The Transition House of Tennessee
Psychiatrist, PhD, LPC, MHSP Verified
Memphis, TN 38103
Offers video visits
The Transition House of Tennessee, Inc. is a comprehensive, full-spectrum community health center, licensed by the State of Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, that provides in-office and tele-health psychiatric care, individualized mental health and substance use counseling to meet your recovery needs. We take a holistic approach to help empower you to lead a more successful and productive life.
(423) 799-2455
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Memphis, TN 38103
Offers video visits
The Transition House of Tennessee, Inc. is a comprehensive, full-spectrum community health center, licensed by the State of Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, that provides in-office and tele-health psychiatric care, individualized mental health and substance use counseling to meet your recovery needs. We take a holistic approach to help empower you to lead a more successful and productive life.

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Dialectical (DBT) Psychiatrists
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is the treatment most closely associated with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). Psychiatrists practice DBT in both individual and group sessions. The therapy combines elements of CBT to help with regulating emotion through distress tolerance and mindfulness. The goal of Dialectical Behavior Therapy is to alleviate the intense emotional pain associated with BPD. Its core assumption is that change and acceptance are intertwined. We typically think of our efforts to change things as emerging out of non-acceptance. We either decide to accept things as they are or we seek to change: through DBT it's not a case of change or acceptance, but resolving the conflicts to allow for self-acceptance and constructive change.

If you're looking for DBT therapy in Memphis or for a Memphis DBT psychiatrist these professionals provide dialectical behavior therapy, DBT group therapy, DBT therapy, dialectic behavioral therapy (which is a common misspelling) and dialectical therapy. They provide dialectical counseling, DBT counseling in Memphis and DBT treatment. They include DBT groups, DBT therapists, DBT psychologists and DBT counseling.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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