Dr. Powers is a double board certified Psychiatrist in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and General Psychiatry. She has 23 years experience in treating patients with compassion and a vast knowledge of treatment modalities and referral contacts. Dr. Powers is on the adjunct clinical faculty at Stanford University Medical Center and teaches Child Psychiatry Fellows and Adult Psychiatry Residents.
Areas of Specialty
Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry
Diagnosing and treating anxiety disorders, depression, bipolar disorder, panic attacks, OCD, eating disorders and autistic spectrum disorders.
Regional expertise in support and treatment of Well Being of Physicians in California.
Nationally recognized in the area of Prevention in Mental Health.
Specialty trained in the treatment for opiate addictions with the use of Suboxone.
Certified Hypnotherapist and Master Practitioner for the treatment of a variety of issues and disorders.
Dr. Powers was the Founder, President and Medical Director of a mental health day treatment facility for women, Mountain Oak Comprehensive Care, PC (MOCC), in Santa Cruz County. Her latest venture is a new concept in transitional housing to teach independent living skills to young adults with autism.