Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
West Hartford, CT 06107
Are you feeling tired, can't keep up with your daily routine, emotional for no reason, dealing with overwhelming stress? You may be struggling with untreated medical symptoms. These symptoms can be treated with the guidance of a physician. "Let's talk and see what happens." I hope to keep things as open as possible, because not every patient will present with a textbook case of issues. I strive to find a way to connect with each patient in a way that respects their autonomy and dignity.
Family / Marital
(860) 498-4777
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West Hartford, CT 06107
Family / Marital
Are you feeling tired, can't keep up with your daily routine, emotional for no reason, dealing with overwhelming stress? You may be struggling with untreated medical symptoms. These symptoms can be treated with the guidance of a physician. "Let's talk and see what happens." I hope to keep things as open as possible, because not every patient will present with a textbook case of issues. I strive to find a way to connect with each patient in a way that respects their autonomy and dignity.
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Psychiatrist, DO Verified
Verified
West Hartford, CT 06107
I enjoy and have a great deal of experience working with both adults and adolescents, treating a wide range of behavioral health issues at all degrees of complexity or severity. As an Osteopath with fellowship training in Psychoanalysis, I am devoted to finding the simplest and most effective modalities of care, focusing on the whole health of every patient and their individual goals for treatment.
Family / Marital
(860) 863-4998
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West Hartford, CT 06107
Family / Marital
I enjoy and have a great deal of experience working with both adults and adolescents, treating a wide range of behavioral health issues at all degrees of complexity or severity. As an Osteopath with fellowship training in Psychoanalysis, I am devoted to finding the simplest and most effective modalities of care, focusing on the whole health of every patient and their individual goals for treatment.
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Psychiatric Nurse, APRN, PMHNP, BC, MSN Verified
Verified
Office is near:
West Hartford, CT 06110
In these challenging times, individuals and families are confronted with many stressful and difficult life issues. My approach to care is to normalize the process of seeking early assistance in managing emotional/psychological difficulties and restoration to a balanced life. My style is to partner with you in a respectful manner to promote positive change and problem resolution. My focus in providing care is holistic; identifying aspects of an individual's life that are physical, psychological, emotional, environmental, and spiritual that require attention in order to restore mental health and wellness.
Family / Marital
(860) 248-2336
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Office is near:
West Hartford, CT 06110
Family / Marital
In these challenging times, individuals and families are confronted with many stressful and difficult life issues. My approach to care is to normalize the process of seeking early assistance in managing emotional/psychological difficulties and restoration to a balanced life. My style is to partner with you in a respectful manner to promote positive change and problem resolution. My focus in providing care is holistic; identifying aspects of an individual's life that are physical, psychological, emotional, environmental, and spiritual that require attention in order to restore mental health and wellness.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
West Hartford, CT 06105
It is the sincere belief of our practice that it is the RELATIONSHIP between health care provider and patient that greatly influences care. Dr. Straun is a dedicated medical professional with a wide-ranging skillset suitable for individuals seeking anything from general care to state-of-the-art, evidence based treatment. Focused on patient-centered service, Dr. Straun is committed to providing individualized, comprehensive treatment plans that address physical, mental and spiritual needs. He believes that the optimal way to provide excellent care is by meeting patients where they are; and through focused treatment and attention empowering them to find hope and experience joy.
Family / Marital
(860) 378-8099
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West Hartford, CT 06105
Family / Marital
It is the sincere belief of our practice that it is the RELATIONSHIP between health care provider and patient that greatly influences care. Dr. Straun is a dedicated medical professional with a wide-ranging skillset suitable for individuals seeking anything from general care to state-of-the-art, evidence based treatment. Focused on patient-centered service, Dr. Straun is committed to providing individualized, comprehensive treatment plans that address physical, mental and spiritual needs. He believes that the optimal way to provide excellent care is by meeting patients where they are; and through focused treatment and attention empowering them to find hope and experience joy.
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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, RN, PMHNP Verified
Verified
West Hartford, CT 06110
As a Psychiatric Mental Health Practitioner, I am trained to provide mental health treatment via psychotherapy and psychopharmacology. I have experience with children, adolescent and adult populations. I believe the patient is the expert and emphasize collaboration and communication to find the best treatment for you! I take a holistic approach to treatment and collaborate with other providers to ensure safety and accomplishment of treatment goals.
Family / Marital
(860) 248-7165
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West Hartford, CT 06110
Family / Marital
As a Psychiatric Mental Health Practitioner, I am trained to provide mental health treatment via psychotherapy and psychopharmacology. I have experience with children, adolescent and adult populations. I believe the patient is the expert and emphasize collaboration and communication to find the best treatment for you! I take a holistic approach to treatment and collaborate with other providers to ensure safety and accomplishment of treatment goals.
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Randall Dwenger
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Wilton, CT
Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment can save your or a loved one’s life. People often hesitate to pursue life saving addiction treatment services because they are worried about the stigma attached to substance use and mental health disorders. In my 30 years of experience in the addiction treatment industry, including my tenure as Medical Director at Mountainside treatment center, I have aided over 10,000 people in their journey for sobriety. I currently oversee Mountainside’s Detox program, where clients can heal during the vulnerable early stages of recovery with the support of our dedicated medical team.
Family / Marital
(833) 905-1428
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Wilton, CT
Family / Marital
Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment can save your or a loved one’s life. People often hesitate to pursue life saving addiction treatment services because they are worried about the stigma attached to substance use and mental health disorders. In my 30 years of experience in the addiction treatment industry, including my tenure as Medical Director at Mountainside treatment center, I have aided over 10,000 people in their journey for sobriety. I currently oversee Mountainside’s Detox program, where clients can heal during the vulnerable early stages of recovery with the support of our dedicated medical team.
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Eric B Nicholson
Psychiatrist, MD, PhD Verified
Verified
Norwalk, CT
Board-Certified in Child, Adolescent, Adult, and Addiction Psychiatry, Dr. Eric Nicholson provides Accelerated Resolution Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy/Exposure-Based Therapies, for those suffering from Addictions and Psychiatric Disorders including Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Generalized Anxiety, Social Phobia, Panic, Agoraphobia, Tics/TS, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder/OCD-Spectrum Disorders (Emetophobia, Hoarding, Perfectionism), Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors (trichotillomania, skin picking), also using Motivational Enhancement, Exposure/Response Prevention, Habit Reversal Training.
Family / Marital
(475) 283-9627
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Norwalk, CT
Family / Marital
Board-Certified in Child, Adolescent, Adult, and Addiction Psychiatry, Dr. Eric Nicholson provides Accelerated Resolution Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy/Exposure-Based Therapies, for those suffering from Addictions and Psychiatric Disorders including Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Generalized Anxiety, Social Phobia, Panic, Agoraphobia, Tics/TS, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder/OCD-Spectrum Disorders (Emetophobia, Hoarding, Perfectionism), Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors (trichotillomania, skin picking), also using Motivational Enhancement, Exposure/Response Prevention, Habit Reversal Training.
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Jay Seigel
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, APRN, NP Verified
Verified
New London, CT
Jay Seigel has worked in clinical, academic and leadership capacities to improve the quality of life of his clients with addiction and mental health disorders. Jay has treated thousands of Clients in his private practice and countless impaired healthcare professionals with great success. Jay's goal of continually identifying and employing the most effective and innovative clinical treatment for his clients. Jay has a rarely found expertise utilizing evidence-based practice for work in insight oriented psychotherapy and psychopharmacology. Jay is committed to collaborating with his Clients and their multidisciplinary providers to empower them to establish sustained recovery.
Family / Marital
(203) 717-4433
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New London, CT
Family / Marital
Jay Seigel has worked in clinical, academic and leadership capacities to improve the quality of life of his clients with addiction and mental health disorders. Jay has treated thousands of Clients in his private practice and countless impaired healthcare professionals with great success. Jay's goal of continually identifying and employing the most effective and innovative clinical treatment for his clients. Jay has a rarely found expertise utilizing evidence-based practice for work in insight oriented psychotherapy and psychopharmacology. Jay is committed to collaborating with his Clients and their multidisciplinary providers to empower them to establish sustained recovery.
Randall Dwenger
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Canaan, CT
Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment can save your or a loved one’s life. People often hesitate to pursue life saving addiction treatment services because they are worried about the stigma attached to substance use and mental health disorders. In my 30 years of experience in the addiction treatment industry, including my tenure as Medical Director at Mountainside treatment center, I have aided over 10,000 people in their journey for sobriety. I currently oversee Mountainside’s Detox program, where clients can heal during the vulnerable early stages of recovery with the support of our dedicated medical team.
Family / Marital
(860) 499-3758
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Canaan, CT
Family / Marital
Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment can save your or a loved one’s life. People often hesitate to pursue life saving addiction treatment services because they are worried about the stigma attached to substance use and mental health disorders. In my 30 years of experience in the addiction treatment industry, including my tenure as Medical Director at Mountainside treatment center, I have aided over 10,000 people in their journey for sobriety. I currently oversee Mountainside’s Detox program, where clients can heal during the vulnerable early stages of recovery with the support of our dedicated medical team.
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Jill Ahluwalia
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, NP, MPH Verified
Verified
Greenwich, CT
Greenwich Mental Health Group was founded by Jill Ahluwalia, NP and Sarah Selden, PhD. We created a full-service practice together under one roof, which allows us to accommodate a wide range of treatment options, including therapy, medication management, neuropsychological assessment, holistic treatments, or some combination. Our advanced specialty training helps us provide individualized and cutting-edge treatments geared specifically for you. Our approach is warm, collaborative, and evidence-based. We are here to help you experience relief from emotional pain, reach your goals, and take charge of your life.
Family / Marital
(718) 690-7460
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Greenwich, CT
Family / Marital
Greenwich Mental Health Group was founded by Jill Ahluwalia, NP and Sarah Selden, PhD. We created a full-service practice together under one roof, which allows us to accommodate a wide range of treatment options, including therapy, medication management, neuropsychological assessment, holistic treatments, or some combination. Our advanced specialty training helps us provide individualized and cutting-edge treatments geared specifically for you. Our approach is warm, collaborative, and evidence-based. We are here to help you experience relief from emotional pain, reach your goals, and take charge of your life.
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Comprehensive Psychiatric Care
Psychiatrist, MD, DLFAPA Verified
Verified
Old Saybrook, CT
Comprehensive Psychiatric Care is an outpatient mental health facility that has served the Eastern Connecticut community for over 30 years. Led by Board Certified psychiatrist Dr. Mahmoud Okasha, M.D., CPC is a team of multi-dicinplinary mental health practitioners who work together to best serve the needs of our patients. Our staff are experienced, licensed, mental health clinicians who adhere to the highest ethical and professional standards. CPC clinicians are trained in a wide variety of therapeutic orientations including: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Psychodynamic (insight orientated) therapy, & Child Centered Play therapy. .
Family / Marital
(860) 455-4627
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Old Saybrook, CT
Family / Marital
Comprehensive Psychiatric Care is an outpatient mental health facility that has served the Eastern Connecticut community for over 30 years. Led by Board Certified psychiatrist Dr. Mahmoud Okasha, M.D., CPC is a team of multi-dicinplinary mental health practitioners who work together to best serve the needs of our patients. Our staff are experienced, licensed, mental health clinicians who adhere to the highest ethical and professional standards. CPC clinicians are trained in a wide variety of therapeutic orientations including: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Psychodynamic (insight orientated) therapy, & Child Centered Play therapy. .
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Integral Psychiatric Services
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PhD, PMHNPBC, FNP, APRN Verified
Verified
Southbury, CT
I am an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) with both a psychiatric-mental health and medical background. My focus is a holistic approach using medication management and psychotherapy, aiming for wellness and life functioning. On your first appointment, we will complete a thorough examination of mental health problems as well as medical issues that might be causing interference in your life. For those of you who have had chronic difficulty in finding the right medication, I also offer genetic testing. This testing sheds light on nerve chemistry that might interfere with psychiatric medication effectiveness.
Family / Marital
(203) 617-0986
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Southbury, CT
Family / Marital
I am an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) with both a psychiatric-mental health and medical background. My focus is a holistic approach using medication management and psychotherapy, aiming for wellness and life functioning. On your first appointment, we will complete a thorough examination of mental health problems as well as medical issues that might be causing interference in your life. For those of you who have had chronic difficulty in finding the right medication, I also offer genetic testing. This testing sheds light on nerve chemistry that might interfere with psychiatric medication effectiveness.
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Deirdre Murty
Psychiatric Nurse, RN, MSN, APRN, CS Verified
Verified
Westport, CT
I am a board certified child and adolescent Clinical Nurse Specialist providing diagnostic psychiatric evaluations, psychotherapy, psychopharmacological interventions, psycho-education, family therapy and couples work. I seek to help individuals understand and cope with their current emotions, stressors and life changes through what is known as the therapist/client connection. This is often over looked. It is a powerful and necessary component to a clients' progress. Now, more than ever I work hard to provide a relatable environment for my clients to feel comfortable, heard and empowered to make changes in their lives.
Family / Marital
(203) 635-8676
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Westport, CT
Family / Marital
I am a board certified child and adolescent Clinical Nurse Specialist providing diagnostic psychiatric evaluations, psychotherapy, psychopharmacological interventions, psycho-education, family therapy and couples work. I seek to help individuals understand and cope with their current emotions, stressors and life changes through what is known as the therapist/client connection. This is often over looked. It is a powerful and necessary component to a clients' progress. Now, more than ever I work hard to provide a relatable environment for my clients to feel comfortable, heard and empowered to make changes in their lives.
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Liv Well Behavioral Health Services (LWBHS)
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, , APRN, PMHNP, -BC Verified
Verified
New Britain, CT
Doctorate Degree studies the impact of trauma-informed therapies throughout the life span. Chief Researcher: Building Resilience Among Veterans: TRM, CRM, EMDR to reduce PTSD, depression, anxiety, and somatic symptoms. Principal Research Investigator of EMDR Therapy for inner-city adolescents to enhance resiliency. Licensed, Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Yale-New Haven Psych & Medical Attending for Adult & Geriatrics Inpatient units, and Adjunct Professor at FFU Fairfield University in Psychiatry/Mental Health. Expertise in Psychopathology, Psychopharmacology, Psychotherapy, and Cultural Diversity.
Family / Marital
(959) 207-2714
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New Britain, CT
Family / Marital
Doctorate Degree studies the impact of trauma-informed therapies throughout the life span. Chief Researcher: Building Resilience Among Veterans: TRM, CRM, EMDR to reduce PTSD, depression, anxiety, and somatic symptoms. Principal Research Investigator of EMDR Therapy for inner-city adolescents to enhance resiliency. Licensed, Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Yale-New Haven Psych & Medical Attending for Adult & Geriatrics Inpatient units, and Adjunct Professor at FFU Fairfield University in Psychiatry/Mental Health. Expertise in Psychopathology, Psychopharmacology, Psychotherapy, and Cultural Diversity.
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Salvatore Iacobello
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Vernon, CT
My motto is "Promoting Self-Regulation, and Bio-Emotional Health". I am a psychiatrist and a psychotherapist. I provide psychotherapy and pharmacological treatment for those who need it. I believe medications are not the answer to people emotional, psychological, and behavioral problems. My patients are individuals who want to improve the quality of their life and find their way to a satisfying and fulfilling future. My treatment approach is focused on the strengths of each individual and on helping people to obtain more insight and discover their true self.
Family / Marital
(860) 871-2831
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Vernon, CT
Family / Marital
My motto is "Promoting Self-Regulation, and Bio-Emotional Health". I am a psychiatrist and a psychotherapist. I provide psychotherapy and pharmacological treatment for those who need it. I believe medications are not the answer to people emotional, psychological, and behavioral problems. My patients are individuals who want to improve the quality of their life and find their way to a satisfying and fulfilling future. My treatment approach is focused on the strengths of each individual and on helping people to obtain more insight and discover their true self.
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Restart Behavioral Health & Wellness
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP Verified
Verified
Westport, CT
***NOW OFFERING TELEHEALTH SERVICES FOR BOTH THERAPY AND MED MANAGEMENT **. Welcome! We are a group practice of 29 licensed counselors and medication providers. We have a multi disciplinary team which is trained in several models to tailor each of our clients needs. Our biggest focus, is you, our client.
Family / Marital
(203) 518-8218
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Westport, CT
Family / Marital
***NOW OFFERING TELEHEALTH SERVICES FOR BOTH THERAPY AND MED MANAGEMENT **. Welcome! We are a group practice of 29 licensed counselors and medication providers. We have a multi disciplinary team which is trained in several models to tailor each of our clients needs. Our biggest focus, is you, our client.
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Traci Marando
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, RN, APRN, PMHNP Verified
Verified
Guilford, CT
As a board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner with over 14 years experience in the field, I have had the opportunity to work with patients of all ages and in a variety of treatment settings. Specialty areas are postpartum depression, grief/loss, anger management, divorce/separation, relational/family conflict, and anxiety disorders. Here at my private practice, Family Psychiatric Services, I provide a holistic approach, utilizing therapy, nutrition, and medication management, with the goal of helping patients become medication free (as appropriate).
Family / Marital
(203) 403-6580
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Guilford, CT
Family / Marital
As a board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner with over 14 years experience in the field, I have had the opportunity to work with patients of all ages and in a variety of treatment settings. Specialty areas are postpartum depression, grief/loss, anger management, divorce/separation, relational/family conflict, and anxiety disorders. Here at my private practice, Family Psychiatric Services, I provide a holistic approach, utilizing therapy, nutrition, and medication management, with the goal of helping patients become medication free (as appropriate).
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Jimena Tuis
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Westport, CT
I am double-board certified psychiatrist, specialized in General Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. I provide evidence-based treatments with medication management and therapy. After completing my Medical Degree in Mexico City in 2008 I finished a Visiting Fellowship on Transference Focused Psychotherapy at Weill Cornell Medical College. I then did my residency in psychiatry at Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University. And later, sub-specialized in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Yale Child Study Center.
Family / Marital
(203) 454-2428 x740
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Westport, CT
Family / Marital
I am double-board certified psychiatrist, specialized in General Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. I provide evidence-based treatments with medication management and therapy. After completing my Medical Degree in Mexico City in 2008 I finished a Visiting Fellowship on Transference Focused Psychotherapy at Weill Cornell Medical College. I then did my residency in psychiatry at Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University. And later, sub-specialized in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Yale Child Study Center.
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Sheila Devlin-Craane
Psychiatric Nurse, DNP, NPP, MSN, APRN-BC Verified
Verified
Greenwich, CT
Dr Sheila Devlin-Craane of Counseling Associates Inc and EMDR for Trauma is a DNP, NPP & Clinical Specialist , board certified in psychiatric mental health with 30 years of experience as an advanced practice nurse in psychiatry. She is licensed to provide pharmacotherapy, for psychiatric conditions and addictions and Is EMDRIA certified for EMDR psychotherapy for trauma and PTSD. She is an experienced therapist and provides Integrative psychotherapy and other types of therapy as well as medication management for individuals with depression, anxiety, mood disorders,insomnia, traumatic stress, PTSD and addictions.
Family / Marital
(203) 733-0054
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Greenwich, CT
Family / Marital
Dr Sheila Devlin-Craane of Counseling Associates Inc and EMDR for Trauma is a DNP, NPP & Clinical Specialist , board certified in psychiatric mental health with 30 years of experience as an advanced practice nurse in psychiatry. She is licensed to provide pharmacotherapy, for psychiatric conditions and addictions and Is EMDRIA certified for EMDR psychotherapy for trauma and PTSD. She is an experienced therapist and provides Integrative psychotherapy and other types of therapy as well as medication management for individuals with depression, anxiety, mood disorders,insomnia, traumatic stress, PTSD and addictions.
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Patricia McClure
Psychiatric Nurse, MSN, APRN, BC Verified
Verified
Stonington, CT
With degrees in Medicine and Mental health and Board Certified as a Mental Health Nurse Practitioner I offer unique holistic care. Years of experience providing therapy and prescribing and managing psychiatric medications means you won't have the added frustration of seeing different practitioners for your care. Join me in a safe, comfortable, confidential atmosphere, where together, we work through the problems causing difficulties in your life. True healing occurs in the "therapeutic relationship" we develop together. Call for more information.
Family / Marital
(860) 442-6567
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Stonington, CT
Family / Marital
With degrees in Medicine and Mental health and Board Certified as a Mental Health Nurse Practitioner I offer unique holistic care. Years of experience providing therapy and prescribing and managing psychiatric medications means you won't have the added frustration of seeing different practitioners for your care. Join me in a safe, comfortable, confidential atmosphere, where together, we work through the problems causing difficulties in your life. True healing occurs in the "therapeutic relationship" we develop together. Call for more information.

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Family / Marital Psychiatrists
Therapists in West Hartford using the techniques of 'family therapy' work with families or couples both together and individually to help them improve their communication skills, build on the positive aspects of their relationships, and repair harmful or negative dynamics.

As an approach to therapy, 'family therapy' (also referred to as family systems therapy, marital therapy, marriage therapy, marriage and family therapy, marital therapy and family counseling) views change in terms of the systems of interaction between family members or couples.

Family relationships often affect psychological well-being and, regardless of the origin of an issue, or whether it may be the "individual" or "family" who is presenting it, involving the family in the solution can be of great benefit. Families participate directly in sessions during which the family therapist helps conversations in a way that draws upon and builds the strengths, wisdom and support of the wider family unit.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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