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About Dr. Herbst

My name is Dr. Mark Herbst, MD. I’m a psychiatrist located in Westwood/West Los Angeles, California. Over the last two decades, I have gained extensive experience treating a wide array of disorders and patients with complex conditions. Previously, I worked at the facility at UC San Francisco, UCLA and the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine. And currently, I run a full time private practice in Los Angeles.

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Dr. Herbst’s philosophy as a physician and psychiatrist is best represented by this notable philosophical quote by Plato - "The greatest mistake in the treatment of diseases is that there are physicians for the body and physicians for the soul, although the two cannot be separated.”

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Dr. Mark Herbst is a trusted and experienced Los Angeles psychiatrist who diagnoses and treats individuals with cognitive, emotional, behavioral and addictive problems. If you are looking for a psychiatrist in the Los Angeles area, book a consultation with Dr. Herbst.

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    Treatment Options

    Dr. Herbst provides care that includes a comprehensive and holistic approach to finding the best mental health treatments.



    Many mental disorders, such as anxiety, depression and ADHD, can effectively be treated with certain medications...
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    Psychotherapy is a form of treatment therapy for mental illnesses and disorders that involves talking with a psychiatrist or other mental health provider...
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    medication assisted treatment

    Medication-Assisted Treatment

    Opioid addiction is real. However, Medication-Assisted Treatment is an effective way to treat it...
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    and ECT

    Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) and electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) are two psychiatric treatments used to provide relief from mental health conditions like depression and anxiety...
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    Integrative treatment is an approach that uses both conventional and alternative medicine remedies in the treatment of psychiatric disorders...
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    Learn more about the different treatment options that Dr. Herbst provides.