“Take your time healing, as long you want. Nobody else knows what you’ve been through. How could they know how long it will take to heal you?” - Abertoli
Dr. Moni Baidya is double board-certified in adult psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry. She has been practicing for over 9 years. She strongly believes developing a good therapeutic rapport with a patient is an important milestone to start any treatment. Dr. Baidya’s practice focuses on medication management. Normally, she combines this in conjunction with supportive or psychodynamic therapy in 20 -30-minute follow-up- visits. However, Dr. Baidya may believe that additional therapy is crucial and advise you to bring a therapist on board to provide the best outcome.
She received her medical degree from Manipal college of medical sciences. She completed her psychiatry residency training and geriatric fellowship training at University of Virginia, Charlottesville. Her interest in therapy has led to gain some experience about psychodynamic, CBT, supportive and couple’s therapy. After completing the training, she worked in an outpatient setting, inpatient setting, nursing home and acute rehabilitation center treating diverse patient population. She has experience treating various psychiatric conditions but not limited to mood disorder, anxiety disorder, OCD, PTSD and dementia with behavioral problems. She has worked with number of patients who has complex medical problems that affect the patient’s emotional health. This led her to believe in holistic care and working with the interdisciplinary team and family members when possible.
In addition to general adulty psychiatry she is also board certified in Geriatric Psychiatry and trained in women’s health. Her primary clinical focus has been treating women with mood and anxiety disorder and geriatric patients with new onset of psychiatric problem.