Carl Fleisher, MD, Psychiatry, Los Angeles, CA, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

CarlFleisherMD

Psychiatry Los Angeles, CA

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Assistant Clinical Professor, UCLA Psychiatry | Head of Clinical @ reflect | Private practice

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Summary

  • I specialize in mood dysregulation and personality disorders in adolescents, particularly mentalization-based therapy (MBT) and Good Psychiatric Management of BPD.

Education & Training

  • UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital
    UCLA Neuropsychiatric HospitalFellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2012 - 2014
  • UCLA Medical Center
    UCLA Medical CenterResidency, Psychiatry, 2008 - 2012
  • Harvard Medical School
    Harvard Medical SchoolClass of 2008
  • Haverford CollegeB.A., Psychology, With honors, 2000 - 2004

Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2014 - 2017
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2010 - 2022
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Rising Stars Super Doctors
  • Educational Outreach Program Award (formerly the Travel Grant) American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2012
  • Angelica Luz Chavez Memorial Fund Grant Harvard Medical School, 2005

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Books/Book Chapters

Abstracts/Posters

  • Hippocampal Volume Predicts Later Social Functioning Among Those at Ultra High Risk for Psychosis
    Fleisher CA, Abadia MD, Jimenez A, Daley ML, Mittal VA, Cannon TD, Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, San Francisco, CA, 1/1/2012
  • A comparison of divalproex, gabapentin and oxcarbazepine in aggressive youth
    Korndorfer SR, MacMillan C, Fleisher CA, Mezzacappa E, Beardslee W, Gonzalez-Heydrich J, Annual Meeting of the New Clinical Drug Evaluation Unit, Phoenix, AZ, 1/1/2004
  • Comparison of divalproex and gabapentin in aggressive youth
    Korndorfer SR, MacMillan CM, Fleisher C, Beardslee W, Gonzalez-Heydrich J, Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Miami, FL, 1/1/2003
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Lectures

  • Mentalization Based Therapy 
    McLean Hospital - 4/7/2015
  • Cultural considerations in the practice of child and adolescent psychiatry 
    5/1/2014
  • RASH-BD: Risk-taking and Self Harm in Bipolar Disorder, a mentalization study 
    3/1/2014
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Other

Authored Content

  • Mentalization-Based Treatment for Personality Disorders: A Practical GuideMarch 2018
  • Mentalization-Based Treatment for Personality Disorders: A Practical GuideMarch 2018
  • Blog1/1/2017
  • Blog1/1/2017
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Press Mentions

  • 'Emotions Are Meant to Be Shared': California Therapists Gives Advice on Coping Amid Crises
    'Emotions Are Meant to Be Shared': California Therapists Gives Advice on Coping Amid CrisesSeptember 10, 2020 10:35

Grant Support

  • Needs of New FathersUCLA Pritzker Center for Strengthening Families2019–2020

Committees

  • Non-member participant, AACAP Psychotherapy Committee 2013 - 2014

Research History

  • Principal InvestigatorI was the Co-Principal Investigator of a study comparing mentalization among children and adolescents with bipolar disorder to healthy controls.2013 - 2015

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations