Dr. Jessica Clark is a proud New Orleans native, having completed her Bachelors of Science Degree in Neuroscience at Tulane University, followed by attendance at LSU Medical School of New Orleans for both her undergraduate medical degree and her residency training in psychiatry. She treats patients from age 18 into the geriatric years of life. Upon completing residency training, Dr. Clark moved straight into full-time work treating the underserved population of Orleans and St. Bernard Parishes. Her years of service in such a setting were an invaluable learning experience that has prepared her above and beyond her numerical years of practice in psychiatry.
Having experience in both community mental health and private practice settings, Dr. Clark has had extensive experience in treating the full gamut of mental health illnesses, from mild impairment to severe psychopathology. She welcomes and appreciates treating all types of disorders and is particularly interested in the evaluation and treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Bipolar Disorders, Women’s Health issues and Psychotic Disorders.
Though always considered by Dr. Clark to be an integral part of a person’s mental health well-being, the powerful effects of non-pharmacological treatments in all the various disorders have increasingly become a strong focus of her overall treatment initiative. Through research and self-practice, she has explored the many benefits of Mindfulness practices, incorporating physical adjuncts such as yoga and various breathing techniques. Dr. Clark regularly integrates these practices into her standard of care treatment, eager to do so, depending on each patient’s wants and needs.
Dr. Feibelman is a graduate of Tulane Medical School where he completed a psychiatric residency and a Child and Adolescent Fellowship. Several years of teaching children have inspired him to focus on children’s mental health. He is a native of New Orleans.
Dr. Parker Jones received his medical degree and completed his residency training with Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He specializes in medication management for the full range of psychiatric conditions, including: depression, anxiety, PTSD, ADD/ADHD, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, Substance Use Disorders and personality disorders. Dr. Jones believes in a comprehensive approach to the treatment of mental illness. His treatment plans are tailored to fit each patient’s individual needs and he recognizes the importance of non-pharmacological interventions in addition to or in lieu of medications. He is a Slidell native.
Dr. McCall was born and raised in New Orleans. She completed her undergraduate medical education as well as her Psychiatry Residency at LSU Medical School in New Orleans. She treats patients with all mental health issues, and she is especially interested in mood disorders, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, OCD, and ADHD. She also has experience treating patients with psychotic disorders and substance use disorders. She believes in working with patients on multiple levels, including helping patients to meet their physical, mental, spiritual, and social needs, in addition to their pharmacologic needs. She was recently awarded the Excellence in Psychiatry award for graduating residents by the Louisiana Psychiatric Medical Association.
Dr. Aldo Mejia is a Louisiana-licensed adult psychiatrist with considerable experience in multiple clinical settings, including inpatient hospital units, outpatient departments, and rural mental health practice. He received his Medical Doctorate from the LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans and completed his psychiatric training with the LSUHSC & Ochsner Health Systems residency program.Dr. Mejia has comprehensive experience in diagnosing and treating depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety & panic disorders, phobias, psychoses, stress-induced adjustment disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, adult ADD/ADHD, and substance use disorders. He is a bilingual Spanish-speaking physician who provides psychiatric evaluations and medication management with special attention to individual patient needs, including attention to each patient’s personal history and their particular concerns about, or fears of, medications. He approaches each client with patience, warmth, understanding, and helpful explanations that facilitate treatment and the patient’s own sense of comfort and trust.
I have treated a variety of psychiatric conditions since I have been in practice. The most common ones have been generalized anxiety, depression, panic attacks and ADD/ADHD. I also have a lot of experience with Bipolar Disorder, OCD, personality disorders, and schizophrenia. I have worked in both inpatient and outpatient settings and feel comfortable working with the entire spectrum of severity of illness.
Psychiatry requires understanding and compassion for the human condition and the adversities that come with it, as well as scientific knowledge of how the body affects emotional well-being. I believe one must address both biological and psychological factors contributing to one’s distress in order to treat the condition effectively, bringing about sustained relief.
I utilize treatment plans of medication management and supportive/insight-oriented psychotherapy to address biological and psychological factors in a person’s condition. I use cognitive-behavioral psychotherapeutic techniques to help a person modify behaviors and well-intentioned but sometimes maladaptive ways of thinking, thereby creating beneficial impact on mood, anxiety, and understanding of illness.
Dr. Qalbani graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago where he served as Chief resident. He returned to New Orleans for a fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry and to begin this practice. Dr. Qalbani provides care for adults with psychiatric illness in a holistic and compassionate matter. His philosophy is based on a bio-psycho-social approach where he will work with each individual patient to address the potential pharmacological, therapeutic, and lifestyle interventions to best address your particular challenge
El Dr. Aldo Mejía es un psiquiatra adulto con licencia de Luisiana con experiencia considerable en múltiples entornos clínicos, incluyendo unidades hospitalarias para pacientes hospitalizados, departamentos de pacientes ambulatorios y práctica de salud mental rural. Recibió su Doctorado Médico del LSU Health Sciences Center en Nueva Orleans y completó su entrenamiento psiquiátrico con el programa de residencia LSUHSC & Ochsner Health Systems. El Dr. Mejia tiene una amplia experiencia en el diagnóstico y tratamiento de la depresión, trastorno bipolar, trastornos de ansiedad y pánico, fobias, psicosis, trastornos de ajuste inducidos por el estrés, trastorno de estrés postraumático, trastorno por ADD / ADHD y trastornos por uso de sustancias. Es un médico bilingüe que habla Español que proporciona evaluaciones psiquiátricas y manejo de medicamentos con especial atención a las necesidades individuales de los pacientes, incluyendo la atención a la historia personal de cada paciente y sus preocupaciones sobre los medicamentos. Se acerca a cada cliente con paciencia, calidez, simpatía y utiliza explicaciones que facilitan el tratamiento y el propio sentido de comodidad y confianza del paciente.