Dr. Sandra Gomez-Luna is a psychiatrist practicing in Darien, Connecticut. Dr. Gomez-Luna is a medical doctor specializing in the care of mental health patients. As a psychiatrist, Dr. Gomez-Luna diagnoses and treats mental illnesses. Dr. Gomez-Luna 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. Gomez-Luna treats conditions like depression, anxiety, OCD, eating disorders, bipolar disorders, personality disorders, insomnia, ADD and other mental illnesses.
Education and Training
MD in the Dominican Republic
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 M.D.,'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 -
- Psychiatry Residency at St. Vincent Catholic Medical Center New York
- 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.
Dr. Sandra Gomez-Luna M.D.,'s Practice location
Darien, Connecticut 06820Get Direction
KATONAH, NY 10536Get Direction
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Sandra Gomez-Luna received her medical degree in 1989 from The Universidad Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña in the Dominican Republic. She then served her residency in General Psychiatry at New York Medical College at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in New York. Thereafter, she successfully completed the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons’ Child and Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship program at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital in New York. Most recently, she completed the Addiction Psychiatry fellowship program at Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Gomez-Luna is board-certified in psychiatry and child psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and in addiction psychiatry and addiction medicine by the American Board of Addiction Medicine. She remains 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. Additionally, she is a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, the recipient of the 2013-2015 Research in Addiction Medicine Scholarship Program (RAMS) at Yale University, as well as the recipient of the 2013-2014 Area I Regional Award at the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry. Dr. Gomez-Luna is a highly-trained and qualified Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist who has been practicing for more than 28 years and is currently serving patients at her own private practice in New Canaan, Connecticut, as well as through The Life Solution Center of Darien in Darien, Connecticut. The Life Solution Center of Darien is a collaborative community providing education, prevention, and multi-disciplinary answers to life’s problems. Furthermore, Dr. Gomez-Luna is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Psychiatry is the medical speciality devoted to the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of mental disorders. These include various maladaptations related to mood, behaviour, cognition, and perceptions. Dr. Gomez-Luna has vast experience in several areas relating to her line of work, particularly psychiatric evaluations, and therapeutic/psychopharmacological interventions in children, adolescents and adults with psychiatric and comorbid conditions. She attributes her success to hard work, dedication, years of experience, as well as her clinical skills.
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