Bipolar Disorder Psychiatrists in Watertown, CT

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Maegan Monterose
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, APRN, PMHNP
Verified
Verified
Maegan is an ANCC board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health APRN, with over 10 years of experience in the mental health field, treating patients across the lifespan. It is Maegan’s goal to help you achieve greater mental stability through medication management, holistic healing approaches and interdisciplinary collaboration. Maegan is a firm believer that patient education is pivotal in treatment plan success, and she strives to ensure that you understand exactly what to expect in treatment, the meaning of possible signs and symptoms and that you have the opportunity to be an active participant in your treatment decisions.
(860) 891-3231
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Watertown, CT 06795
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Holistic Services, LLC
Psychiatric Nurse, APRN, MSN
Verified
Verified
Hello! I am a nurse practitioner who has been helping those with mental health issues for many years. I do medication management. I also do tele-health visits.I am a kind and compassionate practitioner that focuses on the whole person and their needs.
(860) 483-3163
Watertown, CT 06795
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Olanike Idowu (Kekere)
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNPBC, APRN
Verified
Verified
I am a Yale University-trained Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practioner. I am lifespan board-certified to treat ages 5 to 70years old. I have subspecialty training in child and adolescent psychiatry and clinical research. I treat all psychiatric conditions including but not limited to, depression, anxiety, Panic Disorder, ADHD, Bipolar disorder , Borderline Personality Disorder, Schizophrenia, PTSD and abuse survivors, OCD, Eating Disorders, and ODD. I have a wide range of intercultural experiences and provide Holistic treatment that is tailored to each individual patient's needs. I have been practicing Nursing for over 16years.
(203) 599-4859
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Prospect, CT 06712
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WCT Health & Wellness
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, LCSW
Verified
Verified
I have experience with depression, anxiety, personality disorders, Bipolar Disorder amongst other mental health disorders.
My passion for empowering and aiding individuals in their wellness journey began 20 years ago. While working with under-served communities in New Haven and Hartford Counties, I was fortunate enough to interact and develop meaningful relationships with individuals of various cultural backgrounds. I continue to apply this philosophical thinking and practice while serving my patients in order to provide an individualized, holistic treatment. I utilize various forms of psychotherapy, complimentary approaches and/or medications to help ease mental health struggles.
(203) 433-6315
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Middlebury, CT 06762
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WCT Behavioral Health & Medication Management
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, PMHNP, LCSW
Verified
Verified
I have experience with depression, anxiety, personality disorders, Bipolar Disorder amongst other mental health disorders.
My passion for empowering and aiding individuals in their wellness journey began 20 years ago. While working with under-served communities in New Haven and Hartford Counties, I was fortunate enough to interact and develop meaningful relationships with individuals of various cultural backgrounds. I continue to apply this philosophical thinking and practice while serving my patients in order to provide an individualized, holistic treatment.
(860) 782-6423
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Middlebury, CT 06762
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Betsy LaRose
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PCCN, FNP-C, APRN
Verified
Verified
Betsy works with patients with PTSD, anxiety, depression, bipolar , insomnia, and ADHD.
Is anxiety or depression impacting or derailing your life? Do you have goals you want to accomplish but struggle just to get out of bed or stay focused? Mental health issues can keep you from living the life you want or feeling that sense of calmness and serenity you prefer. You want to stop letting mental illness control your life, but you aren’t sure where to start. Many people struggle with mental illness - don’t let it hold you back any longer. Finding the right mental healthcare professional is critical. The right help is available; we can get through this together.
(860) 813-3562
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Waterbury, CT 06702
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Gony Alexandra Weiss
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Verified
Are you struggling with depression, mood swings, anxiety, insomnia, frustration, poor motivation, difficulty focusing or general dissatisfaction with where you are in life? Are you wanting help, guidance, and support in creating the life that you want and love? If so, I am happy to help. I am a Board-Certified Psychiatrist who values a caring, compassionate, and comprehensive approach to patient care. My treatment specialty is of adults with health issues including: ADD/ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, and Bipolar Disorders. I provide both holistic therapy and medication management. I look forward to meeting you and helping you.
(475) 242-8026
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Waterbury, CT 06701
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SMPsychotherapy & Couseling Services
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, FNP-BC
Verified
Verified
At SMPsychotherapy and Counseling Services, we provide compassionate therapy and medication management services to individuals with depression, anxiety, bipolar , and other mental health conditions.
Now accepting new clients! Have you tried medications for mental health conditions without success? Do you feel your medication prescriber doesn’t spend enough time with you? You want someone who will take a holistic approach when prescribing your mental health medications and listen to your experience and concerns about side effects. You want to manage your mental health conditions and get back to building the life you want. What if you could find a mental health practice that combines best practices in medication management with comprehensive therapy services? We’d be honored to help you achieve mental wellness.
(203) 633-8175
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Middlebury, CT 06762
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Jennifer Nolan
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, BC, APRN
Verified
Verified
I am accepting new clients for medication management and certification for medical marijuana in my Thomaston office and virtually. I have been a nurse for almost 25 years. I spent almost all of my professional career working in the mental health field. One thing became very apparent over the years is there were not enough providers to meet the demands of our community. In 2014 I decided to pursue my Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner degree and graduated in 2016. In 2018 I began my private practice as a small part time venture and have since grown to a full time private practice.
(959) 666-7211
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Thomaston, CT 06787
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Martha Stewart
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
I work with children, adolescents and adults I have a passion for working with my patients to help them to conquer symptoms related to anxiety disorders (such as panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, OCD), mood disorders (such as depression), ADHD, and eating disorders (for example binge eating and bulimia).Depending on what your needs are, I can offer medication, psychotherapy, or a combination of both.
(475) 234-2548
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Naugatuck, CT 06770
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Sally Romano
Psychiatrist, MD, PhD
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
I specialize in treating patients who are struggling with depression, anxiety, erratic moods, attentional difficulties, eating concerns, or the after-effects of trauma. I provide thorough psychiatric evaluations, with attention to the psychological and social aspects of your distress, as well as to possible underlying medical factors. After an initial evaluation, usually completed in one 90-minute session, we discuss treatment options. If medication is being considered, we discuss the risks and benefits before making any decisions. Ultimately, I offer information and recommendations but respect your choices.
(203) 263-1066
Woodbury, CT 06798
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Clifford Kye
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified
Verified
Dr. Kye specializes in Psychiatry for Adolescents through Geriatrics. He offers medication management therapy, supportive psychotherapy, genetic testing, and pre-surgical psychiatric evaluations.
(860) 880-0280
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Woodbury, CT 06798
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Shakeria C Brown
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN , APRN, PMHNPBC
Verified
Verified
Hello! I am a nurse practitioner who strives to help others with mental health. I think this is an area of service that needs compassion so I’m here to help. I offer medication management and I also provide in-person or tele-health visits. I am a caring and compassionate provider, who really tries to go above and beyond for all my clients. I will try to help you to find the right treatment plan for your mental health needs. As your provider, I focus on you as a whole person. We discuss and provide realistic goals together with compassion in mind. Contact me today and I am here to help!
(475) 253-3461
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Waterbury, CT 06702
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Alex R Demac
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Verified
I am an adolescent, young adult, and adult psychiatrist with 25 years of experience treating the full range of emotional issues. I strive to provide the same quality of care to my patients/clients that I would want for myself or for a member of my family. I work with the people in my care to help them understand, learn from, and manage their difficult feelings. I also help them to develop more rewarding and successful relationships. In addition to my clinical work I teach physicians-in-training about psychiatry at the Yale Medical School.
(646) 480-6829
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Middlebury, CT 06762
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Mindful Integrative Services
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
I work to help individuals who are struggling with depression, anxiety, mood disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and individuals who are actively recovering from substance abuse.
(475) 242-8010
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Waterbury, CT 06708
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Jacqueline Murillo
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, FNP, APRN
Verified
Verified
Jackie is a bilingual provider fluent in Spanish and also understands Portuguese. My mission is to partner with you in your personal journey toward lasting change and fulfillment. I have experience in many different settings providing mental health services to adults. I believe in finding the best treatment plan for each individual based on their preferences and needs. I have developed strong clinical skills and have a natural ability to build rapport with patients and families. As an DNP, Jacqueline’s role is multifaceted, mental health provider and therapist.
(203) 447-4067
Waterbury, CT 06708
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SMPsychotherapy & Counseling Services
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN
Verified
Verified
Have you ever been prescribed medication and rushed out of the provider's door? No more! Are you in therapy now but feel like your symptoms are not improving? We are here to help you and your family. We have a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner since 2001. We have experience in treating ADHD, anxiety, depression and other mental illnesses. We help women and families.
(475) 242-0923
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Waterbury, CT 06704
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Karen H Brody
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Verified
Clients who seek treatment with me are often feeling anxious, overwhelmed, depressed, confused, and exhausted by any number of life events, disappointments, losses, and transitions, with which they may have been dealing on recent or long-term basis. Sometimes, they are perceived and labelled as "difficult" or "demanding" by other medical professionals, family, and that has become their self-perception. They see themselves heading down paths that are futile, yet familiar, and they feel hopeless. They call because they want change. I am here to help.
(508) 306-8502
Southbury, CT 06488
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Psych On Demand
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, APRN
Verified
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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Dr. Anjuli Maharaj Shah
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified
Verified
Anjuli Maharaj Shah, D.O. is welcoming new patients for video appointments. As a holistic psychiatrist, she integrates non-pharmacologic approaches in addition to medication in her approach to treatment. She has a particular interest in nutritional psychiatry. In addition, Dr. Shah has had focused training in various therapeutic modalities, including psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma-focused therapy, and motivational interviewing. She utilizes such therapeutic approaches in medication management appointments as well as dedicated therapy sessions.
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Waterbury, CT 06702
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Bipolar Disorder Psychiatrists

What is the most successful approach to treating bipolar disorder?

Living with bipolar disorder can be challenging, and a number of therapies have been found effective in providing support to patients as they gain the skills to understand and manage the disorder. Family-focused therapy is often helpful for children and teens (the majority of cases develop before age 19); it aims to minimize mood cycling by improving family communication and reducing conflict. It also helps young people navigate the developmental challenges the disorder can create. Cognitive and behavioral therapy (CBT) and variants such as dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) help patients manage the thoughts and feelings that influence bipolar mood swings as well as develop specific behavioral strategies to counteract them.

What happens in therapy for bipolar disorder?

Because the patterns of mood switching and its triggers differ for each person and can change over time, mood tracking or monitoring becomes a basic way patients learn about the nature of their condition. One of the most common features of therapy is finding a workable method of mood monitoring, in which patients track their daily activities and rate their moods, then use the findings to adjust routines accordingly. Patients learn ways of handling the many stresses that arise in life so that they do not trigger mood swings.

What kinds of problems does therapy help with?

Like many other mental health disorders, BPD is heavily influenced by stress; therapy provides skills for coping with stressors of all kinds. Therapy is extremely important for helping individuals identify the situations that may trigger mood switching, so that mood swings can be prevented. Therapy may especially target recognition of the early stages of mood change so that they can be managed. In addition, therapy helps patients deal with the significant amount of turbulence the disorder can create in relationships and in work life.

What is the goal of therapy for bipolar disorder?

Therapy helps patients set up their lives to maintain stability so that their mood isn’t constantly threatened by daily events. Perhaps the first task of therapy is to educate people about the nature of the disorder. At the same time, a primary goal of therapy is to enhance adherence to drug treatment. Extended periods of mood stability can prompt patients to discontinue medication, triggering relapse, while the early phases of manic episodes can feel so energizing that patients stop medication, ushering in full-blown mania and the altered self-perception that can lead to destructive behaviors. Another major goal of therapy is to understand one’s mood patterns so as to minimize both the frequency and intensity of mood cycling.




About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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