Beth A. Bernstein, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Dr. Beth Bernstein is a leader in excellence in outpatient psychiatric care and has over 27 years of outpatient leadership and clinical psychiatric service in a variety of settings. She has worked as psychiatry clinical faculty at the Universities of Utah, Harbor-UCLA, and UCLA-Kern. She served as Outpatient Clinic Medical Director at UCLA-County Harbor and Medical Director of Glenn County Mental Health in rural northern California. She developed a Women's Mental Health specialty clinic at UCLA-Kern, where she was awarded Faculty of the Year Award in 2008.  Dr. Bernstein is a sought after and respected educator and mentor to a number of trainees and students.

  • MD: University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Dallas Southwestern Medical School, 1982
  • BA: University of Texas at Austin, 1977
  • University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Psychiatry, 1982-1986
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1989



Breitborde, N. Jk, F. A. Moreno, N. Mai-Dixon, R. Peterson, L. Durst, B. Bernstein, S. Byreddy, and W. R. McFarlane, "Multifamily group psychoeducation and cognitive remediation for first-episode psychosis: a randomized controlled trial.", BMC Psychiatry, vol. 11, pp. 9, 2011. PMCID: PMC3030530  PMID: 21226941