Psychiatrists in 28273

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Camellia Douglas
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
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Camelia is board-certified and provides psychiatric and mental health care, including assessment, diagnosis, and treatment for young adults, adults, and seniors. Her background in nursing, including caring for those in an acute care mental health facility, is where she reaffirmed her passion for helping others who suffer from mental health challenges. Camelia also has experience working with patients in outpatient settings
(980) 281-9748
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Charlotte, NC 28273
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Photo of Payal Khanna, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in 28273, NC
Payal Khanna
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
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Payal Khanna wants her patients to achieve positivity and live meaningful lives by building on the skills they already have. She specializes in patients suffering from anxiety, depression, and grief and uses a holistic approach that is non-judgmental, accepting, and empathetic.
(980) 291-6870
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Charlotte, NC 28273
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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 28273 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

28273 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 28273 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 28273, 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. 28273 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 28273, 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 28273, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in 28273 as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( 28273). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.