Monica Federoff, M.D., Ph.D.

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About Monica

Dr. Federoff is a board-certified general adult psychiatrist practicing at the CalPsychiatry San Diego La Jolla, Echo Park and Downtown LA offices. She is passionate about treating patients holistically with a variety of psychiatric disorders including mood and anxiety disorders, women’s reproductive mental health, sleep disorders, OCD and ADHD. She values a personalized yet integrative approach to patient care and wellness, including lifestyle modifications, behavioral therapy and pharmacologic based treatments.

Dr. Federoff earned her PhD in neurogenetics from University College London, MD from University of California Irvine and completed her psychiatry residency at University of California San Diego. She received specialized training in women’s reproductive mental health, treatment resistant mood disorders, and psychiatric collaborative primary care, while further developing her strong foundation in research to better understand the biological mechanisms underlying patients’ symptoms.

Dr. Federoff values developing strong rapport with her patients, ensuring patients feel validated throughout an emotionally vulnerable experience. She focuses on getting to know her patients through kindness, compassion and integrity, working together as a team to develop the most appropriate, effective and individualized treatment plan.


  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • OCD
  • Panic Disorder
  • Sleep/Insomnia
  • Women's Mental Health
    • Perinatal Care
    • PMDD
    • Postpartum Anxiety
    • Postpartum Depression
    • Pre-pregnancy Consultation


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