INTRODUCING DR. PATRICK KELLY
Patrick Kelly, M.D., F.A.P.A., D.F.A.A.C.A.P., the President and lead psychiatrist of our organization, is a Psychiatrist and Psychopharmacologist board certified in both General and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.
Patrick Kelly, M.D., F.A.P.A., D.F.A.A.C.A.P., the President and lead psychiatrist of our organization, is a Psychiatrist and Psychopharmacologist board certified in both General and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. After completing his training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and running their Residency Training Program, he moved back to Los Angeles and is currently directing the Emergency and Consultation Services with Harbor UCLA Medical Center and serves as a full professorial faculty member at the University of California at Los Angeles.
Recognizing a need for efficient, evidence based, skilled psychiatric care in more locations than just at UCLA, Dr. Kelly founded Kelly Psychiatric Associates with the goal of providing excellent care to everyone in the community. Our organization currently sees patients at two locations, in Beverly Hills and the South Bay. Dr. Kelly has experience treating multiple conditions, and has co-written two best-selling psychiatry books on topics including Borderline Personality Disorder and Adolescent Depression. He is one of the most experienced providers on autism and related disorders in the Los Angeles area, having worked at the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Maryland before relocating. Most importantly, he is ready and able to help you and your family with your mental health needs.
General Psychiatry (61551)
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (7390)
MD: Doctor of Medicine
FAPA: Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association
DFAACAP: Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Current: Co-Director of Emergency and Consultation/Liaison Services, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Harbor UCLA Medical CenterUniversity of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Past: Program Director for Education and Training, Child and Adolescent PsychiatryThe Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Current: Associate Professor, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CAPast: Assistant Professor, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
RESEARCH PAPERS - PEER REVIEWED
RESEARCH PAPERS – PEER REVIEWED (IN PREPARATION)
INTRODUCING DR. JENNA CHENG
Dr. Jenna received her B.S. degree in cognitive science/neuroscience at UC San Diego. S
She then ventured out east and received her medical degree at at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she stayed to complete her adult psychiatry residency. There, she found herself drawn to the way adults talked about their childhoods and families, so she went on to complete her child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at Harbor UCLA-Medical Center. Throughout training, she developed a profound appreciation for the psychodynamic approach rooted in attachment theory and humanistic psychology, supplemented with skills learned in CBT and DBT.
Dr. Jenna is particularly interested in mood disorders, anxiety disorders, trauma, behavioral issues, and psychotic symptoms. She is also passionate about helping immigrant families navigate the difficulties of adapting to a new environment. Dr. Jenna is certified in trauma-focused CBT, and trained in family therapy at UCLA. Her dedication to trauma and family work allows her to value an individualized, culturally-sensitive approach to care.