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"I provide compassionate care and consider the whole person when developing treatment plans. Evaluation begins with a comprehensive assessment, including past psychiatric history, family and medical history, to determine if medication is indicated. I maintain the most up to date knowledge on medications and potential side effects. I provide support with insight and feedback to help patients address current concerns and life issues. Most often psychotherapy is the mainstay of treatment. I use psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral and solution focused psychotherapies in my work with patients. I also emphasize mindfulness and healthy lifestyle choices."
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"I provide compassionate care and consider the whole person when developing treatment plans. Evaluation begins with a comprehensive assessment, including past psychiatric history, family and medical history, to determine if medication is indicated. I maintain the most up to date knowledge on medications and potential side effects. I provide support with insight and feedback to help patients address current concerns and life issues. Most often psychotherapy is the mainstay of treatment. I use psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral and solution focused psychotherapies in my work with patients. I also emphasize mindfulness and healthy lifestyle choices."
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Portland, Oregon 97210
"Many successful people live with an inner torment, saying to themselves, "If I only had someone to talk to"; but they are afraid to seek help. It feels overwhelming and shameful. In fact my patients often feel better after just one session, because I listen in a way that respects their autonomy and their own perspective. Together we strive to understand the problems in a truly nonjudgmental way."
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(503) 828-9929
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"Many successful people live with an inner torment, saying to themselves, "If I only had someone to talk to"; but they are afraid to seek help. It feels overwhelming and shameful. In fact my patients often feel better after just one session, because I listen in a way that respects their autonomy and their own perspective. Together we strive to understand the problems in a truly nonjudgmental way."
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Portland, Oregon 97210
"I am a board certified psychiatrist and a psychoanalytic psychotherapist offering help to those struggling with mood disorders, anxiety, trauma or relational issues. I find I can help patients by identifying some of the causes of their suffering. We can then work on these issues through therapy, use of medication if necessary, as well as by learning the resources the patient has within and by learning how they can best get support."
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"I am a board certified psychiatrist and a psychoanalytic psychotherapist offering help to those struggling with mood disorders, anxiety, trauma or relational issues. I find I can help patients by identifying some of the causes of their suffering. We can then work on these issues through therapy, use of medication if necessary, as well as by learning the resources the patient has within and by learning how they can best get support."
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Portland, Oregon 97209
"My mission is to provide treatment plans tailored to your needs, focused on options and solutions that give you the best chances to succeed. I am thorough and take time to understand major life stressors, environments and interpersonal relationships that contribute to your distress. The acuity I encountered working at a psychiatric hospital prepared me for private practice and led to my conservative approach to prescribing. I value patient feedback and include it in treatment decisions. My practice focus is medication management and for those patients I offer therapy. My blended therapeutic approach includes elements from many modalities."
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(971) 407-5284
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"My mission is to provide treatment plans tailored to your needs, focused on options and solutions that give you the best chances to succeed. I am thorough and take time to understand major life stressors, environments and interpersonal relationships that contribute to your distress. The acuity I encountered working at a psychiatric hospital prepared me for private practice and led to my conservative approach to prescribing. I value patient feedback and include it in treatment decisions. My practice focus is medication management and for those patients I offer therapy. My blended therapeutic approach includes elements from many modalities."
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"Are you struggling under the weight of a mental health issue or pattern of behavior that you feel is holding you back from experiencing a more fulfilling, productive and creative existence? Whether it be any number of issues including anxiety, depression, gender issues, identity issues, sleep problems, eating problems, attention problems, hallucination problems, personality and relational issues, substance problems, or even just struggling to find a reason to exist [we call that existential malaise], you are invited to consider Erik at Samadhi Psychiatric to help meet some of your mental health needs."
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"Are you struggling under the weight of a mental health issue or pattern of behavior that you feel is holding you back from experiencing a more fulfilling, productive and creative existence? Whether it be any number of issues including anxiety, depression, gender issues, identity issues, sleep problems, eating problems, attention problems, hallucination problems, personality and relational issues, substance problems, or even just struggling to find a reason to exist [we call that existential malaise], you are invited to consider Erik at Samadhi Psychiatric to help meet some of your mental health needs."
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Portland, Oregon 97209
"With my background in osteopathic medicine, my approach to mental health is holistic. I believe that long-term psychotherapy leads to the greatest personal growth. Deeper personal work can be accomplished within a therapeutic relationship that feels safe, and thus, it is fundamentally important that I create such a space for my clients. My therapy approach is rooted in psychoanalytic psychotherapy. Through this model, my goal is to help my clients gain insight into their own emotions, how they relate to others, and through a collaborative therapeutic process, be better able to work through issues such as anxiety, depression, and grief. With a holistic focus on the mind and body, adjunct treatment may include a focus on relaxation/meditation, nutrition, sleep, and life style practices. Psychiatric medications are not the focus of my practice. However, I can prescribe medications for those clients attending weekly or more frequent therapy if they are determined to be a helpful adjunct to treatment. "
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(971) 308-4610
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Portland, Oregon 97209
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"With my background in osteopathic medicine, my approach to mental health is holistic. I believe that long-term psychotherapy leads to the greatest personal growth. Deeper personal work can be accomplished within a therapeutic relationship that feels safe, and thus, it is fundamentally important that I create such a space for my clients. My therapy approach is rooted in psychoanalytic psychotherapy. Through this model, my goal is to help my clients gain insight into their own emotions, how they relate to others, and through a collaborative therapeutic process, be better able to work through issues such as anxiety, depression, and grief. With a holistic focus on the mind and body, adjunct treatment may include a focus on relaxation/meditation, nutrition, sleep, and life style practices. Psychiatric medications are not the focus of my practice. However, I can prescribe medications for those clients attending weekly or more frequent therapy if they are determined to be a helpful adjunct to treatment. "
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Portland, Oregon 97210
"Thank you for taking the time to view my profile. I hope we can work together. I have a bi- coastal psychiatric practice both in Manhattan, New York and in Portland, Oregon. I am a Board Certified psychiatrist with over twenty years experience doing psychopharmacology and psychotherapy. Practicing for all these years, in a profession that I love, I have formed deep and lasting bonds with my patients. My primary goal is to help you create solutions and restore balance and well-being in your life."
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(646) 593-2134
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Portland, Oregon 97210
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"Thank you for taking the time to view my profile. I hope we can work together. I have a bi- coastal psychiatric practice both in Manhattan, New York and in Portland, Oregon. I am a Board Certified psychiatrist with over twenty years experience doing psychopharmacology and psychotherapy. Practicing for all these years, in a profession that I love, I have formed deep and lasting bonds with my patients. My primary goal is to help you create solutions and restore balance and well-being in your life."
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Portland, Oregon 97210
"I am currently working as Chief Medical Officer and co-founder of Active Recovery TMS in Portland OR. We treat depression through a non-medication and non-invasive transcranial magnetic stimulation therapy."
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(503) 828-0381
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Portland, Oregon 97210
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"I am currently working as Chief Medical Officer and co-founder of Active Recovery TMS in Portland OR. We treat depression through a non-medication and non-invasive transcranial magnetic stimulation therapy."
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Portland, Oregon 97210
"Hello, I offer psychoanalytic psychotherapy for adults in Portland Oregon and surrounding areas. I also offer medication management, and can collaborate your therapist. My preferred approach to working with you is to get a good sense of who you are, how difficulties started, and how you can find solutions for yourself. I don't usually recommend medication unless I believe it is necessary. When I do prescribe medication we will talk about the options in detail and the choice to take medication is yours alone."
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(503) 967-2938
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Portland, Oregon 97210
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"Hello, I offer psychoanalytic psychotherapy for adults in Portland Oregon and surrounding areas. I also offer medication management, and can collaborate your therapist. My preferred approach to working with you is to get a good sense of who you are, how difficulties started, and how you can find solutions for yourself. I don't usually recommend medication unless I believe it is necessary. When I do prescribe medication we will talk about the options in detail and the choice to take medication is yours alone."
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Portland, Oregon 97210
"Therapy can lead to the relief of many forms of suffering, and to a fuller experience of love, work, creativity and play -- to a life more fully lived. My practice is centered on psychotherapy, sometimes coupled with judicious use of medications. While I work with adults of all ages, I specialize in working with young adults who find themselves standing apart, perhaps for the first time, from family environments and relationships that were difficult, traumatic, or invalidating."
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(503) 926-6093
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Portland, Oregon 97210
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"Therapy can lead to the relief of many forms of suffering, and to a fuller experience of love, work, creativity and play -- to a life more fully lived. My practice is centered on psychotherapy, sometimes coupled with judicious use of medications. While I work with adults of all ages, I specialize in working with young adults who find themselves standing apart, perhaps for the first time, from family environments and relationships that were difficult, traumatic, or invalidating."
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Portland, Oregon 97210
"Thank you for visiting my profile. I am a Board Certified psychiatrist with over twenty years experience taking care of patients. Practicing for all these years in a field that I love, I have developed deep and lasting bonds with many of them. I am both a psycho-pharmacologist and a psycho-therapist. I treat numerous psychiatric & personality disorders but specialize in Major Depression, Bipolar Disorder, adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Substance Abuse Disorders, Women's Mental Health, and HIV psychiatry. My goal is to help you create solutions and restore balance and well being in your life."
(646) 593-2134
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Portland, Oregon 97210
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"Thank you for visiting my profile. I am a Board Certified psychiatrist with over twenty years experience taking care of patients. Practicing for all these years in a field that I love, I have developed deep and lasting bonds with many of them. I am both a psycho-pharmacologist and a psycho-therapist. I treat numerous psychiatric & personality disorders but specialize in Major Depression, Bipolar Disorder, adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Substance Abuse Disorders, Women's Mental Health, and HIV psychiatry. My goal is to help you create solutions and restore balance and well being in your life."
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Portland, Oregon 97205
"I am an adult psychiatrist and psychoanalyst. I mainly treat patients with psychotherapy ("talk therapy"), with only occasional use of psychiatric medications."
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"I am an adult psychiatrist and psychoanalyst. I mainly treat patients with psychotherapy ("talk therapy"), with only occasional use of psychiatric medications."
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Portland, Oregon 97210
"I am a general psychiatrist who treats adults and older teens suffering from anxiety, depression, and the effects of childhood or adult trauma via weekly psychodynamic psychotherapy and, if needed, medication management. In therapy we will seek to create a safe and nonjudgmental environment where you can come to know and understand yourself more fully through exploration of your current experience, memories, dreams, and more. In my experience, this understanding can provide healing and a way forward."
(503) 966-2525
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Portland, Oregon 97210
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"I am a general psychiatrist who treats adults and older teens suffering from anxiety, depression, and the effects of childhood or adult trauma via weekly psychodynamic psychotherapy and, if needed, medication management. In therapy we will seek to create a safe and nonjudgmental environment where you can come to know and understand yourself more fully through exploration of your current experience, memories, dreams, and more. In my experience, this understanding can provide healing and a way forward."
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Portland, Oregon 97209
"Nichole is Your Mental Health Expert. She seeks to promote holistic mental health and create hope, health and healing by working with you. She practices Integrative Psychiatry to help you identify and treat the underlying cause(s) and contributors to symptoms of depression, ADD/ADHD, anxiety, insomnia, mood disorders, brain fog, fatigue, and other contemporary mental health conditions. Integrative Psychiatry is a personalized approach to mental health that uses functional medicine and traditional psychiatry to identify and treat core imbalances which affect your brain, body, and life. "
(503) 854-5605
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Portland, Oregon 97209
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"Nichole is Your Mental Health Expert. She seeks to promote holistic mental health and create hope, health and healing by working with you. She practices Integrative Psychiatry to help you identify and treat the underlying cause(s) and contributors to symptoms of depression, ADD/ADHD, anxiety, insomnia, mood disorders, brain fog, fatigue, and other contemporary mental health conditions. Integrative Psychiatry is a personalized approach to mental health that uses functional medicine and traditional psychiatry to identify and treat core imbalances which affect your brain, body, and life. "
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Portland, Oregon 97210
"I am a board-certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, and provide a collaborative therapeutic environment to assist adults in navigating life's journey. I can provide assistance with anxiety, depression, grief, as well as relationship issues, and life transitions. My approach is psychoanalytic. This means I take into consideration what may be lying outside of our awareness as we talk about your upbringing, your challenges, and your triumphs. I can assist you in coming into deeper awareness of the origins of core issues and beliefs, as well as help you come to terms with the existential givens of life."
(503) 928-6402
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Portland, Oregon 97210
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"I am a board-certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, and provide a collaborative therapeutic environment to assist adults in navigating life's journey. I can provide assistance with anxiety, depression, grief, as well as relationship issues, and life transitions. My approach is psychoanalytic. This means I take into consideration what may be lying outside of our awareness as we talk about your upbringing, your challenges, and your triumphs. I can assist you in coming into deeper awareness of the origins of core issues and beliefs, as well as help you come to terms with the existential givens of life."
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"I am a board-certified psychiatrist focusing on providing psychoanalytic psychotherapy and psychiatric consultation. I am comfortable treating clients with a wide range of emotional or psychiatric difficulties including acute crisis, anxiety, depression, psychosis, and/or life transition issues. In addition to having a small private practice, I am on faculty at the Oregon Health & Sciences University, where I teach and supervise residents, focusing on psychosis, gender/sexuality, personality disorders, and psychotherapeutic interventional approaches. "
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"I am a board-certified psychiatrist focusing on providing psychoanalytic psychotherapy and psychiatric consultation. I am comfortable treating clients with a wide range of emotional or psychiatric difficulties including acute crisis, anxiety, depression, psychosis, and/or life transition issues. In addition to having a small private practice, I am on faculty at the Oregon Health & Sciences University, where I teach and supervise residents, focusing on psychosis, gender/sexuality, personality disorders, and psychotherapeutic interventional approaches. "
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Portland, Oregon 97210
"I specialize in psychoanalysis and individual psychodynamic psychotherapy. I offer an individually tailored approach if you are seeking a carefully listening, empathic, and relationally attuned therapist who values your unique mind, and shares your curiosity and commitment to deeper self-understanding and progressive freedom. I integrate cognitive approaches when appropriate, and use medications sparingly."
(503) 567-2034
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Portland, Oregon 97210
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"I specialize in psychoanalysis and individual psychodynamic psychotherapy. I offer an individually tailored approach if you are seeking a carefully listening, empathic, and relationally attuned therapist who values your unique mind, and shares your curiosity and commitment to deeper self-understanding and progressive freedom. I integrate cognitive approaches when appropriate, and use medications sparingly."
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Portland, Oregon 97210
"I am a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst specializing in psychotherapy for emotional challenges that interfere with living fully. My focus is on working to understand the dynamic forces within ourselves which contribute to these limitations. Medication can sometimes be a useful adjunct, but I do not emphasize it. I have been in practice for over twenty-five years."
(503) 489-4250
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Portland, Oregon 97210
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"I am a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst specializing in psychotherapy for emotional challenges that interfere with living fully. My focus is on working to understand the dynamic forces within ourselves which contribute to these limitations. Medication can sometimes be a useful adjunct, but I do not emphasize it. I have been in practice for over twenty-five years."
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Portland, Oregon 97210
"I work in collaborative partnership with individuals who are seeking to regain or retain industry and autonomy in their lives, to identify and achieve their goals, and to improve their relationships with themselves and others. I have experience in treating difficult symptoms related to personality, mood, thoughts, trauma, anxiety, OCD, neurocognition, and autism, as well as working with people in recovery. I work with adults of all ages and diverse backgrounds. I fundamentally believe that healing happens in relationship and that authenticity, curiosity, empathy, and compassion are the cornerstones of helpful clinical relationships."
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"I work in collaborative partnership with individuals who are seeking to regain or retain industry and autonomy in their lives, to identify and achieve their goals, and to improve their relationships with themselves and others. I have experience in treating difficult symptoms related to personality, mood, thoughts, trauma, anxiety, OCD, neurocognition, and autism, as well as working with people in recovery. I work with adults of all ages and diverse backgrounds. I fundamentally believe that healing happens in relationship and that authenticity, curiosity, empathy, and compassion are the cornerstones of helpful clinical relationships."
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"Nichole is Your Mental Health Expert. She seeks to promote holistic mental health and create hope, health and healing by working with you. She practices Integrative Psychiatry to help you identify and treat the underlying cause(s) and contributors to symptoms of depression, ADD/ADHD, anxiety, insomnia, mood disorders, brain fog, fatigue, and other contemporary mental health conditions. Integrative Psychiatry is a personalized approach to mental health that uses functional medicine and traditional psychiatry to identify and treat core imbalances which affect your brain, body, and life. "
(503) 406-1496
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Portland, Oregon 97209
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"Nichole is Your Mental Health Expert. She seeks to promote holistic mental health and create hope, health and healing by working with you. She practices Integrative Psychiatry to help you identify and treat the underlying cause(s) and contributors to symptoms of depression, ADD/ADHD, anxiety, insomnia, mood disorders, brain fog, fatigue, and other contemporary mental health conditions. Integrative Psychiatry is a personalized approach to mental health that uses functional medicine and traditional psychiatry to identify and treat core imbalances which affect your brain, body, and life. "

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Coping Skills Psychiatrists
With coping skills or coping mechanisms, we learn to overcome issues like stress, depression, anger or anxiety.

Pro-active coping involves dealing with a problem by using constructive coping activities such as planning, confrontation, self-control and restraint. Overuse of coping mechanisms, like avoiding problems or working obsessively, can exasperate the weakness.

Emotion based coping skills reduce symptoms by addressing our feelings e.g. discussing the issues, distraction, relaxation, reframing or humor can all help. But negative coping mechanisms, which tend to be impulsive, like denial, projection, rationalization, repression or wishful thinking can make the underlying problem worse.

Some coping methods are more like bad habits than constructive life skills e.g. drinking and drugs. Other examples might include skin biting, nail biting or hair pulling (trichotillomania).

If you find it hard to cope or are having trouble coping, psychiatrists in Northwest, Portland can help develop constructive coping skills for children, coping skills for kids and life coping skills.

If you're looking for help with coping skills in Northwest, Portland or for a Northwest, Portland coping skills psychiatrist, these professionals provide coping strategies. They include Northwest, Portland coping skills psychiatrists, coping skills psychologists, coping skills psychotherapists and coping skills counseling.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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