Psychiatrists in 78204

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Paul R. Whitelock, M.D. & Associates
Psychiatrist, MD
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Our patients come first and always will at Paul R. Whitelock & Associates. With over 4 decades of psychiatric experience, we approach each patients’ care with expertise, respect and kindness. From young children to senior citizens, we provide personal and in-depth evaluation and expert medication management in a warm and friendly atmosphere.
(833) 415-0758 
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San Antonio, TX 78204
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Creative Minds Behavioral Health
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP-, BC
Verified
Welcome to Creative Minds Behavioral Health. We provide Mental Health treatment for Kids, Teens and Adults. We provide psychiatric diagnoses, evaluations and medication management for a wide range of Mental illness. We also specialize in treatment of the following mental health issues: Bipolar, Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, ADHD, Addiction and other psychiatric disorders. Call today and schedule your appointment to receive quality and outstanding individualized care, that is centered around you. We are currently running a Special discount price for client with no insurance coverage. Please call us today for more information.
(214) 380-2736 
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San Antonio, TX 78204
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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 78204 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

78204 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 78204 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 78204, 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. 78204 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 78204, 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 78204, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in 78204 as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( 78204). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.