Dr. McCormick is a board certified psychiatrist and a family physician with 13 years of postgraduate experience treating a variety of mental health conditions ranging from depression, anxiety, schizophrenia and dementia. She has been in private practice in St Thomas for 3 years. In addition to her residency training in both psychiatry and family medicine, she also completed a 2-year fellowship in Neuropsychology, Neuroimaging and Neuroscience from the University of Iowa. She stayed on to work as an academic professor/scientist at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine for the next 10 years. She has additional fellowship training in geriatric psychiatry and written several scientific publications as well as book chapters in the area of treatment of depression, eating disorders and schizophrenia. She also has expertise in the area of electroconvulsive therapy a treatment for severe depression and/or severe psychosis
If you are seeking psychiatric therapy that goes beyond medication management, Dr. McCormick will offer you a compassionate and emphatic therapy that will meet your needs. She tends to spend 30 - 60 minutes with patients, taking the time to address and listen to all of your concerns and understanding your individual situation. She is one of few psychiatrists that also offers psychotherapy and will work with you to address your concerns from an in-depth psycho-dynamic psychotherapy approach.