Dr. Sandra Gomez-Luna, MD, FAPA
Psychiatrist | Psychiatry28 Thorndal Cir, 3 Darien CT, 06820
Sandra E. Gomez-Luna, MD, FAPA, DFASAM, is a top adult & child and adolescent psychiatrist who lends her skills and expertise to serve patients at The Center for Family and Recovery of Fairfield County in Darien, CT. She is the Founder and President of The Center for Family and Recovery of Fairfield County, which she established in 2008. Dr. Gomez-Luna additionally serves patients through The Life Solution Center of Darien. The Life Solution Center of Darien is a collaborative community providing education, prevention, and multi-disciplinary answers to life’s problems. Moreover, she is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut, and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at NYU Grossman School of Medicine. With twenty-six years of experience as a psychiatrist, she specializes in psychiatric evaluations, therapeutic and psychopharmacological interventions to children, adolescents, and adults with psychiatric and co-occurring conditions. Dr. Gomez-Luna is the recipient of the 2013-2015 Research in Addiction Medicine Scholarship Program (RAMS) at Yale University and the 2013-2014 Area I Regional Award at the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry.
Education and Training
The Universidad Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña 1989
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology- Child Psychiatry
American Board of Addiction Medicine
American Board of Addiction Medicine- Addiction Psychiat
Dr. Sandra Gomez-Luna, MD, FAPA's Expert Contributions
Dear retiree, It is possible that you have feelings of sadness because you are adjusting to the loss of your job, being a retiree requires that you transition to a new life which may include a different financial and social setting or status. It is important, however to distinguish true depressive episode from a life adjustment process. Your primary care physician or internist should be able to screen for major depressive symptoms and refer you to a specialist and/or discuss your treatment options. Other persons that can help will include, family members, clergy or co-workers/friends. In addition, you may look for a list of providers within your area at websites like psychology today or the american academy of psychiatry. If you have insurance or medicare they also have personnel that can help you find a provider, by calling the insurance customer telephone number. It is important that you don't delay in calling your primary care physician or explore these sources of providers so that you can get the attention you need. Regards, Dr. SGL READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Adjunct Faculty, Clinical Assistant Professor at NYU -
- Clinical Assistant Professor at Yale -
- 2013-2015 Research in Addiction Medicine Scholarship Program (RAMS) at Yale University Year
- American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry 2013-2014 Area I Regional Award Year
- American Society of Addiction Medicine
- American Psychiatric Association
- American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
- American Medical Association
- American Academy of Addiction
- Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 1999
- Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Mount Sinai St. Luke\'s/The University Hospital of Columbia, Addiction Psychiatry at Yale-New Haven Hospital
Professional Society Memberships
- American Medical Association, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Society of Addiction Medicine, American Academy of Addiction
What do you attribute your success to?
- Hard work, dedication and years of experience and her clinical skills. Also, her specialized fields; she worked extensively in environment in a private sector.
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Get to know Psychiatrist Dr. Sandra Gomez-Luna, who serves patients throughout the States of Connecticut and New York.
Well-versed in the field of psychiatry, Dr. Gomez-Luna is the Founder and President of The Center for Family and Recovery of Fairfield County, a private practice with offices in Darien, Connecticut and New York City, dedicated to restoring the mental wellness of children and their families. With over twenty-six years of experience as a psychiatrist, she specializes in psychiatric evaluations, therapeutic and psychopharmacological interventions to children, adolescents, and adults with psychiatric and co-occurring conditions.
Throughout her academic career, Dr. Gomez-Luna received her medical degree from The Universidad Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña in the Dominican Republic in 1989. She completed her residency in psychiatry at St. Vincent’s Medical Center. Thereafter, she successfully completed her fellowship in child & adolescent psychiatry at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, followed by a fellowship in addiction medicine at Yale University School of Medicine.
An authority in her field, the doctor is board-certified in psychiatry and child & adolescent psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). The ABPN is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to serving the professions of psychiatry and neurology.
To boot, she is board-certified in addiction psychiatry and addiction medicine by the American Board of Addiction Medicine, which provides assurance to the American public that addiction medicine physicians have the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize, and treat addiction.
Achieving fellowship status, Dr. Gomez-Luna is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (FAPA), and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (DFASAM).
Among her professional affiliations, she is an active member of the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the American Society of Addiction Medicine, and the American Academy of Addiction.
With a passion for teaching, Dr. Gomez-Luna serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Yale School of Medicine, and an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine.
Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders. These include various maladaptations related to mood, behavior, cognition, and perceptions. Psychiatrists evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. They conduct thorough psychiatric evaluations, develop treatment plans, prescribe medication, and evaluate treatment results.
Among her various accolades, Dr. Gomez-Luna has been the recipient of the 2013-2015 Research in Addiction Medicine Scholarship Program (RAMS) at Yale University, and the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry 2013-2014 Area I Regional Award.
On a more personal note, she attributes her success to hard work, dedication, years of experience and her clinical skills.
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