Psychiatrists in 36693

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Crystal Threadgill
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PhD, MSN, PMHNPBC
Verified
Mobile, AL 36693
Life is challenging even in the best circumstances, so when life presents with an unexpected event this can cause physical & mental pain. Men at some point struggle with if they are good disciplinarians, have they been a good provider & husband, & if they are really experiencing a midlife crisis. Women often have similar experiences of life as wives, mothers, nurturers, & as professionals attempting to break through gender inequalities. I will assist in building healthy, positive coping skills & combating symptoms through supportive therapy& prescribing medications based on a personalized approach and not a one size fit all concept.
Life is challenging even in the best circumstances, so when life presents with an unexpected event this can cause physical & mental pain. Men at some point struggle with if they are good disciplinarians, have they been a good provider & husband, & if they are really experiencing a midlife crisis. Women often have similar experiences of life as wives, mothers, nurturers, & as professionals attempting to break through gender inequalities. I will assist in building healthy, positive coping skills & combating symptoms through supportive therapy& prescribing medications based on a personalized approach and not a one size fit all concept.
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Photo of John C Hayes, Psychiatrist in 36693, AL
John C Hayes
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Mobile, AL 36693
Not accepting new clients
Welcome to my virtual practice, serving patients in AL, FL, and NC via telepsychiatry. As I am in the active process of transition to telemedicine, I can usually offer a prompt intake appointment.
Welcome to my virtual practice, serving patients in AL, FL, and NC via telepsychiatry. As I am in the active process of transition to telemedicine, I can usually offer a prompt intake appointment.
(904) 932-1285 View (904) 932-1285

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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 36693 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

36693 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 36693 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 36693, 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. 36693 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 36693, 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 36693, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in 36693 as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( 36693). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.