With the increasing stress and pressure physicians and medical students are facing, SSVMS is committed to providing access to competent, convenient, and cost-free professional counseling. SSVMS will sponsor up to six wellness sessions with vetted psychologists and/or life coaches for physicians and medical students that practice or attend medical school in Sacramento, El Dorado, Yolo, and Placer Counties.
To schedule an appointment, contact a Vetted Provider directly, and let them know that you are accessing the SSVMS Joy of Medicine Program.
Joy of Medicine Psychologists are well versed in the needs of physicians. They are contracted and licensed providers, not employees of the Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Phone: (916) 800-3560
Dr. Tumber-Bhela Private Practice
Virtual/Telehealth – California
Vantage Point Center for Psychotherapy is a group therapy practice that works with a diversity of presenting problems and also has specialists in the treatment of Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCD), Eating Disorders, Trauma/PTSD, Psychosis and Couples/Relationship Issues.
They currently offer telehealth services during the COVID-19 Crisis. We want to be able to support our community and continue to provide psychotherapy during this challenging time of uncertainty.
To be referred to a licensed provider, contact Katie Polsky, PhD at firstname.lastname@example.org or 916-284-1416.
Joy of Medicine Life Coaches are experienced in working with the unique needs of physicians. They are contracted independent consultants, not employees of the Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society. Please note that life coaches are not licensed therapists.
“I found the therapist to be experienced with the concerns of a professional. She has provided me with a lot of strategies to facilitate bouncing back from the stressors of work and life. I LOVE it! It is contributing to a refreshed attitude toward my career!”
– Sacramento Area Emergency Medicine Physician