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"I provide psychiatric evaluation and diagnoses along with medication management for individuals and families across the lifespan including children, adolescents, and adults and older adults. I also have a very therapeutic approach and work closely with clients on developing healthy coping skills, navigating stress and healing from past trauma. I have a very open interactive approach with the goal of empowering clients to participate fully in their healing process."

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Asperger's Syndrome Psychiatrists
Asperger's Syndrome is a high functioning form of autism. People in 98144 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 98144 or for an 98144 asperger's psychiatrist these professionals provide asperger's help, asperger's therapy, asperger's counseling and asperger's treatment. 98144 Aspergers psychiatrists can help with testing for asperger's or diagnosis of aspergers in 98144. 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 98144 and follow asperger's research. They can provide support for parents of children with asperger's in 98144 or aspy behaviour in kids and direct you to local asperger's resources.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 98144 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

98144 Psychiatrists differ from other mental health professionals in that they may prescribe medication or psychotropics. Psychiatrists may conduct physical examinations, order and interpret lab tests and brain image scans, such as CT scans, CAT Scans and MRIs.

Some psychiatric practitioners in 98144 specialize in age groups (so check for 98144 child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in 98144). Those who work with the elderly are called geriatric psychiatrists or geropsychiatrists.

Other related specialties include psychopharmacology (certain states license Psychopharmacologists), psychiatric genetics and neuroimaging.

Psychiatric nurse practitioners in 98144, or mental health nurse practitioners, perform many of the same functions as a psychiatrist. This includes diagnosing mental illness and prescribing medication. 98144 Psychiatric nurse practitioners also act as a therapist, helping patients with depression, anxiety and suicidal individuals, as well as other conditions that can be remedied with counseling.

Nurses monitor for side effects and responses to medical treatments and offer information on medications so that clients can make informed choices about their use.