Telepsychiatry for 78748

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Photo of Bruce Bassi, Psychiatrist in 78748, TX
Bruce Bassi
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
We are a group practice (of psychiatrists and therapists). We have availability within 1-2 weeks (sometimes the same week!). We have 4.9 star average of over 300+ reviews (on our website). Feel free to call or message us to request an ASAP appointment. You might be a bit hesitant about receiving treatment over the internet if you haven’t done it before, and that’s totally understandable. If we can provide you any reassurance, most people end up finding they enjoy virtual visits more than going to an office.
(512) 601-4959 
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Austin, TX 78748
Offers video visits
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Marya Jo Wright
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APN, PMHNP, BC
Verified
I am a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner with over ten years of clinical expertise among diverse patient populations. I have experience treating depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, psychosis, trauma, substance use disorders, and ADHD. I am experienced in treating adults, adolescents, and children.
(512) 308-6617 
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Austin, TX 78748
Offers video visits
Photo of Jamie Gharbaoui, Psychiatrist in 78748, TX
Jamie Gharbaoui
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Dr. Gharbaoui is a board-eligible adult psychiatrist who has been in practice for 6 years. At the heart of their clinical approach is a strong emphasis on establishing trust and building a therapeutic relationship to help patients achieve their goals. They received their medical degree and went on to complete their psychiatry residency training at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston – McGovern University (UTHealth). After completing training, Dr. Gharbaoui worked as an adult and geriatric psychiatrist as part of an Assertive Community Treatment team in the Bay Area.
(512) 982-6760 
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Austin, TX 78748
Offers video visits
Photo of Gilbert Simas, Psychiatrist in 78748, TX
Gilbert Simas
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Dr. Simas is board-certified in general psychiatry and addiction psychiatry, an innovative professional who embraces technology to increase his outreach via telepsychiatry. He has extensive experience in co-occurring medicine and has been practicing psychiatric medicine for 13 years. His broad experience of mental health and addiction treatments incorporates evidence-based practice with cutting-edge treatment modalities.
(646) 846-2142 
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Austin, TX 78748
Offers video visits

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Teletherapy Psychiatrists
Teletherapy and Online counseling have grown enormously as a medium for therapy since the advent of social distancing. Most therapists are happy to provide sessions by video or phone.

All professionals are licensed to provide video therapy to clients within the State in which they hold their license. Cross State licensing exists, but is rare.

So if you're a client in 78748, this list of teletherapists are licensed to provide therapy to you online (by phone, video or text based chat) because they are within your state. They are sorted nearest to furthest, with professionals in 78748 listed first.

Teletherapy via phone or video can be very similar to conventional in person sessions. The message is the same, even if the medium is different. There are some advantages in the form of convenience, lack of travel and being in comfort of your own home. Set against those, professionals find it more difficult to read non-verbal signals of their clients, and you may find you yourself can be more easily distracted.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 78748 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

78748 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 78748 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 78748, 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. 78748 Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.