Sarah Oreck
Psychiatrist, MD, MS Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Offers video visits
I specialize in treating women during pregnancy and the postpartum period as well as coping with fertility related issues.
I'm a Columbia University-trained psychiatrist focusing on women's mental wellness. In addition to my expertise in general and addiction psychiatry, I'm one of a few doctors with specialized training in women's mental health and reproductive psychiatry. I provide highly personalized and empathic treatment to women throughout the reproductive life cycle. I believe in treating both body and mind through mindful breathing and meditation in addition to talk therapy and the most up-to-date medication treatments. I treat patients with mood and anxiety symptoms, chronic pelvic pain, trauma, ADHD, addiction and eating disorders.
(424) 347-8259
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Los Angeles, CA 90049
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I specialize in treating women during pregnancy and the postpartum period as well as coping with fertility related issues.
I'm a Columbia University-trained psychiatrist focusing on women's mental wellness. In addition to my expertise in general and addiction psychiatry, I'm one of a few doctors with specialized training in women's mental health and reproductive psychiatry. I provide highly personalized and empathic treatment to women throughout the reproductive life cycle. I believe in treating both body and mind through mindful breathing and meditation in addition to talk therapy and the most up-to-date medication treatments. I treat patients with mood and anxiety symptoms, chronic pelvic pain, trauma, ADHD, addiction and eating disorders.
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Katherine Watkins
Psychiatrist, MD, MSHS Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Offers video visits
I have specialized experience in women’s mental health and can provide evaluation or treatment for psychological issues related to menstruation, pregnancy, infertility, menopause, as well as treatment of psychiatric disorders through pregnancy and postpartum periods.
I am a Los Angeles-based psychiatrist with a private practice in West LA. I currently see patients both in-person and through telehealth. I believe people can best realize their potential to grow in the context of supportive relationships and that a good relationship with a therapist can change your life. I believe mental illness is a disease of the brain, and that medication, when used judiciously, can be enormously helpful. While I individualize treatment depending on your needs/preferences, I also stay abreast of the research literature to give you state-of-the-art treatment scientifically supported by the most current evidence.
(424) 232-0453
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Los Angeles, CA 90064
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I have specialized experience in women’s mental health and can provide evaluation or treatment for psychological issues related to menstruation, pregnancy, infertility, menopause, as well as treatment of psychiatric disorders through pregnancy and postpartum periods.
I am a Los Angeles-based psychiatrist with a private practice in West LA. I currently see patients both in-person and through telehealth. I believe people can best realize their potential to grow in the context of supportive relationships and that a good relationship with a therapist can change your life. I believe mental illness is a disease of the brain, and that medication, when used judiciously, can be enormously helpful. While I individualize treatment depending on your needs/preferences, I also stay abreast of the research literature to give you state-of-the-art treatment scientifically supported by the most current evidence.
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Shelly Cohen
Psychiatrist, MD, JD Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90065
Offers video visits
I am a board certified adult psychiatrist specializing in women’s mental health/reproductive psychiatry, licensed in both NY and CA. I have advanced training in diagnosing and treating mental health disorders related to infertility, pregnancy, postpartum, menopause, and PMDD. I also treat the general adult population with mood, anxiety, OCD, ADHD, bipolar and psychotic disorders. With a holistic and patient centered approach, I combine an understanding of psychopharmacology and psychodynamic psychiatry to both alleviate symptoms and further, to help patients strive towards achieving meaning, balance and well-being in their lives.
(917) 970-1222
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Los Angeles, CA 90065
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I am a board certified adult psychiatrist specializing in women’s mental health/reproductive psychiatry, licensed in both NY and CA. I have advanced training in diagnosing and treating mental health disorders related to infertility, pregnancy, postpartum, menopause, and PMDD. I also treat the general adult population with mood, anxiety, OCD, ADHD, bipolar and psychotic disorders. With a holistic and patient centered approach, I combine an understanding of psychopharmacology and psychodynamic psychiatry to both alleviate symptoms and further, to help patients strive towards achieving meaning, balance and well-being in their lives.
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Catherine Sullivan
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Office is near:
Los Angeles, CA 90041
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I have additional training and expertise in Reproductive Psychiatry (preconception planning, infertility, pregnancy, and postpartum).
I am a Stanford University trained, board certified adult psychiatrist. I take a holistic, compassionate approach to treating individuals with a variety of conditions. Reasons for seeking treatment can be complex, and I recommend and prescribe medications using evidence-based practices only after a thorough assessment and when my client and I are in agreement with the plan. I am happy to collaborate with outside therapists and other medical professionals as needed to provide comprehensive treatment for clients.
(626) 322-2693
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Office is near:
Los Angeles, CA 90041
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I have additional training and expertise in Reproductive Psychiatry (preconception planning, infertility, pregnancy, and postpartum).
I am a Stanford University trained, board certified adult psychiatrist. I take a holistic, compassionate approach to treating individuals with a variety of conditions. Reasons for seeking treatment can be complex, and I recommend and prescribe medications using evidence-based practices only after a thorough assessment and when my client and I are in agreement with the plan. I am happy to collaborate with outside therapists and other medical professionals as needed to provide comprehensive treatment for clients.
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Dr. Jen Sweet
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Office is near:
Los Angeles, CA 90001
Offers video visits
I hope to create a nurturing space that supports you through unique issues that we face as women – whether it be depression, anxiety, work-life balance, parenting, or managing mood disorders in pregnancy and postpartum periods, I want to support you through each phase.
I offer mental healthcare for women and their loved ones, encompassing a more holistic, and I believe, warmer approach to emotional health treatment. I aim to provide specialized and comprehensive treatment for challenges specific to your different life stages. I offer inclusive and truly quality care with the ultimate goal of helping you overcome emotional hurdles that you face, in any phase of your life.
(925) 248-4512
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Office is near:
Los Angeles, CA 90001
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I hope to create a nurturing space that supports you through unique issues that we face as women – whether it be depression, anxiety, work-life balance, parenting, or managing mood disorders in pregnancy and postpartum periods, I want to support you through each phase.
I offer mental healthcare for women and their loved ones, encompassing a more holistic, and I believe, warmer approach to emotional health treatment. I aim to provide specialized and comprehensive treatment for challenges specific to your different life stages. I offer inclusive and truly quality care with the ultimate goal of helping you overcome emotional hurdles that you face, in any phase of your life.
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Asheena Lee
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Office is near:
Los Angeles, CA 90001
Offers video visits
If you are a woman struggling with moodiness, poor sleep, trouble in your relationships, anxiety, or depression this clinic is for you. Dr. Lee is an expert in the field of women’s mental health and a specialist in reproductive psychiatry. She understands the complexities that occur while trying to balance home life and work life. She also has additional training to help women through some of the hardest transition periods such as pregnancy and the postpartum period. Getting back to your old self is your goal and Dr. Lee is here to help.
(562) 548-8391
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Office is near:
Los Angeles, CA 90001
Offers video visits
If you are a woman struggling with moodiness, poor sleep, trouble in your relationships, anxiety, or depression this clinic is for you. Dr. Lee is an expert in the field of women’s mental health and a specialist in reproductive psychiatry. She understands the complexities that occur while trying to balance home life and work life. She also has additional training to help women through some of the hardest transition periods such as pregnancy and the postpartum period. Getting back to your old self is your goal and Dr. Lee is here to help.
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Mottsin Thomas
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Offers video visits
Exclusively focused on mental health issues, Bonmente treats a myriad of psychiatric conditions including anxiety, depression, ADHD, sleep disorders, postpartum depression, PTSD, bipolar disorder, panic attacks, and OCD.
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS - We know asking for help is not an easy thing to do. We also know that finding a provider you trust to help you navigate mental health care can be a challenge. That's why we're here and we're doing things differently. As a patient at Bonmente, you enjoy comprehensive treatments customized specifically for your unique circumstances, convenient telemedicine appointments that allow you to see your provider from the comfort of home, an online patient portal that lets you communicate directly with your provider, and a highly trained support team that makes becoming a patient as simple as it should be.
(424) 371-7597
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Los Angeles, CA 90025
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Exclusively focused on mental health issues, Bonmente treats a myriad of psychiatric conditions including anxiety, depression, ADHD, sleep disorders, postpartum depression, PTSD, bipolar disorder, panic attacks, and OCD.
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS - We know asking for help is not an easy thing to do. We also know that finding a provider you trust to help you navigate mental health care can be a challenge. That's why we're here and we're doing things differently. As a patient at Bonmente, you enjoy comprehensive treatments customized specifically for your unique circumstances, convenient telemedicine appointments that allow you to see your provider from the comfort of home, an online patient portal that lets you communicate directly with your provider, and a highly trained support team that makes becoming a patient as simple as it should be.
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Alisa J Land
Psychiatrist, MD, CSW Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Offers video visits
Whatever challenge you may be facing, I am prepared to support your emotional health and ability to live a full and meaningful life. As a board certified psychiatrist and clinical social worker trained at Harvard, Columbia, and UCLA, I bring a rich training to my practice to allow me to effectively support your needs and integrate psychotherapy and medication management. My areas of expertise include mood, anxiety, thought, and personality disorders and complex grief and trauma. I have specialty training in working with families & couples, and women during times of reproductive change (fertility, pregnancy, postpartum, menopause).
(424) 321-7599
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Los Angeles, CA 90025
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Whatever challenge you may be facing, I am prepared to support your emotional health and ability to live a full and meaningful life. As a board certified psychiatrist and clinical social worker trained at Harvard, Columbia, and UCLA, I bring a rich training to my practice to allow me to effectively support your needs and integrate psychotherapy and medication management. My areas of expertise include mood, anxiety, thought, and personality disorders and complex grief and trauma. I have specialty training in working with families & couples, and women during times of reproductive change (fertility, pregnancy, postpartum, menopause).
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Playa Vista Mental Health
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90230
Offers video visits
Dr. Merrill is a Harvard trained psychiatrist who completed her undergraduate studies in Neuroscience at UCLA and obtained her medical degree from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She finished post-graduate training at the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program and completed a fellowship in Women's Mental Health at Brigham and Women's Hospital and has a specific interest in working with women suffering from issues related to the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, postpartum, infertility and menopause. She is trained in advanced psychopharmacology, psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and managing patients with complex medical conditions.
(323) 992-0829
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Los Angeles, CA 90230
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Dr. Merrill is a Harvard trained psychiatrist who completed her undergraduate studies in Neuroscience at UCLA and obtained her medical degree from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She finished post-graduate training at the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program and completed a fellowship in Women's Mental Health at Brigham and Women's Hospital and has a specific interest in working with women suffering from issues related to the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, postpartum, infertility and menopause. She is trained in advanced psychopharmacology, psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and managing patients with complex medical conditions.
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Cheryl Hendricks
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Offers video visits
I am a board certified psychiatrist treating patients with a variety of mental health conditions including but not limited to depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, ADHD, obsessive compulsive disorder, and sleep issues. Additionally, I have a special interest in women's mental health and have previously worked with the UCLA Women's Life Clinic where I received specialized training in perinatal mental health. I completed my psychiatry training at the West LA VA and UCLA Semel Institute where I served as Chief Resident of the Adult Psychiatry Residency Program. I am a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
(323) 210-4065
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Los Angeles, CA 90026
Offers video visits
I am a board certified psychiatrist treating patients with a variety of mental health conditions including but not limited to depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, ADHD, obsessive compulsive disorder, and sleep issues. Additionally, I have a special interest in women's mental health and have previously worked with the UCLA Women's Life Clinic where I received specialized training in perinatal mental health. I completed my psychiatry training at the West LA VA and UCLA Semel Institute where I served as Chief Resident of the Adult Psychiatry Residency Program. I am a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Marguerite Maguire
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Offers video visits
I have a special interest in perinatal mental health and in Latinx populations; I treat patients in both Spanish and English.
I am a general adult psychiatrist, treating a wide variety of psychiatric illnesses with particular interests in depression, anxiety, maternal mental health, and ADHD. I earned my medical degree from the University of Rochester and completed my psychiatry residency at the University of Southern California/LAC+USC.
(310) 935-0754
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Los Angeles, CA 90012
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I have a special interest in perinatal mental health and in Latinx populations; I treat patients in both Spanish and English.
I am a general adult psychiatrist, treating a wide variety of psychiatric illnesses with particular interests in depression, anxiety, maternal mental health, and ADHD. I earned my medical degree from the University of Rochester and completed my psychiatry residency at the University of Southern California/LAC+USC.
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Kira Stein
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Office is near:
Los Angeles, CA 90035
Offers video visits
In addition to focusing on general psychiatry for both men and women, I am one of the few trained psychiatrists in the LA area sub-specializing in the treatment of psychiatric conditions during pregnancy, the postpartum, and the peri-menopausal years.
My goal as a psychiatrist is to partner with you to help you achieve balance and resilience. I have found that the science of medicine and the art of psychotherapy can be wonderfully effective tools to help people heal and move forward. I am also very comfortable working with supplements (such certain herbs, vitamins and minerals), mindfulness, relaxation techniques, and exercise, and also can provide neurostimulation consultation and techniques, when necessary.
(424) 353-3975
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Office is near:
Los Angeles, CA 90035
Offers video visits
In addition to focusing on general psychiatry for both men and women, I am one of the few trained psychiatrists in the LA area sub-specializing in the treatment of psychiatric conditions during pregnancy, the postpartum, and the peri-menopausal years.
My goal as a psychiatrist is to partner with you to help you achieve balance and resilience. I have found that the science of medicine and the art of psychotherapy can be wonderfully effective tools to help people heal and move forward. I am also very comfortable working with supplements (such certain herbs, vitamins and minerals), mindfulness, relaxation techniques, and exercise, and also can provide neurostimulation consultation and techniques, when necessary.
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Jeffrey S. Gandin, M.D.
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Office is near:
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Offers video visits
I treat various psychiatric disorders including the following: mood, anxiety and psychotic disorders; addiction - substance, sex/love, and others; geriatric psychiatric disorders, with the utilization of comprehensive memory evaluations; women's mental health (concerns about psychotropic medications during pregnancy & breast feeding); transgender Issues. I utilize psychopharmacology and/or individual psychotherapy to best address the problem at hand.
(310) 441-8058
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Office is near:
Los Angeles, CA 90024
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I treat various psychiatric disorders including the following: mood, anxiety and psychotic disorders; addiction - substance, sex/love, and others; geriatric psychiatric disorders, with the utilization of comprehensive memory evaluations; women's mental health (concerns about psychotropic medications during pregnancy & breast feeding); transgender Issues. I utilize psychopharmacology and/or individual psychotherapy to best address the problem at hand.
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Carative Psychiatry
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, FNP Verified
Office is near:
Los Angeles, CA 90011
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We treat a wide range of issues which include pediatric consultations, postpartum depression, depression, anxiety, mood disorders/bipolar, ADHD, and alcoholism.
Welcome to Carative Psychiatry! Our mission is to enhance wellness and motivate self-improvement by strengthening minds. We offer high quality health care for patients seeking a trustworthy long-term psychiatric provider who can provide medication management and supportive counseling. At Carative Psychiatry, we desire to provide health services to our clients that focus on improving their mental health but also to educate and prevent future issues. Carative Psychiatry is a Nurse practitioner owned psychiatric practice that uses evidenced based practice to improve the quality of life of their clients. We see our clients through zoom
(415) 326-1374
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Office is near:
Los Angeles, CA 90011
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We treat a wide range of issues which include pediatric consultations, postpartum depression, depression, anxiety, mood disorders/bipolar, ADHD, and alcoholism.
Welcome to Carative Psychiatry! Our mission is to enhance wellness and motivate self-improvement by strengthening minds. We offer high quality health care for patients seeking a trustworthy long-term psychiatric provider who can provide medication management and supportive counseling. At Carative Psychiatry, we desire to provide health services to our clients that focus on improving their mental health but also to educate and prevent future issues. Carative Psychiatry is a Nurse practitioner owned psychiatric practice that uses evidenced based practice to improve the quality of life of their clients. We see our clients through zoom
Marguerite Maguire
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Hosts group in:
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Offers video visits
I have a special interest in perinatal mental health and in Latinx populations; I treat patients in both Spanish and English.
I am a general adult psychiatrist, treating a wide variety of psychiatric illnesses with particular interests in depression, anxiety, maternal mental health, and ADHD. I earned my medical degree from the University of Rochester and completed my psychiatry residency at the University of Southern California/LAC+USC.
(424) 383-5047
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Hosts group in:
Los Angeles, CA 90026
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I have a special interest in perinatal mental health and in Latinx populations; I treat patients in both Spanish and English.
I am a general adult psychiatrist, treating a wide variety of psychiatric illnesses with particular interests in depression, anxiety, maternal mental health, and ADHD. I earned my medical degree from the University of Rochester and completed my psychiatry residency at the University of Southern California/LAC+USC.
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Brandon D. Schneider
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Offers video visits
Welcome to my practice! I take a multifaceted approach that integrates medications, psychotherapy and behavioral strategies into a comprehensive treatment plan specific to you. I strongly believe in shoring up wellness rather than treating illness, and you can expect to spend a significant amount of time working on sleep, fitness and nutrition, in addition to tackling deeper psychological issues. I have specialized training in treating addiction (including the use of Suboxone for opiate abuse) and women's mental health but am well-versed in treating any mental health condition.
(310) 997-4904
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Los Angeles, CA 90064
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Welcome to my practice! I take a multifaceted approach that integrates medications, psychotherapy and behavioral strategies into a comprehensive treatment plan specific to you. I strongly believe in shoring up wellness rather than treating illness, and you can expect to spend a significant amount of time working on sleep, fitness and nutrition, in addition to tackling deeper psychological issues. I have specialized training in treating addiction (including the use of Suboxone for opiate abuse) and women's mental health but am well-versed in treating any mental health condition.
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M. Christina Benson
Psychiatrist, MD, DLFAPA, APC Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Offers video visits
I am a seasoned practitioner who offers comprehensive psychiatric services for young, middle aged, and older adults. Trained in Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis, and Psychopharmacology, I use a range of approaches as they are needed in helping adults who are experiencing emotional or mental difficulties.
(424) 888-6459
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Los Angeles, CA 90048
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I am a seasoned practitioner who offers comprehensive psychiatric services for young, middle aged, and older adults. Trained in Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis, and Psychopharmacology, I use a range of approaches as they are needed in helping adults who are experiencing emotional or mental difficulties.
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Acacia Counseling and Wellness
Psychiatrist, DO, MD Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90024
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Acacia Counseling and Wellness is a leading provider of outpatient, university mental health support. We provide individual, couples, and group therapy, as well as psychiatry and medication management. We specialize in providing high-quality mental health services to university students, faculty, and staff, as well as the greater community. Our office is conveniently located near major universities, and our therapists are trained across a variety of issues and modalities. We are committed to providing a safe, supportive environment and a positive therapeutic experience. Our licensed psychiatrists and nurse practitioners are ready!
(424) 361-7728
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Los Angeles, CA 90024
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Acacia Counseling and Wellness is a leading provider of outpatient, university mental health support. We provide individual, couples, and group therapy, as well as psychiatry and medication management. We specialize in providing high-quality mental health services to university students, faculty, and staff, as well as the greater community. Our office is conveniently located near major universities, and our therapists are trained across a variety of issues and modalities. We are committed to providing a safe, supportive environment and a positive therapeutic experience. Our licensed psychiatrists and nurse practitioners are ready!
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Roberto Figueroa
Psychiatrist, MD, PhD Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Offers video visits
I specialize in treating anxiety and depression. I use an integrated approach that combines cognitive behavioral (CBT) and psychodynamic psychotherapy with medication treatment when indicated. I have 15 years of experience and advanced specialization in psychopharmacology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and in psychodynamic psychotherapy at Columbia University.
(310) 963-7146
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Los Angeles, CA 90025
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I specialize in treating anxiety and depression. I use an integrated approach that combines cognitive behavioral (CBT) and psychodynamic psychotherapy with medication treatment when indicated. I have 15 years of experience and advanced specialization in psychopharmacology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and in psychodynamic psychotherapy at Columbia University.
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Complete Health Clinic
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PhD, FNP-C, PMHNPBC Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90071
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Complete Health clinics mission is to provide excellent Medical and Psychiatric care to patients and family. Our goal is to provide quality care to ​multiple communities and States. We also offer telepsychiatry options to fit your needs. we are a multispecialty clinic that acts as a one stop point so that you can reserve time and energy for other important things that matters. We are also committed to continuously educating ourselves and incorporating the best of technology to provide excellent care to our patients.
(562) 503-4547
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Los Angeles, CA 90071
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Complete Health clinics mission is to provide excellent Medical and Psychiatric care to patients and family. Our goal is to provide quality care to ​multiple communities and States. We also offer telepsychiatry options to fit your needs. we are a multispecialty clinic that acts as a one stop point so that you can reserve time and energy for other important things that matters. We are also committed to continuously educating ourselves and incorporating the best of technology to provide excellent care to our patients.

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Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum Psychiatrists
Los Angeles Prenatal and Postpartum psychiatrists who have a special focus on pregnancy, prenatal and postpartum issues, help with depression, anxiety, and wellness. Prenatal challenges and concerns, including depression, are handled by prenatal psychiatrists in Los Angeles. Postpartum counseling in Los Angeles addresses issues ranging from postpartum depression to general concerns. Pregnancy counseling in Los Angeles will help new and expectant mothers through the challenging process of becoming a new parent.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles has many sub-specialties, including pediatric psychiatry. 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 , psychiatric genetics, neuroimaging, and clinical neurophysiology.

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