Psychiatrists in 06488

Photo of Lyndsie Ryalls, APRN, PMHNPBC, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Lyndsie Ryalls
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, PMHNPBC
Verified Verified
Southbury, CT 06488
I provide compassionate, respectful evaluation and psychopharmacologic treatment. I primarily work with adolescents and adults seeking medication evaluation and ongoing medication management for a range of issues including anxiety disorders, OCD, depression, mood disorders, PTSD, ADHD, and comorbid mental health and substance abuse.
I provide compassionate, respectful evaluation and psychopharmacologic treatment. I primarily work with adolescents and adults seeking medication evaluation and ongoing medication management for a range of issues including anxiety disorders, OCD, depression, mood disorders, PTSD, ADHD, and comorbid mental health and substance abuse.
(203) 889-9155 View (203) 889-9155
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Rose Yu-Chin
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Southbury, CT 06488
My goal is to get you better through a comprehensive assessment, supportive psychotherapy , and medication evaluation/management so that you can function at your best. I have 40 + years of clinical work in New York & Connecticut. I am accessible. Success for me is to see you have a life. Main work will be telehealth, which is effective and convenient.
My goal is to get you better through a comprehensive assessment, supportive psychotherapy , and medication evaluation/management so that you can function at your best. I have 40 + years of clinical work in New York & Connecticut. I am accessible. Success for me is to see you have a life. Main work will be telehealth, which is effective and convenient.
(203) 884-8922 View (203) 884-8922
Photo of Leshawna Murrell, APRN, PMHNP, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Leshawna Murrell
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, PMHNP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Southbury, CT 06488
If you or your child are experiencing extreme stress and life changes, it can be overwhelming to navigate distressing symptoms. You may feel helpless as to how to help yourself or your child cope with symptoms and maintain the overwhelming activities and requirements of daily life. As a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner, I am here to listen to your unique story, family history, and symptoms, to help you find peace in your life, body, and mind. I am here to listen to your concerns and symptoms and provide a full evaluation to consider tools that may be helpful for you to feel better mentally and physically.
If you or your child are experiencing extreme stress and life changes, it can be overwhelming to navigate distressing symptoms. You may feel helpless as to how to help yourself or your child cope with symptoms and maintain the overwhelming activities and requirements of daily life. As a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner, I am here to listen to your unique story, family history, and symptoms, to help you find peace in your life, body, and mind. I am here to listen to your concerns and symptoms and provide a full evaluation to consider tools that may be helpful for you to feel better mentally and physically.
(475) 253-5360 View (475) 253-5360
Photo of Mark D Stracks, MD, MS, MPH, Psychiatrist
Mark D Stracks
Psychiatrist, MD, MS, MPH
Verified Verified
Southbury, CT 06488
I strive to understand each of my clients as an individual and to craft treatment options that are most appropriate to their needs and preferences. I have found that, where possible, it is best to take a minimalist approach to medication interventions, balancing these with appropriate therapy interventions and focus on life changes that can improve a client's mental health or addiction difficulties. I bring many years of caring treatment experience to each of my client's individual needs. I look forward to working with you.
I strive to understand each of my clients as an individual and to craft treatment options that are most appropriate to their needs and preferences. I have found that, where possible, it is best to take a minimalist approach to medication interventions, balancing these with appropriate therapy interventions and focus on life changes that can improve a client's mental health or addiction difficulties. I bring many years of caring treatment experience to each of my client's individual needs. I look forward to working with you.
(475) 882-8791 View (475) 882-8791
Photo of Shakeria C Brown - Renew Your Mind LLC, MSN , APRN, PMHNPBC, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Renew Your Mind LLC
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN , APRN, PMHNPBC
Verified Verified
Southbury, CT 06488  (Online Only)
Welcome! We are a practice that provides mental health needs to all ages. Mental Health is an area of service that needs more compassion, so we are here to help you with that. We offer medication management with our APRN and we also provide tele-health visits. Our clinicians are caring and compassionate and they try to go above and beyond for all their clients. We will try to help you find the right treatment plan for your mental health needs. Our practice focuses on you as a whole person. We discuss and provide realistic goals together with compassion in mind. Contact Us today and we are here to help!
Welcome! We are a practice that provides mental health needs to all ages. Mental Health is an area of service that needs more compassion, so we are here to help you with that. We offer medication management with our APRN and we also provide tele-health visits. Our clinicians are caring and compassionate and they try to go above and beyond for all their clients. We will try to help you find the right treatment plan for your mental health needs. Our practice focuses on you as a whole person. We discuss and provide realistic goals together with compassion in mind. Contact Us today and we are here to help!
(475) 253-3461 View (475) 253-3461
Photo of Sally Romano, MD, PhD, Psychiatrist
Sally Romano
Psychiatrist, MD, PhD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Southbury, CT 06488
Not accepting new clients
I specialize in treating patients who are struggling with depression, anxiety, erratic moods, attentional difficulties, eating concerns, or the after-effects of trauma. I provide thorough psychiatric evaluations, with attention to the psychological and social aspects of your distress, as well as to possible underlying medical factors. After an initial evaluation, usually completed in one 90-minute session, we discuss treatment options. If medication is being considered, we discuss the risks and benefits before making any decisions. Ultimately, I offer information and recommendations but respect your choices.
I specialize in treating patients who are struggling with depression, anxiety, erratic moods, attentional difficulties, eating concerns, or the after-effects of trauma. I provide thorough psychiatric evaluations, with attention to the psychological and social aspects of your distress, as well as to possible underlying medical factors. After an initial evaluation, usually completed in one 90-minute session, we discuss treatment options. If medication is being considered, we discuss the risks and benefits before making any decisions. Ultimately, I offer information and recommendations but respect your choices.
(203) 263-1066 View (203) 263-1066
Photo of Jennifer Marie Ross, PMHNPBC, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Jennifer Marie Ross
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNPBC
Verified Verified
Southbury, CT 06488
I am an ANCC board certified psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP), with over 10 years of nursing and clinical experience in both inpatient and outpatient care. Offering patient-centered psychopharmacology and psychotherapy for children ages 5+, adolescents, adults, including couple and family counseling. I work in collaboration with various treatment providers from a holistic standpoint that is evidenced-based, while respecting the autonomy of the client. A compassionate therapeutic relationship is part of my practice that focuses on positive aspects to promote the healing process for various disorders..
I am an ANCC board certified psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP), with over 10 years of nursing and clinical experience in both inpatient and outpatient care. Offering patient-centered psychopharmacology and psychotherapy for children ages 5+, adolescents, adults, including couple and family counseling. I work in collaboration with various treatment providers from a holistic standpoint that is evidenced-based, while respecting the autonomy of the client. A compassionate therapeutic relationship is part of my practice that focuses on positive aspects to promote the healing process for various disorders..
(475) 473-9653 View (475) 473-9653
Photo of Christina Costa - SMPsychotherapy & Couseling Services , FNP-BC, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
SMPsychotherapy & Couseling Services
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, FNP-BC
Verified Verified
Southbury, CT 06488
Now accepting new clients! Have you tried medications for mental health conditions without success? Do you feel your medication prescriber doesn’t spend enough time with you? You want someone who will take a holistic approach when prescribing your mental health medications and listen to your experience and concerns about side effects. You want to manage your mental health conditions and get back to building the life you want. What if you could find a mental health practice that combines best practices in medication management with comprehensive therapy services? We’d be honored to help you achieve mental wellness.
Now accepting new clients! Have you tried medications for mental health conditions without success? Do you feel your medication prescriber doesn’t spend enough time with you? You want someone who will take a holistic approach when prescribing your mental health medications and listen to your experience and concerns about side effects. You want to manage your mental health conditions and get back to building the life you want. What if you could find a mental health practice that combines best practices in medication management with comprehensive therapy services? We’d be honored to help you achieve mental wellness.
(203) 633-8175 View (203) 633-8175
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Dr. Aura Ardon - Mar Y Sol Mental Health Experts
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Southbury, CT 06488  (Online Only)
Now accepting new Patients. Are you struggling to create meaningful relationships? Do you feel overwhelmed by the stressors of work and daily living? Do you have trouble caring for yourself because of your mental health? Is your family life unmanageable because of mental illness? You want to get your mental health back under control but feel stuck. As time passes you feel further and further from your goals. It’s time to find real solutions because you have a life to live. You don’t have to manage this alone. Working with a mental health expert who believes in a holistic approach to mental and physical wellness may be the missing
Now accepting new Patients. Are you struggling to create meaningful relationships? Do you feel overwhelmed by the stressors of work and daily living? Do you have trouble caring for yourself because of your mental health? Is your family life unmanageable because of mental illness? You want to get your mental health back under control but feel stuck. As time passes you feel further and further from your goals. It’s time to find real solutions because you have a life to live. You don’t have to manage this alone. Working with a mental health expert who believes in a holistic approach to mental and physical wellness may be the missing
(203) 456-6989 View (203) 456-6989
Gregory Guion
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified Verified
Southbury, CT 06488
(203) 748-1200 View (203) 748-1200

How does your Psychiatrist compare?

Number of Psychiatrists in 06488

10+

Average cost per session

$225

Psychiatrists in 06488 who prioritize treating:

100% Depression
100% Anxiety
90% ADHD
90% Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
90% Bipolar Disorder
80% Medication Management
70% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

22 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

75% Aetna
63% BlueCross and BlueShield
63% Cigna and Evernorth

How Psychiatrists in 06488 see their clients

80% In Person and Online
20% Online Only

Gender breakdown

78% Female
22% Male
FAQs - About Psychiatrists and Psychiatric Nurses

How can I find a psychiatrist in 06488?

The Psychology Today Directory enables you to search specifically for psychiatrists, using the drop down provider menu in the navigation bar, by city or zip code, or by the name of the psychiatrist. Search results provide detailed profiles of professionals, including their treatment approach and areas of expertise. In addition, listings provide important information about each psychiatrist’s credentials, fees, payment options, and insurance affiliations. Directory users can select psychiatrists who meet an array of personally-desired criteria, such as familiarity with a specific community or condition.

What is the difference between a psychiatrist and a psychologist?

Psychiatrists are medical specialists who focus on understanding, diagnosing, and treating diseases of the brain and disorders of the mind and behavior. As physicians, psychiatrists are trained to recognize the often-subtle biological causes of mental disorders and to monitor the effects of mental disturbances on physical conditions, such as heart disease. Psychologists are especially attuned to the influence of early experience on development and behavior, emotional and cognitive processes, the nature of personality, and social functioning. They are also trained to deploy an array of psychological tests—IQ tests, personality tests, behavioral assessments—to gauge a person’s functioning.

What is a psychiatric nurse practitioner?

A psychiatric nurse practitioner, also known as a mental health nurse practitioner, is a registered nurse who completes advanced training in psychiatric care, earning either a master’s or doctoral degree in psychiatric nursing, and in the U.S., passes a national certification exam. Like psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners are trained to assess, diagnose, and treat mental health conditions. In some locales, psychiatric nurse practitioners can offer the full range of psychiatric care, including prescribing and managing medication. In other places, they must work in collaboration with a physician.

Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed psychiatrist?

The Psychology Today directory lists providers who offer legitimate mental health services to the public, including psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and counselors. All psychiatrists listed in the directory have a valid license issued by the state(s) in which they practice and are certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Providers whose license or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Some individuals or organizations provide services for which their state or country does not offer licenses, such as pastoral counseling. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

Can a psychiatrist prescribe medication?

Psychiatrists are licensed medical doctors who are trained to recognize the many ways body processes affect the functioning of the brain and mind. As physicians, they can prescribe medication. Patients who are prescribed medications will typically need to continue to see a psychiatrist so that the effects of the medication can be monitored. For many psychiatric conditions, including common disorders such as anxiety and depression, the preferred treatment is combination therapy—medication accompanied by psychotherapy.

Do psychiatrists offer therapy?

Psychiatrists are generally trained in a number of treatment modalities, including psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy, and, increasingly, somatic therapies. Typically, psychiatrists make a diagnosis and determine a course of treatment based on chemical or biological factors, using lab tests, brain scans and physical and psychological evaluations. While psychotherapy may be used in the first session to aid in diagnosis, it is not typically utilized in subsequent visits. In fact, after the introductory session, most sessions with a psychiatrist may only be 15-20 minutes in length and are largely focused on medication management. Many psychiatrists who do not offer psychotherapy work collaboratively with psychologists and other mental health clinicians and can refer clients seeking talk therapy to those providers.

How do I know if I need a psychiatrist or a therapist?

It is not always easy to know which type of mental health practitioner to choose. Many people are unaware of the root of their mental or behavioral problem. One way many people learn which type of care is best for them is by seeing their primary care provider first. Depending on the nature and severity of the symptoms, the physician may review their medical history or perform medical tests to determine whether biological factors are involved before making a referral. It is not necessary for a person to know precisely what type of care they need in order to seek help. Many psychiatrists and psychologists refer clients to each other depending on client needs.

Do I need a referral to see a psychiatrist?

A referral to a psychiatrist is often not required. However, seeing your primary care physician first can be helpful and actually prove to be a shortcut to getting what you need. Your PCP may have a clear idea whether psychiatric help is needed and/or which kind of mental health care would be most beneficial and refer you to the right type of practitioner. For that reason alone, some psychiatrists require a referral. Further, many insurance plans require a referral from a PCP if they cover all of part of the cost of seeing a specialist; if, however, you are paying out of pocket, you may not need a referral. In any case, a referral may speed the process of securing an appointment with a psychiatrist, especially in areas where there is a shortage of mental health specialists and new patients face long waits for appointments.