Andrea Paulitsch-Buckingham


Carlsbad, CA


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About Andrea Paulitsch-Buckingham, MD

Dr. Andrea Buckingham is a board-certified adult psychiatrist. She helps with ADHD, OCD, complex trauma and PTSD, and narcissistic abuse recovery. Her trauma-informed, holistic, and collaborative approach aims to support and empower patients. Dr. Buckingham dedicates time to completing thorough evaluations for new patients and those continuing psychiatric care. She individualizes treatment plans to fit the patient's needs, often including a combination of evidence-based medication management, transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), brief psychotherapeutic interventions, and lifestyle changes. She has experience working with college students and veterans and providing gender-affirming mental health care. 

Born and raised in Austria, Dr. Buckingham is fluent in German but is still learning to cook Austrian dishes. She is a lifelong learner and enjoys time with family, practicing yoga, and watching horror movies.

Education & Certifications

– Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) – Medical University of Vienna
– Residency in Psychiatry – University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
– Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Certified

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD (Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorders
  • Depression
  • Major depressive disorder
  • Mood disorders
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Panic attacks/Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Postpartum mental health
  • Psychiatry consultation
  • Sleep problems
  • Stress/Stress management
  • TMS (Transcranial magnetic stimulation)
  • Trauma/PTSD (Post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Women's mental health

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna CA
  • Anthem Blue Cross Commercial CA
  • Cigna Commercial CA
  • Humana Commercial CA
  • Magellan Commercial CA
  • Optum/UBH CA
  • Health Net CA
  • insurance-6093
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Partnership HealthPlan of California

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