The Happiness Psychiatrist®: Sheenie Ambardar, MD

Psychiatrist, M.D.

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The Happiness Psychiatrist®: Sheenie Ambardar, MD, M.D., Psychiatrist in Santa Monica
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The Happiness Psychiatrist®: Sheenie Ambardar, MD

Psychiatrist, M.D.


Location

1247 7th Street
Suite 300
Santa Monica, California 90401
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The Happiness Psychiatrist®: Sheenie Ambardar, MD
2500 Broadway
Santa Monica, California 90404
(424) 581-0623

Welcome! Dr. Ambardar is a Top Doctor in Psychiatry as honored by Los Angeles Magazine. Dr. Ambardar graduated with Honors in Biological Sciences from Stanford University, received her M.D. from Baylor College of Medicine, completed a research fellowship at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, and did her Psychiatry residency training at St. Vincent’s Hospital Manhattan. She has been in practice in LA for over 10 years and was awarded the Compassionate Doctor Award 5 times in a row and was twice named a "Super Doctor Rising Star" in Los Angeles Magazine’s annual “Best of LA” edition.

Dr. Ambardar's award-winning treatment method blends Eastern and Western philosophies. She uses low dose medication in conjunction with an eclectic blend of psychotherapeutic modalities including psychodynamic therapy, mindfulness-based therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, journal therapy, walking therapy, group therapy, meditation, and Kundalini Yoga.

Dr. Ambardar’s boutique private practice specializes in providing compassionate, experienced, confidential, and highly-customized psychiatric & psychotherapy services for men and women in the Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, and surrounding LA areas. Dr. Ambardar also offers weekend and late evening appointments as well as telepsychiatry & teletherapy sessions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 11 Years
  • School: Stanford University
  • Year Graduated: 1999
  • License and State: A105369 California

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $250 - $550
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network PPO Provider
  • Out of Network
Please note that our practice does not accept insurance directly. Superbills can be submitted to insurance for partial reimbursement.
Email us or call (424) 581-0623 with questions.

Additional Credentials

  • Degree: Baylor College of Medicine / Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
  • 2003
  • Degree: St. Vincent's Hospital Manhattan/New York Medical / Adult Psychiatry Residency
  • 2008

The Happiness Psychiatrist®: Sheenie Ambardar, MD's Groups

Adult Women's Self-Compassion & Codependency Group

Welcome! Our Adult Women's group meets in Beverly Hills on Thursdays from 6:45-8:15 pm. The group consists of adult women and focuses on issues surrounding self-compassion, self-esteem, codependency, and practical coping skills. The group is small and each session includes a 10 min meditation and topic discussion with handouts. Participants are encouraged to share as much or as little as they are comfortable and we always strive to maintain a warm, nurturing, and non-judgmental atmosphere. Please e-mail Dr. Ambardar if you are interested in joining. Fee: $80/session

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Adult Men's Self-Compassion & Codependency Group

Welcome! Our Men's group meets in Beverly Hills on Mondays from 6:45-8:15 pm. The group consists of adult men and focuses on issues surrounding self-compassion, self-esteem, codependency, and practical coping skills. The group is small and each session includes a 10 min meditation and topic discussion with handouts. Participants are encouraged to share as much or as little as they are comfortable and we always strive to maintain a warm, nurturing, and non-judgmental atmosphere. Please e-mail Dr. Ambardar if you are interested in joining. Fee: $80/session

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Location

1247 7th Street
Suite 300
Santa Monica, California 90401
Call Dr. Sheenie Ambardar
(424) 581-0623

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The Happiness Psychiatrist®: Sheenie Ambardar, MD
2500 Broadway
Santa Monica, California 90404
(424) 581-0623
Specialties
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • ADHD
Issues
  • Assertiveness Training/Assertiveness Skills
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Codependency
  • Codependency/Self-Esteem
  • Coping Skills
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Medication Management
  • Men's Issues
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Racial Identity
  • Self Esteem
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

I also speak: Hindi and Kashmiri
Age
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Body Positivity
  • Gay Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Sex Worker Allied
  • Transgender Allied
  • Vegan Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dance/Movement Therapy
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family Systems
  • Feminist
  • Gestalt
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Meditation and Kundalini Yoga
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Multicultural
  • Person-Centered
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Supervision Services
  • Trauma Focused
  • Walking Therapy
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Group
Video/Skype
  • Online Counseling

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Last Modified: 23 Aug 2019
The Happiness Psychiatrist®: Sheenie Ambardar, MD, M.D., Psychiatrist in Santa Monica

The Happiness Psychiatrist®: Sheenie Ambardar, MD

Psychiatrist, M.D.