Dr. Josue Becerra, MD

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Dr. Josue Becerra, MD

Psychiatry | Male

Rivertown Psychiatry 1520 22nd St, Columbus, GA 31901 Get Directions
(706) 223-1933

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Dr. Josue Becerra completed psychiatric training at Texas Tech University at El Paso. He has close to 20 years of...
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Specialties

  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

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  • Psychiatry

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

Procedures Performed

  • ADHD Testing
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Medication Management
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychological Testing
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Psychotherapy for Crisis
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Stress Management

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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  • 0
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Education

  • Medical School
    Colombian School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch

    Completed in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

    Completed in 1997

  • Undergraduate School
    Colegio Tolimense High School, Ibague, Colombia

    Graduated in 1980

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Psychiatry
  • Board certified in Psychiatry
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Becerra says...

Dr. Josue Becerra completed psychiatric training at Texas Tech University at El Paso. He has close to 20 years of experience as a psychiatrist having worked in Canada and Alabama before working in Columbus GA. He has been an integral part of this community as a psychiatrist for the last 6 years.

He is Board Certified as a Diplomate in the specialty of Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

We welcome him to Rivertown Psychiatry where he will be treating adolescents and adults. He has a special interest in drug interactions and likes his patients to bring all their medications into every visit so he can personally ensure that they are being taken correctly.

His practice philosophy is to empower his patients with the tools they need to lead healthy, productive and full lives.

He lives in Columbus with his wife and 2 children. He enjoys running and keeping up with the latest research in psycho-pharmacology.

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Dr. Becerra's Care Philosophy

My Mission Statement 

To provide professional and compassionate evaluation and continuing care to adults, children and families with psychiatric issues in a confidential and caring environment.

My Core Values include 

  • developing a faith-based peaceful environment where we care for patients
  • demonstrating a high level of compassion, care and understanding for each other and for our patients
  • providing a comfortable atmosphere
  • providing a clean working environment
  • improving our quality of care through education of our employees
  • advocating conservative psychiatry and maintaining a great relationship with the community we serve