Integrative Psychiatry

At the Mind Body Medical Group, our Integrative Psychiatry consultation aims to enhance our patient’s emotional and spiritual well-being by using holistic healing modalities. Kayse Budd, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist and trained general practitioner with a wealth of knowledge and experience in integrative approaches to psychiatry, general medicine, and healing.

Dr. Budd is a compassionate healer who is highly skilled in mindfulness-based psychotherapy.  Her treatment protocols may include herbs, yoga, nutrition, meditation, art, nature (the emerging field of "Ecotherapy"), astrology, and energy medicine. Her integrative style is a blend of somatic, psychodynamic, mindfulness, cognitive-behavioral, dialectical, and expressive/creative techniques. She may also provide lifestyle recommendations from an integrative, holistic perspective in order to heal, balance and transform the lives of our patients.

Dr. Budd’s specialties include:

  • Stress management                                                         
  • Empowerment
  • Anxiety
  • Mild depression
  • Self-esteem
  • Body image/eating disorders
  • Mild bipolar disorder/mood stability
  • Self-love/compassion
  • Relationships
  • General Holistic Health
  • Psychosomatic issues (physical issues which may have an emotional component)
  • Helping people find their purpose (dharma)

Integrative Psychiatry Specialist

Holistic Psychiatrist, Astrologer, Poet, and Educator
Dr. Kayse Budd is a holistic psychiatrist, artist, astrologer, poet, and educator. She’s on the medical staff at the Chopra Center in Carlsbad, CA as a holistic psychiatrist and intuitive astrologer.  Dr. Budd is a graduate of Duke University and University... Read More