With over ten years of experience in both inpatient and outpatient settings, Dr. Rachel Agustines, The Costello Center's certified Psychiatrist, aims to help clients using functional medicine, an approach which addresses the nutritional, metabolic, toxicological, and genetic causes of psychiatric conditions. She also approaches treatment with a holistic outlook, combining medication with supplementation, detoxification, lifestyle changes, and therapeutic interventions. Pregnant or breastfeeding women, children, and teens make up just a part of her culturally diverse clientele.
Dr. Agustines is a double Board Certified Psychiatrist in General Psychiatry and Neurology as well as Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and an active member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Miami and her medical degree from the University of North Dakota and went on to complete her residency in psychiatry at the University of South Florida with additional fellowship training in child and adolescent psychiatry.