Psychiatrists in 33809

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Photo of Harmony United Psychiatric Care, Psychiatrist in 33809, FL
Harmony United Psychiatric Care
Psychiatrist
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Accepting New Clients. Appointments are typically available within 7 days. We offer Medication Management, Counseling/Psychotherapy, and Neuropsychological Testing in our network of clinics and online via our Telepsychiatry Services throughout Florida. Our team of experienced mental health professionals includes Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Board-Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners, Certified Physician Assistants, and Licensed Therapists. We care for adults, adolescents, and children, ages 5 and above. We accept most insurance plans including Medicare.
(321) 306-0338
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Lakeland, FL 33809
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Photo of Marie R. Dona, Psychiatrist in 33809, FL
Marie R. Dona
Psychiatrist, MD
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Availability to see patients within 1 week. Dr. Marie R. Dona, M.D is a Board Certified Psychiatrist who specializes in Child, Adolescent, Perinatal, Lifestyle, and Adult Psychiatry. She sees a wide variety of patients with numerous conditions and concerns. She has extensive experience in the treatment of depression, anxiety, PTSD, ADHD, OCD, mood disorders, psychosis, addiction, eating disorders, perinatal and postpartum mood disorders and more. She provides therapy and medication management services. We are also able to offer GeneSight testing to see how you may metabolize medications differently.
(813) 696-6326
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Lakeland, FL 33809
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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 33809 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

33809 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 33809 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 33809, 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. 33809 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 33809, 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 33809, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in 33809 as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( 33809). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.