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.
If you are having trouble getting in touch with a provider or getting an appointment, report issues anonymously here.
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.
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Vantage Point Center for Psychotherapy is a compassionate and dedicated group therapy practice that works with a diversity of presenting problems and clients and has specialists in the treatment of Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCD), Eating Disorders, Trauma/PTSD and Psychosis.
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