Psychiatrists in 23501

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Yongbing L Pu
Psychiatrist, MD
I am a board certified psychiatrist. I provide psychiatry outpatient service in South Hampton Roads, including Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Suffolk and Chesapeake. If you are struggling with depression, stress, bipolar disorder or difficulty focusing but talk therapy alone not solving your problems, I can help you with medications. I provide psychiatry medication management for self-pay patient with a reasonable rate because I choose not to take insurance, thus reducing administrative cost. During the Covid 19 pandemic, we are doing tele psychiatry care, no in office visit. Prescriptions will be sent to pharmacy electronically.
(757) 301-4702 
Office is near:
Norfolk, VA 23501
Offers video visits

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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 23501 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

23501 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 23501 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 23501, 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. 23501 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 23501, 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 23501, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in 23501 as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( 23501). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.