Integrative Psychiatry is an approach towards psychiatric care that combines the best of allopathic psychiatry with Ayurvedic medicine and acupuncture.
It includes a multi-dimensional analysis and treatment plan, incorporating a fusion of treatment modalities uniquely designed for each individual and their state of imbalance. This may include medication, acupuncture, herbal formulations, aromatherapy, Western botanicals, diet, and psychotherapy.
The evaluations and treatments are all types of psychiatric conditions such as depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, and ADHD and is a certified buprenorphine provider.
Victoria L. Dunckley, M.D. is dually boarded in both pediatric and adult psychiatry. She combines conventional and alternative medicine to optimize mental health, and specializes in treating complex and treatment-refractory cases. In 2011, she was named one of America’s Top Psychiatrists and won a Patient’s Choice Award.
Shahla Modir, M.D. completed residency in Psychiatry at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and a 2 year sub-specialty fellowship in Addiction Psychiatry at UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Modir is double board certified. This is a rare qualification in the treatment of dual diagnosis. She is a Diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology for Psychiatry AND Addiction Psychiatry. Dr. Modir is a licensed buprenorphine provider and a dual diagnosis expert. Dr. Modir received an NIH grant to study the effects of acupuncture and motivational interviewing on methamphetamine withdrawal symptoms.
TEL: 310 896-6915
Joel Morris, M.D., is a board certified psychiatrist. He completed his residency at the University of Chicago, and furthered his psychiatric education with training in both geriatric and forensic psychiatry. He completed an acupuncture program in New Zealand, and certificate program in Nanjing, China. He has a vast array of experiences within the psychiatric arena, and works within both Western and Eastern modalities. In the context of a therapeutic relationship, he uses psychodynamic therapies, dream interpretation, acupuncture, aromatherapies.
TEL: 310 422-4564