Psychiatrists in 37055

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Elite Psychiatry of Tennessee
Physician Assistant, PA-C
Verified
1 Endorsed
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1 Endorsed
What sets Elite Psychiatry apart? This is a locally owned practice where you will have continuous and personalized care with the same provider every visit, which is essential for appropriate diagnosis and medication management. We offer compassionate care without judgement; you will feel heard. This is your journey. You will have to put the work in, but we are here to help and pride ourselves on being as invested as you are!
(615) 637-3131
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Dickson, TN 37055
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Brandon D Teeftaller
Psychiatric Nurse, APN, RN, MSN
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
I specialize in treating a wide variety of mental illness in adolescents and adults. In the last 20 years, I have developed a special interest in helping individuals achieve personal goals. I support and assist clients to develop a healthy self. It is my goal each day to help individuals improve their daily functioning. I believe the combination of medication management and brief psychotherapy offers clients the best tools for success. I work hard with each client offering my expertise in both areas to maximize his/her potential for holistic growth.
(615) 745-1107
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Dickson, TN 37055

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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 37055 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

37055 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 37055 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 37055, 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. 37055 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 37055, 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 37055, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in 37055 as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( 37055). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.