Psychiatrist, M.D.
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
"Please note phone number change: 301-523-3396. Thank you for visiting my page. I am a board-certified Psychiatrist located in Rockville, MD. I was honored to serve on active duty as a Navy physician for twelve years prior to entering private practice. I have a wide range of clinical interests that include the treatment of depression (including peri-partum depression), anxiety disorders including PTSD, bipolar disorder, substance abuse disorders, psychosomatic illness and psychotic disorders. I consider myself to be compassionate, non-judgmental, and open to all clients regardless of ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation."
Addiction
(301) 804-6111
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
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"Please note phone number change: 301-523-3396. Thank you for visiting my page. I am a board-certified Psychiatrist located in Rockville, MD. I was honored to serve on active duty as a Navy physician for twelve years prior to entering private practice. I have a wide range of clinical interests that include the treatment of depression (including peri-partum depression), anxiety disorders including PTSD, bipolar disorder, substance abuse disorders, psychosomatic illness and psychotic disorders. I consider myself to be compassionate, non-judgmental, and open to all clients regardless of ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation."
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, CRNP - , PMH
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Rockville, Maryland 20847
"My name is Josyane Kengni, a board-certified nurse practitioner in Psychiatry and behavioral health. I have a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in nursing. I am licensed in Maryland and West Virginia to provide services such as psychotherapy or psychopharmacology. I have 6 years of nursing experience. I am competent and an independent practitioner who can diagnose and treat children, adolescents, adults, and the geriatric population. My responsibility as a mental health nurse practitioner is to provide evidence-based psychopharmacology and psychotherapy to individuals. As a mental health provider, I believe that by providing m"
Addiction
(240) 702-2764
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"My name is Josyane Kengni, a board-certified nurse practitioner in Psychiatry and behavioral health. I have a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in nursing. I am licensed in Maryland and West Virginia to provide services such as psychotherapy or psychopharmacology. I have 6 years of nursing experience. I am competent and an independent practitioner who can diagnose and treat children, adolescents, adults, and the geriatric population. My responsibility as a mental health nurse practitioner is to provide evidence-based psychopharmacology and psychotherapy to individuals. As a mental health provider, I believe that by providing m"
Alice W. Lee, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, ABIHM, ABoIM
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
"I am a holistic psychiatrist dedicated to helping patients come off their psychiatric medications or avoid taking them in the first place. As a holistic psychiatrist, I integrate conventional psychiatry, orthomolecular/functional medicine, and mind-body/energy medicine--interweaving both Eastern and Western paradigms. It is my joy and privilege to help people transform their suffering, manifest their light, and live in creative freedom. Ultimately, my goal for each patient is freedom from being a patient."
Addiction
(240) 546-6538
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"I am a holistic psychiatrist dedicated to helping patients come off their psychiatric medications or avoid taking them in the first place. As a holistic psychiatrist, I integrate conventional psychiatry, orthomolecular/functional medicine, and mind-body/energy medicine--interweaving both Eastern and Western paradigms. It is my joy and privilege to help people transform their suffering, manifest their light, and live in creative freedom. Ultimately, my goal for each patient is freedom from being a patient."
Mai Center for Wellness and Energy Therapies, Psychiatric Nurse
Psychiatric Nurse, PhD, APRN, BC-P
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Rockville, Maryland 20852
"Our veterans and their family members are a priority to me. I also welcome clients and their pets who have been dealing with chronic medical illness and pain. I have seen clients for many years who are managing addiction and related couple/family issues. I spent decades in hospital settings seeing clients with all sorts of grieving concerns. From health, lifestyle, legal, and stress management to end-of-life challenges, I am delighted to assist clients to approach situations in a hopeful, pragmatic, and strategic manner with the goal of achieving greater mind, body, and spirit health and wellness."
Addiction
(301) 804-6490
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Addiction
"Our veterans and their family members are a priority to me. I also welcome clients and their pets who have been dealing with chronic medical illness and pain. I have seen clients for many years who are managing addiction and related couple/family issues. I spent decades in hospital settings seeing clients with all sorts of grieving concerns. From health, lifestyle, legal, and stress management to end-of-life challenges, I am delighted to assist clients to approach situations in a hopeful, pragmatic, and strategic manner with the goal of achieving greater mind, body, and spirit health and wellness."
Christopher E Cox, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
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Rockville, Maryland 20852
"Dr. Cox is a board certified psychiatrist who welcomes adults from all backgrounds and over a wide breadth of diagnoses. His experience with mental health issues in various clinical settings and, indeed, having it hit very close to home has led to not only a dedication to the most comprehensive treatment, but to a compassion and understanding through which you will have an unwavering ally in which to work toward your goals. Whether you are altogether new to mental health or making a transition in providers, please call to discuss our options."
Addiction
(202) 915-6964
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"Dr. Cox is a board certified psychiatrist who welcomes adults from all backgrounds and over a wide breadth of diagnoses. His experience with mental health issues in various clinical settings and, indeed, having it hit very close to home has led to not only a dedication to the most comprehensive treatment, but to a compassion and understanding through which you will have an unwavering ally in which to work toward your goals. Whether you are altogether new to mental health or making a transition in providers, please call to discuss our options."
Complete Serenity- Sharon Johnson-Hyatt, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, PMHNP, BC
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Rockville, Maryland 20847
"I am a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. I treat adults (age 18 and up) who suffer from mental health/psychiatric conditions. I am also passionate about ensuring mental health stability for the next generation and see college students in office and through tele psychiatry. I take a holistic and patient centered approach to care. I offer late hours via telemedicine sessions and also weekends on a limited basis for individuals who are unable to make time during regular business hours. We strive to avoid controlled substances (stimulants/Benzo) and seek alternatives."
Addiction
(561) 342-5870
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"I am a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. I treat adults (age 18 and up) who suffer from mental health/psychiatric conditions. I am also passionate about ensuring mental health stability for the next generation and see college students in office and through tele psychiatry. I take a holistic and patient centered approach to care. I offer late hours via telemedicine sessions and also weekends on a limited basis for individuals who are unable to make time during regular business hours. We strive to avoid controlled substances (stimulants/Benzo) and seek alternatives."
Memouna Foudjou, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP-B, FNP-BC
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
"As a psychiatric nurse practitioner, I treat the entire range of psychiatric conditions, ranging from fairly straightforward cases of depression and anxiety to significantly complicated presentations including mental illness, substance abuse, and personality disorders. Most of my patient's problems may be related to excessive stress due to a particular situation or series of events. Most patients come to me seeking for help. Fortunately, with proper care and treatment many individuals learn to cope or recover from a mental illness or emotional disorder."
Addiction
(240) 702-1400
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
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"As a psychiatric nurse practitioner, I treat the entire range of psychiatric conditions, ranging from fairly straightforward cases of depression and anxiety to significantly complicated presentations including mental illness, substance abuse, and personality disorders. Most of my patient's problems may be related to excessive stress due to a particular situation or series of events. Most patients come to me seeking for help. Fortunately, with proper care and treatment many individuals learn to cope or recover from a mental illness or emotional disorder."
Terri Pargot, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, D.O.
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
"I've been an osteopathic psychiatrist for over 27 years. Trained as both a psychotherapist and psychopharmacologist, I use a combined approach to symptoms—often talk therapy, and medication, when needed. As an osteopathic doctor, I look at you as a whole person. Not only the psychiatric issues, but environmental, social, or underlying medical disease. I'm also more attuned to side effects of medication and how medication may actually be causing the problem. My therapy approach is a combination of insight-based (cognitive) and emotion-based (learning emotional awareness and acceptance of your body’s full range of sensations)."
Addiction
(202) 499-6257
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
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"I've been an osteopathic psychiatrist for over 27 years. Trained as both a psychotherapist and psychopharmacologist, I use a combined approach to symptoms—often talk therapy, and medication, when needed. As an osteopathic doctor, I look at you as a whole person. Not only the psychiatric issues, but environmental, social, or underlying medical disease. I'm also more attuned to side effects of medication and how medication may actually be causing the problem. My therapy approach is a combination of insight-based (cognitive) and emotion-based (learning emotional awareness and acceptance of your body’s full range of sensations)."
Anissa Maroof, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
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Office is near:
Rockville, Maryland 20852
"If you are struggling with anxiety, insomnia, and/or substance abuse, then I am here to help. If your mood symptoms led to alcohol and/or drug use, or vice versa, there is a solution. If you are seeking someone to help with your chronic pain with non-narcotic medications, then you found her. I diagnose and treat all anxiety disorders, mood disorders, substance use disorders, ADHD, insomnia, and chronic pain. If you are serious about treatment with medication and/or psychotherapy, then please contact me. I am here to help."
Addiction
(301) 684-5060
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Rockville, Maryland 20852
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Addiction
"If you are struggling with anxiety, insomnia, and/or substance abuse, then I am here to help. If your mood symptoms led to alcohol and/or drug use, or vice versa, there is a solution. If you are seeking someone to help with your chronic pain with non-narcotic medications, then you found her. I diagnose and treat all anxiety disorders, mood disorders, substance use disorders, ADHD, insomnia, and chronic pain. If you are serious about treatment with medication and/or psychotherapy, then please contact me. I am here to help."
Louis Ari Kopolow, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, DLFAPA, ACP, CGP
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Office is near:
Rockville, Maryland 20853
"You may be feeling anxious, depressed, fearful, angry, uncomfortable in social situations, or experiencing other emotional difficulties. Perhaps someone you care about is having problems. Although psychological issues can cause upsetting thoughts and feelings, physiology (body and brain) may also play a role. An evaluation with a holistic-focused psychiatrist can help you make sense of things and find treatments that work. As a Board Certified psychiatrist for 25+ years, I have specialized training and experience in recognizing and treating emotional and medical issues. My therapeutic style is active, collaborative, and solution focused."
Addiction
(240) 813-3333
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Rockville, Maryland 20853
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"You may be feeling anxious, depressed, fearful, angry, uncomfortable in social situations, or experiencing other emotional difficulties. Perhaps someone you care about is having problems. Although psychological issues can cause upsetting thoughts and feelings, physiology (body and brain) may also play a role. An evaluation with a holistic-focused psychiatrist can help you make sense of things and find treatments that work. As a Board Certified psychiatrist for 25+ years, I have specialized training and experience in recognizing and treating emotional and medical issues. My therapeutic style is active, collaborative, and solution focused."
Dr. Vani Rao MD, PLLC, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
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Rockville, Maryland 20847
"I am currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine. I am also the Director of Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry Fellowship program at Hopkins. In April 2013 I was inducted into the Miller Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence. This honor is given to the physicians who are "committed to excellence in patient care". My research interest is on psychiatric aspects of Traumatic Brain Injury (Pl read Traumatized Brain: Amazon) and made significant contributions to this field. I am currently have a private practice in Washington DC. I am board certified in Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry."
Addiction
(202) 733-6502
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Rockville, Maryland 20847
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"I am currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine. I am also the Director of Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry Fellowship program at Hopkins. In April 2013 I was inducted into the Miller Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence. This honor is given to the physicians who are "committed to excellence in patient care". My research interest is on psychiatric aspects of Traumatic Brain Injury (Pl read Traumatized Brain: Amazon) and made significant contributions to this field. I am currently have a private practice in Washington DC. I am board certified in Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry."
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Susan D Rich, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, MPH, DFAPA
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Rockville, Maryland 20847
"Named as one of Washington's Top Doctors, Dr. Rich treats children, adolescents & adults with anxiety, depressive symptoms, parenting concerns, and neurodevelopmental conditions. Did you or your child have a number of traumas (abuse, neglect, trauma, adoption, or divorce) in your family? Or, do you struggle to manage your life priorities, including your health and wellness? If you have been struggling with a confusing array of issues and/or have taken multiple medications with side effects, you may be interested in a more holistic approach with a thorough medical work up and a comprehensive evaluation for appropriate medication. "
(240) 434-0458
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Rockville, Maryland 20847
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"Named as one of Washington's Top Doctors, Dr. Rich treats children, adolescents & adults with anxiety, depressive symptoms, parenting concerns, and neurodevelopmental conditions. Did you or your child have a number of traumas (abuse, neglect, trauma, adoption, or divorce) in your family? Or, do you struggle to manage your life priorities, including your health and wellness? If you have been struggling with a confusing array of issues and/or have taken multiple medications with side effects, you may be interested in a more holistic approach with a thorough medical work up and a comprehensive evaluation for appropriate medication. "
Stacy Woods, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
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Rockville, Maryland 20852
"I am a board certified psychiatrist and completed my training at the University of Maryland at Baltimore. My patients may be seeking psychiatric help for the first time, others have tried a number of medications and have struggled to find the level of help they were seeking. With each patient I work carefully to evaluate which medication will be effective. As my patient your ongoing treatment will include consultation with you about the effects of any medication to ensure you get the maximum benefit to improve your quality of life. I can be reached by phone and email as needed."
(301) 684-8159
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Rockville, Maryland 20852
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"I am a board certified psychiatrist and completed my training at the University of Maryland at Baltimore. My patients may be seeking psychiatric help for the first time, others have tried a number of medications and have struggled to find the level of help they were seeking. With each patient I work carefully to evaluate which medication will be effective. As my patient your ongoing treatment will include consultation with you about the effects of any medication to ensure you get the maximum benefit to improve your quality of life. I can be reached by phone and email as needed."
Psychiatric Nurse, MS, APRN, PMH
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
"As a therapist, I believe that psychotherapy is an interactive/collaborative process between my client(s) and myself with a focus on creating a trusting, supportive relationship in which my client can develop and grow and work towards the goals that brought them into therapy. To accomplish this, I utilize a range of strategies."
(301) 747-3884
Verified
Rockville, Maryland 20850
"As a therapist, I believe that psychotherapy is an interactive/collaborative process between my client(s) and myself with a focus on creating a trusting, supportive relationship in which my client can develop and grow and work towards the goals that brought them into therapy. To accomplish this, I utilize a range of strategies."
Sanjeev Singhal, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
"Dr. Singhal has over 20 years of experience in treating complex and treatment resistant mental illness. Currently Frederick Psychiatry only accepts Carefirst BlueCross BlueShield. For all other insurances you can submit request for reimbursement from your insurance company based on out of network benefits and deductibles. We spend adequate time with you to evaluate, diagnose and discuss treatment. Our focus is on MED MANAGEMENT for ADHD, Anxiety, Panic attacks, Depression, Bipolar Disorder and other mental illnesses. "
(301) 327-2326
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
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"Dr. Singhal has over 20 years of experience in treating complex and treatment resistant mental illness. Currently Frederick Psychiatry only accepts Carefirst BlueCross BlueShield. For all other insurances you can submit request for reimbursement from your insurance company based on out of network benefits and deductibles. We spend adequate time with you to evaluate, diagnose and discuss treatment. Our focus is on MED MANAGEMENT for ADHD, Anxiety, Panic attacks, Depression, Bipolar Disorder and other mental illnesses. "
Amita Jha, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, MPH
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Rockville, Maryland 20852
"Board-certified adult psychiatrist, Boston University, with 25 years of experience. Accepted Insurances, Care first and BCBS/ Cigna/Aetna and UHC. Easy scheduling, check availability by clicking the website button on the left for online appointments and detailed information. We are a comprehensive psychiatry service, offering medication management with board-certified psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, 8 licensed psychotherapists in our practice. We accept care first, Cigna, UHC and Aetna Insurances. To make appointments please visit us at www.Neuroscientificinsights.com or call us 301-468-1001/1002. "
(240) 453-4561
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Rockville, Maryland 20852
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"Board-certified adult psychiatrist, Boston University, with 25 years of experience. Accepted Insurances, Care first and BCBS/ Cigna/Aetna and UHC. Easy scheduling, check availability by clicking the website button on the left for online appointments and detailed information. We are a comprehensive psychiatry service, offering medication management with board-certified psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, 8 licensed psychotherapists in our practice. We accept care first, Cigna, UHC and Aetna Insurances. To make appointments please visit us at www.Neuroscientificinsights.com or call us 301-468-1001/1002. "
Child & Adult Behavioral Health, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, CRNP
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
"Do you need medication management? I am a board-certified family psychiatric nurse practitioner. I graduated from the University of Maryland in 2009. I gained invaluable knowledge and skills during my graduate training at Johns Hopkins Medical Center, Villa Maria Continuum, and University of MD Outpatient facility. I have extensive experience in treating a vast range of mental disorders including depression, bipolar disorder, and anxiety. My patients enjoy my compassionate, non-judgmental approach. Children, adolescents, and adults are welcome!"
(240) 650-2668
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
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"Do you need medication management? I am a board-certified family psychiatric nurse practitioner. I graduated from the University of Maryland in 2009. I gained invaluable knowledge and skills during my graduate training at Johns Hopkins Medical Center, Villa Maria Continuum, and University of MD Outpatient facility. I have extensive experience in treating a vast range of mental disorders including depression, bipolar disorder, and anxiety. My patients enjoy my compassionate, non-judgmental approach. Children, adolescents, and adults are welcome!"
Grace Manglet, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MS, NP
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
"Hello! Welcome. My name is Grace Manglet. I am a Board Certified Adult Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, graduate of Columbia University, NY. I treat clients who are 16 & above in Maryland & Washington DC with mild to moderate Mental health and Psychiatric issues. You can see me for Pharmacotherapy (Medication Management) . If you are already in therapy, I will be working collaboratively with your therapist with your consent. I use a holistic approach to Psychiatric and Mental Health issues and focus on helping my clients create and maintain meaningful changes in life. "
(516) 260-4316
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
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"Hello! Welcome. My name is Grace Manglet. I am a Board Certified Adult Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, graduate of Columbia University, NY. I treat clients who are 16 & above in Maryland & Washington DC with mild to moderate Mental health and Psychiatric issues. You can see me for Pharmacotherapy (Medication Management) . If you are already in therapy, I will be working collaboratively with your therapist with your consent. I use a holistic approach to Psychiatric and Mental Health issues and focus on helping my clients create and maintain meaningful changes in life. "
Aurelio S Zerla, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
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Rockville, Maryland 20852
"I am a board certified psychiatrist and a psychoanalyst. I have a long experience in treating patients with medication and psychotherapy. I have helped many people suffering from depression, anxiety, relationship problems, mood disorders, ADHD, OCD, self defeating patters, and more. I am highly qualified in psychopharmacology and psychodynamic psychotherapy, with special expertise in mindfulness meditation, yoga breathing, relaxation techniques. I approach each person as a unique individual, with an empathic, compassionate, and affirming attitude. Medical School: University of Perugia, in my native Italy. Residency Training: Sheppard Pratt Hospital. Psychoanalytic Training: Washington Psychoanalytic Institute. Faculty: Teaching Analyst, Washington Psychoanalytic Institute ."
(301) 304-6335
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Rockville, Maryland 20852
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"I am a board certified psychiatrist and a psychoanalyst. I have a long experience in treating patients with medication and psychotherapy. I have helped many people suffering from depression, anxiety, relationship problems, mood disorders, ADHD, OCD, self defeating patters, and more. I am highly qualified in psychopharmacology and psychodynamic psychotherapy, with special expertise in mindfulness meditation, yoga breathing, relaxation techniques. I approach each person as a unique individual, with an empathic, compassionate, and affirming attitude. Medical School: University of Perugia, in my native Italy. Residency Training: Sheppard Pratt Hospital. Psychoanalytic Training: Washington Psychoanalytic Institute. Faculty: Teaching Analyst, Washington Psychoanalytic Institute ."
Sonia Juneja, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
"I specialize in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of a variety of mental disorders including mood, anxiety, psychosis, ADHD, eating disorders, insomnia and other psychosocial issues such as relationship problems, parenting, stress management and coping issues. I counsel patients from early childhood through adulthood and provide parental training to parents with young children with behavioral problems and special needs. I am available for consultation, medication evaluation, medication management, individual psychotherapy, family therapy, couples therapy and parent training."
(240) 821-6898
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
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"I specialize in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of a variety of mental disorders including mood, anxiety, psychosis, ADHD, eating disorders, insomnia and other psychosocial issues such as relationship problems, parenting, stress management and coping issues. I counsel patients from early childhood through adulthood and provide parental training to parents with young children with behavioral problems and special needs. I am available for consultation, medication evaluation, medication management, individual psychotherapy, family therapy, couples therapy and parent training."

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If you're looking for help with an addiction in Rockville or for Rockville addiction counseling these professionals provide addiction therapy (or addiction therapies) and addiction treatment in Rockville. Addictions are deceptive: they begin small and then take a hold so that behaviors as common as smoking addiction, or quitting smoking, may become challenging to change. Professional help can be vital. These professionals include addiction psychiatrists, addiction psychologists and addiction counselors in Rockville. They can help addicts with alcohol addiction, drug addictions, and less understood addictions like gambling addiction, internet addiction and sex addiction.

For substance abuse, the professionals have experience helping individuals with cocaine addiction, marijuana addiction, methamphetamines ('meth' addiction), opiate addiction and heroine addiction. They provide Rockville addiction counseling, addiction intervention, addiction support, referrals in Rockville, detox, rehab and Rockville 12 step programs.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Rockville 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 Rockville has many sub specialties including pediatric psychiatry (so check for Rockville child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Rockville). 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 Rockville, 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. Rockville Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have some basic training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.