Transitions Center, an Integrative Psychiatric & Substance Abuse Practice, is committed to helping individuals, families, and communities transition from the pain and suffering of mental illness and/or addiction problems through evidence based, effective, personalized and holistic treatment that supports a lifestyle worth living.
Pervaiz Akhter, M.D. has a vast clinical experience in the practice of psychiatry. He specializes in treating individuals with serious mental illness and those struggling with alcohol & substance abuse disorders. For the last several years he is serving as an Attending Psychiatrist at the Valley Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona besides maintaining an active outpatient practice. He has treated hundreds of individuals with serious psychiatric conditions and those needing medical detoxification for alcohol and substance abuse disorders.
Dr. Akhter is a certified Suboxone prescriber.
Tariq Ghafoor, M.D. is Board Certified in General Adult Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry, and has completed a 2-year Fellowship in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. He has served in several leadership positions (Medical Director & Medical Staff President) at various local hospitals. He is the Past President of the Arizona Psychiatric Society (2012- 13), and an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Arizona, College of Medicine Phoenix. He specializes in treating adults & adolescents with psychiatric and substance abuse disorders.
Dr. Ghafoor is a certified Suboxone prescriber.
Safdar Chaudhary, M.D. is Board Certified in General Adult Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry. He has been practicing psychiatry for the past 25 years treating all types of psychiatric disorders and alcohol & substance abuse problems. He has received two years intensive training by Behavioral Tech Research, Inc (Marsha M. Linehan PhD) in learning and implementing Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). Besides his clinical practice, Dr. Chaudhary specializes in providing training and supervision to clinicians in the practice of mindfulness based treatments.
Dr. Chaudhary is a certified Suboxone prescriber.