Dr. Daniel Emina is a child/adolescent and adult psychiatrist who earned his medical degree from the University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, and completed his general residency in psychiatry and child/adolescent psychiatry fellowship at the University of Hawaii Department of Psychiatry. He is an Associate Medical Director of the Amen Clinics, a nationwide network of pioneering brain health clinics, founded by Dr. Daniel Amen.
His leadership role entails development of best practices, treatment strategies, quality control, mentorship, technology implementation, and outreach. He serves his patients in an outpatient clinic setting using psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy, pharmacogenomics, functional imaging, TMS, and alternative/integrative therapies to optimize brain health and function.
He enjoys working with children and adults, and is well-versed in individual, family, couples, and group psychotherapy. He’s experienced in treatment of anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, mood disorders, addiction, ADD/ADHD, impulsive/disruptive behavior disorders, autism spectrum, psychotic disorders, OCD, PTSD, and TBI. He approaches treatment with a foundational belief that each person is born with a purpose and sees brain health as a vital part of achieving this purpose. He helps each individual discover their unique formula for health and works collaboratively with them to create a comprehensive treatment plan that helps them achieve their goals.
He is particularly interested in the integration of technology and health care, particularly machine learning/AI in creating decision-support tools for clinicians to better treat their patients.
Dr. Emina is a board member of the Center for Child and Family Development and a council member of the One Hit Away Advisory Council. He’s also a board member and treasurer for the Extended Arms Initiative in Los Angeles.
Dr. Emina is married to Emily and has 2-year-old daughter named Abigail.