Amanda Focht M.D. Accepting new patients

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Behavioral healthcare, Psychiatry




Amanda Focht, M.D., is the medical director of outpatient psychiatry at the University of Washington, Seattle. Dr. Focht is experienced in evaluating and treating patients who have a range of psychiatric conditions, and skilled at providing medications and psychotherapies to address patients' individual needs.

Dr. Focht’s clinical interests include attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); bipolar and related disorders; dementia and other neurocognitive disorders; depressive disorders; dissociative disorders; neurocognitive disorders; obsessive compulsive and related disorders; panic disorder; personality disorders; phobias; schizophrenia; psychotic disorders; seasonal affective disorder; trauma; post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); disasters; administration and practice management; geriatric psychiatry; and primary care psychiatry.

Because the manifestation of psychiatric symptoms in each person is different, Dr. Focht strives to develop an understanding of her patients and how best to help them, and then collaborate closely with them to develop an individualized treatment approach.

Personal Interests

In her spare time, Dr. Focht enjoys traveling, reading, hiking and relaxing with her family.
Psychiatry Clinic (Outpatient) at UWMC-Roosevelt

Psychiatry Clinic (Outpatient) at UWMC-Roosevelt

4225 Roosevelt Way NE, 3rd Floor, Ste. 306 Seattle, WA 98105


Care for substance abuse and addiction, Consultation and Telepsychiatry, Depression and other mood disorders treatment, Diagnostic consultations and second opinions

Mount Sinai School of Medicine Program

Fellowship, 2008, Geriatric Psychiatry

Mount Sinai School of Medicine Program

Residency, 2007, Psychiatry

Mount Sinai School of Medicine Program

Internship, 2004, Psychiatry

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Medical education, 2003

Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Teaching Appointment


Board Certifications
  • Geriatric Psychiatry, 2010, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
  • Psychiatry, 2009, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology