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Dr. Krista Roybal, MD

Addiction Psychiatry ·  Female

Dr. Roybal

True Life Center for Wellbeing

4520 Executive Dr Ste 225 San Diego, CA 92121

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Dr. Krista Roybal, MD is an addiction psychiatry specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from New York Medical College in 2002 and specializes in addiction psychiatry, psychiatry, and more.

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(858) 202-1822

Dr. Roybal accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Roybal's conditions and procedures:

  • Addiction
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Grief
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mood Disorders
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Panic Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence

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What People Say About Dr. Krista Roybal, MD
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I've been to many psychiatrists in my life, most spend about 7 minutes with you (after weeks of waiting to get in!) scribble a prescription and send you on your way. Dr. Roybal is without a doubt the most compassionate and compotent dr. i've ever been to. She actually cared about getting to know me as a person. I saw her at True Life Center and it wasn't exactly cheap, but to me it was worth every penny to get a handle on my severe anxiety.
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Dr. Roybal was the first doctor to actually give me the proper diagnosis, and take enough time to understand me. When I first started seeing her I was having so much panic and depression, I was in a job I strongly disliked, and I couldn't focus. I'm a completely different person. My mind and body are so much calmer. I left my despised job and started my own business. I'm the best I've ever been in my life and I attribute this to Dr. Roybal and the team at True Life Center.
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Dr. Roybal took a fresh look at my condition, helped me re-label the challenges I faced, and started me on the path to self-acceptance. She introduced me to Somatic Experiencing techniques which over time has truly transformed the way I cope with having an over-active sensory system. I would highly recommend her.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Krista Roybal is the Executive Medical Director of True Life Center for Wellbeing where they specialize in treating the whole person. True Life Center for Wellbeing is the only Integrative Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Center in San Diego.


  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Addiction and Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Mental Health
  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications


University of California At San Francisco
Internship Hospital
New York Medical College
Medical School


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81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)