Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, APRN, PMHCNS
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"I am a Yale trained and board certified Clinical Specialist in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing and therefore have the advantage of being both a psycho-therapist and a psycho-pharmacologist. I treat children, adolescents and young adults with the goal of returning them to their highest level of functioning as quickly as I can. I then work with both the parents and child to identify the factors that led to the decline and ways to maintain health in the future. I am comfortable working with kids with medical issues that impact their well being as well."
(203) 612-5524
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"I am a Yale trained and board certified Clinical Specialist in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing and therefore have the advantage of being both a psycho-therapist and a psycho-pharmacologist. I treat children, adolescents and young adults with the goal of returning them to their highest level of functioning as quickly as I can. I then work with both the parents and child to identify the factors that led to the decline and ways to maintain health in the future. I am comfortable working with kids with medical issues that impact their well being as well."
Amy W. Stevens, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
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"I treat patients in the following age categories: child, adolescent and adult. Areas of specialization include the treatment of ADHD, autism, mood disorders, anxiety and PTSD. I attended Harvard College and completed medical school at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. I did my adult psychiatry residency at Yale. I completed a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at UCONN and did an additional fellowship in healthcare quality and safety at Yale. "
(203) 442-9415
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"I treat patients in the following age categories: child, adolescent and adult. Areas of specialization include the treatment of ADHD, autism, mood disorders, anxiety and PTSD. I attended Harvard College and completed medical school at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. I did my adult psychiatry residency at Yale. I completed a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at UCONN and did an additional fellowship in healthcare quality and safety at Yale. "
Psychiatrist, MD
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"I am a board certified Child and Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist in Westport, CT. I focus on the care of patients under the age of 30 and provide comprehensive psychiatric evaluations and evidence-based treatments. I utilize my experience and knowledge in psychopharmacology, behavioral management, and psychotherapy to customize treatment based on the individual patient and the presenting problem. I have extensive experience and training in diagnosing and treating a wide variety of psychiatric disorders, including ADHD, depression, anxiety, PTSD and OCD."
(203) 409-1760 x739
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"I am a board certified Child and Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist in Westport, CT. I focus on the care of patients under the age of 30 and provide comprehensive psychiatric evaluations and evidence-based treatments. I utilize my experience and knowledge in psychopharmacology, behavioral management, and psychotherapy to customize treatment based on the individual patient and the presenting problem. I have extensive experience and training in diagnosing and treating a wide variety of psychiatric disorders, including ADHD, depression, anxiety, PTSD and OCD."
Jennifer A Scruggs, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, MS
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"Hi there. I'm Dr. Jennifer A. Scruggs. I am trained in adult psychiatry and offer combination med management with psychodynamic psychotherapy, couples and family therapy. My practice model is built on getting you the care you need despite your busy schedule. I do my best to make my services available to you and to this end have several offices in Fairfield County as well at White Plains, Westchester and midtown NYC. I do house and office calls as well and have extended availability after hours and on weekends. Executive coaching and problem solving also available."
(203) 349-9208
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"Hi there. I'm Dr. Jennifer A. Scruggs. I am trained in adult psychiatry and offer combination med management with psychodynamic psychotherapy, couples and family therapy. My practice model is built on getting you the care you need despite your busy schedule. I do my best to make my services available to you and to this end have several offices in Fairfield County as well at White Plains, Westchester and midtown NYC. I do house and office calls as well and have extended availability after hours and on weekends. Executive coaching and problem solving also available."
David London, M.D., Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, M.D.
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"I offer a comprehensive holistic approach to psychiatry, which has been continually developing throughout my 39 years of clinical practice, due to my continual thirst for learning and leading-edge, evidence-based research. Your emotional, spiritual and biochemical individuality is essential to healing on all levels, and I honor and navigate the interconnection of body, heart, brain, mind and spirit. My role is guide and collaborator. I understand how important it is to engage you in the healing process. My "whole systems" approach to healing helps identify the cause of symptoms. A variety of treatment methods helps us eliminate them."
(203) 349-6647
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"I offer a comprehensive holistic approach to psychiatry, which has been continually developing throughout my 39 years of clinical practice, due to my continual thirst for learning and leading-edge, evidence-based research. Your emotional, spiritual and biochemical individuality is essential to healing on all levels, and I honor and navigate the interconnection of body, heart, brain, mind and spirit. My role is guide and collaborator. I understand how important it is to engage you in the healing process. My "whole systems" approach to healing helps identify the cause of symptoms. A variety of treatment methods helps us eliminate them."
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, PMHNP
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"Be Well Mental Health Services, LLC is a private psychiatry practice dedicated to providing compassionate, holistic, and empathetic mental health care. It is run by Taylor Gaglia, APRN who specializes in psychiatric medication services for adults. Taylor completed her training at Yale School of Nursing and has served the past 5 years working in the Yale New Haven Health System in varying capacities. "
(475) 234-2532
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"Be Well Mental Health Services, LLC is a private psychiatry practice dedicated to providing compassionate, holistic, and empathetic mental health care. It is run by Taylor Gaglia, APRN who specializes in psychiatric medication services for adults. Taylor completed her training at Yale School of Nursing and has served the past 5 years working in the Yale New Haven Health System in varying capacities. "
Jessica Chaudhary, MD, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, FAPA
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"Dr. Jessica Chaudhary is a Board Certified psychiatrist and a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She completed her undergraduate studies at Wellesley College with Honors. Being a Seattle native, she returned to medical school at the University of Washington School of Medicine and then completed her residency in psychiatry at Yale University. She completed a fellowship in psychosomatic medicine at Harvard Medical School, where she gained special expertise in treating co-morbid complex medical conditions and psychiatric disorders. In addition to her private practice, she is on staff at Yale New Haven Hospital."
(206) 929-4849
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"Dr. Jessica Chaudhary is a Board Certified psychiatrist and a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She completed her undergraduate studies at Wellesley College with Honors. Being a Seattle native, she returned to medical school at the University of Washington School of Medicine and then completed her residency in psychiatry at Yale University. She completed a fellowship in psychosomatic medicine at Harvard Medical School, where she gained special expertise in treating co-morbid complex medical conditions and psychiatric disorders. In addition to her private practice, she is on staff at Yale New Haven Hospital."
Jonathan M Horowitz, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, M.D.
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" I have been working as a psychiatrist for over thirty years growing my skills in psychotherapy, psychoanalysis and in medication treatments for adults and adolescents (over age 12). Many psychiatrists only prescribe medications. I can provide both the psychotherapy, and when indicated, I prescribe medications. I use my training as a physician and a psychotherapist to reduce symptoms and promote resolution of emotional distress. A unique area of my practice developed from my experience as the CEO of a Boston Hosp followed by 10 years consulting to executives from major corporations regarding career stress and leadership skills."
(203) 916-5930
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" I have been working as a psychiatrist for over thirty years growing my skills in psychotherapy, psychoanalysis and in medication treatments for adults and adolescents (over age 12). Many psychiatrists only prescribe medications. I can provide both the psychotherapy, and when indicated, I prescribe medications. I use my training as a physician and a psychotherapist to reduce symptoms and promote resolution of emotional distress. A unique area of my practice developed from my experience as the CEO of a Boston Hosp followed by 10 years consulting to executives from major corporations regarding career stress and leadership skills."
Victoria Morrow, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
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"Whether practicing insight-oriented psychotherapy or psychoanalysis, I listen to the way a person tries to solve his or her problems and help them to come to a new understanding based on greater tolerance for what they feel. My medical background helps me to be aware of the complicated interplay between what is physical and what is psychological. I help my patients sort out what we can treat with psychotherapy and when medications may make a difference."
(203) 617-0915
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"Whether practicing insight-oriented psychotherapy or psychoanalysis, I listen to the way a person tries to solve his or her problems and help them to come to a new understanding based on greater tolerance for what they feel. My medical background helps me to be aware of the complicated interplay between what is physical and what is psychological. I help my patients sort out what we can treat with psychotherapy and when medications may make a difference."
Joan F Poll, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
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"Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis"
(203) 584-9478
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"Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis"
Neayka Sahay, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
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"Adolescent, Adult, and Geriatric psychiatry. Providing treatment with psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, and psychoanalysis for full range of psychiatric issues including women's health and issues related to medical illnesses, i.e., cancer."
(203) 516-4210
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"Adolescent, Adult, and Geriatric psychiatry. Providing treatment with psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, and psychoanalysis for full range of psychiatric issues including women's health and issues related to medical illnesses, i.e., cancer."
Randi Cohen, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, PhD
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"Do you want to feel happier, be more at peace, improve your relationships, or get closer to the life you want? Studies show that therapy can offer you help that lasts. I offer therapy with an option for medications in a comfortable, private setting. I work with individuals or with couples."
(203) 490-4503
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"Do you want to feel happier, be more at peace, improve your relationships, or get closer to the life you want? Studies show that therapy can offer you help that lasts. I offer therapy with an option for medications in a comfortable, private setting. I work with individuals or with couples."
Vatsal G. Thakkar, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
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"I like to get to know my patients inside-out from a personal, social, biological, and psychological level. Not only does this foster an excellent therapeutic relationship, but results in better treatment. This skill was instrumental in publishing a New York Times cover story titled, "Diagnosing the Wrong Deficit." in 2013. I have thousands of hours of experience working with patients with depression, adult ADHD, addictions, and sleep disorders. Everyone I see gets a comprehensive evaluation, including bloodwork and sometimes pharmacogenomic testing, as well as personalized recommendations, whether they be for therapy, supplements, medications, other specialists, or lifestyle interventions."
(203) 220-6390
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"I like to get to know my patients inside-out from a personal, social, biological, and psychological level. Not only does this foster an excellent therapeutic relationship, but results in better treatment. This skill was instrumental in publishing a New York Times cover story titled, "Diagnosing the Wrong Deficit." in 2013. I have thousands of hours of experience working with patients with depression, adult ADHD, addictions, and sleep disorders. Everyone I see gets a comprehensive evaluation, including bloodwork and sometimes pharmacogenomic testing, as well as personalized recommendations, whether they be for therapy, supplements, medications, other specialists, or lifestyle interventions."
Frank S. K. Appah Jr., Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, PhD
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"Hello and thank you for your interest. I am a Columbia University trained MD PhD and a Yale trained board certified adult psychiatrist. I specialize in the treatment of depression, anxiety, substance use disorders, unusual perceptions and distressful voice hearing. In addition to my private practice, I am the unit chief of a psychiatric inpatient unit at a medical center. I am also a clinical instructor with the Yale School of Medicine and the Frank H. Netter School of Medicine. "
(203) 528-0916
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"Hello and thank you for your interest. I am a Columbia University trained MD PhD and a Yale trained board certified adult psychiatrist. I specialize in the treatment of depression, anxiety, substance use disorders, unusual perceptions and distressful voice hearing. In addition to my private practice, I am the unit chief of a psychiatric inpatient unit at a medical center. I am also a clinical instructor with the Yale School of Medicine and the Frank H. Netter School of Medicine. "
Cheryl A Appel, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
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"I am a physician who can help you with anxiety, depression,eating disorders, mood disorders and medical problems related to chronic stress and anxiety. You will better manage these problems using different strategies including medication, mindful moments when stressed, body awareness techniques. I can help you create lasting solutions using new insight and less medication. Medical problems can be better managed by understanding your brain neurochemistry and it's impact on body chemistry. Better management of medications can help you with sleep, inflammation, GI issues , workplace, social and emotional problems."
(914) 715-9949
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"I am a physician who can help you with anxiety, depression,eating disorders, mood disorders and medical problems related to chronic stress and anxiety. You will better manage these problems using different strategies including medication, mindful moments when stressed, body awareness techniques. I can help you create lasting solutions using new insight and less medication. Medical problems can be better managed by understanding your brain neurochemistry and it's impact on body chemistry. Better management of medications can help you with sleep, inflammation, GI issues , workplace, social and emotional problems."
Susan Boorin, Psychiatric Nurse
Psychiatric Nurse, PhD, APRN-BC
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Office is near:
Westport, Connecticut 06880
"I am a Yale-trained clinician with a 5-year PhD from Yale. I specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of mental health conditions for adults, children and adolescents. I believe in a holistic approach to mental health care and work with patients to help them achieve a greater sense of wellbeing. I can prescribe medication if needed. I am on faculty at Yale University - and stay current teaching psychopharmacology. I treat patients 4 years to older adults. Background specialty includes research in autism from Yale Child Study. "
(203) 951-6470
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Westport, Connecticut 06880
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"I am a Yale-trained clinician with a 5-year PhD from Yale. I specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of mental health conditions for adults, children and adolescents. I believe in a holistic approach to mental health care and work with patients to help them achieve a greater sense of wellbeing. I can prescribe medication if needed. I am on faculty at Yale University - and stay current teaching psychopharmacology. I treat patients 4 years to older adults. Background specialty includes research in autism from Yale Child Study. "
Tara Kerner, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, DO
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Office is near:
Westport, Connecticut 06880
"I am an adult psychiatrist practicing in Fairfield, CT. I work with a variety of patients; from people having difficulties adjusting to new life situations to those suffering with depression and anxiety. With my patients, we decide together what kind of therapy would best suit their individual needs. Sometimes it's weekly therapy and sometimes I may recommend medication. The overall goal is always the same: to help you gain an understanding of the problem at hand, to support you in the process of recovery, and to complete treatment with a healthier and happier frame of mind and body."
(203) 255-0365
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Westport, Connecticut 06880
"I am an adult psychiatrist practicing in Fairfield, CT. I work with a variety of patients; from people having difficulties adjusting to new life situations to those suffering with depression and anxiety. With my patients, we decide together what kind of therapy would best suit their individual needs. Sometimes it's weekly therapy and sometimes I may recommend medication. The overall goal is always the same: to help you gain an understanding of the problem at hand, to support you in the process of recovery, and to complete treatment with a healthier and happier frame of mind and body."
Frank John Ninivaggi, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
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Office is near:
Westport, Connecticut 06880
"MD Psychiatric Evaluations & Medication Assessments---No Insurances Accepted. S Husky/State, & Medicaid NOT accepted currently. Private, self-payment required. No credit cards. NO Disability forms/ determinations are done."
(203) 904-2358
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Westport, Connecticut 06880
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"MD Psychiatric Evaluations & Medication Assessments---No Insurances Accepted. S Husky/State, & Medicaid NOT accepted currently. Private, self-payment required. No credit cards. NO Disability forms/ determinations are done."
Jacqueline Rugg, Psychiatric Nurse
Psychiatric Nurse, APRN, MSN, PMHCNS-, BC
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Office is near:
Westport, Connecticut 06880
"I have over 35 years experience in the field of psychiatry. Anxiety and depression limit one's ability to pursue and have satisfying relationships and feel comfortable with themselves. I provide adult clients comprehensive psychotherapy and medication evaluation and treatment for the full range disorders. As an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) I am licensed to prescribe medication. I use the DNA Typing System for diagnosis and prevention of adverse drug reactions. I have a special interest working with clients experiencing long term medical conditions and their emotional, behavioral and cognitive responses."
(203) 212-9428
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Westport, Connecticut 06880
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"I have over 35 years experience in the field of psychiatry. Anxiety and depression limit one's ability to pursue and have satisfying relationships and feel comfortable with themselves. I provide adult clients comprehensive psychotherapy and medication evaluation and treatment for the full range disorders. As an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) I am licensed to prescribe medication. I use the DNA Typing System for diagnosis and prevention of adverse drug reactions. I have a special interest working with clients experiencing long term medical conditions and their emotional, behavioral and cognitive responses."
Rishon Stember, M.D., F.A.C.P., Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, FACP
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Office is near:
Westport, Connecticut 06880
"I am a psychiatrist, Columbia trained, board certified in general psychiatry, with an extensive background in medicine. I specialize in treating attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, anxiety disorders (panic, phobias, generalized anxiety), mood disorders (depression, bipolar), obsessive compulsive states and post traumatic stress disorder. Treatment is with psychotherapy alone or medication plus psychotherapy. Medication management is offered when another therapist is involved. Appointments are given quickly in a warm and welcoming environment that is confidential. With collaboration, patients are encouraged to make their own treatment decisions."
(203) 916-5052
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Westport, Connecticut 06880
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"I am a psychiatrist, Columbia trained, board certified in general psychiatry, with an extensive background in medicine. I specialize in treating attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, anxiety disorders (panic, phobias, generalized anxiety), mood disorders (depression, bipolar), obsessive compulsive states and post traumatic stress disorder. Treatment is with psychotherapy alone or medication plus psychotherapy. Medication management is offered when another therapist is involved. Appointments are given quickly in a warm and welcoming environment that is confidential. With collaboration, patients are encouraged to make their own treatment decisions."

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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 06880 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

06880 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 06880 has many sub specialties including pediatric psychiatry (so check for 06880 child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in 06880). 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 (certain states license Psychopharmacologists), psychiatric genetics, neuroimaging, and clinical neurophysiology.

Psychiatric nurse practitioners in 06880, or mental health nurse practitioners, generally have a MS degree in nursing (MSN) and a few years training to become certified. Psychiatric nurse practitioners are able to assess and diagnose some mental health conditions and prescribe medication. 06880 Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have some basic training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.
How to find the right Psychiatrist?

If you're finding it difficult to the find the right psychiatrist in 06880, 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 06880, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in 06880 as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( 06880). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.

If you're looking for a specialist Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse in 06880, such as a child psychiatrist or adolescent psychiatrist, expand your search to generate a large pool of professionals and then select a specialty from the left nav bar.