Dr. Looney strives to provide the most sophisticated solutions to his patients problems utilizing the most current evidence-based knowledge and available technology. Yet, he strives to provide care to his patients within a very private, confidential, and caring relationship.
Dr. Looney's Specialties
GENERAL PSYCHIATRY FOR ADULTS:
Dr. Looney provides assessments and general psychiatric and substance abuse care for adults.
CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY:
Dr. Looney provides assessment and psychiatric care for children, adolescents and their families. He consults to parents about parent effectiveness and family management techniques. He provides family therapy for families containing children and adolescents.
Dr. Looney provides substance abuse assessment and treatment for adolescents and young adults. He consults to parents about substance abuse prevention techniques.
Dr. Looney provides limited consultation to legal professionals.
1. Consultation to schools regarding matters of mental health and behavior
management of students.
2. Consultation to colleges and universities regarding matters of
mental health and alcohol and drug use by undergraduates.
3. Institutional consultation regarding the development of behavioral health
Dr. Looney is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
in the following areas:
Duke Forensic Psychiatry Associates
This group of mental health professionals provide evidence based forensic consultation. Dr. Looney started this program and served as its Director. He now serves as Senior Consultant. Dr. Looney now does his forensic cases in his private practice outside of Duke.