Specialties: Anxiety, Psychopharmacologic Therapy, Women's Issues
Dr. Dedesma completed her adult psychiatry residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell in New York City and fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School. Prior to joining HRC she served as the medical director of psychiatry at UNC Rex Hospital in Raleigh, NC.
She is board certified in adult psychiatry and in consultation-liaison psychiatry (also known as medical psychiatry or psychosomatic medicine). She is a fellow of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry (a recognition given for contributions in the field of medical psychiatry). She has extensive experience working with patients who have a combination of medical complexity and psychiatric disorders. Her specialty interests also include depression, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, women’s mental health and working with medical professionals. Dr. Dedesma takes a collaborative approach to patient care, working closely with the patient, therapists and outside medical providers.Issues: Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Coping with Physical Illness, Depression, Relationships, Women's Issues
Provider Location(s): Chapel Hill, Video/Telehealth
Insurance: Blue Cross Blue Shield commercial( including BCBS HMO policies ) and State Health Plan