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Sarit Hovav, MD Psychiatry

Dr. Sarit Hovav, MD

Psychiatry
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(844) 355-3828 Accepting New Patients Visit Website

About Dr. Sarit Hovav MD

Dr. Sarit Hovav, MD is a doctor primarily located in San Juan Capistrano, CA. She has 15 years of experience. Her

Location

Lifetime Insight LLC (Open for Telemedicine) 32158 Camino Capistrano Ste 115 San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS

Specialties

Dr. Sarit Hovav has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

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.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Sarit Hovav has the following 9 expertise

  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Mental Illness
  • Insomnia
  • Mood Disorders
  • Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Clinical Depression
  • Personality Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder

Education

15 Years Experience

Ross University School of Medicine

Graduated in 2006

Brain Stimulation and Neuroimaging in Mental Illness, UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience

Graduated in 2012

University of Nebraska-Creighton University

Graduated in 2016

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More about Dr. Sarit Hovav

***Currently conducting appointments only via Telemedicine***

Lifetime Insight was founded on the principle of respect and caring. Medication management coupled with a psychotherapeutic approach can help every person achieve optimal mental health. Psychiatry isn't just about medications, it is learning about yourself and gaining "Lifetime Insight".

Why choose Lifetime Insight?

EXPERTISE

The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology granted her Diplomate status. You're getting the most educated and expert care in mental health.

THOUGHTFULNESS

We always work on minimizing drug-drug interactions. We are generally inclined to prescribe non-habit forming psychotropics. We will start with a lower dose and increase to a higher dose if there is a need up until a therapeutic effect is obtained. We consider the individual circumstance of each patient.  Some may not require medications, some are more prone to side effects, and some have a high tolerance.

COLLABORATION

Psychotherapy is almost always part of the follow-up that we provide. Some patients require more intense therapy, while some find that just visiting with a psychiatrist at a reasonable interval is sufficient. For a few patients who are highly motivated and willing to participate in regular therapy, Dr. Hovav may be able to provide weekly psychotherapy for those that do not currently have a psychologist or therapist.