About Me

Geriatric Psychiatrist Ashok Bharucha, MD, MA works at Transformations Adult and Geriatric Psychiatry, P.C., a private clinic in South Abington Township, Pennsylvania. Dr. Barucha is a dementia and late-life disorders specialist with advanced training in adult and geriatric psychiatry, as well as the management of conditions at the intersection of neurology, medicine, and psychiatry. He uses a combination of pharmacology (psychoactive medications) and psychotherapy to help patients achieve the best possible outcomes (talk therapy).

Dr. Barucha's goal as the lead professional at Transformations Adult and Geriatric Psychiatry is to develop a collaborative therapy relationship with each patient that not only improves their feeling of well-being, but also helps them reach their full potential. His services include the following:

Geriatric psychiatry is a branch of psychiatry that focuses on the
Adult psychiatry is a branch of psychiatry that deals with (for patients 18 and older)
Psychopharmacology is the study of the effects of drugs on the human (medication management)
Consultation with a psychiatrist

Ashok Bharucha, MD, MA, addresses a broad variety of ailments and offers one-on-one therapy to patients suffering from:

  • Anxiety disorders are a kind of anxiety condition.

  • Bipolar disorder and other mental illnesses

  • Depression is a kind of mental illness.

  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a kind of anxiety condition.

  • Schizophrenia has a wide range of symptoms.

  • Disorders caused by trauma and stress

  • Sleep disturbances

  • If cognitive testing is available to confirm the diagnosis of ADHD, it should be used.

  • Medical/psychiatric problems

  • Later-life mental diseases

  • Alzheimer's disease and other neurocognitive diseases

Dr. Bharucha is known for being a kind, considerate, and attentive expert who tailors each therapy to the unique requirements of each patient. Dr. Bharucha, a seasoned adult and geriatric psychiatrist, looks forward to providing the professional care and support patients need to continue their self-discovery journeys.