Robert A Shain, MD, Psychiatrist in Santa Monica
ROBERT A. SHAIN, M.D.,PH.D. Board Certified in Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry Treating patients successfully whether anxiety or depression, drinking too much alcohol or taking too many drugs and everything else we are prone to is what I was trained to do and have done for many years. I also offer outpatient therapy, detox and Medication and Suboxone maintenance. I have offices in Santa Monica and Malibu.
Everyone is different and need to be treated so. I enjoy working with people and my goal is to help others be well and not just better! Life challenges us and some of us have more difficulty than others. Life doesn't get easier, it gets fuller. There is much to enjoy.
Providing treatment for problems of mood, anxiety, addiction and daily stress. Individual and couple psychotherapy, consultations and medication treatment. Absolute Confidentiality 310-456-3503
Take the first step to help. Call or Email Robert A Shain now - (310) 736-2719


  • Years in Practice: 30+ Years
  • School: University of California, San Francisco
  • Year Graduated: 1965
  • License No. and State: A2207 California
  • Board Certification: Psychiatry and Addiction


  • Avg Cost (per session): $300+
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Check

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Anthem
  • Opted out of Medicare
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.


  • Addiction
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Mood Disorders


  • ADHD
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Internet Addiction
  • Medical Detox
  • Medication Management
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD

Mental Health

  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus

Alternative Languages: None


  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Psychodynamic
  • out patient detox


  • Individuals
  • Couples
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2015
Robert A Shain, MD, Psychiatrist in Santa Monica

Robert A Shain

Psychiatrist, MD