Sandra Santana
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN-Ed, PMHNP, APRN Verified
Bronx, NY 10475
Offers video visits
BOOKING APPOINTMENTS: click on the "WEBSITE" icon [viewable on computer version dashboard only on the left side under my picture] and you will be sent to my secure professional link where you can book a session & have your insurance verified. ACCEPTED INSURANCE: Oscar Health, United Healthcare, Aetna, Oxford & Cigna. Also, for patients without the aforementioned insurance's I offer sliding scale fees payable via Venmo and/or Zelle.
(929) 416-2267
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Bronx, NY 10475
Offers video visits
BOOKING APPOINTMENTS: click on the "WEBSITE" icon [viewable on computer version dashboard only on the left side under my picture] and you will be sent to my secure professional link where you can book a session & have your insurance verified. ACCEPTED INSURANCE: Oscar Health, United Healthcare, Aetna, Oxford & Cigna. Also, for patients without the aforementioned insurance's I offer sliding scale fees payable via Venmo and/or Zelle.
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Edward K Afful
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, BC, MSN Verified
Office is near:
Bronx, NY 10475
Offers video visits
Feeling down, low or sad? Anxious, irritable? Experiencing mood swings, panic attacks? Are you experiencing intrusive thoughts or hearing voices? Or you need a provider to hear you out and offer support and guidance to make the day a little better? Mr Afful can help you or your loved one manage anxiety, depression, trauma, bipolar disorder, psychotic disorders, attention-deficit disorders as well as many other mental illnesses.
(914) 350-4238
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Office is near:
Bronx, NY 10475
Offers video visits
Feeling down, low or sad? Anxious, irritable? Experiencing mood swings, panic attacks? Are you experiencing intrusive thoughts or hearing voices? Or you need a provider to hear you out and offer support and guidance to make the day a little better? Mr Afful can help you or your loved one manage anxiety, depression, trauma, bipolar disorder, psychotic disorders, attention-deficit disorders as well as many other mental illnesses.

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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 10475 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

10475 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 10475 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 10475, 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. 10475 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 10475, 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 10475, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in 10475 as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( 10475). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.