Dr. Rukhsana Rizvi is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She completed her training in General Psychiatry at Temple University and went on to become Chief Resident in the Department of Psychiatry during her time there. She is now working at her private practice in the Roswell, Alpharetta Area. She has experience in treating adolescents, adults, and geriatric patients.
She has experience in academic psychiatry and her academic interests include cultural and gender differences affecting responses to psychotherapy. She enjoys speaking to various organizations about her interests in psychiatry.
She is an empathetic listener and is interested in treating depression, anxiety, stress, and issues relating to domestic violence and women’s issues.
To improve access to and quality of psychiatric services. To improve research into all aspects of mental illness, including causes, prevention, and treatment of psychiatric disorders. To improve psychiatric education and training. To promote optimal conditions for practice and career satisfaction.
Uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain to improve symptoms of depression.
Computer based test that measures the hyperactivity, impulsivity and inattention/distractibility.
Educating patient about the illness, importance of medicine and therapy.
Addresses issues that influence the functioning of the family.
Medicine used to treat different disorders based on APA guideline.
Bipolar disorder is associated with mood swings that range from the lows of depression to the highs of mania.
A disorder characterized by auditory visual hallucination paranoid thoughts and delusions.
Characterized by persistently depressed mood or loss of interest in activities, causing significant impairment in daily life.
Characterized by feelings of worry or fear that are strong enough to interfere with one's daily activities
Developmental disabilities that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges.
Characterized by uncontrollable, unwanted thoughts and repetitive, ritualized behaviors you feel compelled to perform.