francisco

Teens want to be with people their own age - their peers. During their adolescent years, teens and tweens often spend more time with their peers than with their parents. Through their peer relationships, they can be both connected and independent, as they grow away from their parents' images of them and develop identities of their own. Peers provide a place for accepting the feelings, thoughts and actions that come with the search for identity.

Positive Peer Pressure in Pacific Heights, San Francisco

The ability to develop healthy friendships and peer relationships depends on a teen's self-identity and self-esteem. Peer pressure can encourage your teen's energy and motivate your teen to conform to healthy behavior. Peers can act as positive role models and demonstrate constructive social behavior. Peers listen to, accept, and understand the frustrations, challenges, and concerns of being a tween or teenager.

Negative Peer Pressure in Pacific Heights, San Francisco

The need for acceptance, approval, and belonging can lead some teens or tweens to engage in risky behavior in order to fit in with a group-contrasting values they may otherwise reject. In such situations, peer pressure can impair judgment and enable risk-taking behavior, drawing a teen away from the family and positive influences. Some teens harbor secret lives --including those who appear to be well-behaved, high-achieving teens when they are with adults -and engage in negative behavior when with their peers.

If you're looking for help with child peer relationships in Pacific Heights, San Francisco or for a Pacific Heights, San Francisco peer relationship Psychiatrist these professionals provide help understanding the peer relationships of kids or tweens, or teen peer relationship counseling in Pacific Heights, San Francisco and peer relationship advice. They include peer relationship Psychiatrists, peer relationship psychologists in Pacific Heights, San Francisco and peer relationship counselors.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in Pacific Heights, San Francisco is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

Pacific Heights, San Francisco 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 Pacific Heights, San Francisco has many sub specialties including pediatric psychiatry (so check for Pacific Heights, San Francisco child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Pacific Heights, San Francisco). 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 Pacific Heights, San Francisco, 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. Pacific Heights, San Francisco Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.