Dr. Yvette Kaunismaki, MD

Dr. Yvette Kaunismaki, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Dr. Yvette Kaunismaki, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Reno, NV and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from University Of Nevada At Reno in 2003 and specializes in psychiatry and behavioral therapy.Read her story

495 Apple St Ste 100

Reno, NV 89502

Contact Information

(775) 827-2400

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Hometown Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kaunismaki performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Borderline Personality Disorder
more than 75% of peers
Cocaine Addiction
more than 55% of peers
Bipolar Disorder
more than 47% of peers

Dr. Kaunismaki's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Kaunismaki's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kaunismaki "I grew up in Nevada and received all my education and training in Northern Nevada. I graduated from the University of Nevada School of Medicine, and I'm a board certified psychiatrist who works with older adolescents and adults. I believe in a holistic approach to mental health. Though medication management is an important part of my practice, I also specialize in a variety of psychotherapy modalities which include cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness practices and brief psychotherapy. I have worked in a variety of settings ranging from state hospitals to the private sector."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kaunismaki "Memor Health offers psychotherapy and medication management in a compassionate, empowering and therapeutic"

2  Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Behavioral Therapy

1  Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

31  Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

3  Procedures

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Nevada At Reno
    Medical School | Graduated 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kaunismaki has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kaunismaki's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaunismaki to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kaunismaki's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Kaunismaki (Dr. K) came recommended by my teenage daughter's therapist. Although the office area is Spartan; the cordiality of the staff and the psychiatric session was very satisfactory. Dr. K made us all feel very comfortable and was able to get my daughter to open up and discuss some issues....more
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