Dr. Piave Lake has been in private practice as a general adult psychiatrist in Charleston, SC since 2002. She works individually with adults18 years to geriatric ages.  She utilizes psychopharmacology and psychotherapy to treat a variety of problems, most commonly depression and anxiety. She has a special interest in treating those with infertility issues, women with perinatal and postpartum mood problems, and mood problems related to hormones. She also performs 3rd party evaluations, screenings and psychoeducational meetings for gamete donors, gestational carriers, and donor gamete recipients/intended parents.

Dr. Lake received her Bachelor’s Degree in Italian Literature from Bryn Mawr College in 1992. She graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine in 1997 and completed her residency in General Adult Psychiatry at the McGraw Medical Center of Northwestern University in Chicago in 2001, serving as Co-chief Resident during her fourth year of training. She became a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in 2002. She is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, the Mental Health Professional Group of ASRM and the Mental Health Advisory Council of the American Fertility Association.

Did You Know...

1 out of every 6 couples in the United States is
coping with infertility right now…

Levels of distress, anxiety and depression
among infertile women is is equivalenet to
those with life-threatening illness… and men
can be just as affected.