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Counselor / Therapist in Costa Mesa, CA

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South Coast Psychiatry

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Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
With UCLA and Harvard Trained Psychiatrists
Whether you are dealing with a psychiatric condition, and may need intensive therapy and/or medications, or whether you are an individual who wants to understand yourself better, identify and work through your issues, and reach the next level in your career, interpersonal life or self awareness -- South Coast Psychiatry can help.

At South Coast Psychiatry we deal with a wide variety of psychiatric issues, including:
Depression/Sadness
Anxiety/Worry
Stress Management
Relationship issues
Personal growth counseling/Life coaching/Executive Coaching
Addictions or Substance Abuse (including Smoking Cessation and Suboxone treatment)
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD)
Chronic Pain or Illness
Loss or Grief
Obsessions or Compulsions (OCD)
Trauma and PTSD
Psychosis or Thinking Disorders
Mood Disorders
Family issues and dynamics

South Coast Psychiatry was founded with the intention of bringing together the best and the brightest psychiatrists in Orange County to elevate the standard of psychiatric care in the community. By bringing together UCLA, UCI and Harvard trained psychiatrists, we are committed to being a Center for Excellence in Psychiatry, where the treatment of patients and patient care is the utmost priority, and the care provided rivals that of the top academic institutions. Thus, we retain only the most highly educated, personable, compassionate and dedicated psychiatrists that are committed to to helping patients move forward in their lives.

As medical doctors trained in psychiatry, our psychiatrists can work with you to identify the biological and psychosocial treatments that can help your particular situation. Our doctors are trained in the latest medication and psychotherapeutic techniques to help you achieve your goals.

Dr. Arey and Dr. Graff are unique among other psychiatrists in that both have organizational and business experience and expertise. Our psychiatrists can also understand and coach executives in organizational dynamics, management skills and leadership issues. Thus, at South Coast Psychiatry, we can help you transcend your therapy to identify dynamics and implement changes that can help you succeed both personally and professionally.

We look forward to hearing from you, and working together towards your goals!
Bio
Dr. Arey did her intership in psychiatry at Cedars Sinai Medical Center, her residency in General Adult Psychiatry at UCLA, and is a graduate of the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute Psychiatry Residency Training Program. She was also the recipient of the 2005 Outstanding Teaching Award at UCLA. As UCLA is one of the leading academic and training programs in psychiatry, Dr. Arey has expertise in both psychotherapy and medication management across a wide range of mental health issues.
Dr. Arey earned an MBA from the University of California Irvine Health Care Executive MBA Program, graduated in the top 5% of her class, and was inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma Honors Society. With her knowledge of organizational dynamics and strategic management, Dr. Arey has a unique ability to help individuals overlay personal and professional goals in therapy and executive coaching sessions.
Dr. Arey has published numerous articles, a book chapter, and given several presentations at the American Psychiatric Association annual meetings, as well as the UCLA Annual Review.

Dr. Graff earned her undergraduate degree summa cum laude in Classics at Princeton University. After receiving a Mellon Fellowship in the Humanities, she did graduate study in Classics at Harvard and completed her MA in Greek at Stanford. Her study of the language, literature and archaeology of antiquity reflects Dr. Graff’s lifelong interest in understanding other cultures and human experience.
Her desire to help individuals in a tangible way led Dr. Graff to medical school at UCSF. There she was a nominee of the prestigious Gold-Headed Cane Society, and was selected as the American Medical Association Foundation Rock Sleyster Scholar. Following her Internship in Psychiatry at UCSF, Dr. Graff pursued residency training at the Cambridge Health Alliance, a training site of Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Davis attended the University of California at Berkeley, graduating in three years with a degree in molecular and cellular biology with a special emphasis in neuroscience. She then spent two years in a neurosurgery research laboratory at the University of California at San Francisco studying single neuron physiology in primates.Dr. Davis stayed at UCLA for her psychiatric residency. She is experienced in a variety of psychotherapeutic modalities including cognitive behavior therapy, prolonged exposure therapy for trauma and psychodynamic psychotherapy.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Life Transitions
 Addiction / Drug Rehab  Loneliness
 Anger Management  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Anxiety and Panic  Marriage Counseling
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Bicultural Difficulties  Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Body Image Issues  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Caregiver Issues  Psychoanalysis
 Chronic Illness  Relationship Issues
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Self Esteem Issues
 Couples Therapy  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Depression  Sexual Dysfunction
 Divorce  Stress Management
 Eating Disorders  Trauma and PTSD
 Grief and Loss  Women's Issues
 Life and Wellness Coaching  Work and Career Issues
Certifications
 Board-Certified Psychiatrist  Medical Doctor (M.D.)
Payments Accepted
Cash, check, credit card
License:CA licensed physicians
Location
950 South Coast Drive
Suite 235
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