Psychiatrists in 78256

Photo of Ted Edmund Williams, Psychiatrist in 78256, TX
Ted Edmund Williams
Psychiatrist, MD
Dr. Williams is founder of Genesis Behavioral Health, and treats adults, children, and adolescents. He is also an adjunct assistant professor of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. In addition to medications and therapy, he believes that a person's growth in faith and relationship with God can be an important part of their healing, especially because many of life's struggles don't have easy answers. His approach to treatment is warm, non-judgmental, and professional, and he will talk about faith as much or as little as you like.
(210) 529-8186 
San Antonio, TX 78256
Waitlist for new clients
Photo of Amber Mansoor, Psychiatrist in 78256, TX
Amber Mansoor
Psychiatrist, MD
Dr. Amber Mansoor is a highly qualified and skilled double board certified psychiatrist , currently serving the city of San Antonio. She finished her psychiatry residency at UT health San Antonio and continued her training to further specialize in child and adolescent psychiatry in the same program. She is extremely passionate about helping families who are struggling with mental health problems and is committed to providing excellent care to her patients.
(210) 492-1666 
Office is near:
San Antonio, TX 78256
Offers video visits
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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 78256 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

78256 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 78256 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 78256, 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. 78256 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 78256, 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 78256, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in 78256 as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( 78256). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.