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Specialties

Dr. Khakasa Wapenyi has the following 2 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.

  • Clinical Psychology

    A psychologist is someone who specializes in the study of the mind, as well as human behavior. Psychologists sometimes focus on certain types of people or certain age ranges. Commonly you might find a child psychologist, school psychologist or clinical psychologist to name a few. There are many reasons why someone would see a psychologist including PTSD, issues with self esteem, OCD, alcoholism, ADD and more.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Khakasa Wapenyi has the following 7 expertise

  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Wapenyi is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia
  • New York Presbyterian HospitalNew York Weill Cornell Center
  • Education

    15 Years Experience

  • Tufts University

    Graduated in 1998

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