Debra A. Hill, MD


Gender: Female
Experience: 7 years
Languages: English

About Debra A. Hill, MD

Private Practice:

Adult Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, and Infant Psychiatry: 5/89 – present Psychoanalysis: 7/96 to present.

Board Certification:

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Diplomat, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, September 1992 – Certificate #2993

Adult Psychiatry: Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, March 1990 – Certificate #32437

Medical Licensure:

Original Issuance Date 9/30/1985

Faculty Appointment:

Volunteer Clinical Faculty, UCI Neuropsychiatric Institute, Adult Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Department, 2/19/90 – present.

Board Memberships:

Board Member of the UCI School of Medicine Alumni Association 9-2011 to present.

Board Member of South Orange County Dive Club 9-2006 to present.


Training in Psychoanalysis:

Clinical Associate in Adult Psychoanalysis and Clinical Associate in Child and Adolescent Psychoanalysis, 9/91 – 7/96 – Southern California Psychoanalytic Institute


Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 7/87 – 7/89, UC Irvine Medical Center


Resident in Psychiatry, 7/85 – 7/87 – LAC/USC Medical Center


Internal Medicine, 7/84 – 7/85 – Long Beach VA/UC Irvine Program

Fifth Pathway:

UC Irvine/Long Beach Memorial Hospital, 7/83 – 6/84


M.D., December 1982 – Autonomous University of Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico


B.S., Biological Sciences, 1978 – University of California at Irvine


Dr. Debra A. Hill is a Psychiatrist in Laguna Hills, CA with special training and skill in diagnosing and treating people with mental illness. As a Psychiatrist, Debra A. Hill, MD performs mental health assessment, helps patients manage long-term mental health conditions, offers medical treatment and therapy for a wide variety of psychological disorders, provides patient and parent education, and offers referrals to other medical specialists as needed. Psychiatry is a medical specialty centered on diagnosing and treating patients suffering from a wide variety of mental illnesses and cognitive disorders. Significant diseases and conditions treated by Psychiatrists include anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), delusional thought processes, self-harm disorders, eating disorders, specific phobias, drug, alcohol, and gambling addiction, and mood disorders. Medical tests, procedures and therapies provided by Psychiatrists include mental health evaluation and diagnosis, psychotherapy, cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), electroconvulsive therapy, medication prescription, exposure therapy, grief counseling, marriage counseling, and referral to other specialists as needed.

Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

Dr. Debra A. Hill is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist in Laguna Hills, CA with special training and skill in identifying and treating emotional, mental, and behavioral disorders that affect the health and well-being of patients under 21 years of age. As a Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, Debra A. Hill, MD performs mental health diagnosis, medication treatment, and psychotherapy for children. Child & Adolescent Psychiatry is a medical specialty focused on diagnosing and treating mental disorders that affect children and adolescents. Significant diseases and conditions treated by Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists include anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, eating disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Medical tests, procedures and therapies provided by Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists include performing diagnostic evaluations on patients, providing individual, group, and family counseling, prescribing medication, and referring patients to other medical specialists as needed.


Dr. Debra A. Hill is a Psychoanalyst in Laguna Hills, CA with special training and skill in performing a specific type of therapy called psychoanalysis. As a Psychoanalyst, Debra A. Hill, MD performs therapy related to the unconscious mind. Psychoanalysis is a medical specialty centered on treating mental disorders by uncovering harmful repressed fears and conflicts so they can be permanently resolved. Significant diseases and conditions treated by Psychoanalysts include depression, anxiety, sexual disorders, self-destructive behavior, specific phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), self-harm behavior, grief and anger management, and mood disturbances. Medical tests, procedures and therapies provided by Psychoanalysts include mental health asssessment and diagnosing, free association, dream analysis, behavior therapy, psychodynamic therapy, play therapy, cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), humanistic therapy, prescribing medication, and referral to other specialists as needed.

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  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Anxiety in Men
  • Anxiety in Women
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder in Children (ADHD)
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Behavioral Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Brain Disorder
  • Child Behavioral Problems
  • Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
  • Chronic Lyme Disease
  • Chronic Stress
  • Chypochondria
  • Clinical Depression
  • Cognitive Dysfunction
  • Cognitive Dysfunction Disorder
  • Cooley's Anemia
  • Dental Anxiety and Phobia
  • Dressler's Syndrome
  • Dysthymia
  • Eating Disorder
  • Fear and Anxiety in Children
  • Folate Deficiency Anemia
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
  • Gluten Sensitivity
  • Hair-Pulling Disorder
  • Health Anxiety
  • Hemolytic Anemia
  • Hypochondria
  • Illness Anxiety Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Insulin Resistance Syndrome
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Lack of Blood
  • Lyme Disease
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Manic Depression
  • Mediterranean Anemia
  • Megaloblastic Anemia
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Mood Disorder
  • Neurotransmitter Imbalance
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
  • Panic Attack Disorder
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Persistent Depressive Disorder
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDO)
  • Phobias
  • Post-Cardiac Injury Syndrome
  • Post-Myocardial Infarction Syndrome
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychological Stress
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Selective Mutism
  • Separation Anxiety Disorder
  • Sickle Cell Anemia
  • Sleeplessness
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Social Phobia
  • Stress
  • Syndrome X
  • Trichotillomania
  • Twin Anemia Polycythemia Sequence
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency Anemia
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Vitamin Deficiency
  • Vitamin Deficiency Anemia
  • Anemia Treatment
  • Anxiety Disorder Treatment and Management
  • Anxiety Treatment for Men
  • Anxiety Treatment for Women
  • Aplastic Anemia Treatment
  • Asperger's Syndrome Therapy
  • Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Natural Treatment
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) Treatment
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Treatment
  • Autism Screening and Diagnosis
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Treatment
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Behavior Therapies for Children
  • Bipolar Disorder Treatment
  • Brain Disorder Treatment
  • Brain Gut Connection Therapy
  • Candida Overgrowth Treatment
  • Child Behavioral Problems Treatment
  • Child Psychology
  • Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome Treatment
  • Chronic Lyme Disease Treatment
  • Chronic Stress Treatment
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive Dysfunction Treatment
  • Counseling
  • Dietary Counseling
  • Dietary Supplementation
  • Dressler's Syndrome Treatment
  • Dysthymia Treatment
  • Eating Disorder Treatment
  • Functional Medicine Therapy
  • Functional Nutrition
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) Dysfunction Treatment
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) Treatment
  • Gluten Sensitivity Diet
  • Glycated Hemoglobin Test
  • Glycosylated Hemoglobin Test
  • Gut Dysbiosis Treatment
  • Health Anxiety Treatment
  • Heavy Metal Testing
  • Hemoglobin A1c Testing
  • Hemoglobin and Hematocrit (H&H) Blood Test
  • Hemoglobin Blood Test
  • Hemoglobin (Hb/Hgb/HbA1c) Blood Test
  • HPA Axis Dysfunction Treatment
  • Hypochondria Treatment
  • Illness Anxiety Disorder Treatment
  • Insomnia Treatment
  • Insulin Resistance Syndrome Treatment
  • Leaky Gut Syndrome Natural Treatment
  • Leaky Gut Syndrome Treatment
  • Lyme Disease Treatment
  • Major Depressive Disorder Treatment
  • Metabolic Syndrome Treatment
  • Metabolic Testing
  • Methylation Testing and Treatment
  • Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase (MTHFR) Mutation Test
  • Micronutrient Testing
  • Mitochondrial Disease Treatment
  • Mood Disorder Treatment
  • Natural Anxiety Treatment
  • Natural Insomnia Treatment
  • Neurotransmitter Imbalance Treatment
  • Neurotransmitter Testing
  • Neurotransmitter Therapy
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Nutritional Support for Depression
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Nutrition During Pregnancy
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Treatment
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) Treatment
  • Oxidative Stress Treatment
  • Panic Attack Disorder Treatment
  • Pernicious Anemia Treatment
  • Persistent Depressive Disorder Treatment
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDO) Treatment
  • Phobias Treatment
  • Post-Myocardial Infarction Syndrome Treatment
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Treatment
  • Psychiatric Treatment
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychological Therapy
  • Psychotherapy
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Treatment
  • Selective Mutism Treatment
  • Separation Anxiety Disorder Treatment
  • Sickle Cell Anemia Treatment
  • Social Anxiety Disorder Treatment
  • Stress Management
  • Talk Therapy
  • Trichotillomania Treatment
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency Treatment
  • Vitamin C Deficiency Treatment
  • Vitamin D Deficiency Treatment
  • Zinc Deficiency Treatment
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