Kirsten Thompson, M.D. is a board certified psychiatrist with her B.S. in engineering from Cornell University, a postbaccalaureate premedical certificate from Columbia University, medical school at State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine, two years of surgical residency training at USC and psychiatric training at UCLA. She is a Health Sciences Clinical Instructor at UCLA and has been a teaching instructor at the UCLA Women’s Life Center and the UCLA Simms Mann Center for Integrative Oncology. She has extensive experience in private practice adult psychopharmacology for mood and anxiety disorders, and additional expertise in medication for women’s mental health.