Dr. Alana Spiwak is a psychiatrist practicing in Houston, TX. Dr. Spiwak is a medical doctor specializing in the care of mental health patients. As a psychiatrist, Dr. Spiwak diagnoses and treats mental illnesses. Dr. Spiwak may treat patients through a variety of methods including medications, psychotherapy or talk therapy, psychosocial interventions and more, depending on each individual case. Different medications that a psychiatrist might prescribe include antidepressants, antipsychotic mediations, mood stabilizers, stimulants, sedatives and hypnotics. Dr. Spiwak treats conditions like depression, anxiety, OCD, eating disorders, bipolar disorders, personality disorders, insomnia, ADD and other mental illnesses.
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