Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Newport Beach, California 92660
"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."
Video Game Addiction
(310) 484-5765
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Newport Beach, California 92660
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Video Game Addiction
"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."
OC Family Psych, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, DO, MS
Verified by Psychology Today
Newport Beach, California 92660
"I'm Dr. Pelc, a board-certified child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist who's founded OC Family Psych, serving the families of Newport Beach, Irvine, Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa and other OC cities. I also see patients via telepsychiatry, and you can get evaluated and treated online from the comfort of your own home, as long as you are physically located in California. I provide medication management, therapy or both. I only prescribe medications when there is an appropriate need. *Note: I'm out-of-network for all insurances, but I do provide a superbill for reimbursement*"
Video Game Addiction
(949) 312-5752
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Newport Beach, California 92660
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Video Game Addiction
"I'm Dr. Pelc, a board-certified child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist who's founded OC Family Psych, serving the families of Newport Beach, Irvine, Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa and other OC cities. I also see patients via telepsychiatry, and you can get evaluated and treated online from the comfort of your own home, as long as you are physically located in California. I provide medication management, therapy or both. I only prescribe medications when there is an appropriate need. *Note: I'm out-of-network for all insurances, but I do provide a superbill for reimbursement*"
South Coast Psychiatry, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, PMHNP, LMFT, MBA
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Newport Beach, California 92657
"South Coast Psychiatry is a Concierge Psychiatry Outpatient Group Practice with child, adolescent and adult psychiatrists, a psychiatric nurse practitioner, and clinical therapists -- who all offer personalized, comprehensive care to help support you and your family through every stage of life. We provide full-time administrative support, an upscale, beautiful office suite, and top-trained clinicians who can offer psychotherapy and medication management to patients with a wide variety of issues. Our clinicians are available to their patients 24/7, and our administrative team is available to our patients throughout the day. Patients thrive in our warm, caring, supportive environment."
Video Game Addiction
(714) 598-0828
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Newport Beach, California 92657
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Video Game Addiction
"South Coast Psychiatry is a Concierge Psychiatry Outpatient Group Practice with child, adolescent and adult psychiatrists, a psychiatric nurse practitioner, and clinical therapists -- who all offer personalized, comprehensive care to help support you and your family through every stage of life. We provide full-time administrative support, an upscale, beautiful office suite, and top-trained clinicians who can offer psychotherapy and medication management to patients with a wide variety of issues. Our clinicians are available to their patients 24/7, and our administrative team is available to our patients throughout the day. Patients thrive in our warm, caring, supportive environment."
Americas TMS Center, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, FAPA
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Newport Beach, California 92660
"Americas TMS Center in Irvine, California, helps children, adolescents and adults struggling with a variety of mental health conditions. We specialize in TMS therapy, medication management and psychotherapy. Dr. Suzuki and her team have extensive experience assisting clients with anxiety, depression, ADHD, OCD, developmental disorders, behavioral issues, school issues and much more. Drawing on in-depth knowledge and clinical expertise, Americas TMS Center treats clients' underlying conditions in order to help them live better, more fulfilling lives."
Video Game Addiction
(657) 220-9690
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Newport Beach, California 92660
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Video Game Addiction
"Americas TMS Center in Irvine, California, helps children, adolescents and adults struggling with a variety of mental health conditions. We specialize in TMS therapy, medication management and psychotherapy. Dr. Suzuki and her team have extensive experience assisting clients with anxiety, depression, ADHD, OCD, developmental disorders, behavioral issues, school issues and much more. Drawing on in-depth knowledge and clinical expertise, Americas TMS Center treats clients' underlying conditions in order to help them live better, more fulfilling lives."
Sina Safahieh, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Newport Beach, California 92660
"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"
Video Game Addiction
(949) 216-3135
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Newport Beach, California 92660
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Video Game Addiction
"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"
Don De Francisco, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Newport Beach, California 92660
"Kind and professional care with extensive experience of 45 years in psychiatry, psychopharmacology research (involved in over clinical 900 research trials), family therapy, and psychoanalytic treatment (have a Ph.D. in Psychoanalysis.) My approach is flexible, looking to find what can be understood psychologically, as well as what is best explained in terms of brain function or chemistry. I do not always use medication as true understanding is often enough. When I do use medication my approach is conservative. "I start low and go slow." Try visiting my Website for more details: http://www.dondefrancisco.com/"
Video Game Addiction
(949) 347-5168
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Newport Beach, California 92660
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Video Game Addiction
"Kind and professional care with extensive experience of 45 years in psychiatry, psychopharmacology research (involved in over clinical 900 research trials), family therapy, and psychoanalytic treatment (have a Ph.D. in Psychoanalysis.) My approach is flexible, looking to find what can be understood psychologically, as well as what is best explained in terms of brain function or chemistry. I do not always use medication as true understanding is often enough. When I do use medication my approach is conservative. "I start low and go slow." Try visiting my Website for more details: http://www.dondefrancisco.com/"
Sayeh Beheshti, M.D., Inc., Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Newport Beach, California 92660
""Please watch my full video about addiction on HealingPathRecovery.com. Life is a journey, and each one of us has our own path to tread. Though the path is not always clear, we can just be wherever we are on this path, with our past integrated into who we are, and our future waiting to embrace us! Allow me to help you shed some light on your path." -Dr. B"
Video Game Addiction
(949) 381-0826
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Newport Beach, California 92660
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Video Game Addiction
""Please watch my full video about addiction on HealingPathRecovery.com. Life is a journey, and each one of us has our own path to tread. Though the path is not always clear, we can just be wherever we are on this path, with our past integrated into who we are, and our future waiting to embrace us! Allow me to help you shed some light on your path." -Dr. B"
Lawrence V Tucker, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Newport Beach, California 92660
"I'm a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology; and a Diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine practicing in pharmacological management of psychiatric disorders (ADD, mood disorders, anxiety, and addictionology). I've researched traumatic brain injuries and Sports Psychiatry and I'm a distinguished member of the International Society of Sports Psychiatry. I attended the UCLA School of Medicine and stayed at UCLA for my internship and residency in Psychiatry and Neurology. "
Video Game Addiction
(949) 353-6741
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Newport Beach, California 92660
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Video Game Addiction
"I'm a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology; and a Diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine practicing in pharmacological management of psychiatric disorders (ADD, mood disorders, anxiety, and addictionology). I've researched traumatic brain injuries and Sports Psychiatry and I'm a distinguished member of the International Society of Sports Psychiatry. I attended the UCLA School of Medicine and stayed at UCLA for my internship and residency in Psychiatry and Neurology. "
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Stephanie Kua, MD INC, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Newport Beach, California 92660
"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
Verified
Office is near:
Newport Beach, California 92660
"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."
David M Davis, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Newport Beach, California 92660
"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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Newport Beach, California 92660
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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."
Alexis Meshi, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Newport Beach, California 92660
"Receive care from the comfort of your home! Do you struggle with depression, anxiety, or attention and focus difficulties? Are your symptoms causing problems in your life? Are your relationships being affected? Are you not able to work to your potential? Are you unsatisfied in life and want to make major positive changes? Or are you doing well but want to further optimize your life situation? If you or a loved one suffer from emotional or mental distress, you have come to the right place. Welcome to my practice. I look forward meeting you and your loved ones and making your world a happier and a better place."
(949) 518-3160
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Newport Beach, California 92660
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"Receive care from the comfort of your home! Do you struggle with depression, anxiety, or attention and focus difficulties? Are your symptoms causing problems in your life? Are your relationships being affected? Are you not able to work to your potential? Are you unsatisfied in life and want to make major positive changes? Or are you doing well but want to further optimize your life situation? If you or a loved one suffer from emotional or mental distress, you have come to the right place. Welcome to my practice. I look forward meeting you and your loved ones and making your world a happier and a better place."
Eben Howard, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PhD, PMHNP, FNP
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Newport Beach, California 92657
"I provide general psychiatry and specialize in traumatic events (PTSD), anxiety, substance abuse, and depression. My approach to medicine is thoughtful and cautious; I will only suggest the need for medication when necessary and appropriate. I also value psychotherapy, and view it as a deeply personal, individualized, and dynamic process. Therapy is a place to share, unburden, and grow. By sharing my understanding of your concerns with empathy and respect, I hope to help you find insight into and relief from your adversities, and enhance your personal life so you may achieve healthier relationships with yourself and others."
(949) 212-2699
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Office is near:
Newport Beach, California 92657
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"I provide general psychiatry and specialize in traumatic events (PTSD), anxiety, substance abuse, and depression. My approach to medicine is thoughtful and cautious; I will only suggest the need for medication when necessary and appropriate. I also value psychotherapy, and view it as a deeply personal, individualized, and dynamic process. Therapy is a place to share, unburden, and grow. By sharing my understanding of your concerns with empathy and respect, I hope to help you find insight into and relief from your adversities, and enhance your personal life so you may achieve healthier relationships with yourself and others."
Kayse Budd, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Newport Beach, California 92660
"Hello! I am an artsy & unique HOLISTIC psychiatrist who is also a yoga + meditation instructor, Ayurvedic educator, professional astrologer, herbalist, & healer. My background includes BS from Duke, MD from UMich & board-certification by ABPN. I am on the medical staff of the Chopra Center in Carlsbad. I have an ONLINE practice for clients elsewhere in CA, WA, HI, CO + beyond. Patients can schedule in-person "Integrative Psychiatry Evaluations", "Ayurvedic Health Consults", or "Intuitive Astrology Sessions" w me directly thru the Chopra Center. ONLINE sessions can be booked thru my website. Welcome to my CREATIVE healing dream...⭐ "
(808) 670-3390
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Newport Beach, California 92660
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"Hello! I am an artsy & unique HOLISTIC psychiatrist who is also a yoga + meditation instructor, Ayurvedic educator, professional astrologer, herbalist, & healer. My background includes BS from Duke, MD from UMich & board-certification by ABPN. I am on the medical staff of the Chopra Center in Carlsbad. I have an ONLINE practice for clients elsewhere in CA, WA, HI, CO + beyond. Patients can schedule in-person "Integrative Psychiatry Evaluations", "Ayurvedic Health Consults", or "Intuitive Astrology Sessions" w me directly thru the Chopra Center. ONLINE sessions can be booked thru my website. Welcome to my CREATIVE healing dream...⭐ "
Cat Dang, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified by Psychology Today
Newport Beach, California 92660
"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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Newport Beach, California 92660
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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."
Yujuan Choy, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Newport Beach, California 92660
"If you are feeling stressed, overwhelmed, have excessive worries about work, health, or relationships, experience panic attacks, anxiety, depression, insomnia, fear of social situations, Dr. Choy is the provider for you. Dr. Choy is a board certified psychiatrist with an expertise in the evaluation and treatment of anxiety and mood disorders. She is certified to conduct cognitive behavioral therapy by the Academic of Cognitive Therapy, and specializes in the integration of medication and cognitive behavioral therapy for social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and other psychiatric disorders. "
(949) 216-8962
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Newport Beach, California 92660
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"If you are feeling stressed, overwhelmed, have excessive worries about work, health, or relationships, experience panic attacks, anxiety, depression, insomnia, fear of social situations, Dr. Choy is the provider for you. Dr. Choy is a board certified psychiatrist with an expertise in the evaluation and treatment of anxiety and mood disorders. She is certified to conduct cognitive behavioral therapy by the Academic of Cognitive Therapy, and specializes in the integration of medication and cognitive behavioral therapy for social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and other psychiatric disorders. "
Gus Alva, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, DFAPA
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Newport Beach, California 92657
"I am very comfortable utilizing the latest compounds for Alzheimer's disease, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Major Depressive Disorder, Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia. We have been involved with the development of numerous medications for the aforementioned conditions, including extensive work in genetics, neuroimaging and cultural diversity associated with them."
(949) 647-5415
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Office is near:
Newport Beach, California 92657
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"I am very comfortable utilizing the latest compounds for Alzheimer's disease, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Major Depressive Disorder, Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia. We have been involved with the development of numerous medications for the aforementioned conditions, including extensive work in genetics, neuroimaging and cultural diversity associated with them."
Sonya Rasminsky, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Newport Beach, California 92660
"I am a board-certified psychiatrist with a specialty in women's mental health. I trained at University of Chicago and Harvard University, and have over fifteen years of experience providing psychotherapy and treatment with medications. I started my private practice in 2013, and was named an Orange County Physician of Excellence in 2017, 2018, and 2019. I am an attending psychiatrist in the UCLA Women's Life Center."
(949) 242-9744
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Newport Beach, California 92660
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"I am a board-certified psychiatrist with a specialty in women's mental health. I trained at University of Chicago and Harvard University, and have over fifteen years of experience providing psychotherapy and treatment with medications. I started my private practice in 2013, and was named an Orange County Physician of Excellence in 2017, 2018, and 2019. I am an attending psychiatrist in the UCLA Women's Life Center."
Coastal Behavioral Health, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist
Verified by Psychology Today
Newport Beach, California 92660
"Coastal Behavioral Health is an interdisciplinary team of specialists providing treatment for adolescents and adults. We treat a wide spectrum of mental health and behavioral conditions. At CBH, we collaborate with our patients to design customized treatment plans that meet their individual needs and help promote their social, emotional, and psychological well-being."
(714) 215-9697
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Newport Beach, California 92660
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"Coastal Behavioral Health is an interdisciplinary team of specialists providing treatment for adolescents and adults. We treat a wide spectrum of mental health and behavioral conditions. At CBH, we collaborate with our patients to design customized treatment plans that meet their individual needs and help promote their social, emotional, and psychological well-being."
Dr. Sanjay Agarwal M. D. Ocadhd.com, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Newport Beach, California 92663
"At OC ADHD, we focus on more than just helping to restore a person's functionality; our goal is to help people realize their true potential, from a personal, professional, social, and spirtual point-of-view. We strive to create a more accessible, understanding, and specialized care model for the professional with ADHD. We understand how ADHD can impair the lives of high functioning adults, how commuting to clinic visits and managing monthly paper prescriptions does not fit the demanding lifestyles of working professionals, and how adults with ADHD have unique treatment needs."
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Office is near:
Newport Beach, California 92663
"At OC ADHD, we focus on more than just helping to restore a person's functionality; our goal is to help people realize their true potential, from a personal, professional, social, and spirtual point-of-view. We strive to create a more accessible, understanding, and specialized care model for the professional with ADHD. We understand how ADHD can impair the lives of high functioning adults, how commuting to clinic visits and managing monthly paper prescriptions does not fit the demanding lifestyles of working professionals, and how adults with ADHD have unique treatment needs."
Shirley Furman, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MA, MSN, C.Ht, CBTi
Verified by Psychology Today
Newport Beach, California 92660
"Shirley Furman is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Sleep Specialist, Hypnotherapist, Therapist and Quit Smoking Specialist with over 20 years experience. She is still constantly learning and attending workshops and retreats to stay up-to-date on the latest science and research and has always had a deep passion for knowledge and developing her mind. Shirley specializes in helping people overcome anxiety, depression, stress, PTSD, OCD, sleep issues and even sports plateaus. She also helps her clients quit smoking cigarettes and wean off anxiety medication (benzodiazepines) and sleeping pills."
(949) 506-4781
Verified
Newport Beach, California 92660
"Shirley Furman is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Sleep Specialist, Hypnotherapist, Therapist and Quit Smoking Specialist with over 20 years experience. She is still constantly learning and attending workshops and retreats to stay up-to-date on the latest science and research and has always had a deep passion for knowledge and developing her mind. Shirley specializes in helping people overcome anxiety, depression, stress, PTSD, OCD, sleep issues and even sports plateaus. She also helps her clients quit smoking cigarettes and wean off anxiety medication (benzodiazepines) and sleeping pills."

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Video Game Addiction in Newport Beach

The current DSM doesn't recognize video game addiction as a diagnosable addiction. But the patterns of behavior can make parenting a kid or teen who's video gaming difficult.

Get help form a psychiatrist in Newport Beach with a teen or child who's patterns of behavior include:

1) Craving more game time, no matter how much they've already played.
2) Chronic dry eyes.
3) Friends stop calling and coming by to hang out.
4) No shower or change of clothes for days.
5) Gets upset if someone suggests they might have a problem with video games.
6) Rarely leaves the house because they feel like they're missing out on something that might be happening in the video games.
7) Spends entire allowance on video game hardware and software.
8) Lies to parents about how often they play games or video games.
9) Skips doing chores to keep video gaming.
10) When not at the computer, they're irritable and snappy.

For more on video game addiction, see Unplugged - a video game addiction blogout on something that might be happening in the video games.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Newport Beach 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 Newport Beach has many sub specialties including pediatric psychiatry (so check for Newport Beach child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Newport Beach). 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 (certain states license Psychopharmacologists), psychiatric genetics, neuroimaging, and clinical neurophysiology.

Psychiatric nurse practitioners in Newport Beach, or mental health nurse practitioners, generally have a MS degree in nursing (MSN) and a few years training to become certified. Psychiatric nurse practitioners are able to assess and diagnose some mental health conditions and prescribe medication. Newport Beach Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have some basic training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.