Mental Health Services for Adults
Psychiatric Associates at UC San Diego Health System, established in 1983, is a private practice based mental health service for adults in the San Diego area. Psychiatric Associates is staffed by a multidisciplinary team of licensed psychiatrists, psychologists, and clinical social workers. Most of our clinicians are also faculty members in the UC San Diego Department of Psychiatry.
Psychiatric Associates offers:
- Comprehensive psychiatric and psychological evaluation
- Medication treatment
- Individual psychotherapy
- Specialized group therapies, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Anxiety Disorders, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Mentalization-Based Therapy.
- Couples and family therapy
- Psychiatric consultations on patients referred by outside clinicians
We also offer a Low-Fee Resident Psychotherapy Clinic. Psychotherapy is provided at a greatly reduced fee by UCSD psychiatry residents, under close supervision by UCSD faculty. Ask for “Resident Psychotherapy Clinic.”
Subspecialty programs include:
Anxiety Disorders Clinic, which provides diagnostic evaluations, medication treatment, and specialized cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for patients with various anxiety disorders, including panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, specific phobias, social anxiety disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Somatoform Disorders Clinic, which provides assessment and treatment for patients suffering from complex somatoform disorders, chronic pain, and medical-psychiatric conditions
Contact Psychiatric Associates
- Phone: 619-543-7946
- Fax: 619-543-7013
UC San Diego Health System - Hillcrest
Outpatient Psychiatric Services, First Floor
140 Arbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92103
Most behavioral health insurance plans are accepted, as well as private pay.