Laurie Geddes
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, CNP Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Saint Paul, MN 55101
Laurie has a special interest in children and adolescents who struggle with depression, anxiety, mood instability, and emotional dysregulation. She takes a person-centered approach that may incorporate therapeutic interventions and medication management, along with a healthy diet and exercise. She also enjoys working with adults who struggle with mood disorders, anxiety, and substance use disorders. She recommends a variety of interventions, such as family therapy, individual therapy, skills work, support groups, education, intensive outpatient treatment, and/or medication management.
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Office is near:
Downtown
Saint Paul, MN 55101
Laurie has a special interest in children and adolescents who struggle with depression, anxiety, mood instability, and emotional dysregulation. She takes a person-centered approach that may incorporate therapeutic interventions and medication management, along with a healthy diet and exercise. She also enjoys working with adults who struggle with mood disorders, anxiety, and substance use disorders. She recommends a variety of interventions, such as family therapy, individual therapy, skills work, support groups, education, intensive outpatient treatment, and/or medication management.

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Teen 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 Downtown, Saint Paul adolescent psychiatrist these professionals provide help for adolescent development and adolescent education. They include adolescent psychiatrists in Downtown, Saint Paul, adolescent psychologists, and adolescent counselors. They can help with adolescent behavior, adolescent learning and adolescent discipline.

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

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in Downtown, Saint Paul is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

Downtown, Saint Paul 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 Downtown, Saint Paul 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 Downtown, Saint Paul, 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. Downtown, Saint Paul Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.