Tara Walker
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Rockville, MD 20850
Please note phone number change: 301-523-3396. Thank you for visiting my page. I am a board-certified Psychiatrist located in Rockville, MD. I was honored to serve on active duty as a Navy physician for twelve years prior to entering private practice. I have a wide range of clinical interests that include the treatment of depression (including peri-partum depression), anxiety disorders including PTSD, bipolar disorder, substance abuse disorders, psychosomatic illness and psychotic disorders. I consider myself to be compassionate, non-judgmental, and open to all clients regardless of ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation.
Drug Abuse
(301) 804-6111
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Rockville, MD 20850
Drug Abuse
Please note phone number change: 301-523-3396. Thank you for visiting my page. I am a board-certified Psychiatrist located in Rockville, MD. I was honored to serve on active duty as a Navy physician for twelve years prior to entering private practice. I have a wide range of clinical interests that include the treatment of depression (including peri-partum depression), anxiety disorders including PTSD, bipolar disorder, substance abuse disorders, psychosomatic illness and psychotic disorders. I consider myself to be compassionate, non-judgmental, and open to all clients regardless of ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation.
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Anissa Maroof
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Rockville, MD 20852
If you are struggling with anxiety, insomnia, and/or substance abuse, then I am here to help. If your mood symptoms led to alcohol and/or drug use, or vice versa, there is a solution. If you are seeking someone to help with your chronic pain with non-narcotic medications, then you found her. I diagnose and treat all anxiety disorders, mood disorders, substance use disorders, ADHD, insomnia, and chronic pain. If you are serious about treatment with medication and/or psychotherapy, then please contact me. I am here to help.
Drug Abuse
(301) 684-5060
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Office is near:
Rockville, MD 20852
Drug Abuse
If you are struggling with anxiety, insomnia, and/or substance abuse, then I am here to help. If your mood symptoms led to alcohol and/or drug use, or vice versa, there is a solution. If you are seeking someone to help with your chronic pain with non-narcotic medications, then you found her. I diagnose and treat all anxiety disorders, mood disorders, substance use disorders, ADHD, insomnia, and chronic pain. If you are serious about treatment with medication and/or psychotherapy, then please contact me. I am here to help.
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Memouna Foudjou
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP-B, FNP-BC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Rockville, MD 20850
As a psychiatric nurse practitioner, I treat the entire range of psychiatric conditions, ranging from fairly straightforward cases of depression and anxiety to significantly complicated presentations including mental illness, substance abuse, and personality disorders. Most of my patient's problems may be related to excessive stress due to a particular situation or series of events. Most patients come to me seeking for help. Fortunately, with proper care and treatment many individuals learn to cope or recover from a mental illness or emotional disorder.
Drug Abuse
(240) 702-1400
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Rockville, MD 20850
Drug Abuse
As a psychiatric nurse practitioner, I treat the entire range of psychiatric conditions, ranging from fairly straightforward cases of depression and anxiety to significantly complicated presentations including mental illness, substance abuse, and personality disorders. Most of my patient's problems may be related to excessive stress due to a particular situation or series of events. Most patients come to me seeking for help. Fortunately, with proper care and treatment many individuals learn to cope or recover from a mental illness or emotional disorder.
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Child and Adult Psychiatry Services
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, APRN, PMHNP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Rockville, MD 20847
NOW ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS FOR TELEHEALTH. Irine Onyah is a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner with over 10years experience in psychiatry. I have worked in Providence Hospital and Washington Hospital Center in DC, and currently at Spring Grove Hospital Center. I have also worked in many outpatient clinics taking care of adults and children. I treat all age groups including children and older adults. I have extensive experience in addiction management, anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar, ADHD, autism, conduct disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, and behavior problems in children.
Drug Abuse
(833) 715-0659
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Office is near:
Rockville, MD 20847
Drug Abuse
NOW ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS FOR TELEHEALTH. Irine Onyah is a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner with over 10years experience in psychiatry. I have worked in Providence Hospital and Washington Hospital Center in DC, and currently at Spring Grove Hospital Center. I have also worked in many outpatient clinics taking care of adults and children. I treat all age groups including children and older adults. I have extensive experience in addiction management, anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar, ADHD, autism, conduct disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, and behavior problems in children.
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Janelle Agnew
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP Verified
Verified
Rockville, MD 20850
Janelle Agnew is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with training treating patients with psychiatric disorders across the lifespan. Her education includes a Master of Science in Nursing, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing specialization from Drexel University. She has over 15 years of psychiatric nursing experience. She has worked inpatient, outpatient, and in the residential treatment setting. Janelle brings to Birchwood a passion for providing quality, compassionate mental health care to all her clients.
Drug Abuse
(301) 215-2562
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Rockville, MD 20850
Drug Abuse
Janelle Agnew is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with training treating patients with psychiatric disorders across the lifespan. Her education includes a Master of Science in Nursing, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing specialization from Drexel University. She has over 15 years of psychiatric nursing experience. She has worked inpatient, outpatient, and in the residential treatment setting. Janelle brings to Birchwood a passion for providing quality, compassionate mental health care to all her clients.
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Yvonne Swann
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Rockville, MD 20852
You are a unique individual searching for solutions and have had the courage to take the first step – looking and asking for help. With compassion and evidence based practice, I help empower patients who are committed to improving their mental and emotional well-being. As a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, I am trained to diagnose psychiatric conditions, provide psychotherapy, and prescribe medications to individuals across the lifespan. I have worked in multiple health care settings, dedicating my care to patients with an array of psychiatric conditions.
Drug Abuse
(240) 261-0580
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Office is near:
Rockville, MD 20852
Drug Abuse
You are a unique individual searching for solutions and have had the courage to take the first step – looking and asking for help. With compassion and evidence based practice, I help empower patients who are committed to improving their mental and emotional well-being. As a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, I am trained to diagnose psychiatric conditions, provide psychotherapy, and prescribe medications to individuals across the lifespan. I have worked in multiple health care settings, dedicating my care to patients with an array of psychiatric conditions.
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Complete Serenity- Sharon Johnson-Hyatt
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, PMHNP, BC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Rockville, MD 20847
I am a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. I treat adults (18 and up) who suffer from mental health/psychiatric conditions and nicotine addiction. Passionate about ensuring mental health stability for the next generation. I see patients in office and virtual. I take a holistic and patient centered approach to care. We offer late hours via telemedicine sessions and weekends on a limited basis for individuals who are unable to make time during regular business hours. We strive to avoid controlled substances (stimulants/Benzo) and seek alternatives when possible.
Drug Abuse
(561) 342-5870
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Office is near:
Rockville, MD 20847
Drug Abuse
I am a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. I treat adults (18 and up) who suffer from mental health/psychiatric conditions and nicotine addiction. Passionate about ensuring mental health stability for the next generation. I see patients in office and virtual. I take a holistic and patient centered approach to care. We offer late hours via telemedicine sessions and weekends on a limited basis for individuals who are unable to make time during regular business hours. We strive to avoid controlled substances (stimulants/Benzo) and seek alternatives when possible.
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MindView Behavioral Health and Wellness
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Verified
Verified
Rockville, MD 20852
**We are fully Tele-psychiatry/counseling until further notice. ** MindView Behavioral Health and Wellness in Rockville MD is a holistic, functional, and integrative psychiatry and counseling clinic that assesses each client on a comprehensive individualized level. Medications are not for everyone as such we understand these aspects and work within the clients' means of comfort while supporting other aspects of wellness to bring about mind and body wellness. Our intention is to create a wellness center where root causes are identified and treated. We do not look just to treat symptoms, we treat for long term wellness
Drug Abuse
(240) 833-9320
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Rockville, MD 20852
Drug Abuse
**We are fully Tele-psychiatry/counseling until further notice. ** MindView Behavioral Health and Wellness in Rockville MD is a holistic, functional, and integrative psychiatry and counseling clinic that assesses each client on a comprehensive individualized level. Medications are not for everyone as such we understand these aspects and work within the clients' means of comfort while supporting other aspects of wellness to bring about mind and body wellness. Our intention is to create a wellness center where root causes are identified and treated. We do not look just to treat symptoms, we treat for long term wellness
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Habibatu Sesay
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PHMNP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Rockville, MD 20854
As a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, I will be providing treatment on a variety of psychiatric conditions, ranging from mild to moderate cases of depression, anxiety, and behavioral issues to severely complicated presentations of substance abuse, personality disorders, and other mental illnesses. I will be helping clients whose depression or anxiety takes over their lives at the worst possible moments and work with them to regain control of their lives through individualized treatment plans by using behavioral therapy to gain coping skills, and medication management when needed.
Drug Abuse
(240) 261-0551
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Office is near:
Rockville, MD 20854
Drug Abuse
As a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, I will be providing treatment on a variety of psychiatric conditions, ranging from mild to moderate cases of depression, anxiety, and behavioral issues to severely complicated presentations of substance abuse, personality disorders, and other mental illnesses. I will be helping clients whose depression or anxiety takes over their lives at the worst possible moments and work with them to regain control of their lives through individualized treatment plans by using behavioral therapy to gain coping skills, and medication management when needed.
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Ali Asghar
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Rockville, MD 20855
My name is Dr. Ali Asghar. I have been a practicing Psychiatrist for the past 29 years. I began working for the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) in 1991, and it was an honor to take care of our Veterans. I left the VA in 2014 for a new challenge and joined Eastridge Health Systems in West Virginia taking care of Medicaid patients.
Drug Abuse
(240) 474-0859
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Office is near:
Rockville, MD 20855
Drug Abuse
My name is Dr. Ali Asghar. I have been a practicing Psychiatrist for the past 29 years. I began working for the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) in 1991, and it was an honor to take care of our Veterans. I left the VA in 2014 for a new challenge and joined Eastridge Health Systems in West Virginia taking care of Medicaid patients.
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Washington Center for Womens & Children's Wellness
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Rockville, MD 20852
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.
Drug Abuse
(301) 679-7575
Verified

Office is near:
Rockville, MD 20852
Drug Abuse
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.
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Mohamed Bundu
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, FNP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Rockville, MD 20854
I am board certified both as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner and family nurse practitioner. I am a Veteran who served in Afghanistan and currently practices at the Veteran's Affairs Medical Center in Washington, D.C. As a native of Sierra Leone in West Africa, I have been aspiring to become part of the medical community since the age of seven to fulfill my desire to care for people. My experience includes several years of working in neurology, medical/telemetry, psychiatric units in inpatient and working in a primary care pediatrics clinic in Maryland.
Drug Abuse
(240) 883-5688
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Office is near:
Rockville, MD 20854
Drug Abuse
I am board certified both as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner and family nurse practitioner. I am a Veteran who served in Afghanistan and currently practices at the Veteran's Affairs Medical Center in Washington, D.C. As a native of Sierra Leone in West Africa, I have been aspiring to become part of the medical community since the age of seven to fulfill my desire to care for people. My experience includes several years of working in neurology, medical/telemetry, psychiatric units in inpatient and working in a primary care pediatrics clinic in Maryland.
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Vik S Gill
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Rockville, MD 20850
In my psychiatric practice, I sees a wide array of clients, including children as young as four years old. I have a special expertise in reducing and consolidating psychiatric medicines in patients on multiple medicines. My areas of expertise include ADHD, Adult and Childhood Mood disorders, Adult and Childhood Bipolar disorder and Depression, Anxiety disorders, and anger management. I also have expertise in management of sleep disorders. I am licensed in Maryland, DC for online appointments. See reviews at https://www.healthgrades.com/physician/dr-vikramjit-gill-xvq3s https://www.vitals.com/doctors/Dr_Vikramjit_S_Gill.html
Drug Abuse
(224) 385-1140
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Office is near:
Rockville, MD 20850
Drug Abuse
In my psychiatric practice, I sees a wide array of clients, including children as young as four years old. I have a special expertise in reducing and consolidating psychiatric medicines in patients on multiple medicines. My areas of expertise include ADHD, Adult and Childhood Mood disorders, Adult and Childhood Bipolar disorder and Depression, Anxiety disorders, and anger management. I also have expertise in management of sleep disorders. I am licensed in Maryland, DC for online appointments. See reviews at https://www.healthgrades.com/physician/dr-vikramjit-gill-xvq3s https://www.vitals.com/doctors/Dr_Vikramjit_S_Gill.html
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Advanced Psychiatric Wellness Center, LLC
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, APRN, PMHNP Verified
Verified
Rockville, MD 20850
ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS FOR VIRTUAL VISITS. Everyone's journey to mental wellness is different. At Advanced Psychiatric Wellness Center, our goal is to meet you where you are on that journey and assist you with getting to where you would like to be. We provide personalized treatment plans with recommendations based on your unique needs. We treat individuals suffering from anxiety, depression, mood disorders, substance use disorders and other mental health issues via your smartphone, tablet or computer. Visit us at www.advpsychwellness.com to schedule your appointment today.
Drug Abuse
(301) 900-3053
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Rockville, MD 20850
Drug Abuse
ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS FOR VIRTUAL VISITS. Everyone's journey to mental wellness is different. At Advanced Psychiatric Wellness Center, our goal is to meet you where you are on that journey and assist you with getting to where you would like to be. We provide personalized treatment plans with recommendations based on your unique needs. We treat individuals suffering from anxiety, depression, mood disorders, substance use disorders and other mental health issues via your smartphone, tablet or computer. Visit us at www.advpsychwellness.com to schedule your appointment today.
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JMJ Healthcare, Center For Medication Management
Psychiatric Nurse, CRNPPMH Verified
Verified
Bowie, MD
JMJ Healthcare Services consists of a team of licensed Drs, psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists, and social workers working together to provide the best mental healthcare services to our patients. At JMJ Healthcare (JMJHS), our mission is to provide quality customized mental health services to meet the individual needs of our patients and our community. We are committed to providing wholesome care with the respect that our patients deserve. JMJHS is committed to increasing the awareness in our community, as well as the innovative treatment options available. We are now ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS.
Drug Abuse
(240) 233-2341
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Bowie, MD
Drug Abuse
JMJ Healthcare Services consists of a team of licensed Drs, psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists, and social workers working together to provide the best mental healthcare services to our patients. At JMJ Healthcare (JMJHS), our mission is to provide quality customized mental health services to meet the individual needs of our patients and our community. We are committed to providing wholesome care with the respect that our patients deserve. JMJHS is committed to increasing the awareness in our community, as well as the innovative treatment options available. We are now ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS.
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Temitope 'temi' Williams
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, CRNP, PMH Verified
Verified
Randallstown, MD
It's great that you are considering mental health treatment. I am a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with over 15 years of nursing experience, and my passion is psychiatric nursing. I will work with you to create a treatment plan that fits your life and your treatment needs. I conduct medical evaluations where I ask questions about your history and presenting problems. Then, with your help, we develop a treatment plan that may include medications that would be helpful in addressing your symptoms. Keep in mind that medication may not always be needed to address your mental health needs. I use an holistic approach to meet your needs.
Drug Abuse
(443) 960-8216 x103
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Randallstown, MD
Drug Abuse
It's great that you are considering mental health treatment. I am a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with over 15 years of nursing experience, and my passion is psychiatric nursing. I will work with you to create a treatment plan that fits your life and your treatment needs. I conduct medical evaluations where I ask questions about your history and presenting problems. Then, with your help, we develop a treatment plan that may include medications that would be helpful in addressing your symptoms. Keep in mind that medication may not always be needed to address your mental health needs. I use an holistic approach to meet your needs.
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Citywide Behavioral Health
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, CRNP, PMH, CARN Verified
Verified
Baltimore, MD
I am experienced with the behavioral health needs of my clients; including those with acute stress, anxiety disorders, depression, bipolar disorder, trauma, schizophrenia, and other psychotic disorders. I will work in conjunction with my clients to create a treatment plan that will alleviate symptoms and allow optimal functioning for work, school, and in other areas of your life. I specialize in Psychiatric Evaluations, Medication Management and Brief Supportive Therapy. Additionally, I will provide necessary referrals for additional support. I understand each client is unique and will create a comfortable atmosphere by using effective communication and assuring confidentiality. Call 410 929-2314.
Drug Abuse
(443) 501-2924
Verified

Baltimore, MD
Drug Abuse
I am experienced with the behavioral health needs of my clients; including those with acute stress, anxiety disorders, depression, bipolar disorder, trauma, schizophrenia, and other psychotic disorders. I will work in conjunction with my clients to create a treatment plan that will alleviate symptoms and allow optimal functioning for work, school, and in other areas of your life. I specialize in Psychiatric Evaluations, Medication Management and Brief Supportive Therapy. Additionally, I will provide necessary referrals for additional support. I understand each client is unique and will create a comfortable atmosphere by using effective communication and assuring confidentiality. Call 410 929-2314.
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Birchwood Telepsychiatry
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD
Please note that we are temporarily not accepting new Medicaid patients in Maryland. We are a group of board certified psychiatric nurse practitioners that have received certification from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in family psychiatry. Our skills and experience will allow us to assist you in setting appropriate life goals and defining strategies to accomplish those goals. There is no set approach for mental health care.
Drug Abuse
(240) 821-5371
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Bethesda, MD
Drug Abuse
Please note that we are temporarily not accepting new Medicaid patients in Maryland. We are a group of board certified psychiatric nurse practitioners that have received certification from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in family psychiatry. Our skills and experience will allow us to assist you in setting appropriate life goals and defining strategies to accomplish those goals. There is no set approach for mental health care.
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Kenah One health care Services
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, CRNP-BC, ANP, PMHNP Verified
Verified
Glen Burnie, MD
t's wonderful you are looking for mental health treatment. I am a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with over 15 years of nursing experience, and my passion is psychiatric nursing. I will work with you to create a treatment plan that fits your life and your treatment needs. I conduct evaluations where I ask questions about your history and presenting problems. we develop a treatment plan that may include medications that would be helpful in addressing your symptoms. Keep in mind that medication may not always be needed to address your mental health needs. I use an holistic approach to meet your needs.
Drug Abuse
(410) 873-1897
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Glen Burnie, MD
Drug Abuse
t's wonderful you are looking for mental health treatment. I am a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with over 15 years of nursing experience, and my passion is psychiatric nursing. I will work with you to create a treatment plan that fits your life and your treatment needs. I conduct evaluations where I ask questions about your history and presenting problems. we develop a treatment plan that may include medications that would be helpful in addressing your symptoms. Keep in mind that medication may not always be needed to address your mental health needs. I use an holistic approach to meet your needs.
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Messiah Health Center LLC
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP Verified
Verified
Hyattsville, MD
Chinelo Anadu is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She is also a Captain in US Army Reserve, serving those that keep us safe. Chinelo has over 15 years of progressive Clinical experiences caring for individuals with diverse Psychiatric, Mental, and Behavioral Health needs. She has worked in different Healthcare settings that includes hospitals, Nursing homes, Assisted living facilities, Hospice care and out patients Clinics. She understood the impacts of Mental illness. Chinelo is actively making a tremendous difference in her Clients’ lives. Promotion of treatment adherence is her top priority.
Drug Abuse
(301) 215-3794
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Hyattsville, MD
Drug Abuse
Chinelo Anadu is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She is also a Captain in US Army Reserve, serving those that keep us safe. Chinelo has over 15 years of progressive Clinical experiences caring for individuals with diverse Psychiatric, Mental, and Behavioral Health needs. She has worked in different Healthcare settings that includes hospitals, Nursing homes, Assisted living facilities, Hospice care and out patients Clinics. She understood the impacts of Mental illness. Chinelo is actively making a tremendous difference in her Clients’ lives. Promotion of treatment adherence is her top priority.

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Drug Abuse Psychiatrists
Drug Abuse is a form of physical addiction characterized by the brain's overreaction to drugs (or to cues associated with the drugs). Drug addiction may take many forms or be caused by many substances but when referred to in the clinical sense usually involves an addiction to amphetamines, cannabis or marijuana, cocaine, hallucinogens, nicotine, opioids or sedatives.

If you're looking for help with drug abuse in Rockville or for Rockville drug abuse counseling, these psychiatrists provide confidential support for drug addiction or for individuals and couples in a relationship where drugs are a disruptive factor. They include Rockville drug abuse psychiatrists, drug abuse psychologists and Rockville drug abuse counselors. A psychiatrist can help with drug addiction in Rockville, alcohol drug addiction, teenage drug addiction, substance and Rockville drug abuse Psychiatry and treatment for drug addiction in Rockville. A psychiatrist can also identify the signs and causes of drug addiction, discuss intervention and refer victims to drug addiction treatment centers, dry-out clinics or drug programs.

Drug abuse causes problems for the family and loved ones of drug addicts who may also need help and support.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Rockville 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 Rockville has many sub specialties including pediatric psychiatry (so check for Rockville child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Rockville). 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 Rockville, 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. Rockville Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.