“In the rough and tumble world of Los Angeles, one psychiatrist rises above the rubble, and that is Hyla Cass. Where do you start? She’s fun, friendly, articulate, scary bright, talented, prolific and affectionate. Am I missing something? There is everything to like about Hyla.” – Chris Kilham

Dr. Hyla Cass
Psychiatrist & Integrative Medical Practitioner
Company (Other): 
Private Practice
Psychiatrist, Integrative Medical Practitioner, Author, Speaker
Psychiatry, Integrative and Complimentary Medicine, Psychiatry, Author


Dr. Hyla Cass is a Psychiatrist, integrative medical practitioner, author, consultant, and one of the country's foremost authors and speakers on the subject of integrative medicine. A former Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA School of Medicine, she has incorporated nutrition and natural health techniques into her practice for more than 20 years. Dr. Cass has a private practice in Pacific Palisades, California where she uses an integrated approach in her evaluation and treatment of individuals with a wide variety of concerns.

Dr. Cass appears regularly as an expert in the field, on radio, TV (including The View and MSNBC), and in publications such as the Los Angeles Times, The Toronto Star, Cosmopolitan, Time Magazine, and People Magazine. She also maintains a busy schedule of speaking engagements at health-related events around the country, with topics ranging from complementary medicine and psychiatry, anti-aging, women's health (including natural hormone therapy), weight management, to stress reduction, and natural treatments for addictions, anxiety disorders, and depression. And she is the author of several popular books including "8 Weeks to Vibrant Health: A Woman's Take-Charge Program to Correct Imbalances, Reclaim Energy, and Restore Well-Being".

Hyla Cass M.D graduated from the University of Toronto School of Medicine, interned at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, and completed a psychiatric residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center/UCLA School of Medicine.