I have known and worked closely with Dr. Roybal for over 4 yrs. During that time I have come to appreciate many wonderful qualities she has as a person and Physician. As a Psychiatric nurse, I can attest to her dedication, expertise and commitment in working with her patients as well as the staff. She constantly keeps abreast of the latest medications and treatment modalities, and prides herself in treating the patient as a whole person, in body, mind and spirit. She has a very solid medical background and can skillfully manage vey difficult detox patients with tremendous ability as well as patients who have other co-occurring medical conditions. I have recommended Dr. Roybal to my friends, family and co-workers. If I were in need of an excellent Psychiatrist, there is no one else I would want to see. She has the gifts of insight, understanding and compassion. And this is rare. So, no matter how badly you may feel, once you see her, you will feel totally understood and accepted. And then you will be on your way to being healed…..and this feeling is priceless.