James Gharbaoui, MD Psychiatry

Dr. James Gharbaoui, MD

Psychiatry, Medication Management, Telepsychiatry
McKinney, TX 75071 (2 other locations)
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About James Gharbaoui MD

Dr. Gharbaoui is a board-eligible adult psychiatrist who has been in practice for 6 years. At the heart of their clinical approach is a strong emphasis on establishing trust and building a therapeutic relationship to help patients achieve their goals.

They received their medical degree and went on to complete their psychiatry residency training at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston McGovern University (UTHealth). They then completed a fellowship in Behavioral Neurology and Neurodegeneration at the University of California, Davis. After completing training, Dr. Gharbaoui worked as an adult and geriatric psychiatrist as part of an Assertive Community Treatment team in the Bay Area. They have experience working with patients of widely varying backgrounds and have a special interest in helping members of the LGBTQIA+ community.

Dr. Gharbaoui has been involved in multiple research publications including journal articles, textbook chapters, and professional poster presentations. They are also passionate about education and have experience teaching in a variety of contexts.

Dr. Gharbaouis practice focuses on medication management, which they typically offer in conjunction with supportive and emotionally focused therapy. In order to provide the best outcome, they may occasionally recommend additional therapy and ask that you bring a therapist into your care team. What sets Dr. Gharbaoui apart from traditional psychiatrists is their passion for positive psychology (a focus on improving well-being) and holistic approaches to psychiatry (including lifestyle and other changes into the treatment model).


Dr. James Gharbaoui has 3 locations

Talkiatry McKinney, TX 75071
Talkiatry San Francisco, CA 94111
Talkiatry New York, NY 10001


Dr. James Gharbaoui has the following specialty

Specialty Expertise

Dr. James Gharbaoui has the following 15 areas of expertise

  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Depression
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Mood Disorders
  • Tics
  • LGBT Issues
  • Phobias
  • Tourette Syndrome
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Psychiatric therapeutic procedures
  • Medication management
  • Pre-Surgery Checkup/Pre-Surgical Clearance


McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Medical School

University of California Davis School of Medicine


McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston


Dr. James Gharbaoui Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Cigna
    • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Carelink from Coventry Network
  • others
    • AARP
    • Aetna
    • BCBS Texas
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York
    • Blue Shield of Northeastern New York
    • Cofinity
    • Compsych
    • Empire BCBS
    • First Health
    • Harvard Pilgrim
    • HealthPartners
    • Highmark BCBS PPO
    • Humana
    • MVP Health Plan HMO
    • Memorial Hermann Health Plan
    • Meritain
    • Nippon Life Insurance Co of America
    • Oscar
    • PPO
    • Railroad Medicare
    • Trustmark
    • UHC
    • UMR
  • Priority Health
    • Priority Health