Treatment for Anxiety, ADHD, Depression & More in Pleasanton, CA
Throughout history, both physicians and philosophers have realized that there is an important connection between the mind and body that is vital to our overall health and happiness. Recent research has shed light on this interesting connection and how our thoughts combined with our emotions can ultimately affect our physical well-being.
A board-certified psychiatrist can help you understand the symptoms you are feeling or experiencing. Whether you have a recent stress in your life, or physical symptoms that don't seem to get better, it is always a good idea to seek out a professional opinion. The brain, just like your heart or lungs, is important to your health and should be addressed without stigma or shame.
Dr. Alex Anastasiou is board-in certified psychiatry and neurology with 13 years of higher education, with 8 of those years consisting of advanced medical education and training. His extensive expertise makes him a wonderful option for someone seeking treatment for anxiety, depression, ADHD, and more in Livermore, Dublin, Pleasanton, and the surrounding area.
Call today to schedule an appointment with Dr. Anastasiou to seek treatment without shame.
Evaluation & Treatment
Due to his extensive background in neurobiology and psychology, Dr. Alex Anastasiou is trained to understand and treat patients as a "whole," taking into account their biological as well as their psychological and social/cultural situation.
As a physician, Dr. Anastasiou is trained to distinguish between mental health conditions and other medical conditions that can have psychiatric or neurological symptoms. He will provide you with the best options for your situation and will consider drug interactions, potential side effects, and addictive properties prior to prescribing you a drug.
Dr. Alex has extensive training in prescribing anxiety medications, ADHD medications, depression medications, sleep aids, and more. In addition to medications, he has experience with cognitive behavioral therapy, supportive therapy, and motivational interviewing. He can also collaborate with your existing therapist or refer you to one if needed.
Dr. Anastasiou prides himself in performing a thorough evaluation with each patient and closely listening to their needs. He communicates well with both patients and their families. He is easy to talk to, compassionate, and knowledgeable. His main goal is to have you functioning at your best, both mentally and physically, so that you can achieve your goals and improve the quality of your life.
- Anxiety disorders, including excessive worry, stress, social anxiety, agoraphobia, anxiety attacks, and panic attacks
- Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD/ADD) evaluation and treatment for adults
- Depression, including: irritability, low energy/motivation, weight changes, and low sex drive
- Insomnia and difficulty sleeping
- Situational stressors, including jobs, marriage, and health issues
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Relationship problems with friends or family
- Postpartum depression
Please note that our office does not do evaluations or letters regarding disability, legal, or custody cases.
Dr. Alex Anastasiou is a physician licensed to prescribe medications.