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We provide targeted care for pediatric, adult and geriatric patients. Call 800-825-9989 or 310-825-9989 to learn more about our psychiatry services. 

Meet Our Team 

At Specialty Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic (SPOC), we value the team-based approach to comprehensive behavioral health treatment. 

Our team consists of psychiatrists, therapists, and care coordinators. 

As a team, we believe that we can provide the highest quality of care for our patients!


Jessica K. Jeffrey, MD, MPH, MBA – Medical Director 

Dr. Jeffrey is a child and adolescent psychiatrist at the Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA. She is the Associate Director of Ambulatory Services within the UCLA Department of Psychiatry and serves as the Associate Director of the Division of Population Behavioral Health. She is the Lead Psychiatrist at UCLA Behavioral Health Associates and the Director of the UCLA/Los Angeles Department of Mental Health Tele Hub Program, where she oversees the delivery of pediatric integrated behavioral health services within the Antelope Valley and through STAND, a program of the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge, at East Los Angeles College.

Dr. Jeffrey is an advocate for improved access to mental health services. Her research and clinical interests include systems of health care delivery and psychedelic assisted psychotherapies. She has completed training in MDMA-assisted psychotherapy with MAPS (October 2022) and the Ketamine Medical Provider Training from the Integrative Psychiatry Institute (December 2021). She also received the Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy Certificate from Integrative Psychiatry Institute (December 2022). She has published articles in the fields of health services delivery and mental health, spanning topics including integrated behavioral healthcare, measurement-based care practices, professional quality of life in Head Start communities, and quality of life in mental illness. 

Dr. Jeffrey is a Distinguished Fellow of both the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She teaches within the UCLA Stress, Trauma, and Resilience (STAR) Clinic and serves on the Psychoharmacologic Drug Advisory Committee for the FDA.



Marc Weintraub, PhD – Therapy Supervisor

Dr. Marc Weintraub is a clinical psychologist and an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at UCLA. Dr. Weintraub received his Bachelor of Arts in psychology and social welfare at the University of California, Berkeley. He received his Doctorate in clinical psychology at the University of Miami and completed his clinical internship at the UCLA Semel Institute. He then conducted a postdoctoral fellowship in child and adolescent mood disorders at the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior before joining the faculty. 

Dr. Weintraub has clinical expertise in the diagnostic assessment and psychosocial treatment of adolescents and adults with mood disorders, psychotic disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and autism spectrum disorders. Dr. Weintraub’s research focuses on the prognoses of mood and psychotic disorders as well as approaches to improve psychosocial treatments for these conditions (including psychedelic-assisted therapy and mHealth applications as adjuncts to therapy). Dr. Weintraub’s research is funded by numerous research grants, including funding from the National Institute of Mental Health, Brain and Behavior Research Foundation, American Psychological Foundation, and the Friends of Semel. He has authored and co-authored numerous published papers and book chapters and has presented at national and international scientific meetings. Dr. Weintraub is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the recipient of several awards, including the American Psychological Association (APA) Dissertation Award, University of Miami Academic Excellence, Leadership & Service Award, and Rod Gillis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.


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Kara Bagot, MD

Dr. Bagot is a child and adolescent psychiatrist, and an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles. Clinically, her area of focus is medication management for general psychiatric illness in youth. Dr. Bagot's research focus is on the functional impact of addiction on cognitive, neurological, psychological and behavioral development in youth, and development of novel technological methods in which to intervene early in the trajectory of high-risk adolescent behaviors. She has expertise in the burgeoning area of use of mobile technologies in psychiatry, and the ethical challenges that we face in using these technologies in clinical populations. Finally, to increase inclusion, diversity and equity of minoritized investigators in science, as well as amplify the voices of these investigators and the minoritized patient and research populations whom we serve, Dr. Bagot has served as the DEI Editor for JAMA Psychiatry and the Co-Chair of the JEDI Advisory Council for the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development Study, a 10 year longitudinal study of child and adolescent development.

Rohan Calnaido, MD

I received my medical degree from the University of Florida.  I completed my psychiatry residency at Duke University Medical Center as well as a sleep medicine fellowship at Medical College of Wisconsin.  In addition to experience with sleep medicine, I have experience providing psychiatry services in both hospital and outpatient settings. I enjoy partnering with patients to incorporate pharmaceutical as well as cognitive and behavioral interventions to optimize management of mental health and associated sleep related concerns.  

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Kelsey Collins, MD, MS

Kelsey Collins, MD, MS (she/her) attended Brown University for undergraduate and graduate school and Columbia Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons for medical school. She completed residency in adult psychiatry at NYU, where she served as Chief Resident and completed fellowship-equivalent training in reproductive psychiatry. She subsequently completed Addiction Psychiatry fellowship training at UCLA/Greater Los Angeles VA. Her clinical interests include reproductive psychiatry (psychiatric and psychological symptoms related to menstrual cycle, pregnancy/postpartum period, perinatal loss, infertility, assisted reproduction, contraception, abortion, menopause, gender-affirming care), addiction psychiatry, and trauma-informed care.

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Trung (Jack) Duong, MD

Dr. Trung (Jack) Duong is a board-certified adult psychiatrist currently working at SPOC. Born in Vietnam, Dr. Duong moved to the Bay area when he turned 11. After spending some time there, he moved to Missouri where he attended St. Louis University and received his Bachelor’s in Biological Sciences with a Minor in Anthropology. Dr. Duong received his medical degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia and went on to complete his psychiatry residency training at the University of Arizona-Tucson. His current areas of expertise include Integrative Psychiatry, college mental health, LGBTQ+ and Asian American mental health. He is deeply passionate about the intersections of race, gender, and ethnicity as they relate to his work. In his free time, Dr. Duong loves to cook different Vietnamese dishes, explore new hiking trails in LA, and learn choreography to the newest K-Pop videos.”

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Charles McTavish, MD

I became a psychiatrist because I want to help people live their most fulfilled lives. I completed all of my academic training in New York City starting at NYU as a major in Applied Psychology for undergrad and continuing to Weill Cornell for medical school, Mt Sinai Beth Israel for Adult Psychiatry Residency, and the NYU Child Studies Center for my fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. I currently hold a position as an attending psychiatrist at UCLA's Specialty Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic (SPOC) where I see both adolescent and adult patients. I am an LGBTQIA+ affirmative provider. Prior to entering medicine, I worked as a musician, a music therapist, a milieu counselor for young people in foster care, and as a teacher’s aide for children with special needs. I bring all of these experiences to my practice along with my medical training at some of the country's foremost academic medical centers. In my free time I enjoy cooking, skiing, and playing with my two chihuahua-mix dogs.


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Ariel Bahner, LCSW

Ariel Bahner is a licensed clinical social worker who specializes in infant, early child, and family mental health. She has a passion for and extensive experience working with children and families, which supports and informs her work with individuals of all ages. Her foundation of lifespan development, attachment, family systems and trauma informed care allows her to tailor her clinical practice to meet the individual needs of each person she works with. Ariel graduated with honors from California State University of Northridge with a BA in Child and Adolescent Development and a minor in Psychology, followed by a Masters in Social Work. The last 10 years she has worked in community mental health and building her private practice. She continues to deepen her knowledge and clinical practice with a focus on trauma informed treatments that include Internal Family Systems, TF-CBT, and EMDR. Ariel is a certified EMDR therapist through both EMDRIA and the Parnell Institute, which specializes in the treatment of complex trauma. Her foundational work in early development fortifies her ability to support a diverse range of individuals with a variety of challenges, including PTSD, complex trauma, depression, anxiety, maternal mental health, autism, and ADHD. In her free time, she enjoys spending quality time with family and taking in the beauty of Southern California with frequent hikes and visits to the ocean to watch the sunset. 

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Debbie Cervante, LCSW

Debbie Cervantes, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker with extensive experience working in hospitals and health care settings. Debbie has a Master of Social Work degree from New York University Silver School of Social Work and completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Debbie served for two and a half years as an outpatient therapist for Tarzana Treatment Center followed by five years of service at UCLA’s Partial Hospitalization Program, where she provided group therapy and individual therapy for patients with acute Mental Health issues. Debbie provides part-time support at Cancer Support Community of Los Angeles as a group facilitator for the weekly Spanish-speaking support groups for individuals living with cancer as well as monthly Spanish-speaking support groups for individuals Post-Treatment. Debbie is trained as a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy ( CBT) therapist through the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. Additionally, Debbie has completed training in Dialectal Behavioral Therapy ( DBT), Interpersonal Therapy ( IPT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy ( ACT). 

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William Martinez, LCSW

William Martinez is a bilingual licensed clinical social worker and brings over 20 years of experience of working with individuals, families and couples who are suffering or who are feeling “stuck” and helps them to help them overcome difficult transitions in life (death, unexpected changes, and family crises). William has a sensitivity to youth who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or have special needs. William graduated from Cal State Long Beach with a master's in social work and has a double bachelor’s from San Diego State University in Spanish and International Security and Conflict Resolution. He has specialized training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) through Dr. Sheri Manning with the Treatment Implementation Collaborative, Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) through the Academy of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies, and Marital Counseling training through the Gottman Method. William also has Motivational Interviewing and is certified in Trauma focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy through the Children's Institute. Previously, William was co-director at The Village Family Services and supported families struggling with trauma and attachment issues.  Currently, William works with the University of California as a therapist through UCLA's Specialty Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic, where patients receive comprehensive team support for medication and therapy. Most importantly, William believes his strengths as a clinician lie in his gained life experiences as a mentor and support for youth in support groups and community programs.