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Los Angeles

Ashley Pirozzi, MD

Dr. Pirozzi is a double-board certified psychiatrist specializing in treating children, adolescents and young adults. She majored in psychology at University of California, Los Angeles and graduated with honors. Dr. Pirozzi earned her medical degree from Georgetown University and went on to complete her general psychiatric training at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. She then pursued a two year fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Southern California. Dr. Pirozzi has lectured about Autism and Gender Diversity and  has served as faculty at UCLA’s child trauma clinic where she taught and supervised child psychiatry fellows. She has been a child psychiatrist at UCLA Behavioral Health Associates, and treated adolescents and college students at the Exceptional Children’s Center.

Dr. Pirozzi uses a compassionate approach to treat children and adolescents suffering from a wide range of mental health concerns. She has specialized training in child development, with a personal interest in those on the Autism spectrum. She routinely incorporates developmental, medical, family and educational factors into her evaluations. Dr. Pirozzi works with the family unit in deciphering the best treatment approach for the patient when making treatment recommendations. She works extensively with interdisciplinary teams, whether it be therapists, pediatricians, teachers or family members to explore different treatment modalities to further optimize treatment goals.

Santa Barbara

Jill K. Norman, MD

Dr. Jill Norman is a double-board certified Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist. She completed her undergraduate education at the University of California, Santa Barbara where she majored in Comparative Literature and minored in Art History. Her medical degree was completed at St George’s University she then graduated from California Pacific Medical Center’s General Psychiatry Residency in San Francisco. After completing her General Psychiatry training, Dr. Norman completed University of Southern California’s Child and Adolescent fellowship. In addition, Dr. Norman pursued further psychodynamic training at the New Center for Psychoanalysis in Los Angeles. Dr. Norman has lectured about Adolescent Suicide and psychiatric interventions. Since graduating, Dr. Norman has worked in psychiatry emergency and inpatient psychiatry in numerous hospitals in the Bay Area and Central California coast.

Dr. Norman approaches all patients holistically as authentic individuals. Coming from a multicultural background, Dr. Norman understands the complexities which can arise from unique backgrounds and experiences. She seeks to optimize individual’s in their mental health goals and quality of life whether that may be through working with families, schools, social or work dynamics. Through compassionate patient-centered care, Dr. Norman will perform a comprehensive evaluation and work with the patient to find appropriate treatment recommendations. 

Dr. Norman is currently doing a fellowship program in transgender psychiatry at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

Los Angeles | SANTA BARBARA

RYAN SCOGGINS, MD

Dr. Ryan Scoggins is a double-board certified child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist. Originally from Massachusetts, Dr. Scoggins graduated from Northeastern University where he majored in psychology and minored in philosophy. After receiving his medical degree from Touro College of Medicine in New York, he completed his general psychiatry residency at Mount Sinai in New York City as Chief Resident. He went on to complete his child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at University of Southern California.

Dr. Scoggins specializes in treating athletes, young adults and individuals of all ages who are motivated towards optimization. He is passionate about providing a holistic comprehensive approach to numerous mental health conditions including anxiety, ADHD, bipolar disorder, depression and obsessive compulsive disorder. Dr. Scoggins not only brings his expertise in the field of child, adolescent and adult psychiatry, but he is an excellent communicator and is able to synthesize complex information and explain it to his patients in a way that is easy to understand.