Jasleen Chhatwal, MD, is Chief Medical Officer and Director of the Mood Disorders Program at Sierra Tucson, a premier residential behavioural health treatment centre. A board-certified psychiatrist, Dr Chhatwal also serves as Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. She is trained in psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive behaviour therapy, psychopharmacology, neuromodulation including ECT & rTMS, and various emerging modalities. She further completed fellowship training in Integrative Medicine from the renowned Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine.
Dr Chhatwal is active in medical student & resident physician education, aiming to enhance understanding of psychiatric disorders for varied medical personnel. She is also active in the American mental health community, advocating for her patients’, colleagues, and profession through elected positions with the Arizona Psychiatric Society and the American Psychiatric Association. Dr Chhatwal’s contributions to the mental health field have been recognised in the form of a Presidential Award for Leadership from the Arizona Psychiatric Society, and Fellowship in the American Psychiatric Association.
Echoing naturalistic healing disciplines, Dr Chhatwal believes that the human body has the inherent capacity to heal itself when provided with a nurturing environment for the mind, body, and spirit. In her practice, by collaboration with colleagues from various disciplines, she aims to recreate that nurturing environment so patients can start their journey towards a healthier, more wholesome life.