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Children (6 to 10) Psychiatrists
If you're looking for help with children or for an 94949 child psychiatrist these professionals provide help with child development, child learning and child education. They include child psychiatrists in 94949, child psychologists, child psychotherapists and child counselors. They can help with child abuse, mother child issues, child neglect, child behavior and child discipline. Child counseling in 94949 may include help with child behavioral issues, child family relationships and child sleep.

We often colloquially refer to our children as 'kids', and so may seek an 94949 psychiatrist for kids' learning issues or help with a kid's education. Such child psychiatrists can help with kid abuse, mother kid issues, kid neglect, kid behavior and kid discipline. Kid counseling in 94949 may include help with kids' behavioral issues, kid family relationships and kids' sleep.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 94949 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

94949 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 94949 has many sub specialties including pediatric psychiatry (so check for 94949 child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in 94949). 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 94949, 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. 94949 Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.