Psychiatrists in 70112

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Primary and Behavioral Healthcare Services, PA
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, FNP-BC , PMHNPBC
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Primary and Behavioral Healthcare Services, P.A. is an integrated medical clinic with the goal of bridging the gap to your health care needs by providing medical and mental health services under one roof. Our goal is to improve access to quality and cost effective health care services in rural, metropolitan, and underserved areas.
(601) 348-9768 
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Office is near:
New Orleans, LA 70112
Offers video visits
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Ashlyn Crosby
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, NP
Verified
You can now book your appointments anytime on our website at www.louisianapsych.com We are now accepting Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance only. All other patients will be considered private pay. We offer medication management services for most psychiatric conditions. We specialize in anxiety, depression, insomnia, ADHD and women's health issues. Medication management may include starting new medications or making adjustments to current medications as indicated. Feeling better should not be complicated. Our goal is to help you feel better and stay that way.
(225) 230-2736 
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Office is near:
New Orleans, LA 70112
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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 70112 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

70112 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 70112 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 70112, 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. 70112 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 70112, 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 70112, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in 70112 as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( 70112). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.