Our comprehensive integrative program offers cutting edge, evidence-based treatment options. We treat neuropsychiatric conditions using a combination of western and eastern approaches.
"I was suffering with symptoms of irritability, indecisiveness, and fatigue, making it difficult for me to perform well at work and to be an effective parent. After balancing my hormones with thyroid and adrenal medication, my overall mood, my physical well-being, and my libido are now back. This is how medicine should be done!"
24 Hour Phone:
M, W, Th 9am - 5pm
Three Madrona St. Mill Valley, CA 94941
Inna Zelikman is ANCC Board Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.
She is a deputy director of Homeostasis, an integrative psychiatric practice in Mill Valley that focuses on treatment of mental health by combining western and eastern approaches to promote long lasting recovery. Her treatment approach is to see the patient as a whole, with the understanding of different body systems being interconnected thus depending on each other for homeostasis.
She offers cutting edge, evidence-based treatment options. My treatment plan is highly individualized based on underlying neurobiological condition, previous psychiatric and medical history and current life circumstances. She offers comprehensive psychiatric evaluation that includes optimization of psychiatric medications as well as an assessment of the neuroendocrine, hormonal and gastrointestinal systems. She incorporates the most innovative laboratory testing to understand the disease at a functional level.
Treatment resistant depression and anxiety -
failed trial of SSRI (Prozac, Lexapro, Celexa, Paxil, Luvox, Zoloft) or SNRI (Effexor, Cymbalta, Pristiq) medications. We explore alternative option to SSRI or SNRI medications for treatment of Depression and Anxiety. A substantial proportion of patients with MDD do not respond to current treatments, despite many antidepressant trials and augmentation strategies, up to ~20% of patients with MDD have treatment-resistant depression.
Functional medicine testing and using high quality supplements that are specifically designed to address nutritional deficiencies that maybe associated with psychiatric and medical conditions.
Bio-identical Hormone Balancing. Hormone imbalance is a frequently overlooked cause of emotional distress. During the thirds phase of your cycle (luteal phase- post ovulation) women get increase in progesterone level. However, for some there is apparent deficiency in this hormone leading to PMS symptoms, and in worst cases premenstrual dysphoric disorder (severe depression or irritability). Other way that hormone fluctuation may affect mental stability is during menopause transition. Changes in hormonal levels trigger internal thermostat causing hot flashes and night sweats. Women begin to experience mood changes, sleep disruption, weight gain and vaginal dryness.