Dr. Poblete is a board-certified psychiatrist trained in the diagnosis and treatment of the full spectrum of psychiatric and mental health disorders. He is a co-founder of Regeneration Psychiatry and sees patients virtually and in-person at our Redondo Beach, California office. He is also a clinical instructor at UCLA and at Long Beach Memorial, where he teaches and supervises medical/psychiatric residents.
Dr. Poblete has extensive experience in the management of anxiety disorders, depression, OCD, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia spectrum disorders, borderline personality disorder, ADHD, and addiction. He has a special interest in working with transgender/gender expansive/non-binary individuals, other members of the LGBTQ+ community, and people living with HIV. His clinical practice is grounded in evidence-based medicine and in the biopsychosocial model of health. And his therapeutic approach draws heavily from critical social theory, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Mentalization-Based Therapy.
Dr. Poblete grew up in Southern California in a Filipino-American immigrant family. He received his undergraduate education at UC Berkeley, where he studied anthropology and urban studies. Prior to going to medical school, he was a community organizer and campaigner working in social/racial justice movements and in the labor movement. He completed his medical education at UCSF, his internship at Harbor-UCLA, and his psychiatric residency at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA.
Outside of his clinical work, Dr. Poblete enjoys travel, the outdoors, art, and soccer.