Practice Locations

  • UC San Diego Health Psychiatry – La Jolla
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMClosed Today Closed Today
    8950 Villa La Jolla Drive
    Suite C101
    La Jolla, CA 92037
    US
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About Christopher R. Booth, PsyD

Christopher Booth, PsyD, is a licensed psychologist who sees people with obsessive compulsive disorders (OCD) and OCD-related disorders, including hoarding disorder, body dysmorphic disorder, hair pulling, skin picking and tic disorders. He is also part of UC San Diego Health's comprehensive and compassionate mental health services for children and teenagers.

Dr. Booth also treats people with anxiety disorders, depression and mood disorders. In addition, he has expertise in helping people cope with medical conditions that may affect mental health and happiness.

He uses evidence-based treatment approaches, primarily cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and exposure-and-response prevention. He also frequently employs aspects of acceptance and commitment therapy and dialectal behavioral therapy (DBT).

Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Booth worked at several medical facilities, dedicated to helping people with both medical and mental health issues.

He completed a postdoctoral fellowship in at Children's Hospital of Orange County, which is affiliated with UC Irvine School of Medicine. He earned a doctor of psychology at University of La Verne. Dr. Booth is a member of the American Psychological Association.

Outside of work, he enjoys hiking, going to the beach, spending time with family and delicious burritos.

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For more information, see Psychiatry.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Degree

  • University of La Verne, La Verne, CA

Master's Degree

  • University of La Verne, La Verne, CA

Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • Children's Hospital of Orange County, Orange, CA

Master's Degree

  • Pepperdine University, Los Angeles, CA

Gender

  • Male

Date Joined Staff

  • 2019-01-29

Conditions and Treatments

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Mood Disorders
  • Depression
  • Hair-Pulling Disorder (Trichotillomania)
  • Skin Picking Disorder (Dermatillomania)
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder
  • Tic Disorders
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted