Psychiatrists in 95662

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Pegah Pajouhi
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Orangevale, CA 95662
Dr. Pegah Pajouhi is a board-certified psychiatrist. Dr. Pajouhi provides medication management and has a compassionate, evidence-based approach, accounting for the unique biological, psychological, and social factors that impact each patient’s mental health.
Dr. Pegah Pajouhi is a board-certified psychiatrist. Dr. Pajouhi provides medication management and has a compassionate, evidence-based approach, accounting for the unique biological, psychological, and social factors that impact each patient’s mental health.
(855) 743-2006 View (855) 743-2006
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Ani Behrouzi
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified
Orangevale, CA 95662
By building an empathetic and understanding relationship with my clients, we are able to create long term, sustainable solutions. As medications play a small role in your mental health journey, we will look beyond your symptoms to explore your media use, physical activity level and nutrition as these are all directly tied to our mental health.
By building an empathetic and understanding relationship with my clients, we are able to create long term, sustainable solutions. As medications play a small role in your mental health journey, we will look beyond your symptoms to explore your media use, physical activity level and nutrition as these are all directly tied to our mental health.
(279) 465-0442 View (279) 465-0442
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Melissa Fisher
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, NP
Verified
Orangevale, CA 95662
Melissa Fisher is a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner who is committed to providing compassionate and empathetic care. She has been practicing medicine since 2003. Melissa is dual-certified as a family nurse practitioner and a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. After working several years in hematology/oncology, she transitioned into psychiatry and completed a post-master’s certificate as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. She has been working in psychiatry for 10+ years and has experience treating adults of all ages in inpatient/skilled nursing and outpatient settings.
Melissa Fisher is a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner who is committed to providing compassionate and empathetic care. She has been practicing medicine since 2003. Melissa is dual-certified as a family nurse practitioner and a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. After working several years in hematology/oncology, she transitioned into psychiatry and completed a post-master’s certificate as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. She has been working in psychiatry for 10+ years and has experience treating adults of all ages in inpatient/skilled nursing and outpatient settings.
(916) 571-1399 View (916) 571-1399
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Jeremy Ernst
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified
Orangevale, CA 95662
Dr. Jeremy Ernst is a Psychiatrist in California who has been practicing since 2017. Dr. Ernst helps clients by taking a holistic and collaborative approach to care. Together they are able to find root causes for mental health concerns and find safe and effective solutions. Outside of work, Dr. Ernst enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time with his family.
Dr. Jeremy Ernst is a Psychiatrist in California who has been practicing since 2017. Dr. Ernst helps clients by taking a holistic and collaborative approach to care. Together they are able to find root causes for mental health concerns and find safe and effective solutions. Outside of work, Dr. Ernst enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time with his family.
(916) 665-0448 View (916) 665-0448
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Shannon Suo
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Orangevale, CA 95662
I completed my undergraduate studies at UC Davis with a BS in Zoology, focused on behavior. I attended University of Cincinnati School of Medicine for my medical degree and came back to Sacramento for a combined residency in Family Medicine and Psychiatry. I chose the combined practice of Family Medicine and Psychiatry because I saw the impact that psychological concerns had on the health of individuals and how often primary care physicians were not prepared to understand or treat these problems. I maintain Board Certification in both Family Medicine and Adult Psychiatry.
I completed my undergraduate studies at UC Davis with a BS in Zoology, focused on behavior. I attended University of Cincinnati School of Medicine for my medical degree and came back to Sacramento for a combined residency in Family Medicine and Psychiatry. I chose the combined practice of Family Medicine and Psychiatry because I saw the impact that psychological concerns had on the health of individuals and how often primary care physicians were not prepared to understand or treat these problems. I maintain Board Certification in both Family Medicine and Adult Psychiatry.
(916) 237-1795 View (916) 237-1795
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Penelope Libeu
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Orangevale, CA 95662
Dr. Penelope Libeu is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist and has been in practice since 2018. She received her BA from UC Berkeley, earned her medical degree from Rush Medical College, and graduated from Northwestern Memorial Hospital's psychiatry residency program. Dr. Libeu's approach to improving mental health is multidisciplinary and may include combining medication(s) with psychotherapy, group therapy, relationship (couple's) therapy, and making lifestyle changes to improve your overall well-being, e. g.
Dr. Penelope Libeu is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist and has been in practice since 2018. She received her BA from UC Berkeley, earned her medical degree from Rush Medical College, and graduated from Northwestern Memorial Hospital's psychiatry residency program. Dr. Libeu's approach to improving mental health is multidisciplinary and may include combining medication(s) with psychotherapy, group therapy, relationship (couple's) therapy, and making lifestyle changes to improve your overall well-being, e. g.
(916) 818-2211 View (916) 818-2211
Photo of Melissa Maxwell, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in 95662, CA
Melissa Maxwell
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, NP
Orangevale, CA 95662
I am a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. I received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Science in Nursing from Western Governor's University and a Master of Science in Nursing from Indiana Wesleyan University. I strive to create a collaborative relationship with my clients. I believe that a strong therapeutic relationship begins with understanding my clients as they see themselves and the goals that they have for themselves.
I am a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. I received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Science in Nursing from Western Governor's University and a Master of Science in Nursing from Indiana Wesleyan University. I strive to create a collaborative relationship with my clients. I believe that a strong therapeutic relationship begins with understanding my clients as they see themselves and the goals that they have for themselves.
(916) 269-5354 View (916) 269-5354
Photo of Maisha Correia, Psychiatrist in 95662, CA
Maisha Correia
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Orangevale, CA 95662
Dr. Maisha Correia is a Psychiatrist in California who has been practicing since 2010. She earned her BA in Psychology with a Chemistry correlate from Vassar College, then moved to San Francisco to earn her MD from University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. Dr. Correia provides a thoughtful, complete diagnostic evaluation in addition to well considered medication management for a variety of psychiatric conditions. She has a particular interest in treating chronic trauma symptoms as well as a broad base of experience doing so.
Dr. Maisha Correia is a Psychiatrist in California who has been practicing since 2010. She earned her BA in Psychology with a Chemistry correlate from Vassar College, then moved to San Francisco to earn her MD from University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. Dr. Correia provides a thoughtful, complete diagnostic evaluation in addition to well considered medication management for a variety of psychiatric conditions. She has a particular interest in treating chronic trauma symptoms as well as a broad base of experience doing so.
(916) 776-5114 View (916) 776-5114

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Number of Psychiatrists in 95662

< 10

Psychiatrists in 95662 who prioritize treating:

100% Depression
100% Anxiety
100% Bipolar Disorder
88% Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
88% Trauma and PTSD
75% Psychosis
75% Medication Management

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Aetna
100% Cigna and Evernorth
100% Magellan

How Psychiatrists in 95662 see their clients

100% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

88% Female
12% Male

FAQs - About Psychiatrists and Psychiatric Nurses

How can I find a psychiatrist in 95662?

The Psychology Today Directory enables you to search specifically for psychiatrists, using the drop down provider menu in the navigation bar, by city or zip code, or by the name of the psychiatrist. Search results provide detailed profiles of professionals, including their treatment approach and areas of expertise. In addition, listings provide important information about each psychiatrist’s credentials, fees, payment options, and insurance affiliations. Directory users can select psychiatrists who meet an array of personally-desired criteria, such as familiarity with a specific community or condition.

What is the difference between a psychiatrist and a psychologist?

Psychiatrists are medical specialists who focus on understanding, diagnosing, and treating diseases of the brain and disorders of the mind and behavior. As physicians, psychiatrists are trained to recognize the often-subtle biological causes of mental disorders and to monitor the effects of mental disturbances on physical conditions, such as heart disease. Psychologists are especially attuned to the influence of early experience on development and behavior, emotional and cognitive processes, the nature of personality, and social functioning. They are also trained to deploy an array of psychological tests—IQ tests, personality tests, behavioral assessments—to gauge a person’s functioning.

What is a psychiatric nurse practitioner?

A psychiatric nurse practitioner, also known as a mental health nurse practitioner, is a registered nurse who completes advanced training in psychiatric care, earning either a master’s or doctoral degree in psychiatric nursing, and in the U.S., passes a national certification exam. Like psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners are trained to assess, diagnose, and treat mental health conditions. In some locales, psychiatric nurse practitioners can offer the full range of psychiatric care, including prescribing and managing medication. In other places, they must work in collaboration with a physician.

Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed psychiatrist?

The Psychology Today directory lists providers who offer legitimate mental health services to the public, including psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and counselors. All psychiatrists listed in the directory have a valid license issued by the state(s) in which they practice and are certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Providers whose license or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Some individuals or organizations provide services for which their state or country does not offer licenses, such as pastoral counseling. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

Can a psychiatrist prescribe medication?

Psychiatrists are licensed medical doctors who are trained to recognize the many ways body processes affect the functioning of the brain and mind. As physicians, they can prescribe medication. Patients who are prescribed medications will typically need to continue to see a psychiatrist so that the effects of the medication can be monitored. For many psychiatric conditions, including common disorders such as anxiety and depression, the preferred treatment is combination therapy—medication accompanied by psychotherapy.

Do psychiatrists offer therapy?

Psychiatrists are generally trained in a number of treatment modalities, including psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy, and, increasingly, somatic therapies. Typically, psychiatrists make a diagnosis and determine a course of treatment based on chemical or biological factors, using lab tests, brain scans and physical and psychological evaluations. While psychotherapy may be used in the first session to aid in diagnosis, it is not typically utilized in subsequent visits. In fact, after the introductory session, most sessions with a psychiatrist may only be 15-20 minutes in length and are largely focused on medication management. Many psychiatrists who do not offer psychotherapy work collaboratively with psychologists and other mental health clinicians and can refer clients seeking talk therapy to those providers.

How do I know if I need a psychiatrist or a therapist?

It is not always easy to know which type of mental health practitioner to choose. Many people are unaware of the root of their mental or behavioral problem. One way many people learn which type of care is best for them is by seeing their primary care provider first. Depending on the nature and severity of the symptoms, the physician may review their medical history or perform medical tests to determine whether biological factors are involved before making a referral. It is not necessary for a person to know precisely what type of care they need in order to seek help. Many psychiatrists and psychologists refer clients to each other depending on client needs.

Do I need a referral to see a psychiatrist?

A referral to a psychiatrist is often not required. However, seeing your primary care physician first can be helpful and actually prove to be a shortcut to getting what you need. Your PCP may have a clear idea whether psychiatric help is needed and/or which kind of mental health care would be most beneficial and refer you to the right type of practitioner. For that reason alone, some psychiatrists require a referral. Further, many insurance plans require a referral from a PCP if they cover all of part of the cost of seeing a specialist; if, however, you are paying out of pocket, you may not need a referral. In any case, a referral may speed the process of securing an appointment with a psychiatrist, especially in areas where there is a shortage of mental health specialists and new patients face long waits for appointments.