Dialectical Behavior (DBT) Psychiatrists in Fayetteville, AR

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Photo of Dr. Charla Watkins, Psychiatric Nurse in Fayetteville, AR
Dr. Charla Watkins
Psychiatric Nurse, DNP, FNP-BC, BC, SANE-A
I am a Doctor of Nursing Practice specializing in trauma, sexual abuse, depression, anxiety and grief. I also provide EMDR therapy which is excellent for recovery of trauma. I provide psychotherapy/counseling and medication management individualized for each patient in a safe and therapeutic environment that promotes healing and thriving.
(479) 446-6283
Fayetteville, AR 72703
& Online
Photo of Christina Sullivan, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in Fayetteville, AR
Christina Sullivan
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, APRN, PMHNP
Are you struggling with the ups and downs of depression or anxiety, going through a major or unexpected life change, experiencing postpartum, or surviving trauma? I’m here to provide a safe, supportive space where you can feel heard without the worry of being judged. I believe it’s a complete privilege to work with those on their journey of wellbeing and no two individuals are the same. This is why I focus on what you want to achieve through our work together and believe that your success is best when we get to a point of feeling comfortable working as a team.
(727) 261-1257
Office is near:
Fayetteville, AR 72701
& Online

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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Fayetteville 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 Fayetteville 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 Fayetteville, 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. Fayetteville 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 Fayetteville, 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 Fayetteville, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in Fayetteville as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( Fayetteville). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.