Sanjaya Saxena, MD
Psychiatrist, Rogers Behavioral Health-San Diego
Narrative of Services:
I have treated 700 – 1000 patients with OCD over the course of my career, as well as several hundred patients with Hoarding Disorder, and hundreds with BDD, BFRB’s, and Tic Disorders. Currently, I am the psychiatrist for all adult patients at Rogers Behavioral Health-San Diego, which offers intensive treatment for OCD, Anxiety Disorders, Depression, and related disorders, in our partial hospital program (PHP) and intensive outpatient program (IOP). My current caseload is about 75-80% patients with OCD.
have extensive experience working with patients and families of many different ethnic, racial, socio-economic, and religious backgrounds, as well as different sexual orientations. San Diego is a diverse and multicultural region, and my clinical and research programs work with a very diverse patient population. In addition, I both received and provided training in cultural competency in my many years as a faculty member in the UCLA School of Medicine and the UC San Diego Health System.
Facilities accessible by clients of all mobility levels: Yes
I have been treating OCD and OC Spectrum Disorders for the last 26 years. I directed the UCSD Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders Program for 14 years. Prior to that, I directed the UCLA OCD Research Program for 10 years. I am on the Scientific and Clinical Advisory Board of the IOCDF and have served as faculty for IOCDF BTTI’s. My clinical work and research are focused on the treatment and OCD, Hoarding Disorder, and other OC Spectrum Disorders. I have supervised and taught psychiatry, psychology, and other mental health trainees about OCD and OC-Related Disorders for 24 years.