Psychiatrists in 11236

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Photo of Margarette Dessources, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in 11236, NY
Margarette Dessources
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNPBC, MSN, BSN
Verified
Verified
I am a Board Certified, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse practitioner, with a Doctorate in Nursing Practice. I have eight years of experience in treatment of mental disorders across the lifespan. My areas of expertise include; Diagnosis and treatment for Psychosis, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, OCD and trauma-related disorders, such as post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). I work primarily in underserved communities in New York. My approach is grounded in evidence-based treatment. I utilize an integrative model that draws upon cognitive-behavioral therapy and mindfulness based copying strategies.
(718) 260-6874
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Brooklyn, NY 11236
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Stella O Okobi
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, NP
Verified
Verified
Stella enjoys communicating and educating her clients about the importance of taking an active role in their health and mental health. Sometimes this is easier said than done; but she believes as an advocate of mental health, building a trusting relationship with her clients will encourage them to not just simply ask questions but engage in a dialogue that will promote better health related decisions. She believes that creating a safe space exudes comfort, patience, and trust. Moreover, it will lead her clients to have better health outcomes. Having the will to make a change is pivotal. So she is ready when you are!
(347) 966-4856
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Brooklyn, NY 11236
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Claudia Rhanes
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, BC
Verified
Verified
Claudia A. Rhanes is a board-certified mental health nurse practitioner. Claudia helps her patients achieve their goals and restore normalcy to their lives. She is passionate about delivering holistic, individualized care. She believes that empathizing with her patients and normalizing their experiences can help them feel calmer. She educates her patients and draws on their natural strengths to build confidence and self-esteem. Her ultimate goal is to support her patients so they can achieve their highest goals in life.
(646) 963-9015
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Brooklyn, NY 11236
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Christine Edmondson
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, BC
Verified
Verified
I am a board certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner specializing in the treatment of adults with a wide range of psychiatric disorders. I offer a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation, individual psychotherapy and medication management. My goal is to ensure that I carefully assess your circumstance before arriving at an appropriate diagnosis and treatment plan. I am also a NYS Medical Marijuana provider.
(718) 831-6375
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Brooklyn, NY 11236
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Debra Mayers
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNP, BC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
I understand you may be experiencing excessive worry, anxiousness, pounding chest and shortness of breath and cannot understand why. Or you may be feeling down, not able enjoy the things you once enjoyed, feel like you don’t want to get out of bed; I don’t want you continue to suffer anymore; I will work with you to provide a combination of medication and therapy that will give you the relief you are seeking and give you your life back.
(845) 237-3932
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Brooklyn, NY 11236
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LocalMD
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified
Verified
“Here to help” is an understatement at LocalMD. Our mission is to make sure that your mental and physical health can be improved in order to provide a better quality of life. We know that mental afflictions are just as serious as the physical ones, which is why we have a number of mental health services to make sure your mind is as sound as your body. We have an array of specialties here to serve your every need. Our Psychiatrists are qualified to assess both the mental and physical aspects of psychological problems. Our Therapists are here to assist patients in reducing stress, improving emotionally, personal and relationship problems, and more!
(332) 239-6214
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Brooklyn, NY 11236
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Stella O Okobi
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified
Verified
(646) 270-6918
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Brooklyn, NY 11236

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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 11236 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

11236 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 11236 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 11236, 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. 11236 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 11236, 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 11236, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in 11236 as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( 11236). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.