Alzheimer's Psychiatrists in Walnut Creek, CA

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Joseph John Harrison
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, MEd, NP-C
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Glidepath Behavioral Health's patients are middle-aged and older and suffer from new onset/chronic mental illness or Dementia . We welcome patients whose chronic medical illnesses complicate the care of their related mental illness. In addition to offering intensive non-medication interventions, we prescribe evidence-based medicines. We successfully reduce and or discontinue medications during the course of treatment and involve the patient/loved ones and primary care providers in treatment plan development. Our model recognizes the impact of geriatric mental illness and dementia on loved ones and we address their needs as well.
(925) 684-8978 
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Walnut Creek, CA 94598
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Simrita Singh
Psychiatrist, MD
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Simrita Singh, M.D. received her medical degree from Lady Hardinge Medical College in New Delhi, India. She completed her residency and internship in psychiatry at the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine, where she served as Chief Resident from July 2008-June 2009. She has taught as a Clinical Assistant Instructor at SUNY's School of Medicine and biomedical Sciences and has been published in Psychiatric Times. Dr. Singh also holds a Masters of Public Health from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
(925) 391-2821 
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
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Dr. Mark Chofla | Empathy Therapy
Psychiatrist, DO
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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 
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
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Dr. Mark Chofla | Empathy Therapy
Psychiatrist, DO
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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 
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Martinez, CA 94553
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Dr Mark Chofla | Empathy Therapy
Psychiatrist, DO
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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 
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Orinda, CA 94563
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Dr Mark Chofla | Empathy Therapy
Psychiatrist, DO
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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 
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Danville, CA 94526
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VirtualPsychiatricCare.com
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, APRN, PMHNP
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Accepting new patients via telehealth visits in Rhode Island 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. 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
(805) 232-7529 
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Concord, CA 94520
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Dr Mark Chofla | Empathy Therapy
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified
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 
Lafayette, CA 94549
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Dr Mark Chofla | Empathy Therapy
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified
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 
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Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
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Dr Mark Chofla | Empathy Therapy
Psychiatrist, DO
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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 
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Lafayette, CA 94549
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Ellen M Walker
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
My goal is to help you make transformative life changes and build emotional resilience through a collaborative process. We will work using talk therapy to explore your thoughts, feelings, behaviors, personality, and relationships to better sort out your reasons for seeking help. We will consider whether there is a biological aspect to your difficulties and if you may benefit from medications to enhance your therapy. Finally, we will identify your goals, strengths, temperament, interests, personality traits, and life experiences to tailor an individual treatment for you.
(510) 457-0922 
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Oakland, CA 94611
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Online Psychiatrists

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Living Wills for Dementia / Stanley Terman
Psychiatrist, PhD, MD
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Stanley Terman's career focuses on empowering people to make informed decisions so they can successfully meet challenges in their lives with more pleasure, less suffering, and improved relationships. He helps couples and families in several ways. These include reducing the suffering of terminally ill patients and their loved ones, especially if they face huge challenges of Advanced Dementia and desire an "Ironclad Strategy" to compel others to honor their end-of-life wishes. In collaboration with clinicians, bioethicists, chaplains, and attorneys, he founded a non-profit organization, wrote three books, and created the patient decision aid, "My Way Cards."
(415) 941-3483 
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San Francisco, CA 94118
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Dr. Mark Chofla | Empathy Therapy
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified
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 
San Francisco, CA 94115
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Dr. Mark Chofla | Empathy Therapy
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified
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 
Palo Alto, CA 94301
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Tara N Valenzuela
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNP
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Dr. Tara Valenzuela DNP, PMHNP-BC. is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She treats mental health across the lifespan. Her treatments are healing-centered, education-forward, person-focused. This involves customized strategies that may begin with therapy and medication, and can involve holistic planning including nutrition and activity to treat the whole person. She aligns with the idea that Nursing is the facilitation of healing, and works to provide intervention, education, and advocacy. Dr. Tara Valenzuela believes psychiatric treatment allows a life worth living to be lived.
(415) 870-3670 
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San Francisco, CA 94122
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Lucia C Cargill
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PhD, MSN, MA, PHN, FNP-C
Verified
Greetings! Welcome to our multidisciplinary practice of counselors & psychiatric practitioners. Our group, TMS of Silicon Valley was founded by Dr. Saad Shakir with offices from San Jose to our northern most site in Corte Madera. We are unusual because we focus on TMS & nasal Esketamine, plus standard psychopharmacology (drug therapy). In addition, we are open to new ideas from Integrative/Functional Medicine. We see most ages & are an inclusive, welcoming practice for everyone. We can accept all insurances except Medi-Cal, or cash. Our staff can help with any questions. I enjoy psychiatric practice & invite you to join us for care.
(415) 630-2992 
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Corte Madera, CA 94925
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Barbara Anne Ballinger
Psychiatrist, M, D
Verified
The central concern of my work is mental suffering, it is universal, yet with unique roots for each of us. These are often confusing, even unknown. Harm may be inflicted upon our developing selves, and we may carry the pain outside of awareness. I seek to help with knowing, and with pain. Or we cannot figure out how to care for our particular bodies. They may have biological needs we cannot recognize, or again, carry hidden psychological wounds. I have trained also to help recognize and treat biological needs. I see mind and body as inextricably linked in the pursuit of health, peace, and meaning.
(650) 681-0393 
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Menlo Park, CA 94025
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Telepsychiatrist_Piedmont Behavioral Services
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
We provide Child and Adult Psychiatry, Therapy and Substance abuse via video for clients across California. Our Board Certified Psychiatrists and Therapists are available to help everyday and we can offer same day appointments. Telepsychiatry or Telemedicine uses video link (via computer or smartphone) to offer appointments from home or outside clinic. It offers the option to see a psychiatrist from home. Please use our website or below link to make an appointment. https://piedmontbs.com/telepsychiatry/
(984) 203-9516 
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San Francisco, CA 94102
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Beata Pearce
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified
Beata Pearce, FNP/PMHNP has been in the healthcare field since 2009, with different roles in clinical practice both in the hospital and outpatient settings. She is a very dedicated, passionate, and knowledgeable nurse practitioner who likes to listen to her patients and tailor patient’s therapy based on individual needs. Beata believes in working together with the patient to effectively improve his or her quality of life. Prior to joining the Mindpath Health, she has worked as a Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner for over 6 years now. She specializes in the General Adult/Geriatric population.
(650) 571-9652 
San Mateo, CA 94404
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Dr Mark Chofla | Empathy Therapy
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified
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 
Mountain View, CA 94041
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Alzheimer's Psychiatrists
A progressive neurodegenerative disease, Alzheimers Disease slowly destroys an individual's memory, judgment, cognition and eventually ability to function. It represents an enormous burden on victims of the disease and their family alike.

Alzheimer's is characterized by memory loss, language deterioration, impaired ability to mentally manipulate visual information, poor judgment, confusion, restlessness, and mood swings.

Alzheimer's usually begins after age 65, but its onset may occur as early as age 40, appearing first as memory decline and, over several years, destroying cognition, personality, and ability to function. Confusion and restlessness may also occur. The early symptoms of AD, which include forgetfulness and loss of concentration, can be missed easily because they resemble signs of natural aging.

If you're looking for help for a friend or mother or father with alzheimer's in Walnut Creek or for a Walnut Creek alzheimer's psychiatrist, these professionals provide alzheimer's help, alzheimer's therapy, alzheimer's counseling and alzheimer's treatment. They include alzheimer's psychiatrists, alzheimer's psychologists and alzheimer's counselors. Psychiatrists can help with testing for alzheimer's or diagnosis of alzheimers in Walnut Creek. They work with alzheimer behaviors in Walnut Creek and follow alzheimer's research. Psychiatrists can provide support for family members and carers of alzheimer's patients in Walnut Creek or direct you to local alzheimer's resources.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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