Dr. Moni Baidya is double board-certified in adult 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 in starting 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.
Dr. Baidya 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 her gaining experience about psychodynamic, CBT, supportive and couple’s therapy. After completing the training at the University of Virginia, she worked in a nursing home, an acute rehabilitation center treating diverse patient population and an inpatient and outpatient setting. She has experience treating various psychiatric conditions not limited to mood disorder, anxiety disorder, OCD, PTSD and dementia with behavioral problems.
Dr. Baidya has worked with several patients with complex medical problems that affect the patient’s emotional health. This led her to believe in holistic care and collaborating with the interdisciplinary team and family members when possible.
In addition to general adulty psychiatry, Dr. Baidya 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.