Richard Ernst, DO

Psychiatrist

About
Rich Ernst is a physician board-certified in the U.S. in Adult and Child & Adolescent psychiatry.  He has worked in rural community mental health settings, military hospitals, and substance abuse programs and also as a telehealth psychiatrist.  He and his wife previously lived in Korea for two years.  In 2020, Rich and his family moved to Chiang Mai where he provides care for cross-cultural workers from all over Asia.  Rich and his wife, Rachel, have three boys.

 

Education

  • Fellowship: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2013-2015, National Capital Consortium (Walter Reed National Military Medical Center), Bethesda, MD, USA
  • Residency: Psychiatry, 2011-2014, National Capital Consortium (Walter Reed National Military Medical Center), Bethesda, MD, USA
  • Internship: Psychiatry, 2010-2011, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., USA
  • DO (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine), 2010, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA, USA
  • BS (Bachelor of Science) in Molecular Biology, 2005, Grove City College, Grove City, PA, USA

Licensure

  • Licensed Physician (since 2010), Commonwealth of Virginia, USA
  • Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
      • General/Adult Psychiatry, board-certified in 2014
      • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, board-certified in 2015

Counseling Interests and Experience

  • Diagnostic Clarification & Client Education
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Bipolar (Manic-Depressive) Disorders
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)/Educational Concerns
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
  • Treatment of Children and Teenagers