Dr. Deirdre Curran, MD

Dr. Deirdre Curran, MD

Women's Counseling  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Deirdre Curran, MD is a women's counselor in Northampton, MA and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in women's counseling, adolescent psychiatry, and more.Read her story

49 Gothic St

Northampton, MA 01060

Contact Information

(413) 585-5717

Insurance Accepted

  • Health New England (HNE)

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Dr. Curran's Experience

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Dr. Curran's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Women's Counseling
  • Board certified in Psychiatry
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Curran's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Curran "I went to medical school to become a doctor because I loved biology and wanted to understand how better to help people. I had worked in a hospital beforehand and had noticed that I got the most satisfaction out of hearing each patient's unique story. I was especially drawn to listening to people's psychological struggles. After medical school, I spent 5 years in residency and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at a major medical center in Washington, DC. There we learned how to do psychotherapy and prescribe medications. I graduated in 1994 from my fellowship and then went into solo outpatient private practice. Later, we moved to Northampton, MA to continue practicing medicine. Over time, I have found that my interest/specialty is in working with females from 11-63, in a therapy based practice. I have been board certified in adult, as well as child/adolescent psychiatry, although I work with females age 11-63."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Curran "Some patients come to me for psychotherapy. I also prescribe medications if you and I feel agree that it is necessary. At times I recommend lifestyle changes, meditation, yoga, and/or exercise in addition to traditional care.  I adapt my approach based on my individualized assessment of each person. Please feel free to discuss a trial of treatment with me to get a sense of whether you feel that I can help you. There are times when the practice is full and I will not be able to return all potential new patient calls right away. My greeting/voicemail often gives an update on whether or not I am taking new patients. "

4  Specialties

  • Women's Counseling
  • Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychodynamic Psychiatry
  • Psychotherapy

1  Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*

3  Procedures

  • Counseling Services
  • Outpatient Psychiatry
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Walter Reed Genl Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Walter Reed Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 1992-1994
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Curran has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Curran's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Curran to family and friends
19 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
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  • 4
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Dr. Curran's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
Dr. Curran Says:
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I value patient feedback on my services, by voicemail, mail or in person. While I have been in practice for a long time, we never stop learning from our patients. I appreciate the time and thought that goes into your feedback. When I get a sense that I can improve, I incorporate input into my ongoing practice. Best, Dr. Deirdre Curran, M.D. Adult and Adolescent Psychiatry

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Patient Comments (4)

very very helpful
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Smart and compassionate.
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Kind and easy to talk to!
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Dr Curran was very understanding and explained things in a clear manner. She's very thorough. I feel much better now.
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