Dr. Simone is a board certified adult psychiatrist who specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders (generalized anxiety, social anxiety, and more), depression, young adult mental health, ADHD, and insomnia. She has experience working in a variety of settings including academic, community, private, and veterans affairs. She is passionate about her integrative and culturally competent approach to mental health care. While she provides medication management, she also highlights the importance of non-pharmacologic interventions including healthy lifestyle changes, mindfulness, and psychotherapy.
Dr. Simone is a Southern California native, where she also completed her education and training. She received her bachelor’s of science degree in human biology and psychology from UCSD, earned her medical degree from Western University of Health Sciences, and completed her psychiatry residency at UCLA and West Los Angeles VA Medical Center, where she was Chief Resident. She has been awarded the Psychiatric Education & Research Foundation Excellence in Psychiatric Education Award, American Psychiatric Association Resident Recognition Award, and the Western University of Health Sciences Psychiatry Clinical Chair Award.
She is currently offering both telehealth and in-person appointments at the CalPsychiatry Echo Park and Pasadena offices.