Tawnya Christiansen, MD

Personal Statement

I specialize in emergency psychiatric care, including triage, rapid assessment and stabilization of individuals in psychiatric or substance-induced crises, and identification/ appropriate referrals for physical conditions that may mimic psychiatric illness. I also supervise resident psychiatrists in the psychiatric emergency department setting. She is particularly interested in the interface of mental health law with acute clinical care.


Harbor - UCLA Medical Center Internship, Psychiatry
Harbor - UCLA Medical Center Residency, Psychiatry
Univ. of Washington, School of Medicine Medical education, 1999

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