Welcome to Dr. Lin's Practice! New Patients
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Journey to wellness today.

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Positive Psychiatry

Dr. Lin believes that focusing on and improving mental wellness is just as important, if not more so, than the treatment of mental illness.

Compassionate Care

Vital’s Compassionate Doctor Recognition 2013 and Patients’ Choice Award 2013-2014

Personalized Treatment

Dr. Lin enjoys getting to know her patients from a “whole person” perspective and work together with her patient and/or their families in order to develop a patient-centered treatment plan.

Dr. Heather Lin Treats

Mood Disorders

Anxiety Disorders
Psychotic Disorders

Trauma and Stressor-Related Disorders


Evaluation and Diagnosis

Individualized treatment recommendations from a biological, psychological, social, and spiritual perspective


Medication management with emphasis on restoring comfort while minimizing unwanted side effects

Individual, Couples, Family Therapy

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Exposure Therapy, Lifestyle Coaching


Video conferencing sessions available



Dr. Lin is very knowledgeable and has always listened to my needs. She is compassionate and caring and has always returned my phone calls and emails in a timely manner. I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for an excellent psychiatrist.

- Anonymous, Patient

Training with Dr. Heather Lin at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, for our Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship was an amazing experience. She is super organized in her work, she is playful with the kids, and very professional with parents. She is a very supportive colleague, works well in a team atmosphere, and she is super-duper intelligent. :)  Based on my experience working with her, I would trust her to treat my own children and family members, and would highly recommend her to families that need a child and adolescent psychiatrist.

- Salvador Del Rosario, MD, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Kern Medical Center

She is very warm and precise in her assessment. Allows the patient to vent and gives excellent suggestions.

- Anonymous, Patient

Dr. Lin is smart, caring, and trustworthy. I would bring my kids to her for help.

- Jenna Luu, MD, Adult Psychiatrist, Kaiser Permanente

Dr. Lin was able to field a wide variety of diagnoses and issues with the population seeking psychiatric services at a major metropolitan hospital. She displayed compassion and sound clinical judgement.

- James R. Healy, PhD, Intake Counselor and Case Manager, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Dr. Lin is warm, caring and efficient. Very easy to talk to.

- Anonymous, Patient

Top qualities: Personable, Expert, High Integrity.  Dr. Lin is an expert in her area of psychiatric specialization. She is not only skilled, she is talented with people—she knows how to communicate well and listen carefully to her patients.

- Niles Willits-Spolin, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist


Proudly Serving: Studio City, Sherman Oaks, Encino, Tarzana, North Hollywood, Woodland Hills,Van Nuys, Northridge, Hollywood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, Valley Village, Valley Glen, Toluca Woods, Thousand Oaks, Agoura Hills, Topanga, Winnetka, Oak Park, Granada Hills, West Hills, Calabasas,Valencia, Santa Clarita, North Hills, Westlake Village, Chatsworth, Porter Ranch, Reseda, Simi Valley, Stevenson Ranch, Newbury Park, Sylmar, Hidden Hills, Lake Balboa, Moorpark, Glendale, Mission Hills, Camarillo, Oxnard, Ventura, Ojai, Santa Barbara, Tustin, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, Santa Ana, Westminster, Huntington Beach, Corona Del Mar, Irvine, Lake Forest, Balboa Island, Garden Grove, Fountain Valley, Long Beach, Seal Beach, Orange, Misson Viejo, Aliso Viejo, Newport Coast, San Joaquin Hills, Laguna Niguel.