Stanley M Cole
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Somerville, MA 02144
While I am not taking patients at the moment, I do keep a waiting list. I practice a personal kind of psychiatry that is disappearing in the era of highly managed psychiatric care and the fifteen minute medication visit. Even managing medication for a patient seeing another therapist, my follow-up visits are all 25-45 minutes, and I remain interested in the big picture of each patient as an individual human being who I am helping to get better and move ahead in his or her life. I have to remain in touch with what is going on in the lives of my patients, rather than merely tallying up symptoms and writing prescriptions.
Anxiety
(617) 934-7634
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Somerville, MA 02144
Anxiety
While I am not taking patients at the moment, I do keep a waiting list. I practice a personal kind of psychiatry that is disappearing in the era of highly managed psychiatric care and the fifteen minute medication visit. Even managing medication for a patient seeing another therapist, my follow-up visits are all 25-45 minutes, and I remain interested in the big picture of each patient as an individual human being who I am helping to get better and move ahead in his or her life. I have to remain in touch with what is going on in the lives of my patients, rather than merely tallying up symptoms and writing prescriptions.
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Joseph Lavoie
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN-BC Verified
Verified
Somerville, MA 02144
Joseph Lavoie is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. He received his Master of Science in Nursing at Northeastern University and completed undergraduate study at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. His training stressed the importance of taking a comprehensive approach to providing individualized care to patients of all ages. His experience includes providing medical and psychiatric nursing care for patients in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings, Director of Education for an acute care inpatient hospital, and as a Clinical Instructor for Northeastern University’s nursing program.
Anxiety
(857) 663-7637 x119
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Somerville, MA 02144
Anxiety
Joseph Lavoie is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. He received his Master of Science in Nursing at Northeastern University and completed undergraduate study at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. His training stressed the importance of taking a comprehensive approach to providing individualized care to patients of all ages. His experience includes providing medical and psychiatric nursing care for patients in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings, Director of Education for an acute care inpatient hospital, and as a Clinical Instructor for Northeastern University’s nursing program.
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Roberta K Taylor
Psychiatric Nurse, MEd, BCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Somerville, MA 02143
What does it mean to be in your 60's or 70's? Looking in the mirror and noticing new lines that weren't there before is startling, but expected. What you didn't prepare for is the unease of wondering where you fit in, how to fill your days, or what the future holds. The sense of loss that comes along with aging is starting to take its toll- the loss of youth, loss of purpose and possibly loss of important relationships. You know that you need a new perspective, and you want to discover parts of yourself or explore new and exciting ways of living your life, but you need help in getting there.
Anxiety
(781) 369-5205
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Anxiety
What does it mean to be in your 60's or 70's? Looking in the mirror and noticing new lines that weren't there before is startling, but expected. What you didn't prepare for is the unease of wondering where you fit in, how to fill your days, or what the future holds. The sense of loss that comes along with aging is starting to take its toll- the loss of youth, loss of purpose and possibly loss of important relationships. You know that you need a new perspective, and you want to discover parts of yourself or explore new and exciting ways of living your life, but you need help in getting there.
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Thiago Godoi
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Somerville, MA 02144
Navigating the mental health system can be complicated. I can be your starting point. If you are considering medication or therapy for your mental health, I am here to listen and discuss the different treatment approaches.
Anxiety
(508) 433-3747
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Somerville, MA 02144
Anxiety
Navigating the mental health system can be complicated. I can be your starting point. If you are considering medication or therapy for your mental health, I am here to listen and discuss the different treatment approaches.
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Francisco Agrait
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Somerville, MA 02143
I am a Harvard and MGH-affiliated psychiatrist and psychotherapist located in downtown Boston. My expertise includes the use of psychodynamic psychotherapy, along with thoughtful medication management, to address symptoms of depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, and attentional disorders. I strive to provide a safe and welcoming environment in an effort to facilitate personal growth through therapeutic exploration.
Anxiety
(617) 600-3283
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Somerville, MA 02143
Anxiety
I am a Harvard and MGH-affiliated psychiatrist and psychotherapist located in downtown Boston. My expertise includes the use of psychodynamic psychotherapy, along with thoughtful medication management, to address symptoms of depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, and attentional disorders. I strive to provide a safe and welcoming environment in an effort to facilitate personal growth through therapeutic exploration.
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Carly Ramos
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN-BC Verified
Verified
Somerville, MA 02144
Carly Ramos RN PMHNP is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner clinically educated in treating patients with mental health diagnoses across the lifespan. Carly earned her Bachelor’s of Nursing Degree at Hartwick College in Oneonta New York where she was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Society, received the Emerson International Internship Scholarship, and was named Faculty Scholar. Carly continued her nursing education at Northeastern University earning a Master’s Degree in Advanced Psychiatric Nursing and awarded a position at Boston Medical Center as an Autism Fellow.
Anxiety
(857) 995-9350 x119
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Somerville, MA 02144
Anxiety
Carly Ramos RN PMHNP is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner clinically educated in treating patients with mental health diagnoses across the lifespan. Carly earned her Bachelor’s of Nursing Degree at Hartwick College in Oneonta New York where she was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Society, received the Emerson International Internship Scholarship, and was named Faculty Scholar. Carly continued her nursing education at Northeastern University earning a Master’s Degree in Advanced Psychiatric Nursing and awarded a position at Boston Medical Center as an Autism Fellow.
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Colleen Madden
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN-BC Verified
Verified
Somerville, MA 02144
Colleen Madden is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. As an RN, Colleen worked in triage and the inpatient bipolar and schizophrenia unit at McLean Hospital. Prior to coming to Life Changes Group, Colleen worked as a psychiatric NP in community mental health and forensic settings. Colleen's professional interests include depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and adverse childhood experiences. Colleen specializes in evidence-based practices to support clients looking for a more collaborative, open-minded, and direct approach to address their treatment needs.
Anxiety
(617) 712-2008
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Somerville, MA 02144
Anxiety
Colleen Madden is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. As an RN, Colleen worked in triage and the inpatient bipolar and schizophrenia unit at McLean Hospital. Prior to coming to Life Changes Group, Colleen worked as a psychiatric NP in community mental health and forensic settings. Colleen's professional interests include depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and adverse childhood experiences. Colleen specializes in evidence-based practices to support clients looking for a more collaborative, open-minded, and direct approach to address their treatment needs.
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Jenny P Melguizo
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, RN, BSN, MSN, PMHNP-B Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Somerville, MA 02143
Looking forward to helping you achieve mental health by maximizing your strengths. I take a holistic approach to care that incorporates therapy with thoughtful medication management. Each individual's journey is unique, as is the way in which we process our environment(internal & external). I look forward to partnering with you. Treatment is a wellness journey, with an aim to enhance motivation and achieve clear goals. ***Currently only accepting referrals for Psychopharm services. Requirement that clients seeking assistance with medication management have a therapist in place.***
Anxiety
(617) 315-6187
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Somerville, MA 02143
Anxiety
Looking forward to helping you achieve mental health by maximizing your strengths. I take a holistic approach to care that incorporates therapy with thoughtful medication management. Each individual's journey is unique, as is the way in which we process our environment(internal & external). I look forward to partnering with you. Treatment is a wellness journey, with an aim to enhance motivation and achieve clear goals. ***Currently only accepting referrals for Psychopharm services. Requirement that clients seeking assistance with medication management have a therapist in place.***
Apraku Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Somerville, MA 02143
Dr. Apraku is welcoming new patients for video appointments. As a Board-certified M.D. psychiatrist, she specializes in providing psychiatric diagnostic assessments and treatment recommendations for anxiety, depression, OCD and bipolar disorder. Dr. Apraku also gives guidance for mental health concerns related to life transitions, mood swings, anger and traumatic events. As a holistic provider, her focus is on medication management (including for patients wishing to decrease reliance on medication) in combination with extensive psycho-education and referral to a trusted therapist where appropriate.
Anxiety
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Somerville, MA 02143
Anxiety
Dr. Apraku is welcoming new patients for video appointments. As a Board-certified M.D. psychiatrist, she specializes in providing psychiatric diagnostic assessments and treatment recommendations for anxiety, depression, OCD and bipolar disorder. Dr. Apraku also gives guidance for mental health concerns related to life transitions, mood swings, anger and traumatic events. As a holistic provider, her focus is on medication management (including for patients wishing to decrease reliance on medication) in combination with extensive psycho-education and referral to a trusted therapist where appropriate.
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Carl E Fulwiler
Psychiatrist, MD, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Somerville, MA 02144
[Please note that my practice is currently full with a 2-3 month wait for a new appointment. If you would like to be added to the waiting list for Mindfulness-Based therapy, please email me as I am not able to return phone calls.] Harvard-trained board-certified psychiatrist specializing in mindfulness-based therapy for adults. Director of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Training in the Center for Mindfulness and Compassion at Cambridge Health Alliance. Specializes in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy to help individuals get well and stay well.
Anxiety
(857) 259-4209
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Somerville, MA 02144
Anxiety
[Please note that my practice is currently full with a 2-3 month wait for a new appointment. If you would like to be added to the waiting list for Mindfulness-Based therapy, please email me as I am not able to return phone calls.] Harvard-trained board-certified psychiatrist specializing in mindfulness-based therapy for adults. Director of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Training in the Center for Mindfulness and Compassion at Cambridge Health Alliance. Specializes in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy to help individuals get well and stay well.
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Anthony J. DiBartolomeo
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP Verified
Verified
Somerville, MA 02144
Anthony J. DiBartolomeo, MSN, PMHNP-BC is a board certified psychiatric mental health-nurse practitioner. He has training and experience treating patients with psychiatric disorders across the lifespan in hospital and outpatient settings. Anthony's clinical interests include anxiety and depressive disorders, eating disorders, mental health needs of the LGBTQ community, young adult mental health, and men's issues. He is committed to providing individualized and comprehensive care for his clients in a collaborative and judgment-free setting.
Anxiety
(617) 934-2322
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Somerville, MA 02144
Anxiety
Anthony J. DiBartolomeo, MSN, PMHNP-BC is a board certified psychiatric mental health-nurse practitioner. He has training and experience treating patients with psychiatric disorders across the lifespan in hospital and outpatient settings. Anthony's clinical interests include anxiety and depressive disorders, eating disorders, mental health needs of the LGBTQ community, young adult mental health, and men's issues. He is committed to providing individualized and comprehensive care for his clients in a collaborative and judgment-free setting.
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Geoffrey Whitley
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MA, NP-C, NCBTMB, MHC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Somerville, MA 02143
Hi! I am a medication and/or therapy provider. I use a very client-centered approach in therapy and utilize CBT and narrative therapy frequently. I have a strong belief that the mind and body are highly integrated and that physical and mental treatment are inseparable. For this reason, clients have the option of participating in a new model of treatment. This would include exercising during therapy sessions - brisk or slow walking on treadmills or Stairmaster at the client's comfort level. Of course, regular counseling therapy and/or medication prescriptions are provided for those not interested in combining exercise.
Anxiety
(325) 515-5248
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Somerville, MA 02143
Anxiety
Hi! I am a medication and/or therapy provider. I use a very client-centered approach in therapy and utilize CBT and narrative therapy frequently. I have a strong belief that the mind and body are highly integrated and that physical and mental treatment are inseparable. For this reason, clients have the option of participating in a new model of treatment. This would include exercising during therapy sessions - brisk or slow walking on treadmills or Stairmaster at the client's comfort level. Of course, regular counseling therapy and/or medication prescriptions are provided for those not interested in combining exercise.
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Kelli A Smith
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, MSN, PMHCNS, MEd Verified
Verified
Framingham, MA
I am a PMHNP-BC who sees all ages ( child, adolescent, adult, and seniors ) for Behavioral Health services and can provide both medication and therapy/counseling for individuals, couples, and families. Along with consultation, medication evaluation, and therapy/counseling services, my practice incorporates innovative Integrative Behavioral Health and solution focused approaches for mental health recovery. Both long term services and brief consultation are available. Having many years experience working with psychiatric complexity including medical, substance abuse, and/or legal I am able to help with the most difficult problems.
Anxiety
(508) 273-8253
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Framingham, MA
Anxiety
I am a PMHNP-BC who sees all ages ( child, adolescent, adult, and seniors ) for Behavioral Health services and can provide both medication and therapy/counseling for individuals, couples, and families. Along with consultation, medication evaluation, and therapy/counseling services, my practice incorporates innovative Integrative Behavioral Health and solution focused approaches for mental health recovery. Both long term services and brief consultation are available. Having many years experience working with psychiatric complexity including medical, substance abuse, and/or legal I am able to help with the most difficult problems.
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Thrive Integrative Psychiatry - Robin Rivinus NP
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, CNM, PNP, MS Verified
Verified
Northampton, MA
I am a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner available to work with individuals and couples of all genders.I have been in practice for more than 30 years. I have a background in women's health as a nurse-midwife which has developed into a specialty in women's mental health, perinatal mental health, hormonal transitions such as peri and post-menopause, menstrual related symptoms( PMS, PMDD, PCOS), and sexual health. Other interests include healthy aging, life style medicine, professional burn-out, caregiver fatigue, mindfulness approaches, stress resilience, psycho-education, trauma resolution, mood disorders, anxiety, and depression.
Anxiety
(413) 269-5235
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Northampton, MA
Anxiety
I am a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner available to work with individuals and couples of all genders.I have been in practice for more than 30 years. I have a background in women's health as a nurse-midwife which has developed into a specialty in women's mental health, perinatal mental health, hormonal transitions such as peri and post-menopause, menstrual related symptoms( PMS, PMDD, PCOS), and sexual health. Other interests include healthy aging, life style medicine, professional burn-out, caregiver fatigue, mindfulness approaches, stress resilience, psycho-education, trauma resolution, mood disorders, anxiety, and depression.
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Alok Kanojia
Psychiatrist, MD, MPH Verified
Verified
Boston, MA
I use holistic psychiatry to help patient's recover from illness and rebuild health and find meaning. Prior to training at Harvard Medical School, I spent 7 years studying meditation, yoga, and Eastern Medicine. While I treat symptoms of depression, anxiety, and addiction issues, my background in Eastern medicine allows me to focus on a person, instead of a diagnosis. I focus on symptoms initially, while simultaneously rebuilding health through meditation and Eastern medical principles. Over time, my patients' symptoms reduce, and we shift focus to finding meaning and fulfillment in life.
Anxiety
(512) 790-5282
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Boston, MA
Anxiety
I use holistic psychiatry to help patient's recover from illness and rebuild health and find meaning. Prior to training at Harvard Medical School, I spent 7 years studying meditation, yoga, and Eastern Medicine. While I treat symptoms of depression, anxiety, and addiction issues, my background in Eastern medicine allows me to focus on a person, instead of a diagnosis. I focus on symptoms initially, while simultaneously rebuilding health through meditation and Eastern medical principles. Over time, my patients' symptoms reduce, and we shift focus to finding meaning and fulfillment in life.
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Ally Integrated Healthcare, LLC
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMNP-BC, RN Verified
Verified
Boston, MA
Susan is not taking new patients. I sincerely believe that THERAPEUTIC ALLIANCE or RELATIONSHIP between a provider and client is what greatly influences treatment outcomes. Through a patient-centered model, I provide specialized care and treatment tailored to individual needs. With my expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of mental and addiction-related disorders, I am committed to delivering effective, evidence-based care. My practice subscribes to a balanced approach to treatment, going beyond symptom relief and seeking to help people find ways to revitalize their lives so that they are able to thrive in their endeavors.
Anxiety
(351) 277-0501 x235
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Boston, MA
Anxiety
Susan is not taking new patients. I sincerely believe that THERAPEUTIC ALLIANCE or RELATIONSHIP between a provider and client is what greatly influences treatment outcomes. Through a patient-centered model, I provide specialized care and treatment tailored to individual needs. With my expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of mental and addiction-related disorders, I am committed to delivering effective, evidence-based care. My practice subscribes to a balanced approach to treatment, going beyond symptom relief and seeking to help people find ways to revitalize their lives so that they are able to thrive in their endeavors.
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Dr. Majeres, Psychiatry for Anxiety and Focus
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Cambridge, MA
My approach focuses on helping my patients to thrive on challenge. When we view challenges as opportunities, we experience adrenaline as excitement, and we grow; when we view challenges as threats, we experience adrenaline as anxiety. This means that anxiety is simply growth waiting to happen. I show my patients how to overcome worry and distractions by welcoming adrenaline and using it to work at their best. You can learn more about my approach at www.optimalwork.com.
Anxiety
(855) 773-1709
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Cambridge, MA
Anxiety
My approach focuses on helping my patients to thrive on challenge. When we view challenges as opportunities, we experience adrenaline as excitement, and we grow; when we view challenges as threats, we experience adrenaline as anxiety. This means that anxiety is simply growth waiting to happen. I show my patients how to overcome worry and distractions by welcoming adrenaline and using it to work at their best. You can learn more about my approach at www.optimalwork.com.
David D Olds
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Great Barrington, MA
I am a Board Certified Psychiatrist with over forty years of experience in psychotherapy, psychopharmacology, and short term psychodynamic therapy. Usually I meet with a prospective patient for a consultation, usually leading to advice about possible therapy, which may include a brief treatment, consideration of medication, and/or a more long-term psychoanalytically oriented therapy. My long experience has allowed me to learn a great deal about different kinds of personalities, psychological problems, and concerns related to life changes, career decisions, and family issues.
Anxiety
(917) 359-7355
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Great Barrington, MA
Anxiety
I am a Board Certified Psychiatrist with over forty years of experience in psychotherapy, psychopharmacology, and short term psychodynamic therapy. Usually I meet with a prospective patient for a consultation, usually leading to advice about possible therapy, which may include a brief treatment, consideration of medication, and/or a more long-term psychoanalytically oriented therapy. My long experience has allowed me to learn a great deal about different kinds of personalities, psychological problems, and concerns related to life changes, career decisions, and family issues.
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Sasha Flynn, MD, Board Certified Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Northborough, MA
Dr. Flynn is an expert psychopharmacologist and skilled psychotherapist. Dr. Flynn applies integrated consideration of the patient as a whole being which includes a collaborative exploration of one's inner life with judicious use of medication when needed. She sees adult patients only: ages 18+ with Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance or self-pay. Her hours are Mondays and Tuesdays 8am-5pm. She is currently NOT accepting new patients. If you are a friend or family member of the patient, please note that Dr. Flynn requires the patient to reach out to her directly. Thank you.
Anxiety
(774) 233-8771
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Northborough, MA
Anxiety
Dr. Flynn is an expert psychopharmacologist and skilled psychotherapist. Dr. Flynn applies integrated consideration of the patient as a whole being which includes a collaborative exploration of one's inner life with judicious use of medication when needed. She sees adult patients only: ages 18+ with Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance or self-pay. Her hours are Mondays and Tuesdays 8am-5pm. She is currently NOT accepting new patients. If you are a friend or family member of the patient, please note that Dr. Flynn requires the patient to reach out to her directly. Thank you.
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Erin Valenti
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Boston, MA
You want to take care of your mental health, but a one-size-fits-all system isn't working for you. You'd like a more flexible and creative approach to treatment with a highly personalized treatment plan. You're looking for a provider that is approachable, available, and attentive. The relationship between a provider and a client is everything in mental health treatment. If we work together, you can expect treatment that is based in an open, honest, and collaborative relationship.
Anxiety
(774) 643-7101
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Boston, MA
Anxiety
You want to take care of your mental health, but a one-size-fits-all system isn't working for you. You'd like a more flexible and creative approach to treatment with a highly personalized treatment plan. You're looking for a provider that is approachable, available, and attentive. The relationship between a provider and a client is everything in mental health treatment. If we work together, you can expect treatment that is based in an open, honest, and collaborative relationship.

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Anxiety (Fears, Phobia) Psychiatrists
If you're looking for help with anxiety in Somerville or for a Somerville anxiety psychiatrist, these psychiatrists provide anxiety therapy and general anxiety treatment. They include anxiety psychiatrists, anxiety psychologists in Somerville, anxiety psychotherapists and Somerville anxiety counselors. They can help with anxiety disorders, social anxiety, anxiety attacks, shyness, social anxiety in Somerville, anxiety depression and anxiety panic. They can help with Somerville anxiety Psychiatry, anxiety counseling in Somerville or counseling for anxiety and overcoming anxiety. Anxiety specialists who provide anxiety therapy in Somerville may act as an anxiety psychiatry in Somerville.

If your anxiety can be better explained as a feeling of fear and you're looking for help with fear psychiatry in Somerville, these psychiatrists provide fear therapy and treatment for fear disorders, social fear and fear attacks in Somerville. They provide fear treatment, fear counseling in Somerville or counseling for fear and overcoming fear. They can help with fear of flying, fear of commitment, insecurity and coping with fear.

Anxiety is often expressed as phobia. For help with phobia in Somerville or for a Somerville phobia psychiatrist these psychiatrists provide phobia therapy, including exposure therapy, and phobia counseling. There are many defined phobias, including agoraphobia (intense fear of leaving a secure place), claustrophobia (fear or anxiety of places where it is hard to escape), social phobia and emetophobia (fear of vomiting).

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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