Dr. James Luzano is a board-certified Psychiatrist who specializes in Addiction providing individualized treatment. He can provide diagnostic assessment and clarification, medication management, psychotherapy, as well as addiction treatment including buprenorphine maintenance. Dealing with mental illness and addiction can be extremely difficult and painful. He understands that not everyone is the same and that a comprehensive diagnosis and flexible treatment plan are important to successful recovery. You will receive his care and compassion in a non-judgmental environment to help you and your loved ones heal.
Dr. Luzano has experience in therapy that promotes empathy, understanding cognitive-behavioral processes, psychodynamics, and motivation for change. Moreover, he has applied these in PTSD and other anxiety disorders, depression and mood disorders.
Dr. Luzano graduated with a degree in Chemical Engineering from Columbia University and completed medical school at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He completed his Psychiatry residency at the UCLA - San Fernando Valley Program and completed his Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.