Psychiatrists in 15146

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Photo of Greg Thorkelson, Psychiatrist in 15146, PA
Greg Thorkelson
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Thorkelson is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine at The University of Pittsburgh. He completed his adult residency training at Temple University and his child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at The University of Pittsburgh where he continued on in three roles: As Associate Medical Director at the Center for Integrative Medicine, as a staff psychiatrist at the John Merck Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders, and through the Visceral Inflammation and Pain (VIP) Center in the Department of Gastroenterology. Dr. Thorkelson specializes in the treatment of anxiety, mood disorders, autism, and ADHD.
(724) 390-0143 
Office is near:
Monroeville, PA 15146
Offers video visits
Photo of Mary Hatam, Psychiatric Nurse in 15146, PA
Mary Hatam
Psychiatric Nurse, MSN, RN, PMHCNS, BC
Verified
Humans are physical, mental and spiritual beings with each facet being interdependent on the other. Together, we will explore the various influences of your life on each facet of your being and determine the best plan for you.
(724) 395-7715 
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Office is near:
Monroeville, PA 15146
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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 15146 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

15146 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 15146 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 15146, 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. 15146 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 15146, 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 15146, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in 15146 as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( 15146). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.