Psychiatrists in 44320

Photo of Otto Kausch, Psychiatrist in 44320, OH
Otto Kausch
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Akron, OH 44320
I welcome all people who struggle with mental illness and life stresses. I also help those who struggle with relationship problems and have difficulty managing their emotions.I have been practicing psychiatry for over 30 years since completing my residency training in adult psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University. I have practiced in multiple clinical settings including inpatient, outpatient and Intensive outpatient programs. I see both adults and adolescents. In addition to medication management for most psychiatric disorders, I often also provide individual psychotherapy, marital therapy and family therapy.
I welcome all people who struggle with mental illness and life stresses. I also help those who struggle with relationship problems and have difficulty managing their emotions.I have been practicing psychiatry for over 30 years since completing my residency training in adult psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University. I have practiced in multiple clinical settings including inpatient, outpatient and Intensive outpatient programs. I see both adults and adolescents. In addition to medication management for most psychiatric disorders, I often also provide individual psychotherapy, marital therapy and family therapy.
(440) 745-5775 View (440) 745-5775
Photo of Leslie Armstrong, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in 44320, OH
Leslie Armstrong
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified Verified
Akron, OH 44320
Compassionate provider to help you through your mental health struggles and guide you to living your best life!
Compassionate provider to help you through your mental health struggles and guide you to living your best life!
(330) 975-2616 View (330) 975-2616
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Nicole Robbins
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN
Verified Verified
Akron, OH 44320
Nicole Robbins is a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner whose primary focus is resilience in children and adolescents. She specializes in medication management of ADHD, depression, anxiety and trauma in children ages 5-17 years old. Nicole enjoys exploring treatment options with her client's and their parents so they can make informed decisions about what is right for them.
Nicole Robbins is a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner whose primary focus is resilience in children and adolescents. She specializes in medication management of ADHD, depression, anxiety and trauma in children ages 5-17 years old. Nicole enjoys exploring treatment options with her client's and their parents so they can make informed decisions about what is right for them.
(330) 969-6748 View (330) 969-6748
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Sara Hong
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Akron, OH 44320
Dr. Hong is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in child and adolescent psychiatry. She earned her bachelor's degree from Northwestern University, her master's degree from Northern Illinois University and her medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She served her general psychiatry residency and fellowship training at Thomas Jefferson University, where she was chief fellow. Dr. Hong is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia, the American Medical Association and the American Psychiatric Association.
Dr. Hong is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in child and adolescent psychiatry. She earned her bachelor's degree from Northwestern University, her master's degree from Northern Illinois University and her medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She served her general psychiatry residency and fellowship training at Thomas Jefferson University, where she was chief fellow. Dr. Hong is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia, the American Medical Association and the American Psychiatric Association.
(330) 521-3495 View (330) 521-3495
Photo of Nikki Glass, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in 44320, OH
Nikki Glass
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, NP , PMHNP
Verified Verified
Akron, OH 44320
Nikki Glass is a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with experience treating mood and anxiety disorders across the lifespan. She received a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Kent State University and a Master of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Akron. Nikki employs a blend of psychiatric medication management and holistic approaches to help people alleviate mental health symptoms and lead a more meaningful life. Beyond her profession, Nikki finds joy in family time, nature, home renovations, gardening, and indulging in a compelling Netflix show.
Nikki Glass is a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with experience treating mood and anxiety disorders across the lifespan. She received a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Kent State University and a Master of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Akron. Nikki employs a blend of psychiatric medication management and holistic approaches to help people alleviate mental health symptoms and lead a more meaningful life. Beyond her profession, Nikki finds joy in family time, nature, home renovations, gardening, and indulging in a compelling Netflix show.
(330) 583-1813 View (330) 583-1813
Photo of Lori Solaro, Psychiatrist in 44320, OH
Lori Solaro
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Akron, OH 44320
Dr. Solaro is a board certified child and adolescentpsychiatrist with more than 20 years of experience working with children andadolescents in outpatient, inpatient and residential treatment settings. After graduating summa cum laude from Northwestern University with a bachelor'sdegree in education and child development, Dr. Solaro earned her medical degreefrom the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She completed hergeneral psychiatry residency and child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at Rush University in Chicago, where she served as chief resident.
Dr. Solaro is a board certified child and adolescentpsychiatrist with more than 20 years of experience working with children andadolescents in outpatient, inpatient and residential treatment settings. After graduating summa cum laude from Northwestern University with a bachelor'sdegree in education and child development, Dr. Solaro earned her medical degreefrom the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She completed hergeneral psychiatry residency and child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at Rush University in Chicago, where she served as chief resident.
(330) 862-8380 View (330) 862-8380
Photo of Marissa Ragon, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in 44320, OH
Marissa Ragon
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, NP
Verified Verified
Akron, OH 44320
Marissa Ragon is a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She has over a decade of experience working in the field of psychiatry and mental health. Marissa completed her undergraduate and graduate degree studies at The University of Akron. She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing in 2008, with the intent of becoming a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Marissa graduated with honors in May of year 2013 with a Master of Science degree in Nursing. Her professional clinical practice as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner officially began in July of year 2013.
Marissa Ragon is a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She has over a decade of experience working in the field of psychiatry and mental health. Marissa completed her undergraduate and graduate degree studies at The University of Akron. She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing in 2008, with the intent of becoming a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Marissa graduated with honors in May of year 2013 with a Master of Science degree in Nursing. Her professional clinical practice as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner officially began in July of year 2013.
(330) 222-6476 View (330) 222-6476

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Number of Psychiatrists in 44320

< 10

Psychiatrists in 44320 who prioritize treating:

100% Depression
100% Anxiety
86% Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
86% Medication Management
71% Bipolar Disorder
57% ADHD
57% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

19 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Aetna
86% Medical Mutual
86% TRICARE

How Psychiatrists in 44320 see their clients

100% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

84% Female
16% Male
FAQs - About Psychiatrists and Psychiatric Nurses

How can I find a psychiatrist in 44320?

The Psychology Today Directory enables you to search specifically for psychiatrists, using the drop down provider menu in the navigation bar, by city or zip code, or by the name of the psychiatrist. Search results provide detailed profiles of professionals, including their treatment approach and areas of expertise. In addition, listings provide important information about each psychiatrist’s credentials, fees, payment options, and insurance affiliations. Directory users can select psychiatrists who meet an array of personally-desired criteria, such as familiarity with a specific community or condition.

What is the difference between a psychiatrist and a psychologist?

Psychiatrists are medical specialists who focus on understanding, diagnosing, and treating diseases of the brain and disorders of the mind and behavior. As physicians, psychiatrists are trained to recognize the often-subtle biological causes of mental disorders and to monitor the effects of mental disturbances on physical conditions, such as heart disease. Psychologists are especially attuned to the influence of early experience on development and behavior, emotional and cognitive processes, the nature of personality, and social functioning. They are also trained to deploy an array of psychological tests—IQ tests, personality tests, behavioral assessments—to gauge a person’s functioning.

What is a psychiatric nurse practitioner?

A psychiatric nurse practitioner, also known as a mental health nurse practitioner, is a registered nurse who completes advanced training in psychiatric care, earning either a master’s or doctoral degree in psychiatric nursing, and in the U.S., passes a national certification exam. Like psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners are trained to assess, diagnose, and treat mental health conditions. In some locales, psychiatric nurse practitioners can offer the full range of psychiatric care, including prescribing and managing medication. In other places, they must work in collaboration with a physician.

Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed psychiatrist?

The Psychology Today directory lists providers who offer legitimate mental health services to the public, including psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and counselors. All psychiatrists listed in the directory have a valid license issued by the state(s) in which they practice and are certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Providers whose license or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Some individuals or organizations provide services for which their state or country does not offer licenses, such as pastoral counseling. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

Can a psychiatrist prescribe medication?

Psychiatrists are licensed medical doctors who are trained to recognize the many ways body processes affect the functioning of the brain and mind. As physicians, they can prescribe medication. Patients who are prescribed medications will typically need to continue to see a psychiatrist so that the effects of the medication can be monitored. For many psychiatric conditions, including common disorders such as anxiety and depression, the preferred treatment is combination therapy—medication accompanied by psychotherapy.

Do psychiatrists offer therapy?

Psychiatrists are generally trained in a number of treatment modalities, including psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy, and, increasingly, somatic therapies. Typically, psychiatrists make a diagnosis and determine a course of treatment based on chemical or biological factors, using lab tests, brain scans and physical and psychological evaluations. While psychotherapy may be used in the first session to aid in diagnosis, it is not typically utilized in subsequent visits. In fact, after the introductory session, most sessions with a psychiatrist may only be 15-20 minutes in length and are largely focused on medication management. Many psychiatrists who do not offer psychotherapy work collaboratively with psychologists and other mental health clinicians and can refer clients seeking talk therapy to those providers.

How do I know if I need a psychiatrist or a therapist?

It is not always easy to know which type of mental health practitioner to choose. Many people are unaware of the root of their mental or behavioral problem. One way many people learn which type of care is best for them is by seeing their primary care provider first. Depending on the nature and severity of the symptoms, the physician may review their medical history or perform medical tests to determine whether biological factors are involved before making a referral. It is not necessary for a person to know precisely what type of care they need in order to seek help. Many psychiatrists and psychologists refer clients to each other depending on client needs.

Do I need a referral to see a psychiatrist?

A referral to a psychiatrist is often not required. However, seeing your primary care physician first can be helpful and actually prove to be a shortcut to getting what you need. Your PCP may have a clear idea whether psychiatric help is needed and/or which kind of mental health care would be most beneficial and refer you to the right type of practitioner. For that reason alone, some psychiatrists require a referral. Further, many insurance plans require a referral from a PCP if they cover all of part of the cost of seeing a specialist; if, however, you are paying out of pocket, you may not need a referral. In any case, a referral may speed the process of securing an appointment with a psychiatrist, especially in areas where there is a shortage of mental health specialists and new patients face long waits for appointments.