Dr. Richard J. Corelli, MD

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Specializes in Psychiatry • Male • Age 67

943 Middlefield Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94301
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Richard J Corelli MD
Richard J. Corelli, M.D.
943 Middlefield Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Richard J. Corelli, M.D.
80 Eureka Sq
Pacifica, CA 94044
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    Dr. Corelli's Experience

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    Specialties

    • Psychiatry
    • Addiction Psychiatry
    • Adult Psychiatry
    • Behavioral Psychiatry
    • Biological Psychiatry
    • Affect Disorders
    • Women's Health Psychology
    • Anxiety Disorders
    • Student Health
    • Psychotherapy
    • Clinical Psychiatry Pharmacology
    • Pharmacotherapy
    • Psychodynamic Psychiatry
    • Women’s Issues
    • Depression
    • Psychological Trauma
    • Eating Disorders

    Board Certifications

    • Psychiatry
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    • Psychiatric Evaluation
    • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
    • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
    • Psychotherapy for Crisis
    • Psychotherapy Services
    • Stress Management
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    • Addiction
    • Adjustment Disorder
    • Adult Panic Anxiety Syndrome
    • Alcohol Related Disorders
    • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
    • Anorexia
    • Anxiety
    • Anxiety Attack
    • Atypical Depression
    • Behavioral Symptoms of Social Anxiety Disorder
    • Binge Eating Disorder
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Bipolar I Disorder
    • Bipolar II Disorder
    • Bipolar IV Disorder
    • Bipolar V Disorder
    • Borderline Personality Disorder
    • Bulimia
    • Codependency
    • Complex Psychological Disorders
    • Compulsions
    • Compulsive Gambling
    • Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
    • Depression
    • Depression Relapse
    • Depressive Disorders
    • Depressive Episode
    • Dissociative Amnesia
    • Dissociative Disorder
    • Dissociative Fugue
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    • Dissociative Identity Disorder
    • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
    • Drug Abuse
    • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
    • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
    • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
    • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
    • Eating Disorders
    • Emotional Stress
    • Gender Dysphoria
    • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
    • Grief
    • Hypochondriasis
    • Major Depressive Disorder
    • Marijuana Abuse
    • Marijuana Addiction
    • Marijuana Amotivational Syndrome
    • Mixed-State Bipolar Disorder
    • Mood and Adjustment Disorder
    • Mood Changes
    • Mood Disorder Due to a General Medical Condition
    • Mood Disorders
    • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
    • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
    • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
    • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
    • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
    • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
    • Nondependent Hallucinogen Abuse
    • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
    • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
    • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
    • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
    • Panic Attack
    • Panic Disorder
    • Panic Disorder With Agorapobia
    • Panic Disorder Without Agorapobia
    • Persistent Anxiety
    • Personality Disorders
    • Physical Symptoms of Social Anxiety Disorder
    • Postpartum Depression
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
    • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorders
    • Premenstrual Syndrome
    • Psychiatric Diseases
    • Psychological Addiction
    • Psychological Disorders
    • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
    • Schizoaffective Disorder
    • Schizoid and Schizotypal Personality Disorder
    • Schizoid Personality Disorder
    • Schizophrenia
    • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
    • Schizophreniform Disorder
    • Schizotypal Personality Disorder
    • Sedative Abuse
    • Separation Anxiety
    • Severe Anxiety
    • Sex Addiction
    • Social Anxiety Disorder
    • Stress
    • Substance-Induced Mood Disorders
    • Suicidal Ideation
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Stanford University
    Graduated in 1975

    Internship Hospital

    Los Angeles County University Of California Med Center
    Complete in 1976

    Residency Hospital

    Stanford Med Center
    Complete in 1979

    Undergraduate Schools

    Manhattan College
    Graduated in 1970

    Other Education

    C.G. Jung Institute Of San Francisco
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Corelli & Staff

    • English
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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Psychotherapy is a careful and slow process and it is important to know everything about the patient not just their symptoms. I want to know your strengths and vulnerabilities so that I can understand the problems you are struggling with and to see if these might be repetitive patterns from the past that can be changed once they are recognized and understood. It is important to talk about your feelings in treatment and not act on them. It is important to me to understand why you wish to stop treatment at a particular time since this can often be an indication of our getting close to some sensitive issue that is often vital to talk about in order to bring about recovery. Sometimes psychotherapy takes time . . a lot of time. Sometimes patients are looking for a 'quick fix' with medication but I am interested in working with you on deeper long term changes that will help in your recovery and allow you to live your life more fully. My approach in therapy is psychodynamic which means I attempt to look with you at deeper meanings and patterns for the symptoms and behaviors that are causing you stress or difficulties in your relationship or occupation. I am here to help you recognize and identify those patterns so that you can have some hope of possibly changing them or accepting and compensating for them in other ways. Recognition and understanding are the first steps toward change.

    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.0
    • 65 responses
    • 11 reviews

    4 out of 5

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    1 out of 5
    - in Palo Alto, CA |

    I am baffled by positive reviews about talk therapy. He makes you come in once a week and sits there silent while you talk, offering NO insight. maybe even sleeping with his eyes open. how can one tell? total rubbish. switched to actual therapist with actual techniques. Doing their job. what a scam he runs.

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    1 out of 5
    - in San Jose, CA |

    In less than one minute, I explained my desperation to Dr. Corelli, asking if he could help me. He then asked me if I heard his instructions about filling out paperwork and refused to answer my question. Knowing I am paying cash for an appointment, I will not be paying for lack of compassion in a desperate time.

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    1 out of 5
    - in Half Moon Bay, CA |

    I tried to make an appointment with Dr Corelli. He sent me a large amount of paperwork to fill out ahead of time, including the top half of a claim form (which, as a physician myself, I have never made a patient fill out). He also required me to sign a statement that I would pay his full rate of $150/hr for every missed/cancelled appointment for which he did not receive a week's advance notice. I didn't sign it, so he wrote me back a tersely worded email refusing to accept me as a patient.

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    5 out of 5
    - in San Francisco, CA |

    Terrific experience, and ongoing. I've been w Dr Corelli for about 6 years- originally to help me stop making stupid choices (I have) and now to stay on track. I never had therapy before and was surprised how little Corelli spoke- he mostly gave small prompts- which I needed in order to make my own decisions and understand consequences. I know nothing about Corelli, and this made it surprisingly easy to be honest and confident. Corelli's great. I can't recommend him or his style any higher.

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    recommended for talk therapy. Does not specialize in psychopharmacology.

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    5 out of 5
    - in Daly City, CA |

    Dr. Corelli's training, insight and skilled ability at honing in on not only my initial diagnosis, but also key issues needing addressed, has opened up a new world for me; one I never thought existed. Through weekly psychotherapy, and compliance on my end, we've been able to work through both the minor issues, and the initial breakthroughs of self discovery that has helped me succeed in not only personal life, but also, life. I would recommend him to any adult seeking the aforementioned.

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    4 out of 5
    -Half Moon Bay, CA |

    I have seen Dr. Correlli for over six months. Through weekly therapy and medication he has helped me manage my symptoms of bipolar significantly. His manner is taciturn, but I find the results very helpful.

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    5 out of 5
    -Columbia, MO |

    I highly recommend Dr. Corelli for his careful attention to his patient care.

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    5 out of 5
    - in Palo Alto, CA |

    I see Dr. Corelli since about 5 years ago. During this time, I think the psychotherapy sessions with him helped me a lot in dealing with my condition. Dr. Corelli is very helpful in giving me feedback about my experiences and I feel that I can trust him in sharing my thoughts and feelings.

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    4 out of 5
    -San Carlos, CA |

    Dr. Corelli is the first psychiatrist I have seen so I do not have any experience with other doctors with which to compare. In my experience, he is very insightful and thoughtful and often helps me see things with a new perspective.

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    Richard J Corelli MD
    Richard J. Corelli, M.D.
    943 Middlefield Rd
    Palo Alto, CA 94301
    (650) 326-1915 (Office)
    (650) 726-2594 (Fax)
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    Richard Corelli MD
    Richard J. Corelli, M.D.
    80 Eureka Sq
    Pacifica, CA 94044
    (650) 326-1915 (Office)
    (650) 726-2594 (Fax)
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    Richard J Corelli MD
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    700 Mill St
    Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
    (650) 326-1915 (Office)
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