Dr. Kathleen Rivera, MD

Child & Adolescent PsychiatryFemaleAge 40

Dr. Rivera
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Western CT Medical Group Department of Psychiatry

152 West St Danbury, CT 06810

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Dr. Kathleen Rivera, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Danbury, CT and has over 15 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from University of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus medical school in 2006. She is affiliated with Danbury Hospital. She has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Rivera to book an appointment.

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    We loved Dr. Rivera - she worked with my son who had ADHD and anxiety - she gave his suggestions on how to handle himself in school when he felt anxious - was so kind and understanding- Loved her - best around
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    Biography

    Dr. Kathleen Rivera, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Danbury, CT and has over 15 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated...Read more

    Specialties

    • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
    • Forensic Psychiatry

    Board Certifications

    • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
    • Forensic Psychiatry
    • Psychiatry

    Education

    2012
    Yale University, Psychiatry and The Law
    Fellowship Hospital
    2011
    Institute Of Living
    Fellowship Hospital
    2009
    U Conn Health Ctr
    Residency Hospital
    2006
    University of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus
    Medical School
    ,

    Languages

    • English
    • Spanish

    Awards

    Frequently Asked Questions

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    Does Dr. Kathleen Rivera, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Rivera has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

    What are Dr. Kathleen Rivera, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Rivera frequently treats Major Depressive Disorder, Anxiety, and Psychosis Due to Mental Illness. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Rivera treats.

    Where is Dr. Kathleen Rivera, MD's office located?

    Dr. Rivera's office is located at 152 West St, Danbury, CT 06810. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    What languages does Dr. Kathleen Rivera, MD speak?

    Dr. Rivera speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

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    No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
    No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
    No board actions found for the years we collect data
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    Dr. Rivera's Top Procedures and Conditions

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    Major Depressive Disorder
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    Dr. Rivera treats Major Depressive Disorder more than 36% of her peers

    Dr. Rivera treats this condition more than 36% of her peers

    Anxiety
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    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Rivera treats Anxiety more than 31% of her peers

    Dr. Rivera treats this condition more than 31% of her peers

    Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
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    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Rivera treats Psychosis Due to Mental Illness more than 31% of her peers

    Dr. Rivera treats this condition more than 31% of her peers

    Dr. Rivera's conditions and procedures:

    • ADHD and-or ADD
    • Adjustment Disorder
    • Anorexia
    • Anxiety
    • Autism
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
    • Conduct Disorder
    • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
    • Eating Disorders
    • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
    • Group Psychotherapy
    • Major Depressive Disorder
    • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
    • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
    • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
    • Phobia
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
    • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
    • Schizoaffective Disorder
    • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
    • Suicidal Ideation
    • Tobacco Use Disorder

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    (203) 791-5140

    Dr. Rivera accepts the following insurance:

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    City of New Haven - BlueCard-CT
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    Locations

    Western CT Medical Group Department of Psychiatry

    Western CT Medical Group152 West St Danbury, CT 06810
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    Practice

    New Milford Pediatrics Llcdr Lynne M Birkmeyer23 Poplar St New Milford, CT 06776
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    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Rivera is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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    Danbury Hospital

    Danbury, CT

    71% Patient Experience Rating, 2% higher than the national average

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