Dr. Carmen Orellana is a Staff Psychiatrist at Talkiatry who has been in practice for over 6 years, both in the U.S. and abroad. She is double board-certified in child and adolescent psychiatry and adult psychiatry.
Dr. Orellana’s practice focuses on medication management. She strives to provide exceptional medical care and has extensive experience in treating persons with diverse behavioral disorders and backgrounds. Dr. Orellana involves her patients in all decisions about their health, and provides care that is respectful of patient preferences, needs and values. Typically, she would recommend evidence-based treatments to her patients and may, occasionally, believe that concurrent therapy is also needed and ask that you bring a therapist into your care team to provide the best outcome.
Dr. Orellana received her medical degree from Universidad Evangélica de El Salvador. Dr. Orellana completed a residency in Psychiatry and a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at the Southern University School of Medicine in Springfield, Illinois. After completing her training, Dr. Orellana remained in the school, where she worked as an Assistant Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, supervising and teaching medical students, residents, and fellows, and treating patients with various psychiatric conditions.
Dr. Orellana’s clinical interest include mood and anxiety disorders, OCD, ADHD, and ADHD-related disorders. She has experience in treating treatment-resistant mood disorders with electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS).
Dr. Carmen Orellana is a Staff Psychiatrist at Talkiatry. She is double board-certified in child and adolescent psychiatry and adult psychiatry. Dr. Orellana’s practice focuses on medication management.