The private practice of Dr. Matthew Goldenberg is based Santa Monica, California. He provides top psychiatry and addiction treatment to patients from all over California, including Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Culver City, Malibu, Pacific Palisades, Marina Del Rey, Mar Vista, Hollywood and other areas. Dr. Goldenberg is also licensed to see patients from Alaska by secure telehealth. He is consistently voted as one of the best psychiatrists in Los Angeles.
Dr. Goldenberg’s private practice is not in-network with any insurance plans. This allows Dr. Goldenberg to provide his patients with the most patient centered, individualized and high quality care mental health and addiction treatment possible. This is often a breath of fresh air for those who have had less optimal experiences with psychiatry in the past and helps to put you at ease if you are seeking care for the first time.
Dr. Goldenberg is an expert diagnostician of mental health conditions and substance use disorder. Whether you are looking for a first or a second opinion, the first step is understanding your diagnosis or diagnoses. Dr. Goldenberg has extensive experience with conditions such as Depression, Anxiety, OCD, PTSD, Insomnia, Bipolar Disorder, ADHD and Addiction.
The initial appointment is a comprehensive psychiatric and substance use disorder evaluation. Dr. Goldenberg seeks to understand your history of symptoms, history of past treatment, family, social and medical history and your current functioning and goals. Through a thorough biological, psychological, social and sometimes spiritual lens, he seeks to help you better under the underlying conditions, environmental and behavioral factors that are contributing to mental health and/or addiction signs and symptoms.
With a proper diagnosis or diagnoses, a treatment plan is discussed and proposed. Dr. Goldenberg’s patients often find a combination of medication, therapy and/or behavioral interventions are optimized and customized to help them achieve their goals and improve their mental health and wellness. Dr. Goldenberg is able to provide referrals to top experts including therapists who can provide evidence-based psychotherapy including CBT, ERP, DBT, EMDR, Mindfulness, Trauma therapy, and other modalities. Dr. Goldenberg is also well versed in AA, Refuge For Recovery, Dharma Recovery and SMART recovery and can provide recommendations and insight and facilitated recovery.
Follow up appointments are scheduled around a patient’s specific treatment goals and the frequency is based on progress toward goals. These appointments are never rushed and provide Dr. Goldenberg’s patients an opportunity to have all of their questions and concerns addressed while receiving high quality and evidence-based care.
Dr. Goldenberg also provides mental health and substance use disorder evaluations for safety sensitive workers such as physician, pharmacists, dentists etc. Evaluations can assist for those seeking treatment options, as well as those who need a DUI evaluation or Fitness For Duty Evaluation or have had other impairment related concerns. He serves as an expert for administrative and/or other types of legal proceedings
If you are interested in potentially becoming a patient or having Dr. Goldenberg perform an evaluation, please schedule a free 10-minute phone call using the book online link above or call the office at 424-276-0777.
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