Kanwardeep Kaleka, M.D., Ph.D

Board-Certified Psychiatrist

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Kanwardeep Kaleka, M.D., Ph.D
Board-Certified Psychiatrist
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Kanwardeep Kaleka, M.D., Ph.D

Board-Certified Psychiatrist

Kanwardeep Singh Kaleka, MD, Ph.D. is a board-certified psychiatrist and family physician who works with people of all ages and backgrounds. He works to help people no matter what they may be struggling with but is particularly passionate about helping those who may struggle with addiction, ADHD, mood disorders, attachment/personality disorders, and chronic pain.

He is particularly interested in helping people heal from trauma and all types of conditions people struggle with as a consequence of their trauma using a variety of modalities and caters to his approach based on the needs and desires of the client.

Top Specialties
  • Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief & Bereavement
  • Loneliness
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Phobias
  • Sleeping Problems
  • Stress
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma
Therapeutic Approach
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT)
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Family Systems
Client Focus
  • Individual (Adult)
  • Individual (Adolescents 12-17)
  • Individual (Child 3-11)
Additional Languages
  • Punjabi
  • Spanish

Location / Map

Los Angeles

10880 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 1101
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Mon-Thu 9AM-7PM
Fri 9AM-4PM
Sat-Sun Closed

Therapists Consultation FAQ


How much does a psychiatrist cost in Los Angeles?

In most major cities like LA, the first psychiatrist consultation can cost upwards of $700. At Thriving Center of Psychology, the first session costs $550-600, depending on your state. If you’re also seeing one of our therapists, we offer a 50% discount on the initial session. All follow-up sessions cost $400.

How do I find a psychiatrist who treats PTSD near me?

One of the simplest ways to find a psychiatrist specializing in PTSD near you is by using our platform. You can search by location, provider, and specialty to find a psychiatrist based in LA who treats PTSD. Then, book directly through our website at a time and date suitable for you.

What is the difference between a psychologist and a psychiatrist?

A psychiatrist is a medical doctor who specializes in mental health illnesses and can prescribe medication. Psychologists use psychotherapy to support patients and can’t prescribe medication as they are not medical doctors.

What is the best psychological treatment for PTSD?

You don’t need to go through PTSD alone. The primary treatments for PTSD are talking therapies, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and, if necessary, medication. Treatment for PTSD can help you regain a sense of control in your life.

What is the best doctor to see for PTSD?

Psychiatrists are medical doctors with extensive training and knowledge in treating mental health disorders. Psychiatrists who specialize in PTSD regularly treat patients who are healing from trauma.

What Happens if PTSD is not treated?

Left untreated, PTSD symptoms may get worse over time, with symptoms typically lasting much longer, sometimes years. Because PTSD can be debilitating, it can severely impact your ability to function and quality of life if left untreated.

What does PTSD feel like on a daily basis?

Someone with PTSD often experiences vivid memories, nightmares, and flashbacks. They may also have problems concentrating and sleeping. PTSD can make you feel constantly on edge and anxious and cause difficulties in everyday life, like trusting people or being able to hold down a job.

Is this psychiatrist fluent in Punjabi?

Yes, Dr. Kaleka is fluent in Punjabi and works with people from all backgrounds to help them heal and overcome their struggles.

Does this psychiatrist have direct experience treating Punjabi speaking patients in Los Angeles, CA?

Dr. Kaleka has been treating Punjabi-speaking patients for several years and approaches every patient individually with compassion and understanding.

How do I set up an appointment with a Punjabi speaking psychiatrist in LA?

To book an appointment with a psychiatrist in California, click the “Book with Kanwardeep” button. Then, select a time and day that works for your schedule.