There is HOPE

Laila Contractor, M.D. is a double board-certified concierge Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist.  She is the only concierge, certified Integrative Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist in Orange County.  She started her own practice to offer the highest level of care and to be able to spend the time she needed to find the root causes of the challenges families are facing.  She specializes in using evidenced-based, holistic treatments as well as cutting-edge psychiatry to maximize wellness in her patients.  She specializes in individuals who have both psychiatric and learning challenges, those struggling with the challenges of trauma, as well as treatment-resistant anxiety and depression.  

When a person has not responded to initial treatment, they are commonly thought of as "treatment resistant."  This type of belief can lead to a sense of hopelessness, as though there is nothing that can be done and that things will never get better for them. Dr. Contractor does not subscribe to that view.  Very often, this is not really the case.  In most cases, the treatments that work best for the individual have yet to be uncovered. We are all very different people and our experiences and our physiology are so unique that it's really no wonder there is no one-size fits all approach to treating conditions.  Dr. Contractor thinks of conditions that don't readily respond to treatment as being "treatment resilient" to conventional methods.

Meet Dr. Laila

What sets Dr. Contractor apart is the high level of concierge care that she delivers to her select group of clients.  She believes in the value of spending the time to get the right diagnosis so she can develop a multimodal, comprehensive treatment plan including evidence-based alternative treatments.  She maintains the utmost discretion by offering services such as in-home visits.  She sets out to provide direct and convenient medical care.

Recently, Dr. Contractor gave lectures on Integrative Psychiatry at Harvard University.

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What is Integrative Psychiatry

Integrative Psychiatry, a branch of Integrative Medicine, take a whole-person approach to mental health. An integrative treatment plan is one that is informed by evidence-based modalities, but also inclusive of complementary therapies and lifestyle modifications. The practitioner is a partner in healing with their patients and has a strong belief in the the patients innate ability to help heal themselves.

"Holistic Psychiatry values each individual as a unified whole, consisting of mental, emotional, physicial, spiritual, social, and environmental forces that simultaneously affect health and well-being. A holistic psychiatrist is trained in the use of conventional medicine as well as nutritional, functional, orthomolecular, mind-body, and energy medicine. This comprehenisve approach facilitates the healing process of individuals at all levels of being with the ultimate goal of restoring optimal mental and physical state, as naturally, efficiently, and effectively as possible." - Dr. Alice Lee