Psychiatrist, M.D.
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
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."
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(301) 804-6111
Verified
Rockville, Maryland 20850
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Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
"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."
Susan D Rich, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, MPH, DFAPA
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Office is near:
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. "
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(240) 434-0458
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Office is near:
Rockville, Maryland 20847
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Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
"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. "
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, CRNP - , PMH
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Office is near:
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"
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(240) 702-2764
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Office is near:
Rockville, Maryland 20847
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Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
"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"
Sanjeev Singhal, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
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. "
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(301) 327-2326
Verified
Office is near:
Rockville, Maryland 20850
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Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
"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. "
Child & Adult Behavioral Health, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, CRNP
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
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!"
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(240) 650-2668
Verified
Rockville, Maryland 20850
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Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
"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!"
Alice W. Lee, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, ABIHM, ABoIM
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
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."
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(240) 546-6538
Verified
Office is near:
Rockville, Maryland 20850
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Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
"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
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
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."
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(301) 804-6490
Verified
Office is near:
Rockville, Maryland 20852
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Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
"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."
Sonia Juneja, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
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."
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(240) 821-6898
Verified
Office is near:
Rockville, Maryland 20850
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Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
"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."
Cedarbrook Psychiatric Clinic, L.L.C., Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Rockville, Maryland 20850
"Hei-Jung C. Kim, M.D. is a board certified psychiatrist and a Christian psychiatrist who has been caring for patients for over 30 years. She has earned a reputation for successfully helping patients to manage their illnesses and improve their quality of life. She is experienced in dealing with acute, complex cases needing intensive intervention as well as complicated medication management issues. She encourages patients' families to participate in the treatment process when appropriate. She believes each patient is unique, and they and their caregivers deserve to be respected and heard when formulating appropriate treatment plans."
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(301) 909-5902
Verified
Rockville, Maryland 20850
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
"Hei-Jung C. Kim, M.D. is a board certified psychiatrist and a Christian psychiatrist who has been caring for patients for over 30 years. She has earned a reputation for successfully helping patients to manage their illnesses and improve their quality of life. She is experienced in dealing with acute, complex cases needing intensive intervention as well as complicated medication management issues. She encourages patients' families to participate in the treatment process when appropriate. She believes each patient is unique, and they and their caregivers deserve to be respected and heard when formulating appropriate treatment plans."
Liza Losada Schor, Psychiatric Nurse
Psychiatric Nurse, APRN
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Rockville, Maryland 20850
"Are you worried about your child or adolescent? Has a teacher or a pediatrician expressed some concern over your child's mood or behavior? Do you have a teen who is brimming with potential but seems sad or stuck? Do they worry too much? Perhaps your family or child has suffered a loss or trauma that may be getting in the way of their ability to be successful or enjoy things. If any of these apply to you then I can help. I offer a safe, non-judgmental space where young people and their families can be heard and supported."
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(240) 442-1647
Verified
Office is near:
Rockville, Maryland 20850
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Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
"Are you worried about your child or adolescent? Has a teacher or a pediatrician expressed some concern over your child's mood or behavior? Do you have a teen who is brimming with potential but seems sad or stuck? Do they worry too much? Perhaps your family or child has suffered a loss or trauma that may be getting in the way of their ability to be successful or enjoy things. If any of these apply to you then I can help. I offer a safe, non-judgmental space where young people and their families can be heard and supported."
Miriam G. Bloom, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Rockville, Maryland 20852
"My work as a psychiatrist is to appreciate the complexities of each person that enters my office. Understanding each patient requires careful listening and learning about childhood development and experiences, strengths and goals, academic and professional accomplishments, and quality of family and personal relationships. Psychiatric symptoms are evaluated and diagnosed, with the goals of relieving suffering, and growing a life of self knowledge, healthy relationships, and personal fulfillment. I treat children, adolescents and adults; I have a special interest in treating young children with ADHD, autism, and/or learning disorders."
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(301) 881-5005
Verified
Rockville, Maryland 20852
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Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
"My work as a psychiatrist is to appreciate the complexities of each person that enters my office. Understanding each patient requires careful listening and learning about childhood development and experiences, strengths and goals, academic and professional accomplishments, and quality of family and personal relationships. Psychiatric symptoms are evaluated and diagnosed, with the goals of relieving suffering, and growing a life of self knowledge, healthy relationships, and personal fulfillment. I treat children, adolescents and adults; I have a special interest in treating young children with ADHD, autism, and/or learning disorders."
Angela Harrison Brantley, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Rockville, Maryland 20852
"As a Board Certified Adult and Child Psychiatrist, I enjoy working with both populations. I help adults understand that if they do not take care of their own mental health, they may have difficulty being the best for themselves and their children. We all know that our children are our greatest asset. Choosing a medication for your child is a complex and difficult decision. I understand the ambivalence associated with this delicate step for some. I have vast experience managing ADHD and behavioral problems in children along with Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder and OCD in the both the pediatric and adult populations."
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(301) 685-1395
Verified
Rockville, Maryland 20852
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Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
"As a Board Certified Adult and Child Psychiatrist, I enjoy working with both populations. I help adults understand that if they do not take care of their own mental health, they may have difficulty being the best for themselves and their children. We all know that our children are our greatest asset. Choosing a medication for your child is a complex and difficult decision. I understand the ambivalence associated with this delicate step for some. I have vast experience managing ADHD and behavioral problems in children along with Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder and OCD in the both the pediatric and adult populations."
James Park, Psychiatric Nurse
Psychiatric Nurse, PMHNP, CRNP, Adult, Teen
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Rockville, Maryland 20853
"I specialize in treating depression, anxiety, panic-attacks, bipolar disorder, and other mental health challenges. I take the time to understand you and see your lived experience, not just categorize symptoms into a diagnosis. I work collaboratively with each client to relieve suffering and see enduring results. In addition to medication management, I provide psychotherapy for adults and adolescents. For children, I provide medication management only. "
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(443) 501-2806
Verified
Office is near:
Rockville, Maryland 20853
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Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
"I specialize in treating depression, anxiety, panic-attacks, bipolar disorder, and other mental health challenges. I take the time to understand you and see your lived experience, not just categorize symptoms into a diagnosis. I work collaboratively with each client to relieve suffering and see enduring results. In addition to medication management, I provide psychotherapy for adults and adolescents. For children, I provide medication management only. "
Layan Zhang, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Rockville, Maryland 20850
"I am double board-certified in Child Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry. My practice philosophy is to first educate my patients and their legal guardians the most up-to-date treatment guidelines on the issues they present, ensure they fully understand treatment protocols, and then work together to make treatment decisions. I will be there for my patients all the way to their recovery. "
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(240) 261-7770
Verified
Office is near:
Rockville, Maryland 20850
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Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
"I am double board-certified in Child Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry. My practice philosophy is to first educate my patients and their legal guardians the most up-to-date treatment guidelines on the issues they present, ensure they fully understand treatment protocols, and then work together to make treatment decisions. I will be there for my patients all the way to their recovery. "
Memouna Foudjou, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP-B, FNP-BC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
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."
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(240) 702-1400
Verified
Office is near:
Rockville, Maryland 20850
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Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
"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."
Patrick Brown, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, MA, APRN, PMHNP
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Rockville, Maryland 20850
"Are you isolating more, spending all day in bed, finding it difficult to leave your home? Perhaps you're afraid to leave, with crippling panic attacks or social anxiety? Do you spend all day traveling to appointments, lack transportation, or are just tired of starting over with a new provider when the last one moves to another city or state? I get it, that sounds frustrating. I founded MODYFI (www.modyfi.com) to get people the help they need in a way that works for them. VIDEO VISITS allow me to have a face-to-face appointment with you wherever you are, and all you need is a smart phone, tablet, or computer. "
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(833) 223-8974
Verified
Rockville, Maryland 20850
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Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
"Are you isolating more, spending all day in bed, finding it difficult to leave your home? Perhaps you're afraid to leave, with crippling panic attacks or social anxiety? Do you spend all day traveling to appointments, lack transportation, or are just tired of starting over with a new provider when the last one moves to another city or state? I get it, that sounds frustrating. I founded MODYFI (www.modyfi.com) to get people the help they need in a way that works for them. VIDEO VISITS allow me to have a face-to-face appointment with you wherever you are, and all you need is a smart phone, tablet, or computer. "
Gioia M Guerrieri, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, DO, FAPA, RYT-200
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Rockville, Maryland 20852
"Please feel free to schedule a 15-minute complimentary call to see if I would be a good fit for you (current new patient appointment wait-time: 12-wks). I treat each patient within a holistic frame that includes a review of the biological, psychological, and lifestyle factors that brought them to me: we work together to make a treatment plan. I ask my patients teach me about their mood experiences/symptoms and to share their personal goals. My practice style is Integrative: I combine Osteopathic, Yoga, and Nutrition principles in my work and have specific expertise in psychopharmacology. See below for qualifications/credentials."
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(301) 321-7710
Verified
Office is near:
Rockville, Maryland 20852
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Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
"Please feel free to schedule a 15-minute complimentary call to see if I would be a good fit for you (current new patient appointment wait-time: 12-wks). I treat each patient within a holistic frame that includes a review of the biological, psychological, and lifestyle factors that brought them to me: we work together to make a treatment plan. I ask my patients teach me about their mood experiences/symptoms and to share their personal goals. My practice style is Integrative: I combine Osteopathic, Yoga, and Nutrition principles in my work and have specific expertise in psychopharmacology. See below for qualifications/credentials."
Terri Pargot, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, D.O.
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
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)."
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(202) 499-6257
Verified
Office is near:
Rockville, Maryland 20850
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Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
"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)."
Mindy Shankman, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Rockville, Maryland 20852
"As a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist, I work with clients throughout their life cycle. I see patients individually, in family settings and couples. When treating a child or adolescent, you are really helping a whole family system regain balance and stability. I work with people with a wide range of disorders and life issues. I patients with Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders. I also work with children and adolescents with academic and developmental difficulties which may include Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Learning Disabilities, Executive Functioning Difficulties and Asperger's Syndrome."
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(301) 710-0909
Verified
Rockville, Maryland 20852
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
"As a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist, I work with clients throughout their life cycle. I see patients individually, in family settings and couples. When treating a child or adolescent, you are really helping a whole family system regain balance and stability. I work with people with a wide range of disorders and life issues. I patients with Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders. I also work with children and adolescents with academic and developmental difficulties which may include Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Learning Disabilities, Executive Functioning Difficulties and Asperger's Syndrome."
Anissa Maroof, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
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."
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(301) 684-5060
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Office is near:
Rockville, Maryland 20852
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Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
"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."

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Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19) Psychiatrists
Adolescence describes the teenage years between 13 and 19 and can be considered the transitional stage from childhood to adulthood. However the physical and psychological changes that occur in adolescence can start earlier, and it can be a time of both disorientation and discovery. The transitional period can bring up issues of independence and self-identity. Sometimes teens may be experimenting with drugs and alcohol or sexuality. During this time, peer groups and external appearance tend to increase in importance.

For help with adolescents or for a Rockville adolescent psychiatrist these professionals provide help for adolescent development and adolescent education. They include adolescent psychiatrists in Rockville, adolescent psychologists, and adolescent counselors. They can help with adolescent behavior, adolescent learning and adolescent discipline.

Rockville teen Psychiatrists also provide help for troubled teens in Rockville or troubled teen boys and girls. For parents of out-of-control teens, Rockville psychiatrists can help with communicating and understanding your teen. And psychiatrists in Rockville can help with teenager behavior and teen learning issues.

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.