Hiruy Gennesse, M.D.

Medical Director

“I believe in treating the whole family system for lasting change to take place. I take a holistic approach to psychiatry that allows for healing to occur for the entire family unit.”

An expert in child and adolescent psychiatry, Dr. Gennesse leads our team of professionals with enthusiasm and an unparalleled commitment to each and every teen who walks through our doors. As the driving force at Sherman Oaks, Dr. Gennesse, affectionately known as “Doctor G.”, provides top notch psychiatric care to our teens while simultaneously directing our treatment team. As Medical Director, Dr. Gennesse oversees all treatment plans and tirelessly searches for opportunities to maximize the therapeutic value of our services. His commitment to helping troubled adolescents has had an impact on countless teens who have sought refuge with us in their darkest times.

Dr. Gennesse earned his medical degree at UCLA and received his DEA and medical licenses from the University of Southern California. He went on to complete his residency at the University of Southern California (USC). This in-depth training aptly prepared him to specialize in the treatment of depression, addiction and anxiety. Dr. Gennesse’s practice has taken him to the LA County Hospital and the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry department at UCLA. This in-depth medical training makes him a leading expert in the treatment of mood disorders, addiction, anxiety and trauma.

As medical director, Dr. Gennesse guides our team of professionals while rigorously upholding our core values and unwavering commitment to the family. For Dr. Gennesse, psychotherapy and psychopharmacology are intimately linked. He appreciates that medication management is only one small part of a treatment approach that includes mind, body and soul.

In his spare time Dr. Gennesse enjoys traveling, golf and basketball.

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