Psychiatrists in Gulf Shores, AL

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White Pine Mental Health & Wellness
Psychiatrist, MPAS, PA-C, CAQ
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My passion as a Psychiatric Physician Assistant is to work with individuals who want a compassionate and comprehensive approach to their mental wellness. I take the time to get to know you and the details of not just your illness, but of you as a person. With this information, we can make an accurate diagnosis and choose a treatment plan tailored specifically to you and your goals. I especially love providing patients who have felt discouraged with either their symptoms or their previous treatments a supportive and encouraging experience with care.
(208) 565-2439
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Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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Online Psychiatrists

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Dr. Chenhang Zou
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Zou is welcoming new patients seeking specialized treatment for anxiety, depression, trauma, OCD, bipolar disorder, and other psychiatric concerns. As a holistic psychiatrist, Dr. Zou draws from a wide-ranging toolbox of treatment options - including psychotherapy, psycho-education and lifestyle adaptations in addition to medication where appropriate. Consequently, patients benefit from a well-integrated approach to care that is both systematic and thorough.
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Mobile, AL 36602
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Janak Ghelani
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Ghelani is a psychiatrist who provides psychiatric assessment and medication management to children, adolescents, and adults (5+ years old). Dr. Ghelani is a part of the Comprehensive MedPsych Systems (CMPS) team, a private interdisciplinary behavioral health practice that offers a broad range individualized and empirically-based psychiatric, evaluation, and therapeutic services for children, adolescents, adults, and families. I OFFER SERVICES IN OUR FAIRHOPE AND MOBILE, AL OFFICES.
(251) 220-2860
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Fairhope, AL 36532
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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Gulf Shores 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 Gulf Shores 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 Gulf Shores, 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. Gulf Shores Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.
How to find the right Psychiatrist?

If you're finding it difficult to find the right psychiatrist in Gulf Shores, don't worry--you're not alone. Psychiatrists are highly specialized professionals. They tend to be busy--appointments can be short (e.g. 15 mins.)--and so as a potential client you can sometimes feel lost or confused. Don't let this deter you.

Begin first by checking the psychiatrists listed here nearest to you. If they are limited in number, expand out your search geographically (Broaden your Search) and see who's available further afield. Use the links in the left nav bar to find the relevant insurance, if you intend to use your health insurance to pay for the provider.

If you're still finding it difficult to find a psychiatrist in Gulf Shores, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in Gulf Shores as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( Gulf Shores). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.