Psychiatrists in the Greater Boston Area

The following adult and child psychiatrists have offices in Cambridge 02139, Brookline 02446, Belmont 02468, and Newton 02459. Some also offer remote video sessions for patients' convenience, and all provide both talk therapy and medication management. They have expertise in areas such as anxiety, depression, LGBTQ topics, gender identity, eating disorders, bipolar disorder, ADHD, addictions, substance abuse, and obsessive compulsive disorder.

 

Psychiatrists in Brookline

Jacob Howe, MD

Dr. Howe is a psychiatrist in Brookline, MA with expertise in anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, sleep-related issues, trauma, and substance use disorders. He provides talk therapy for all his clients, and is dedicated to creating a positive therapeutic relationship with his clients so that they can work within a nonjudgmental and productive space. For those who have conditions that could improve with medication treatment, he offers the convenience of both therapy and medications. He values the part that talk therapy plays in treatment, and prioritizes a balance between therapy and medications in reaching clients' personal goals. While Dr. Howe is double board-certified in adult and addiction psychiatry, the focus of his Brookline practice is therapy.

Brandon Erdos, MD

Dr. Brandon Erdos is a psychiatrist with an office in Brookline, MA. He offers integrated and highly personalized care for mood disorders including depression and bipolar disorder, eating disorders, and anxiety. Both medication management and talk therapy are offered to form a powerful, evidence based, effective approach to treatment. Dr. Erdos offers the added convenience of telepsychiatry sessions for busy students and professionals seeking care outside of traditional office hours.

Dr. Erdos helps clients build concrete skills to move beyond traumatic experiences and difficult emotions and restore feelings of normalcy in daily life.His approach is based in psychodynamic, psychoanalytic, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. 

Chiké Nwankwo, MD

Dr. Chiké Nwankwo is an adult and child psychiatrist in Brookline, MA with expertise in anxiety, depression, trauma, ADHD, and substance abuse. He completed his Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatry Fellowships and Residency at Harvard Medical School and received his MD from University of Michigan Medical School. 

The majority of Dr. Chiké's work is talk therapy, with medication management available as necessary. His approach to medication is highly transparent, and he values developing a trusting and respectful relationship with his clients before prescribing. Dr. Chiké combines Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, mindfulness practices, psychoanalytical therapy, and supportive therapy to cater to the individual's needs. 


Psychiatrists in Cambridge

Robert Kitts, MD

Dr. Robert Kitts is a child and adult psychiatrist who has been working in Boston for the past nine years. He works primarily with children, teenagers, young adults, college students, adults, and parents. Dr. Kitts draws from a number of approaches in order to best meet the needs of his clients, including cognitive behavioral therapy, family therapy, interpersonal therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and supportive therapy, as well as mindfulness practices.

Dr. Kitts focuses on clients dealing with anxiety, depression, LGBTQ+ issues, college health, and school and work burnout. Dr. Kitts also has experience with academic issues, ADHD, bipolar disorder, chronic or terminal illness, compulsive behaviors, existential challenges, impulse control, parenting, transgender topics, and trauma.


Psychiatrists in Belmont

Amy Funkenstein, MD

Dr. Amy Funkenstein is an Adult, Adolescent, and Child psychiatrist in Belmont, MA. She specializes in anxiety disorders, including Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Trichotillomania, panic disorders, and phobias, and sees clients for other common mental health issues such as anxiety and depression. She works with children, parents of children (for parent guidance), and young adults (up to 26 years old).

Dr. Funkenstein believes that medication management is most powerful when in conjunction with therapy or another evidence-based treatment option. She uses Exposure Therapy with Response Prevention for Obsessive Compulsive Behavior, Habit Reversal Therapy for Trichotillomania, and goal-oriented supportive therapy with behavioral components for other mental health issues. She is committed to involving members of the family or other supports in order to help patients move in a healthy direction, as she believes each individual is part of a greater system.


Psychiatrists in Newton

Rajvi Broker-Sen, MD

Dr. Rajvi Broker-Sen is an adult, child and adolescent psychiatrist in Newton Center, MA. She offers the convenience of clinically excellent psychotherapy and psychopharmacology to young adults, adolescents, and children, as well as parent coaching.

Dr. Broker-Sen provides comprehensive psychological assessments, evidence-based psychotherapy, and medication management when indicated. She works with young adult clients experiencing challenges related to mood, anxiety, academic challenges, ADHD, and the transition in and out of college. Her work with children focuses on behavioral disruptions, including hyperactivity, aggression, learning challenges, and socioemotional difficulties. Dr. Broker-Sen is committed to helping parents develop more effective methods of communicating with their children, and ultimately build closer relationships.