Psychiatrist, M.D.
Verified by Psychology Today
" 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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Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
" 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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Shivani Chopra, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
"I am triple board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in adult psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, and forensic psychiatry. I provide treatment for a wide range of complex mental health issues in children, adolescents, and adults, using medications (psychopharmacology), psychotherapy, diet, exercise, and alternative modalities of treatment. My focus is the overall well being of my patients and their families, and I adhere to an exceptional standard of care. While I am sure to pay attention to the details provided by my patients, I do my best never to lose sight of the big picture."
(310) 484-5765
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"I am triple board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in adult psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, and forensic psychiatry. I provide treatment for a wide range of complex mental health issues in children, adolescents, and adults, using medications (psychopharmacology), psychotherapy, diet, exercise, and alternative modalities of treatment. My focus is the overall well being of my patients and their families, and I adhere to an exceptional standard of care. While I am sure to pay attention to the details provided by my patients, I do my best never to lose sight of the big picture."
Karla Benzl, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, M.D.
Verified by Psychology Today
" I enjoy working with a diverse population of adults, and have extensive experience treating mood and anxiety disorders. I have additional expertise in women's mental health. My goal first and foremost is to develop a strong connection with my patients. I seek to understand each individual's life story and current circumstances to best understand how I can help. I am thorough in my assessment and mindful of your preferences. "
(949) 312-4278
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" I enjoy working with a diverse population of adults, and have extensive experience treating mood and anxiety disorders. I have additional expertise in women's mental health. My goal first and foremost is to develop a strong connection with my patients. I seek to understand each individual's life story and current circumstances to best understand how I can help. I am thorough in my assessment and mindful of your preferences. "
Gisoo Zarrabi, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
"Dr. Zarrabi is a Board-Certified Adult Psychiatrist specializing in the pharmacological treatment of mood disorders and treatment resistant depression. She also has extensive experience in the evaluation and management of common psychiatric conditions including anxiety, insomnia, PTSD, post-partum and peri-partum depression, autism, OCD, and schizophrenia. At Harbor Psychiatry, Dr. Zarrabi works in close collaboration with psychiatrists, advanced practitioners and psychologists, while being actively involved in research, teaching and training. "
(949) 528-4678
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"Dr. Zarrabi is a Board-Certified Adult Psychiatrist specializing in the pharmacological treatment of mood disorders and treatment resistant depression. She also has extensive experience in the evaluation and management of common psychiatric conditions including anxiety, insomnia, PTSD, post-partum and peri-partum depression, autism, OCD, and schizophrenia. At Harbor Psychiatry, Dr. Zarrabi works in close collaboration with psychiatrists, advanced practitioners and psychologists, while being actively involved in research, teaching and training. "
TMS Health and Wellness, Shamasundara Padmini, MD, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Costa Mesa, California 92626
"We're accepting new MEDICARE patient eligible for Depression Therapy using TMS Depression Therapy, an FDA approved, non-drug therapy. At TMS Health and Wellness we specialize in the relief of symptoms caused by major depressive disorder, anxiety, grief, addiction and obsessive compulsive disorder through TMS Therapy. TMS is now covered by most Insurances and Medicare."
(855) 867-5551
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Costa Mesa, California 92626
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"We're accepting new MEDICARE patient eligible for Depression Therapy using TMS Depression Therapy, an FDA approved, non-drug therapy. At TMS Health and Wellness we specialize in the relief of symptoms caused by major depressive disorder, anxiety, grief, addiction and obsessive compulsive disorder through TMS Therapy. TMS is now covered by most Insurances and Medicare."
Insight Choices, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MS, RN, FNP-BC
Verified by Psychology Today
"An Illinois native, Sheena has always had a deep passion with the exquisite complexities of the human brain. She became interested in the medical aspects of psychiatry and thus completed her undergraduate studies as a nursing major and psychology minor at Elmhurst College in the city of Chicago. She later completed her graduate studies obtaining a Masters of Science degree with honors as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Loyola University in Chicago, IL."
(323) 688-4766
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"An Illinois native, Sheena has always had a deep passion with the exquisite complexities of the human brain. She became interested in the medical aspects of psychiatry and thus completed her undergraduate studies as a nursing major and psychology minor at Elmhurst College in the city of Chicago. She later completed her graduate studies obtaining a Masters of Science degree with honors as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Loyola University in Chicago, IL."
David M Davis, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
"I have been a psychiatrist in Orange County for 35 years and have a breadth of clinical experience treating inpatients, outpatients, adolescents, and adults. Being committed to high quality treatment, I evaluate patients' issues and their causes quickly, and am dedicated to working efficiently to resolve problems that negatively impact my patients' lives. The literature shows that who provides psychiatric treatment is significantly more important than the treatment approach itself. In this spirit, I am honored to have received the Orange Coast Magazine Top Doctor's Award for Psychiatry in 2005 & 2015."
(949) 393-5298
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"I have been a psychiatrist in Orange County for 35 years and have a breadth of clinical experience treating inpatients, outpatients, adolescents, and adults. Being committed to high quality treatment, I evaluate patients' issues and their causes quickly, and am dedicated to working efficiently to resolve problems that negatively impact my patients' lives. The literature shows that who provides psychiatric treatment is significantly more important than the treatment approach itself. In this spirit, I am honored to have received the Orange Coast Magazine Top Doctor's Award for Psychiatry in 2005 & 2015."
Balanced Behavioral Health, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MS, PA-C
Verified by Psychology Today
"Brynn Bailey MS, PA-C, has been practicing psychiatry over the last 10 years. She is passionate about helping her patients optimize their health, wellbeing, & happiness through a compassionate & comprehensive approach to treatment. Brynn is a careful listener & collaborates with her patients to formulate a treatment plan that addresses each person's unique needs & leverages their strengths & capabilities. She specializes in working with anxiety, depression, mood disorders, psychosis, eating disorders, PTSD, ADHD, & other conditions created by situational life stressors. She is distinguished by her kind, easy going, yet professional manner. Brynn's focus is medication management with a supportive & collaborative treatment model."
(949) 647-5310
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"Brynn Bailey MS, PA-C, has been practicing psychiatry over the last 10 years. She is passionate about helping her patients optimize their health, wellbeing, & happiness through a compassionate & comprehensive approach to treatment. Brynn is a careful listener & collaborates with her patients to formulate a treatment plan that addresses each person's unique needs & leverages their strengths & capabilities. She specializes in working with anxiety, depression, mood disorders, psychosis, eating disorders, PTSD, ADHD, & other conditions created by situational life stressors. She is distinguished by her kind, easy going, yet professional manner. Brynn's focus is medication management with a supportive & collaborative treatment model."
Dr. Chris Cleary, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNP
Verified by Psychology Today
Seal Beach, California 90740
"I am a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with a Doctorate in Nursing Practice and a focus on medication management. I specialize in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Major Depression, and Anxiety. As a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, my training and education brings together medicine and the holistic care of nursing. I work with adolescents and adults in this private practice in Seal Beach, CA. As a holistic provider the focus is on each of the dimensions of your health including physical, behavioral, emotional, spiritual and social."
(657) 213-3530
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Seal Beach, California 90740
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"I am a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with a Doctorate in Nursing Practice and a focus on medication management. I specialize in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Major Depression, and Anxiety. As a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, my training and education brings together medicine and the holistic care of nursing. I work with adolescents and adults in this private practice in Seal Beach, CA. As a holistic provider the focus is on each of the dimensions of your health including physical, behavioral, emotional, spiritual and social."
Cat Dang, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified by Psychology Today
"In my practice the most important person is you, my client. I will take the time to listen to you, to understand your unique situation, and to review available medical information. I will look beyond obvious symptoms and will try to uncover other medical and behavioral issues. Then, we will discuss a variety of recommendation that, in my experience, provide the greatest likelihood of improvement for your condition. It is your choice to decide which recommendation to move forward with. These may include medication options, therapy options, and other lifestyle changes."
(949) 505-9892
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"In my practice the most important person is you, my client. I will take the time to listen to you, to understand your unique situation, and to review available medical information. I will look beyond obvious symptoms and will try to uncover other medical and behavioral issues. Then, we will discuss a variety of recommendation that, in my experience, provide the greatest likelihood of improvement for your condition. It is your choice to decide which recommendation to move forward with. These may include medication options, therapy options, and other lifestyle changes."
Thuy Rotunda, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
"I am blessed to have learned from extraordinary teachers, but it has been the patients and their families that have taught and inspired me most. Despite suffering through times when the simplest things become the most difficult, people learn to move forward, which can be humbling and extraordinary to observe and achieve with them. Despite advanced treatments, what determines success is whether our partnership will enhance your or your loved one's life. The most important thing is what best suits you. If I am not the one for you, I will try to help you find someone who is."
(949) 342-4814
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"I am blessed to have learned from extraordinary teachers, but it has been the patients and their families that have taught and inspired me most. Despite suffering through times when the simplest things become the most difficult, people learn to move forward, which can be humbling and extraordinary to observe and achieve with them. Despite advanced treatments, what determines success is whether our partnership will enhance your or your loved one's life. The most important thing is what best suits you. If I am not the one for you, I will try to help you find someone who is."
Stephanie Kua, MD INC, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Irvine, California 92614
"Throughout my journey as a psychiatrist, I've had the privilege of working with adults, adolescents & children with acute & chronic illness having a variety of psychiatric & medical diagnoses. Psychiatry requires the ability to recognize the connection between physical and psychological causes of distress. I place high value on compassion and patience when interacting with all my patients, & I understand the difficulty they may face when expressing sensitive information. My sincere interest is in working with those suffering with mental, emotional, & physical health issues."
(949) 565-4428
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Irvine, California 92614
"Throughout my journey as a psychiatrist, I've had the privilege of working with adults, adolescents & children with acute & chronic illness having a variety of psychiatric & medical diagnoses. Psychiatry requires the ability to recognize the connection between physical and psychological causes of distress. I place high value on compassion and patience when interacting with all my patients, & I understand the difficulty they may face when expressing sensitive information. My sincere interest is in working with those suffering with mental, emotional, & physical health issues."
Jacqueline D Bredehoft, Psychiatric Nurse
Psychiatric Nurse, MSN, PMHNPBC
Verified by Psychology Today
"Are you or someone you know taking medication for a mental disorder? If you could explore other ways to help you feel better and get you well would you? Would you work with someone who listens intently to your story, gives you feedback, is an expert in her field, and committed to getting you well so you can live life fully? Then I can help you. I believe you are priceless and deserve to receive care that is individualized, holistic, compassionate and complete, and I do so by providing you personalized attention, support and guidance to achieve health and wellness."
(657) 237-2258
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"Are you or someone you know taking medication for a mental disorder? If you could explore other ways to help you feel better and get you well would you? Would you work with someone who listens intently to your story, gives you feedback, is an expert in her field, and committed to getting you well so you can live life fully? Then I can help you. I believe you are priceless and deserve to receive care that is individualized, holistic, compassionate and complete, and I do so by providing you personalized attention, support and guidance to achieve health and wellness."
Psychiatrist, MD, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
"I use a multidisciplinary and integrative approach to treating psychiatric disorders. I use my background in molecular biology to devise a plan for medications that corrects biologic imbalances. To identify the correct medications for a patient more quickly, I use specialized tests such as genetic testing and a type of EEG test called PEER by Mynd Analytics to cut down on trial and error. I also use alternative techniques to get better results and to treat patients who can't tolerate medications, or for whom medications have been ineffective."
(949) 328-6942
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"I use a multidisciplinary and integrative approach to treating psychiatric disorders. I use my background in molecular biology to devise a plan for medications that corrects biologic imbalances. To identify the correct medications for a patient more quickly, I use specialized tests such as genetic testing and a type of EEG test called PEER by Mynd Analytics to cut down on trial and error. I also use alternative techniques to get better results and to treat patients who can't tolerate medications, or for whom medications have been ineffective."
Sandra Hah, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Costa Mesa, California 92626
"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) 396-1367
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Costa Mesa, California 92626
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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."
WellPsyche Medical Group, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Costa Mesa, California 92626
"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."
(424) 358-4008
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Costa Mesa, California 92626
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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."
Adel Mostafavi, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Irvine, California 92612
"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."
(424) 339-0447
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Irvine, California 92612
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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."
Gordon G Globus, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
"I help patients with anxiety, depression, worry, irritability, mood swings, attention problems, insomnia and other psychiatric issues. I have wide experience, having run psychiatric outpatient, inpatient and consultation-liason services at UC Irvine, as well as twenty years private practice in Newport Beach. I am board certified in psychiatry. I share the office with Dr. Elena Bezzubova, who is a psychoanalyst and does intensive psychotherapy. My days are Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Since my practice is only half-time, I am able to devote time, attention and interest to each patient. I am happy to discuss your situation by phone prior to scheduling a consultation."
(949) 383-4425
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"I help patients with anxiety, depression, worry, irritability, mood swings, attention problems, insomnia and other psychiatric issues. I have wide experience, having run psychiatric outpatient, inpatient and consultation-liason services at UC Irvine, as well as twenty years private practice in Newport Beach. I am board certified in psychiatry. I share the office with Dr. Elena Bezzubova, who is a psychoanalyst and does intensive psychotherapy. My days are Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Since my practice is only half-time, I am able to devote time, attention and interest to each patient. I am happy to discuss your situation by phone prior to scheduling a consultation."
Cat Dang, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified by Psychology Today
"In my practice the most important person is you, my client. I will take the time to listen to you, to understand your unique situation, and to review available medical information. I will look beyond obvious symptoms and will try to uncover other medical and behavioral issues. Then, we will discuss a variety of recommendation that, in my experience, provide the greatest likelihood of improvement for your condition. It is your choice to decide which recommendation to move forward with. These may include medication options, therapy options, and other lifestyle changes."
(949) 478-0548
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"In my practice the most important person is you, my client. I will take the time to listen to you, to understand your unique situation, and to review available medical information. I will look beyond obvious symptoms and will try to uncover other medical and behavioral issues. Then, we will discuss a variety of recommendation that, in my experience, provide the greatest likelihood of improvement for your condition. It is your choice to decide which recommendation to move forward with. These may include medication options, therapy options, and other lifestyle changes."
Venice Sanchez, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
"My goal is to help you regain control of your life. It is important that I work closely with you in creating a cooperative and informed therapeutic environment. My areas of expertise include, but not limited to, TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, Mental Illness in Pregnancy and Postpartum, Substance Dependence/ Dual Diagnosis, Depressive Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorders, Eating disorders. My work with the Long Beach VA ,Maternal/ Fetal Specialist OBGYN at UCI, multiple Rehab and Women's Clinic has allowed me to gain focus on Post Traumatic Stress disorder and Substance Abuse/Rehab. "
(949) 281-6149
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"My goal is to help you regain control of your life. It is important that I work closely with you in creating a cooperative and informed therapeutic environment. My areas of expertise include, but not limited to, TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, Mental Illness in Pregnancy and Postpartum, Substance Dependence/ Dual Diagnosis, Depressive Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorders, Eating disorders. My work with the Long Beach VA ,Maternal/ Fetal Specialist OBGYN at UCI, multiple Rehab and Women's Clinic has allowed me to gain focus on Post Traumatic Stress disorder and Substance Abuse/Rehab. "

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If you're looking for psychological testing in Orange County, for an Orange County evaluation or for an Orange County assessment, these professionals provide testing and evaluation services. They include therapists in Orange County, psychologists and psychiatrists and can work with children or adults. They perform Orange County educational assessments, educational evaluations, neuropsychological testing, adhd testing in Orange County, testing for dyslexia and child custody evaluations.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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