Elite Psychiatric Care
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Hockessin, DE 19707
Offers video visits
Elite Psychiatric care is a general psychiatric practice that offers medication management and consultation for patients age 18 and up. Our practice specializes in thorough diagnostic assessment. We pay attention to medical status and other medications. We look into drug-drug interactions. We also specialize into women's mental health across the life span. We treat a variety of psychiatric symptoms and syndromes and we Spend Time with our patients. We listen, monitor and adjust approaches to treatment to lead the patient to a higher level of function. Please visit ElitePsychiatriccare.com for more information.
(302) 231-0342
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Hockessin, DE 19707
Offers video visits
Elite Psychiatric care is a general psychiatric practice that offers medication management and consultation for patients age 18 and up. Our practice specializes in thorough diagnostic assessment. We pay attention to medical status and other medications. We look into drug-drug interactions. We also specialize into women's mental health across the life span. We treat a variety of psychiatric symptoms and syndromes and we Spend Time with our patients. We listen, monitor and adjust approaches to treatment to lead the patient to a higher level of function. Please visit ElitePsychiatriccare.com for more information.

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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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