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Dr. Cherie Elfenbein, MD

Psychiatry ·  Female · Age 59

Dr. Elfenbein
96 Park St Montclair, NJ 07042

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Dr. Cherie Elfenbein, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Montclair, NJ and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med in 1983 and specializes in psychiatry and integrative medicine.


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(973) 509-1125

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Dr. Elfenbein's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Breathing Treatment
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Insomnia
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Medication Management
  • Meditation
  • Mood Disorders
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Panic Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Stress Management

About Me

Care Philosophy

I believe in striving for overall health and healing, rather than strictly a symptom reduction model of care. I provide a complete assessment to determine underlying causes of depression, anxiety , and other illnesses and evaluate metabolic, hormonal...

Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Integrative Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1992
Columbia-Presb Med Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
1987
Nyu Med Ctr-Bellevue
Residency Hospital
1984
Nyu Med Ctr/Bellevue Hosp/Manhattan Va
Internship Hospital
1983
SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med
Medical School
1981
Sophie Davis School Of Biomedical Education, CUNY
Undergraduate School
1992
1987
1984
1983
1981

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I saw Dr. Elfenbein for 2 years, and i can truly say i would not be in the state of health and mental health i am now without her. Her integrative approach was key to my care, the time she took with me was invaluable. she was caring, kind, and offered sage guidance and support in addressing the depression i experienced. more importantly, she did what few psychiatrists are equipped to do- helped me successfully come off of the medication, with a minimum of difficulty. I would whole-heartedly encourage anyone to seek her out- she is a true partner and expert in the field.
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Very disappointed with Dr. Elfenbein. She gave me some great hints for supplements and seemed caring - but I felt worse and had less trust after a handful of visits.
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Dr. Elfenbein has been a thoughtful and skilled guide on my journey of recovery. She has offered information and insight to understand depression and anxiety and coordinate with other practitioners regarding co-occuring RA. I am most grateful for Dr. Elfenbein.
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Dr. Elfenbein possesses the unusual combination of being insightful and intelligent and also warm and compassionate. She combines her medical knowledge with a holistic approach.I recommend her very highly!
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No way is it 5 stars! She charged me close to $400 for my 1st appointment, which involved her shuffling through papers. During my 2nd appointment, she charged $250 and spent it asking me which meds I would like try. How would I know? I'm the patient! She cut my session short because she had something important to attend to. When I walked out to my car, I saw her come out and stand in the parking lot talking and laughing with someone for a while. Meds were wrong for me and no good advice either!
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