Psychiatrists in Kern County, CA

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Photo of Ryan Thebo, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in Kern County, CA
Ryan Thebo
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNP, FNP
Verified
Are you struggling to balance your mental and physical health and in need of a more comprehensive approach? No problem! I provide Telemedicine (Telepsychiatry) Services, so that you can conveniently be seen from your home for psychiatry appointments and medication management without the need to travel! I provide the same psychiatry services as an in-person office visit and I can also address other aspects that encompass your complete wellness. My aim is to help you to thrive at your best! You can easily self-schedule a Telepsychiatry video appointment now at: pwpsychiatry.com
(888) 909-8676 x2 
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Bakersfield, CA 93308
Offers video visits
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The Focus Doc
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Dr. Dave Auluck, M.D. is a 3rd generation physician, 2nd generation psychiatrist, and physician educator. He is passionate about improving the mental health treatment experience. His mission is to ensure personalized, industry-leading, preeminent care is accessible and affordable. He has worked with thousands of patients over the years and overseen program development for tens of thousands of others.
(661) 218-1308 
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Bakersfield, CA 93301
Offers video visits
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Kingwai Lui
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified
As a faculty member of Kaweah Health Psychiatry Residency, I offer treatment approaches supported by current scientific evidence. Together, we will explore different options and devise a comprehensive and holistic plan built on trust and open communication. Our plan will be flexible based to your need and best interest as we understand the fluidity of life.
(661) 215-8947 
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Bakersfield, CA 93311
Offers video visits
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Albert Ma
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Being a psychiatrist for 20 plus years, I have learned that a trusting relationship with a patient is more important than any cutting edge medication. The best medication will become outdated in 10 years or less. But a doctor's compassion will never go out of style.
(661) 208-3779 
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Bakersfield, CA 93311
Offers video visits
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Setare Eslami
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Welcome to my practice! Serving my clients during tough moments on their journey is my honor. I am an adult psychiatrist who tailors treatments for adults of all ages and backgrounds.
(661) 218-1353 
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Bakersfield, CA 93311
Offers video visits
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Online Psychiatrist in California
Psychiatrist, MD, MBBS
Verified
Dr. Gundu Reddy is licensed in California. Prior to starting residency at Mount Sinai School of medicine, she pursued additional research in HIV Psychiatry. As well as residency training, she has also pursued further training in psychodynamic psychotherapy at the NYU Psychoanalytic Institute. She states that whether prescribing medication, family, or relationship therapy, understanding psychodynamic conflict and causes of symptoms will cause help to enhance the quality of care. As well as psychodynamic training Dr. Reddy also has a background in integrative psychiatry and treatment resistance.
(833) 312-4222 
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Bakersfield, CA 93306
Offers video visits
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VirtualPsychiatricCare.com
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, APRN, PMHNP
Verified
Accepting new patients via telehealth visits for psychiatric evaluations and medication management. I treat anyone suffering with depression, anxiety, or any other mental health issue that is adversely affecting optimal functioning at work, deterring their best social self, or preventing being fully present for loved ones. Our clients are looking to be properly diagnosed and treated using the safest prescribing principles. Make your appointment in our website today. Evening and weekend hours are available. We offer affordable rates-Initial Psychiatric Eval $249, Follow-ups are $99.
(657) 286-7044 
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Bakersfield, CA 93301
Offers video visits
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Ronil Shah
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Dr. Shah is welcoming new patients for video appointments. As a Board-certified M.D. psychiatrist, he specializes in assessing and treating anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, OCD, PTSD and other psychiatric issues. A holistic provider, he combines non-pharmacologic approaches - including psychodynamic psychotherapy and cognitive behavioral therapy - in addition to medication. He utilizes such therapeutic modalities in medication management appointments as well as dedicated therapy sessions. Consequently, patients benefit from well-integrated treatment that is both systematic and thorough.
 
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Bakersfield, CA 93301
Offers video visits
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Alexis Meshi
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Receive care from the comfort of your home! Do you struggle with depression, anxiety, or attention and focus difficulties? Are your symptoms causing problems in your life? Are your relationships being affected? Are you not able to work to your potential? Are you unsatisfied in life and want to make major positive changes? Or are you doing well but want to further optimize your life situation? If you or a loved one suffer from emotional or mental distress, you have come to the right place. Welcome to my practice. I look forward meeting you and your loved ones and making your world a happier and a better place.
(949) 518-3160 
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Bakersfield, CA 93301
Offers video visits
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Purificacion-Hency Marquez
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Dr. Purificacion-Hency B. Marquez is a compassionate, experienced, and passionate medical health practitioner with a vast experience in psychiatry dating back from her years in medical school. She was a psychiatric nurse prior to being a full-fledged psychiatrist. Being a psychiatrist entails a lot of patience and empathy, of which Dr. Marquez has nurtured and learned a lot of, from her varied work experiences dealing with patients of all ages, of varied conditions and of diverse cultural backgrounds.
(424) 433-4179 
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Bakersfield, CA 93309
Offers video visits
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Joshua Flatow
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Pacific Mind Health approaches mental health using a variety of evidence-based treatments including medication, psychotherapy, telemedicine, and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). We are excited to offer Theta Burst Stimulation (TBS) - a revolutionary 3-minute procedure with equal or better efficacy to standard 40+ minute TMS protocols. We provide a thorough diagnostic evaluation to create a personalized treatment plan that will help guide you towards wellness. Please use this link for a free informational TMS session https://www.pacificmindhealth.com/tmsinfo.html
(844) 937-1766 
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Bakersfield, CA 93301
Offers video visits
Photo of David Russell, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in Kern County, CA
David Russell
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PsychNP
Verified
Online ADHD treatment personalized to individual needs. Go to EnhancePsychiatry.com to book an appointment. No need to call or email the office. Prescriptions are electronically sent to your pharmacy of choice right after your first telehealth visit. Next day and weekend appointments available. This practice is: judgment free, compassionate, understands that ADHD is a real struggle, and easily accessible through telehealth. This practice aims to reduce the stress, shame, and anxiety of ADHD and help clients with the skills they need to get motivated, focused, organized, and perform closer to their true potential.
 
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Bakersfield, CA 93301
Offers video visits
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Mottsin Thomas
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS-Bonmente knows asking for help is not an easy thing to do. We also know that finding a provider you trust to help you navigate mental health care can be a challenge. That's why we're here and we're doing things differently. As a patient at Bonmente, you enjoy comprehensive treatments customized specifically for your unique circumstances, convenient telemedicine appointments that allow you to see your provider from the comfort of home, an online patient portal that lets you communicate directly with your provider, and a highly trained support team that makes becoming a patient as simple as it should be.
(833) 698-0279 
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Bakersfield, CA 93301
Offers video visits
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Matt House
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified
Life can be stressful. Whether suffering with a major psychiatric issue or a difficult life transition, seeking help is a sign of strength and resilience. My job is to help you navigate these stressors and find healthful strategies to engage meaningfully in all areas of your life.
(559) 314-2530 
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Bakersfield, CA 93311
Offers video visits
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PsychCare Anywhere
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, PMHNP, FNP
Verified
*We will soon be in network with major insurers* PsychCare Anywhere specializes in providing mental health and wellness services in an open, non-judgmental, AND affordable delivery model. We specialize in service to under-served communities and offer quality care to individuals who may otherwise be unable or reluctant to access mental health care. We are owned and operated by professionals who are not simply educated in the unique needs of the communities we serve, but are or have been members of those communities ourselves. We are fully committed to providing services in a way that removes barriers to care.
(619) 292-0787 
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Bakersfield, CA 93301
Offers video visits

Online Psychiatrists

Photo of Dawn Weathersby, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in Kern County, CA
Dawn Weathersby
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified
Dawn is an ANCC board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. She completed undergraduate degrees in public administration and nursing at Indiana University and Western Governors University, respectively. She received her master of science in nursing from the University of Alabama. Dawn has over 20 years of experience working with varied populations across the lifespan including adolescents, veterans, the incarcerated, persons with autism and geriatric patients. She endorses a holistic approach to mental health care, incorporating both medication management and psychotherapy in reaching therapeutic goals.
(347) 448-5139 
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El Monte, CA 91732
Offers video visits
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Alison D Mitchell
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Patients come to my practice for help with their daily mental health issues. They have reached the point of dysfunction and dissatisfaction with their ability to successfully and happily go through life. At times this may mean medication is indicated for treatment and other times breakthroughs can happen with in office psychotherapy. Together we work as a team to assess and work towards your daily, weekly, and life goals.
(225) 209-9351 
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Los Angeles, CA 90014
Offers video visits
Photo of Abena Apraku, Psychiatrist in Kern County, CA
Abena Apraku
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Dr. Apraku is welcoming new patients for video appointments. As a Board-certified M.D. psychiatrist, she specializes in providing psychiatric diagnostic assessments and treatment for anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, OCD and PTSD. As a well-rounded provider, her focus is on medication management (including for patients wishing to decrease reliance on medication) in combination with extensive psycho-education. Read more about her approach at apraku.com/services.
 
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Los Angeles, CA 90036
Offers video visits
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Roberto Montenegro
Psychiatrist, MD, PhD
Verified
I work with children and adults and provide numerous types of treatments, including therapy and medication management. I have a particular interest and expertise in cross cultural psychiatry and providing mental health services to physicians and other professionals with "high-stakes" jobs. I am a Yale trained board certified adult psychiatrist and a University of Washington (UW) trained board certified child and adolescent psychiatrist; I am licensed to see patients in CA, WA, AK, and WY.
(310) 361-4558 
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Los Angeles, CA 90024
Offers video visits
Photo of Clemmie Lee Palmer III, Psychiatrist in Kern County, CA
Clemmie Lee Palmer III
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
I am a private practice Psychiatrist along with Rachael Williams, a Nurse Practitioner, treat patients in Alabama, Georgia, Florida & California. We treat Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, Opiate addiction with Suboxone, and Psychosis. We specialize in General Psychiatry. Please go to www.drcpalmer.com and complete an Intake form for an appointment.
(334) 259-7983 
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Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Offers video visits

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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Kern County 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 Kern County has many sub-specialties, including pediatric psychiatry. Those who work with the elderly are called geriatric psychiatrists.

Other related sub-specialties include cognition psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, psychosomatic, forensic, reproductive medicine specialties, psychopharmacology , psychiatric genetics, neuroimaging, and clinical neurophysiology.

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

If you're finding it difficult to find the right psychiatrist in Kern County, don't worry--you're not alone. Psychiatrists are highly specialized professionals. They tend to be busy--appointments can be short (e.g. 15 mins.)--and so as a potential client you can sometimes feel lost or confused. Don't let this deter you.

Begin first by checking the psychiatrists listed here nearest to you. If they are limited in number, expand out your search geographically (Broaden your Search) and see who's available further afield. Use the links in the left nav bar to find the relevant insurance, if you intend to use your health insurance to pay for the provider.

If you're still finding it difficult to find a psychiatrist in Kern County, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in Kern County as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( Kern County). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.