Rebecca M. Wahl
REBECCA M. WAHL
Diplomate: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Dr. Wahl has specialized in consultation for medically complex conditions, substance abuse, dual-diagnosis, the full spectrum of anxiety and mood disorders, eating disorders, and psychiatric manifestations following trauma.
Dr. Wahl completed her undergraduate studies at Harvard University and has received several distinctions of honor including Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. She received her medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine, with distinction, where she elected to stay and complete her residency in psychiatry. During her residency, Dr. Wahl worked with Yale undergraduate and graduate students through the Yale University Health Plan. She went on to serve as attending psychiatrist at Yale Psychiatric Hospital as well as working with adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients in the outpatient setting.
Dr. Wahl has a true love of learning and understanding the basic mechanisms underlying human motivation and emotion. She has a breadth of experience in the field including over 20 years of practice. Dr. Wahl prides herself on her ability to assess whether medication may or may not be helpful in an individual’s recovery; as in our current culture, psychopharmacology can often become a complicated part of the equation.
Dr. Wahl is Board Certified and has published in notable professional journals. She is a member of the State of Connecticut Whiting Forensic Hospital’s Executive Committee and Chair of Pharmacy, Nutrition, and Therapeutics. Dr. Wahl provides Medication Assisted Treatment for those struggling with substance use disorders/chemical dependency and is licensed to prescribe Suboxone.