Psychiatrist, MD
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"Hello, I am a Birmingham psychiatrist, and my goal is to bring to my community state of the art psychiatric services. My practice provides a relaxed and private environment, and invites you to walk together in a journey to create change and experience recovery. I believe in the synergy between your mind and body, and I offer customized psychiatric (medically based) and therapeutic (counseling) treatments. I work with children, adolescent and adults, and I specialize in depression, bipolar, anxiety, attention deficit, impulse control, eating disorders, obsessive compulsive disorders, psychotic disorders, as well as psychological only conditions. Please visit ioanashirleymd.com"
(205) 624-0062
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"Hello, I am a Birmingham psychiatrist, and my goal is to bring to my community state of the art psychiatric services. My practice provides a relaxed and private environment, and invites you to walk together in a journey to create change and experience recovery. I believe in the synergy between your mind and body, and I offer customized psychiatric (medically based) and therapeutic (counseling) treatments. I work with children, adolescent and adults, and I specialize in depression, bipolar, anxiety, attention deficit, impulse control, eating disorders, obsessive compulsive disorders, psychotic disorders, as well as psychological only conditions. Please visit ioanashirleymd.com"
Lane Gould-Hartline, Psychiatric Nurse
Psychiatric Nurse, APRNBC, CNS, CEDS
Verified by Psychology Today
"As a Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist, I utilize an individualized therapeutic approach unique to each individual's needs. I want to clients improve their quality of life by finding meaning and purpose, confidence, self-esteem, improved interpersonal relationships, and hope. I work with males and females, adults and adolescents. I am a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist and have treated eating disorders for 20 plus years in a variety of settings. Other areas of focus include depression, panic and anxiety, grief, self-esteem, trauma, and improving coping skills. I enjoy working with clients who want to enhance their quality of life."
(205) 386-5249
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"As a Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist, I utilize an individualized therapeutic approach unique to each individual's needs. I want to clients improve their quality of life by finding meaning and purpose, confidence, self-esteem, improved interpersonal relationships, and hope. I work with males and females, adults and adolescents. I am a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist and have treated eating disorders for 20 plus years in a variety of settings. Other areas of focus include depression, panic and anxiety, grief, self-esteem, trauma, and improving coping skills. I enjoy working with clients who want to enhance their quality of life."
Alabama Psychiatry & Counseling, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, MPH
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"Welcome to Alabama Psychiatry & Counseling, your personal mental health experts dedicated to assisting you in coping with the stresses and struggles keeping you from living your life to the fullest. Our culture of compassionate care along with our experienced staff and dedicated physicians believe in making mental health treatment better by improving your life - together. Our mission is to build better lives by delivering comprehensive personalized mental health care in a professional, confidential and compassionate environment. Our culture of caring and dedicated physicians create a foundation for long-term healing and recovery."
(205) 206-7665
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"Welcome to Alabama Psychiatry & Counseling, your personal mental health experts dedicated to assisting you in coping with the stresses and struggles keeping you from living your life to the fullest. Our culture of compassionate care along with our experienced staff and dedicated physicians believe in making mental health treatment better by improving your life - together. Our mission is to build better lives by delivering comprehensive personalized mental health care in a professional, confidential and compassionate environment. Our culture of caring and dedicated physicians create a foundation for long-term healing and recovery."

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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 35242 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

35242 Psychiatrists differ from other mental health professionals in that they may prescribe medication or psychotropics. Psychiatrists may conduct physical examinations, order and interpret lab tests and brain image scans, such as CT scans, CAT Scans and MRIs.

Some psychiatric practitioners in 35242 specialize in age groups (so check for 35242 child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in 35242). Those who work with the elderly are called geriatric psychiatrists or geropsychiatrists.

Other related specialties include psychopharmacology (certain states license Psychopharmacologists), psychiatric genetics and neuroimaging.

Psychiatric nurse practitioners in 35242, or mental health nurse practitioners, perform many of the same functions as a psychiatrist. This includes diagnosing mental illness and prescribing medication. 35242 Psychiatric nurse practitioners also act as a therapist, helping patients with depression, anxiety and suicidal individuals, as well as other conditions that can be remedied with counseling.

Nurses monitor for side effects and responses to medical treatments and offer information on medications so that clients can make informed choices about their use.
How to find the right Psychiatrist?

If you're finding it difficult to the find the right psychiatrist in 35242, 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 35242, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in 35242 as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( 35242). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.

If you're looking for a specialist Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse in 35242, such as a child psychiatrist or adolescent psychiatrist, expand your search to generate a large pool of professionals and then select a specialty from the left nav bar.