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Dr. James Winston, is both the founder and medical director of American Behavioral Clinics. Dr. Winston is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist and has been in practice for over 30 years. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin Medical School in 1981 and completed his residency in Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, in 1985. Understanding the psychopharmacology of the brain is one of Dr. Winston's biggest strengths. As a national speaker, he has lectured on most medications and keeps current on the newest breakthroughs in the field. His knowledge of pharmaceuticals combined with years of experience provide him an edge in prescribing an effective treatment regimen for his patients. Among his professional accomplishments, Dr. Winston has been voted as, "Top Doctor" in multiple issues of Milwaukee Magazine, most recently in 2015. He currently serves on the board of Alverno College's psychiatric nurse practitioner program and has been a past lecturer at Rush University, the University of Wisconsin, and Concordia College. Dr. Winston also possesses staff privileges at both Aurora St Luke's and Columbia St Mary's Medical Centers. In his spare time, Dr. Winston enjoys spending time with his family and watching and participating in sports such as tennis, basketball, football, and baseball, and running. He also enjoys being a mentor to everyone.
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This content was provided by Dr. Winston "In relation to his treatment outcomes, Dr. Winston's emphasis is on having a trusting, collaborative relationship with his patients. His professionalism, yet contagious sense of humor and easy-going style has helped develop long term relationships with many of his patients."
Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
ADHD and-or ADD
Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Major Depressive Disorder
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
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University Of Wisconsin Medical School
Medical School | Graduated 1981
Sinai Samaritan Med Center
Residency Hospital | Completed
University Of Nc Hosps
Residency Hospital | Completed
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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