Dr. Ashley Doucette M.D.

Dr. Ashley Doucette M.D.

Psychiatrist | Psychiatry

5646 Read Blvd 214 New Orleans La, 70127

About

By way of dedication to the science of Psychiatry and providing compassionate and informatiive care to all my patients, I strive to achieve the following goals:1. Increase education and decrease stigma associated eith mental illness and mental health treatment.2. Increase knowledge of the mental health system and improve acces to care.3. Advocate for rights and equality for those living with mental illness. 4. Provide education and support ot patients and loved ones.5. Increase awareness on the importance of promoting strategies that prevent disease progression.6. Improve the overall quality of life and daily functioningI provide consultative services to a viariety of clinics and organizations, including primary care providers, mental health rehabilitation centers, gastric bypass pre-surgical psychiatric evaluations, workman's comp psychiatric evaluations, and corporate or legal second medicla opions (SMO)I provide treatment to patients throughout the state of La., including New Orleans, Opelousas, and New Iberia. I specialize in Mood Disorders, such as, Unipolar and Bipolar Depression, anxiety and panic disorders, schizophrenia and psychosis, and medication assisted treatment of opiate dependency. I also use supportive, spiritual and CBT (cognative behavioral therapy) psychotherapy treatment. Mental illness is a medical condition, with scientifically proven treatment options. With the proper treatment (including non-pharmaceutival treatments), maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and a strong supportive environment, many patients diagnosed with a mental illness continue to live a full and purposeful life.

Education and Training

MD and MD/MPH Duel Degree at Tulane University School of Medicine

Tulane University School of Medicine 2009

Provider Details

Female English 10 years of experience
Dr. Ashley Doucette M.D.
Dr. Ashley Doucette M.D.'s Expert Contributions
  • Psychiatry Picked Me

    As the heat intensifies and Summer draws near, I am reminded of the Summer of 2005. During these nostalgic moments I am forced to recall the significant events that have required the recovery of an entire city, and charted the path for my life. Hurricane Katrina was an event so traumatic that its...

Areas of expertise and specialization

DepressionBipolar DisorderAnxietyPsychosisOpiate Dependency

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Medical Director of Behavioral HealthSouthwest Louisiana Primary Clinic2014 - 2016
  • Medical DirectorPositive Living Treatment Center2016 - 2016
  • Medical Director of Psychiatry New Orleans East Hospital2016 - 2016

Awards

  • Bick Scholarship Award in Psychiatry2009
  • Top Psychiatrist in New Orleans2016International Association of Healthcare Professionals
  • Top Psychiatrist in Opelousas2017International Association of Healthcare Professionals

Treatments

  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (adhd)
  • Schizophrenia

Professional Memberships

  • American Psychiatric Association
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Residency

  • LSU HEALTH SCIENCES

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Psychiatric Association, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Articles and Publications

  • Editorial: Progress in psychiatry four years following Hurricane Katrina www.blackmentalhealthnet.com

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Prayer, dedication and committment

Teaching and speaking

  • Annual Guest speaker Xavier University Premedicine Society

    2016 Guest speaker for Positive Living Treatment Center Fundraiser

    Presenter at Louisiana Association of Substance Abuse Counselors and Trainers (LASACT) 37th Annual Conference

    Multiple local television and radio appearances on WBOK radio and Cox Cable NOA-TV with host Dr. Gary Clark

Hobbies / Sports

  • Boxing, Baking, Former NBA Cheerleader, Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated

Favorite professional publications

  • Current Psychiatry, Psychiatry.org, American Psychiatric Association Website

Hospital Affiliations

  • New Orleans East Hospital

Dr. Ashley Doucette M.D.'s Practice location

New Orleans East Wellness Center

5646 Read Blvd -
New Orleans, La 70127
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New patients: 504-592-6854

Positive Living Treatment Center

3330 Canal St -
New Orleans, La 70119
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New patients: 504-827-2701

Southwest Louisiana Primary Health

8762 Highway 182 -
Opelousas, La 70570
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New patients: 337-942-2005, 504-813-6037

5771 Wright Rd -
New Orleans, LA 70128
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New patients: 504-827-2701

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TULANE MEDICAL CENTERl

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