Dr. Salvatore Iacobello, MD

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Integrative Psychiatry | Male

IACOBELLO, SALVATORE MD 281 Hartford Tpke Ste 505, Vernon Rockville, CT 06066 Get Directions
(860) 871-2831

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Care Philosophy

"PROMOTING SELF-REGULATION, PERSONAL GROWTH AND RESILIENCE." I treat mental health and behavioral problems in the contest of people history, interpersonal relationships, and emotional make up. My intent is to treat the all person and not just the symptoms by promoting insight into behaviors and interpersonal relationships as well as life style changes with the goal of improving self image, self esteem and capacity to assert self in life and social circumstances. Promoting personal growth and success is my goal. I have ongoing experience in working with people who have work environment and career related problems with special focus on the health care professions.Read more

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Dr. Iacobello was borne and raised in Italy where he obtained his medical degree and postgraduate training in Endocrinology and...Read more

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Dr. Iacobello's Reviews

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based on 15 total surveys (6 with reviews)
Dr. Iacobello's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
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    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (6)
Milford, CT |
If this is the so called "gentleman" who previously practiced in Westport CT., then this is one rude, dishonest excuse for a human being. This man has no business being a psychiatrist or any professional for that matter. I would never trust this individual with any important decision making. What a joke! After one hour with this dishonest man I was outta there. You've been warned! Absolutely not!
in Fairfield, CT |
Dr. Iacobello has a "common sense" approach to his practice. He is patient, extremely responsive, and always reminds me to contact him between appointments, if need be. Additionally, Dr. Iacobello has a "contact representative" who can facilitate any issue - ranging from general appointment concerns, or a critical need to contact someone who will be sensitive and facilitate any response which is required. I find this reassuring and helpful beyond measure.
Dr Iacobello treated me with EMDR against my consent, which I'm pretty sure is illegal. He also prescribed me a very heavy antipsychotic on the first visit, something later doctors told me is a medicinal straight jacket and rarely used. He was rude and aggressive-- not just his accent and his tone as he tries to claim in responses. I felt uncomfortable in his office. If it weren't past the statute of limitations I would be pursuing malpractice.
in Trumbull CT |
This doctor seemed to be interested in helping. He is very much interested in emotions and cognition and I felt understood. It was easy to talk to him. He has a lot of experience in helping people who are having work environment problems, especially health card professionals.
Bolton, CT |
I only had one appointment and decided this wasn't a right fit for me. Dr. Iacobello seemed disorganized and his style of getting my history didn't seem so effective. He asked maybe four questions and had me ramble on. I suppose I'm used to standard intake questionnaires and if he had this he probably would have a more complete history. I'm sure there are patients who will find him adequate, but I'm looking for someone with an open mind and open ears.
I do not use questionnaires as the reviewer noted. Instead I have the person talk in order to understand them and their emotions. In the process my mind and ears are open (!) although it may not appear that way to some.
in Stratford, CT |
This Doctor has very poor communications skills,he is rude with a very condescending attitude . He also has a very heavy accent ,making him extremely difficult to understand,
I am Italian and have an Italian accent when I speak. Most people do not have difficulty understanding me but some do as this reviewer did. It is unusual for people to say I have a "heavy" accent; it is unfortunate this reviewer felt he could not understand me and thought that my communication skills were "poor".
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Dr. Iacobello says...

Dr. Iacobello was borne and raised in Italy where he obtained his medical degree and postgraduate training in Endocrinology and Metabolic diseases.  He has been always interested in understanding the connection between mind and body from the perspective of functional- energetic thinking.  He always has had a deep appreciation for Freud's original thinking on drives and the function of anxiety. 

He has a variety of interests but his main ones are music and the arts, especially opera.  He also is very much interested in history and philosophy.  He enjoys the outdoors, gardening and traveling. 

Dr. Iacobello's Care Philosophy

"PROMOTING SELF-REGULATION, PERSONAL GROWTH AND RESILIENCE."

I treat mental health and behavioral problems in the contest of people history, interpersonal relationships, and emotional make up.  My intent is to treat the all person and not just the symptoms by promoting insight into behaviors and interpersonal relationships as well as life style changes with the goal of improving self image, self esteem and capacity to assert self in life and social circumstances.  Promoting personal growth and success is my goal. 

I have ongoing experience in working with people who have work environment and career related problems with special focus on the health care professions.

Dr. Iacobello says...

I have more than 20 years experience in treating a variety of psychiatric conditions in multiple settings,  including psychiatric hospitals, emergency departments, consultation-liaison psychiatry,  outpatient care and intensive outpatient progams.

I was trained in the treatment of these conditions in New York City as an adult and child/adolescent psychiatry.  I have been board certified in both specialties since the year 1999.  

I regularly further my education by attending yearly conferences and in practice training courses.  I also belong to a group of psychiatrists who meet in Princeton, NJ on a monthly basis to discuss their patients and the treatment they deliver. 

Dr. Iacobello says...

I have wide experience in the use of the variety of pharmacological treatments available today in psychiatry.  I also use supplements and natural remedies as well as vitamins. 

I am trained in the use of deep, restructuring psychotherapy that helps people deal with  suppressed  emotions.  This therapy is indicated for those individuals who are not happy with obtaining limited symptomatic relief but want to make deeper life changes and achieve a more satisfying and successful existence. 

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

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

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  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Conditions Treated

  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Schizophrenia
  • Somatoform Disorders

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Catania / Faculty Of Medicine and Surgery
  • Internship Hospital
    State University Of New York Health Science Center-Brooklyn

    Completed in 1991

  • Residency Hospital
    State University New York Health Sciences Center,Brooklyn

    Completed in 1994

  • Fellowship Hospital
    St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center,New York, Ny

    Completed in 1996

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

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Specialties

  • Integrative Psychiatry
  • Behavioral Psychiatry
  • Biological Psychiatry
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Functional Medicine Psychiatry
  • Psychodynamic Psychiatry
  • Social Psychiatry

Procedures Performed

  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)