Daniel Emina, MD | Orange County Metro Area

Associate Medical Director; Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist

Dr. Daniel Emina is a child/adolescent and adult psychiatrist who earned his medical degree from the University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine and completed his general residency in psychiatry and child/adolescent psychiatry fellowship at the University of Hawaii Department of Psychiatry. He is an Associate Medical Director of the Amen Clinics, a nationwide network of pioneering brain health clinics, founded by Dr. Daniel Amen.

He serves his patients using psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy, pharmacogenomics, functional imaging, TMS, and alternative/integrative therapies to optimize brain health and function. He enjoys working with children and adults and is well-versed in individual, family, couples, and group psychotherapy. He’s experienced in the treatment of anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, mood disorders, addiction, ADD/ADHD, impulsive/disruptive behavior disorders, autism spectrum, psychotic disorders, OCD, PTSD, and TBI.

He approaches treatment with a foundational belief that each person is born with a purpose and sees brain health as a vital part of achieving this purpose.  He helps each individual discover their unique formula for health and works collaboratively with them to create a comprehensive treatment plan that helps them achieve their goals.

He recently co-authored The Suicide Solution, with Rick Lawrence, Executive Director of Vibrant Faith. Their mission was to explore the treatment and recovery from suicidality through a faith-based perspective. It’s a scientifically-informed and theologically-informed book about innovative therapeutic practices for helping struggling people.


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