Psychiatric Nurse, MS, PMHNP, BC
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"I am a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. I have worked for many years treating behavioral health patients in the inpatient setting of a community hospital. I am currently working with individuals in private practice who seek support in dealing with symptoms which cause distress. By working collaboratively we can establish a plan, decrease your symptoms and assist you to reach your potential."
(516) 986-2531
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"I am a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. I have worked for many years treating behavioral health patients in the inpatient setting of a community hospital. I am currently working with individuals in private practice who seek support in dealing with symptoms which cause distress. By working collaboratively we can establish a plan, decrease your symptoms and assist you to reach your potential."
Heart and Soul Counseling, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified by Psychology Today
"Heart and Soul Community Counseling, Inc. has been serving the mental health needs of New York for 25 years. Located conveniently between Nassau and Suffolk Counties of Long Island with surrounding hospitals and shopping centers. Heart and Soul is staffed with psychiatric nurse practitioners, marriage and family therapists, clinical social workers and licensed mental health counselors. Spanish speaking providers, telehealth (video sessions covered by your insurance), genetic testing for the best metabolized medicine and an animal friendly environement make Heart and Soul a progressive and competent center. "
(631) 405-4279
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"Heart and Soul Community Counseling, Inc. has been serving the mental health needs of New York for 25 years. Located conveniently between Nassau and Suffolk Counties of Long Island with surrounding hospitals and shopping centers. Heart and Soul is staffed with psychiatric nurse practitioners, marriage and family therapists, clinical social workers and licensed mental health counselors. Spanish speaking providers, telehealth (video sessions covered by your insurance), genetic testing for the best metabolized medicine and an animal friendly environement make Heart and Soul a progressive and competent center. "
Faisal Rafiq MD. PC., Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
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Office is near:
Wantagh, New York 11793
"Dr. Faisal Rafiq is a Board-eligible Psychiatrist and has been practicing since 2008, gaining vast experience throughout the field of Psychiatry, medication management, and psychotherapy. He has worked in emergency psychiatric centers and crisis services, on a consultation basis for medical hospitals, on both acute and long term inpatient treatment centers, as well as rehabilitation programs throughout the United States. We do not accept any Medicaid or Medicare plans."
(631) 880-4848
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Office is near:
Wantagh, New York 11793
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"Dr. Faisal Rafiq is a Board-eligible Psychiatrist and has been practicing since 2008, gaining vast experience throughout the field of Psychiatry, medication management, and psychotherapy. He has worked in emergency psychiatric centers and crisis services, on a consultation basis for medical hospitals, on both acute and long term inpatient treatment centers, as well as rehabilitation programs throughout the United States. We do not accept any Medicaid or Medicare plans."

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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 11793 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

11793 Psychiatrists differ from other mental health professionals in that they may prescribe medication or psychotropics. Psychiatrists may conduct physical examinations, order and interpret lab tests and brain image scans, such as CT scans, CAT Scans and MRIs.

Some psychiatric practitioners in 11793 specialize in age groups (so check for 11793 child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in 11793). Those who work with the elderly are called geriatric psychiatrists or geropsychiatrists.

Other related specialties include psychopharmacology (certain states license Psychopharmacologists), psychiatric genetics and neuroimaging.

Psychiatric nurse practitioners in 11793, or mental health nurse practitioners, perform many of the same functions as a psychiatrist. This includes diagnosing mental illness and prescribing medication. 11793 Psychiatric nurse practitioners also act as a therapist, helping patients with depression, anxiety and suicidal individuals, as well as other conditions that can be remedied with counseling.

Nurses monitor for side effects and responses to medical treatments and offer information on medications so that clients can make informed choices about their use.
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If you're finding it difficult to the find the right psychiatrist in 11793, 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 11793, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in 11793 as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( 11793). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.

If you're looking for a specialist Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse in 11793, 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.