Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Seattle, Washington 98112
"**Currently accepting new patients for psychotherapy & medication management** I'm experienced with a broad range of psychiatric conditions but, have particular interest in the areas of bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress. I believe in a multi-faceted approach to care and often recommend elements of lifestyle modification, nutrition/supplementation, mindfulness and mind-body practices, in addition to psychotherapy and prescription medication. I try to emphasize a collaborative treatment approach, involving the patient and their entire healthcare team to optimize treatment efficacy and quality of care."
Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
(206) 785-2609
Verified
Office is near:
Seattle, Washington 98112
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Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"**Currently accepting new patients for psychotherapy & medication management** I'm experienced with a broad range of psychiatric conditions but, have particular interest in the areas of bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress. I believe in a multi-faceted approach to care and often recommend elements of lifestyle modification, nutrition/supplementation, mindfulness and mind-body practices, in addition to psychotherapy and prescription medication. I try to emphasize a collaborative treatment approach, involving the patient and their entire healthcare team to optimize treatment efficacy and quality of care."
Dr. Brandi Morgan, Psychiatric Nurse
Psychiatric Nurse, DNP, FPMHNP, BC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Seattle, Washington 98115
" Our goal is to meet all of your therapy and medication needs. Through a web-based platform (tele psychiatry) we hope to maintain a relaxing environment for you as we allow for care to be given to you in your home, from the comfort of your couch, to a quiet space in your providers' office. We provide exceptional, personalized and timely access to psychiatric care with little to no wait time."
Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
(425) 250-9360
Verified
Office is near:
Seattle, Washington 98115
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Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
" Our goal is to meet all of your therapy and medication needs. Through a web-based platform (tele psychiatry) we hope to maintain a relaxing environment for you as we allow for care to be given to you in your home, from the comfort of your couch, to a quiet space in your providers' office. We provide exceptional, personalized and timely access to psychiatric care with little to no wait time."
Rebecca Burson, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98119
"Are you experiencing TRANSITION, TRAUMA or LOSS or the challenges of a mental health disorder? My passion is to partner with you to GROW and reach your POTENTIAL. As a Board Certified PSYCHIATRIST (physician), I not only value wellness by optimizing options like therapy, exercise, sleep, nutrition and spirituality but have over a decade of training to safely and effectively prescribe medications when appropriate. My expert skill set and treatment approach effectively combine science, soul and your story so I can UNIQUELY work with you. I offer CONVENIENT appointments from the comfort of your home or work using telepsychiatry. "
Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
(206) 309-6327
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98119
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Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"Are you experiencing TRANSITION, TRAUMA or LOSS or the challenges of a mental health disorder? My passion is to partner with you to GROW and reach your POTENTIAL. As a Board Certified PSYCHIATRIST (physician), I not only value wellness by optimizing options like therapy, exercise, sleep, nutrition and spirituality but have over a decade of training to safely and effectively prescribe medications when appropriate. My expert skill set and treatment approach effectively combine science, soul and your story so I can UNIQUELY work with you. I offer CONVENIENT appointments from the comfort of your home or work using telepsychiatry. "
Jesse P McClelland, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, MPH
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98102
"I want to personally invite new clients to my psychiatry practice. I am a board-certified psychiatrist dedicated to providing innovative, insightful care to my clients. I enjoy collaborating with adult clients with mental health issues who are serious about taking control of their life's journey. I relate personally to you. I understand your struggles, having been diagnosed and treated for ADHD myself. Not surprisingly, my special emphasis in my practice is treating ADHD/ADD, as I believe I have a unique insight into the treatment and therapy that might work best."
Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
(206) 966-4774
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98102
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Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"I want to personally invite new clients to my psychiatry practice. I am a board-certified psychiatrist dedicated to providing innovative, insightful care to my clients. I enjoy collaborating with adult clients with mental health issues who are serious about taking control of their life's journey. I relate personally to you. I understand your struggles, having been diagnosed and treated for ADHD myself. Not surprisingly, my special emphasis in my practice is treating ADHD/ADD, as I believe I have a unique insight into the treatment and therapy that might work best."
Julie Nugent-Carney, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, ARNP, PMHNP
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98116
"I am a doctorally prepared psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner and have been a registered nurse for over 20 years, helping families cope with change, from childbirth to end-of-life. I provide life coaching and assist people with managing life transitions and relationship challenges. I've treated patients with a wide variety of mental health conditions including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, ADHD, personality disorder, insomnia and other common psychiatric diagnoses. In addition to prescribing medications when necessary, my focus with psychotherapy is to assist people with achieving their goals."
Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
(206) 432-0471
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98116
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Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"I am a doctorally prepared psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner and have been a registered nurse for over 20 years, helping families cope with change, from childbirth to end-of-life. I provide life coaching and assist people with managing life transitions and relationship challenges. I've treated patients with a wide variety of mental health conditions including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, ADHD, personality disorder, insomnia and other common psychiatric diagnoses. In addition to prescribing medications when necessary, my focus with psychotherapy is to assist people with achieving their goals."
Katherine Elisabeth Reid, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, ARNP, NPP, PMHNP-B
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98188
"I am a board-certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner licensed in Washington. I offer comprehensive psychiatric evaluation, diagnosis, and medication management. I also provide supportive psychotherapy in conjunction with prescribing medication."
Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
(206) 203-1894
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98188
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Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"I am a board-certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner licensed in Washington. I offer comprehensive psychiatric evaluation, diagnosis, and medication management. I also provide supportive psychotherapy in conjunction with prescribing medication."
Sonia Nikolova, Psychiatric Nurse
Psychiatric Nurse, MN, ARNP, ACT
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98102
"NOT ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS. I offer an integrated approach of medication management and psychotherapy to adults. I will work with you towards clear goals to achieve mental wellness. I recommend medications if they are helpful and necessary for your healing, but I see them as only one part towards mental wellness. PLEASE NOTE: I prescribe controlled substances as a last resort once we have a well-established relationship, and with a verifiable record that other alternatives have failed. I aspire to create a sense of safety through empathy and non-judgment that will help us explore your challenges and facilitate healing."
Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
(206) 745-3021
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98102
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Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"NOT ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS. I offer an integrated approach of medication management and psychotherapy to adults. I will work with you towards clear goals to achieve mental wellness. I recommend medications if they are helpful and necessary for your healing, but I see them as only one part towards mental wellness. PLEASE NOTE: I prescribe controlled substances as a last resort once we have a well-established relationship, and with a verifiable record that other alternatives have failed. I aspire to create a sense of safety through empathy and non-judgment that will help us explore your challenges and facilitate healing."
Samantha Guijarro, Psychiatric Nurse
Psychiatric Nurse, ARNP, PMHNP, BC
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98103
"Being a nurse practitioner allows me to deliver integrative interventions on an individual basis. I provide a holistic approach to treating mental health issues using evidence-based practices by combining various psychotherapeutic interventions with psychiatric medications when appropriate. I offer psychopharmacological education and management to assess efficacy, tolerability, and monitor for possible risks. I am client-centered and interweave individual strengths into a treatment plan to promote wellness. I encourage individuals to have an active voice in their treatment. I will work with you to build a trusting therapeutic alliance by listening, understanding and providing support to achieve advantageous change."
Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
(206) 462-5874
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98103
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Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"Being a nurse practitioner allows me to deliver integrative interventions on an individual basis. I provide a holistic approach to treating mental health issues using evidence-based practices by combining various psychotherapeutic interventions with psychiatric medications when appropriate. I offer psychopharmacological education and management to assess efficacy, tolerability, and monitor for possible risks. I am client-centered and interweave individual strengths into a treatment plan to promote wellness. I encourage individuals to have an active voice in their treatment. I will work with you to build a trusting therapeutic alliance by listening, understanding and providing support to achieve advantageous change."
Amanda Hapenny, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, ARNP, PMHNP
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98107
"I am a board certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC), and I am dedicated to developing collaborative relationships with my clients. My approach is integrative and reconciles my client's goals with effective therapeutic treatment options. I treat all my clients with respect and partner with them to create a personalized, comprehensive, and sustainable treatment plan that strives to improve their quality of life. I am currently taking new patients at my practice."
Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
(206) 429-8007
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98107
Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"I am a board certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC), and I am dedicated to developing collaborative relationships with my clients. My approach is integrative and reconciles my client's goals with effective therapeutic treatment options. I treat all my clients with respect and partner with them to create a personalized, comprehensive, and sustainable treatment plan that strives to improve their quality of life. I am currently taking new patients at my practice."
Amy Sharma, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHHNP, FNP
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98112
"I start with a full evaluation of your concerns, so that important issues are not overlooked. Every client is unique, and the plan of treatment is tailored to meet your individual needs. If it is determined that medication may be helpful in your treatment, I discuss the options with you so that you can make an informed decision and feel comfortable with the plan. I can also advise on management of circadian rhythm disorders, sleep hygiene, light therapy, genetic testing, and nutrition."
Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
(206) 203-7614
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98112
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Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"I start with a full evaluation of your concerns, so that important issues are not overlooked. Every client is unique, and the plan of treatment is tailored to meet your individual needs. If it is determined that medication may be helpful in your treatment, I discuss the options with you so that you can make an informed decision and feel comfortable with the plan. I can also advise on management of circadian rhythm disorders, sleep hygiene, light therapy, genetic testing, and nutrition."
Annelise Joslin, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, BSN, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98107
"I am a board-certified Lifespan Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with a focus on dual diagnosis of chemical dependency and mental health disorders. Many of my years as a registered nurse were spent working in detoxification centers and substance abuse treatment centers. I continued my career working with child & adolescent mental health, medication assisted substance abuse treatment, ADHD & adult mental health. As your provider, I will partner with you to establish a realistic plan for recovery. My practice will open in the next 6 months and I look forward to working with you!"
Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98107
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Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"I am a board-certified Lifespan Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with a focus on dual diagnosis of chemical dependency and mental health disorders. Many of my years as a registered nurse were spent working in detoxification centers and substance abuse treatment centers. I continued my career working with child & adolescent mental health, medication assisted substance abuse treatment, ADHD & adult mental health. As your provider, I will partner with you to establish a realistic plan for recovery. My practice will open in the next 6 months and I look forward to working with you!"
Sasha Waring, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98119
"I became a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist so that I could dedicate my professional life to helping individuals of all ages, as well as families and communities, overcome challenges and achieve greater enjoyment and meaning in their lives. I treat people of all ages, tailoring psychotherapy and/or medication treatments to their unique needs and desires. Depending on your situation, I can work closely with your other providers, such as a therapist or primary care doctor, or I can be your primary mental health clinician. Regardless, I am dedicated to helping you get well and stay well. Read more at www.waringmd.com."
Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
(206) 488-1453
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98119
Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"I became a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist so that I could dedicate my professional life to helping individuals of all ages, as well as families and communities, overcome challenges and achieve greater enjoyment and meaning in their lives. I treat people of all ages, tailoring psychotherapy and/or medication treatments to their unique needs and desires. Depending on your situation, I can work closely with your other providers, such as a therapist or primary care doctor, or I can be your primary mental health clinician. Regardless, I am dedicated to helping you get well and stay well. Read more at www.waringmd.com."
Niels Nielsen, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98112
"CURRENT WAIT TIME FOR NEW PATIENTS: 1 WEEK. An individualized treatment is essential in treating mental health concerns, and I listen to my patients to help them identify their needs and preferences. I am trained in both approaches, and can help people with a variety of needs, such as mood problems, anxiety, grief, trauma, relationship difficulties, life transitions, and self-discovery. In my treatment approach I emphasize how physical and mental health complement each other. Through understanding social, cultural, psychological and biological aspects of one's mental health, I provide a comprehensive treatment to my patients. "
Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
(206) 736-0707
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98112
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Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"CURRENT WAIT TIME FOR NEW PATIENTS: 1 WEEK. An individualized treatment is essential in treating mental health concerns, and I listen to my patients to help them identify their needs and preferences. I am trained in both approaches, and can help people with a variety of needs, such as mood problems, anxiety, grief, trauma, relationship difficulties, life transitions, and self-discovery. In my treatment approach I emphasize how physical and mental health complement each other. Through understanding social, cultural, psychological and biological aspects of one's mental health, I provide a comprehensive treatment to my patients. "
Cary Shore, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNP
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98115
"*** NOW OFFERING TELE-MEDICINE*** I am a doctorally prepared Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in the state of Washington, and provide the following services: comprehensive psychiatric evaluations and follow-ups, diagnose and prescribe medications as necessary, as well as providing therapy. I have a special interest in working with adults, particularly those in their 20s and 30s as many are starting to transition to adulthood. "
Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
(206) 453-5707
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98115
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Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"*** NOW OFFERING TELE-MEDICINE*** I am a doctorally prepared Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in the state of Washington, and provide the following services: comprehensive psychiatric evaluations and follow-ups, diagnose and prescribe medications as necessary, as well as providing therapy. I have a special interest in working with adults, particularly those in their 20s and 30s as many are starting to transition to adulthood. "
David G Zacharias, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, MPH
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98112
"The services I offer in my practice include psychotherapy, medication management, telepsychiatry, and ketamine treatment. My work with patients tends to be relational and existentially-oriented, focusing heavily on personal growth and empowerment within a larger context of meaning and values. Over my life, I've sought to understand individuals within a wide variety of frameworks—biological, behavioral, psychological, sociological, religious/spiritual, and philosophical. I bring these perspectives into treatment with each patient I work with as I join them in their own respective journey and struggles. "
Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
(206) 565-0232
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98112
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Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"The services I offer in my practice include psychotherapy, medication management, telepsychiatry, and ketamine treatment. My work with patients tends to be relational and existentially-oriented, focusing heavily on personal growth and empowerment within a larger context of meaning and values. Over my life, I've sought to understand individuals within a wide variety of frameworks—biological, behavioral, psychological, sociological, religious/spiritual, and philosophical. I bring these perspectives into treatment with each patient I work with as I join them in their own respective journey and struggles. "
Laura Donnell, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, ARNP, PMHNP
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98109
"Welcome! I am a board certified family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner trained in psychiatric medication management and therapy. Whether you are interested in finding a medication prescriber who can continue a treatment regimen that is already working well, seeking psychiatric services for the first time, or rectifying improper diagnosis and/or treatment, I am excited to work with you to achieve your goals. Many people suffer for months or years because anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, ADHD, or a myriad of other mental health problems have been improperly diagnosed or undiagnosed altogether."
Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98109
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Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"Welcome! I am a board certified family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner trained in psychiatric medication management and therapy. Whether you are interested in finding a medication prescriber who can continue a treatment regimen that is already working well, seeking psychiatric services for the first time, or rectifying improper diagnosis and/or treatment, I am excited to work with you to achieve your goals. Many people suffer for months or years because anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, ADHD, or a myriad of other mental health problems have been improperly diagnosed or undiagnosed altogether."
Annabelle Simpson, MD, PLLC, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98119
"Dr. Annabelle Simpson graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine and subsequently, completed a General Psychiatry residency at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Simpson further enhanced her expertise by engaging in the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Fellowship at University of Washington/ Seattle Children's Hospital. During her tenure at the Medical University of South Carolina and University of Washington/ Seattle Children's Hospital, Dr. Simpson conducted research, trained clinicians and published in the area of Cultural Psychiatry. She adheres to a clinical style inclusive of cultural identity i.e., ethnicity, sexuality, gender identity, spirituality, family."
Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
(206) 866-2682
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98119
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Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"Dr. Annabelle Simpson graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine and subsequently, completed a General Psychiatry residency at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Simpson further enhanced her expertise by engaging in the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Fellowship at University of Washington/ Seattle Children's Hospital. During her tenure at the Medical University of South Carolina and University of Washington/ Seattle Children's Hospital, Dr. Simpson conducted research, trained clinicians and published in the area of Cultural Psychiatry. She adheres to a clinical style inclusive of cultural identity i.e., ethnicity, sexuality, gender identity, spirituality, family."
James Francis Hammel, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, MA, MSc, FAPA, FACLP
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98101
"Each of my clients is the "captain" of their ship; I am merely a co-captain (or perhaps highly qualified "guide".) I encourage my clients to be open-minded in seeking improvement and multifaceted, multifactorial change. Healing, at its best, includes attention to all aspects of a client's personhood. Although biochemical imbalances can certainly be a driving force for why psychiatric treatment is sought, healing requires a thorough, comprehensive medical assessment of all factors relevant to each individual, highly unique patient. Please see my website for more details about my background and practice philosophy. Thanks."
Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
(206) 488-0952
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98101
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Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"Each of my clients is the "captain" of their ship; I am merely a co-captain (or perhaps highly qualified "guide".) I encourage my clients to be open-minded in seeking improvement and multifaceted, multifactorial change. Healing, at its best, includes attention to all aspects of a client's personhood. Although biochemical imbalances can certainly be a driving force for why psychiatric treatment is sought, healing requires a thorough, comprehensive medical assessment of all factors relevant to each individual, highly unique patient. Please see my website for more details about my background and practice philosophy. Thanks."
Raquel M Bolender, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, ARNP
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98188
"I am a board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner, who specializes in treating children, adolescents, and young adults. I practice an integrative approach, as I firmly believe that behavior is never isolated and is comprised of factors that include genetics, environment, diet, sleep and even our level of physical activity. While I do prescribe medication, and understand that they can be an integral part of healing, I find that genuine growth comes from introspection and challenging oneself."
Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
(206) 639-2408
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98188
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Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"I am a board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner, who specializes in treating children, adolescents, and young adults. I practice an integrative approach, as I firmly believe that behavior is never isolated and is comprised of factors that include genetics, environment, diet, sleep and even our level of physical activity. While I do prescribe medication, and understand that they can be an integral part of healing, I find that genuine growth comes from introspection and challenging oneself."
Michelle Zipperman, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, MS
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98103
"Dr. Zipperman is a Board Certified Psychiatrist graduating from the University of Washington Psychiatry Residency and Loma Linda School of Medicine. Balanced Living Psychiatry is built on the understanding that happiness, peace of mind, and overall wellness is found at the intersection of healthy living, strong coping skills/ self-care, insight oriented therapy and when needed, psychiatric medications. Dr. Zipperman adopts the approach of integrative psychiatry, providing medication management and psychotherapy interventions but also building a team of providers for her patients including highly specialized psychotherapists, yoga/mindfulness/meditation teachers, Naturopathic Doctors, and the patient's own Primary Care Physicians."
Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
(206) 914-9254
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98103
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Bipolar Disorder
Medication Management
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"Dr. Zipperman is a Board Certified Psychiatrist graduating from the University of Washington Psychiatry Residency and Loma Linda School of Medicine. Balanced Living Psychiatry is built on the understanding that happiness, peace of mind, and overall wellness is found at the intersection of healthy living, strong coping skills/ self-care, insight oriented therapy and when needed, psychiatric medications. Dr. Zipperman adopts the approach of integrative psychiatry, providing medication management and psychotherapy interventions but also building a team of providers for her patients including highly specialized psychotherapists, yoga/mindfulness/meditation teachers, Naturopathic Doctors, and the patient's own Primary Care Physicians."

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Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression) Psychiatrists
Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression, is a chronically recurring condition involving moods that swing between the highs of mania and the lows of depression. Depression is by far the most pervasive feature of the illness, and the manic phase is usually a mix of irritability, anger, and depression, with or without euphoria. The elation may manifest as unusual energy and overconfidence, playing out in bouts of overspending or promiscuity.

While the depression of bipolar disorder can resist treatment, mood swings and recurrences can often be delayed or prevented with a mood stabilizer, alone or combined with other drugs. Therapy is an important adjunct to drugs, especially for dealing with the work and relationship problems that can accompany the disorder.

If you're looking for help with bipolar in Seattle or for a Seattle bipolar psychiatrist these professionals provide bipolar therapy (and bipolar therapies), bipolar treatment and bipolar help in Seattle. They include bipolar psychiatrists, bipolar psychologists, bipolar psychotherapists and bipolar counselors in Seattle. They can help teen suffering from bipolar disorder. They provide Seattle bipolar counseling, bipolar support, referrals to bipolar support groups in Seattle and Seattle bipolar groups. If you're depressed in Seattle, get help from one of these bipolar specialists.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Seattle 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 Seattle specialize in age groups (so check for Seattle child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Seattle). 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 Seattle, or mental health nurse practitioners, perform many of the same functions as a psychiatrist. This includes diagnosing mental illness and prescribing medication. Seattle 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.