Dr. Michael Ascher is board certified in Psychiatry and is 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.
Dr. Ascher treats adults (18+) suffering from anxiety, depression, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, relationship problems, 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.
Dr. Ascher makes himself readily accessible to all his patients so that he can partner with them to ensure the best possible clinical outcomes. He is committed to providing a respectful, nonjudgmental, and collaborative therapeutic space.
Dr. Ascher will provide a careful diagnostic evaluation and make detailed treatment recommendations so that medications and psychotherapy are prescribed only if necessary.
Dr. Ascher was selected as the national winner (2015) and city winner (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018) of the Doctors’ Choice Awards in Psychiatry. He also received the Patients’ Choice Award (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019), On-Time Doctor Award (2016, 2017, 2018,2019) and Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019). Dr. Ascher was also recognized in Main Line Today’s Top Doctors (2018) and Castle Connolly Top Doctors (2019).
Private Practice Psychiatry in Philadelphia & the Main Line
Teaching Psychiatrist in Philadelphia
Dr. Ascher is a Clinical Assistant Professor of 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. He mentors and teaches medical students, residents, and fellows.
Personalized Addiction Treatment
In addition to his general psychiatry practice, Dr. Ascher also works with high functioning individuals who are motivated to reduce or abstain from substance use. You will see a clinician who listens to your agenda, cares, and is an expert in the treatment of addictions and psychiatry.
Private, Discreet, & Confidential Consultation
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 promptly. Dr. Ascher’s practice is typically at full capacity and he can accept new patients on a very limited basis.
Dr. Ascher is a psychiatrist in Philadelphia, serving clients in Center City and the Philadelphia Main Line area, including Wayne, Villanova, Bryn Mawr, Rosemont, Gladwyne, Radnor, Haverford, Ardmore, Wynnewood, Narberth, Merion, Strafford, Berwyn, Devon, Malvern, St. Davids, Lower Merion Township, Radnor Township, Haverford Township, Tredyffrin Township, Easttown Township, Willistown Township, Montgomery, Delaware, Chester County Pa.