Psychiatrist, M.D.
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" I strive to provide the highest quality of care, using evidence-based treatments, incorporating potentially promising strategies such as augmentation of medication with psychotherapy to achieve remission and prevent relapse. I believe in responding sensitively and effectively to people of all cultures, races, classes, and religions, in a manner that the inherent worth of the visiting individuals is recognized and affirmed. "
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Play Therapy
Farsi
" I strive to provide the highest quality of care, using evidence-based treatments, incorporating potentially promising strategies such as augmentation of medication with psychotherapy to achieve remission and prevent relapse. I believe in responding sensitively and effectively to people of all cultures, races, classes, and religions, in a manner that the inherent worth of the visiting individuals is recognized and affirmed. "
Sina Safahieh, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
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"Dr. Sina Safahieh hails from Austin, Texas. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch and completed an adult psychiatry residency, and child & adolescent fellowship at UC Irvine. Dr. Safahieh graduated with highest honors with a BBA in Business Management from the University of Texas at Austin. He is currently in private practice with offices in Newport Beach and Mission Viejo. Dr. Safahieh is fluent in Farsi and conversational Spanish"
Play Therapy
Farsi
(949) 216-3135
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Play Therapy
Farsi
"Dr. Sina Safahieh hails from Austin, Texas. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch and completed an adult psychiatry residency, and child & adolescent fellowship at UC Irvine. Dr. Safahieh graduated with highest honors with a BBA in Business Management from the University of Texas at Austin. He is currently in private practice with offices in Newport Beach and Mission Viejo. Dr. Safahieh is fluent in Farsi and conversational Spanish"
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MBMcenter.com, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
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"Our clients come from all walks of life and may enter our program with trouble sleeping, depression, anxiety, apathy, a sense of numbness in life or even unresolved complex medical issues that doctors have failed to solve. Others feel stuck finding their way in relationships, family life and career."
(310) 773-3511
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"Our clients come from all walks of life and may enter our program with trouble sleeping, depression, anxiety, apathy, a sense of numbness in life or even unresolved complex medical issues that doctors have failed to solve. Others feel stuck finding their way in relationships, family life and career."
Bernadette Grosjean, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
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"I have practiced psychiatry for over 27 years including 11 years as a professor of psychiatry at Harbor UCLA and 15 years in a NGO based in the Asian community. Working with individuals with wide-ranging diagnoses and very different life journeys, I learned the value of flexibility and use different modes of psychotherapy based on my assessment of the patient's needs. I have a strong psychopharmacology background and prescribe medication when appropriate. I believe in a candid, respectful and collaborative relationship with the patient as well as with his or her family if appropriate, and referring healthcare professional always."
(310) 896-4039
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"I have practiced psychiatry for over 27 years including 11 years as a professor of psychiatry at Harbor UCLA and 15 years in a NGO based in the Asian community. Working with individuals with wide-ranging diagnoses and very different life journeys, I learned the value of flexibility and use different modes of psychotherapy based on my assessment of the patient's needs. I have a strong psychopharmacology background and prescribe medication when appropriate. I believe in a candid, respectful and collaborative relationship with the patient as well as with his or her family if appropriate, and referring healthcare professional always."
Lana Benedek, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
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Santa Monica, California 90405
"My practice is different from other mental health treatment in 4 main ways: 1. Holistic- all aspect of your life; mind, body, spirit & community are assessed 2. Address Root Causes - through a detailed history and selective testing 3. Integrative - I use the most helpful of eastern and western approaches to treatment 4. Focus on increasing resiliency and decreasing treatment "
(310) 507-1178
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Santa Monica, California 90405
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"My practice is different from other mental health treatment in 4 main ways: 1. Holistic- all aspect of your life; mind, body, spirit & community are assessed 2. Address Root Causes - through a detailed history and selective testing 3. Integrative - I use the most helpful of eastern and western approaches to treatment 4. Focus on increasing resiliency and decreasing treatment "
Latitude Mental Health, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Monica, California 90405
"We are a team of mental health experts dedicated to improving mental health care through wellness. At Latitude Mental Health, we believe that high quality mental health care is more than treating illness - it is a journey to achieving wellness. We aim to guide our clients towards peak emotional and cognitive performance through programs that optimize mental health functioning by integrating medicine, therapy and coaching. Our approach is to help clients form more effective strategies for managing stress so they can feel better, take control of their circumstances and recognize that the power to improve is in their hands."
(323) 922-4109
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Santa Monica, California 90405
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"We are a team of mental health experts dedicated to improving mental health care through wellness. At Latitude Mental Health, we believe that high quality mental health care is more than treating illness - it is a journey to achieving wellness. We aim to guide our clients towards peak emotional and cognitive performance through programs that optimize mental health functioning by integrating medicine, therapy and coaching. Our approach is to help clients form more effective strategies for managing stress so they can feel better, take control of their circumstances and recognize that the power to improve is in their hands."
David Joseph Hermiz, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
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Office is near:
Santa Monica, California 90405
"I am a Medical Doctor (MD) who trained in Psychiatry at the UCLA Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital. I believe in a holistic and eclectic approach to treatment of mental health. I hope to reduce your symptoms of mental illness and improve the quality of your life, your relationships and your ability to function. "
(424) 532-7507
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Santa Monica, California 90405
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"I am a Medical Doctor (MD) who trained in Psychiatry at the UCLA Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital. I believe in a holistic and eclectic approach to treatment of mental health. I hope to reduce your symptoms of mental illness and improve the quality of your life, your relationships and your ability to function. "
Alicia Ruelaz Maher, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
"Through over 20 years of studying, practicing and teaching in academic medicine, living yoga in yearly ashram retreats, and observing medical care during travel to more than 30 countries, I have developed tools to guide clients in understanding and utilizing their brains more effectively. I will 'meet you where you are', and work with you to discover what optimum mental wellness means to you. I will then offer you a wide array of resources including medication, psychotherapy, alternative therapies, Eastern practices and others, allowing you to choose what resonates with you. ScienceForTheJourney.com"
(310) 570-2476
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"Through over 20 years of studying, practicing and teaching in academic medicine, living yoga in yearly ashram retreats, and observing medical care during travel to more than 30 countries, I have developed tools to guide clients in understanding and utilizing their brains more effectively. I will 'meet you where you are', and work with you to discover what optimum mental wellness means to you. I will then offer you a wide array of resources including medication, psychotherapy, alternative therapies, Eastern practices and others, allowing you to choose what resonates with you. ScienceForTheJourney.com"
Kenneth B Pierce, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, D.O.
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Monica, California 90405
"I prefer to be addressed as "Pierce." I have developed a passion and expertise in The Sinclair Method for treating Alcohol Use Disorder, and it my current clinical focus."
(415) 799-5667
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Santa Monica, California 90405
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"I prefer to be addressed as "Pierce." I have developed a passion and expertise in The Sinclair Method for treating Alcohol Use Disorder, and it my current clinical focus."
Psychiatrist, MD
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(805) 244-5974
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Brian S. Taylor, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
"As a Board-Certified Psychiatrist, I work with individuals age 18 and older who desire evaluation and treatment of their mental health issue(s) regardless of complexity. I offer a complete psychiatric evaluation, including a psychosocial assessment and make recommendations for you based on evidence-based practice guidelines. I have previously worked in the community mental health setting serving the seriously and persistently mentally ill populations of the Bay Area and Southern California. Psychopharmacologic and psychotherapeutic strategies are tailored to relieve the distressing symptoms impacting your life and well-being."
(805) 978-8146
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"As a Board-Certified Psychiatrist, I work with individuals age 18 and older who desire evaluation and treatment of their mental health issue(s) regardless of complexity. I offer a complete psychiatric evaluation, including a psychosocial assessment and make recommendations for you based on evidence-based practice guidelines. I have previously worked in the community mental health setting serving the seriously and persistently mentally ill populations of the Bay Area and Southern California. Psychopharmacologic and psychotherapeutic strategies are tailored to relieve the distressing symptoms impacting your life and well-being."
Kira Stein, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
"I have been a medical doctor for 18 years and feel very fulfilled by my work helping people reach and maintain mental health and balance. I chose psychiatry as my medical specialty because I thoroughly enjoy both the science of medicine and the application of psychotherapy - both effective tools that can be used independently or in combination to achieve emotional wellness. I am also interested in supplements (such as omega-3 fatty acids, certain herbs, vitamins and minerals), relaxation techniques and exercise approaches to mental wellness, and can provide neuro-stimulation techniques when necessary."
(424) 353-3975
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"I have been a medical doctor for 18 years and feel very fulfilled by my work helping people reach and maintain mental health and balance. I chose psychiatry as my medical specialty because I thoroughly enjoy both the science of medicine and the application of psychotherapy - both effective tools that can be used independently or in combination to achieve emotional wellness. I am also interested in supplements (such as omega-3 fatty acids, certain herbs, vitamins and minerals), relaxation techniques and exercise approaches to mental wellness, and can provide neuro-stimulation techniques when necessary."
Aruna Kodali, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
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"I am a board certified child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist providing individualized treatment in Los Angeles. I can provide diagnostic assessment and clarification, medication management, and psychotherapy for both children and adults."
(310) 737-8499
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"I am a board certified child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist providing individualized treatment in Los Angeles. I can provide diagnostic assessment and clarification, medication management, and psychotherapy for both children and adults."
Sandra Hah, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
"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."
(310) 620-1521
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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."
Marguerite Maguire, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
"I am a general, adult Psychiatrist practicing in Santa Monica. I earned my medical degree from the University of Rochester. I completed Psychiatry residency at the University of Southern California/LAC+USC. I treat a wide variety of psychiatric illnesses but have particular interests in depression, anxiety, maternal mental health, and ADHD. I treat patients in Spanish and English. "
(310) 935-0754
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"I am a general, adult Psychiatrist practicing in Santa Monica. I earned my medical degree from the University of Rochester. I completed Psychiatry residency at the University of Southern California/LAC+USC. I treat a wide variety of psychiatric illnesses but have particular interests in depression, anxiety, maternal mental health, and ADHD. I treat patients in Spanish and English. "
Anew Era Psychiatry and TMS, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist
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"Suffering from depression, anxiety, and other mental health conditions can be debilitating and hold you back from leading a happy and balanced life. We invite you to learn more about your treatment options to recover. Call for a Free Confidential assessment and schedule an appointment today."
(888) 679-3592
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"Suffering from depression, anxiety, and other mental health conditions can be debilitating and hold you back from leading a happy and balanced life. We invite you to learn more about your treatment options to recover. Call for a Free Confidential assessment and schedule an appointment today."
Kenneth Neil Sokolski, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, M.D., M.S.
Verified by Psychology Today
"As a graduate of U.C. Irvine School of Medicine and Residency in Psychiatry with 28 years of experience diagnosing and treating behavioral conditions, author of over 35 peer reviewed publications in mood and anxiety disorders, and a professor of psychiatry in charge of the psychopharmacology course for psychiatric residents at U.C.I., I am in a unique position to understand and provide the most appropriate therapy for my patients' emotional needs. I am at the forefront of psychiatric treatments and am sought out by therapists and physicians for treatment of the most difficult psychiatric cases as well as for my compassionate care."
(949) 899-6704
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"As a graduate of U.C. Irvine School of Medicine and Residency in Psychiatry with 28 years of experience diagnosing and treating behavioral conditions, author of over 35 peer reviewed publications in mood and anxiety disorders, and a professor of psychiatry in charge of the psychopharmacology course for psychiatric residents at U.C.I., I am in a unique position to understand and provide the most appropriate therapy for my patients' emotional needs. I am at the forefront of psychiatric treatments and am sought out by therapists and physicians for treatment of the most difficult psychiatric cases as well as for my compassionate care."
Sandra Hah, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
"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."
(424) 396-0851
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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."
S.E. Specter MD PhD, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, PhD
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"An Asst. Clinical Professor of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences in the UCLA School of Medicine and diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, Dr. Specter has comprehensive experience with a wide range of mental health/behavioral issues, including problems with mood (depression or bipolar disorder), anxiety, thought disorders (psychosis, obsessive-compulsive disorder), and relationship or work difficulties. He is a former professor of Nutrition and the most recent Medical Director for the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Adult Eating Disorders Program - work with eating behavior difficulties/body image concerns is a practice specialty. For more information, see www.psychiatry-nutrition.com."
(310) 707-1867
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"An Asst. Clinical Professor of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences in the UCLA School of Medicine and diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, Dr. Specter has comprehensive experience with a wide range of mental health/behavioral issues, including problems with mood (depression or bipolar disorder), anxiety, thought disorders (psychosis, obsessive-compulsive disorder), and relationship or work difficulties. He is a former professor of Nutrition and the most recent Medical Director for the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Adult Eating Disorders Program - work with eating behavior difficulties/body image concerns is a practice specialty. For more information, see www.psychiatry-nutrition.com."
Hadi Estakhri, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
"IN-NETWORK WITH MOST INSURANCE CARRIERS. Hadi Estakhri, MD — or Dr. E as his patients know him — is a double board-certified, Harvard-trained psychiatrist practicing at Allied Psychiatry and Mental Health in Newport Beach, California. He offers customized, patient-focused treatments to address the unique needs and circumstances of each patient. With more than two decades of professional experience, he has vast proficiency in the mental health field. His expertise is in treating a wide range of psychiatric and addictive disorders in both adult and adolescents. "
(949) 518-1487
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"IN-NETWORK WITH MOST INSURANCE CARRIERS. Hadi Estakhri, MD — or Dr. E as his patients know him — is a double board-certified, Harvard-trained psychiatrist practicing at Allied Psychiatry and Mental Health in Newport Beach, California. He offers customized, patient-focused treatments to address the unique needs and circumstances of each patient. With more than two decades of professional experience, he has vast proficiency in the mental health field. His expertise is in treating a wide range of psychiatric and addictive disorders in both adult and adolescents. "

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Generally for children ages 3 to 11, play therapy is a form of counseling that relies on play to help therapists communicate with children and understand their mental health. Because children develop cognitive skills before language skills, play is an effective way to understand a child. The therapist may observe a child playing with toys--such as playhouses and dolls--to understand the child's behavior and identify issues.

If you're looking for play therapy in 90405 or for an 90405 play therapist, these professionals provide play therapy, play therapy children, child play therapy, play therapy for children, sandplay therapy, family play therapy and group play therapy. They include play therapists, play psychologists, play psychotherapists and play counselors.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 90405 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

90405 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 90405 specialize in age groups (so check for 90405 child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in 90405). 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 90405, or mental health nurse practitioners, perform many of the same functions as a psychiatrist. This includes diagnosing mental illness and prescribing medication. 90405 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.