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About

Dr. James Lake, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Seaside, CA, with other offices in Pacific Grove, CA and Palo Alto, CA (and 1 other location). He has 24 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry. He speaks English.

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Education

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. James Lake has the following 14 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.

Psychiatry

A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

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Expertise

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Locations & Directions

VA MONTEREY CLINIC

3401 Engineer Ln
Seaside, CA 93955

667 Lighthouse Ave
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

1101 Welch Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94304

1015 Cass St
Monterey, CA 93940

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