Dr. Bruce Hubbard, Dr. Karishma Patel, and our Physician Assistant Rizwan Khan are specialists in psychopharmacology–the study of how medications affect the mind, mood and thought processes. Dr. Hubbard has over 40 years of experience determining the most effective medication treatment for each individual based on factors such as personal and family history, medication history, symptoms, personality traits, goals, stressors and current situational factors.
Dr. Ann Wycoff, our psychologist, has 25 years of experience treating patients with psychotherapy, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Her therapy availability fluctuates depending on demand. Because of the pandemic, she may have limited availability to accept new patients. If so, we will provide you with our list of local therapists who we have referred patients to for many years, and we may provide guidance as to which therapist would be right for you.
We provide TMS, (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) for the treatment of depression that is resistant to medication. This safe, highly researched, non-invasive treatment has minimal or no side effects. TMS has brought startling results to the majority of our patients who have undergone treatment. TMS is FDA approved for the treatment of depression. TMS can also treat symptoms that co-exist with depression such as anxiety, PTSD symptoms, and tinnitus.
Our medical specialty is psychopharmacology–the study of how medications affect the mind, emotions and thought processes. Our team has over 30 years of experience in determining the most effective medication treatment for each individual given their unique history, symptoms, personality traits, goals, stressors and current situational factors.
Our practice has 25 years of experience treating patients with psychotherapy. Due to the increased demand for psychotherapy because of Covid 19, we may not currently have availability for providing psychotherapy. If so, we will provide you with our list of trusted therapists in this area who we have worked with and referred our patients to for many years.
If you’re struggling with depression, have tried antidepressant medication, and are seeking a non-drug treatment with minimal or no side effects, TMS may be the solution for you. We have treated over 500 patients in our office, and 75% have experienced a significant, lasting result.
An Integrative Approach To Your Mental Wellness
For over 40 years, our practice has provided general psychiatric and psychological care to patients with a broad range of symptoms and diagnoses. Our providers have helped people overcome personal struggles and achieve their full potential.
We treat the following:
We are experts in determining what medications are safe for people in Recovery.
Treatment may include the use of medication, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), psychotherapy — or a combination of these — to assure the best outcome for our patients.
We take a multi-specialty, integrative approach to your mental health. When you reach out to us as a new patient, we will typically schedule a complimentary 30 minute appointment with our Clinical Director and Licensed Psychologist, Dr. Ann Wycoff, in addition to scheduling an appointment with one of our medical providers. Dr. Wycoff will listen to your history, symptoms and goals, and help you explore treatment options that best address your specific needs. She will also ensure that we are scheduling you with the provider who is best suited to you as an individual. Bruce Hubbard, M.D. and Karishma Patel are our Psychiatrists and Rizwan Khan, PAC is our Physician Assistant.
Dr. Bruce Hubbard Psychiatrist
Dr. Bruce Hubbard is an expert in psychopharmacology and has practiced in Mission Valley for over 40 years. He practices psychopharmacology and is an expert in TMS, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. He has been the recipient of many awards, and was named Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.