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How Vitamin D Helps With Bipolar Depression

Many people are vitamin D deficient due to poor diet or a lack of daily sun exposure. Recent research has found a correlation between low vitamin D levels and neuropsychiatric illness. Specifically, it has been noted that vitamin D deficiency has been found to be associated with bipolar depression. With this new information comes the […]

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Psychopharmacology

During psychopharmacology visits, I will monitor the efficacy of medications the individual is currently placed on, inquire about potential side effects, and at times use genetic testing in individuals who have experienced multiple medication failures. I offer thorough education on any medication prescribed.

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Psychotherapy

Brief solution focused therapies are “short problem solving” therapies which they are based on a simple model but require the definition of the problem and identification of ineffective solutions (the solutions that become the problem) in order to move towards a resolution.

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Consultations

A consultation is a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation that lasts anywhere from 45 to 60 minutes; during which I will try to understand the reasons that led you to seek an opinion or treatment. I will focus on your current symptoms and explore stressors and existing coping mechanisms to help develop a treatment plan that best […]

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Genetic Testing

We all respond to medications differently. This is why a particular medication may not work for you but does work for someone else. Your DNA can show how your body may respond to medications. This technology analyzes your DNA and helps your doctor understand how you metabolize certain medications and identify which medication you are more likely to respond to base on your genetic makeup. This information can help avoid medications that cause unwanted side effects and help treatment-resistant patients. Collecting a DNA sample is easy using a simple mouth swab.

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