Dr. Debbie FinkelsteinDr. Finklestein is a Board Certified General and Addiction Psychiatrist in Santa Monica and Redondo Beach. After graduating from Albert Einstein’s Beth Israel Medical Center residency in General Psychiatry, Dr. Finklestein pursued additional training through the Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship at NYU Bellevue Hospital.  She practiced privately in New York City from 2007- 2009, focusing on both general and addiction psychiatry, and held clinical instructorships at The Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York at Beth Israel Medical Center, and at NYU Medical School at Bellevue Hospital.  Dr. Finklestein’s patient population ranges from adolescents and adults with general psychiatric issues as well as cancer-related issues, chemical dependence, eating disorders and co-occuring illnesses.

Dr. Finkelstein is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is also a licensed buprenorphine provider. Dr. Finklestein also supervises residents from Harbor-UCLA’s Department of Psychiatry as an associate clinical instructor.