Dr. Letourneau has a rigorous background in research and clinical psychiatry in many different treatment settings and he specializes in the treatment of anxiety. Dr. Letourneau has a gentle and empathetic approach towards his patients, and his background gives him a unique perspective in providing evidence-based treatments in a caring and supportive environment.
Anxiety Disorders differ from normal feelings of nervousness or anxiousness and involve excessive fear or anxiety. Anxiety Disorders are the most common of mental disorders and affect more than 25 million Americans. Fortunately, Anxiety Disorders are treatable and a number of effective treatments are available. Treatment helps most people lead normal productive lives.
Anxiety may be an appropriate emotional response to stressful life circumstances; however, when anxiety becomes excessive and persistent, it starts adversely affecting our lives and functionality. Anxiety Disorders are among the most common mental health conditions. There are different forms of anxiety Disorders such as Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder and Social Anxiety Disorder. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder is also a closely related condition. Many people with anxiety problems may experience depression or other emotional issues. In most cases, Anxiety Disorders result from a combination of factors. Evidence-based treatments including medications and psychotherapy are available; however, the initial step for treatment is to be properly assessed and diagnosed by an experienced and knowledgeable mental health care professional.
Dr. Letourneau is a compassionate psychiatrist who deeply cares about his patient’s health and well-being. He works closely with each of his patients to develop a detailed treatment plan just for them. Please contact us if you would like to schedule a consultation with Dr. Letourneau and begin to feel better soon. We would be happy to hear from you. Give our dedicated scheduling team a call today at 415.237.0377.
Doctor of Medicine (MD), University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
Residency, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Bachelor of Arts, St. Louis University
Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
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