Psychiatrists in Bristol, CT

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Psych On Demand
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, APRN
Verified
Unresolved emotional conflicts lie at the core of human suffering at times life can be unusually painful, scary and confusing. We may feel anxious, sad, discouraged and alone and not know what to do. Talking things out with someone can help us become clearer about who we are, our strengths and also our self-defeating ways so we can move forward with an improved sense of self and direction. As a Board Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, I am an expert in clinical psychopharmacology and I treat all adult and pediatric disorders I see individuals from their early teens through middle age and beyond...
(860) 530-4191 
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Bristol, CT 06011
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Clarisse Fairbanks
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified
Clarisse Fairbanks is an experienced psychiatric advanced practice registered nurse with 35 years of clinical experience. Her practice specializes in Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, Dementia, Life Transitions, Coping Skills, Divorce, Grief, and Family conflict. She provides strength and support for successfully improving mental health and providing wellness care for individuals and families.
(203) 601-6362 
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Bristol, CT 06010
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Wholisitc Perspective
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Verified
Theresa, has been working in behavioral and mental health for more than seven years. I am a board certified Psychiatric Mental health nurse Practitioner across the lifespan. Bachelor’s degree and Master of Science in Nursing were obtained from Central Connecticut State University and University of St. Joseph respectively. I am currently working at wholistic Perspective as a Psych NP. My treatment philosophy is to focus on the precipitating factors of the mental illness and offer treatment and support that is tailored to the patients’ needs and connect them with community resources needed in the recovery process in order to improve
(860) 847-8271 
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Bristol, CT 06010
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Wholistic Perspective
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, NP
Verified
Unresolved emotional conflicts lie at the core of human suffering and at times life can be unusually painful, scary and confusing. We may feel anxious, sad, discouraged and alone and not know what to do. Talking things out with someone can help us become clearer about who we are, our strengths and also our self-defeating ways so we can move forward with an improved sense of self and direction. As a Mental Health Practitioners, we are trained to provide mental health treatment via psychotherapy and psychopharmacology. Here at Wholisitic Perspective, we have providers that have experience with children, adolescent and adult populations. At Wholistic Perspective we believe the patient is the expert and emphasize collaboration and communication to find the best treatment for you! We take a holistic approach to treatment and collaborate with other providers to ensure safety and accomplishment of treatment goals. We provide psychiatric evaluations to better understand diagnoses and medication management. We are also certified to provide evaluations for medical marijuana for posttraumatic stress disorder in adults.
(203) 433-6890 
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Bristol, CT 06010
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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Bristol 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 Bristol 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 Bristol, 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. Bristol 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 find the right psychiatrist in Bristol, 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 Bristol, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in Bristol as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( Bristol). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.