Elise M Weisman
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, BC Verified
Office is near:
Westwood, NJ 07675
Offers video visits
Elise Weisman is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She views her clients as partners in their own mental health care. Elise views her clients holistically, with their mental health as one aspect of their multifaceted individuality. She considers it an honor to be part of an individual’s journey toward improvement of mental health or sobriety. Elise Weisman received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Binghamton University, NY. She then received her Masters of Science in Nursing from New York University, NY.
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Office is near:
Westwood, NJ 07675
Offers video visits
Elise Weisman is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She views her clients as partners in their own mental health care. Elise views her clients holistically, with their mental health as one aspect of their multifaceted individuality. She considers it an honor to be part of an individual’s journey toward improvement of mental health or sobriety. Elise Weisman received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Binghamton University, NY. She then received her Masters of Science in Nursing from New York University, NY.

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

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

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Westwood 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 Westwood has many sub specialties including pediatric psychiatry (so check for Westwood child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Westwood). 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 Westwood, or mental health nurse practitioners, generally have a MS degree in nursing (MSN) and a number of years training to become certified. Psychiatric nurse practitioners are able to assess and diagnose mental health conditions and prescribe medication. Westwood Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.