Board Certified Psychiatrist
Education & Training
Dr. Anca Chiritescu graduated from “Dr. Carol Davilla Medical School”, located in Bucharest, Romaniain in 1983 . She received her ECFMG Certificate in 1994 and earned her California license in 1995. She completed her Categorical Psychiatry Residency at Loma Linda University, School of Medicine from 1995-1999 and became Board Certified and was Re-Certified in Psychiatry in 2012. She worked in a variety of settings : state hospital, county mental health, and private settings. Her training as a medical doctor and a psychiatrist focuses on integrating body as a whole, using evidence-based practices. She has a long experience in diagnosis and treatment of psychopathology using an integrative approach.
Dr. Anca Chiritescu has worked with a vast array of patients with severe mental illness, depression, anxiety, and co-occurring disorders. She is knowledgable and comfortable working with children, adults, and the geriatric population. Dr. Anca has experience as an attending physician, team leader of interdisciplinary teams, as well as a consultant for clinics in both state and private settings.
In Session with Dr. Anca
A firm believer in holistic approaches to treatment and understanding the importance of physical, emotional and spiritual health, Dr. Anca Chiritescu’s patients can expect a caring and compassionate attitude as she considers them as partners in the therapeutic process, therefore educating, advising , prescribing and using her knowledge of best evidenced based practices. Dr. Anca has a soft and quiet demeanor while creating a secure space for clients to be heard and to be a partner in their movement towards health.