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Behavioral Health2022-10-31T12:48:26-04:00

If you or someone you love is struggling with behavioral and mental health issues, you should know that effective treatment is available for people of all ages. Appropriate treatment can minimize or eliminate symptoms—enabling you to function at a higher level and significantly enhance your quality of life.

Our team includes a full-time medical director and a nursing director as well as psychiatrists, a PhD-credentialed psychologist, credentialed therapists, psychiatric nurses, a licensed substance abuse counselor, social workers, and activity and occupational therapists. Together, they provide compassionate and effective individual care for our patients.

24-HOUR CRISIS HOTLINE: 732-780-6023

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If you or someone you love is struggling with behavioral and mental health issues, you should know that effective treatment is available for people of all ages. Appropriate treatment can minimize or eliminate symptoms—enabling you to function at a higher level and significantly enhancing your quality of life.

Our team includes a full-time medical director and a nursing director as well as psychiatrists, a PhD-credentialed psychologist, credentialed therapists, psychiatric nurses, a licensed substance abuse counselor, social workers, and activity and occupational therapists. Together, they provide compassionate and effective individual care for our patients.

24-HOUR CRISIS HOTLINE: 732-780-6023

COMPREHENSIVE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES

CentraState Medical Center provides the following comprehensive behavioral health services administered by specially trained, compassionate staff:

ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY (ECT)

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It’s estimated that more than 40 million Americans suffer from depression. Many see therapists and take medication. But for those with severe depression episodes—as well as conditions like severe mania, bipolar disorders, and psychosis— electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) can be an effective treatment option, especially when medication has not been effective.

PSYCHIATRISTS AND PSYCHOLOGISTS

Moustafa Shafey, MD

Moustafa Shafey, MD

Psychiatry

Promila Dhillon, PHD

Promila Dhillon, PHD

Psychology

Stephen Feldman, PHD SF

Stephen Feldman, PHD

Psychology

Chidubem Obegolu, MD CO

Chidubem Obegolu, MD

Psychiatry

Komal Shah, MD KS

Komal Shah, MD

Psychiatry

Ankur Desai, MD

Ankur Desai, MD

Psychiatry Child/Adol

Alexandr Dron, MD AD

Alexandr Dron, MD

Psychiatry

Marianna Kiselev, MD MK

Marianna Kiselev, MD

Psychiatry

Daniel D'Andrea, MD DD

Daniel D'Andrea, MD

Geriatrics, Psychiatry

Sajjad Zaidi, MD SZ

Sajjad Zaidi, MD

Psychiatry Child/Adol

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Dispelling Myths About Electroconvulsive Therapy

While it is often associated with misconceptions, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a specialized treatment that can be very effective in certain people struggling with severe depression and certain other behavioral health conditions not helped by medication or psychotherapy. Moustafa H. Shafey, MD, a board-certified psychiatrist on staff at CentraState, dispels...Read More>

ECT is Regarded as the Most Viable Treatment for Severe Depression

By Moustafa H. Shafey, MD When it comes to modern medicine and healthcare, the only thing that stays the same is – well, quite simply, change. Whether it’s the technology that allows us to peer deep into the body or the medicines and treatments that improve the lives of those with...Read More>

Dispelling Myths About Electroconvulsive Therapy

While it is often associated with misconceptions, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a specialized treatment that can be very effective in certain people struggling with severe depression and certain other behavioral health conditions not helped by medication or psychotherapy. Moustafa H. Shafey, MD, a board-certified psychiatrist on staff at CentraState, dispels...Read More>

ECT is Regarded as the Most Viable Treatment for Severe Depression

By Moustafa H. Shafey, MD When it comes to modern medicine and healthcare, the only thing that stays the same is – well, quite simply, change. Whether it’s the technology that allows us to peer deep into the body or the medicines and treatments that improve the lives of those with...Read More>

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