Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, NP Verified
Verified
Brooklyn, NY 11211
*I offer video sessions for new and returning patients.* I am a Board-Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner providing psychotherapy and treatment with medications to children, adolescents, and adults. My approach involves an integrated style that blends elements of psychoanalysis, trauma-informed care, attachment theory, and mindfulness to assist you through life’s difficulties. I believe in creating a holistic treatment plan that acknowledges the complex needs of each person.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(315) 351-2468
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Brooklyn, NY 11211
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
*I offer video sessions for new and returning patients.* I am a Board-Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner providing psychotherapy and treatment with medications to children, adolescents, and adults. My approach involves an integrated style that blends elements of psychoanalysis, trauma-informed care, attachment theory, and mindfulness to assist you through life’s difficulties. I believe in creating a holistic treatment plan that acknowledges the complex needs of each person.
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Psychiatrist, MD, MBBS Verified
Verified
Brooklyn, NY 11232
I am a Board Certified Psychiatrist in New York City. I have trained in Psychodynamic psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family and Marital therapy, as well as Psychiatric Medication Management. I have always believed that brain health is the key to every form of well being and every individual regardless of their diagnosis or symptoms has the potential to be healthier. Whether your reasons for seeking treatment include treatment-resistant hallucinations, persistent irritability, dysphoria, insomnia, wanting to perform better at work- the core principles of treatment are often similar.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(929) 238-9698
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Brooklyn, NY 11232
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
I am a Board Certified Psychiatrist in New York City. I have trained in Psychodynamic psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family and Marital therapy, as well as Psychiatric Medication Management. I have always believed that brain health is the key to every form of well being and every individual regardless of their diagnosis or symptoms has the potential to be healthier. Whether your reasons for seeking treatment include treatment-resistant hallucinations, persistent irritability, dysphoria, insomnia, wanting to perform better at work- the core principles of treatment are often similar.
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Brooklyn, NY 11201
I am board-certified in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of a broad spectrum of psychiatric conditions and addiction issues. I have completed fellowship at the Institute of Psychoanalytic Education. I have extensive experience in psychopharmacology and psychotherapy and am committed to providing compassionate, top quality mental health care and addiction problems that is customized to meet each of my patient's individual needs. Initial consultation consists of a comprehensive psychiatric assessment. I will also carefully screen for commonly missed coexisting conditions.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(347) 252-3841
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Brooklyn, NY 11201
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
I am board-certified in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of a broad spectrum of psychiatric conditions and addiction issues. I have completed fellowship at the Institute of Psychoanalytic Education. I have extensive experience in psychopharmacology and psychotherapy and am committed to providing compassionate, top quality mental health care and addiction problems that is customized to meet each of my patient's individual needs. Initial consultation consists of a comprehensive psychiatric assessment. I will also carefully screen for commonly missed coexisting conditions.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Brooklyn, NY 11242
Are you having difficulty with work, school, relationships or feeling stuck, anxious or unhappy? I am a board-certified psychiatrist providing adults, children and adolescents with compassionate, expert care incorporating the latest evidence based practices and integrative approaches to help you feel better. I specialize in work with children and adolescents in the areas of mood, anxiety, ADHD, OCD, tics, developmental and behavioral issues. I also welcome adults to my practice who may need help with depression, anxiety/panic, OCD, ADHD or struggling with stress related to work, relationships, transitions or career development.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(646) 663-4145
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Brooklyn, NY 11242
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Are you having difficulty with work, school, relationships or feeling stuck, anxious or unhappy? I am a board-certified psychiatrist providing adults, children and adolescents with compassionate, expert care incorporating the latest evidence based practices and integrative approaches to help you feel better. I specialize in work with children and adolescents in the areas of mood, anxiety, ADHD, OCD, tics, developmental and behavioral issues. I also welcome adults to my practice who may need help with depression, anxiety/panic, OCD, ADHD or struggling with stress related to work, relationships, transitions or career development.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Brooklyn, NY 11201
I am a psychiatrist, specializing in psychodynamic psychotherapy and psychopharmacology. I trained in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the New Presbyterian Hospital combined program of Columbia and Cornell Universities and Adult Psychiatry at Saint Vincent Hospital. During my training, I held a number of leadership positions and was honored with the Edward J. Sachar award for compassion and excellence in Psychiatry by the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(347) 308-9180
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Office is near:
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
I am a psychiatrist, specializing in psychodynamic psychotherapy and psychopharmacology. I trained in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the New Presbyterian Hospital combined program of Columbia and Cornell Universities and Adult Psychiatry at Saint Vincent Hospital. During my training, I held a number of leadership positions and was honored with the Edward J. Sachar award for compassion and excellence in Psychiatry by the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons.
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Psychiatrist, DO Verified
Verified
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Dr. Rybakov is a compassionate and insightful psychiatrist, treating adults, adolescents and children with a variety of issues including attention deficit disorders (ADHD), anxiety disorders, depression, mood disorders and post traumatic stress disorders and stress related problems. Dr. Rybakov also provides tele-psychiatry follow up visits for busy adults and students. Dr. Rybakov splits his time between private practice, teaching and being a director of a community mental health center. Dr. Rybakov is not affiliated with any insurance plans. Documentation will be provided that can be submitted to insurance companies for reimbursement.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(212) 645-1896
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Brooklyn, NY 11201
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Dr. Rybakov is a compassionate and insightful psychiatrist, treating adults, adolescents and children with a variety of issues including attention deficit disorders (ADHD), anxiety disorders, depression, mood disorders and post traumatic stress disorders and stress related problems. Dr. Rybakov also provides tele-psychiatry follow up visits for busy adults and students. Dr. Rybakov splits his time between private practice, teaching and being a director of a community mental health center. Dr. Rybakov is not affiliated with any insurance plans. Documentation will be provided that can be submitted to insurance companies for reimbursement.
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Psychiatrist, MD, MBBS Verified
Verified
Brooklyn, NY 11201
I am a Board Certified Psychiatrist in New York City . I have trained in psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, family/marital therapy, as well as psychiatric medication management. I believe that brain health is the key to every form of well being, and every individual regardless of their diagnosis or symptoms, has the potential to be healthier. Whether your reasons for seeking treatment include hallucinations, irritability, dysphoria, insomnia, wanting to perform better at work-the core principles of treatment are often similar.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(212) 655-0541
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Brooklyn, NY 11201
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
I am a Board Certified Psychiatrist in New York City . I have trained in psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, family/marital therapy, as well as psychiatric medication management. I believe that brain health is the key to every form of well being, and every individual regardless of their diagnosis or symptoms, has the potential to be healthier. Whether your reasons for seeking treatment include hallucinations, irritability, dysphoria, insomnia, wanting to perform better at work-the core principles of treatment are often similar.
Psychiatrist, MD., FAPA, FAACAP Verified
Verified
Brooklyn, NY 11238
I am a psychiatrist practicing Telepsychiatry in New York, Michigan, and Florida. I have experience and training as both a physician and a psychotherapist and understand the complicated nature of mental health including the role of biology and epigenetics. I graduated from New York University School of Medicine in 1981 and I have worked for school systems, clinics and hospitals. I am board certified to treat children, adolescents and adults. I look forward to meeting with you to help you and your family.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(516) 407-7024
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Brooklyn, NY 11238
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
I am a psychiatrist practicing Telepsychiatry in New York, Michigan, and Florida. I have experience and training as both a physician and a psychotherapist and understand the complicated nature of mental health including the role of biology and epigenetics. I graduated from New York University School of Medicine in 1981 and I have worked for school systems, clinics and hospitals. I am board certified to treat children, adolescents and adults. I look forward to meeting with you to help you and your family.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Brooklyn, NY 11217
You deserve to live your best life, and I would like to help. I am an experienced, compassionate psychiatrist and psychotherapist serving the Brooklyn community. I utilize a balanced blend of psychotherapy, medication, and complementary approaches to help you find lasting solutions for both your mental health and your overall well-being. While I can assist with many concerns, I specialize in anxiety, depression, bipolar disorders, ADHD, trauma, life transitions, and relationship issues. I am experienced in treating children, adolescents, adults, and individuals of all sexual orientations. We'll take a collaborative approach to help you achieve your goals.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(646) 606-2663
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Brooklyn, NY 11217
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
You deserve to live your best life, and I would like to help. I am an experienced, compassionate psychiatrist and psychotherapist serving the Brooklyn community. I utilize a balanced blend of psychotherapy, medication, and complementary approaches to help you find lasting solutions for both your mental health and your overall well-being. While I can assist with many concerns, I specialize in anxiety, depression, bipolar disorders, ADHD, trauma, life transitions, and relationship issues. I am experienced in treating children, adolescents, adults, and individuals of all sexual orientations. We'll take a collaborative approach to help you achieve your goals.
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, DNP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Dr. Tara Thompson, DNP, PMHNP-BC is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner providing care to patients in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York. Dr. Tara started her career as a therapist after earning a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology degree from Eastern University where she was trained in cognitive-behavioral therapy and systemic therapy. She later decided to change direction and pursue an education and career in nursing where she worked in cardiology and neurology.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(862) 272-3884
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Office is near:
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Dr. Tara Thompson, DNP, PMHNP-BC is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner providing care to patients in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York. Dr. Tara started her career as a therapist after earning a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology degree from Eastern University where she was trained in cognitive-behavioral therapy and systemic therapy. She later decided to change direction and pursue an education and career in nursing where she worked in cardiology and neurology.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Brooklyn, NY 11206
I am a board-certified psychiatrist and graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and New York University (NYU). After graduating as chief resident, I went on to pursue a fellowship and work in the public sector serving those most in need. My clients often include those that have been struggling with difficulties that impair their day to day function, leaving them unsatisfied, unhappy or struggling with inner turmoil or anxiety. My clients will often seek out and benefit from therapy, coaching, medication or a combination of the above. Please don’t hesitate to reach our for a free initial phone consultation.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(718) 550-3180
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Office is near:
Brooklyn, NY 11206
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
I am a board-certified psychiatrist and graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and New York University (NYU). After graduating as chief resident, I went on to pursue a fellowship and work in the public sector serving those most in need. My clients often include those that have been struggling with difficulties that impair their day to day function, leaving them unsatisfied, unhappy or struggling with inner turmoil or anxiety. My clients will often seek out and benefit from therapy, coaching, medication or a combination of the above. Please don’t hesitate to reach our for a free initial phone consultation.
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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, MSN, BC Verified
Verified
Brooklyn, NY 11242
I understand the stigma around mental health treatment can make initiation intimidating,because of this i offer a non judgmental, safe, and confidential space to get the treatment you need.As well i will always focus on the individual and not just the diagnosis. Medication management cannot be done properly if people are all treated the same.I offer services such as medication management, medication review ,medical marijuana ,and first time consultations to discuss a treatment plan. My focus is to provide a more personal experience where we can work as a team to assure optimal care and ensure all needs are met. i'm at 3 locations
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(646) 907-6221
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Brooklyn, NY 11242
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
I understand the stigma around mental health treatment can make initiation intimidating,because of this i offer a non judgmental, safe, and confidential space to get the treatment you need.As well i will always focus on the individual and not just the diagnosis. Medication management cannot be done properly if people are all treated the same.I offer services such as medication management, medication review ,medical marijuana ,and first time consultations to discuss a treatment plan. My focus is to provide a more personal experience where we can work as a team to assure optimal care and ensure all needs are met. i'm at 3 locations
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Psychiatrist, DO Verified
Verified
Brooklyn, NY 11211
WE DO GeneSight testing! Dr. Elizabeth L Leung is a board certified psychiatrist, who trained at New York Medical College and Icahn School of Medicine with fellowship training in psychosomatic medicine. Dr. Leung has expertise in treating depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, ADHD, OCD, relationship difficulties, adjustment issues, trauma, and grief. In an effort to stay current with all fields in psychiatry, she attends major academic conferences. Dr. Leung currently has affiliation with multiple prestige institutes and is associate clinical professor at Hoftra School of Medicine at Northwell Health.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(917) 909-8271
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Brooklyn, NY 11211
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
WE DO GeneSight testing! Dr. Elizabeth L Leung is a board certified psychiatrist, who trained at New York Medical College and Icahn School of Medicine with fellowship training in psychosomatic medicine. Dr. Leung has expertise in treating depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, ADHD, OCD, relationship difficulties, adjustment issues, trauma, and grief. In an effort to stay current with all fields in psychiatry, she attends major academic conferences. Dr. Leung currently has affiliation with multiple prestige institutes and is associate clinical professor at Hoftra School of Medicine at Northwell Health.
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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, BC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Urgent telepsychiatry/video medication refill appointments available! I am a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner, I provide a holistic approach to ensuring your highest-quality care and safety. I prescribe medication and lifestyle changes in the context of a therapeutic relationship to support both biochemical l and psychosocial interventions to support such changes. I treat children and adults of all ages seeking to support their wellness in a variety of ways including strengthening academic and work performance, improving interpersonal relationships, and decreasing debilitating anxiety, sleep and mood disturbances.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(646) 863-5357
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Office is near:
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Urgent telepsychiatry/video medication refill appointments available! I am a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner, I provide a holistic approach to ensuring your highest-quality care and safety. I prescribe medication and lifestyle changes in the context of a therapeutic relationship to support both biochemical l and psychosocial interventions to support such changes. I treat children and adults of all ages seeking to support their wellness in a variety of ways including strengthening academic and work performance, improving interpersonal relationships, and decreasing debilitating anxiety, sleep and mood disturbances.
Psychiatrist, MD
Office is near:
Brooklyn, NY 11215
I am a psychiatrist who deeply believes in the importance of quality of life. Living with a healthy quality of life seems simple but is actually very challenging. Given the complex nature of romantic relationships, family/friend relationships, work stress, vocational aspirations, financial stress, life changes, and decision-making, just to name a few examples, difficult emotions seem natural. Such emotions can include anxiety, sadness, anger, regret, rage, loneliness, boredom, irritability, frustration, and disappointment. I am naturally an empathic person, and having studied, trained, and graduated from Harvard, Yale, and Cornell, I am a dedicated psychiatrist who desires to, and is trained to, help you.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(646) 679-5719
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Office is near:
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
I am a psychiatrist who deeply believes in the importance of quality of life. Living with a healthy quality of life seems simple but is actually very challenging. Given the complex nature of romantic relationships, family/friend relationships, work stress, vocational aspirations, financial stress, life changes, and decision-making, just to name a few examples, difficult emotions seem natural. Such emotions can include anxiety, sadness, anger, regret, rage, loneliness, boredom, irritability, frustration, and disappointment. I am naturally an empathic person, and having studied, trained, and graduated from Harvard, Yale, and Cornell, I am a dedicated psychiatrist who desires to, and is trained to, help you.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Brooklyn, NY 11209
Hello and welcome to my practice. I am Dr Rezk; Board Certified Psychiatrist. I graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. I also did Psychodynamic psychotherapy fellowship at MSSM. My interest is towards my patients and my patients are my priority. I love my career and I love to take care of my patients. My 2 private Practice locations are at Bay Ridge BK and Astoria Queens which is very convenient and near transportation. We handle the work in a great team work manner and do great patients' care.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(347) 578-7340
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Brooklyn, NY 11209
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Hello and welcome to my practice. I am Dr Rezk; Board Certified Psychiatrist. I graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. I also did Psychodynamic psychotherapy fellowship at MSSM. My interest is towards my patients and my patients are my priority. I love my career and I love to take care of my patients. My 2 private Practice locations are at Bay Ridge BK and Astoria Queens which is very convenient and near transportation. We handle the work in a great team work manner and do great patients' care.
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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MS, PMHNP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Currently Accepting New Patients - Visit my website before calling. I am an out of network provider. Therefore, I do not take co-pays or insurance. I provide patients with a bill/receipt that they can submit to insurance for reimbursement. My initial evaluations are $300 and my follow up visits are $200 per 30 minutes.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(646) 798-1236
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Office is near:
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Currently Accepting New Patients - Visit my website before calling. I am an out of network provider. Therefore, I do not take co-pays or insurance. I provide patients with a bill/receipt that they can submit to insurance for reimbursement. My initial evaluations are $300 and my follow up visits are $200 per 30 minutes.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Brooklyn, NY 11201
At this time Dr. Ganim's office is full and not accepting any new patients. This may change in the near future. I am a Board Certified Psychiatrist and I have experience in treating people from all cultures and backgrounds and have a genuine interest in their individual story as well as providing compassionate care. I provide the safest options in starting treatment which sometimes may including coming off of certain medications.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(646) 760-1980
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Office is near:
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
At this time Dr. Ganim's office is full and not accepting any new patients. This may change in the near future. I am a Board Certified Psychiatrist and I have experience in treating people from all cultures and backgrounds and have a genuine interest in their individual story as well as providing compassionate care. I provide the safest options in starting treatment which sometimes may including coming off of certain medications.
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Psychiatrist, MD, MBBS Verified
Verified
Brooklyn, NY 11217
I am a Board Certified Psychiatrist , with a special interest in integrative psychiatry and treatment resistance. I have also trained in psychodynamic psychotherapy , family and marital therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Finding a psychiatrist can be a challenge , and it is important that you are listened to , your thoughts and ideas addressed, and through history and evaluation is utilized to ensure quality care. Whatever your reasons for seeking a psychiatrist ,with dedication and perseverance most people have the potential to feel better and achieve symptom relief. Please view my website and blog at gaba.healthcare
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(929) 334-4069
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Brooklyn, NY 11217
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
I am a Board Certified Psychiatrist , with a special interest in integrative psychiatry and treatment resistance. I have also trained in psychodynamic psychotherapy , family and marital therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Finding a psychiatrist can be a challenge , and it is important that you are listened to , your thoughts and ideas addressed, and through history and evaluation is utilized to ensure quality care. Whatever your reasons for seeking a psychiatrist ,with dedication and perseverance most people have the potential to feel better and achieve symptom relief. Please view my website and blog at gaba.healthcare
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Brooklyn, NY 11211
You're already making progress toward improving yourself by taking the steps to look for support. Whether you’re looking to treat your depression or anxiety, for help with a life challenge or transition, or you're seeking to deepen your personal development, I’m here to assist you by building on your strengths and examining what’s holding you back. **Please note I do not accept insurance in my private practice**
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(917) 905-9583
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Brooklyn, NY 11211
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
You're already making progress toward improving yourself by taking the steps to look for support. Whether you’re looking to treat your depression or anxiety, for help with a life challenge or transition, or you're seeking to deepen your personal development, I’m here to assist you by building on your strengths and examining what’s holding you back. **Please note I do not accept insurance in my private practice**

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

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

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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