Psychiatrists in 94132

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Jon Duey
Psychiatric Nurse, PMHNP
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I am a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. I obtained my BA in Psychology at UC Berkeley in 2008. I have vast experience as a counselor in various settings for children and adolescents with severe emotional disturbance. I then obtained my Bachelors of Science in Nursing at Columbia University in 2012 and completed the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program at Columbia University in 2014.
(510) 694-1464
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San Francisco, CA 94132
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Amara Altman
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
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I am a board-certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) with a high level of personal integrity who is compassionate and driven to provide culturally sensitive care to a diversified patient population across the lifespan. I am passionate about evidence-based practice and tailoring treatment plans to meet the individual needs of each patient.
(916) 545-6752
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San Francisco, CA 94132
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Deborah S Johnson
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, DNP
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I am a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP), trained across the lifespan but specialized with children, adolescents and families. In addition to practicing from a strengths-based perspective, I teach child/adolescent/family psychotherapy at UCSF, where I am an Associate Health Sciences Clinical Professor in the PMHNP and DNP programs. Furthermore, I have been nominated as a Fellow with American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP).
(831) 540-2864
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San Francisco, CA 94132
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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 94132 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

94132 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 94132 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 94132, 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. 94132 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 94132, 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 94132, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in 94132 as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( 94132). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.