Dr. Jeffrey Ditzell opened his private practice with the goal of providing his patients an extra level of care and compassion. He is aware that every patient is different and manages treatment with that in mind; he works to get to know his patients and find the best treatment approach for each specific condition and situation. Dr. Ditzell’s goal is to help get you better – to help get you through whatever turmoil you’re facing, to help you lead a life of fulfillment and happiness. People suffering with mental illnesses, addictions, and emotional distress need a doctor who is capable and can offer a quick response, and Dr. Ditzell does just that. He has business hours every day by appointment, with flexible weekend and evening hours to accommodate patients’ work schedules. Dr. Jeffrey Ditzel is an Adult ADHD Psychiatrist in New York City.
Dr. Ditzell enjoys practice as a General Adult Psychiatrist working in Private Practice in New York City. Dr. Ditzell’s depth and breadth of clinical experience is unique, having served as the Chief of an inpatient Dual Diagnosis Unit, as the lead attending in two Psychiatric ER’s, and as the Lead Physician of an Assisted Community Treatment team.
Additionally, Dr. Ditzell has been committed to the Service of Soldiers in the United states Army for over 20 years, having attained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army. Lieutenant Colonel Ditzell has served with distinction, and has been awarded the Army Commendation Medal, having served as the Division Psychiatrist in Tikrit, Iraq during deployment in 2005. Dr. Ditzell has had the additional honor of serving as Medical Officer for a Community-Based Warrior Transition Unit at Rock Island Arsenal, assisting soldier’s and their families making the often-times difficult transition from overseas deployment to home.
Dr. Ditzell has completed Fellowships in Addiction Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine and Public Psychiatry, and received his medical degree from The Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Lauren Cadillac is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Personal Trainer. With past experience as a clinical dietitian in an acute care hospital, personal involvement and success in the bodybuilding industry, her own personal training business and years of nutrition coaching, Lauren is a well-rounded member of our team. If you struggle with anxiety, depression, gut issues, sleep problems, food sensitivities, unfavorable eating patterns, or are simply looking to level up your nutrition, for athletic performance or every day life, Lauren is here to help. As our “Feel Good Dietitian”, her main focus is getting you to your goals as quickly as possible while enjoying the process of getting there. She believes nutrition is something we change in order to reach our highest potential, not another thing to add to our plate (pun intended) to worry about. Lauren works hard to foster a strong relationship with her clients so they not only feel supported and motivated throughout the process, but so they FEEL GOOD along the way.
Eileen graduated from San Francisco State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and is currently completing a Master’s program in Mental Health Counseling. She has always believed there to be a correlation between mental and physical health and decided to combine them in her practice.
In her role as the Director of Patient Care and Practice Operations, Eileen gets to combine her love of business with her passion for working with people to create a healthier, happier life. She is inspired by the progress she has seen clients make and is thrilled to be able to play a role in their treatment.
Shannon Mostafiz is a holistic based Registered Nurse who is focused on healthcare that integrates the mind, body and soul addressing the individual from a cellular and systemic perspective. Shannon started her career as a certified personal trainer and group fitness and yoga instructor who provided nutrition and life coaching with an emphasis on the correlation between diet, lifestyle and mood. With a strong background personally and instructionally in meditation, Shannon has coached individuals and led groups through a variety of meditation practices that she has developed over ten years.
Shannon has facilitated wellness groups focusing on communication strategies, performance optimization and emotional regulation allowing people to live fully empowered and vibrant. She is currently perusing her Masters in Psychiatry and Mental Health as a Nurse Practitioner.
Kevin Hamilton graduated from Stony Brook University Masters of Science in Nursing, as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. His experience includes working in the medical emergency room at Wykoff & Brookdale Hospital, as well as working for a division of the Office of Mental Health ACT Team. Through this experience, Kevin felt a calling to assist individuals with mental health concerns.
Kevin gained invaluable experience both in the classroom and through his intensive clinical rotations. With training experience across a life span from childhood to adult, Kevin has helped individuals with depression, anxiety, mood disorders, and substance abuse. Trained in cognitive behavioral therapy & psychodynamic therapy he pulls and utilizes various treatment modalities to adequately care for his patients.
Kevin has worked under the direction of Dr. Jeffrey Ditzell on the ACT team for several years and we are excited to have him on our team in private practice.