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Photo of Bergina Brickhouse Isbell, Psychiatrist in Washington, DC
Bergina Brickhouse Isbell
Psychiatrist, MD, MHS
Verified
Are you frustrated that past trauma and your fear response? Is your loved one suffering and you want to help? A wise professor said depression is a cancer of the soul. Dr. Bergina believes that there is a cure for cancer of the soul and that you are more than a label. Liberating patients from the stigma of mental health and substance use disorders, she listens without labeling. More than just prescribing medicines, she also prescribes hope. She has shared her expertise locally, nationally, and internationally through teachings, webinars, and books on mental health and special needs.
(844) 334-7258 
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Washington, DC 20016
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Carlos Blanco
Psychiatrist, MD, PhD
Verified
I am a board-certified psychiatrist working in New York City, Washington, D.C. and Maryland specializing in psychopharmacology and talk therapy. I approach every patient as an individual with their own unique thoughts, feelings and traits and work in a collaborative way to identify and achieve your individual goals. I am an internationally recognized expert in the treatment of anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, and impulsivity (such as gambling) as well as in the treatment of psychiatric disorders in breast cancer survivors. I evaluate and treat patients of all severities with an emphasis on difficult to treat cases.
(202) 953-6448 
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Washington, DC 20037
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Dr. Vani Rao MD, PLLC
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
I am currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine. I am also the Director of Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry Fellowship program at Hopkins. In April 2013 I was inducted into the Miller Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence. This honor is given to the physicians who are "committed to excellence in patient care". My research interest is on psychiatric aspects of Traumatic Brain Injury (Pl read Traumatized Brain: Amazon) and made significant contributions to this field. I am currently have a private practice in Washington DC. I am board certified in Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry.
(202) 733-6502 
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Washington, DC 20036
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Ben L Bregman
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
My approach to psychiatry is based on the principle that the human spirit is resilient and has the ability to heal when supported. With that in mind, I use an integrative approach to help my patients achieve greater mental health and well-being. I work with individuals who have depression, anxiety, unresolved traumas, concentration difficulties, unfulfilling relationships, and career and academic difficulties transform their challenges into personal growth and self-realization. I seek to help people live healthy and meaningful lives.
(202) 953-3790 
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Washington, DC 20037
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Implicity Mental Health
Psychiatrist, MD, JD
Verified
I want to help you move toward the person you want to be. We’ll work to understand who you are and get a handle on the symptoms and the behavior patterns that get in your way. We’ll put together a treatment plan just for you. And then we’ll use both traditional and cutting-edge mental health treatments to move those obstacles out of your way.
(202) 335-9565 
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Washington, DC 20010
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Adhd-Aid Psychiatry
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PhD, PMHNP, FNP
Verified
Accepting new clients in DC, Virginia, Maryland, and Florida. If you are a student or professional struggling with ADHD, Anxiety, Depression. Make an appointment, get tested online for ADHD, and enjoy life. Today, you are one step closer to a new you. I offer comprehensive ADHD testing accepted at schools and workplaces for ADA accommodations like extra time on tests or a distraction-free environment. I test ages 5+. I have recently added Personality testing to my practice. This means if you do not have ADHD, we can help figure out what the underlining issue is. This is covered by your insurance.
(202) 519-0087 
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Washington, DC 20006
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Sinan Duzyurek
Psychiatrist, MD
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My training and clinical experience repertoire include general medicine, neuropychiatric medicine; comprehensive adult psychiatry; sexual medicine; various psychotherapies; rTMS; eskatamine (Spravato) treatment; psychiatric genetic testing; and advanced psychopharmacology, integrated supportive psychotherapy and counseling during treatment sessions. I employ a multidimensional and integrating approach toward an accurate and comprehensive diagnosis and effective treatment strategies. I am in the clinical faculty at the GWU, Depart. of Psychiatry.
(202) 759-3055 
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Washington, DC 20037
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Matt Leshchiner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, RN, MSN, PMHNP
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I diagnose and treat adults and adolescents with all psychiatric illnesses. However, I don’t get hung up on labels and diagnoses. My patients describe me as authentic because I treat each person as an individual with their own specific symptoms and needs. I am committed to providing a safe space for LGBTQIA+ patients. I am a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) and have worked in psychiatry for over six years. I earned my BSN and MSN from The George Washington University. While I primarily do medication management, I am also trained in DBT and existential therapy.
(202) 932-9745 
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Washington, DC 20016
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Bruce S Hill
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Do you feel disconnected from close relationships, despite being surrounded by technology and social media 24/7? Are anxiety, trauma and low mood robbing you of the joy and spontaneity of life? Together, my clients and I walk through the biological, mental and emotional aspects of these conditions and gain an understanding of their origins as well as hidden strengths each of us has at our core. There is much to be discovered in all of us. With sensitive and timely use of medication and psychotherapy, these struggles and strengths begin to reveal themselves in fulfilling ways that restore meaning and function to our lives.
(202) 759-8590 
Washington, DC 20036
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Isoke Baptiste
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP-C
Verified
Hello potential gardener! My name is Isoke Baptiste, founder of The Wellness Garden. I’m a board-certified mental health nurse practitioner with a holistic approach to health, which means, when consulted, I touch upon every area of your life. As a mother, an inherent caregiver, a constant gardener and a human above all else, I take pride in seeing the full humanity in people. I also recognize the role systems play in our internal worlds and the lives we lead, which is why I prioritize equal access, personalized care and patient education in my practice.
(202) 519-5304 
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Washington, DC 20019
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Affect Optimum Behavioral Health, LLC
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNP, FNP
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Dr. Ngozi M. Okudoh is an experienced Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who provides caring, effective, and evidence-based treatments to meet the needs of her patients. She strives to provide empathy and warmth when treating patients. Dr. Okudoh believes that trust in the clinical setting is fostered by taking the adequate time to meet the needs of her patients. She is a major proponent of psychotherapy and well versed in cognitive behavioral therapy. She believes in using psychiatric medications judiciously and when appropriate to treat the patient in the most effective and safe manner.
(240) 439-8443 
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Washington, DC 20002
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Wilhem Rivera MD
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Rivera employs an integrative style that focuses on the individual's sleep, diet, physical and mental fitness. He enjoys working in particular with weight loss, men's wellness, de-prescription from psychotropic medications, and detox from long-term substance use: tobacco, alcohol, opioids, and benzodiazepines. Furthermore, he specializes in the diagnosis and management of attention, mood, anxiety, and psychotic disorders. You and Dr. Rivera will discuss available treatment modalities that may include lifestyle changes, meditation and mindfulness, exercise, medication management, and hormonal balancing.
(202) 516-7680 
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Washington, DC 20011
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Martha Blechar Gibbons
Psychiatric Nurse, PhD, APRN, BC
Verified
Whether you are faced with a current challenge or trying to untangle a web of complicated issues from the past, we can work together to co-create a more meaningful life. I am a nurse psychotherapist in private practice in a residential setting with the option to work out of doors in a private garden area. I am eclectic in my approach, incorporating different modes of therapy designed to address the child, adolescent, couple, adult or family's issues and concerns. Since each person I see is unique in terms of what they are seeking in therapy, my approach is tailored to what that person presents.
(202) 759-8317 
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Washington, DC 20015
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Lawrence Ballon
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
As a Board Certified psychiatrist and a psychoanalyst, I am a medical doctor with specialized experience in understanding the brain and its psychological counterpart, the mind. With more than 30 years of experience treating thousands of patients, I am in a unique position to understand and help both the chemical imbalances which afflict some patients, as well as the troubling feelings, conflicts, and losses which burden others.
(703) 291-1489 
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Washington, DC 20006
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Yunlay Quillo Bridges
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MHA, MSN, PMHNP-B
Verified
Each of us will experience life stressors (depression, anxiety, grief and trauma), which are part of the humanistic experience. Working together can allow us to unpack unhealthy behaviors. Therapy can be the pathway to finding the root cause and uncovering triggers to develop positive strategies to maneuver through life’s challenging moments.
(301) 781-5365 
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Washington, DC 20017
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Leadeth Stillwaters
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP
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Fatima Muna Koroma is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with over 10 years of mental health experience. Working inpatient and outpatient psychiatry provided her with excellent, diverse experience in individuals with various diagnoses, cultures, and circumstances. Fatima’s treatment philosophies are patient-centered, holistic, collaborative care and evidence base approach. She believes a combination of psychotherapy and psychotropics treatment are effective method to treat mental health disorders.
(301) 781-5887 
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Washington, DC 20002
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Gift of Dreams Wellness and Consulting, LLC
Psychiatric Nurse, DNP, MDiv, MPH, MSN
Verified
At The Gift of Dreams, you will have your specific needs met in a way that is collaborative, comfortable, and conscientious. Dr. Mekeshia Bates will work with you and for you to ensure that you are meeting your individual therapeutic goals and becoming the person you have always been capable of being. In unison, you and Dr. Bates will work to remove negative behavioral and thought patterns that give rise to problems in your life, helping you to become a happier, more fulfilled person. She will always help you to make your dreams your reality!
(301) 327-2817 
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Washington, DC 20015
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McLean Psychiatry - Center for Wellness Ways
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Specializing in ADHD/ADD, Anxiety, OCD, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue, Testosterone Replacement Therapy, Detox, Weight Management, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Insomnia, Schizophrenia, Food & Chemical Addiction, Medical Weight Loss/ Management, Modified Myers Cocktail/ IV/Intravenous Nutritional Supplementation with Anti-Oxident Ascorbic Acid/Vit-C, Vit-B12, B-Complex. Dr. Rehman has over 20 years of experience of treating Children and Adults with extensive post graduate training from Howard University Hospital and University of South Florida.
(571) 236-8516 
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Washington, DC 20006
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Washington Ctr for Women's & Children's Wellness
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
You don't have to suffer alone anymore. We specialize in taking excellent care of women and children. Our focus is on the overall wellness of the person, not merely the individual symptoms or diagnoses. We listen to you and work with you to reach the life you deserve.
(301) 679-7575 
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Washington, DC 20008
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Peter M. Levine
Psychiatrist, MD, MMM
Verified
I counsel patients from late adolescence through adulthood and specialize in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of a variety of mental disorders including mood, anxiety, psychotic, and substance abuse disorders, and psychiatric disorders in medically ill patients. I completed a Psychiatric Residency at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, followed by a Fellowship in Consultation Liaison Psychiatry at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. This provided specialized training in treating psychiatric symptoms/disorders in complex, medically ill patients. These patients may have acute or chronic medical, neurological or obstetrical illnesses in which psychiatric illness affects their medical care and/or quality of life.
(301) 684-5388 
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Washington, DC 20016
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Cancer Psychiatrists
A diagnosis of cancer raises many issues both for those to whom it relates and the family and friends who surround them. If you are looking for help with cancer in Washington or for a Washington psychiatrist (cancer), these professionals provide cancer counseling, support for cancer patients and family cancer support. They can help with connections to Washington cancer support groups and, if there is one, a local cancer survivor network in Washington. The professionals include cancer psychiatrists in Washington, cancer psychologists and cancer counselors. Some of these psychiatrists may be cancer survivors themselves. The professionals work with children with cancer, cancer in adolescents or adolescents with cancer and cancer in teens or teens with cancer. They can help provide emotional support and guidance during the process of chemo or radiation.

Please feel free to contact these Washington cancer psychiatrists if you're a parent seeking help for a child with cancer, a kid with cancer or if your loved one or spouse has cancer.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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