Dr. Schwartz is an accomplished board-certified psychiatrist, clinical research and community leader. Consistent with the philosophy of Happier Living, Dr. Schwartz believes that while not every client may require or benefit from psychotropic medication, every client benefits from therapy. This perspective influences her practice style. In addition, she believes that every client will benefit from regular exercise and a healthy diet, and encourages both in her clients.
Dr. Schwartz matriculated from the University of Florida graduating Cum Laude with a degree in Microbiology and Cell Science and a minor in Anthropology and Chemistry. She earned her Medical degree from the Florida State University, Tallahassee. Following medical school, she continued her psychiatry training at the world-renowned Cedars Sinai Medical Center. She completed her training as a member of the prestigious adult psychiatry residency at UCLA.
Dr. Schwartz went on to serve as the Medical Director for the Verdugo Hills Hospital Stepping Stones Intensive Outpatient Program. In addition to her clinical responsibilities, she has been active in clinical research, working at Veterans Affairs (VA) exploring Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) for the treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Dr. Schwartz maintains hospital staff privileges at Cedars Sinai Medical Center.
University of Florida
Dr. Schwartz graduated Cum Laude from the University of Florida with a degree in Microbiology and Cell Science, minoring in Anthropology and Chemistry
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Dr. Schwartz continued her Psychiatry training at the world-renowned Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
University of California, Los Angeles
Dr. Schwartz completed training as a member of the prestigious Adult Psychiatry residency at the University of California, Los Angeles
Florida State University
Dr. Schwartz earned her Medical Degree from Florida State University
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