Psychiatrists in 60073

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Angela S. Peters
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNP, ANP
Are you struggling and ready for a change? If you are looking to connect with a provider who cares and accepts you for're in the right place! I am a Nurse Practitioner dual certified in psychiatry and adult health with additional certification in pain management. My background before psychiatry included pain management, oncology, primary care, and education which gives me a unique perspective. I like to get to know you as a person and understand what your struggles are so that we can work together toward improving your mental wellness.
(847) 474-9355
Office is near:
Round Lake, IL 60073
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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 60073 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

60073 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 60073 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 60073, 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. 60073 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 60073, 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 60073, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in 60073 as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( 60073). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.