CREDENTIALS/DISCIPLINE: Psychiatrist, MD
Board Certified: Yes- American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Number of patients with eating disorders you treat annually: 15+
EDUCATION, TRAINING, and EXPERTISE: I completed medical school at UCLA and psychiatric residency at UCSF. I have worked at Summit IOP program, New Dawn Residential, and with Woodleaf.
I provide psychotherapy and psychopharmacologic med management. For eating disorders, I work closely with a team of therapists, nutritionists and primary care doctors.
I believe that recovery from an eating disorder is absolutely possible. I define recovery as living a satisfying life with fulfilling relationships without thoughts and behaviors negatively impacting daily functioning.
POPULATIONS SERVED: Adolescents, Adults, Athletes, Children, Couples, Ethnic Minorities, Families, Females, GLBT, Males, Seniors
CONDITIONS TREATED: Abuse, Addictions, Affective Disorders, Anorexia Nervosa, Binge Eating, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Bulimia Nervosa, Co-Morbidity, Compulsive Exercise, Dissociative Disorders, NOS (Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Overeater, Overweight
TREATMENT APPROACHES: Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Individual Therapy, Medical Evaluations, Psychopharmacology, Support Groups. Willing and experienced in working as part of a team.
TREATMENT SETTINGS: Outpatient, College/University Counseling Program