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ATTENTION: All appointments are scheduled as TENTATIVE. Once you complete scheduling, you will get an email confirmation from ZocDoc for your appointment, however it IS STILL TENTATIVE on The Genen Group's Calendar. A Dedicated Care Coordinator will contact you in regards to confirming your appointment via phone and email. You can also visit happierliving.com to complete the required registration process or contact (310)892-4284 to see what else you need to do to confirm your tentative appointment.
Dr. Irving is a board-certified psychiatrist. consistent with the philosophy of The Genen Group, Dr. Irving believes that while not every patient may require or benefit from psychotropic medication, every patient benefits from therapy. this perspective influences her practice style.
Dr. Irving is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. After graduating cum laude from Smith College with a major in neuroscience, she was a researcher at the University of Minnesota before attending medical school on a U.S. Navy scholarship. She completed her Psychiatry Residency training at Naval Medical Center San Diego where she was awarded the prestigious Laughlin Fellowship by the American College of Psychiatrists. As an active duty Navy psychiatrist, Dr. Irving was the department head of Behavioral Health and director of the Substance Abuse Rehabilitation program at the US Naval Hospital in Naples, Italy. She finished her Navy career as the Senior Medical Officer at the Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton where she was also actively involved in teaching Residents. Dr. Irving and her husband enjoy their free time taking care of their small avocado and citrus farm in Oceanside.
Verified Patient Reviews
She spent time answering all my questions!
A very pleasnt experiece. Dr. Irving is very empathic, attentive and professional. Dr. Irving is extremely approachable and offers great insights. I woud highly recommed this doctor.
She was very attentive! So glad to find her so close!
Dr. Irving was attentive, caring and made good suggestions after our first visit. I feel she will be very helpful going forward.
It's to work with another veteran especially one who has a active duty experience with vets in additions to Clinical back round