Conisha Cooper, MD, is a board-certified adult psychiatrist at Adelpha Psychiatric Group in Encino, California.
Dr. Cooper graduated from Wellesley College with a degree in Psychology. After college, she joined the Harvard University Lab for Developmental Studies, where she was involved in research on developmental cognition, before transitioning to the Harvard University Center for Primary Care to study healthcare quality improvement. She later pursued medical training at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine where she was inducted in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. She went on to complete Psychiatry Residency at UCLA-Resnick Neuropsychiatric Institute.
Dr. Cooper takes a holistic approach to treating psychiatric illness. In addition to thoughtful medication management, she employs various psychotherapeutic modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Inter-analytic Couples Therapy, Intensive Short Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, and Emotion Focused Psychotherapy. She also prioritizes use of mindfulness and the patient’s own spiritual practice into treatment, when possible.
Outside of treating patients, Dr. Cooper enjoys getting outdoors with her dogs, hiking and writing poetry.