Psychiatrists in 32773

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Laurie Stiger
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, FNP-BC, PMHNP
Verified Verified
Sanford, FL 32773  (Online Only)
I'm Laurie, a Dual Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. I've spent many years working in inpatient and outpatient clinical settings. I've developed a strong interest in mental health, and my goal is to offer high-quality, compassionate mental health and primary care services to people of all age groups.
I'm Laurie, a Dual Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. I've spent many years working in inpatient and outpatient clinical settings. I've developed a strong interest in mental health, and my goal is to offer high-quality, compassionate mental health and primary care services to people of all age groups.
(352) 290-7514 View (352) 290-7514
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Wendy Butler
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified Verified
Sanford, FL 32773
Wendy Butler is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, who has been practicing since 2019. She graduated from University of South Alabama with a Master's in Nursing practice. Wendy believes in team Approach: a model where patient needs are addressed through multiple care settings. Her main areas of focus include but not limited to depression, anxiety and ADHD. In her spare time, Wendy Butler enjoys spending time with her three children and traveling.
Wendy Butler is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, who has been practicing since 2019. She graduated from University of South Alabama with a Master's in Nursing practice. Wendy believes in team Approach: a model where patient needs are addressed through multiple care settings. Her main areas of focus include but not limited to depression, anxiety and ADHD. In her spare time, Wendy Butler enjoys spending time with her three children and traveling.
(386) 766-7348 View (386) 766-7348
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Denise Barnard
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Sanford, FL 32773
Dr Denise Barnard is a board-certified psychiatrist trained in child, adolescent and adult psychiatry. She has been successfully practicing in the Central Florida Area for over 30 years, proudly serving patients from the ages of 4 years old to 60. Dr Barnard graduated from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. She believes in a team treatment approach with focus on illnesses such as ADD, ADHD, mood disorders and anxiety, just to name a few. On her spare time Denise Barnard enjoys travelling, gardening and volunteering.
Dr Denise Barnard is a board-certified psychiatrist trained in child, adolescent and adult psychiatry. She has been successfully practicing in the Central Florida Area for over 30 years, proudly serving patients from the ages of 4 years old to 60. Dr Barnard graduated from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. She believes in a team treatment approach with focus on illnesses such as ADD, ADHD, mood disorders and anxiety, just to name a few. On her spare time Denise Barnard enjoys travelling, gardening and volunteering.
(386) 766-7231 View (386) 766-7231
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Kelly Walker
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified Verified
Sanford, FL 32773
Kelly Walker is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Florida who has been practicing since 2022. Kelly offers clients experienced, empathetic, and compassionate care. When she is not working, Kelly enjoys solo traveling, reading, drinking copious amounts of coffee, and hanging out with her dogs.
Kelly Walker is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Florida who has been practicing since 2022. Kelly offers clients experienced, empathetic, and compassionate care. When she is not working, Kelly enjoys solo traveling, reading, drinking copious amounts of coffee, and hanging out with her dogs.
(407) 891-4843 View (407) 891-4843
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Maria Nieves
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified Verified
Sanford, FL 32773
Maria Nieves is a Bi-Lingual (English and Spanish) Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Florida who has been practicing since 2022. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Nursing in 1997 at Medical Science Campus University in Puerto Rico. She completed her Master of Science in Nursing specializing in psychiatry from Walden University in 2022. She has more than 26 years of clinical experience in various settings including Primary care, Emergency Room, Oncology, Home Health, and Acute/Inpatient psychiatric care.
Maria Nieves is a Bi-Lingual (English and Spanish) Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Florida who has been practicing since 2022. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Nursing in 1997 at Medical Science Campus University in Puerto Rico. She completed her Master of Science in Nursing specializing in psychiatry from Walden University in 2022. She has more than 26 years of clinical experience in various settings including Primary care, Emergency Room, Oncology, Home Health, and Acute/Inpatient psychiatric care.
(407) 904-8861 View (407) 904-8861
Photo of Abisoye Somorin - Evencare Psychiatric and Wellness, DNP, PMHNP, FNP, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Evencare Psychiatric and Wellness
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNP, FNP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Sanford, FL 32773
How would you feel if your constant mood swings and anxiety suddenly disappear? Are you finding it difficult to maintain relationship because of unstable mood. How would you love to finally be able to focus and get task done? Dr Abi Somorin is accepting new patients. He is a dual certified Family and Psychiatric provider with wide experience both inpatient and outpatient treating mood disorders, anxiety, depression, OCD and PTSD, Dr 'Abi' got his doctorate from the Florida State University and he has more than a decade experience in psychiatry.
How would you feel if your constant mood swings and anxiety suddenly disappear? Are you finding it difficult to maintain relationship because of unstable mood. How would you love to finally be able to focus and get task done? Dr Abi Somorin is accepting new patients. He is a dual certified Family and Psychiatric provider with wide experience both inpatient and outpatient treating mood disorders, anxiety, depression, OCD and PTSD, Dr 'Abi' got his doctorate from the Florida State University and he has more than a decade experience in psychiatry.
(386) 854-4406 View (386) 854-4406

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Number of Psychiatrists in 32773

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Psychiatrists in 32773 who prioritize treating:

100% Depression
100% Anxiety
83% ADHD
83% Bipolar Disorder
83% Medication Management
67% Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
67% Trauma and PTSD

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Aetna
100% Cigna and Evernorth
100% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Psychiatrists in 32773 see their clients

84% In Person and Online
16% Online Only

Gender breakdown

80% Female
20% Male
FAQs - About Psychiatrists and Psychiatric Nurses

How can I find a psychiatrist in 32773?

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.