Services

California Telepsychiatry appointments available. 

 

Dr. Sicher evaluates and treats a wide variety of issues including, but not limited to:

  • Mood disorders

  • Anxiety disorders

  • Childhood and Adult ADHD

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder and other Neurodevelopmental Disorders

  • Trauma and related disorders

  • Grief/loss

  • Eating Disorders

  • Tourette and Tic Disorders

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorders

  • Perinatal mood and anxiety disorders

  • Women's mental health

  • LGBTQ and related issues

Psychopharmacology

Dr. Sicher is knowledgable in evidence-based practice and uses psychopharmacology to treat psychiatric illness when indicated.  Using a holistic approach to psychiatry, she strives to best understand how and when medications may be most useful for patients.  She provides psychopharmacology treatment as well as combined medication management and psychotherapy services. If you already have a therapist, she will work collaboratively with other providers.  

Psychotherapy

Dr. Sicher practices a variety of therapeutic modalities including cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy, interpersonal therapy, psychodynamic psychotherapy as well as integrating mindfulness and mind-body modalities into her practice.  She provides individual as well as family therapy if needed.  The approach is tailored to the unique and individual needs of her patients. 

In addition to medication management and psychotherapy Dr. Sicher also can provide additional services including:

  • Comprehensive diagnostic evaluation

  • Second opinion/consultation

  • Basic and advanced laboratory testing

  • Genetic testing

  • Referral to other expert services including neuropsychological testing, educational consulting services, and others. 

Practice Information

 

Sessions

Initial Evaluation (child <12 years old): 120 mins

Initial Evaluation (child/adolescent >12 years old): 90 mins

Initial Evaluation (adult): 60 mins

Medication management: 30mins

Therapy with or without medication management: 50 mins

Office Policies

 

  • Dr. Sicher is an "out of network provider", she does not accept any insurance plan but can provide a superbill, which may be submitted to your insurance for reimbursement.  Please check with your insurance carrier about their policies on out of network coverage.

  • Cancellation and No Show policy:  Please cancel your appointment at least 24 hours in advance.  No shows are also billed. 

 

  • Unless otherwise specified, you will be billed at the time of service.

 

  • Credit card info/authorization is required to keep on file.

 

  • Dr. Sicher can be available for phone calls for questions/concerns before 5pm.  She will do her best to get back to you within 24 hours, though this is not always possible.  If you or your child are having an emergency or need to be attended to urgently you should go to the nearest emergency room or call 911.   

 

  • Please allow at least 72 hours for medication refills.