Jonathan Shaywitz


Dr. Jonathan Shaywitz is a psychiatrist with years of experience working with patients. He has a passion for helping patients that have not found relief from their mental health issues from other form of treatment.

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More about Jonathan Shaywitz

Dr. Shaywitz passion for helping patients with treatment resistant depression has allowed him to create an approach that incorporates the most up to date evidence-based treatment and diagnosis with a holistic approach as well. He is excited to see the difference that he can make in patients and their families lives.

Personal Interests

In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, running, and spending time with his family.

Education & Experience

Dr. Shaywitz is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist. He received his BA with Honors from Brown University and received his Medical Degree from Harvard Medical School. Dr. Shaywitz completed his residency at UCLA where he was selected chief resident for the Anxiety Disorders Program. Dr. Shaywitz was the Director of the Anxiety Disorders Program at Cedar Sinai, the Medical Director at Glendale Memorial Hospital, the Medical Director of Behavioral Health at Mission Hospital Laguna Beach and Mission Hospital Mission Viejo and Medical Director of La Casa Psychiatric Facility. Dr. Shaywitz was also the Director of Practice Development for Community Psychiatry. Dr Shaywitz is also certified in both TMS and holds REMS certification in Spravato (intranasal ketamine). He was awarded the Circle of Friends Honor at Cedar Sinai and has published book chapters and journal articles on the treatment of behavioral health disorders and is particularly interested in anxiety disorders and affective disorders. He has completed fellowships at NIMH and Columbia University. He is also the co-author of the 2nd edition of the bestselling book published by Knopf “Overcoming Dyslexia.”

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