Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, MSN
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"You will receive a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation that includes labs, and often times, genetic testing to help determine the best treatment plan. Treatment can include supplements, pharmaceutical medications, and psychotherapy."
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"You will receive a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation that includes labs, and often times, genetic testing to help determine the best treatment plan. Treatment can include supplements, pharmaceutical medications, and psychotherapy."
Melissa Liles, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, MSN
Verified by Psychology Today
"Many people are fearful of having a mental health diagnosis. My goal is to reduce and/or alleviate symptoms so those I work with can begin to walk the path of wellness. In order to meet this goal I engage in a thorough 2-hour initial assessment. During this appointment we discuss your history, I order laboratory studies, discuss the benefits of genetic testing, and together we come up with a treatment plan."
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"Many people are fearful of having a mental health diagnosis. My goal is to reduce and/or alleviate symptoms so those I work with can begin to walk the path of wellness. In order to meet this goal I engage in a thorough 2-hour initial assessment. During this appointment we discuss your history, I order laboratory studies, discuss the benefits of genetic testing, and together we come up with a treatment plan."

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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 97502 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

97502 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 97502 has many sub specialties including pediatric psychiatry (so check for 97502 child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in 97502). 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 (certain states license Psychopharmacologists), psychiatric genetics, neuroimaging, and clinical neurophysiology.

Psychiatric nurse practitioners in 97502, or mental health nurse practitioners, generally have a MS degree in nursing (MSN) and a few years training to become certified. Psychiatric nurse practitioners are able to assess and diagnose some mental health conditions and prescribe medication. 97502 Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have some basic training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.
How to find the right Psychiatrist?

If you're finding it difficult to the find the right psychiatrist in 97502, 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 97502, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in 97502 as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( 97502). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.

If you're looking for a specialist Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse in 97502, such as a child psychiatrist or adolescent psychiatrist, expand your search to generate a large pool of professionals and then select a specialty from the left nav bar.