Adult Psychiatry

Pacific Neuropsychiatric Specialists -  - Mental Health Clinic

Pacific Neuropsychiatric Specialists

Mental Health Office located in Costa Mesa, Orange, Dana Point & Huntington Beach, CA

Adult mental health problems range from sudden spurts of uncontrollable anger and debilitating anxiety to the challenges of depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. The team at Pacific Neuropsychiatric Specialists has extensive experience in adult psychiatry, offering comprehensive medical and therapeutic care for the full scope of mental health disorders. When you need help, call one of the offices in Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa, Dana Point, or Orange, California.

Adult Psychiatry Q & A

What qualities should I look for in adult psychiatric services?

Many providers offer adult psychiatric services, so it’s important to know the qualities that set Pacific Neuropsychiatric Specialists apart from the pack. This practice was founded by Dr. Alejandro Alva, whose vision set the standards that are proudly followed by every member of the team today:

You’re a member of their extended family

The team at Pacific Neuropsychiatric Specialists believes in treating each patient with compassion and understanding. By closely listening to your concerns, they set the groundwork for individualized care based on your current and future needs.

You’ll receive integrated mental health care

Dr. Alva’s pioneering vision integrates all aspects of mental health care. As a result, your treatment may include one or more modalities such as psychotherapy, social and behavioral therapies, neurochemistry analysis, and medication management.

You have access to the latest treatments

The team has extensive experience conducting studies into psychiatric conditions, and they continue to participate in clinical studies at ATP Clinical Research, Inc., the premier research entity in Orange County. Their research ensures that you receive the latest and most effective treatments.

What mental health conditions are treated in adult psychiatry?

The collaborative team at Pacific Neuropsychiatric Specialists includes top-trained psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, and physician assistants with expertise in the vast array of adult psychiatric conditions.
These are a few examples of the mental health disorders treated at Pacific Neuropsychiatric Specialists:

  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • ADD/ADHD
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Obsessive compulsive disorders (OCD)
  • Neurocognitive disorders

Neurocognitive disorders include memory problems and treatment for the different types of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease.

Can I receive treatment for substance use disorders?

Your initial medical detox is done in the safety of a treatment program. However, the team at Pacific Neuropsychiatric Specialists is affiliated with several recovery programs in the area, so they provide your treatment in the facility. When your detox is finished, your ongoing therapy continues at one of their offices.

Where are my adult psychiatric services provided?

The team provides medication management, outpatient therapy, and specialized services, such as transcranial magnetic stimulation, in the office.

If you need a more intensive level of care, such as partial hospitalization, the team provides comprehensive treatment at your inpatient program. They also participate with College Hospital in several locations so they can ensure you and your loved ones receive care and support for an acute psychiatric event.

No matter what challenges you face, the team at Pacific Neuropsychiatric Specialists is available to help. Call the office to schedule an appointment today.