Shauna McCarthy
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, RN, MSN, ANP-BC Verified
Offers video visits
Would love to help any person suffering with chronic mental illness. It could be a diagnosis of Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia and more. Or maybe someone experiencing these symptoms that have not been given an official diagnosis. Ideal patient is someone interested in improving their mental wellness, while collaborating closely with an experienced provider.
(413) 307-4553
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Offers video visits
Would love to help any person suffering with chronic mental illness. It could be a diagnosis of Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia and more. Or maybe someone experiencing these symptoms that have not been given an official diagnosis. Ideal patient is someone interested in improving their mental wellness, while collaborating closely with an experienced provider.
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Unitas Healthcare Systems, LLC
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP Verified
Offers video visits
CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS*** WEEKEND AND EVENING APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE*** Unitas Healthcare Systems is a full-service psychiatric practice. We serve all ages, from children to older adults. We are proudly serving all of Massachusetts through the use of telehealth.
(617) 401-7441
Verified
Offers video visits
CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS*** WEEKEND AND EVENING APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE*** Unitas Healthcare Systems is a full-service psychiatric practice. We serve all ages, from children to older adults. We are proudly serving all of Massachusetts through the use of telehealth.

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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 01028 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

01028 Psychiatrists differ from other mental health professionals in that they may prescribe medication as well as practice psychotherapy in treatment. Sometimes, Psychiatrists form part of a clinical team in which they will diagnose and prescribe, while psychologists or therapists provide the client's psychotherapy.

As part of a clinical assessment, Psychiatrists may conduct physical examinations, take blood tests, and order and interpret lab tests and brain image scans, such as CT scans, CAT Scans, and MRIs.

The field of psychiatry in 01028 has many sub-specialties, including pediatric psychiatry. Those who work with the elderly are called geriatric psychiatrists.

Other related sub-specialties include cognition psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, psychosomatic, forensic, reproductive medicine specialties, psychopharmacology , psychiatric genetics, neuroimaging, and clinical neurophysiology.

Psychiatric nurse practitioners in 01028, or mental health nurse practitioners, generally have an MS degree in nursing (MSN) and a number of years of training to become certified. Psychiatric nurse practitioners are able to assess and diagnose mental health conditions and prescribe medication. 01028 Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.
How to find the right Psychiatrist?

If you're finding it difficult to find the right psychiatrist in 01028, don't worry--you're not alone. Psychiatrists are highly specialized professionals. They tend to be busy--appointments can be short (e.g. 15 mins.)--and so as a potential client you can sometimes feel lost or confused. Don't let this deter you.

Begin first by checking the psychiatrists listed here nearest to you. If they are limited in number, expand out your search geographically (Broaden your Search) and see who's available further afield. Use the links in the left nav bar to find the relevant insurance, if you intend to use your health insurance to pay for the provider.

If you're still finding it difficult to find a psychiatrist in 01028, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in 01028 as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( 01028). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.