Psychiatrists in 78747

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Leonard Weiss
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Weiss believes in meeting people where they are and custom-tailoring a plan to meet their specific concerns. He works with each individual and their family members as well as other medical treatment providers to create a plan that meets their needs. For some, this may include medication management whereas others require psychotherapy and finally certain patients may do best with both.
(512) 872-5591 
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Austin, TX 78747
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Catherine Larson
Psychiatrist, MD
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I am Board Certified in both Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Adult Psychiatry. I completed my residency and fellowship training here in Austin, Texas at the University of Texas Dell Medical School. I work with children, adolescents and young adults (age 4-40) using both psychotherapy and medications. I have special interest in Anxiety Disorders but I have experience working with a wide range of diagnoses. For more information about my practice, including fees, schedule etc. please visit my website. I am not currently accepting any insurance plans.
(512) 270-3592 
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Austin, TX 78747
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Shelly Riley
Psychiatrist, MD
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Welcome! Dr. Riley is board certified in both child and adolescent and adult psychiatry. She provides psychopharmacology for patients in Austin, Texas. She completed medical school at University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio in 1999 and completed her residency and fellowship at The University of North Carolina Hospitals in Chapel Hill, North Carolina in 2004. She has been in practice in Austin, Texas since 2004. To find out more about her practice, please visit her website.
(512) 572-9408 
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Austin, TX 78747
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Robin May-Davis
Psychiatrist, MD
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Welcome! I am committed to comprehensive mental health care. I work collaboratively with each individual to customized the goals and interventions of those I serve. I am ready to devote my time, training, and attention to optimize your plan. As a psychiatrist, I use a combination of lifestyle changes, medications, and therapies for treatment and often collaborate with outside providers. I began my post-graduate education at Occidental College, where I was honored Phi Beta Kappa with my Bachelor of Arts in Psychobiology. I then moved on to earn my Doctorate of Medicine from Harvard Medical School.
(512) 865-6717 
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Austin, TX 78747

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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 78747 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

78747 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 78747 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 78747, 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. 78747 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 78747, 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 78747, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in 78747 as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( 78747). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.