Dr. Kathleen Rivera, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry •  Female • Age 38

Dr. Rivera

Western CT Medical Group Department of Psychiatry

36 Mill Plain Rd Ste 212 Danbury, CT 06811

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Dr. Kathleen Rivera, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in Danbury, CT and has been practicing for 8 years. She graduated from University Of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus in 2006 and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry and forensic psychiatry.

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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 been practicing for 8 years. She graduated from University Of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus in 2006 and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry and forensic psychiatry.

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

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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(475) 289-2202

Dr. Rivera accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Prism Blue Priority EPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MagnaCare
MagnaCare PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Oxford Liberty

Background Check

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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Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
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Dr. Rivera treats Nondependent Alcohol Abuse more than 65% of her peers

Dr. Rivera treats this condition more than 65% of her peers

ADHD and-or ADD
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Dr. Rivera treats ADHD and-or ADD more than 31% of her peers

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

Psychiatric Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivera treats Psychiatric Diseases more than 29% of her peers

Dr. Rivera treats this condition more than 29% of her peers

Dr. Rivera's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mania
  • Medication Management
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Outpatient Psychiatry
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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Danbury Hospital

Danbury, CT

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average