Dr. Ashley Dorin is committed to being both an excellent psychiatrist and an effective leader. “My experiences in clinical practice and medical training have convinced me that both are equally important in the delivery of quality patient care,” she said.
Dr. Dorin served as a child and adolescent psychiatrist with The Village from August 2012 to May 2014, diagnosing and treating children in our residential treatment program and outpatient clinic. Before that, she worked at a community mental health agency in the San Fernando Valley, treating homeless adults with severe mental illness. In May, she was promoted to associate medical director.
She earned her medical degree from Northwestern University in Chicago, conducting her psychiatric residency and fellowship at the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, and her bachelor’s degree in neuroscience from Brown University in Rhode Island.
What quote best captures your personal philosophy?
“Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.” – Thich Nhat Hanh
What is something unexpected that most people don’t know about you?
I played the harp for 10 years when I was younger.
What do you most want clients of The Village to know about you?
I believe in advocacy for children’s mental health and delivering quality care to all our children and families.