Pacific Neuropsychiatric Specialists is a leading mental health medical group founded on the principle of treating patients with the care, compassion, and understanding of family members. They offer exceptional treatments for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors, from three conveniently located offices in Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach, Orange and Dana Point, California.
Dr. Alejandro Alva is the Chief Medical Officer and CEO of Pacific Neuropsychiatric Specialists. He founded PNS to provide the highest quality treatment in the field of psychiatry. PNS serves as a model of exemplary mental health care for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors.
Dr. Alva's pioneering vision of PNS integrates the latest advances in psychoanalysis, psychology, scientific research, social and behavioral therapies, neurochemistry, psychopharmacology as well as non-pharmacological modalities (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) with the purpose of treating mental illness including chemical/alcohol dependence.
PNS is proud to have participated in the development of a great majority of treatments available to patients today. The practice’s health care professionals include top-trained psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, and physician’s assistants with expertise in treating adults, children, adolescents, and seniors. The clinical team takes a collaborative and multidisciplinary approach to care.
PNS provides excellent administrative support. They are dedicated to providing the highest quality care and continue to be at the forefront of the most current research and treatment programs available for you and your loved ones. PNS is committed to making treatment accessible and is in-network with most insurance carriers.
PNS staff enhances the well-being of persons with mental, neuropsychiatric disorders, and chemical dependence through optimal clinical care via residential care, partial hospitalization programs, intensive outpatient programs and outpatient services. If a more intense approach is needed, they have an ample net of inpatient referrals. PNS treats people who suffer from a wide array of cognitive, behavioral, emotional, and chemical dependence/alcohol disorders. PNS strives to deliver the highest standard of mental health care available to patients anywhere.