Dr. Helen Lavretsky is a Professor In-Residence of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Director of the Late Life Mood, Stress, and Wellness Research Program, and Director of the Integrative Psychiatry Clinic at UCLA. She is an internationally renowned expert on geriatric and caregiver depression, as well as complementary and integrative medicine and mind-body approaches to treatment and prevention of mood and cognitive disorders in older adults. She has received many prestigious research awards throughout her career, two Research Career Development awards from the National Institute of Mental Health; and one from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health.
Dr. Sarah Nguyen is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and the Associate Director of the Integrative Psychiatry Clinic at UCLA. Her research focuses on pharmacological and combination strategies using complementary and behavioral interventions for mood and cognitive disorders in adults of all ages. She has received a Clinical Attending Teaching Award and a Kindness Award for her work with residents and patients.