Post Doctoral Psychologist Job Opening

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We have a new postdoctoral psychologist job opening in our Hayes Valley office in San Francisco. If you have experience in cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, mindfulness based therapy and an interest in learning other evidence-based treatments for mood and anxiety disorders you may be interested in applying for the position. Gateway Psychiatric is committed to providing integrated, multi-disciplinary care. We …

Finding a Psychiatrist

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Finding a psychiatrist is often hard. In a separate post we have written in detail about the challenge of getting your insurance company to provide you with the care that they are required by law to cover. And how you might be able to get them to pay for an out of network psychiatrist if you can’t find an in …

Insurance Assistance

Insurance Assistance with Better – Kelsey

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Better – insurance assistance that works to get you paid what you are owed.  I recently had a phone call with Rachael Norman, Better Founder and CEO, to learn more about how Better might be of service to Gateway patients.  I am thrilled to pass along this resource, which takes the work and time out of getting reimbursed by your …

Bipolar 101

Bipolar Group – Bipolar 101 Update – Gina

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I recently hosted another Bipolar 101 Group and received overwhelmingly positive feedback from those who attended the group. I regularly hear of the value that support plays in the lives of people I work with who are managing bipolar disorder;they frequently speak about their communities, friends, and families and the impact they have in their lives. Our first Bipolar 101 …

Medication Home Delivery

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Gateway Psychiatric is happy to make medication home delivery available to its patients in the Bay Area through a partnership with Alto Pharmacy. Alto Pharmacy is dedicated to improving the pharmacy experience for doctors and patients. Alto takes all major insurance and guarantees the lowest price. In addition, Alto will automatically apply any manufacturer coupons available to reduce out of …

Dr. Forster Appointed to DSM Taskforce

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Dr. Peter Forster has been appointed to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) Task Force of the American Psychiatric Association. The new edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM–5) is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health. The DSM defines and classifies mental …

Bipolar 101

Bipolar 101 Group Fall 2017

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We are excited to announce a repeat of our very successful Bipolar 101 Group Fall 2017. Do you want to learn more about bipolar disorder and connect with others who may have experienced similar symptoms to you? Gateway Psychiatric we will be hosting an online psychoeducation group this fall beginning on September 8th for adults diagnosed with bipolar disorder. It will …

Genetic Tests for Antidepressants – CNS Dose

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About a year ago we reviewed the data on the use of genetic tests for antidepressants as well as other medications and identified three pharmacogenetic panels that seem to have research support: Genecept by Genomind, Genesight, and CNS Dose. Of these three we have been using Genecept and Genesight with some success but now we are happy to add to …

Health Problems

Health Problems

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We have updated the health problems page with quick links to important information about living well with moods, including information about diet and exercise, information about sleep, insomnia and the most effective treatments for insomnia, and general information about mood and mood disorders. Hopefully, this new format and the new content, will make the page much more useful for our …