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Psychiatrists in San Diego County

Divya Krishnamoorthy, Psychiatrist  in San Diego
“Are you or a family member struggling with anxiety, depression, mood fluctuations, problems with relationships, losses, problems concentrating at work or in school, or anything else? I can help you and your family with comprehensive evaluations and individualized solutions that make long lasting changes in your life.I am a dual board certified child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist trained to diagnose mental health conditions and provide specific treatment that is tailored to your needs.
(206) 557-3685
San Diego, California 92130
Kai Macdonald, Psychiatrist  in San Diego
“First and foremost, I believe that a healthy, caring relationship with a doctor that knows you--as a person--is the most important aspect of care. To achieve these aims, I have chosen for years to operate a small, concierge practice. This means that I work for you--not for an insurance company--and put service--not volume--first. I personally designed my practice so that you get a high level of individual attention, and I continually strive so that my practice is flexible, individualized, and accessible. I guarantee responsive, personal service to all my patients.
(619) 456-0999
San Diego, California 92103
Paula E Carmona, Psychiatric Nurse  in San Diego
“Are you feeling stressed and depressed, or perhaps anxious and worried? Do past traumatic events impact your ability to function in your daily life? Are you suffering from medical problems? Are you a new mother and struggling? I would like to help you. As a Board Certified Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse, I am uniquely educated to help both your mind and body feel better. I have more than 25 years of experience of helping people come to terms with the issues that are disturbing them and move on to create a more gratifying life.
(858) 914-2681
San Diego, California 92117
M Zenilde A M De Lima, Psychiatrist  in San Diego
“I am an Adult, Child, and Adolescent Psychiatrist with a background in Pediatrics. My 15-year experience as a pediatrician has helped me integrate Biology, Psychological Development, and Social Environment in my work.
(619) 382-2364
San Diego, California 92108
Nubia J Swain, Psychiatrist  in San Diego
“I will listen to your concerns and needs about your problems or condition. We will work together to achieve your goals and improve your quality of life and to better yourself. I strive to adquire knowledge in innovative treatments and integrate these different modalitis by working wiht other professionals in the area to provide an individualized and comprehensive treatment. I will take in consideration your spiritual, emotional, medical make up and your phylosophy of life to create a treatment plan geared to help your unique needs and to help you get better.
(619) 382-3175
San Diego, California 92108
“Do you worry all the time, to the point that you can no longer focus, relax or sleep well? Do you feel sad or numb most of the time and have no motivation to do even the things that you would typically enjoy? Do you struggle at school, at work, or in your relationship? Do you feel down and wonder what keeps you down? Do you feel lost, stuck, or empty without knowing why? If this describes you or a loved one, call me today because we can work together and get you better.
(858) 386-7195
La Jolla, California 92037
Kim A Gutner, Psychiatrist  in Del Mar
“Treating Health from the Head Down... Assesses Current Medical Status: Obtains Detailed/Relevant Medical History Personal Referrals to Medical Specialist(s) if Necessary Including; Family/Pediatric/Internal Medicine Neurology Gynecology Endocrinology Orthopedics Pain/Rehab Medicine Dermatology Coordinates Directly with Referred Doctor(s) to Ensure Optimum and Efficient Medical Follow up Provides Powerful Therapeutic Processes for Trauma, Losses, and Other Stressors: EMDR: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Relational Therapy; including using Imago-based Techniques Meditation and Guided Imagery Relaxation Techniques
(858) 224-3729
Del Mar, California 92014
Elizabeth R. Hudler M.D. -- Adult Psychiatry, Psychiatrist  in San Diego
“My office is private, confidential, and flexible. My emphasis is on personalized treatment in a relaxed atmosphere. Because I do not contract with insurance companies I can spend time with my patients. I know how difficult it can be to make the first call, or come in for a first appointment. So I take the utmost care to treat you with the respect and care that you deserve.
(619) 378-0467
San Diego, California 92121
Li Liang, Psychiatrist  in San Diego
“I am a licensed physician and a board certified psychiatrist in San Diego specializing in adult psychiatry. I have a wide range of clinical interests and experiences. I recognize that everyone's situation is unique and make every effort to understand all aspects of one's life in order to bring the optimum health and best outcome for my patients. I firmly believe that a healthy mind leads to a healthy life.
(858) 397-5171
San Diego, California 92126
Abby M. Irwin, MD, Psychiatrist  in La Jolla
“Dr. Irwin is a uniquely compassionate and skilled board-certified psychiatrist, particularly interested in the mind-body connection and utilizing a creative and cooperative pathway to wellness. Each patient is viewed with an open mind as the priority is to enable a non-judgmental setting for open communication. While providing an expert opinion, Dr. Irwin very much is interested in working together with you. So, in a caring fashion, a careful assessment of your symptoms is conducted, including a full medical history, to then devise a treatment plan.
(858) 914-2350
La Jolla, California 92037
Timothy H Rayner, Psychiatrist  in San Diego
“People deserve to find more joy, meaning and effectiveness in life, and reduce unnecessary suffering. This can be accomplished by identifying and moving past the obstacles within ourselves. These barriers were often built early in life in an attempt to solve the problems faced during that time. They can be explored and mapped out by looking at patterns in relationships, and often through watching how the mind works during the therapeutic process itself. Through an integrated emotional and intellectual awareness, obsolete strategies can be replaced with more effective ones, and distorted reactions can give way to more realistic ones.
(619) 735-7441
San Diego, California 92101
Mark Melden, Psychiatrist  in Coronado
“Our numerous specialties include the following: MOOD, ANXIETY, Bipolar, Panic disorder, GERIATRIC DISORDERS, CHILD AND ADOLESCENT DISORDERS, ADD/ADHD, PSYCHOTIC DISORDERS, Schizophrenia and Schizophrenic, POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER and TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY, AUTISM and ASPERGER disorders, FORENSIC EVALUATIONS, Testamentary Changes, Disability Evaluations, Capacity Evaluations for Lanterman-Petris Short (LPS) and Probate Conservatorship, NEURO-PSYCHIATRIC TESTING, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders, Memory Loss and Cognitive Dysfunctions, SUBSTANCE AND ALCOHOL Treatment for Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Suboxone Prescribers for Opiate Dependence, WEIGHT LOSS PROGRAM
(619) 435-5400
Coronado, California 92118
Jason H Bennett, Psychiatrist  in La Jolla
“My practice as a psychiatrist and psychotherapist is influenced by an appreciation of the unique biological, psychological and social aspects that contribute to emotional well being and/or suffering of an individual person. Biological treatments like medications can be part of a solution but must be used rationally and carefully and are rarely "cures." Insight into the psychology of the individual, especially the hidden parts of thoughts, feelings and behaviors can be invaluable even if hard won in psychotherapy. Attending to one's social environment in concert with the above areas is the final part of effective treatment.
(619) 324-3627
La Jolla, California 92037
“As a psychodynamic psychiatrist, I am committed to help my patients find relief from suffering and work toward goals that are unique to each individual. I find that the psychodynamic perspective informs both short-term and long-term treatment collaborations, and encourages respect for the individual as he or she is, while identifying ways to increase satisfaction in love and work. My technique emphasizes the talk part of therapy, and integrates the use of medication where this seems essential to healing.
(858) 240-4467
La Jolla, California 92037
Preeti Mathur, Psychiatrist  in Del Mar
“Preeti Mathur, M.D. is a Board Certified Adult Psychiatrist. She completed her residency and was Chief Resident at Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College, NY. She has worked at San Diego County Psychiatric Hospital for 3 years and is currently also working at Palomar Pomerado Hospital.
(858) 259-0599
Del Mar, California 92014
Donovan Wong, Psychiatrist  in Chula Vista
“Dr. Donovan Wong is a board certified psychiatrist working with adults to help them overcome various life stresses and problems in relationships. Dr. Wong specializes in therapy and works with you in a direct and active way to help you relieve your suffering. People that do best with this therapy are highly motivated to get to the root of their problems and to change their lives for the better.
(424) 732-8278
Chula Vista, California 91910
Davis A Suskind, Psychiatrist  in San Diego
“I specialize in the evaluation and treatment of emotional and self-esteem difficulties, via understanding the inter-relationship between the mind and the brain at various levels. Most of my patients come for consultation because of problems with self-esteem, anxiety, depression, problems in succeeding (or enjoying success), or difficulties making certain life transitions. Many have been experiencing marital/couple distress. For more details please consult my website: drsuskind.com
(858) 519-5478
San Diego, California 92122
Howard B Moss, Psychiatrist  in La Jolla
“I specialize in the office-based treatment of alcoholism, and drug abuse problems. I can provide outpatient alcohol and benzodiazepine detoxification, medication-assisted therapy with Suboxone, Naltrexone, Vivitrol, and other therapeutics. I also engage my patients in cognitive behavioral therapies that have been demonstrated by research to work for addictive disorders. Many individuals with addiction problems, also have underlying difficulties with anxiety, depression, adult ADHD, and other psychological issues driving them to medicate themselves and sometimes relapse in treatment. As an addiction psychiatrist, I help identify these issues, and can treat them while we are working on the addiction.
(858) 223-1271
La Jolla, California 92037
Rustin R Berlow, Psychiatrist  in Solana Beach
“My purpose is to help people. The most important part is that I care. I have had great teachers who trained me to focus first on Diagnosis. Not just a label, but a deeper understanding of the person and the problem. That understanding will direct the development of a plan of action leading to rapid return to the highest level possible. My introduction process includes both current symptoms and personality measurement.
(619) 320-4644
Solana Beach, California 92075
Luisa B Fijman, Psychiatrist  in San Diego
“I treat adults ,children and adolescents, and I have worked in multiple settings such as,Community Mental Health clinics,schools,emergency psychiatric units and University Hospitals My background in Pathology and my increasing interest in Nutrigenomics and hormonal management adds an all encompassing,holistic approach to my patient's treatment.
(619) 333-2806
San Diego, California 92108

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

San Diego 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 San Diego County specialize in age groups (so check for San Diego County child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in San Diego 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 nurses in San Diego County, or mental health nurses, specialize in nursing care for people with mental illness or mental distress. San Diego County Psychiatric nurses receive training in psychological therapies (such as CBT), building therapeutic alliance with clients and dealing with challenging behavior. Importantly, they are trained to administer psychiatric medication (or 'psychiatric meds') and, in very limited ways, to prescribe meds.

Nurses monitor for side effects and responses to medical treatments and offer information on meds so that clients can make informed choices about their use.
How to find the right Psychiatrist?

If you're finding it difficult the find the right psychiatrist in San Diego County, don't worry--you're not alone. Psychiatrists are highly specialized professionals. They tend to be busy--appointments can be short (e.g. 15 mins.)--and so as a potential client you can sometimes feel lost or confused. Don't let this deter you.

Begin first by checking the psychiatrists listed here nearest to you. If they are limited in number, expand out your search geographically (Broaden your Search) and see who's available further afield. Use the links in the left nav bar to find the relevant insurance, if you intend to use your health insurance to pay for the provider.

If you're still finding it difficult to find a psychiatrist in San Diego County, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in San Diego County as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( San Diego County). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.

If you're looking for a specialist Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse in San Diego County, such as a child psychiatrist or adolescent psychiatrist, expand your search to generate a large pool of professionals and then select a specialty from the left nav bar.