Psychiatrists in 79902

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Claudia Chaparro
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, RN, APRN, PMHNP-B
Verified
Do you feel sad, anxious or isolated from the world around you? Let your dedicated Mental Health Specialist help restore you to your highest level of effective functioning. Nurse Practitioner Chaparro is Board Certified in Psychiatry, Experienced, Reliable and Bilingual
(915) 600-6957 
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Office is near:
El Paso, TX 79902
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TeleMind Clinic
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified
★ NEW PATIENTS SCHEDULED WITHIN 24-72 HOURS. MOST INSURANCE/MEDICAID. LOW CASH RATES. FIVE STAR REVIEWS. EXPERIENCED PSYCHIATRIST AND PROVIDERS, READY TO LISTEN AND HEAL. ENGLISH AND SPANISH. ★ We are on a quest to fill the severe shortage of psychiatrists while providing compassionate, competent and evidence-based treatment. We aim to increase access to quality doctors where you will not have to wait months for an appointment by keeping our prices low and appointment availability up. ★
(725) 999-0591 
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El Paso, TX 79902
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Abena Apraku
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Dr. Apraku is welcoming new patients for video appointments. As a Board-certified M.D. psychiatrist, she specializes in providing psychiatric diagnostic assessments and treatment for anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, OCD and PTSD. As a well-rounded provider, her focus is on medication management (including for patients wishing to decrease reliance on medication) in combination with extensive psycho-education. Read more about her approach at apraku.com/services.
 
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El Paso, TX 79902
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Photo of Shivani Mehta, Psychiatrist in 79902, TX
Shivani Mehta
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
(915) 465-2998 
El Paso, TX 79902
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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 79902 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

79902 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 79902 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 79902, 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. 79902 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 79902, 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 79902, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in 79902 as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( 79902). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.