Psychiatrists in 91941

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Listening Post Mental Health
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, RN, PMHNP
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Whether you're struggling with the effects of trauma, depression, anxiety, low self esteem, relationship issues, or other life stressors, I believe that the most powerful resources are the ones that you might not know you already possess. Finding those inner resources is sometimes best achieved with the help of a fellow human being who knows how to relate in ways that facilitate self discovery. Relationship is the foundation of psychiatry, and then specific evidence-based medication or psychotherapy techniques can be applied toward particular goals. I am committed to achieving the outcomes that you define for yourself.
(619) 419-0687 x858380
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La Mesa, CA 91941
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Semira Semino-Asaro
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PhD, PMHNP, PMHCNS
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I am so glad you have reached out. I know it can be difficult to take this step. I am here to offer understanding and support. In addition to providing psychotherapy and medication management for general mood and anxiety mental health conditions, I have received specialized training in perinatal mental health as well as infant-parent mental health. I have an infant/young child friendly office that is easily accessible in La Mesa, CA with private parking. I also offer tele-psychiatry.
(619) 612-0689
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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 91941 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

91941 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 91941 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 91941, 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. 91941 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 91941, 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 91941, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in 91941 as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( 91941). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.