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Dr. Chaitanya Pabbati, MD

Medical Director for Sokya Health

"I like to take a multimodal approach to mental health that includes psychotherapy, medication management, transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), and an emphasis on understanding life fulfillment. With training in psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, interpersonal, and hypnotherapies, my goal is to understand the developmental background and current psychosocial factors impacting his patients."

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I pride myself on collaborating with patients and their loved ones in order to best understand their goals for mental health and well-being. The primary outcome for patient treatment is achieving greater satisfaction with their lives, and providing them a platform upon which to grow.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Depression
  • Bi-Polar Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • PTSD

MENTAL HEALTH + WELLNESS RESOURCES
(MY FAVORITE RECOMMENDATIONS)

NAMI

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

"The Gift of Therapy" by Irvin Yalom

"An Unquiet Mind" by Kay Redfield Jamison "The Center Cannot Hold" by Elyn Saks

BIO

Dr. Chaitanya Pabbati is a licensed and board-certified adult psychiatrist. Born in India, he spent most of his life growing up in the Pacific Northwest, and enjoys outdoor activities with his family. He previously served as the medical director of the Veteran Affairs San Diego Mental Health Intensive Case Management (MHICM) program, and currently serves as the communications director for the San Diego Psychiatric Society. He is also the medical director for Achieve Medical Center’s San Diego clinic.

CLINICAL EXCELLENCE.

Dr. Chaitanya Pabbati is a licensed and board-certified adult psychiatrist. Born in India, he spent most of his life growing up in the Pacific Northwest, and enjoys outdoor activities with his family. He previously served as the medical director of the Veteran Affairs San Diego Mental Health Intensive Case Management (MHICM) program, and currently serves as the communications director for the San Diego Psychiatric Society. He is also the medical director for Achieve Medical Center’s San Diego clinic.

Education

  • Bachelors of Science, Biochemistry - University of Washington
  • Doctorate of Medicine - Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  • Psychiatry residency - University of California, San Diego
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Affiliations

  • Achieve Medical Center
  • Achieve Concierge