Telepsychiatry for Novato, CA

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Photo of Patricia Stamm, M.D., Psychiatrist in Novato, CA
Patricia Stamm, M.D.
Psychiatrist, MD
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My name is Patricia Stamm, MD and I am a psychiatrist who does have openings in my practice right now! My fees are on a sliding scale. For those of you who do not already have psychotherapists, I can and prefer to be both. For those of you who already do have a therapist, I am happy to be the medication consultant.
(415) 969-3638 
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Novato, CA 94949
Offers video visits
Photo of Faisal Akram, Psychiatrist in Novato, CA
Faisal Akram
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Akram’s psychiatric practice emphasizes the complexity of brain‑mind interactions and the uniqueness of each person. He has been actively engaged in psychiatric research with ambitions to uncover the biological, psychological, and, social contributors of mental illnesses. His research has focussed upon conceptual issues in diagnosing psychiatric disorders, moral injury, quality of psychiatric delivery systems, and, neurobiological mechanisms related to anxiety, depression, seasonal affective disorder, and suicide.
(415) 909-5833 
Novato, CA 94945
Offers video visits

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Teletherapy Psychiatrists
Teletherapy and Online counseling have grown enormously as a medium for therapy since the advent of social distancing. Most therapists are happy to provide sessions by video or phone.

All professionals are licensed to provide video therapy to clients within the State in which they hold their license. Cross State licensing exists, but is rare.

So if you're a client in Novato, this list of teletherapists are licensed to provide therapy to you online (by phone, video or text based chat) because they are within your state. They are sorted nearest to furthest, with professionals in Novato listed first.

Teletherapy via phone or video can be very similar to conventional in person sessions. The message is the same, even if the medium is different. There are some advantages in the form of convenience, lack of travel and being in comfort of your own home. Set against those, professionals find it more difficult to read non-verbal signals of their clients, and you may find you yourself can be more easily distracted.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Novato 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 Novato 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 Novato, 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. Novato Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.