Melita Daley, M.D.
Melita Daley, M.D. is a full-time faculty member and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the UCLA Semel Institute and graduated from the UCLA child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship program in 2002. Dr. Daley has extensive experience in the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents from high risk backgrounds, and worked for several years in an underserved area in California with children who had been placed in group homes, the foster care system, as well as Juvenile Hall. Dr. Daley also serves as the Medical Director of the UCLA Center for the Assessment and Prevention of Prodromal States for the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents at high risk for psychosis. In addition, she teaches in the UCLA Tuesday Child Evaluation Clinic which sees children and adolescents from ages 3-18 years old for a wide range of both developmental disabilities as well as other psychiatric disorders including ADHD, Mood disorders, Psychotic Disorders, and Anxiety Disorders. Dr. Daley has recently been the recipient of a National Institute of Health Career Development award, two Narsad awards, as well as an Epilepsy Foundation of America award. She is a member of the UCLA Ethics Committee and she is board certified in both Child and Adolescent as well as Adult Psychiatry in both Canada and the United States.