Anthony 'tony' Benoit
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, MHNP-BC Verified
Austin, TX 78746
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Tony has developed valuable educational and clinical experience in diagnosing and treating a wide range of psychiatric disorders such as anxiety, depression, ADHD, PTSD, mood disorders, and more.
Anthony “Tony” Benoit is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who attended Louisiana State University Health Science Center School of Nursing where he received his bachelor’s degree in Nursing. After moving to Austin, he spent the next 7 years working at Brackenridge Hospital. In 2013, as his passion for mental health grew, he transitioned to the psychiatric field of nursing, helping to reopen the Austin Oaks Hospital. After recognizing the significant shortage of mental health practitioners in Texas, Tony pursued and completed a master’s degree in Family Mental Health from the University of South Alabama.
(512) 546-6178
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Austin, TX 78746
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Tony has developed valuable educational and clinical experience in diagnosing and treating a wide range of psychiatric disorders such as anxiety, depression, ADHD, PTSD, mood disorders, and more.
Anthony “Tony” Benoit is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who attended Louisiana State University Health Science Center School of Nursing where he received his bachelor’s degree in Nursing. After moving to Austin, he spent the next 7 years working at Brackenridge Hospital. In 2013, as his passion for mental health grew, he transitioned to the psychiatric field of nursing, helping to reopen the Austin Oaks Hospital. After recognizing the significant shortage of mental health practitioners in Texas, Tony pursued and completed a master’s degree in Family Mental Health from the University of South Alabama.
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Ian M Crooks
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Austin, TX 78746
Offers video visits
I treat a wide range of psychiatric disorders, including: anxiety disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, bipolar disorder, depression and panic disorders.
Your health and well-being matter. If you have been struggling with mental, emotional or behavioral challenges, it can be helpful to meet with a psychiatrist for a comprehensive and thorough evaluation, as well discuss treatment recommendations that will get you back on the path to feeling and functioning as you need and want to be. As a physician, I work in a collaborative and caring manner, listening to your concerns and supporting you along the way as you set out on your path to improved health and well-being. Your life matters, and as your doctor, it is my responsibility to be available, accessible and helpful to you.
(512) 271-5156
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Austin, TX 78746
Offers video visits
I treat a wide range of psychiatric disorders, including: anxiety disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, bipolar disorder, depression and panic disorders.
Your health and well-being matter. If you have been struggling with mental, emotional or behavioral challenges, it can be helpful to meet with a psychiatrist for a comprehensive and thorough evaluation, as well discuss treatment recommendations that will get you back on the path to feeling and functioning as you need and want to be. As a physician, I work in a collaborative and caring manner, listening to your concerns and supporting you along the way as you set out on your path to improved health and well-being. Your life matters, and as your doctor, it is my responsibility to be available, accessible and helpful to you.
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Amanda Corley
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP Verified
Austin, TX 78731
Offers video visits
Waitlist for new clients only
**Email admin@clearwateraustin.com to request an appointment.** Emotional issues can happen to anyone. It does not matter how much money you make, how attractive or smart you are, or whether you had a great childhood or not. If you've been struggling with depression, anxiety, mood instability or a variety of other psychological stressors, I’m here to tell you YOU ARE NOT ALONE. If your mental health has deterred you from pursing your dreams or has simply made life unenjoyable I would love to help you! Don't let mental illness hold you back from living an enjoyable, connected, well rounded life.
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Austin, TX 78731
Offers video visits
Waitlist for new clients only
**Email admin@clearwateraustin.com to request an appointment.** Emotional issues can happen to anyone. It does not matter how much money you make, how attractive or smart you are, or whether you had a great childhood or not. If you've been struggling with depression, anxiety, mood instability or a variety of other psychological stressors, I’m here to tell you YOU ARE NOT ALONE. If your mental health has deterred you from pursing your dreams or has simply made life unenjoyable I would love to help you! Don't let mental illness hold you back from living an enjoyable, connected, well rounded life.
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Roots Behavioral Health
Psychiatrist Verified
Austin, TX 78704
We specialize in managing a wide range of psychiatric concerns including anxiety, depression, attention deficit disorder, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive behaviors, women's issues and psychosis.
We provide comprehensive behavioral health care for adults in Central Texas. Roots Behavioral Health serves to meet the psychiatric needs of the growing Austin population. Our practitioners collaborate to offer therapeutic interventions including medication management and various therapy approaches to aid an individual's mental health.
(512) 456-9693
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Austin, TX 78704
We specialize in managing a wide range of psychiatric concerns including anxiety, depression, attention deficit disorder, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive behaviors, women's issues and psychosis.
We provide comprehensive behavioral health care for adults in Central Texas. Roots Behavioral Health serves to meet the psychiatric needs of the growing Austin population. Our practitioners collaborate to offer therapeutic interventions including medication management and various therapy approaches to aid an individual's mental health.
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Kathie Bolles
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, BC Verified
Austin, TX 78746
Offers video visits
I work with adults from 18 - 60 years old treating depression, anxiety, bipolar, post-traumatic stress, addiction, and more.
I am an Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) in Austin, Texas. As an PMHNP, I provide both medication managment and psychotherapy and coaching services. I am committed to providing extraordinary, comprehensive care and have a warm, welcoming, and authentic approach. I relate to you as a human being not as a disease or set of symptoms. I suppose you could call that my "bedside manner." I firmly believe that this approach is key to being able to develop a trusting relationship with me, your partner in having the life you desire and deserve. I see patients via tele-session and/or face to face.
(512) 746-1351
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Austin, TX 78746
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I work with adults from 18 - 60 years old treating depression, anxiety, bipolar, post-traumatic stress, addiction, and more.
I am an Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) in Austin, Texas. As an PMHNP, I provide both medication managment and psychotherapy and coaching services. I am committed to providing extraordinary, comprehensive care and have a warm, welcoming, and authentic approach. I relate to you as a human being not as a disease or set of symptoms. I suppose you could call that my "bedside manner." I firmly believe that this approach is key to being able to develop a trusting relationship with me, your partner in having the life you desire and deserve. I see patients via tele-session and/or face to face.
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Latham Fink
Psychiatrist, MD, PhD Verified
Austin, TX 78702
Offers video visits
I especially enjoy working with patients that struggle with ADHD, depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, trauma, and psychosis.
My goal is to help my you thrive and become the most self-realized individual you can be. Often that entails at least some level of healing, whether physical, emotional, relational, or even spiritual, before we leverage awareness of the obstacles that stand in the way of living our fullest. My approach to psychiatry is to seamlessly blend medications and therapy so that you can truly live. While medications can be very helpful at times, I don't believe in a magic pill. It is important that you share with me your values and goals so we can also collaborate to find non-pharmacological approaches to helping you thrive.
(737) 204-9077
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Austin, TX 78702
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I especially enjoy working with patients that struggle with ADHD, depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, trauma, and psychosis.
My goal is to help my you thrive and become the most self-realized individual you can be. Often that entails at least some level of healing, whether physical, emotional, relational, or even spiritual, before we leverage awareness of the obstacles that stand in the way of living our fullest. My approach to psychiatry is to seamlessly blend medications and therapy so that you can truly live. While medications can be very helpful at times, I don't believe in a magic pill. It is important that you share with me your values and goals so we can also collaborate to find non-pharmacological approaches to helping you thrive.
Psychiatry Of Austin
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Austin, TX 78731
Offers video visits
WELLNESS SIMPLIFIED - ONLINE - TELEHEALTH - SEE US SAFELY FROM HOME - DIRECT PSYCHIATRIC CARE - ADULTS - ADOLESCENTS - ADHD - ANXIETY - DEPRESSION. Our Board Certified Psychiatrists, psychologists, and nurses provide comprehensive and holistic psychiatric care to adults and adolescents with all forms of mental illness.
(737) 204-8221
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Austin, TX 78731
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WELLNESS SIMPLIFIED - ONLINE - TELEHEALTH - SEE US SAFELY FROM HOME - DIRECT PSYCHIATRIC CARE - ADULTS - ADOLESCENTS - ADHD - ANXIETY - DEPRESSION. Our Board Certified Psychiatrists, psychologists, and nurses provide comprehensive and holistic psychiatric care to adults and adolescents with all forms of mental illness.
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Jedidiah C Becker
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP Verified
Austin, TX 78705
Our mental health cannot be neatly separated from our physical bodies or from the unique events that have shaped us as individuals. While psychiatric medications have helped millions of individuals find relief from chronic mental illness and reclaim control of their lives, almost anyone who has struggled with depression or anxiety knows that medications alone are rarely enough to achieve the balanced, fulfilling lives that they desire. The question then becomes, “What else can be done?”
(512) 233-6841
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Austin, TX 78705
Our mental health cannot be neatly separated from our physical bodies or from the unique events that have shaped us as individuals. While psychiatric medications have helped millions of individuals find relief from chronic mental illness and reclaim control of their lives, almost anyone who has struggled with depression or anxiety knows that medications alone are rarely enough to achieve the balanced, fulfilling lives that they desire. The question then becomes, “What else can be done?”
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Lin Cai
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, PMHNP, FNP Verified
Austin, TX 78746
I am skilled in assessing and treating a variety of mental health disorders including Anxiety Disorders, OCD, PTSD, Major Depression, ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Mood disorders, and Substance Use disorder.
I am a board-certified advanced nurse practitioner in psychiatry and family medicine since 2015. I provide Psychiatric Evaluation and medication management services both in person and through Tele-medicine to ages 14 and older. I devote my time, attention, and work collaboratively with each individual to customized the goals, interventions, and to optimize care plans. I believe in integrated mental health and physical well beings.
(844) 914-2630
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Austin, TX 78746
I am skilled in assessing and treating a variety of mental health disorders including Anxiety Disorders, OCD, PTSD, Major Depression, ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Mood disorders, and Substance Use disorder.
I am a board-certified advanced nurse practitioner in psychiatry and family medicine since 2015. I provide Psychiatric Evaluation and medication management services both in person and through Tele-medicine to ages 14 and older. I devote my time, attention, and work collaboratively with each individual to customized the goals, interventions, and to optimize care plans. I believe in integrated mental health and physical well beings.
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Daniel Hochman
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Austin, TX 78759
I specialize in comprehensive treatment of mood disorders such as depression, anxiety, substance abuse and PTSD that have been poorly responsive to other trials of treatment. After developing a process to treat people with lifelong, difficult to treat addiction, I created www.selfrecovery.org as a way to help people access good help from anywhere. As a physician I can prescribe medication, but I always include therapy to best identify and heal the actual source of the symptoms. I will take the time to review your past treatment, and enjoy improving on remaining gaps to help you reach your potential.
(512) 872-5819
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Austin, TX 78759
I specialize in comprehensive treatment of mood disorders such as depression, anxiety, substance abuse and PTSD that have been poorly responsive to other trials of treatment. After developing a process to treat people with lifelong, difficult to treat addiction, I created www.selfrecovery.org as a way to help people access good help from anywhere. As a physician I can prescribe medication, but I always include therapy to best identify and heal the actual source of the symptoms. I will take the time to review your past treatment, and enjoy improving on remaining gaps to help you reach your potential.
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Thetsu Mon
Psychiatrist, MD/PhD Verified
Austin, TX 78757
depression, bipolar disorder), obsessive-compulsive disorders, psychosis, and phobic disorders.
Accepting new patients. Welcome! Improving one's mental health is paramount in maintaining one's sense of well-being and quality of life. Dr. Mon is passionate about providing warm, empathetic, and effective care to optimize your mental health. She believes that the best mental health outcomes are achieved through partnerships between patients and the physician and she looks forward to providing your optimal individualized care.
(512) 572-5340
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Austin, TX 78757
depression, bipolar disorder), obsessive-compulsive disorders, psychosis, and phobic disorders.
Accepting new patients. Welcome! Improving one's mental health is paramount in maintaining one's sense of well-being and quality of life. Dr. Mon is passionate about providing warm, empathetic, and effective care to optimize your mental health. She believes that the best mental health outcomes are achieved through partnerships between patients and the physician and she looks forward to providing your optimal individualized care.
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The Timothy Center Medical
Psychiatrist, MD, PA-C, NP Verified
Austin, TX 78759
Offers video visits
They are conservative medication providers who specialize in treating depression, anxiety, attention problems, mood and thought disorders.
The Timothy Center is a collaborative group of therapists and practitioners founded in 2001 by Dr. Jimmy Myers, offering individual, couples, family, and group therapy as well as medication management. We are dedicated to individual assessment and treatment and are pleased to be able to accept many insurance plans. While we strongly believe in therapy, life-style, and environmental changes, we also believe that medication may be helpful, and is sometimes needed, for people to achieve remission of their symptoms.
(512) 982-6287
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Austin, TX 78759
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They are conservative medication providers who specialize in treating depression, anxiety, attention problems, mood and thought disorders.
The Timothy Center is a collaborative group of therapists and practitioners founded in 2001 by Dr. Jimmy Myers, offering individual, couples, family, and group therapy as well as medication management. We are dedicated to individual assessment and treatment and are pleased to be able to accept many insurance plans. While we strongly believe in therapy, life-style, and environmental changes, we also believe that medication may be helpful, and is sometimes needed, for people to achieve remission of their symptoms.
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Marya Jo Wright
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APN, PMHNP, BC Verified
Austin, TX 78748
Offers video visits
I am a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner with over ten years of clinical expertise among diverse patient populations. I have experience treating depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, psychosis, trauma, substance use disorders, and ADHD. I am experienced in treating adults, adolescents, and children.
(512) 308-6617
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Austin, TX 78748
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I am a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner with over ten years of clinical expertise among diverse patient populations. I have experience treating depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, psychosis, trauma, substance use disorders, and ADHD. I am experienced in treating adults, adolescents, and children.
Audrey Addaqua-Corey - Anew Era TMS & Psychiatry
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, NP Verified
Austin, TX 78759
Offers video visits
Her specialties include: ADHD, Alcohol Abuse, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Trauma and PTSD, Depression, Dual Diagnosis, Impulse Control Disorders, LGBTQ, Medication Management, Mood Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCD), Personality Disorders, Phobias, Psychotic Disorders, Sleep Issues.
Audrey Addaquay-Corey is board certified in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. She graduated from the University of Maryland Baltimore and has been in the field of psychiatry for the past 12 years. She started her nursing career at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore in 2007 and also worked at Mercy Health in Janesville, Wisconsin. She is experienced in working with all ages in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.
(512) 729-3861
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Austin, TX 78759
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Her specialties include: ADHD, Alcohol Abuse, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Trauma and PTSD, Depression, Dual Diagnosis, Impulse Control Disorders, LGBTQ, Medication Management, Mood Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCD), Personality Disorders, Phobias, Psychotic Disorders, Sleep Issues.
Audrey Addaquay-Corey is board certified in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. She graduated from the University of Maryland Baltimore and has been in the field of psychiatry for the past 12 years. She started her nursing career at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore in 2007 and also worked at Mercy Health in Janesville, Wisconsin. She is experienced in working with all ages in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.
Tyson Lippe
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Austin, TX 78746
Offers video visits
Whilst we are comfortable with most mental health conditions, at Heading we have expertise in treatments for hard-to-treat depression.
I am passionate about serving Austinites seeking better mental health – it is achievable. I am a psychiatrist now accepting appointments at Heading, a mental health provider in Austin, TX. To ensure affordability, I accept most health insurance plans. At Heading, we offer telepsychiatry to help treat the most common mental health conditions including anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, amongst others. In addition to medication management, we offer innovative treatments for those who have hard-to-treat depression, including Spravato, TMS and intramuscular ketamine. My role is to find the right solution for your individual case.
(512) 572-9607
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Austin, TX 78746
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Whilst we are comfortable with most mental health conditions, at Heading we have expertise in treatments for hard-to-treat depression.
I am passionate about serving Austinites seeking better mental health – it is achievable. I am a psychiatrist now accepting appointments at Heading, a mental health provider in Austin, TX. To ensure affordability, I accept most health insurance plans. At Heading, we offer telepsychiatry to help treat the most common mental health conditions including anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, amongst others. In addition to medication management, we offer innovative treatments for those who have hard-to-treat depression, including Spravato, TMS and intramuscular ketamine. My role is to find the right solution for your individual case.
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Trecy Bergen
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, APRN, PMHNP Verified
Austin, TX 78704
Offers video visits
I specialize in anxiety, depression and other mood disorders, ADHD, disordered eating, and addiction.
Welcome. Whatever your circumstances may be, I am glad you are here. In partnership with you, my goal is to reduce your emotional pain and suffering and improve the quality of your life. I have a deep passion for helping others find their strengths, gain new insights, and begin living the life they hope to achieve. I believe every human has the capacity to recover and heal.
(833) 469-0606
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Austin, TX 78704
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I specialize in anxiety, depression and other mood disorders, ADHD, disordered eating, and addiction.
Welcome. Whatever your circumstances may be, I am glad you are here. In partnership with you, my goal is to reduce your emotional pain and suffering and improve the quality of your life. I have a deep passion for helping others find their strengths, gain new insights, and begin living the life they hope to achieve. I believe every human has the capacity to recover and heal.
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Magdalene Rozmiarek
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, PMHNP Verified
Austin, TX 78748
Offers video visits
I am a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner with clinical expertise among diverse patient populations. I have experience treating depression, anxiety, bipolar disorders, schizophrenia/schizoaffective, neurocognitive disorders, substance use disorders, PTSD, and ADHD. I will work closely with you and your team of healthcare providers to tailor an individualized plan to address your mental health needs.
(512) 535-3773
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Austin, TX 78748
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I am a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner with clinical expertise among diverse patient populations. I have experience treating depression, anxiety, bipolar disorders, schizophrenia/schizoaffective, neurocognitive disorders, substance use disorders, PTSD, and ADHD. I will work closely with you and your team of healthcare providers to tailor an individualized plan to address your mental health needs.
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Laura Katie Maxwell - Maxwell Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Austin, TX 78759
Offers video visits
My primary goal is to create an environment where you feel safe, accepted, and understood. I am an adult psychiatrist offering treatment with both medications and psychotherapy. Medications can be helpful, but medicine is never the sole answer to our problems. As a psychiatrist who also does psychotherapy, I will work collaboratively with you to develop a treatment plan which includes the role of physical activity, relationships, nutrition and work/life balance. I treat adults with depression, anxiety disorders (including generalized anxiety, panic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder), mood disorders, and ADHD.
(737) 204-8085
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Austin, TX 78759
Offers video visits
My primary goal is to create an environment where you feel safe, accepted, and understood. I am an adult psychiatrist offering treatment with both medications and psychotherapy. Medications can be helpful, but medicine is never the sole answer to our problems. As a psychiatrist who also does psychotherapy, I will work collaboratively with you to develop a treatment plan which includes the role of physical activity, relationships, nutrition and work/life balance. I treat adults with depression, anxiety disorders (including generalized anxiety, panic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder), mood disorders, and ADHD.
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Brent Turnipseed
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Austin, TX 78704
Offers video visits
We address and help treat the most common psychiatric conditions: anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, OCD, and PTSD, among others.
At Roots Behavioral Health, access to care and affordability of care are our touchstone values. I co-founded Roots with the goal of honoring these values in our community. By using a model of working with physician assistants, we are able to help more people in need. And to make care more affordable, our clinics accept most forms of commercial health insurance. As our Medical Director, I'm continually striving to elevate our standard of care.
(512) 872-3138
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Austin, TX 78704
Offers video visits
We address and help treat the most common psychiatric conditions: anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, OCD, and PTSD, among others.
At Roots Behavioral Health, access to care and affordability of care are our touchstone values. I co-founded Roots with the goal of honoring these values in our community. By using a model of working with physician assistants, we are able to help more people in need. And to make care more affordable, our clinics accept most forms of commercial health insurance. As our Medical Director, I'm continually striving to elevate our standard of care.
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Christine Kilkenny
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, PMHNP Verified
Austin, TX 78731
Offers video visits
I specialize in seeing patients struggling with the following: depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, ADHD, and obsessive compulsive disorder.
I’m a psychiatric nurse practitioner with over 10 years experience working in the mental health field. I believe in having my patients involved in the decision making process regarding their care. I collaborate closely with my patients and additional medical professionals involved in their care. My goal is to effectively treat patients using the fewest amount of medications possible at the individuals lowest therapeutic dose.
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Austin, TX 78731
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I specialize in seeing patients struggling with the following: depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, ADHD, and obsessive compulsive disorder.
I’m a psychiatric nurse practitioner with over 10 years experience working in the mental health field. I believe in having my patients involved in the decision making process regarding their care. I collaborate closely with my patients and additional medical professionals involved in their care. My goal is to effectively treat patients using the fewest amount of medications possible at the individuals lowest therapeutic dose.

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Depression Psychiatrists
Depressive disorders are characterized by persistent feelings of sadness and worthlessness and a lack of desire to engage in formerly pleasurable activities. Depression is not a passing blue mood, which almost everyone experiences from time to time, but a complex mind/body illness that interferes with everyday functioning. It not only darkens one's outlook, it is commonly marked by sleep problems and changes in energy levels and appetite. It alters the structure and function of nerve cells so that it disrupts the way the brain processes information and interprets experience.

Despite feelings of hopelessness and worthlessness, depression is a treatable condition. It can be treated with psychotherapy by depression psychiatrists in Austin. As with many illnesses, the earlier treatment begins, the more effective it can be and the greater the likelihood that recurrence can be prevented.

Psychotherapy addresses the thinking patterns that precipitate depression, and studies show that it prevents recurrence. Drug therapy is often helpful in relieving symptoms, such as severe anxiety, so that people can engage in meaningful psychotherapy.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Austin 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 Austin has many sub specialties including pediatric psychiatry (so check for Austin child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Austin). 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 (certain states license Psychopharmacologists), psychiatric genetics, neuroimaging, and clinical neurophysiology.

Psychiatric nurse practitioners in Austin, or mental health nurse practitioners, generally have a MS degree in nursing (MSN) and a number of years training to become certified. Psychiatric nurse practitioners are able to assess and diagnose mental health conditions and prescribe medication. Austin Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.