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"Jon Michael Duey is Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. He obtained his BA in Psychology at UC Berkeley in 2008. Jon has vast experience as a counselor in various settings for children and adolescents with severe emotional disturbance. He then obtained his Bachelors of Science in Nursing at Columbia University in 2012 and completed the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program at Columbia University in 2014. Since graduating, he has served the role of a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, providing medication management and psychoeducation to children, adolescents, and adults affected by severe mental illness. "
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"Jon Michael Duey is Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. He obtained his BA in Psychology at UC Berkeley in 2008. Jon has vast experience as a counselor in various settings for children and adolescents with severe emotional disturbance. He then obtained his Bachelors of Science in Nursing at Columbia University in 2012 and completed the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program at Columbia University in 2014. Since graduating, he has served the role of a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, providing medication management and psychoeducation to children, adolescents, and adults affected by severe mental illness. "
Dr. Erin Griffiths, Psychiatrist
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"You are tired. Tired of feeling stuck, tired of knowing that you need help and tired of trying to white-knuckle the day to day. You know you need and deserve support and you may have even considered going to a psychiatrist in the past but you are so scared they are going to automatically prescribe you meds without really getting to know you and your needs. You also may be thinking of the added stress of trying to fight traffic and pay for parking and childcare to get to your appointments with a therapist. At Beyond Psychiatry, you will get the support and care that you need in a collaborative and convenient way that works for YOU. "
(628) 212-6787
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Office is near:
San Francisco, California 94127
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"You are tired. Tired of feeling stuck, tired of knowing that you need help and tired of trying to white-knuckle the day to day. You know you need and deserve support and you may have even considered going to a psychiatrist in the past but you are so scared they are going to automatically prescribe you meds without really getting to know you and your needs. You also may be thinking of the added stress of trying to fight traffic and pay for parking and childcare to get to your appointments with a therapist. At Beyond Psychiatry, you will get the support and care that you need in a collaborative and convenient way that works for YOU. "

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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in Lake Merced, San Francisco is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

Lake Merced, San Francisco 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 Lake Merced, San Francisco has many sub specialties including pediatric psychiatry (so check for Lake Merced, San Francisco child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Lake Merced, San Francisco). 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 Lake Merced, San Francisco, or mental health nurse practitioners, generally have a MS degree in nursing (MSN) and a few years training to become certified. Psychiatric nurse practitioners are able to assess and diagnose some mental health conditions and prescribe medication. Lake Merced, San Francisco Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have some basic training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.
How to find the right Psychiatrist?

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

If you're looking for a specialist Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse in Lake Merced, San Francisco, such as a child psychiatrist or adolescent psychiatrist, expand your search to generate a large pool of professionals and then select a specialty from the left nav bar.