Dr. Narmin Aliji with 360 Psychiatry in Santa Monica, California, is a medical doctor who specializes in psychiatry of children, adolescents, and adults. If you’re looking for mental health support, she can offer medical treatment as well as talk therapy. Call the office today or book an appointment online.
Psychotherapy is a type of treatment that involves personal interaction with a therapist such as Dr. Aliji. Psychotherapy attempts to improve how a patient manages their life and reacts to stressors and stimuli, improving their well-being and mental health by resolving conflict and relieving negative reactions. Psychotherapy is part of most mental health care plans. It’s often effective in the treatment of:
Some types of psychotherapy that Dr. Aliji may use include:
The nature of your condition and its origins suggest whether medication can help your treatment. In some cases, mental health conditions result from an underlying medical disease or disorder, and medication may be part of that condition’s treatment.
Medication may be directly useful to manage some mental health problems. It’s common in the treatment of:
Medication therapy can be a short-term solution for those entering grief and trauma treatment, as well. Use of medication depends on the severity of your condition, your medical and mental health history, and the type of treatment that Dr. Aliji determines is warranted through your assessment and diagnosis. She assesses each patient individually as part of the comprehensive psychiatric evaluation and then creates a treatment strategy based on those findings.