Dr. McCormick is a board-certified psychiatrist and a family physician with 17 years of postgraduate experience treating a variety of mental health conditions ranging from depression, anxiety, ADHD, schizophrenia, and dementia-related behavioral disorders. She is also a distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association for her work in mental health education and advocacy. 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 worked as a Clinical Research Scientist and an Educator in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Iowa College of Medicine for 10 years. She has additional fellowship training in geriatric psychiatry and has written several scientific publications as well as book chapters in the area of treatment of depression, eating disorders, and schizophrenia. She has been in private practice in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands since 2013 and with the Rein Center in Iowa City since 2018. She also has expertise in the areas of psychopharmacology, brain stimulation as well as the novel use of ketamine for the treatment of treatment-resistant depressive disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
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.