|Orange County Psychiatrist and Therapist|
1001 Dove Street, Suite 280
During her training, she held several leadership positions in organized psychiatry at the state and national level, and also received numerous awards and honors, including the American Psychiatric Association/Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's "Minority Fellowship Award", the Southern California Psychiatric Society's "Outstanding Resident Award", and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry "Outstanding Child And Adolescent Psychiatry Resident Award". She currently serves as a Councillor for the Executive Council in the Orange County Psychiatric Society and sits on the Orange County Mental Health Board as a Professional Member. She is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and Member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
She has a private practice that specializes in treating children, adolescents, adults, and families who are experiencing emotional, behavioral or relationship difficulties. She provides services in diagnostic evaluations, consultations, medication treatment (psychopharmacology), and therapy (dynamic psychotherapy, couples therapy, family therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, parent training, etc.). She aims to provide an integrative biopsychosocial approach and personalized care to each individual and family with her philosophy of trying to minimize medications when possible but also being comfortable to use medications effectively when necessary. Her interests include ADHD, Anxiety Disorders (OCD, GAD, Panic Disorder, etc.), Mood and Psychotic Disorders, as well as Advocacy and Cross-Cultural Psychiatry. She particularly enjoys dynamic psychotherapy with adolescents and adults.
The first initial session is up to 90 minutes and any subsequent follow-up evaluation sessions are 50 minutes and charged at the 50 minute rate.
Follow-up Sessions (Children/Adolescents/Adults)
Payment is due at the time of treatment (cash, check, or credit cards).
Dr. Carolyn Nguyen wants to provide high-quality services that are tailored to your individual circumstances and personal needs, rather than based on an insurance company's demands and restrictions upon the time and frequency she spends on your care. Elimination of paperwork and hours on the phone with insurance companies allows her to spend more quality time with you.