Dr. Paul R. Valbuena
Dr. Paul R. Valbuena is the Founder, President and CEO of Valbuena Psychiatry and Valley Neurobehavioral Institute, PLLC. Dr. Valbuena also serves as Medical Director of Valley Hospital, a private 121 bed hospital, in Phoenix, AZ. Valley hospital specializes in acute mental health care offering many different programs including chemical dependency treatment and detox. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Dr Valbuena is Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry and Board Certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. His Double Board Certification and his special qualifications in Addiction Psychiatry allows him to treat comfortably the full spectrum of ages from 1 yr old to the geriatric population. He is well versed in treating people who are in acute withdrawal from many illicit substances like but not limited to heroine, methamphetamine and alcohol. As a father of three school age children, he is passionate about treating families and children with emotional, behavioral and addiction challenges.
Dr. Valbuena was born in Baltimore, Maryland and moved to Oklahoma where he was raised by his physician parents in the family tradition of serving others through the medical profession. He attended the University of Oklahoma in 1988, where he earned BS in Microbiology. He was and still is an active member of Sigma Chi Fraternity, Beta Kappa chapter and the University of Oklahoma.
In an effort to learn more about his culture and heritage, he went to the Philippines after obtaining his Bachelors of Science and attended Fatima University School of Medicine School in the Phillipines. It was there he met Gina, a fellow medical student who would soon become his wife. Dr Valbuena's wife plays an active role at Valbuena Psychiatry in managing the every day operations of the clinic. Her vast knowledge in medicine and patient care is a big plus for the staff and clients who choose to receive services from our institution.
After obtaining his Doctorate of Medicine, he returned to the US with his wife and then 2 children. He then completed his adult psychiatry residency program at Michigan State University where he did research in collaboration with the University of Michigan. Many of his researches include an important study funded by Pfizer where he explored the risks and benefits of antidepressants in women who were pregnant and post partum.
After completing his residency, his passion to treat children and adolescents continued. Dr Valbuena applied for a two year fellowship where he was sought after and offered positions at Johns Hopkins University in his childhood home Baltimore, MD, Universtiy of Connecticut, Yale Universtiy, and the University of Florida. After contemplation, Dr Valbuena decided on doing fellowship in a state he knew he wanted to settle down in. He has family in the valley of sun, phoenix and scottsdale, and made a hard decision to forgo ivy league schools and opted to join Maricopa Medical Center to do his Child and adolsecnet fellowhip program. It was a decision he never regretted.
His experience in the Valley of the Sun has really opened the doors and he has had the privilige to work in many different settings treating many different populations of people in the phoenix metropolitan area.
Dr. Valbuena’s comprehensive experience includes having worked as an attending physician at Aurora Behavioral Health, Jewish Family and Health Services, Maricopa Medical Center and Desert Vista. Aside from his private practice in Scottsdale, he is currently medical director of the Exclusively Women’s Program at Valley Hospital. For the past 2 years he has been serving as President of the Medical Staff at Valley Hospital. In addition, he is a Consulting Psychiatrist for Journey Healing Centers and The Silkworth Manor, both in Scottsdale, AZ.
Dr. Valbuena, his wife Gina and their three children reside in Scottsdale Arizona and plan to stay to serve the good people of our community. Dr Valbuena strives for client satisfaction in an attempt to make a difference in many peoples lives who suffer from psychiatric illnessess.
Dr. James M. Campbell, M.D.
Dr. James M. Campbell, Board Certified in Psychiatry and in Administrative Psychiatry, a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association announces his new office in Scottsdale. Dr. Campbell obtained his Degree in Medicine at the University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines. He completed his residency training in Psychiatry and Psychoanalytic training at Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, New York.
I was born, raised and educated in the Philippines. My grandfather who was with the U.S. Army Engineering Corps was deployed to the Philippines after the Spanish-American War, when Spain ceded the Philippines to the United States. The young soldier married a young Filipina school teacher and had my father, who was their only son.
I came to the United States two years after I graduated from medical school and went to New York for my specialty training in Psychiatry.
My moves from New York to Pennsylvania, then to Arizona have given me a vast knowledge of the richness of the American culture and an intimate knowledge of its people. My experiences in both private practice, and with the Veterans Administration, have given me a very good view of the health care needs of the civilians and the unique needs of veterans. As a Commander of Medical Units of the U.S. Air Force Reserves, I am a witness to the patriotism and the passion to serve one’s country among the many young soldiers under my command.
I have always been involved not only in organized medicine, but also in community service. In organized medicine I held positions of leadership at the local and national level. I had the opportunity to be a speaker on various topics related to mental health both in the United States and abroad. I am involved in humanitarian work to promote the education and welfare of all minorities and refugees. I am a strong advocate in promoting diversity and inclusion and the elimination of discrimination and prejudice among people.
I have 45 years of clinical experience . I keep my knowledge current. With patient’s consent, I am willing to collaborate with and/or refer patients to other medical health providers when necessary. I treat my patients with dignity, respect and compassion. My practice is always conducted with high ethical standards.
- Supportive Psychotherapy
- Pharmacotherapy (Medication Management)
- Cross-cultural Psychiatry
FOCUS OF TREATMENT:
- Mental Health issues unique to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT)
Affirmative supportive therapy provided. Therapy may include intimate partners of the same or different sex, spouse or families.
- LGBT with other major mental illness
- Marital conflict leading to dysfunctional relationship, disruption of the family due to separation or divorce
- Dysfunctional relationship of committed unmarried couples
- Sexual Dysfunctions and Gender Dysphoria
- Mental Illness related to aging process including Alzheimer’s Disease
- Acculturation difficulties, impaired adjustment to new culture following migration and immigration
- Short term intervention to stressed senior executives functioning under highly competitive and demanding work environment and other social and family obligations
- Short term intervention for single parents of either sex, from demands of parenthood,intimate relationships work and other social and personal needs
M.D. Degree - University of Santo Tomas, School of Medicine and Surgery, Manila, Philippines
- Internship – St. John’s Riverside Hospital, Yonkers, New York
- Residency in Psychiatry – Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, New York
- Private consulting practice, Scottsdale, Arizona
- Administrative Psychiatric Consultant, CMO, Maricopa Integrated Health System, Phoenix, Arizona
- Chief of Staff, Veterans Administration Hospital, Shreveport, Louisiana
- Chief of Staff, Veterans Administration Hospital, Canandaigua, New York
- Chief of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Veterans Administration Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona
- Director of Psychiatry, Divine Providence Hospital, Williamsport, Pennsylvania
- Medical Director, Lycoming Mental Health Center, Williamsport, Pennsylvania
- Private practice in Psychiatry specializing in Adult/Forensic psychiatry and sexual disorders, Williamsport, Pennsylvania
- Research Associate Psychiatrist, Cornell University Medical Center, Department of Social Psychiatry with emphasis in Suicidology, Manhattan, New York
- Licensed to practice Medicine in Arizona State
- Board Certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
- Board Certified in Administrative Psychiatry by the American Psychiatric Association
- Psychology Of Terrorism
- Management Of Acute Combat Stress in the military
- Hostage Negotiation
- Psychological Aspects Of Hostage Taking
- Psychiatric Emergencies in the Military
- Suicide Prevention
- Death And Dying
- Sexuality And Aging
- Advances In Sex Therapy
- Sexual Function in Later Life: Enhancing Expectations and Performance?
- American Psychiatric Association
- Association of Psychiatric Administrators
- Arizona Psychiatric Society
- Philippine Psychiatrists in America
- Association of Practicing Physician in Arizona
- Past member of the Board of Medical Examiner of Arizona
Lorrie Henderson Ph.D. LCSW
Dr. Henderson has over 25 years experience in the field of behavioral health including psychiatric hospitals, foster care, residential care, group homes, schools, and outpatient settings. He has served as Chief Clinical Officer of Devereux, a national behavioral healthcare provider for children, adolescents, and adults, headquartered at Villanova, PA. Prior to that he was with KidsPeace, Inc. a national behavioral healthcare provider.
Dr. Henderson has served on multiple national boards, most recently on the Autism Speaks National Family Services Board. Dr Henderson has conducted research, published, and presented numerous journal articles on a variety of behavioral health topics. Dr. Henderson earned his bachelor’s degree in social work from Florida Atlantic University, a master’s degree in social work from Florida International University, and a doctoral degree in social work from Barry University. Dr. Henderson earned an MBA, summa cum laude, from Jones International University. Dr. Henderson is a licensed clinical social worker.
Dr. Henderson’s practice provides the most cutting-edge evidenced-based psychotherapies based on the latest scientific research in a safe, comfortable, non-judgmental environment. He works with families, couples, adults, adolescents, and children. The mainstay of Dr. Henderson’s practice is a strength-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) approach utilizing cognitive restructuring and modifying maladaptive behavioral patterns. He treats trauma, depression/mood disorders, anxiety, addictions, marital difficulties, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorders, conduct disorder, and child/adolescent behavioral disorders, among other conditions.
Dr. Ravi N. Chandiramani
Dr. Ravi N. Chandiramani is a naturopathic physician and a pioneer in the field of integrative addiction medicine.
His unique approach to the treatment of chemical dependency and co-occurring psychological disorders has been refined over his decade of direct clinical experience with this patient population, Integrative Addiction Medicine effectively combines evidence-based conventional addiction medicine with the nurturing and rebuilding modalities inherent to the practice of naturopathic medicine.
Dr. Chandiramani is President and CEO of Rays of the Sun, LLC, a unique company that oversees the implementation and delivery of cutting edge integrative medical care to patients in a variety of ambulatory treatment settings including subacute detox, residential treatment centers and outpatient medical/behavioral health practices.
Dr. Chandiramani has served as Corporate Medical Director of Journey Healing Centers since 2006. He presently oversees 40 residential beds in 2 states (AZ, UT) and leads a professional staff comprised of physicians, nurse practitioners, and behavioral health professionals.