Dr. Michael Ascher is board certified in Psychiatry and Neurology and a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine. He is passionate about helping you achieve overall health, growth, fulfilling relationships, and life-satisfaction. He is committed to providing the highest level of patient care, while maintaining a respectful, nonjudgmental, and safe therapeutic space.
As a patient, you will receive individualized care, including talk therapy and/or medication management. Dr. Ascher uses a holistic approach to treat anxiety, depression, Adult ADHD, relationship problems, adult learning difficulties, grief, and trauma. Additionally, he can help you with stress management, work-life balance, career and life transitions, and issues central to the creative process. His approach is flexible, respectful, personalized, and open-minded. Dr. Ascher was selected as the national winner (2015) and city winner (2015, 2016) of the Doctors’ Choice Awards in Psychiatry. He also received the Patients’ Choice Award (2016), On-Time Doctor Award (2016) and Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016).
More Than Just Medication
Dr. Ascher will take the time to talk to you and to learn about your situation. He can tailor a customized plan for change based on your circumstances, values and needs. He regularly collaborates with other clinicians in the area and around the country and maintains a rich network of colleagues who share his approach and style including primary care doctors, dentists, personal trainers, nutritionists, Adult ADHD coaches, educational coaches, career advisers, etc. Learn more about what to expect with Dr. Ascher.
Teaching Psychiatrist in Philadelphia
Dr. Ascher is a Clinical Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. This affords him the opportunity to remain involved in cutting-edge clinical research and advancements in the field. Additionally, he is involved in mentoring and teaching medical students, residents and fellows.
Private Practice Psychiatrist in Philadelphia
Dr. Ascher maintains a private practice in Center City, Philadelphia and Bala Cynwyd. Click here for directions. Patient privacy and confidentiality are of the utmost importance and individuals are seen in a discreet setting.
Personalized Addiction Treatment
Dr. Ascher specializes in treating substance use problems and other compulsive behaviors for high functioning adults utilizing evidence-based practices. You will see a clinician who listens to your agenda, cares, and is an expert in the treatment of addictions and psychiatry. Confidentiality is of the utmost importance. Dr. Ascher has years of experience working with heads of corporations, senior managers, lawyers, entrepreneurs, physicians, dentists, veterinarians, psychologists, artists, and public figures. Regardless of vocation, many of those suffering have an extraordinary ability to prevent their substance use from negatively affecting their job or career, at least for a while.
If necessary, Dr. Ascher can design a personalized Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for those leaving rehab or looking for more support. Dr. Ascher can also help you to identify world class treatment options based on your values, needs and goals. In times of crisis, Dr. Ascher can respond quickly and work with you and your family to address a loved ones substance problems.
Private, Discreet, and Confidential Consultation
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