1212 Broadway Street
Oakland, CA 94612
Elisabeth Collins, PMHNP-BC Female
Elisabeth “Liz” Collins, PMHNP-BC, is a board-certified child and family psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner with more than fifteen years … Read More
Treatment focuses include: depression, trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), attention deficit disorders (ADHD, formerly ADD), affective disorders (Bipolar Disorders), substance use disorders (alcohol, benzodiazepines, tobacco, harm reduction) and managing anxiety and panic disorders without benzodiazepines. Due to the evidence* of the risks of benzodiazepines (Xanax, Klonipin, Ativan, Valium, and others) she does not use these medications to manage symptoms but works with patients to find effective alternatives and then slowly, gently, discontinue dependence or use of benzodiazepines and controlled sedative medications.
Telemedicine Appointments Available
For your first appointment with Lis, please:
– Arrive 20 minutes before your scheduled appointment to complete paperwork that will be used during the assessment.
– Parking is limited in downtown Oakland and the 12th street BART station is conveniently located just below our building.
– Bring medications, medical records, and some notes on what is bothering you and your goals for treatment.
– During the assessment, Lis will ask about current mental health symptoms, previous psychiatric symptoms and treatment, past medical and social history, and your goals for treatment.
– If started on time, with the intake paperwork completed, the appointment allows 50 minutes to meet.
Satoko Miyamoto, D.O. Female
Satoko Miyamoto, D.O. is a board certified psychiatrist. She earned a B.S. degree in Biochemistry and a Minor in Business at California State Univers … Read More
Dr. Miyamoto will no longer be seeing patients at our Oakland office. She will continue seeing patients at our Walnut Creek office and is now accepting patients at our Berkeley office.
Summer Savon, M.D., Ph.D Female
Summer Savon, M.D., Ph.D, has always been interested in what makes living joyful and meaningful and to that end has trained in both molecular science … Read More
Candice Rugg, PMHNP-BC Female
Candice Marie Rugg, PMHNP is a board-certified nurse practitioner who received her advanced
practice education from University of California, San Fra … Read More
Francisco Department of Veteran’s Affairs with a focus on complex medication management
and substance use disorders as well as providing trauma-focused CBT and CBT for anxiety and
depression. Since 2011, she has worked extensively in community mental health since in both
assertive community treatment outpatient and inpatient settings, providing individual therapy
and medication management. She is especially interested in treating mood disorders and
trauma, as well as couples conflict and interpersonal issues. Other interests include utilizing
mind-body approaches to therapy for weight loss and harm reduction in substance use
Ms. Rugg has a passion for helping each client meet their individual goals and applies a holistic
approach to her client’s care. She currently offers medication management and psychiatric
services to adults in the San Francisco clinics and via video and telemedicine throughout the state of California.
Areas of interest include: Mood Disorders, Substance Use, Adjustment Disorders, Trauma Recovery, Body Dysmorphia and Interpersonal Conflicts