Psychiatrists in 30302

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Ezinne Kanu
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Atlanta, GA 30302  (Online Only)
Hello! I am Dr. Ezinne Kanu and I am happy to be in this wonderful and ever-expanding field of medicine. I am captivated by the exploration of the mental and behavioral factors that contribute to one’s unique makeup. I love this personal approach to medicine, and I hope to bring my love of this field to help as many people as I can.
Hello! I am Dr. Ezinne Kanu and I am happy to be in this wonderful and ever-expanding field of medicine. I am captivated by the exploration of the mental and behavioral factors that contribute to one’s unique makeup. I love this personal approach to medicine, and I hope to bring my love of this field to help as many people as I can.
(706) 510-3337 View (706) 510-3337
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Brenda Smith
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN
Verified
Atlanta, GA 30302
As one of the Prescribers of Medication of Apex Family Healthcare Services, our focus is on meeting the Comprehensive Psychological Need of the Patient. It is our philosophy that health and healing comes from a combination of an effective medication regimen, psycho-therapy and learned social skills. Our Psychological Services Center offers medication management, psycho-therapy, substance abuse treatment, individual, family, marriage counseling all in one location.
As one of the Prescribers of Medication of Apex Family Healthcare Services, our focus is on meeting the Comprehensive Psychological Need of the Patient. It is our philosophy that health and healing comes from a combination of an effective medication regimen, psycho-therapy and learned social skills. Our Psychological Services Center offers medication management, psycho-therapy, substance abuse treatment, individual, family, marriage counseling all in one location.
(678) 506-7164 View (678) 506-7164
Photo of Samantha Day, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in 30302, GA
Samantha Day
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, MSN, APRN
Verified
1 Endorsed
Atlanta, GA 30302
I am a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner specializing in medication management and psychiatric mental health care for children and adults. I am available to see patients in the office or via tele-health.
I am a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner specializing in medication management and psychiatric mental health care for children and adults. I am available to see patients in the office or via tele-health.
(470) 347-9035 View (470) 347-9035
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Seeta Patel
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Atlanta, GA 30302  (Online Only)
Dr. Seeta Patel is a Harvard-trained, board-certified adult psychiatrist. She provides evidence-based medication management for adults (18 years and older). She specializes in treating anxiety, depression, and trauma related concerns. She works with clients from a variety of cultural backgrounds and have seen how trauma can cause lifelong suffering. We often do not reach out until aspects of our life have already been affected in a negative way - for instance, when relationships have fallen apart, or when we have lost a job. Reaching out for help is not a sign of weakness, but rather it is a sign of strength.
Dr. Seeta Patel is a Harvard-trained, board-certified adult psychiatrist. She provides evidence-based medication management for adults (18 years and older). She specializes in treating anxiety, depression, and trauma related concerns. She works with clients from a variety of cultural backgrounds and have seen how trauma can cause lifelong suffering. We often do not reach out until aspects of our life have already been affected in a negative way - for instance, when relationships have fallen apart, or when we have lost a job. Reaching out for help is not a sign of weakness, but rather it is a sign of strength.
(252) 644-6264 View (252) 644-6264
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Intown Atlanta Psychiatry
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, BC, PMHNP
Verified
Atlanta, GA 30302
At Intown Atlanta Psychiatry our goal is to provide holistic and integrative care to patients with psychiatric needs. We strive to help patients identify the “root” causes of their symptoms and guide them in improving their current state of functioning. In addition to medication management, we focus on life skills, conflict resolution, nutrition, and exercise.
At Intown Atlanta Psychiatry our goal is to provide holistic and integrative care to patients with psychiatric needs. We strive to help patients identify the “root” causes of their symptoms and guide them in improving their current state of functioning. In addition to medication management, we focus on life skills, conflict resolution, nutrition, and exercise.
(470) 412-9952 View (470) 412-9952

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Number of Psychiatrists in 30302

< 10

Psychiatrists in 30302 who prioritize treating:

100% Depression
100% Anxiety
100% Bipolar Disorder
100% Stress
80% ADHD
80% Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
80% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

13 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Aetna
100% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
67% BlueCross and BlueShield

How Psychiatrists in 30302 see their clients

60% In Person and Online
40% Online Only

Gender breakdown

100% Female

FAQs - About Psychiatrists and Psychiatric Nurses

How can I find a psychiatrist in 30302?

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.