Magellan Psychiatrists in Denver, CO

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Amber Gates
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, FNP, AGACNP
The intention of Curantis Wellness is to provide a safe space for first responders, law enforcement, EMS and other health care workers to unpack their mental health needs.
(719) 356-4245 
Office is near:
Denver, CO 80033
Offers video visits

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Magellan Psychiatrists
Are you looking for a Denver Magellan Psychiatrist? These Denver Psychiatrists accept Magellan Behavioral Health insurance. They include Magellan Psychiatrists in Denver, Magellan Behavioral Health psychologists and Magellan counseling. A Denver Psychiatrist who accepts Magellan Behavioral Health, may be in network with Magellan Behavioral Health, or you can make a claim on your Magellan Behavioral Health insurance as an out of network Magellan provider. Please confirm when you make an appointment that the Psychiatrist you select serves your benefit plan.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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