If you are looking for a more holistic and integrative approach to mental health treatment, with conservative approaches to medication, you have come to the right place. The use of mindfulness, positive psychology, meditation and the creative arts will be used to help you achieve your best self. We will also discuss nutrition and lifestyle changes that will help you achieve peak performance. If you are someone who is motivated to feel better and would like to explore options other than medications alone, this is the right place for you. If you would like second opinion or consultation around your current medications and how you might be weaned off of medications, Dr. Bates can work with you and your doctor for a successful transition.


Are you:

* wondering how to manage stress in your life?

*worried and anxious?

*depressed ordeal feeling alone?

*looking to find your life’s purpose and you don’t know where to start?

*wanting to find deeper meaning in life?

*seeking to find happiness and clarity in your life?

*feeling like you lost touch with your creative self?

*trying to find ways to relax and nothing seems to be working?

*dealing with a chronic illness or cardiac disease and feeling like no one understands?

As a psychiatrist with extensive psychopharmacology experience, and positive psychology life and career coaching I have the experience and expertise to help you feel better. I believe that at the core, we are powerful and have strengths that need to be discovered and nurtured.