Our Doctors

Dr. John Pastor

 

Dr. John Pastor is a board-certified child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist. He graduated from Louisiana State University Medical Center and completed residency training and a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at the University of Washington. He specializes in the evaluation and treatment of interpersonal, social, academic, and occupational difficulties, which arise from the complex interplay of biological, psychological and social factors. Treatment modalities he provides include medication management, individual and family psychotherapy, consultation to schools and collaboration with other providers including psychotherapists and other physicians.

Dr. Charles Wang

 

Dr. Charles Wang received training from the University of Nebraska/Creighton University for adult psychiatry and the University of Washington for child and adolescent psychiatry. He has extensive experiences in inpatient psychiatric hospital care working with individuals suffering from acute mood conditions to those exhibiting psychoses. Dr. Wang is now working full time at his outpatient practice specializing in treating youths and adults with ADHD, OCD, depression, bipolar disorder, and anxiety issues. He has a special interest in treating eating disorders and self-injurious behaviors. He places strong emphasis on the balance of psychotherapy with pharmacotherapy. He wants his patients to understand that medication usage provides a buffering function to allow time for changes through psychotherapy to take hold. Dr. Wang formulated DSA (Developmental and Systems Approach) for the treatment of individuals with severe challenges in mental health. He is the author of Essentially Alone (publication pending) and A Developmental and Systems Approach to treating emptiness. 

Dr. Marisol Toliver-Sokol

 

Dr. Marisol Toliver-Sokol is a licensed Psychiatrist in the state of Washington who treats children, adolescents and adults. She received her training in adult as well as child and adolescent psychiatry at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Toliver-Sokol specializes in the evaluation and treatment of the broad spectrum of psychiatric conditions. Treatment modalities include medication management, individual and family psychotherapy, consultation to schools and collaboration with other mental health and medical providers; with the goal of developing a safe, supportive environment to help the individual heal and grow.

Dr. Claire Pastor

 

Dr. Claire Pastor is a board-certified psychiatrist in Washington State.  She completed her residency at the University of Washington.  She specializes in the evaluation and treatment of a broad range of psychiatric conditions with a special interest in early adulthood and women's health issues.  Treatment modalities include medication management, individual psychotherapy, and collaboration with other mental health and medical providers.

Dr. Irving Kohlberg

 

Dr. Irving Kohlberg is a psychiatrist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of children, adolescents, and adults. He is Clinical Assistant Professor in Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the University of Washington. He is on the staff at Children’s Hospital and provides clinical consultation services to Northwest University and Secret Harbor Residential Treatment Program. 

Natalie Hale, PhD

 

Dr. Natalie Hale is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who has dedicated her career to improving the mental health of children, adolescents, and families. Dr. Hale has more than 15 years of experience and extensive training in the field of childhood traumatic stress. In addition to being a Nationally Certified Provider and Trainer of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dr. Hale has a wealth of experience delivering evidenced-based individual, family, and group interventions for the treatment of a wide range of emotional, behavioral and adjustment problems in children and adolescents such as anxiety, stress, depression, posttraumatic stress and problematic sexual behaviors. She has worked with youth in a variety of settings including those involved in foster care and juvenile justice. Dr. Hale received her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Missouri – Kansas City and completed the APA Accredited Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Center on Child Abuse and Neglect with emphasis areas in Pediatric Psychology and Child Maltreatment. Dr. Hale comes to us from the State of Washington Department of Children, Youth, and Families where she served youth who were placed there following an adjudication for a crime. Dr. Hale previously served as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Psychology Department at the University of St. Louis and more recently, served as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine.

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