Moreno, MD, DFAPA
Psychiatrist practicing in the Westchester neighborhood of Los Angeles.
Dr. Kathleen Moreno is a Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist in private practice providing mental health services in Los Angeles. She is board-certified in General Psychiatry, a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and a member of the American Medical Association.
Dr. Moreno completed her undergraduate studies at Loyola Marymount University, where she earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology. She completed her medical training at the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, where she received a medical degree. She then trained as a psychiatrist at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center completing her general psychiatry residency. She then completed a Child and Adolescent Fellowship at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute. She was Chief Fellow her second year of the fellowship.
After fellowship, Dr. Moreno was the medical director of an inpatient children’s unit at the Metropolitan State Hospital. She then was the medical director of the outpatient adolescent program at Gateways Hospital for three years. In addition to being in private practice for the last 20 plus years, Dr. Moreno has worked part-time working with children and adolescents at a local community mental health center.
Dr. Moreno’s treatment approach is very thorough and personalized. You will be requested to have the past educational records, past medical records and past psychological or psychiatric records available for review if relevant. Dr. Moreno may recommend lab studies, or referrals to other providers, as appropriate, so that any complications may be further addressed. Psychiatric treatment usually includes medication, psychotherapy or both.
Dr. Moreno currently services the following areas: Marina Del Rey, Playa Vista, Playa Del Rey, Westchester, Culver City, Ladera Heights, West Los Angeles, Mar Vista, Venice, Los Angeles, El Segundo, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, South Bay.
Some of the diagnoses that Dr. Moreno treats in her office include: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD), Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Bipolar Disorder (Manic-Depression), Depressive Disorders, Mood Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Psychotic Disorders (Schizophrenia). These are complex diagnoses and can be overlapping.