Neal Mazer, MD, MPH, brings more than two decades of experience to his work as a psychiatrist in private practice in Santa Barbara, California.
About Neal Mazer
An experienced psychiatrist based in Santa Barbara, California, Neal Mazer, MD, MPH, owns and operates an adolescent and general psychiatry practice. In this capacity, he works closely with children and adolescents with a wide range of diagnoses, including obsessive-compulsive disorder, mood disorders, Tourette syndrome, and autism spectrum disorders. Neal Mazer, MD, stresses the importance of developing emotional, social, problem-solving, and relationship skills. His approach draws upon the support of many individuals in the patient’s life, including teachers, family members, counselors, mentors, and peers.
Previously, Neal Mazer, MD, spent four years as the chairman and chief executive officer of the Alisos Institute, which provided strengths-based assessments and training tools. Dr. Mazer also established a company called Regroove, Inc., that developed computer-based skills assessment programs for children.
Earlier in his career, Dr. Mazer worked with the Multiagency Integrated System of Care (MISC), a federal grant-funded initiative that combined public and private children's services in Santa Barbara County. He oversaw staff training and the development of services such as foster and group homes, early intervention programs, vocational rehabilitation, and universal family service plans.