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Reclaim Joy Medical

Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, and Healing in California


Let’s work together to reclaim your inner joy

Welcome to Reclaim Joy Medical! We are a mental health practice in Santa Clara, CA offering psychiatry and counseling services in-person at our Santa Clara, CA office for patients in Silicon Valley and the surrounding Bay Area, and virtually via video sessions for all patients throughout California. Our psychiatrists and therapists will do their very best to help you in your journey to access your inner joy.

If you have ever felt “stuck” or like life could be better, counseling as well as medication can change your life. While no one is happy 100% of the time, we can help you to be more at ease to deal with life’s difficulties using a combination of therapeutic methods and medication tailored just for you. Let’s work together to put you on a path to a more joyful life.

The practitioners at Reclaim Joy Medical are interested in our patients’ well-being over the long run and do not perform “ten-minute med checks.” We offer talk therapy services as well as medication management under one roof. As a patient at Reclaim Joy Medical, you will be an active participant in your own healing journey. We encourage a dialogue that goes both ways between physician and patient.

Our goal is to help you on your journey to become a more joyful you, and to help you become “unstuck.” Come and learn how to be more at ease. Book an appointment with us today!

Appointments are available within the next 1-2 weeks. Book your session today.

Book an appointment from our appointments page.
New patients may choose from a New Patient Appointment or a 15 Minute Free Introduction Call About Our Services.

collaborative therapy

Therapy sessions tailored just for you

In session, our therapists take the time to ask questions, listen, collaborate, and educate. Our goal is to retain the personal connection that you want with a psychiatrist or therapist.

We offer multiple therapy modalities at Reclaim Joy Medical, and our practitioners are able to tailor your treatment plan using a wide range of knowledge and tools. As a patient, you will always be an active participant in your therapy journey, and your feedback is welcome and encouraged.

Some of the types of therapy we offer includes but is not limited to eclectic therapy, existential psychotherapy, person-centered therapy, trauma-informed therapy, individual and couples therapy, sex therapy, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), ketamine assisted therapy (KAT), mindfulness and breathe exercises, psychodynamic techniques, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT).

We offer in-person appointments for those in the Bay Area, CA at our office in Santa Clara, CA close to Levi’s Stadium. We also offer virtual teletherapy appointments for patients located anywhere in California.

If you have any questions about any of the above therapy methods, or have questions about our practice, please book a free 15 minute phone introduction with one of our practitioners from our appointments page.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I book a visit with a psychiatrist?

Visit our appointments page. Typically we have times available within the next 1-2 weeks. Select a service to see the calendar, select a date and time, then follow the prompts to book your appointment. There will be a few forms to fill out, including contact information and some background

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Does Reclaim Joy Medical accept insurance?

Reclaim Joy Medical does not bill private insurance companies. If you have out of network benefits, we can help you file for reimbursement of fees paid.  New Patient Appointments are charged at the time of booking, and follow-up visit fees are charged on the date of service.

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What is Reclaim Joy Medical’s controlled substance policy?

To protect your privacy, Reclaim Joy Patients are asked to fill out a Controlled Substance Agreement as part of the new patient package, even if they are not planning to take a controlled substance.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is EMDR?

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a treatment for symptoms caused by trauma, such as but not limited to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and attachment disorders.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is DBT?

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) was originally developed for people with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), but is useful for everyone who wants to be more effective with people, more stable in their mood, and live a more meaningful life.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Suzanna Freerksen prescribe buprenorphine for opioid use disorder?

Yes, Dr. Freerksen has a buprenorphine license, though video visits do add additional complexity to this treatment for opioid use disorder.

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