Dr. Hardaway is a board certified child and adult psychiatrist whose practice, PersonFirst Health, is based in the San Francisco/Bay Area of California. His clinical focus is not only general psychiatry, but he also specializes in treating persons with autism and developmental disabilities. His experience extends to treating many conditions that include ADHD, OCD, anxiety, PTSD, psychosis, and mood disorders. Currently he is only seeing clients who reside in California by telehealth.
Dr. Hardaway's practice integrates different psychotherapies in a comprehensive, holistic manner that shifts the focus from what a client's diagnosis is to who is the client as a person. A few of the psychotherapies that Dr. Hardaway utilizes are cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, mindfulness, and resilience-based coaching.
Dr. Hardaway is a Harvard-trained adult psychiatrist, with further training in child/adolescent psychiatry at the University of Washington Medical School. His career experience has taken place at top-ranked medical centers including Brigham and Women's Hospital and Seattle Children's Hospital.
Dr. Hardaway has received many awards and had many accomplishments in his career. He received the distinguished recognition as a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He was also awarded the highly recognized APA/SAMHSA fellowship during his clinical training. He was chief of the psychiatry fellowship at Seattle Children's Hospital. Dr. Hardaway additionally has journal publications on topics such as LGBTQ adolescents of color, substance use among teenagers, and cultural topics in medicine.
Adolescent mental health - Working with adolescents, teenagers, and parents on social, academic, and/or emotional challenges throughout teenage years; addressing anxiety, family conflicts, peer relationships, school stress, transition to college, social media pressures, self-esteem, hopelessness about the future, emotional disregulation
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.
Autism spectrum disorder - Support understanding the diagnosis and related challenges and strengths; skill-building in areas of daily routine, transitions, coping with overwhelming sensory experiences, social skills, and emotion identification and regulation
Developmental disorders - Support coping with and understanding a child’s unique strengths and challenges; strengthening social and communication skills; parent training and coaching
LGBTQIA, gender, and sexuality topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges
Race & cultural identity - Exploring topics of racial, cultural, and ethnic background as it relates to one’s family origins and personal identity
Rashad Hardaway is not in-network with any insurances.
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Sliding scale is available on a individual basis.
Years of Experience: 9 years
Kaiser Permanente, Child/Adolescent, Adult, Consult/Liaison Psychiatrist, 2018 - 2021
Northwell Health/Zucker Hillside Hospital, College Student and First Episode Psychosis Program Inpatient Psychiatrist, 2017 - 2018
University of Washington Medical School/Seattle Children’s Hospital , Child/Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, 2017
Harvard Medical School- Longwood, Adult Psychiatry Residency, 2015
University of Massachusetts Medical School , MD, 2012