About Dr. Uhr

Dr. Sarita Uhr is a life coach in San Diego, California.

She is a Stanford-trained psychiatrist who had a busy practice for thirty years in Dallas, Texas before she retired from practicing psychiatry in 2016 to concentrate on being a life coach.

She has had extensive experience helping people change.

Her experiences set her apart from many life coaches in that she understands the role of anxiety, depression and low confidence on a person’s ability to tolerate change.

Her practice consisted of high profile individuals including doctors, lawyers, highly successful business men, and professional athletes.

She has also worked with medical students and young lawyers who felt they had chosen the wrong profession.

She coaches people in different parts of the country.

What can she help you with?

  • Moving your life in a forward direction.
  • Clarifying your goals to make sure they line up with your personal vision.
  • Stopping you from repeating mistakes that have led to your present career, relationship, or parenting struggles.
  • Finding resources to maximize the chance of attaining your goals.

Accountability, self-care, and honing your focus are at the heart of her style of coaching.

She will be your best advocate and help boost your confidence to live your best life.

She has had over 30 years of experience in her private practice helping professionals transition to new careers. She understands the complexities involved in giving up the security of a high status career. She has helped moms find a strong identity outside of parenting when they have complained about feeling unfulfilled. She has helped entrepreneurs and executives become more effective in their decision-making and productivity.

If you need help with a new life roadmap including tiime management issues, networking, resume rewriting and other important parts of the transition process, she is the coach for you.

She has over 50 published articles including, “Anxiety and Depression, Is Medication the Answer?,”  “The Addictive Personality: Why Some People Get Hooked,” and “Combining Psychiatric Drugs to Beat Depression.”

She is an expert on the impact of stress on mental and physical health. She has published 10 books in personal development including; “Living With an Alcoholic: A Marriage Rescue Guide”, “Stop Underage Drinking and Teen Drug Abuse: A Parent’s Ten Step Guide” and “How to Beat Depression: 21 Quick and Easy Tips.”

Dr. Uhr graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Pomona College in Claremont, California.

She attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio where she later served as an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry.

She completed her psychiatry training and a fellowship in psychopharmacology at Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, California.

During your transition, she will be your life coach, your mentor, and your friend. She is warm and approachable and will help you figure out what you need to live your best life.

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