Dr. Josue Becerra, MD

Dr. Josue Becerra, MD

Psychiatry | Male | 53 years old

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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 serveRead more

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

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in Columbus, GA |
Very helpful and pleasant staff
in Columbus, GA |
He is a very nice guy and he has helped my son come along way from where he started.
in Columbus, GA |
I cant thank Dr. Becerra and his staff enough, they have provided me with excellent service and are drastically improving my quality of life. As a Combat Veteran you do not find a doctor that actually listens and caters to the patient....Thanks so much
in Columbus, GA |
DR. BECERRA IS OUTSTANDING! I WAS VERY PLEASED THAT HE INVOLVED FAMILY IN THE CARE HIS PATIENTS. HIS BEDSIDE MANNER IS EXCEPTIONAL! YOU DO NOT FEEL RUSHED DURING YOUR APPOINTMENT. I FEEL DR. BECERRA IS JUST AS MUCH CONCERNED FOR MY SON AS I AM.
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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.

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

Dr. Becerra's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Psychiatry
  •  Board certified in Psychiatry
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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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

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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Psychiatry

Procedures Performed

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

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