Dr. Mitch Keil

PsyD Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Mitch Keil is a clinical psychologist who has been providing mental health services in the Southern California area since he began his training in 2008.  Dr. Keil has experience working with people from all backgrounds.  This includes treating adults, adolescents, and families at both Azusa Pacific University's Community Counseling Center and Loma Linda’s Behavioral Medicine Center. He has also completed training in Forensic Psychology at Patton State Hospital in Redlands, California, where he provided comprehensive psychodiagnostic assessments for an inpatient state hospital (those who were found not guilty by reason of insanity).


Dr. Keil has received training at some of California’s most rigorous institutions. During his internship at Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles (LAMC), within their Department of Psychiatry, he specialized in the treatment of adolescents and adults suffering from complex trauma, anxiety, and depressive disorders.  He also completed a year-long rotation in the Chemical Dependency Recovery Program (CDRP) as an additional area of specialization.  During his post-doctoral residency at the VA in Loma Linda, Dr. Keil served our veteran population recovering from post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression, and substance use disorders.  Currently, he is in private practice in Newport Beach, CA and a Professor of Psychology at Santiago Canyon College. Dr. Keil supervises residents in clinical psychology and publishes articles regularly. In his free time he volunteers for Silverado Hospice and likes to surf, ride motorcycles, hike, read and spend time with his wife and son.


Dr. Keil approaches treatment from a psychodynamic, mindfulness-based perspective and is seasoned in the treatment of a range of difficulties including depression, anxiety, addiction, PTSD, and grief/loss in adolescents and adults.  He works with individuals, couples, and families. As a part of his work, Dr. Keil is a member of Newport Psychoanalytic Institute, in which he receives regular supervision, support, continuing education and training for his private practice.He is a lifelong learner and practitioner who is passionate about mental health, philosophy, psychology.


Contact Me

I have a heart and a passion for this work and care deeply for the people that come to see me.  I look forward to getting to know you, understanding your unique challenges and meeting you exactly where you are at this time, on this day.  My goal is to walk alongside you in this process towards developing a deeper understanding of yourself and your path. Feel free to reach out, I'd be glad to answer any questions you have.

260 Newport Center Drive, Suite 504

Newport Beach, CA 92660