Merritt Mental Health is a first-of-its-kind consulting practice whose mission is to provide the best guidance possible to patients and family members facing emotional crisis, relationship crisis, mental illness, or addiction. With more than two decades of experience in multiple outpatient and inpatient psychiatric settings, Dr. Merritt helps you to determine the best pathway forward to health and well-being.
Once you have decided on the plan that is right for you, Dr. Merritt and the Mental Health Care Navigator assist you step-by-step with referrals and care coordination. Thereafter, we remain a trusted resource for you, offering ongoing advice and guidance whenever the need arises.
Eli Merritt, M.D.
Eli Merritt, M.D., completed undergraduate studies in American History at Yale, graduate studies in Ethics at Yale, a medical degree at Case Western Reserve, an internship in internal medicine at the Lahey Clinic, and psychiatric residency at Stanford. Upon graduation from Stanford, he opened private practices in San Francisco and Palo Alto, California, and received appointment to the Clinical Faculty at Stanford, where he taught resident doctors the twin disciplines of psychotherapy and psychopharmacology for five years. Following this position, he served for eight years as the president of the San Francisco Psychiatric Society before founding Merritt Mental Health. Read More »
Casey, who obtained her B.A. from Loyola University Chicago, is devoted to helping patients and families find the best health care resources possible while offering compassionate support and advocacy throughout the Care Navigation process. In the past Casey has worked as a project manager for non-profit organizations and as a teacher at St. Cornelius School in Richmond, CA. Read More »
Τοm Сοmittа holds a masters from California College of the Arts and two bachelors from Pennsylvania State University. At California College of the Arts Tom earned an MFA in Writing. He has also worked as writer and designer of numerous book projects. As a literary writer he has published both nationally and internationally and was recently included in the UK anthology of visual poetry The New Concrete. For two years he was the Communications Director of Charles Morrow Productions, an international sound production company. Read More »
Director of Care Navigation
Cynthia Alexander is a graduate of California State University Dominquez Hills where she studied business and liberal arts. Her healthcare experience includes several years in the position of Care Navigator and assistant to neurologists in an ambulatory EEG setting in the diagnosis and study of seizure disorder. Read More »