Dr. Ralph Kuechle, Ph.D.
Child & Adolescent Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Kuechle has extensive experience in crisis intervention, psychological assessments, and psychotherapy. His special area of expertise includes working with children and adolescents who exhibit severe behavior disturbances such as verbal and physical aggression, destruction of property, resistance to authority (oppositional and defiant behaviors), and self-injurious behaviors. Dr. Kuechle takes a “family systems approach” and works in conjunction with the family while conceptualizing cases from a psychodynamic perspective.

 Dr. Kuechle is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and its Divisions 12 (Society of Clinical Psychology), 40 (National Academy of Neuropsychology), and 52 (International Psychology). He is also a member of APA’s California Psychological Association (CPA) and its local chapters Los Angeles County Psychological Association (LACPA) and Orange County Psychological Association (OCPA). Read more

Atih Amanda Seif, M.D.
Psychiatrist | Child & Adolescent Specialist

Dr. Seif is a board-certified psychiatrist with a subspecialty in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and integrative mental health. As an integrative psychiatrist, she looks with her patients and looks at the roots of their problems. Instead of addressing the illness itself only, Dr. Seif’s approach is proactive. Her goal is to find the deep cause of the current mental state of her patients, to better understand their thought process, and to prevent future illness and setbacks.

Dr. Seif has worked with people from different walks of life: young population, underserved population, as well as those from different cultural and economic backgrounds. With experience in hand, she understands that despite these differences in people’s backgrounds, they all strive for the same goal: to succeed to find happiness. Read more

Erin Benesch, DO
Psychiatrist | Child & Adolescent Specialist

Dr. Erin Benesch is double Board Certified in Child & Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry. She provides treatment for a wide range of complex mental health issues in children, adolescents, and young adults using medications, psychotherapy, and other alternative modalities of treatment. Dr. Benesch believes in the optimization of medication management while minimizing polypharmacy and addictive medications. She strongly encourages comprehensive mental health treatment in a collaborative model with therapists practicing primary evidence-based intervention.

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About Harbor Psychiatry & Mental Health

We believe outstanding healthcare is delivered when we merge the science of medicine with the compassion of our hearts. We refer to this as “head and heart together,” inspiring constant improvement and lasting success.
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Address: 4631 Teller, Suite 100
Newport Beach CA 92660

Phone: (949) 887-7187

Email: info@harbormentalhealth.com