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Blue Ocean

About Blue Ocean Mental Health


How I Can Help You

Are you wondering if prescription medications might help you? You are not alone, and Blue Ocean Mental Health is here to help guide you through the process. Blue Ocean Mental Health offers in-depth psychiatric evaluations, diagnosis and ongoing pharmacotherapy with brief supportive therapy. Esder Shin specializes in general adult psychiatry and collaborates with other clinicians to provide the highest quality of care.


Blue Ocean Mental Health is available remotely with in-house expertise that stays abreast of the most recent evidence-based research and psychiatric protocols. Areas of expertise include Anxiety Disorder, Depression, ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, Eating Disorder, and Sleep Disorders. Blue Ocean Mental Health maintains a private practice with fewer patients so that enables appropriate time and attention you deserve. 

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According to Harvard Business Review, W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne wrote one of the most influential articles of all times: “Blue Ocean Strategy.”


In the field of business, the Blue ocean represents a vast, unknown and uncontested space where you have the freedom to explore and create your own market. Likewise, in our life journeys, if we had the freedom to find our own place, focus our own strengths and competencies, the opportunities are endless. 


Everyone has a different path and while the challenge is daunting, the potential rewards are worth the effort. Also, it’s important to recognize that it’s not easy to deal with mental health alone and asking for help is the first step. We at Blue Ocean Mental Health provide a safe place where we strive to embark on this venture with you and provide resources to help guide the journey.


The goal is to collaborate in a safe place to help you find your way, your stability, your happiness. 


Esder Shin, PMHNP-BC


Board-Certified Psychiatric Health Nurse Practitioner who offers a full range of assessment and treatment strategies to address mental, emotional, and behavioral concerns. Esder specializes in prescribing and managing psychiatric medications for patients who need help with issues including depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, ADD/ADHD, PTSD, insomnia, OCD, and eating disorders.


The cornerstone of maintaining good health is psychological health. Esder identifies each person as his or her unique self and takes on a collaborative approach working as partners to achieve optimal mental health. She has a genuine desire to listen with empathy, understand each person as an individual, and help identify the client's unique self. 


Treatment may involve working together in individualized sessions or referrals will be made to other healthcare professionals, if appropriate, to provide the best possible care. This collaborative approach of working as partners is key to achieving optimal mental health.


Esder received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Phoenix and her Master of Science in Nursing with Psychiatric Mental Nurse Practitioner Specialty from Azusa Pacific University. She trained in psychiatry at urgent care psychiatric facilities including Exodus, Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, UCLA and outpatient psychiatric private practices. She is here to work as a team with you to help create personalized and attainable treatment goals to improve your mental health.

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