Biography

Steven Wilkening, MD
Psychiatrist
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Dr. Steven Wilkening is a general Psychiatrist who works with adults, and he is currently licensed to practice medicine in the states of California, Mississippi, New York, and Ohio.

Dr. Wilkening earned his Medical Degree at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine, and completed an accredited residency training program in psychiatry at The University of Cincinnati Medical Center, and is Board-Certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Prior to medical training, he completed his Bachelor of Arts degree at Cornell University and then a Master of Science degree conducting research at the University of Mississippi before ultimately shifting towards a career directly helping people.

Dr. Wilkening believes that lifestyle factors such as obtaining good sleep, physical activity, eating a healthy diet, and stress reduction are the foundations of good mental health. This doesn’t look the same for everyone and needs to be tailored to fit each unique individual. Therapy and counseling are often key to working through the symptoms of depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues to help people pursue their optimal life. To assist in these endeavors, some can also benefit from the addition of medication. His goal is to work with you to find the best path forward on your journey to where you want to be.

He also enjoys spending time gardening, backpacking, running, traveling, cooking, and learning.

Qualifications

Education & Training

University of Mississippi Medical Center

Dr. Wilkening earned his Medical Degree at the University of Mississippi Medical Center

University of Cincinnati

Dr. Wilkening completed his residency training program. in Psychiatry at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center

University of Mississippi

Dr. Wilkening earned his Master of Science degree at the University of Mississippi

Cornell University

Dr. Wilkening received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University