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I was a patient for 35 years and have never found a psychiatrist that could understand and stabilize me. Many times he came to my rescue after other Dr.'s mismanaged my meds and diagnosis so badly I became psychotic. He supported my family as well when I was very ill in hospital. Always caring and dependable. I could trust him. He respected my intelligence and treated me as an equal partner in my treatment-never putting me down because I was ill. A very caring, intelligent doctor trying not to find precise medication use. Thanks to him I am alive.
he only wants you to be on antidepressants all the time, I've seen him for years and he did not help me when I didn't want to use medication to treat my depression. He was very emotionally closed off. Hes a good doctor if you want a purely medical approach.
I've had the pleasure of knowing, both Dr Eppel and his Administration Assistant, Marcia for 14 years. Marcia's smile, always brightens my day; her prompt, professional and compassionate response to my needs has resulted in my immense trust in the mental health system.....finally after 24 years, prior to meeting both Marcia and Dr. Eppel. Dr. Eppel, has been my rock for all of these 14 years. He has been my Psychiatrist, working diligently to form the appropriate medications to move forward in managing my illness. Dr. Eppel has been my Psychologist, there for me always in various traumatic situations I have encountered. He always calls me back the same day, when I'm in need. Dr. Eppel has always treated me as an equal and worked in partnership with me to weed through my challenges. I have never experienced a Health Care Professional who cares so much. I am so thankful I have met both Marcia and Dr. Eppel. Words can never express the gratefulness and deep trust, their actions and behaviours have impacted me. Thank you both. You shall always have a large slice of my heart.
Really nice guy. I felt like he genuinely cared, but seemed a little at a loss as to how to help me. Having said that, my issues are famously challenging to treat, and I'd say that for most issues, Dr.Eppel is very competent informed and certainly trustworthy. A good man, but not a miracle worker in my case, but they can't all be miracle workers, and I think he did his best, which is all we can ask of anyone. He was certainly very patient with me, which is greatly appreciated. He is a bit reserved, emotionally, which is perhaps as he was trained, and helpful to many, but I found it a little hard to connect with him. Again, that's not really his fault per se. I never once had an issue with Marcia, his secretary - terrific.
I have been treated by Dr. Eppel for ten years and he has always been kind and caring, Marcia is prompt in getting messages from me to doctor Eppel and I feel that I wouldn't be alive without him today, great doctor! would recommend him to anyone
Staff) Dr.Eppel's receptionist Marcia is not only polite and helpful but can access my file and will remember details in an instant.Punctuality) Dr.Eppel if ever late for an appointment is due to the fact that his patient may be keeping him from finishing on time and will humbly apologize for those few extra minutes. Helpfulness)Dr.Eppel has been helpful with good common sense advice to me over the course of my divorce and has provided supportive letters on my behalf throughout his therapy to me. Knowledge)Dr.Eppel I believe is not only well versed in his specialty but seems to have a broad knowledge base in his understanding of other cultures and faith systems,can relate and respond with historical facts,quote authors and isolate current social trends in a fair an unbiased manor. J.K.
While not a patient of Dr. Eppel's, I wrote seeking to him seeking his assistance with my treatment at the hospital where he heads the Dept. of Community Psychiatry. I invited him to telephone me to discuss my concerns. He did so promptly and was very frank, down-to-earth and knowledgeable, and promptly assisted me with respect to my treatment.
Dr. E has treated me for 4 years now and I would not have any other psych doc treat me! He is compassionate, caring and knowledgeable. He listens and lets me contribute in decisions regarding my medications. At times when I have been too depressed to see him, he has called me at home to make sure I was okay, and has called in prescriptions for me to my pharmacy. He called ODSP several times on my behalf when I was waiting for a decision from the adjudicator. I have had 3 other psych docs in the past, and they could not match Dr. E in any category! If I need to, I can call his office and he ALWAYS returns my calls within a couple of hours. His receptionist is always friendly and courteous. I would recommend this doctor to anyone!
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