Psychiatrists in 38104

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Victoria L. Carroll
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, BC, MSN, RN
Verified
Outpatient services available include the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment for a variety of psychiatric conditions. Specialized treatment is provided through the continued evaluation and management of psychotropic medication.
(901) 296-3000 
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Memphis, TN 38104
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Kristin Stewart
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, APRN, PMHNP
Verified
I am a board certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with over 20 years of experience in the mental health field in various capacities. I have treated patients of all ages with a variety of mental illnesses ranging from depression and anxiety to severe thought and mood disorders and psychosis. My main focus is on medication management in combination with brief supportive psychotherapy. My goal is to provide my clients with the tools to improve functioning in their daily lives.
(901) 617-4873 
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Memphis, TN 38104
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Candace M. Thompson
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
(901) 313-8221 
Memphis, TN 38104
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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 38104 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

38104 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 38104 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 38104, 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. 38104 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 38104, 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 38104, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in 38104 as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( 38104). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.