Psychiatrists in 12020

Photo of Kim Gendron, MSN, FNP-BC, NPP-BC, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Kim Gendron
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, FNP-BC, NPP-BC
Verified Verified
Malta, NY 12020
Kim has been in the field of nursing for 37 years with the last 26 years focused on her practice as a Nurse Practitioner. She is also a Professor at Sage College in Troy for the last eight years teaching Graduate Nurse Practitioner students. She has been a pioneer in integrative psychiatry in a multitude of outpatient settings for the last 15 years. She has integrated psychiatry into adult family practices, primary care health centers, and continues to practice in multiple local nursing home settings providing Geropsychiatry to nursing home residents. Her practice includes medication management as well as psychotherapy.
Kim has been in the field of nursing for 37 years with the last 26 years focused on her practice as a Nurse Practitioner. She is also a Professor at Sage College in Troy for the last eight years teaching Graduate Nurse Practitioner students. She has been a pioneer in integrative psychiatry in a multitude of outpatient settings for the last 15 years. She has integrated psychiatry into adult family practices, primary care health centers, and continues to practice in multiple local nursing home settings providing Geropsychiatry to nursing home residents. Her practice includes medication management as well as psychotherapy.
(518) 245-3837 View (518) 245-3837
Photo of Meghan Promnitz, PMHNP, BC, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Meghan Promnitz
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, BC
Verified Verified
Malta, NY 12020
Nurturing Minds Wellness is dedicated to helping patients improve mental health, well-being, and overall quality of life. Our nurse practitioners offer medication management for individuals and families in a welcoming, safe, and judgement-free environment. While we work with a variety of conditions, most commonly our patients are seeking help with Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, OCD, Insomnia, Bipolar and Mood disorders. Our approach is tailored to each individual. In-person & telehealth appointments available and located in Malta, NY.
Nurturing Minds Wellness is dedicated to helping patients improve mental health, well-being, and overall quality of life. Our nurse practitioners offer medication management for individuals and families in a welcoming, safe, and judgement-free environment. While we work with a variety of conditions, most commonly our patients are seeking help with Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, OCD, Insomnia, Bipolar and Mood disorders. Our approach is tailored to each individual. In-person & telehealth appointments available and located in Malta, NY.
(518) 245-3837 View (518) 245-3837
Photo of Briana McMorris, NPP-BC, MSN, MBA, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Briana McMorris
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, NPP-BC, MSN, MBA
Verified Verified
Malta, NY 12020
Nurturing Minds Wellness is dedicated to helping patients improve mental health, well-being, and overall quality of life. Our nurse practitioners offer medication management for individuals and families in a welcoming, safe, and judgement-free environment. While we work with a variety of conditions, most commonly our patients are seeking help with Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, OCD, Insomnia, Bipolar and Mood disorders. Our approach is tailored to each individual and their unique needs, and is best suited for those struggling with non-acute conditions. In-person & telehealth appointments available. Located in Malta, NY.
Nurturing Minds Wellness is dedicated to helping patients improve mental health, well-being, and overall quality of life. Our nurse practitioners offer medication management for individuals and families in a welcoming, safe, and judgement-free environment. While we work with a variety of conditions, most commonly our patients are seeking help with Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, OCD, Insomnia, Bipolar and Mood disorders. Our approach is tailored to each individual and their unique needs, and is best suited for those struggling with non-acute conditions. In-person & telehealth appointments available. Located in Malta, NY.
(518) 245-3837 View (518) 245-3837
Photo of Rachel Waters, PMHNP, BC, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Rachel Waters
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, BC
Verified Verified
Malta, NY 12020
Nurturing Minds Wellness is dedicated to helping patients improve mental health, well-being, and overall quality of life. Our nurse practitioners offer medication management for individuals and families in a welcoming, safe, and judgement-free environment. While we work with a variety of conditions, most commonly our patients are seeking help with Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, OCD, Insomnia, Bipolar and Mood disorders. Our approach is tailored to each individual and their unique needs, and is best suited for those struggling with non-acute conditions. In-person & telehealth appointments available. Located in Malta, NY.
Nurturing Minds Wellness is dedicated to helping patients improve mental health, well-being, and overall quality of life. Our nurse practitioners offer medication management for individuals and families in a welcoming, safe, and judgement-free environment. While we work with a variety of conditions, most commonly our patients are seeking help with Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, OCD, Insomnia, Bipolar and Mood disorders. Our approach is tailored to each individual and their unique needs, and is best suited for those struggling with non-acute conditions. In-person & telehealth appointments available. Located in Malta, NY.
(518) 201-1184 View (518) 201-1184
Photo of Peter Joseph Valastro Jr, APRN, PMHNP-B, MSN, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Peter Joseph Valastro Jr
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, PMHNP-B, MSN
Verified Verified
Malta, NY 12020
Nurturing Minds Wellness is dedicated to helping patients improve mental health, well-being, and overall quality of life. Our nurse practitioners offer medication management for individuals and families in a welcoming, safe, and judgement-free environment. While we work with a variety of conditions, most commonly our patients are seeking help with Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, OCD, Insomnia, Bipolar and Mood disorders. Our approach is tailored to each individual and their unique needs, and is best suited for those struggling with non-acute conditions. In-person & telehealth appointments available. Located in Malta, NY.
Nurturing Minds Wellness is dedicated to helping patients improve mental health, well-being, and overall quality of life. Our nurse practitioners offer medication management for individuals and families in a welcoming, safe, and judgement-free environment. While we work with a variety of conditions, most commonly our patients are seeking help with Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, OCD, Insomnia, Bipolar and Mood disorders. Our approach is tailored to each individual and their unique needs, and is best suited for those struggling with non-acute conditions. In-person & telehealth appointments available. Located in Malta, NY.
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Photo of Susan DeCelle-McDermott, MSN, PMHNP, FNP-BC, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Susan DeCelle-McDermott
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP, FNP-BC
Verified Verified
Malta, NY 12020
Taking the first step to reaching out for help to manage your emotional health can be difficult and frightening. Struggling with feelings of depression and anxiety from life stressors, personal loss and traumatic experiences can take its toll on a physical and emotional level. Knowing that you are not alone on this journey and having the ability to reach out for help is essential for personal growth and healing. Allowing yourself to open up to those offering support and compassion in a nonjudgmental manner will help you to learn ways to cope with your emotions while committing to the balanced life you deserve.
Taking the first step to reaching out for help to manage your emotional health can be difficult and frightening. Struggling with feelings of depression and anxiety from life stressors, personal loss and traumatic experiences can take its toll on a physical and emotional level. Knowing that you are not alone on this journey and having the ability to reach out for help is essential for personal growth and healing. Allowing yourself to open up to those offering support and compassion in a nonjudgmental manner will help you to learn ways to cope with your emotions while committing to the balanced life you deserve.
(518) 759-7911 View (518) 759-7911
Kimberly L' Heureux
Psychiatric Nurse, NPP
Verified Verified
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
I received my Masters of Science Degree in Nursing from the Sage Colleges in Troy, New York. I am certified as an Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. I have 28 yrs of practical, hands-on experience working with patients in a variety of mental health settings. With my vast experience in addressing the mental health needs of patients, I possess a comprehensive knowledge of mental health issues and challenges for both the individual and the family. My advanced education and diverse background, enables me to provide an optimal healing environment for the individual.
I received my Masters of Science Degree in Nursing from the Sage Colleges in Troy, New York. I am certified as an Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. I have 28 yrs of practical, hands-on experience working with patients in a variety of mental health settings. With my vast experience in addressing the mental health needs of patients, I possess a comprehensive knowledge of mental health issues and challenges for both the individual and the family. My advanced education and diverse background, enables me to provide an optimal healing environment for the individual.
(518) 539-1329 View (518) 539-1329
Patricia Ann Ford
Psychiatric Nurse, NPP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
I received my Bachelors and Masters of Arts in Psychology and Health Communications from the State University of New York at Albany. I received my Masters of Science Degree in Nursing from the Sage Colleges. I am a board certified Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse practitioner and I also hold a current certification in College Health Nursing.
I received my Bachelors and Masters of Arts in Psychology and Health Communications from the State University of New York at Albany. I received my Masters of Science Degree in Nursing from the Sage Colleges. I am a board certified Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse practitioner and I also hold a current certification in College Health Nursing.
(518) 631-5531 View (518) 631-5531
Photo of Susan Uyanna, MD, MPH, FAPA, Psychiatrist
Susan Uyanna
Psychiatrist, MD, MPH, FAPA
Verified Verified
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
The innate desire to work with parents, and support them and their children is one the reasons for my passion for child/adolescent psychiatry. It is our mission at Unity Clinics to aid all children and adolescents struggling with emotional, and or behavioral concerns to overcome these challenges, and guide them and their families to a path of recovery, growth and success. When a child struggles, the whole family struggles, but there is support and guidance at Unity Clinics.
The innate desire to work with parents, and support them and their children is one the reasons for my passion for child/adolescent psychiatry. It is our mission at Unity Clinics to aid all children and adolescents struggling with emotional, and or behavioral concerns to overcome these challenges, and guide them and their families to a path of recovery, growth and success. When a child struggles, the whole family struggles, but there is support and guidance at Unity Clinics.
(518) 310-4644 View (518) 310-4644

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Number of Psychiatrists in 12020

< 10

Psychiatrists in 12020 who prioritize treating:

67% ADHD
56% Depression
56% Anxiety
56% Bipolar Disorder
56% Medication Management
22% Trauma and PTSD
22% Dissociative Disorders (DID)

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Aetna
100% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
100% Empire BlueCross BlueShield

How Psychiatrists in 12020 see their clients

100% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

84% Female
16% Male
FAQs - About Psychiatrists and Psychiatric Nurses

How can I find a psychiatrist in 12020?

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.