Wednesday, April 02, 2008

My Psychiatrist in Atlanta

Dr. Ross Grumet (pronounced "Groo-may")

Board Certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Dr. Grumet sees adults 18 and older, respects gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation,
cultural and philosophy of life values.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: "In twenty-four hours tomorrow will be today. If it always makes sense to smoke one last time, we will never stop smoking." -- The Science of Self Control
by Howard Rachlin


  • Depression (mood, grief, sadness)
  • Anxiety (worry, panic, PTSD, acute stress)
  • Job problems - conflicts - stresses
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Eating disorders (including binge eating and bulimia)
  • Alcohol use disorders; smoking/tobacco use
  • Opioid and pain medicine use problems
  • Other addictions (cocaine, gambling, sexual, internet)
  • Medications problems - complex problems welcome
  • Insomnia and sleep disturbances (fatigue syndromes)
  • Personality/relationship conflicts
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder, schizophrenia, body dysmorphic disorder, and
  • Diagnostic evaluation and treatment options
  • Psychopharmacology (medication treatment)
  • Cognitive/narrative therapy, psychotherapy
  • Buprenorphine (Suboxone) treatment for opioid problems
  • Consultations
  • Disability and work related reports (IME's)
  • Marital/couples diagnostic evaluations
  • Hypnosis
  • Presurgical consultation for bariatric surgery (gastric bypass) and other surgeries
    which include psychological testing
  • Physician, completed medical school (M.D. degree)
  • Specialized training in Psychiatry (Board Certified)
  • Skills and knowledge about:
    • Your inner personal private experience
    • Your interactions and conflicts with others, past and present
    • Your past development over time, and your future paths
    • Your brain functions, on line and off line; brain chemistry
    • Your health and medical issues
    • Your memories, beliefs, values, emotions, dreams, sleep, pains

All of these interact and may affect your therapy or medications.

No comments: