Psychiatrists in 97220

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Hardcore Happy, LLC
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, APRN, PMHNP
Verified
My core values include honesty, empathy, and vulnerability. I am nationally board certified in psychopharmacology and psychotherapeutic techniques that focus on a holistic treatment approach for each patient. This individualized treatment prioritizes the important mind body connection we humans share. My core experience has been treating anxiety and mood spectrum disorders, substance use disorders, and training in neuromodulation therapies for treatment resistant depression. I am currently accepting new patients ages 18-60. My current hours of operation are Mondays and Fridays between 10am and 6pm via telehealth only.
(503) 386-0776 
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Portland, OR 97220
Offers video visits
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High Sierra Behavioral Health
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, APRN, PMHNP
Verified
Are you a busy adult who is tired of waiting weeks or even months to get an appointment to see your prescriber for a simple refill of psychiatric medication? Are you sick of spending hours sitting in a crowded waiting room while you are missing work or time away from your family or studies? Do you have a therapist you love but who can’t prescribe your medication?
(800) 777-1420 
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Portland, OR 97220
Offers video visits

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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 97220 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

97220 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 97220 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 97220, 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. 97220 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 97220, 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 97220, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in 97220 as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( 97220). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.