Asperger's Syndrome Psychiatrists in Greenbrier, AR

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Martha Shaw
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, APRN, PMHNPBC
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I have been working in the mental health field in some capacity for the past nine years. I am passionate about mental health and serving a patient population that is stigmatized and misunderstood. I strive to be an advocate for my patients by providing excellent patient care and educating families, care givers, and the community to improve patient outcomes.
(501) 426-5594 
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Greenbrier, AR 72058
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Danielle Jenkins
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MNSc, APRN, PHMNPBC
Verified
My goal is to help patients along their mental health journey. I will work tirelessly to meet you where you are, as well as collaborate with you to develop a cohesive and pharmacologically advised plan to get where you need and, more importantly, want to go. This journey consists of establishing a safe, judgement-free space that encourages honesty to most efficiently and effectively help those in my care. Honesty, communication, and open dialogue are key components to creating a complete and considerate treatment and wellness plan.
(501) 236-5808 
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Greenbrier, AR 72058
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Jeremy Thompson
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
I like working with patients who understand that psychiatry is a specialized medical practice of the mind, and how it works. I would have to say that I am most passionate about people who want to make their lives work for them, those that can see that something just isn't fitting as it should.
(501) 271-4412 
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Little Rock, AR 72223
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Darren Compas
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN
Verified
“I love the fusion of medicine and psychiatry and holistically treating patients – not just focusing on symptoms but finding and healing the cause.”
(501) 381-5443 
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Little Rock, AR 72211
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Alicia Baros
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PhD, PMHNPBC
Verified
Dr. Alicia Baros earned her doctorate in pharmacology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tennessee, and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in research addiction medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina where she was appointed Research Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.
(501) 261-6500 
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Little Rock, AR 72211
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Asperger's Syndrome Psychiatrists
Asperger's Syndrome is a high functioning form of autism. People in Greenbrier with Asperger's often have difficulties with social skills. They might also have problems with motor regulation. However, unlike many with autism, their language and cognitive skills are largely intact.

People with Asperger's often have an orientation toward detail and an interest in systemizing, which can look like obsessiveness. Some may show remarkable facility in a narrowly focused and usually non-social area, such as baseball statistics or train schedules.

Those with Asperger's typically lack the ability to understand the perspectives and feelings of others. But they often benefit from sustained training in social awareness, such as learning how to read facial expressions and interaction skills. When encouraged to cope with their difficulties, many with Asperger's capitalize on their intense interests to become successful in a specific field of work.

If you're looking for help with asperger's in Greenbrier or for a Greenbrier asperger's psychiatrist these professionals provide asperger's help, asperger's therapy, asperger's counseling and asperger's treatment. Greenbrier Aspergers psychiatrists can help with testing for asperger's or diagnosis of aspergers in Greenbrier. The professionals work with asperger's in children or children with asperger's, asperger's in adolescents or adolescents with asperger's and asperger's in adults or adults with asperger's.

Psychiatrists work with asperger behaviors in Greenbrier and follow asperger's research. They can provide support for parents of children with asperger's in Greenbrier or aspy behaviour in kids and direct you to local asperger's resources.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Greenbrier 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 Greenbrier 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 Greenbrier, 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. Greenbrier Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.