Background and Training:
Undergraduate Degree: BS in Neuropsychobiology 1991, The Ohio State University
Post-Graduate Degree: Ph.D. 1999, Northeastern Ohio Universities' College of Medicine; MD 1999, Northeastern Ohio Universities' College of Medicine.
Psychiatric Residency Training: 1999-2005, UCLA Residency and Child Fellowship
Psychoanalytic Training: 2004-2005, Los Angeles Psychoanalytic Society and Institute
Practice Style: Eclectic. I provide psychotherapy and medication management either separately or in combination.
Theoretical Orientation: Dynamic,Insight Oriented, CBT, Behavioral Management and Parenting Skills
Types of Patients: Individuals, Couples, Families, Children, Adolescents, Adults
Diagnostic Interests: complex and treatment resistant adult and child psychopathology; psychiatric treatment in context of medical illness.
Names of Residents/Fellows Supervised in the last Five Years: Sonia Krishna, Scott Sweet, Preetpal Sandhu, Analeese Keem, Dana Levy, Tony Knight, Eric Bender.
Hours of Availability: Mondays 6:30-8:00 pm; Thursdays 8:00-10:00 am.