Dr. Bonnie Steinberg is a psychiatrist in Providence, RI. Her practice is open to adults across the lifespan, including college students and recent graduates. She enjoys working with people with a variety of backgrounds and identities.
Dr. Steinberg sees clients for a number of issues, including mood disorders, such as depression; anxiety disorders, such as panic disorder or generalized anxiety disorder; the destructive effects of trauma, sexual abuse or childhood abuse and neglect; identity issues; life transitions; relationship or family issues; work or academic stressors; college mental health issues; and attention deficit disorders.
When an individual comes in to see Dr. Steinberg, she takes care to listen to their story and perform a thorough evaluation. She works collaboratively to understand her client's challenges and goals, and to tailor an individualized treatment plan that aligns with their priorities and values. Treatment may include medication management, psychotherapy, or a thoughtful combination of the two in a personalized plan of care.
If medication would be helpful, Dr. Steinberg prescribes according to the most current, evidence-based practice. In terms of psychotherapy, she has specialized training and expertise in a variety of modalities, which she often integrates during the process of treatment. These techniques may include psychodynamic talk therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, relaxation and mindfulness techniques, internal family systems psychotherapy, EMDR, lifestyle changes, practical strategies, and supportive psychotherapy.
After finishing her undergraduate degree at Princeton University and obtaining her medical degree at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. Steinberg completed a residency in psychiatry, followed by a research fellowship in mood and personality disorders at the Mt Sinai Medical Center in New York City. She has been practicing psychiatry in RI for nearly 25 years.
Medication management - Optimizing medication use to treat psychiatric conditions
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression
Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others
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Private Practice , 2004 - Present
Brown University, Clinical Assistant Professor, 1996 - 2002
Women and Infants Hospital, Attending Psychiatrist, 1999 - 2002
Rhode Island Hospital, Attending Psychiatrist, 1996 - 2002
Medical College of Pennsylvania, Research Attending Psychiatrist, 1995 - 1996
Mt. Sinai Hospital, Fellow in Mood and Personality Disorders Research, 1993 - 1995
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, MD, 1989
Princeton University, AB, 1984