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Dr. M. Ralph Picciotto, Board Certified General Psychiatrist 

o    He has 26 years experience including outpatient services, medical/surgical consultations, chemical dependency, ECT, Q.A., and medical student teaching. 

o    He is bi-lingual in English and Spanish. 

o    He works with individual aged 13 and up.

o    He provides psychiatric evaluations and medication management at the Laurel Life office located at 1710 Ritner Highway, Suite #5, Carlisle, PA  17013
Please call 717 243-1326 to schedule an appointment.

Dr. Dana Crites, Board Certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

o    She has over 20 years experience including providing services for several mental health clinics and numerous school districts.

o    She completed her residency training at Hershey Medical Center and was a faculty member at Hershey for nearly 10 years.

o    She works with individuals with ages ranging from 3 to 22.

o    She has provided medical missionary work in Liberia and in Haiti.

o    She provides psychiatric evaluations and medication management at Laurel Life offices located at 1710 Ritner Highway, Suite #5, Carlisle, PA  17013 and at 426 Phoenix Drive, Chambersburg, PA  17201
Please call 717 243-1326 in Carlisle or 717 261-9833 in Chambersburg to schedule an appointment.
Psychiatrists at Laurel Life work with individuals and families to evaluate need for medication and treatment options. When an individual or family decides on medication treatment, psychiatrists work with the individual or family to select the best option and then provide follow up care. Laurel Life’s psychiatrists are experts in disorders for which medications often are an important part of the treatment plan, including: 

·         ADHD

·         Anxiety

·         Autism spectrum disorders

·         Bipolar affective disorder

·         Childhood mental health conditions

·         Conduct and behavioral problems in children and adolescents

·         Depression

·         Disruptive disorders

·         Eating disorders

·         Grief and loss

·         Marriage and family problems

·         Obsessive compulsive disorders

·         Psychotic disorders

·         Stress-related disorders

·         Trauma