Dr. Ascher practices holistic psychiatry, recognizing the absolute importance of supporting patients with a network of talented holistic care providers to achieve optimal healing and health. Dr. Ascher is knowledgeable about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and can recommend alternative and natural medication to treat mental health issues. However, many herbal medications lack scientific evidence of efficacy, as they are considered dietary food supplements and are not subject to the same FDA standards as all prescription drugs. Please see a recent article that Dr. Ascher coauthored on “The Role of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Adolescent Substance Use Disorders.”
Natural Treatments Include:
- L-Methylfolate (Deplin)
- Omega-3 Fatty Acids (Fish Oil)
- S-Adenosyl-L-Methionine (SAMe)
- St. John’s Wort
In an effort to create this multidisciplinary and complementary approach, he collaborates with local specialists who share his philosophy.
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Dr. Ascher often collaborates with nutritionists, naturopathic doctors, homeopathic doctors, music & art therapists, acupuncturists, and yoga practitioners. Mindfulness can be practiced with Dr. Ascher or with a recommended professional. Exercise may be part of your program.
Due to a high volume of inquiries, Dr. Ascher may not be able to return phone calls, so please fill out the contact form on this website and Dr. Ascher will try his best to answer within 24 hours. If the practice is full, Dr. Ascher will try his best to refer you to a trusted colleague based on your individual needs.Please share this post!