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Behrouz Namdari, M.D.
Dr. Behrouz Namdari is a Board certified Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist. Dr. Namdari diagnoses and treats a variety of mental illnesses including but not limited to ADHD (child and adult), mood/anxiety disorders, and substance use disorders. His stellar training at Duke University, coupled with his clinical experience allow him to provide the outstanding evidence‑based care that benefits his patients.
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Matthew N. Koury, M.D., M.P.H.
Dr. Koury is the Founder and Director of the Mind Health Institute, Newport Beach. He is a Board certified Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist that seamlessly merges his impressive academic credentials with a warm and engaging demeanor. Dr. Koury is known for his thoughtful approach when it comes to using psychiatric medications and his decisions are always informed by current evidence-based standards. Dr. Koury is also committed to educating his clients and families about their treatment in order to assist them in making the best decision regarding their ongoing care.
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Andrea (Kamath) Appapillai, Psy.D.
Dr. (Kamath) Appapillai is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist that provides individual behavioral and cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy (CBT) to children, adolescents, and young adults presenting with both medical and general mental health issues including coping/adjustment, behavioral management, adherence with medical routines, and pain management. She has worked with several interdisciplinary teams in a variety of medical and clinical settings across the continuum of care. Dr. (Kamath) Appapillai offers an empathic and approaching demeanor which fosters a healing atmosphere for her clients.
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Brooke F. Yetter, Psy.D.
Dr. Yetter is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who provides psychological assessment for children, adolescents, and young adults struggling with a wide range of issues, including assessing for neurodevelopmental disorders (i.e. ADHD, Specific Learning Disorders, and high‑functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder); anxiety/mood disorders; and disruptive behavior disorders (i.e. Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder). Dr. Yetter also conducts psychotherapy with children, adolescents, young adults, and parents struggling with a wide range of issues, including anxiety, mood, behavioral concerns, ADHD, learning disabilities, high functioning autism spectrum disorders, relational issues, spiritual issues, and parenting struggles. Dr. Yetter provides an exceptional level of care through her empathic, genuine nature; her thorough assessment approach; and her commitment to keeping up on the most current and effective forms of psychotherapy.
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Rich Morhaime, Psy.D.
Dr. Morhaime is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for a wide range of clinical issues for children, adolescents, and adults. He also provides psychological testing and assessment for a variety of conditions. After living and practicing in Brazil for many years, Dr. Morhaime recently moved back to Southern California where he was born and raised. He offers a thorough and practical style to his clients and is committed to providing top quality and evidence-based care.
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Jennifer J. Philips, M.S., L.M.F.T.
Jennifer Philips is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who provides psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and adults. She enjoys working with young mothers, children who are experiencing behavioral problems, and teenagers struggling with transitional issues. Jennifer previously worked as a special education teacher in New York City and most recently in Newport‑Mesa USD. She provides a relaxed and caring demeanor to her clients which provides a safe place to discuss any issue.
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Neha Kumar, L.M.F.T.
Neha Kumar is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist who provides psychotherapy to adults, adolescents, and children. She has experience working in a community mental health clinic, drug and alcohol rehabilitation center and both public and private school settings. Neha draws on a variety of modalities including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Solution‑focused brief therapy and Narrative therapy. Neha is committed to helping clients of all ages with a collaborative, goal‑directed approach that enables them to redefine and take control of their lives through the active exploration and modification of negative thoughts and behaviors.
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