Telepsychiatry for 12804

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Lauren Sullivan
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP, -BC
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Hello, I look forward to meeting you! My name is Lauren and I am a Board Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. I graduated with an Master of Science in Nursing from SUNY Upstate Medical University. My specializations include depression, anxiety, bipolar and ADHD. I work with an amazing group of colleagues at Lavender, an online psychiatry and therapy office, where we believe psychiatric care shouldn't be expensive nor impossible to access.
(518) 963-6917 
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Queensbury, NY 12804
Offers video visits
$180 Per Session
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Peter Joseph Valastro Jr
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, PMHNP-B, MSN
Verified
Hello and Welcome. I'm Peter Valastro, a board-certified Family Mental Health Nurse Practitioner based in Saratoga, New York seeing patients in person or via telehealth. After graduating with a Master of Science in Nursing from SUNY Upstate Medical University, I found my true passion in treating individuals who are managing depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and ADHD. Currently treating patients from the age of 12 to 80 and taking new patients.
(518) 897-3482 
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Queensbury, NY 12804
Offers video visits

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Teletherapy Psychiatrists
Teletherapy and Online counseling have grown enormously as a medium for therapy since the advent of social distancing. Most therapists are happy to provide sessions by video or phone.

All professionals are licensed to provide video therapy to clients within the State in which they hold their license. Cross State licensing exists, but is rare.

So if you're a client in 12804, this list of teletherapists are licensed to provide therapy to you online (by phone, video or text based chat) because they are within your state. They are sorted nearest to furthest, with professionals in 12804 listed first.

Teletherapy via phone or video can be very similar to conventional in person sessions. The message is the same, even if the medium is different. There are some advantages in the form of convenience, lack of travel and being in comfort of your own home. Set against those, professionals find it more difficult to read non-verbal signals of their clients, and you may find you yourself can be more easily distracted.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 12804 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

12804 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 12804 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 12804, 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. 12804 Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.