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Psychiatry Consultation
8235 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 302, Los Angeles, CA, 90046

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Dr. Naig is an adult psychiatrist. Consistent with the philosophy of Happier Living Dr. Naig believes that while not every client may require or benefit from psychotropic medication, every client benefits from therapy. This perspective influences his practice style. Dr. Naig completed his undergraduate training at University of Mumbai- India where he double majored in Microbiology and Biochemistry. He completed his PhD training in Microbial Physiology and several years of postdoctoral training in the areas of Molecular Microbiology and Oncology. He has several peer publications to his credit in prestigious journals such as Molecular Cell and Oncogene. Dr. Naig completed the MD program from Tufts, University in Boston. His intern year of residency was at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland. The subsequent years of his adult psychiatry residency was performed at the prestigious Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. In addition to clinical work, he has co authored a chapter on Persistent Depressive disorder (Dysthymia) in the Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide for Unbound medicine, an award winning medical, nursing and pharmacy online application. Dr. Naig believes firmly in the bio-psycho-social model of treatment incorporating the collaborative, collegial, multi-disciplinary care that is included in the vision of the Genen group. Dr. Naig’s emphasizes a four-perspective approach to client care- the life story as in where the client is in his/her life, the personality as in who she/he is as a person, the behavior as in how the client deals with her/his issues and finally the disease as in what the person has. He believes in the combined power of medications and targeted talk therapy to bring about lasting change.

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He disregarded my concerns and said I should be on medicine. Didn’t show much care west so ever. I would recommend someone else

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