Dr. Valerie Westhead, MD

PsychiatryFemaleAge 63

Dr. Westhead
Telehealth services available

Aspire Health Partners Inc

919 E 2nd St Sanford, FL 32771

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(407) 323-2036

Dr. Valerie Westhead, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Sanford, FL and has over 37 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Westhead has more experience with Psychotic Disorders than other specialists in her area. She graduated from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine medical school in 1984. She has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Westhead to book an appointment.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Westhead

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Westhead treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Westhead treats other conditions, please contact the office at (407) 323-2036.

Psychotic Disorders

Psychotic disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that cause severe mental symptoms and disconnection from reality, such as schizophrenia, delusional disorder, and substance-induced psychosis.Compare with other Psychotic Disorders specialists.

Dr. Westhead is experienced in the area of Psychotic Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

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Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
Schizoaffective Disorder
Schizophrenia
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
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Dr. Westhead's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder

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Dr. west head and I had some history due to my substance abuse but she was dead set on giving me the best chance... I did not agree with her at first but it's years later and I'm so glad she was the one to make those choices... Because of this choices I was led down a path of life a second chance... And Dr. Westhead I don't know if you'll see this. But I thank you so much!!!
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Biography

Dr. Valerie Westhead, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Sanford, FL and has over 37 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Westhead has more experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

Education

1988
Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency Hospital
1985
Medical College of Wisconsin
Internship Hospital
1984
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Valerie Westhead, MD offer telehealth services?

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

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What are Dr. Valerie Westhead, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Westhead frequently treats Psychotic Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Westhead specializes.

Where is Dr. Valerie Westhead, MD's office located?

Dr. Westhead's office is located at 919 E 2nd St, Sanford, FL 32771. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Aspire Health Partners Inc

Aspire Health Partners Inc919 E 2nd St Sanford, FL 32771
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