Dr Altobelli is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and certified in suboxone treatment. Dr Altobelli was a fellow in the Department of Addiction Psychiatry at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset NY and she completed her adult psychiatry residency training there as well. Prior to medical school Dr Altobelli earned a Bachelors of Fine Arts at University of Arizona and worked in the film industry in NYC for over a decade. With a unique background in addiction, psychiatry, trauma and film Dr Altobelli is a respected consultant on behavioral health topics.
She believes strongly in the mind body spirit connection and has tailored her practice to treat clients with a holistic approach. In conjunction with standard psychopharmacology and talk therapy, Dr Altobelli integrates alternative modalities as part of the healing process, including Energy Medicine and Energy Psychology. Encouraging clients to embrace compassion and forgiveness as well as the simple and practical aspects of life–friends, shopping, cooking, nature, laughter–her goal is to empower clients to better cope with the stressors they encounter and create a life filled with joy. Dr Altobelli knows that engaging in a therapeutic relationship can be a delicate and difficult process and does her best to honor that.
At RESOLUTIONS Therapeutic Services, Dr. Altobelli is an active participant in the weekly 90-minute multidisciplinary clinical meetings, and understands the importance of collaboration and coordinated care. She conducts psychiatric assessments, sees many of the IOP clients for medication management, and also facilitates a weekly psycho-educational group on Energy Medicine and Psychopharmacology.