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Suzanne Palekar
Psychiatrist, DO
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Suzanne Palekar

Psychiatrist, DO

Verified by Psychology Today Verified by Psychology Today
2 Endorsed
West Chester, PA 19380
Let's Connect (484) 868-9396
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Dr. Palekar became a psychiatrist because she loves hearing people's stories, motivations, and fears. She loves problem-solving to craft the most individualized and evidence-based treatment plan. She loves developing relationships with patients over time and truly getting to know them. Reaching out for help during a time of vulnerability is one of the hardest things you can do. Dr. Palekar is honored to be considered as someone who can help during these dark times. She has a history of working with all types of psychiatric illness, from minor anxiety to the most treatment resistant cases.
Dr. Palekar is active in medical education, and has taught students and residents at multiple institutions including Thomas Jefferson School of Medicine and NYU School of Medicine. She is currently on faculty at Thomas Jefferson Medical College. She is an expert in women's psychiatry and is trained in neuromodulation techniques such as ECT and TMS.
You should know that Dr. Palekar is here to listen. She wants to collaborate on your treatment plan. Dr. Palekar knows mental illness, but you know you.She is happy to talk on the phone prior to setting up an appointment so that you can make sure you feel totally comfortable proceeding.
Call or Suzanne Palekar now for a free 15 minute consultation - (484) 868-9396

My Practice at a Glance

Available online only

West Chester, PA 19380

(484) 868-9396
$200 Per Session  
Individual one-on-one therapy 
Let's Connect (484) 868-9396
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My Practice at a Glance

Available online only

West Chester, PA 19380

(484) 868-9396
$200 Per Session  
Individual one-on-one therapy 

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $200
  • Pay by American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Insurance

  • Out of Network
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Dr. Palekar does not accept insurance at this time. Your credit card information will be kept on file and charged following appointment.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (484) 868-9396
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Suzanne Palekar
Psychiatrist, DO
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Dr. Palekar does not accept insurance at this time. Your credit card information will be kept on file and charged following appointment.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (484) 868-9396
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Suzanne Palekar
Psychiatrist, DO

Qualifications

  • Verified by Psychology Today License: Pennsylvania / OS021032 Suzanne Palekar
  • Board Certification by American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
  • NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine, DO, Graduated 2014
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Suzanne is licensed in New York and Pennsylvania, but currently only provides services in Pennsylvania
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (484) 868-9396
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Suzanne Palekar
Psychiatrist, DO
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Suzanne is licensed in New York and Pennsylvania, but currently only provides services in Pennsylvania
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (484) 868-9396
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Suzanne Palekar
Psychiatrist, DO

Specialties and Expertise

Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bisexual
  • Body Positivity
  • Cancer
  • Depression
  • Lesbian
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Medication Management
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Psychosis
  • Stress
Do these issues align with your needs? or (484) 868-9396
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Suzanne Palekar
Psychiatrist, DO
Do these issues align with your needs? or (484) 868-9396
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Suzanne Palekar
Psychiatrist, DO

2 Endorsements

Aubrey Ludwig
Aubrey Ludwig
Clinical Social Work/TherapistLCSW
Dr. Palekar has the rare combination of excellent clinical skills and deep empathy- both of which make working with her a very positive experience. I often seek to collaberate with her and trust that my clients are always in good hands.
Meghan N. Starner
Meghan N. Starner
PsychiatristMD
Dr. Palekar is top notch. She is very smart, compassionate, and dedicated. I trust her judgement and expertise fully. Patients who work with Dr. Palekar see positive results, whether they are new to treatment or have had more complicated histories.

Client Focus

Age

Adults

Participants

Individuals

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Blind Allied
Deaf Allied
Gay Allied
HIV / AIDS Allied
Intersex Allied
Lesbian Allied
Little Person Allied
Non-Binary Allied
Queer Allied
Racial Justice Allied
Sex Worker Allied
Single Mother
Transgender Allied

Age

Adults

Participants

Individuals

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Blind Allied
Deaf Allied
Gay Allied
HIV / AIDS Allied
Intersex Allied
Lesbian Allied
Little Person Allied
Non-Binary Allied
Queer Allied
Racial Justice Allied
Sex Worker Allied
Single Mother
Transgender Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Existential
  • Feminist
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Psychodynamic
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (484) 868-9396
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Suzanne Palekar
Psychiatrist, DO
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (484) 868-9396
Photo of Suzanne Palekar, DO, Psychiatrist
Suzanne Palekar
Psychiatrist, DO

Location

Primary Location

West Chester, PA 19380

(484) 868-9396
Call for a free consultation now - (484) 868-9396
Photo of Suzanne Palekar, DO, Psychiatrist
Suzanne Palekar
Psychiatrist, DO
Call for a free consultation now - (484) 868-9396
Photo of Suzanne Palekar, DO, Psychiatrist
Suzanne Palekar
Psychiatrist, DO