Psychiatrists in Westport, CT

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Victoria Knightly
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Psychiatry isn't a one size fits all approach. It is my goal to understand your personal experience so we can choose the best treatment option for you. I have experience treating a wide array of diagnosis such as ADHD, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, and OCD. I especially enjoy treating adult ADHD.
(475) 219-6707 
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Westport, CT 06880
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Elevate Health and Wellness
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, AGNP-BC, MSN, RN
Verified
Our practice is currently Accepting NEW patients. My name is Lauren Falcone and I am a Nurse Practitioner who specializes in the treatment of depression, anxiety, ADHD and stress by seamlessly combining lifestyle counseling and medication management.
(475) 242-8157 
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Westport, CT 06880
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Randi Cohen
Psychiatrist, MD, PhD
Verified
Do you struggle with anxiety, negativity, or a sense of worthlessness? Do you find yourself cut off from feelings or going in circles in your current relationship? Do you have trouble focusing and staying organized? Is it hard for you to get past things that bother you? I am extensively trained in cognitive, behavioral, mindfulness-based, and somatic awareness techniques to help you feel comfortable in your skin. I also offer an option for medications. I work with individuals or with couples. I specialize in addressing OCD, PTSD, Asperger's, ADHD, depression, anxiety, life issues, and relationship stressors.
(203) 490-4503 
Westport, CT 06880
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Jimena Tuis
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Hi, I am a Yale trained double-board certified psychiatrist, specialized in General Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. I provide evidence-based treatments with medication management and therapy. I enjoy working closely with my patients and families in order to create a comprehensive treatment plan that will best address their current needs. Please refer to my webpage for more information: www.seasidemh.com.
(203) 349-9254 
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Westport, CT 06880
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Suzanne Gallagher
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN
Verified
I am an APRN in Mental Health and part of the treatment team at Positive Directions in Westport. I conduct psychiatric evaluations and provide medication management. My goal is to help the client with their current struggles and to return to their previous level of functioning. I view the client as an individual and treat them in a nonjudgmental, empathic and supportive way. I will work with you to find the treatment that suits you best. I treat clients 17 years and older.
(475) 471-0243 
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Westport, CT 06880
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Clarice Grens
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, PMHNPBC, FNP-BC
Verified
I am a patient, empathic and introspective practitioner, and I view clients in a holistic manner. I believe in a team approach and engaging together with my client to find optimal solutions to their mental health concerns and come up with a treatment plan that embraces all facets of a client's life. I am a prudent and meticulous prescriber of medication when clinically indicated and feel that medication can provide a useful purpose in delivering relief to clients. I also believe that both medication and therapy are most effective together.
(475) 255-2578 
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Westport, CT 06880
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Jonathan M Horowitz
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
I have been working as a psychiatrist for over thirty years growing my skills in psychotherapy, psychoanalysis and in medication treatments for adults and adolescents (over age 12). Many psychiatrists only prescribe medications. I can provide both the psychotherapy, and when indicated, I prescribe medications. I use my training as a physician and a psychotherapist to reduce symptoms and promote resolution of emotional distress. A unique area of my practice developed from my experience as the CEO of a Boston Hosp followed by 10 years consulting to executives from major corporations regarding career stress and leadership skills.
(203) 916-5930 
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Westport, CT 06880
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Evelyn Afif Stephens MD PC
Psychiatrist
Verified
Hi there, I have been trained to treat many psychiatric illnesses and issues, with both medication and psychotherapy. The treatment I provide is often a unique combination which pulls from several different types of therapies, including interpersonal psychodynamic, supportive, DBT and CBT. My patient population ranges from children as young as 6 years old to adults. The majority of children I work with are struggling with anxiety or ADHD, often both. The adolescents and adults that I treat have a variety of issues, including anxiety, substance abuse, eating disorders and mood disorders, such as depression and bipolar disorder.
(347) 632-9626 
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Westport, CT 06880
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Gony Alexandra Weiss
Psychiatrist, MD
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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Westport, CT 06880
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Joan F Poll
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis
(203) 584-9478 
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Westport, CT 06880
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Tasneem Khan
Psychiatrist, MD, DABPN
Verified
I am a board certified psychiatrist trained at New York Medical College. I have 26 years of experience treating major psychiatric and substance abuse disorders. I am also a certified SUBOXONE prescriber. I am very compassionate and will pay close attention to your issues. If you want a different experience in your treatment then please give me a call. You will be seen very quickly in a warm and welcoming environment that is very private and confidential.
(475) 219-6903 
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Westport, CT 06880
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Intensive Outpatient Program and Outpatient Detox
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
I've been working as a Board Certified Psychiatrist for over 15 years, and throughout that time I've been most interested in working with individuals who struggle with addiction or co-occurring illnesses. I am able to provide my clients with outpatient detoxification from alcohol and opioids as long as safety criteria are met. Evidence shows people are most likely to achieve recovery through a combination of medications and counseling. When you come to Elevate, you can have all of your needs met under one roof: Medication Management, Outpatient Detox, Individual Therapy, Group Therapy and IOP.
(203) 347-2484 
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Westport, CT 06880
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Elevate Health and Wellness
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN-BC
Verified
Our practice is currently Accepting NEW patients. I believe that connection is the foundation of treatment, and strive to create an inclusive, warm, authentic environment that fosters partnership and open communication. My goal with each person is to develop an individualized treatment strategy that celebrates the uniqueness of their personal strengths and challenges.
(475) 330-3489 
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Westport, CT 06880
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Joshua Valinsky
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, APRN, PMHNP
Verified
Now accepting insurance! Joshua Valinsky, APRN, is a psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner. Ivy League educated, he attended University of Pennsylvania and has been working in private practice since 2018. He collaborates with a large number of area therapists to offer medication management services to their therapy clientele. Specialties include psychopharmacology for anxiety, depression, and attention deficit disorders (ADD, ADHD). Joshua founded Westport Mental Health to provide the ultimate, affordable, patient experience in Westport, Connecticut.
(475) 255-6724 
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Westport, CT 06880
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Jessica Chaudhary, MD
Psychiatrist, MD, FAPA
Verified
Dr. Jessica Chaudhary is a Board Certified psychiatrist and a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She completed her undergraduate studies at Wellesley College with Honors. Being a Seattle native, she returned to medical school at the University of Washington School of Medicine and then completed her residency in psychiatry at Yale University. She completed a fellowship in psychosomatic medicine at Harvard Medical School, where she gained special expertise in treating co-morbid complex medical conditions and psychiatric disorders. In addition to her private practice, she is on staff at Yale New Haven Hospital.
(206) 929-4849 
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Westport, CT 06880
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Frank S. K. Appah Jr.
Psychiatrist, MD, PhD
Verified
Hello and thank you for your interest. I am a Columbia University trained MD PhD and a Yale trained board certified adult psychiatrist. I specialize in the treatment of depression, anxiety, substance use disorders, unusual perceptions and distressful voice hearing. In addition to my private practice, I am the unit chief of a psychiatric inpatient unit at a medical center. I am also a clinical instructor with the Yale School of Medicine and the Frank H. Netter School of Medicine.
(203) 528-0916 
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Westport, CT 06880
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Aaron J. Roberto, M.D.
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
**Tele-Health Available. I am a dedicated, Harvard and Yale-trained child/adolescent, and adult psychiatrist. Each patient is a unique individual, exerting particular strengths and resilience through situations. I create an individualized treatment plan utilizing high-level, evidenced-based treatment including involvement of parents, counselors, and outside therapists for those already in therapy. Medication, when indicated, is offered, as well as evidence-based therapeutic interventions (CBT, supportive) and lifestyle modifications. Expertise in adult and pediatric ADHD, depression, anxiety/panic, and mood disorders.
(203) 408-6156 
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Westport, CT 06880
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Deirdre Murty
Psychiatric Nurse, RN, MSN, APRN, CS
Verified
I am a board certified child and adolescent Clinical Nurse Specialist providing diagnostic psychiatric evaluations, psychotherapy, psychopharmacological interventions, psycho-education, family therapy and couples work. I seek to help individuals understand and cope with their current emotions, stressors and life changes through what is known as the therapist/client connection. This is often over looked. It is a powerful and necessary component to a clients' progress. Now, more than ever I work hard to provide a relatable environment for my clients to feel comfortable, heard and empowered to make changes in their lives.
(203) 635-8676 
Westport, CT 06880
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Taylor Gaglia
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, PMHNP
Verified
Be Well Mental Health Services, LLC is a private psychiatry practice dedicated to providing compassionate, holistic, and empathetic mental health care. It is run by Taylor Gaglia, APRN who specializes in psychiatric medication services across the lifespan. Taylor completed her training at Yale School of Nursing and has served the past 8 years working in the Yale New Haven Health System in varying capacities.
(475) 234-2532 
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Westport, CT 06880
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Arleen Garces Castro
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified
Arleen is a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. She received her bachelor of science in nursing and doctorate in nursing practice at Loma Linda University in Southern California. Arleen's nursing experience includes an inpatient psychiatric facility, as well as in a Level I trauma emergency department. She has clinical experience with medication management for adults in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
(844) 369-9678 
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Westport, CT 06880
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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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