Dr. Naomi Jeanty-Higgins
Dr. Naomi Jeanty-Higgins is a Florida-based licensed psychiatrist, a Miami native of rich Haitian-descent. She earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Interdisciplinary Natural Sciences in Chemistry at the University of South Florida in Tampa. She completed her general psychiatry residency training at Larkin Community Hospital in South Miami, Florida.
Dr. Jeanty-Higgins' position as a psychiatrist honed into something greater and worthwhile after working at the University of Miami School of Medicine in the Division of Pediatric Immunology & Infection Diseases. This is where she would be exposed to the plethora of psychosocial shifts and dynamism and how they both played a role in particularly women of color with dual diagnoses pertaining to substance use and mental illnesses. For that reason, she plunged full force in the area of psychiatry, a place where balance is key. Her goal is to work with patients--building steps along the way to their journey of peace and harmony.
Her joy comes from knowing a client can reach out to their community to help shape it judiciously and in a keen way. In meeting with clients, Dr. Jeanty-Higgins continually stress the importance of psychotherapy and self-care and if necessary psychopharmacological agents. By practicing this triad model, Dr. Jeanty-Higgins approach each client with great compassion and care, bringing about a harmonic, rhythmic balance to their well-being. At the same time, educating clients and abstracting a careful comprehensive biopsychosocial report is part of her forefront to help clients understand the full scope of the disorder process and approach to psychopharmacological agents’ mechanism.
She integrates her talents as an active listener, to engage in the betterment of the lives of people and committed to her mission, merging music, mental health and medicine.
At the same time, Dr. Jeanty-Higgins has a profound passion and love for music since her childhood. She seeks to not only provide her skills and expertise in psychiatric care, but it is of utmost important she incorporates her love of music and singing in the form of music therapy.
Dr. Jeanty-Higgins specialties include mood and anxiety disorders, depression, ADHD, bipolar disorder, trauma, OCD, sleep disorder, psychosis, schizophrenia, sexual dysfunction, and substance use disorder, in addition to stage performances for musicians. Naomi Jeanty-Higgins is a mother, singer and enjoys spending her free time cooking, watching movies, listening to live music, writing and interior design.