University of Nevada
Dr. Alex Anastasiou DO is a Board Certified Psychiatrist near Pleasanton, Livermore, Dublin, San Ramon, and the San Francisco Bay Area. Dr. Alex Anastasiou specializes in the treatment of Anxiety, ADHD, and Depression in both Adults and Teenagers. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and he has extensive training and expertise in psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, and mental health. His goal is to provide the best psychiatrist care possible in the East Bay Area.
As a psychopharmacologist and psychotherapist, Dr. Anastasiou is licensed to perform psychiatric evaluations and prescribe medication if needed. Dr. Alex is trained to treat the whole person using a comprehensive and individualized approach to your medical care. He may also coordinate treatment plans with your existing physician or refer you to a therapist in the community.
Dr. Alex Anastasiou was born near the Livermore Dublin Area. His parents, Dr. Mary and Dr. Stephen are local Pediatricians in the area. He graduated from the University of California, Davis with a B.S. in Biological Sciences (emphasis in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior) as well as a minor in Psychology. After medical school, he completed his Post Graduate Psychiatry Residency Training at the University of Nevada School of Medicine where he served as a Chief Resident.
As a psychiatrist, Dr. Alex has seen thousands of patients and is up-to-date with the newest advancements in mental health. He has given numerous lectures to both medical students and physicians across different specialties. During his training, he was given a "Certificate of Commendation" from the United States Senate and he received the "Master of the PRITE" (Psychiatry Resident -In-Training Exam) Award two years in a row for scoring in the top 90th percentile of all psychiatrists trained in the United States.
Specializes in Treating:
- Depression, Irritability, Low Energy/Motivation, Weight Changes, Low Sex Drive
- Anxiety Disorders: Panic attacks, Social Anxiety, Anxiety Attack
- Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) / (ADD) Evaluation & Treatment
- Insomnia, Racing thoughts
- Situational Stressors (Jobs, Marriage, Health Issues)
- OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
- Autistic Spectrum Disorder
- Binge Eating Disorder
- Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia related behavioral issues
- Relationship Problems with friends or family
- PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)
- Postpartum Depression
Our office does not do evaluations or letters for disability, legal or custody cases.
Dr. Alex Anastasiou is a physician licensed to prescribe medications.