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Office Location

Somerville, NJ, 08876

Lois M. DeRitter, M.D. - Adult, Adolescent and Child Psychiatry - Somerville, NJ

Diplomate of American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

in Psychiatry and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Dr. DeRitter has been in practice locally over 20 years, seeing adults, adolescents, and pre-adolescents and is known for taking the time and care to provide thorough diagnostic evaluation and appropriate management.

Dr. DeRitter is conservative in recommending and prescribing medication when necessary, adhering to the principle of "start low and go slow" and suggests alternate or additional treatments if warranted, referring to other professionals as needed. She is sensitive to a wide range of cultural considerations including ethnic, religious, social and sexual (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex). Privacy is maximized because there are no auxiliary personnel; all contact is with Dr. DeRitter, including scheduling.

Dr. DeRitter's areas of expertise are:

  • Mood disorders (including Depressive and Bipolar Disorders)

  • Anxiety disorders (including Panic and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders)

  • Attention Deficit Disorder (Adults, Adolescents and Preadolescents)

To discuss your needs and for further information, please call Dr. DeRitter at (732) 560-9770.