An integrative approach for holistic wellness

You give your all in everything you do. Now it’s time for a mental health approach that gives its all to you.

Anxiety. Depression. Feeling like there’s something missing from your life. These are all things we experience in life. But they don’t have to be permanent.

At Responder First Wellness, we employ a holistic and customized approach to your mental health and wellbeing. We work closely with you to create a therapeutic plan that takes into account diet, sleep, exercise, supplements, and psychotropic medications. This is not just therapy–this is whole body-mind wellness.

Let us support you in getting to that next phase of your life!

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Holistic Services

Telehealth appointments

In-office visits

Medication management

Wellness planning

Nutroceutical management

Genetic testing

Walking therapy

Trigger management intensive (IOP)

Hormone Replacement Therapy

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Specialty Areas

Healthcare workers
First Responders

Veterans

Women
Geriatrics

…And thier families

If you fit into one or more of these groups, and are in need of a deeper level of mental healthcare that brings compassion and understanding to your unique life experiences, contact us today. Do you struggle with PTSD or alcoholism? Do you have care-provider burnout? Or maybe you simply feel like your current mental health practices aren’t addressing your whole self? We can help.

In our sessions, we will work with you to identify and address specific areas of need, and create a combination of supportive services that address them. This may include therapies such as trigger management, supplement and diet changes, and genetic testing that can help you understand how your body metabolizes your current medications.

This is not a one-size-fits-all approach–this is treatment that is tailor-made for you.

Welcome to Responder First Wellness – an integrative psychiatric practice, where we are committed to delivering compassionate and comprehensive care through a harmonious blend of in-office and telehealth visits for clients in California, Arizona, Oregon and Idaho. As specialized psychiatric providers, our primary focus lies in providing dedicated support to first responders, healthcare workers, veterans, and their families, addressing their unique challenges with PTSD, depression, anxiety, insomnia, and alcohol abuse. Our expertise extends further to managing complex post-traumatic stress, female mental health, and geriatric concerns. By embracing a holistic approach, we combine the powers of naturopathic remedies, evidence-based pharmaceuticals, and therapeutic interventions to foster healing and growth. Together, we create a safe and nurturing space for your mental well-being, empowering you to lead a fulfilling life.

 

Telehealth Appointments

Discover convenient telehealth psychiatry – experience expert mental health care from the comfort of your own space. Our telehealth psychiatric services provide secure, confidential video consultations with licensed psychiatric clinicians. Receive personalized treatment, therapy, and medication management without the need for in-person visits. We see clients from the states of California, Arizona, Idaho, and Oregon.

In-Office Visits

Discover expert in-office psychiatric services in beautiful downtown Napa, CA – our compassionate team provides comprehensive in-office psychiatric services, tailored to your unique needs. Whether you’re seeking therapy, medication management, or a holistic approach to mental health, we’re here to support your journey to emotional well-being in a comfortable and confidential environment.

Medication Management

Our expert team of licensed mental health professionals are here to provide you with personalized medication management solutions, excluding controlled substances. We offer a comprehensive evaluation of your mental health needs and, when appropriate, prescribe non-controlled medications to help you on your journey towards improved mental well-being. Trust us for compassionate care and evidence-based treatment recommendations tailored to your unique needs.

Nutraceutical Management

Psychiatric nutraceutical management: enhancing mental wellness naturally – explore the promising world of psychiatric nutraceuticals as a holistic approach to mental health. Discover how the right blend of nutrients, vitamins, and supplements can complement traditional therapies and support your journey to improved mental well-being. Learn about evidence-based practices and expert insights on using nutrition as a powerful tool for mental health maintenance and recovery.

Genetic Testing for Medication Metabolism

Unlocking personalized psychiatric treatment: Discover the power of genetic testing for medication metabolism – explore the cutting-edge world of psychiatric genetic testing and how it’s revolutionizing mental health treatment. Discover how your unique genetic makeup can influence how your body processes medications, leading to tailored treatment plans that maximize effectiveness and minimize side effects. Learn more about the science behind this innovative approach and how it can empower you and your healthcare provider to make informed decisions for your mental well-being. Take the first step towards personalized psychiatric care today.

Walking Therapy

Discover healing through movement – welcome to our walking therapy sessions, where nature meets healing. Experience the transformative power of walking in a serene outdoor setting as you embark on a journey of self-discovery and emotional well-being. We will guide you through a unique blend of mindful walking and insightful conversation, helping you find balance, clarity, and peace, one step at a time. Reconnect with yourself and nature in a therapeutic way, and take the first steps toward a healthier, happier you.

Female-Centered Psychiatric Care

Empowering women’s mental health – where women’s mental well-being takes center stage. We understand that women often face unique challenges and experiences that can impact their mental health. Our compassionate and specialized approach ensures that every woman receives the personalized care and support she deserves. Whether you’re seeking therapy, medication management, or holistic wellness solutions, our team of dedicated professionals are here to empower you on your journey to emotional and psychological well-being. Discover a safe, nurturing environment where your mental health matters most.

Specialized Geriatric Services

Discover specialized psychiatric geriatric services: Tailored care for seniors – specialized psychiatric geriatric services offering compassionate and expert care to seniors facing unique mental health challenges. Our team of experienced professionals understands the complexities of aging, including the impact of medical conditions. We provide personalized treatment plans and, when needed, convenient at-home visits to ensure seniors receive the care they deserve. At Responder First Nursing, we prioritize the well-being and mental health of our elderly patients, helping them live fulfilling and joyful lives.

Healthcare Workers & First Responder Culturally Competent Care

Culturally competent care for frontline workers – discover the importance of culturally competent psychiatric care for healthcare workers and first responders from providers with personal experience on the frontlines. Gain insights into the unique challenges these professionals face and how compassionate, culturally sensitive care can make a meaningful difference in your mental well-being. We are grateful that you run in when everyone else runs out! Whether you’re dealing with Post Traumatic Stress, anxiety, depression, substance abuse or any other mental health issue, we’re here to support you to get back to life (not back to work).

Veteran / Active-duty Service Member Services

Comprehensive mental health support for veterans and active-duty service members – we understand the unique challenges and experiences that veterans and active-duty service members face. That’s why we offer specialized psychiatric services tailored to meet the mental health needs of those who have served our country. We provide compassionate care and evidence-based treatments to help veterans and active-duty personnel navigate the path to healing and well-being. Whether you’re dealing with PTSD, anxiety, depression, or any other mental health issue, we’re here to support you on your journey to mental and emotional wellness. Your service to our nation deserves the best, and we’re honored to be your trusted partner in mental health. We work with Project Headstrong to provide free mental health services for YOU!

Trigger Management Intensive (IOP)

Join our one-month Trigger Management Intensive (IOP) designed exclusively for first responders and healthcare workers. This specialized program provides essential tools and support to effectively manage anxiety and stress in high-pressure situations. Through expert-guided sessions, practical exercises, and a supportive community, you’ll gain the resilience needed to thrive in your demanding roles while prioritizing your mental well-being. Take the first step towards a healthier, more balanced life with our intensive trigger management program.”

Wellness planning – Feel good, look good!!!

Our Psychiatric Wellness Planning Services prioritizes your mental health and overall well-being. Our comprehensive approach combines psychiatric expertise with a focus on holistic wellness, tailored to optimize your mental health, especially in the presence of medical conditions.

Nutrition – We understand the vital connection between what you eat and how you feel. Our team of experts will work with you to develop a personalized nutrition plan that supports your mental health and complements any medical conditions you may have.

Sleep – Quality sleep is crucial for mental wellness. We’ll help you establish healthy sleep patterns and address sleep-related issues that can affect your mood and overall well-being.

Mindfulness Practice – Learn the power of mindfulness in managing stress, anxiety, and depression. We offer guidance in mindfulness techniques to help you stay present, reduce symptoms, and enhance your overall mental resilience.

Self-Care Routine – Self-care is self-preservation. We’ll help you design a customized self-care routine that nurtures your mental health, fosters resilience, and aligns with your unique medical needs.

Mood Optimization – Our psychiatric expertise ensures that your emotional well-being is a top priority. We provide evidence-based strategies to optimize your mood and manage symptoms, working collaboratively with any concurrent medical treatments.

Medical Condition Optimization – If you have medical conditions, we integrate psychiatric care seamlessly into your overall health plan. Our services are designed to complement and support your existing medical treatments, ensuring a holistic approach to wellness.

At Responder First Wellness, we believe that true well-being goes beyond the mind and encompasses your entire body. With our Psychiatric Wellness Planning Services, you can embark on a journey of mental health and wellness that is uniquely tailored to you, considering your specific medical conditions. Start your path to a healthier, happier you today.

This is not a one-size-fits-all approach – this is a treatment that is tailor-made for you.

 

Unlocking Mental Wellness: Integrative Psychiatry for Holistic Healing

Integrative psychiatry – your gateway to mental wellness and holistic healing. Lets explore the transformative power of integrative psychiatry and its impact on mental health. Our goal is to provide valuable insights and information to help you on your journey towards optimal mental well-being.

What is Integrative Psychiatry?

Integrative psychiatry is a cutting-edge approach that combines traditional psychiatric methods with complementary and alternative therapies. This approach considers the whole person, addressing not only the symptoms but also the underlying causes of mental health issues. By optimizing nutrition, exercise, mindfulness, and various therapies, integrative psychiatry aims to create a comprehensive, personalized treatment plan.

Key Benefits of Integrative Psychiatry:

Holistic Healing: Integrative psychiatry focuses on the mind-body connection, promoting healing from the inside out.

Customized Treatment: Tailored treatment plans address your unique needs, offering a more personalized approach to mental health.

Reduced Medication Dependency: By incorporating alternative therapies, integrative psychiatry can help reduce the need for medication in some cases.

Improved Quality of Life: Many patients report enhanced overall well-being, increased energy levels, and improved emotional balance through integrative psychiatry.

Conditions Treated with Integrative Psychiatry:

Anxiety Disorders: Explore how integrative psychiatry techniques can help alleviate symptoms of anxiety and panic disorders.

Depression: Learn about the holistic approaches that can complement traditional treatments for depression.

Stress Management: Discover mindfulness, yoga, and other stress-reduction techniques to improve your mental resilience.

Sleep Disorders: Explore the role of integrative psychiatry in addressing insomnia and other sleep-related issues.

Integrative Psychiatry Therapies:

Nutritional Psychiatry: Understand the significant impact of nutrition on mental health and how dietary changes can make a difference.

Mindfulness and Meditation: Dive into mindfulness practices that enhance mental clarity and emotional balance.

Holistic Lifestyle: Explore the benefits of exercise, sleep, and stress management in supporting mental wellness.

Complementary Therapies: Learn about complementary treatments like acupuncture, herbal medicine, and aromatherapy.

Success Stories and Testimonials:

Read inspiring stories from individuals who have experienced transformation through integrative psychiatry. Discover firsthand accounts of improved mental health and well-being in the “Reviews” section

How to Get Started:

Ready to embark on your journey towards mental wellness? Find out how to schedule a consultation with our integrative psychiatry experts and take the first step towards a healthier, happier you.

Who We Are

Aneel Ursani

Aneel Ursani, MD

Dr. Aneel Ursani is a Board Certified Psychiatrist who earned his medical degree from St. George’s University after receiving dual bachelor’s degrees in Molecular and Cell Biology and Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley. He completed his residency training in Psychiatry at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk.

Dr. Ursani has an established reputation as a medical advisor in the telemedicine industry and has served in many different leadership roles focused on clinical quality in several different practice settings.

Aneel Ursani

Ian Johnson, MD

Dr. Ian Johnson is a versatile and compassionate healthcare professional with a comprehensive educational background and a wealth of experience in a variety of medical disciplines. After completing his bachelor’s degree in Biology from Boston University, Dr. Johnson pursued his passion for medicine and obtained his medical degree from the State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse.

With a commitment to family health, Dr. Johnson achieved board certification in family practice, demonstrating his proficiency and dedication to delivering comprehensive care to patients of all ages. His expertise in family medicine is complemented by his board certification in obesity medicine, reflecting a specialized approach to the complex and growing challenge of obesity and its associated health issues.

Further extending his proficiency is his certified knowledge in hormone optimization therapy, highlighting his ability to treat endocrine disorders and to optimize his patients’ hormonal balance for improved health outcomes. Dr. Johnson’s passion for holistic patient care is further reflected in his completion of a fellowship certificate in primary care psychiatry from UC Davis/UC Irvine. This unique blend of qualifications underscores his integrative approach to treating the mind and body.

In a leadership role, Dr. Johnson currently serves as the Medical Director of a large community clinic organization in Sacramento, CA, where he oversees clinical operations, ensuring high standards of care and optimizing patient wellness.

Honoring the call to serve, Dr. Johnson has a distinguished record as a veteran of the US Air Force, where he provided critical care as a Flight Surgeon. His commitment to medical service continued in the US Army Reserves, where he educated military personnel in combat life support skills, demonstrating his dedication to both medicine and his country.

Dr. Johnson’s unique combination of clinical expertise, leadership skills, and his service in the military coalesce to make him a physician of the highest caliber dedicated to the well-being of his patients and community.

Nataly Kuznetsov

MS, CNS, RN, ACCNS-AG, PMHNP-BC, CEN, TCRN, CCRN, CFRN

Nataly is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Board Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist in Critical Care/Trauma practicing in the state of California, Arizona, Idaho and Oregon. Her passion is to support First Responders and Healthcare workers’ mental health. This population faces unique challenges and has a unique culture, which can only be understood by being a part of it. Nataly has been a part of that culture for over 13 years, working in various hospitals, being part of a 911 system, and responding to disasters both nationally and internationally.

Nataly graduated with a Master’s Degree from the University of California in San Francisco in 2012 and a post-masters from the University of Cincinnati in 2021. Nataly is the founder of a non-profit organization “Disaster Responder Assets Network” that has been providing various mental health services to First Responders and Disaster Relief Responders since 2015. She founded a peer support program at a Level 2 Trauma hospital in Santa Clara County. She has created and taught classes about cultural competency to mental health providers and peer responders serving the needs of First Responders and Healthcare workers. She was featured on KTVU-2, Fox-40, Daytime Cares Event, KVON Radio, FireRescue1.com, Arizona Health and Living, and Voice of America News discussing the mental health needs of First Responders and Healthcare Workers.

Aneel Ursani

Dr. Aneel Ursani, MD

Dr. Aneel Ursani is a Board Certified Psychiatrist who earned his medical degree from St. George’s University after receiving dual bachelor’s degrees in Molecular and Cell Biology and Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley. He completed his residency training in Psychiatry at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk.

Dr. Ursani has an established reputation as a medical advisor in the telemedicine industry and has served in many different leadership roles focused on clinical quality in several different practice settings.

Aneel Ursani

Ian Johnson, MD

Dr. Ian Johnson is a versatile and compassionate healthcare professional with a comprehensive educational background and a wealth of experience in a variety of medical disciplines. After completing his bachelor’s degree in Biology from Boston University, Dr. Johnson pursued his passion for medicine and obtained his medical degree from the State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse.

With a commitment to family health, Dr. Johnson achieved board certification in family practice, demonstrating his proficiency and dedication to delivering comprehensive care to patients of all ages. His expertise in family medicine is complemented by his board certification in obesity medicine, reflecting a specialized approach to the complex and growing challenge of obesity and its associated health issues.

Further extending his proficiency is his certified knowledge in hormone optimization therapy, highlighting his ability to treat endocrine disorders and to optimize his patients’ hormonal balance for improved health outcomes. Dr. Johnson’s passion for holistic patient care is further reflected in his completion of a fellowship certificate in primary care psychiatry from UC Davis/UC Irvine. This unique blend of qualifications underscores his integrative approach to treating the mind and body.

In a leadership role, Dr. Johnson currently serves as the Medical Director of a large community clinic organization in Sacramento, CA, where he oversees clinical operations, ensuring high standards of care and optimizing patient wellness.

Honoring the call to serve, Dr. Johnson has a distinguished record as a veteran of the US Air Force, where he provided critical care as a Flight Surgeon. His commitment to medical service continued in the US Army Reserves, where he educated military personnel in combat life support skills, demonstrating his dedication to both medicine and his country.

Dr. Johnson’s unique combination of clinical expertise, leadership skills, and his service in the military coalesce to make him a physician of the highest caliber dedicated to the well-being of his patients and community.

Nataly Kuznetsov

MS, CNS, RN, ACCNS-AG, PMHNP-BC, CEN, TCRN, CCRN, CFRN

Nataly is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Board Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist in Critical Care/Trauma practicing in the state of California. Her passion is to support First Responders and Healthcare workers’ mental health. This population faces unique challenges and has a unique culture, which can only be understood by being a part of it. Nataly has been a part of that culture for over 13 years, working in various hospitals, being part of a 911 system, and responding to disasters both nationally and internationally.

Nataly graduated with a Master’s Degree from the University of California in San Francisco in 2012 and a post-masters from the University of Cincinnati in 2021. Nataly is the founder of a non-profit organization “Disaster Responder Assets Network” that has been providing various mental health services to First Responders and Disaster Relief Responders over the last five years. She founded a peer support program at a Level 2 Trauma hospital in Santa Clara County. She has created and taught classes about cultural competency to mental health providers and peer responders serving the needs of First Responders and Healthcare workers. She was featured on KTVU-2, Fox-40, Daytime Cares Event, KVON Radio, FireRescue1.com, Arizona Health and Living, and Voice of America News discussing the mental health needs of First Responders and Healthcare Workers.

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