Dr. Amarilis Talavera-Briggs, MD

Child & Adolescent PsychiatryFemaleAge 69

Dr. Talavera-Briggs

L & M Medical Group

404 Thames St Ste 2 Groton, CT 06340

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Dr. Amarilis Talavera-Briggs, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Groton, CT and has over 30 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston medical school in 1991. She is affiliated with Lawrence and Memorial Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Talavera-Briggs to book an appointment.

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Dr. Talavera-Briggs' conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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Dr. Talavera-Briggs' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Talavera-Briggs

2.4

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I am 23 years old, and I have seen a myriad of psychiatrists from the time that I was 5. Dr. Talavera-Briggs is the first medical professional in all of that time that I can say has established a truly effective treatment plan for me. She is highly motivated and attentive to my needs. There have been several occasions where I have needed to see or speak to her urgently and she always makes it happen. After only seeing her a few times I felt like I was on the right path, and surely enough I was.
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Henry in Westerly, RI – Jun 12, 2017
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POOR BEDSIDE MANNER. An extremely rude unprofessional "doctor." She did not want to listen to the reason why we were there but than had the nerve to add her two sense. Whenever I tried to speak she would cut me off and give me an attitude. I understand she is a "doctor" however you cannot go anywhere without getting the patient's information. Ran out of there fast, will never go back and will warn anyone and everyone.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Amarilis Talavera-Briggs, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Groton, CT and has over 30 years of experience in the medical field....Read more

Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Education

1994
University of Texas Health Science Center
Residency Hospital
1991
University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
Medical School

Awards

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Dr. Talavera-Briggs' office is located at 404 Thames St Ste 2, Groton, CT 06340. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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L & M Medical Group

L & M Medical Group404 Thames St Ste 2 Groton, CT 06340
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Talavera-Briggs is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Lawrence and Memorial Hospital

New London, CT

65% Patient Experience Rating, 4% lower than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)