Psychiatrists in Show Low, AZ

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Peace of Mind Psychiatry
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, ACNP
Compassion***Connection***Commitment to help you achieve better balance in your personal and employment relationships.
(520) 341-2358
Office is near:
Show Low, AZ 85901
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Online Psychiatrists

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Elizabeth Walton
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP, FNP
Psychiatric care in a safe, non judgmental setting. I take time to listen to your unique story and understand what you want to achieve from treatment. We then work together as a team to to create a plan. This may include prescription medications, education, non pharmaceutical treatment, and/or self-care strategies. My goal is for you to feel informed of your options and empowered to take charge of your mental health.
(970) 500-5390
Apache Junction, AZ 85119
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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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