Psychiatrist, MD, DO Verified
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Brooklyn, NY 11235
Anna Kharitonova is an experienced and caring psychiatrist with more than 25 years of experience practicing in the greater New York City area. Dr. Kharitonova attended the New York Institute of Technology, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she graduated with her degree. She then continued her education at Maimonides Medical Center, where she completed her residency in psychiatry.
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(833) 965-1297
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Brooklyn, NY 11235
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Anna Kharitonova is an experienced and caring psychiatrist with more than 25 years of experience practicing in the greater New York City area. Dr. Kharitonova attended the New York Institute of Technology, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she graduated with her degree. She then continued her education at Maimonides Medical Center, where she completed her residency in psychiatry.
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, DNP Verified
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Office is near:
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Dr. Tara Thompson, DNP, PMHNP-BC is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner providing care to patients in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York. Dr. Tara started her career as a therapist after earning a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology degree from Eastern University where she was trained in cognitive-behavioral therapy and systemic therapy. She later decided to change direction and pursue an education and career in nursing where she worked in cardiology and neurology.
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(862) 272-3884
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Office is near:
Brooklyn, NY 11203
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Dr. Tara Thompson, DNP, PMHNP-BC is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner providing care to patients in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York. Dr. Tara started her career as a therapist after earning a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology degree from Eastern University where she was trained in cognitive-behavioral therapy and systemic therapy. She later decided to change direction and pursue an education and career in nursing where she worked in cardiology and neurology.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Brooklyn, NY 11212
We provide Child and Adult Psychiatry, Therapy and Substance abuse services via video across New York. Our Board Certified Psychiatrists and Therapists are available to help everyday and we can offer same day appointments. Telepsychiatry or Telemedicine uses video link (via computer or smartphone) to offer appointments from home or outside clinic. It offers the option to see a psychiatrist any time as long as you have access to your smart phone or computer. Please use our website or below link to make an appointment. https://piedmontbs.com/telepsychiatry/
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(347) 744-9908
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Brooklyn, NY 11212
Blue Cross
We provide Child and Adult Psychiatry, Therapy and Substance abuse services via video across New York. Our Board Certified Psychiatrists and Therapists are available to help everyday and we can offer same day appointments. Telepsychiatry or Telemedicine uses video link (via computer or smartphone) to offer appointments from home or outside clinic. It offers the option to see a psychiatrist any time as long as you have access to your smart phone or computer. Please use our website or below link to make an appointment. https://piedmontbs.com/telepsychiatry/
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Psychiatrist, DO Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Graham Windham Community Mental Health Services offer a variety of evidence-based treatment for children and young adults, 5-25 years of age, based on our comprehensive psychiatric and biopsychosocial evaluations. We offer individual therapy, family therapy, psychopharmacology management, and support services. Each treatment plan will be determined based on the needs of the individual client. We also offer bilingual services in Spanish.
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(646) 956-5421
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Office is near:
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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Graham Windham Community Mental Health Services offer a variety of evidence-based treatment for children and young adults, 5-25 years of age, based on our comprehensive psychiatric and biopsychosocial evaluations. We offer individual therapy, family therapy, psychopharmacology management, and support services. Each treatment plan will be determined based on the needs of the individual client. We also offer bilingual services in Spanish.
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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP Verified
Verified
Brooklyn, NY 11213
As a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, I am trained to utilize medication management to treat mental health disorders in a supportive and compassionate environment. I work with individuals to identify safe and appropriate approaches that align with their preferences and goals of treatment. I believe in transparent communication and collaboration so that every patient feels heard and empowered.
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(347) 966-4639 x1005
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Brooklyn, NY 11213
Blue Cross
As a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, I am trained to utilize medication management to treat mental health disorders in a supportive and compassionate environment. I work with individuals to identify safe and appropriate approaches that align with their preferences and goals of treatment. I believe in transparent communication and collaboration so that every patient feels heard and empowered.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Brooklyn, NY 11205
I am a patient-centered psychiatrist who strongly believes in the importance of psychotherapy as well as evidence-based use of medications. I feel every session is a therapeutic one, and take time to understand a client's difficulties in the context of their relationships, jobs, school, and daily lives including family and other systemic influences like race, culture, and socioeconomic status.
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(347) 656-8241
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Brooklyn, NY 11205
Blue Cross
I am a patient-centered psychiatrist who strongly believes in the importance of psychotherapy as well as evidence-based use of medications. I feel every session is a therapeutic one, and take time to understand a client's difficulties in the context of their relationships, jobs, school, and daily lives including family and other systemic influences like race, culture, and socioeconomic status.
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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, , MSN Verified
Verified
Brooklyn, NY 11213
Stressed out, feeling stuck? As a board-certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with experience treating a host of mental health conditions across the life span, I am here listen to you deeply and to understand your experience so that I can be of greatest help. I am pleased to provide all of my psychiatric services in English or Russian.
Blue Cross
(347) 218-9928 x1005
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Brooklyn, NY 11213
Blue Cross
Stressed out, feeling stuck? As a board-certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with experience treating a host of mental health conditions across the life span, I am here listen to you deeply and to understand your experience so that I can be of greatest help. I am pleased to provide all of my psychiatric services in English or Russian.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Brooklyn, NY 11206
TEXT 347-735-1082 for TELE - PSYCHIATRY Consults via Video Session, Board Certified Psychiatrists For PSYCHIATRIC CONSULTATIONS and Medication Management, Also provide *** Convenient EVENINGS and WEEKEND HOURS Available for Working Individuals ( 4 PM to 9 PM ) WE treat All Ages, CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS, and ADULTS, ***TREAT ALL CONDITIONS, INSURANCES Accepted, 1199, AETNA, CIGNA, BLUE CROSS ( Commercial ), UNITED OXFORD, MAGNACARE, MULTI PLAN, EMBLEM, GHI, OSCAR, UHC, JNR, ** for Uninsured Low CASH FEE , *** CALL OR GO TO www.SEEPSYCHIATRIST.com for Appointments .*** Managed by: NEW LIFE PSYCHIATRY COUNSELING SERVICE, PC
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(718) 925-4964
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Office is near:
Brooklyn, NY 11206
Blue Cross
TEXT 347-735-1082 for TELE - PSYCHIATRY Consults via Video Session, Board Certified Psychiatrists For PSYCHIATRIC CONSULTATIONS and Medication Management, Also provide *** Convenient EVENINGS and WEEKEND HOURS Available for Working Individuals ( 4 PM to 9 PM ) WE treat All Ages, CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS, and ADULTS, ***TREAT ALL CONDITIONS, INSURANCES Accepted, 1199, AETNA, CIGNA, BLUE CROSS ( Commercial ), UNITED OXFORD, MAGNACARE, MULTI PLAN, EMBLEM, GHI, OSCAR, UHC, JNR, ** for Uninsured Low CASH FEE , *** CALL OR GO TO www.SEEPSYCHIATRIST.com for Appointments .*** Managed by: NEW LIFE PSYCHIATRY COUNSELING SERVICE, PC
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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, , MSN Verified
Verified
Brooklyn, NY 11213
The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner profession involves doing many of the same things a psychiatrist does, including diagnosing mental illness and prescribing medication. Instead of just treating the illness, time is spent treating the whole person by guiding clients to make smart health and lifestyle choices.From treating illness to coordination of care and advising clients on maintaining a healthy lifestyle,NPs are fully qualified health care providers.Clients will be satisfied with the care they receive because NPs deliver a unique blend of nursing and medical care.
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(347) 801-7049 x1005
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Brooklyn, NY 11213
Blue Cross
The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner profession involves doing many of the same things a psychiatrist does, including diagnosing mental illness and prescribing medication. Instead of just treating the illness, time is spent treating the whole person by guiding clients to make smart health and lifestyle choices.From treating illness to coordination of care and advising clients on maintaining a healthy lifestyle,NPs are fully qualified health care providers.Clients will be satisfied with the care they receive because NPs deliver a unique blend of nursing and medical care.
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Psychiatric Nurse, NPP, PMHNP-B, MS Verified
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Office is near:
Brooklyn, NY 11201
I am a licensed, board certified Advanced Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with 10+years of experience in psychiatry. I provide both prescription medication management and also psychotherapy with meditative focus to help my clients obtain symptom relief. My office is an accepting, supportive space where we will explore more effective ways to rest and heal our minds. I specialize in depression, anxiety, ADD/ADHD, and self-esteem issues. I am also a Fulbright scholar/researcher and practitioner of Traditional Tibetan Medicine which helps me offer a more holistic understanding of the causes of mental health and wellbeing.
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(646) 461-4120
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Office is near:
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Blue Cross
I am a licensed, board certified Advanced Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with 10+years of experience in psychiatry. I provide both prescription medication management and also psychotherapy with meditative focus to help my clients obtain symptom relief. My office is an accepting, supportive space where we will explore more effective ways to rest and heal our minds. I specialize in depression, anxiety, ADD/ADHD, and self-esteem issues. I am also a Fulbright scholar/researcher and practitioner of Traditional Tibetan Medicine which helps me offer a more holistic understanding of the causes of mental health and wellbeing.
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Psychiatrist, DO Verified
Verified
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Hello, we are an in-network psychiatrist with Aetna, Cigna, Empire BlueCross, Oxford and United Healthcare (Commercial plans only) and are currently accepting new patients. Dr. Yana Bekker, DO, is a board-certified psychiatrist who offers a holistic approach to mental health at My Best Self, LLC in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Bekker approaches psychiatry by focusing on your overall well-being, which includes addressing your physical, emotional, and spiritual health.
Blue Cross
(718) 869-4700
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Brooklyn, NY 11215
Blue Cross
Hello, we are an in-network psychiatrist with Aetna, Cigna, Empire BlueCross, Oxford and United Healthcare (Commercial plans only) and are currently accepting new patients. Dr. Yana Bekker, DO, is a board-certified psychiatrist who offers a holistic approach to mental health at My Best Self, LLC in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Bekker approaches psychiatry by focusing on your overall well-being, which includes addressing your physical, emotional, and spiritual health.
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Mark Hall
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, BC Verified
Verified
New York, NY
Mark is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and Adult Health Nurse Practitioner. He provides comprehensive psychiatric evaluations, medication management, and psychotherapy to all individuals. He has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a master’s degree in Nursing from The Ohio State University. He has specialized training in managing mental health for clients living with HIV, and substance use problems. He strives to provide an anti-racist, LGBTQ affirming, non-judgmental, open, honest environment for all clients to express themselves and create the change they want.
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(646) 846-7256
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New York, NY
Blue Cross
Mark is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and Adult Health Nurse Practitioner. He provides comprehensive psychiatric evaluations, medication management, and psychotherapy to all individuals. He has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a master’s degree in Nursing from The Ohio State University. He has specialized training in managing mental health for clients living with HIV, and substance use problems. He strives to provide an anti-racist, LGBTQ affirming, non-judgmental, open, honest environment for all clients to express themselves and create the change they want.
Sandip Sheth MD
Psychiatrist Verified
Verified
New Hyde Park, NY
I am a Adult and Geriatric Psychiatrist practicing for last 20 years in Queens.I am trained at Brookdale hospital and Long island Jewish Hospital.I work as Chief of inpatient unit for last 15 years and also teach Medical students and Psychiatric residents. Work with major Psychiatric disorder including but not limited to Depression ,anxiety disorders ,Dementia and its complication, and Bipolar disorders.In addition,I also like and enjoy coordinating between Medical and Psychiatric care. We have an Internist in my office .This does help in expediting and making the process more efficient. We have evening hours.
Blue Cross
(516) 217-8418
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New Hyde Park, NY
Blue Cross
I am a Adult and Geriatric Psychiatrist practicing for last 20 years in Queens.I am trained at Brookdale hospital and Long island Jewish Hospital.I work as Chief of inpatient unit for last 15 years and also teach Medical students and Psychiatric residents. Work with major Psychiatric disorder including but not limited to Depression ,anxiety disorders ,Dementia and its complication, and Bipolar disorders.In addition,I also like and enjoy coordinating between Medical and Psychiatric care. We have an Internist in my office .This does help in expediting and making the process more efficient. We have evening hours.
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TelePsychiatristPiedmont Behavioral Services
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Mount Vernon, NY
We provide Child and Adult Psychiatry, Therapy and Substance abuse services via video across New York. Our Board Certified Psychiatrists and Therapists are available to help everyday and we can offer same day appointments. Telepsychiatry or Telemedicine uses video link (via computer or smartphone) to offer appointments from home or outside clinic. It offers the option to see a psychiatrist any time as long as you have access to your smart phone or computer. Please use our website or below link to make an appointment. https://piedmontbs.com/telepsychiatry
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(914) 313-8262
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Mount Vernon, NY
Blue Cross
We provide Child and Adult Psychiatry, Therapy and Substance abuse services via video across New York. Our Board Certified Psychiatrists and Therapists are available to help everyday and we can offer same day appointments. Telepsychiatry or Telemedicine uses video link (via computer or smartphone) to offer appointments from home or outside clinic. It offers the option to see a psychiatrist any time as long as you have access to your smart phone or computer. Please use our website or below link to make an appointment. https://piedmontbs.com/telepsychiatry
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Christina Ercole
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP Verified
Verified
New York, NY
MANY INSURANCE PLANS ACCEPTED Christina Ercole, MSN is a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, who specializes in psychopharmacology across the lifespan. Ms. Ercole received her Bachelor's Degree from Fairfield University, where she studied psychology. She completed her advanced nursing degree at the Yale University School of Nursing. Ms. Ercole strongly believes in an integrative and interdisciplinary approach to mental health and empowers her patients to be active participants in their health care. She is currently working at Modern Integrative Psychiatry, an adult psychopharmacology practice located in NYC
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(917) 540-5424
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New York, NY
Blue Cross
MANY INSURANCE PLANS ACCEPTED Christina Ercole, MSN is a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, who specializes in psychopharmacology across the lifespan. Ms. Ercole received her Bachelor's Degree from Fairfield University, where she studied psychology. She completed her advanced nursing degree at the Yale University School of Nursing. Ms. Ercole strongly believes in an integrative and interdisciplinary approach to mental health and empowers her patients to be active participants in their health care. She is currently working at Modern Integrative Psychiatry, an adult psychopharmacology practice located in NYC
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Ruddy Calderon
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP Verified
Verified
New York, NY
MANY INSURANCE PLANS ACCEPTED Ruddy Calderon, MS, PMHNP-BC is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. He is skilled in psychopharmacology and psychotherapy across the lifespan. Mr. Calderon completed his Bachelor's degree at Nazareth College and went on to complete his advanced nursing degree from the University at Buffalo. He is scheduled to complete his doctoral degree from the University at Buffalo in 2021. Mr. Calderon empowers his patients to be active participants in their health care. He is currently working at Modern Integrative Psychiatry, a psychopharmacology practice located in NYC.
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(917) 920-9543
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New York, NY
Blue Cross
MANY INSURANCE PLANS ACCEPTED Ruddy Calderon, MS, PMHNP-BC is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. He is skilled in psychopharmacology and psychotherapy across the lifespan. Mr. Calderon completed his Bachelor's degree at Nazareth College and went on to complete his advanced nursing degree from the University at Buffalo. He is scheduled to complete his doctoral degree from the University at Buffalo in 2021. Mr. Calderon empowers his patients to be active participants in their health care. He is currently working at Modern Integrative Psychiatry, a psychopharmacology practice located in NYC.
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Evolve Psychiatry NY
Psychiatrist, MD, MPH Verified
Verified
Massapequa, NY
Dr.Bajpayi is triple Board Certified in Adult,Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. He is extensively trained in Psychotherapy and Psychopharmacology. After he completed his Adult Psychiatry Residency training in Brooklyn, NY, he pursued further specialization in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at State University of New York , Brooklyn and Georgia Regents University, Augusta, Georgia. Dr. Bajpayi has been associated with various hospitals in NY- North Shore LIJ, NY Methodist Hospital, Long Island College Hospital, SUNY Downstate, Brookdale University Hospital, Kings County Hospital, and South Oaks Hospital.
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(631) 240-4702
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Massapequa, NY
Blue Cross
Dr.Bajpayi is triple Board Certified in Adult,Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. He is extensively trained in Psychotherapy and Psychopharmacology. After he completed his Adult Psychiatry Residency training in Brooklyn, NY, he pursued further specialization in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at State University of New York , Brooklyn and Georgia Regents University, Augusta, Georgia. Dr. Bajpayi has been associated with various hospitals in NY- North Shore LIJ, NY Methodist Hospital, Long Island College Hospital, SUNY Downstate, Brookdale University Hospital, Kings County Hospital, and South Oaks Hospital.
ConscientiaMD Tele-Psychiatry
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, PhD Verified
Verified
New York, NY
CONSCIENTIAMD is a Tele-Psychiatry (Video Visits) psychiatric practice serving patients in all counties of New Jersey and New York. Attend your visit from the convenience of your home, office using your laptop or cellphone. COVERED BY MOST INSURANCES. Our providers have over 10 years of experience in treating patients with PTSD, depression, anxiety, ADHD, Bipolar disorder & weight management. Our providers include - Dr. Simbiat Oladiran-Adighije, PMHNP, PhD (Adult), Dr. Ginger Simor, MD (Child, Adolescent and Adults) NP Christine M. Lisa, PMHNP-BC (Adolescents and Adults) and Dr. Tara Thompson, PMHNP, PhD.
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(212) 439-5171
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New York, NY
Blue Cross
CONSCIENTIAMD is a Tele-Psychiatry (Video Visits) psychiatric practice serving patients in all counties of New Jersey and New York. Attend your visit from the convenience of your home, office using your laptop or cellphone. COVERED BY MOST INSURANCES. Our providers have over 10 years of experience in treating patients with PTSD, depression, anxiety, ADHD, Bipolar disorder & weight management. Our providers include - Dr. Simbiat Oladiran-Adighije, PMHNP, PhD (Adult), Dr. Ginger Simor, MD (Child, Adolescent and Adults) NP Christine M. Lisa, PMHNP-BC (Adolescents and Adults) and Dr. Tara Thompson, PMHNP, PhD.
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Psychiatrists Suffolk Clinical Care Solutions
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MS, NPP, PMHNP, PhD, MD Verified
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Hauppauge, NY
URGENT APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE! LOWEST FEES ON LONG ISLAND! Problems finding quality Mental Health Prescribing Clinicians? We offer SOLUTIONS! Our Clinical Team of Psychiatric Professionals, including; Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners, Psychotherapists, Clinical Social Workers and Supervising Psychiatrists are all experts in the field. Our team conducts thorough Intakes, Assessments and Evaluations to help you determine an individual treatment plan that best meets your unique needs. We believe the most important member of the treatment team is YOU! CALL TODAY!
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(631) 337-8767
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Hauppauge, NY
Blue Cross
URGENT APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE! LOWEST FEES ON LONG ISLAND! Problems finding quality Mental Health Prescribing Clinicians? We offer SOLUTIONS! Our Clinical Team of Psychiatric Professionals, including; Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners, Psychotherapists, Clinical Social Workers and Supervising Psychiatrists are all experts in the field. Our team conducts thorough Intakes, Assessments and Evaluations to help you determine an individual treatment plan that best meets your unique needs. We believe the most important member of the treatment team is YOU! CALL TODAY!
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Four Corners Counseling
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP-B Verified
Verified
Penfield, NY
**My therapy practice is full and I am prioritizing LGBTQ clients for medication. Please be specific about you and your needs in your message to me.** Hello! I'm Jessica Kurzdorfer, a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner. I'm so glad you found me. I'm qualified to provide psychiatric evaluations, medication management, individual, and family therapy. I aim to be a pillar in your support system during appointments and in-between. I view your mental health holistically. Depending on your goals, we are likely to conduct lab work, discuss sleep, movement, nutrition, and possibly supplements and genetic testing,
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(585) 449-6797
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Penfield, NY
Blue Cross
**My therapy practice is full and I am prioritizing LGBTQ clients for medication. Please be specific about you and your needs in your message to me.** Hello! I'm Jessica Kurzdorfer, a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner. I'm so glad you found me. I'm qualified to provide psychiatric evaluations, medication management, individual, and family therapy. I aim to be a pillar in your support system during appointments and in-between. I view your mental health holistically. Depending on your goals, we are likely to conduct lab work, discuss sleep, movement, nutrition, and possibly supplements and genetic testing,

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Are you looking for a Brooklyn BlueCross Psychiatrist? These Brooklyn Psychiatrists accept BlueCross insurance. They include BlueCross Psychiatrists in Brooklyn, BlueCross psychologists and BlueCross counseling. A Brooklyn Psychiatrist who accepts BlueCross, may be in network with BlueCross, or you can make a claim on your BlueCross insurance as an out of network BlueCross provider.


About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Brooklyn 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 Brooklyn has many sub specialties including pediatric psychiatry (so check for Brooklyn child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Brooklyn). 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 (certain states license Psychopharmacologists), psychiatric genetics, neuroimaging, and clinical neurophysiology.

Psychiatric nurse practitioners in Brooklyn, or mental health nurse practitioners, generally have a MS degree in nursing (MSN) and a number of years training to become certified. Psychiatric nurse practitioners are able to assess and diagnose mental health conditions and prescribe medication. Brooklyn Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.