Dr. Ferguson earned his medical degree from the University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine, after graduating summa cum laude from Rice University and attending the Baylor College of Medicine. He is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Neurology and also board certified in Addiction Medicine by the American Society of Addiction Medicine. He has extensive expertise and experience in both outpatient and inpatient psychiatry practice. He has served a number of Medical Directorships, including with Ventura County Behavioral Health and with Humboldt County Behavioral Health. He has been the Clinical Director and served on the Medical Staff in a number of psychiatric hospitals, including Clinical Directorships in dual diagnosis and in addiction services programs. He has conducted a private practice in Psychiatry, beginning in 1981. Dr. Ferguson is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the Southern California Psychiatric Association, The American Medical Association, and the American Society of Addiction Medicine. He is available for consultation, assessment for treatment with medications, and for ongoing treatment with adults and teenagers.