Board-Certified Psychiatrist, Orange County, California, USA
Work Experience:8+ years experience in psychiatry
Dr. Vania Manipod, DO, is a board-certified psychiatrist working in private practice in Orange County, California. She believes in a holistic and integrative approach to psychiatry that incorporates psychotherapeutic techniques, diet, lifestyle, and medication management.
Dr. Manipod is also a writer, speaker, and featured medical expert in various publications and TV shows. She has built an international following on social media through posts that educate about psychiatry and promote mental health.
With a passion for breaking the mental health stigma, she started blogging as a psychiatry resident in 2010 and is recognized as one of the first psychiatrists to openly write about being in therapy to address her own mental health struggles.
In 2019, she received the Special Recognition Award from the Osteopathic Physicians & Surgeons of California for her work in mental health advocacy and influence as an osteopathic physician.
Dr. Manipod is also an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Western University of Health Sciences.