Psychiatrists in 94089

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Maryam Gulraiz
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, FNP
Verified
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Maryam Gulraiz is dual-certified in family and psychiatric mental health care as a nurse practitioner. Maryam believes in treating patients with kindness and compassion. She has practiced medicine in several different settings, including urgent care, internal medicine, family medicine, mental health, women's health, nephrology, and retail health. I enjoy working with people from different cultures, including immigrants from different countries. I migrated to the US at the age of 13 with my family. I value each individual’s culture and preferences in treatment and the plan of care.
(408) 212-0764
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Sunnyvale, CA 94089
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Photo of Greg Stavaridis, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in 94089, CA
Greg Stavaridis
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, MSN, RN
Verified
Verified
I have a passion for working with motivated individuals and routinely incorporate both pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches to health in my treatment plans. I care for patients ages 16 to 65 years old.
(650) 718-8067
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Sunnyvale, CA 94089
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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 94089 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

94089 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 94089 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 94089, 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. 94089 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 94089, 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 94089, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in 94089 as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( 94089). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.