Psychiatrists in Corte Madera, CA

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Heather Muhr
Psychiatrist, DO, MPH
Verified Verified
Corte Madera, CA 94925
Welcome. I am a board-certified child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist.
Welcome. I am a board-certified child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist.
(510) 683-5409 View (510) 683-5409
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Judith Keins
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Corte Madera, CA 94925
I have been a general adult psychiatrist for 30 years, practicing at the interface of psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy as an in-depth generalist. I offer an integrated model of psychiatric and psychological treatment, emphasizing mind/body interface. My modal patient has one or more psychiatric diagnoses and has failed one or more trials of psychiatric medication in a split treatment model (in which the primary care physician or the psychiatrist has prescribed while a psychologist or MFT has overseen therapy). There was usually little to no collaboration among those two treatment providers. I believe that treatment outcome is optimized with a strong physician/patient alliance.
I have been a general adult psychiatrist for 30 years, practicing at the interface of psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy as an in-depth generalist. I offer an integrated model of psychiatric and psychological treatment, emphasizing mind/body interface. My modal patient has one or more psychiatric diagnoses and has failed one or more trials of psychiatric medication in a split treatment model (in which the primary care physician or the psychiatrist has prescribed while a psychologist or MFT has overseen therapy). There was usually little to no collaboration among those two treatment providers. I believe that treatment outcome is optimized with a strong physician/patient alliance.
(415) 301-3911 View (415) 301-3911
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Emily Tejani
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Corte Madera, CA 94925
Not accepting new clients
Welcome to my practice. I specialize in the treatment of emotional, behavioral, and substance use difficulties in children, adolescents, and adults. My practice aims to provide exceptional patient care and personalized treatment in a setting that is structured to maintain confidentiality. Trained at the Yale University Department of Psychiatry, my approach emphasizes compassion, collaboration, and evidence based medicine. I focus on treating the whole person and staying up to date on the latest treatment advances in psychiatry in order to provide the most effective care for your unique needs.
Welcome to my practice. I specialize in the treatment of emotional, behavioral, and substance use difficulties in children, adolescents, and adults. My practice aims to provide exceptional patient care and personalized treatment in a setting that is structured to maintain confidentiality. Trained at the Yale University Department of Psychiatry, my approach emphasizes compassion, collaboration, and evidence based medicine. I focus on treating the whole person and staying up to date on the latest treatment advances in psychiatry in order to provide the most effective care for your unique needs.
(415) 403-2691 View (415) 403-2691
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Mark Schiller
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Corte Madera, CA 94925
As the founder of Mind Therapy Clinic, a psychiatric center focused on innovative, integrated, and personalized care, I believe in utilizing innovative approaches to treating the most common to the most complicated problems with the latest, scientifically supported psychotherapeutic and medication approaches. The Mind Therapy clinicians supplement traditional approaches with rapidly developing diagnostic technologies to more objectively identify, target, and treat psychiatric problems. An integrated approach to treating the whole person involves integrating mainstream methods with alternative disciplines and fostering collaboration between clinicians with differing backgrounds and training.
As the founder of Mind Therapy Clinic, a psychiatric center focused on innovative, integrated, and personalized care, I believe in utilizing innovative approaches to treating the most common to the most complicated problems with the latest, scientifically supported psychotherapeutic and medication approaches. The Mind Therapy clinicians supplement traditional approaches with rapidly developing diagnostic technologies to more objectively identify, target, and treat psychiatric problems. An integrated approach to treating the whole person involves integrating mainstream methods with alternative disciplines and fostering collaboration between clinicians with differing backgrounds and training.
(650) 209-7943 View (650) 209-7943
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Madison Buchanan
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Corte Madera, CA 94925
I work well with individuals who want to understanding the deeper origins of recurrent life problems, and who are committed to meeting weekly or more frequently for therapy. If you are already in quality therapy with another provider, I can support that work with medication consultation at less frequent intervals.
I work well with individuals who want to understanding the deeper origins of recurrent life problems, and who are committed to meeting weekly or more frequently for therapy. If you are already in quality therapy with another provider, I can support that work with medication consultation at less frequent intervals.
(628) 600-3285 View (628) 600-3285
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Marie Giarratana Young
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, MPH, MSN, NP
Verified Verified
Corte Madera, CA 94925
Welcome! I am a Women's Mental Health Specialist. I offer services that are solution-focused, and supportive. If you are experiencing anxiety or depression, I can offer treatment in a compassionate and individualized manner. If medication is necessary, I will provide the added benefit of prescribing your medication. I enjoy working with all age groups of women who have varying needs. Living through the pandemic has created another layer of stress for so many women, and I can be of support to you. The experience of navigating the world of reproductive health can feel overwhelming. I offer solution-focused care in a gentle manner.
Welcome! I am a Women's Mental Health Specialist. I offer services that are solution-focused, and supportive. If you are experiencing anxiety or depression, I can offer treatment in a compassionate and individualized manner. If medication is necessary, I will provide the added benefit of prescribing your medication. I enjoy working with all age groups of women who have varying needs. Living through the pandemic has created another layer of stress for so many women, and I can be of support to you. The experience of navigating the world of reproductive health can feel overwhelming. I offer solution-focused care in a gentle manner.
(415) 691-6387 View (415) 691-6387
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Melanie de Luna MD
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Corte Madera, CA 94925
I offer a personalized approach in my practice, taking into account the many factors that influence ones sense of well-being. I have advanced training in psychodynamic psychotherapy, medication management and integrative psychiatry. My areas of expertise include the treatment of depression, anxiety, mood lability, women's mental health and hormonal issues, particularly during pregnancy and post-partum, trauma, and interpersonal issues. Finding the right psychiatrist is a very personal decision. I am happy to talk with you by telephone or schedule an initial consultation to provide you with a better sense of my style and approach.
I offer a personalized approach in my practice, taking into account the many factors that influence ones sense of well-being. I have advanced training in psychodynamic psychotherapy, medication management and integrative psychiatry. My areas of expertise include the treatment of depression, anxiety, mood lability, women's mental health and hormonal issues, particularly during pregnancy and post-partum, trauma, and interpersonal issues. Finding the right psychiatrist is a very personal decision. I am happy to talk with you by telephone or schedule an initial consultation to provide you with a better sense of my style and approach.
(628) 333-2148 View (628) 333-2148
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Brooke Bearden
Physician Assistant
Verified Verified
Corte Madera, CA 94925
Brooke Bearden is a nationally certified Physician Associate specializing in psychiatry with an integrative approach, focusing on the development of the patient-provider relationship as well as the patient’s relationship with their own mind and body. She strives to create a trusted, non-judgmental space to offer individualized treatment plans blending lifestyle approaches, psychotherapy, and medication management with shared decision making. Brooke values exploring mindfulness, nervous system regulation, nutrition, sleep, movement, and interpersonal relationships to support the wellness journey.
Brooke Bearden is a nationally certified Physician Associate specializing in psychiatry with an integrative approach, focusing on the development of the patient-provider relationship as well as the patient’s relationship with their own mind and body. She strives to create a trusted, non-judgmental space to offer individualized treatment plans blending lifestyle approaches, psychotherapy, and medication management with shared decision making. Brooke values exploring mindfulness, nervous system regulation, nutrition, sleep, movement, and interpersonal relationships to support the wellness journey.
(415) 862-7764 View (415) 862-7764
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Michelle Guchereau
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
10 Endorsed
Corte Madera, CA 94925
I am a Board-Certified Psychiatrist for adults, adolescents and children. I currently lead a diverse team of psychiatry providers and therapists at Well Coast Medical Corporation. We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of Attention Deficient Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD), mood disorders, trauma and anxiety. We provide thorough psychiatric assessments, medications and/or psychotherapy for adults and youth. We also collaborate with other therapists to provide medication evaluations and treatment for patients who are actively in therapy elsewhere.
I am a Board-Certified Psychiatrist for adults, adolescents and children. I currently lead a diverse team of psychiatry providers and therapists at Well Coast Medical Corporation. We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of Attention Deficient Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD), mood disorders, trauma and anxiety. We provide thorough psychiatric assessments, medications and/or psychotherapy for adults and youth. We also collaborate with other therapists to provide medication evaluations and treatment for patients who are actively in therapy elsewhere.
(415) 969-5396 View (415) 969-5396
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The Clinic
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Corte Madera, CA 94925
We are a team of healthcare professionals dedicated to providing innovative treatments and personalized care. We offer psychotherapy and medication management for optimizing well-being. Our team specializes in cutting edge, evidence based treatments. We have providers who have expertise treating sleep disorders, depression, anxiety, ADHD, Bipolar Disorder and other common and complex conditions. We are a dedicated team of providers who work closely and collaboratively to provide the best care possible to our patients and their families.
We are a team of healthcare professionals dedicated to providing innovative treatments and personalized care. We offer psychotherapy and medication management for optimizing well-being. Our team specializes in cutting edge, evidence based treatments. We have providers who have expertise treating sleep disorders, depression, anxiety, ADHD, Bipolar Disorder and other common and complex conditions. We are a dedicated team of providers who work closely and collaboratively to provide the best care possible to our patients and their families.
(415) 697-3878 View (415) 697-3878
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Dr Mark Chofla | Empathy Therapy
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified Verified
Corte Madera, CA 94925  (Online Only)
Dr. Mark Chofla is a board-certified psychiatrist and physician who completed his specialty residency training at the Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center. After receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior from the University of California at Davis, Dr. Chofla earned his medical degree from Midwestern University: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Dr. Mark Chofla is a board-certified psychiatrist and physician who completed his specialty residency training at the Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center. After receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior from the University of California at Davis, Dr. Chofla earned his medical degree from Midwestern University: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine.
(559) 594-3911 View (559) 594-3911
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Adam Nelson
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Corte Madera, CA 94925
I currently see patients in my private office, where I specialize in working with a broad spectrum of complex diagnoses and conditions, such as atypical mood disorders, psychoses, and personality disorders. I use an integrative treatment approach to address several possible areas of concern, including genetics, epigenetics, biochemistry, interpersonal skills, current stress, and historical life experiences.
I currently see patients in my private office, where I specialize in working with a broad spectrum of complex diagnoses and conditions, such as atypical mood disorders, psychoses, and personality disorders. I use an integrative treatment approach to address several possible areas of concern, including genetics, epigenetics, biochemistry, interpersonal skills, current stress, and historical life experiences.
(415) 578-9413 View (415) 578-9413
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Samantha Scherzinger
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, BC
Verified Verified
Corte Madera, CA 94925
Samantha Scherzinger is a board-certified family psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner. Samantha has a broad range of experience working with patients from diverse backgrounds across the lifespan. She has worked in community mental health settings as well as John Hopkins Medical Center. Samantha focuses on empowering her patients to achieve their optimal level of health and quality of life.
Samantha Scherzinger is a board-certified family psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner. Samantha has a broad range of experience working with patients from diverse backgrounds across the lifespan. She has worked in community mental health settings as well as John Hopkins Medical Center. Samantha focuses on empowering her patients to achieve their optimal level of health and quality of life.
(628) 444-4882 View (628) 444-4882
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Mark H. Swoiskin, MD
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Corte Madera, CA 94925
My personal philosophy is that each of us has a basic need to be deeply understood by another human being. We all yearn, suffer, and celebrate, often privately, and often in ways that are not fully known even to ourselves. I strive to help each person feel safe enough that such private and unknown thoughts and feelings can emerge and be explored together. Whether you are looking for help through a crisis or with a long-standing illness or sense of discontent, my aim is to understand who you uniquely are and how I can help you heal and grow.
My personal philosophy is that each of us has a basic need to be deeply understood by another human being. We all yearn, suffer, and celebrate, often privately, and often in ways that are not fully known even to ourselves. I strive to help each person feel safe enough that such private and unknown thoughts and feelings can emerge and be explored together. Whether you are looking for help through a crisis or with a long-standing illness or sense of discontent, my aim is to understand who you uniquely are and how I can help you heal and grow.
(415) 789-3757 View (415) 789-3757
Katharine Ballinger
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Corte Madera, CA 94925
I am a board-certified psychiatrist and I do both medication management and pyschotherapy. I treat adults and adolescents with multiple mental health concerns including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, attention deficit disorder (ADHD/ADD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), insomnia, panic attacks, eating disorders, and relationship issues. I also have a special interest in women's health and treating women during pregnancy, post-partum, and pregnancy planning.
I am a board-certified psychiatrist and I do both medication management and pyschotherapy. I treat adults and adolescents with multiple mental health concerns including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, attention deficit disorder (ADHD/ADD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), insomnia, panic attacks, eating disorders, and relationship issues. I also have a special interest in women's health and treating women during pregnancy, post-partum, and pregnancy planning.
(415) 969-2211 View (415) 969-2211
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Zachary D. Torry
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Corte Madera, CA 94925
I am a Board Certified Psychiatrist and provide medication management as well as psychotherapy to late teens and adults. My treatment philosophy incorporates a humanistic mind-body approach that appreciates the unique strengths and cultural background of each individual. My emphasis is on helping and not medicating. I strongly value the therapeutic relationship and make every effort to ensure that each patient's experience in treatment is comfortable and safe. And, importantly, I firmly believe in walking down the treatment path together.
I am a Board Certified Psychiatrist and provide medication management as well as psychotherapy to late teens and adults. My treatment philosophy incorporates a humanistic mind-body approach that appreciates the unique strengths and cultural background of each individual. My emphasis is on helping and not medicating. I strongly value the therapeutic relationship and make every effort to ensure that each patient's experience in treatment is comfortable and safe. And, importantly, I firmly believe in walking down the treatment path together.
(650) 204-3992 View (650) 204-3992
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Shannon Wozniak
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, NP
Verified Verified
Corte Madera, CA 94925  (Online Only)
Shannon is a provider with 20 years of experience in psychopharmacology and medication management. Her clinical roles have included partnerships with various healthcare startups, hospital and community mental health affiliations, academics and the director of psychiatric services at a Bay Area nonprofit. In her private practice she values a collaborative treatment approach with her clients.
Shannon is a provider with 20 years of experience in psychopharmacology and medication management. Her clinical roles have included partnerships with various healthcare startups, hospital and community mental health affiliations, academics and the director of psychiatric services at a Bay Area nonprofit. In her private practice she values a collaborative treatment approach with her clients.
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Dr. Emily Willow
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Corte Madera, CA 94925
I am a board certified UCSF-trained psychiatrist, researcher, and educator based in San Francisco, California.  My practice and research focus is on psychedelic-assisted psychotherapies and I have worked on multiple clinical trials investigating psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy – including both MDMA and psilocybin. In addition to my private practice, I am an attending at UCSF and ZSFGH in Psychiatric Emergency Services. Please see my website for more information regarding my private practice services.
I am a board certified UCSF-trained psychiatrist, researcher, and educator based in San Francisco, California.  My practice and research focus is on psychedelic-assisted psychotherapies and I have worked on multiple clinical trials investigating psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy – including both MDMA and psilocybin. In addition to my private practice, I am an attending at UCSF and ZSFGH in Psychiatric Emergency Services. Please see my website for more information regarding my private practice services.
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Dr Mark Chofla | Empathy Therapy
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified Verified
Mill Valley, CA 94941  (Online Only)
Dr. Mark Chofla is a board-certified psychiatrist and physician who completed his specialty residency training at the Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center. After receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior from the University of California at Davis, Dr. Chofla earned his medical degree from Midwestern University: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Dr. Mark Chofla is a board-certified psychiatrist and physician who completed his specialty residency training at the Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center. After receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior from the University of California at Davis, Dr. Chofla earned his medical degree from Midwestern University: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine.
(888) 832-9635 View (888) 832-9635
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Lisa Youngblood
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Mill Valley, CA 94941  (Online Only)
We are a dedicated telepsychiatry clinic that specializes in providing remote psychiatric and psychological services. Our comprehensive range of telepsychiatry options includes Psychopharmacology, Psychotherapy, Medication Management, and Spravato (Esketamine), all conveniently delivered to patients in the comfort of their own homes. We proudly serve veterans and welcome most insurances, including Medicare and Partnership (Beacon).
We are a dedicated telepsychiatry clinic that specializes in providing remote psychiatric and psychological services. Our comprehensive range of telepsychiatry options includes Psychopharmacology, Psychotherapy, Medication Management, and Spravato (Esketamine), all conveniently delivered to patients in the comfort of their own homes. We proudly serve veterans and welcome most insurances, including Medicare and Partnership (Beacon).
(415) 831-7531 View (415) 831-7531

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Number of Psychiatrists in Corte Madera, CA

10+

Average cost per session

$350

Psychiatrists in Corte Madera, CA who prioritize treating:

89% Anxiety
83% Depression
72% Trauma and PTSD
72% Medication Management
67% Relationship Issues
67% Self Esteem
61% ADHD

Average years in practice

24 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

57% Other
43% Aetna
43% Cigna and Evernorth

How Psychiatrists in Corte Madera, CA see their clients

89% In Person and Online
11% Online Only

Gender breakdown

67% Female
33% Male

FAQs - About Psychiatrists and Psychiatric Nurses

How can I find a psychiatrist in Corte Madera?

The Psychology Today Directory enables you to search specifically for psychiatrists, using the drop down provider menu in the navigation bar, by city or zip code, or by the name of the psychiatrist. Search results provide detailed profiles of professionals, including their treatment approach and areas of expertise. In addition, listings provide important information about each psychiatrist’s credentials, fees, payment options, and insurance affiliations. Directory users can select psychiatrists who meet an array of personally-desired criteria, such as familiarity with a specific community or condition.

What is the difference between a psychiatrist and a psychologist?

Psychiatrists are medical specialists who focus on understanding, diagnosing, and treating diseases of the brain and disorders of the mind and behavior. As physicians, psychiatrists are trained to recognize the often-subtle biological causes of mental disorders and to monitor the effects of mental disturbances on physical conditions, such as heart disease. Psychologists are especially attuned to the influence of early experience on development and behavior, emotional and cognitive processes, the nature of personality, and social functioning. They are also trained to deploy an array of psychological tests—IQ tests, personality tests, behavioral assessments—to gauge a person’s functioning.

What is a psychiatric nurse practitioner?

A psychiatric nurse practitioner, also known as a mental health nurse practitioner, is a registered nurse who completes advanced training in psychiatric care, earning either a master’s or doctoral degree in psychiatric nursing, and in the U.S., passes a national certification exam. Like psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners are trained to assess, diagnose, and treat mental health conditions. In some locales, psychiatric nurse practitioners can offer the full range of psychiatric care, including prescribing and managing medication. In other places, they must work in collaboration with a physician.

Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed psychiatrist?

The Psychology Today directory lists providers who offer legitimate mental health services to the public, including psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and counselors. All psychiatrists listed in the directory have a valid license issued by the state(s) in which they practice and are certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Providers whose license or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Some individuals or organizations provide services for which their state or country does not offer licenses, such as pastoral counseling. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

Can a psychiatrist prescribe medication?

Psychiatrists are licensed medical doctors who are trained to recognize the many ways body processes affect the functioning of the brain and mind. As physicians, they can prescribe medication. Patients who are prescribed medications will typically need to continue to see a psychiatrist so that the effects of the medication can be monitored. For many psychiatric conditions, including common disorders such as anxiety and depression, the preferred treatment is combination therapy—medication accompanied by psychotherapy.

Do psychiatrists offer therapy?

Psychiatrists are generally trained in a number of treatment modalities, including psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy, and, increasingly, somatic therapies. Typically, psychiatrists make a diagnosis and determine a course of treatment based on chemical or biological factors, using lab tests, brain scans and physical and psychological evaluations. While psychotherapy may be used in the first session to aid in diagnosis, it is not typically utilized in subsequent visits. In fact, after the introductory session, most sessions with a psychiatrist may only be 15-20 minutes in length and are largely focused on medication management. Many psychiatrists who do not offer psychotherapy work collaboratively with psychologists and other mental health clinicians and can refer clients seeking talk therapy to those providers.

How do I know if I need a psychiatrist or a therapist?

It is not always easy to know which type of mental health practitioner to choose. Many people are unaware of the root of their mental or behavioral problem. One way many people learn which type of care is best for them is by seeing their primary care provider first. Depending on the nature and severity of the symptoms, the physician may review their medical history or perform medical tests to determine whether biological factors are involved before making a referral. It is not necessary for a person to know precisely what type of care they need in order to seek help. Many psychiatrists and psychologists refer clients to each other depending on client needs.

Do I need a referral to see a psychiatrist?

A referral to a psychiatrist is often not required. However, seeing your primary care physician first can be helpful and actually prove to be a shortcut to getting what you need. Your PCP may have a clear idea whether psychiatric help is needed and/or which kind of mental health care would be most beneficial and refer you to the right type of practitioner. For that reason alone, some psychiatrists require a referral. Further, many insurance plans require a referral from a PCP if they cover all of part of the cost of seeing a specialist; if, however, you are paying out of pocket, you may not need a referral. In any case, a referral may speed the process of securing an appointment with a psychiatrist, especially in areas where there is a shortage of mental health specialists and new patients face long waits for appointments.