Brian S. Taylor
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
As a Board-Certified Psychiatrist, I see adults and adolescents ages 16 and older who desire evaluation and treatment of their mental health issue(s) regardless of complexity. I offer a complete psychiatric evaluation, including a psychosocial assessment and make recommendations for you based on evidence-based practice guidelines. I have previously worked in the community mental health setting serving the seriously and persistently mentally ill populations of the Bay Area and Southern California. Psychopharmacologic and psychotherapeutic strategies are tailored to relieve the distressing symptoms impacting your life and well-being.
(805) 978-8146
Verified

Ventura, CA 93003
As a Board-Certified Psychiatrist, I see adults and adolescents ages 16 and older who desire evaluation and treatment of their mental health issue(s) regardless of complexity. I offer a complete psychiatric evaluation, including a psychosocial assessment and make recommendations for you based on evidence-based practice guidelines. I have previously worked in the community mental health setting serving the seriously and persistently mentally ill populations of the Bay Area and Southern California. Psychopharmacologic and psychotherapeutic strategies are tailored to relieve the distressing symptoms impacting your life and well-being.
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Margaret November, M.D.
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Ventura, CA 93001
Offers video visits
I am Dr. Margaret November. Originally a New Yorker, I have lived and practiced in California for over 30 years. I specialize in Psychotherapy, Psychiatry and Psychopharmacology. I am uniquely qualified to diagnose people, having been trained with the authors of the DSM IV. Without a proper diagnosis people can often languish in treatment for years. With a proper diagnosis, the real work begins. Together we will build trust and a specific treatment plan that is right for you and your lifestyle.
(805) 395-4542
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Ventura, CA 93001
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I am Dr. Margaret November. Originally a New Yorker, I have lived and practiced in California for over 30 years. I specialize in Psychotherapy, Psychiatry and Psychopharmacology. I am uniquely qualified to diagnose people, having been trained with the authors of the DSM IV. Without a proper diagnosis people can often languish in treatment for years. With a proper diagnosis, the real work begins. Together we will build trust and a specific treatment plan that is right for you and your lifestyle.
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Joyce Weckl
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, CNM, PMHNP, MSN Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
Are you experiencing anxiety or depression? Unsure of what to do about your mood swings or other troubling symptoms? I treat men, women, school age children, and adolescents for most mental health issues. As a psychiatric nurse practitioner, I provide compassionate, individualized care with the added benefit of the ability to prescribe medication.
(805) 654-0926
Verified

Ventura, CA 93003
Are you experiencing anxiety or depression? Unsure of what to do about your mood swings or other troubling symptoms? I treat men, women, school age children, and adolescents for most mental health issues. As a psychiatric nurse practitioner, I provide compassionate, individualized care with the added benefit of the ability to prescribe medication.
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Jane Li
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
Offers video visits
I'm a board-certified, UCLA-trained adult psychiatrist who can provide for patients medication management, psychotherapy, or both. I treat a range of problems including depression, anxiety, bipolar, OCD, ADHD, PTSD, eating disorders, etc.
(805) 283-6074
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Ventura, CA 93003
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I'm a board-certified, UCLA-trained adult psychiatrist who can provide for patients medication management, psychotherapy, or both. I treat a range of problems including depression, anxiety, bipolar, OCD, ADHD, PTSD, eating disorders, etc.
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Traci Babcock
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
Offers video visits
I am an experienced board-certified nurse practitioner for 23 years. I accept most major insurances. I work with Family Psychological Services, a Regional Behavioral Health Center. I have experience in both inpatient and outpatient settings. I work with adolescents and adults ages 17 and up. I have provided direct services through Cedars-Sinai Hospital, USC, and other major neuropsychiatric departments for psychiatric evaluation and medication management for patients with mental health disorders, neurology, neurosurgery, oncology, and critical care.
(805) 232-7943
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Ventura, CA 93003
Offers video visits
I am an experienced board-certified nurse practitioner for 23 years. I accept most major insurances. I work with Family Psychological Services, a Regional Behavioral Health Center. I have experience in both inpatient and outpatient settings. I work with adolescents and adults ages 17 and up. I have provided direct services through Cedars-Sinai Hospital, USC, and other major neuropsychiatric departments for psychiatric evaluation and medication management for patients with mental health disorders, neurology, neurosurgery, oncology, and critical care.
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Derek VanCamp
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
Offers video visits
Derek VanCamp, DNP is a psychiatric specialist with 30 years of experience in emergency care, family practice, critical care, and psychiatric disorders. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from West Coast University Los Angeles, a Master’s degree from Vanderbilt University, a Doctoral degree from Vanderbilt University, and a Postdoctoral degree in psychiatry and mental health from Regis College of Boston. He is board-certified in acute care, gerontology, and psychiatry/mental health and specializes in treating children, adult, and geriatric patients.
(747) 205-0584 x2
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Ventura, CA 93003
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Derek VanCamp, DNP is a psychiatric specialist with 30 years of experience in emergency care, family practice, critical care, and psychiatric disorders. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from West Coast University Los Angeles, a Master’s degree from Vanderbilt University, a Doctoral degree from Vanderbilt University, and a Postdoctoral degree in psychiatry and mental health from Regis College of Boston. He is board-certified in acute care, gerontology, and psychiatry/mental health and specializes in treating children, adult, and geriatric patients.
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Ronald D Sager
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
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Ventura, CA 93001
Dr. Sager studied at UCLA in General Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry where he did research studies in child development and attachment disorders in infancy. He remains an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA. He started his private practice in 1967 in General and Child Psychiatry and after five years returned to the LA Psychoanalytic Institute to receive special training in intensive psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. Dr. Sager's practice branched out to inpatient work with adults, children and adolescents.
(818) 296-0777
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Office is near:
Ventura, CA 93001
Dr. Sager studied at UCLA in General Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry where he did research studies in child development and attachment disorders in infancy. He remains an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA. He started his private practice in 1967 in General and Child Psychiatry and after five years returned to the LA Psychoanalytic Institute to receive special training in intensive psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. Dr. Sager's practice branched out to inpatient work with adults, children and adolescents.
Fernando Cervantes
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, LCSW Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
Offers video visits
(805) 723-2694
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Ventura, CA 93003
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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Ventura 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 Ventura has many sub specialties including pediatric psychiatry (so check for Ventura child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Ventura). 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 Ventura, 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. Ventura 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 the find the right psychiatrist in Ventura, 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 Ventura, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in Ventura as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( Ventura). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.

If you're looking for a specialist Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse in Ventura, 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.