Psychiatrists

A Psychiatrist is a medical doctor who specializes in mental illness and is licensed to practice medicine.  A Psychiatrist has completed at least three years of postgraduate training (Residency and/or Fellowship Programs) in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of mental and emotional disturbances. The disturbances may be of physical or emotional origin or result from a situational crisis.  As a physician, Psychiatrists can prescribe medications.
  
Lukas Alexanian, MD
Marius Campeanu, MD
Inessa Essaian, MD
David Estrada, MD
Karina Shulman, MD
Robert Rosenberg, MD
Abigail Stanton, MD
Linda Woodall, MD
Kevork Iskenderian, MD
Irena Westmoreland, MD

 

Certified Nurse Practitioners

A Certified Nurse Practitioner is a registered nurse with advanced medical training and certification in a specialty by a national board.  A Nurse Practitioner can prescribe medication.

Levon Ter-Bagdasarian, NP

 

 

Neuropsychologist

A Neuropsychologist has a two year post doctorate in clinical Neuropsychology. Educated in brain anatomy, brain function, brain injury and disease, a Neuropsychologist has specialized training in administering and interpreting tests to determine cognitive deficits for the management, treatment and rehabilitation of brain injured and neurocognitively impaired patients.

Neuropsychologists do not prescribe medications.

 

Psychologists


A Psychologist has completed a doctoral program in psychology earning a doctor of philosophy (PhD) or doctor of psychology (PsyD) and is licensed by the state. Psychologists have specialized training in treating mental and behavioral disorders.  Psychologists do not prescribe medications.

Catherine Schifrin, PhD

Patricia McRae, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)


A Licensed Clinical Social Worker is a mental health professional with a graduate degree (Masters or Doctorate) in social work. They provide individual, marital, couple, family and group counseling and psychotherapy from a psycho-social orientation. These Psychotherapists are qualified to assess, diagnose and treat mental and emotional conditions and addictions, but do not prescribe medications.


Alda Fenster, LCSW
Cynthia Lucas, LCSW

Marriage and Family Therapists


Therapists have graduate training (a Master's or Doctoral degree) in marriage and family therapy. These mental health professionals are trained in psychotherapy and family systems, and licensed to diagnose and treat mental and emotional disorders within context of marriage, couples and family systems. MFTs do not prescribe medications.

Mary Claire Frantz, PsyD, MFT
George Khair, MFT
Gelene Weiner, MFT
Mariam Vanounts, MFT

Matthew Ghukassian, MFT
Katie Pine, MFT