Heidi J. Napolitano, MD ~ Psychiatrist

Dr. Napolitano received her Medical Doctor degree from the University of Tennessee, College of Medicine, and then completed a residency in Psychiatry at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She has experience treating patients in many different settings. Her inpatient work has included evaluation and treatment of patients on forensic units, in dual diagnosis programs, and in an adolescent sex offender program. She has experience in acute psychiatric / emergency inpatient treatment, and in long-term residential treatment programs for the severely chronically mentally ill. Dr. Napolitano served as Chief Resident at the Arkansas State Hospital, and on-call psychiatry consultant at the Arkansas Children's Hospital. She is the founder and owner of The Happy Mind Company.

Dr. Napolitano's treatment philosophy centers on taking the time needed to really listen to the person who knows the patient best which is, of course, the patient.  She then draws on her training and experience, along with logic, common sense, and a genuine concern for her patient's well being, to provide accurate, informed and caring guidance and treatment.  She stays well informed of cutting edge treatments and technologies in the field of psychiatry; thus, she is able to offer a wide variety of diagnostic treatment options.

Dr. Napolitano specializes in the treatment of children, adolescents and adults with a variety of psychiatric disorders including Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia.  She also has extensive experience in treating patients with self-injury.