Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP
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"Please schedule your appointment online at knoxTNpsych.com. I assist clients who need help with ADHD, anxiety, depression, anger, PTSD, and insomnia through medication evaluations. I provide a safe and nonjudgmental environment where you can feel comfortable. I understand struggling with mental illness is difficult, but there is hope, and you can feel better. If you have any questions please email kat@knoxtnpsych.com. Insurances accepted: United Health Care, Optum, Aetna, Cigna, and Humana. I do not accept Tenncare or Medicare/Medicaid at this time. "
Elders (65+)
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Elders (65+)
"Please schedule your appointment online at knoxTNpsych.com. I assist clients who need help with ADHD, anxiety, depression, anger, PTSD, and insomnia through medication evaluations. I provide a safe and nonjudgmental environment where you can feel comfortable. I understand struggling with mental illness is difficult, but there is hope, and you can feel better. If you have any questions please email kat@knoxtnpsych.com. Insurances accepted: United Health Care, Optum, Aetna, Cigna, and Humana. I do not accept Tenncare or Medicare/Medicaid at this time. "

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Elders (65+) (65+, Seniors) Psychiatrists
The psychiatrists listed here have identified their interest in elder therapy in 37918 or help for 37918 elderly people in therapy. Psychiatrists who work with elders (for instance, elderly parents, elderly women or even elderly abuse) handle a broad range of issues especially as they relate to caring for the elderly and homes for the elderly in 37918. Elderly depression is a common problem that can be helped by therapy for elderly people. Psychiatrists who work with the elderly are sometimes referred to as 37918 geriatric psychiatrists or geropsychiatrists.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 37918 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

37918 Psychiatrists differ from other mental health professionals in that they may prescribe medication or psychotropics. Psychiatrists may conduct physical examinations, order and interpret lab tests and brain image scans, such as CT scans, CAT Scans and MRIs.

Some psychiatric practitioners in 37918 specialize in age groups (so check for 37918 child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in 37918). Those who work with the elderly are called geriatric psychiatrists or geropsychiatrists.

Other related specialties include psychopharmacology (certain states license Psychopharmacologists), psychiatric genetics and neuroimaging.

Psychiatric nurse practitioners in 37918, or mental health nurse practitioners, perform many of the same functions as a psychiatrist. This includes diagnosing mental illness and prescribing medication. 37918 Psychiatric nurse practitioners also act as a therapist, helping patients with depression, anxiety and suicidal individuals, as well as other conditions that can be remedied with counseling.

Nurses monitor for side effects and responses to medical treatments and offer information on medications so that clients can make informed choices about their use.