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 Systems
(860) 498-4777
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West Hartford, CT 06107
Family Systems
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, 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 Systems
(860) 378-8099
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Office is near:
West Hartford, CT 06105
Family Systems
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, 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 Systems
(860) 248-2336
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Office is near:
West Hartford, CT 06110
Family Systems
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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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 Systems
(860) 248-7165
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West Hartford, CT 06110
Family Systems
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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Psychiatrist Verified
Verified
West Hartford, CT 06117
I am a child, adolescent, & adult psychiatrist, treating a wide range of emotional, behavioral, and relational difficulties. I specialize in problems of mood (depression, bipolar disorder), anxiety (panic attacks, OCD, phobias, generalized anxiety), childhood behavior (ADHD, oppositionality), autism spectrum disorders, and thought disorders. I believe strongly in the importance of psychotherapy as well as the balanced, evidence-based use of medications, where necessary.
Family Systems
(860) 910-1088
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West Hartford, CT 06117
Family Systems
I am a child, adolescent, & adult psychiatrist, treating a wide range of emotional, behavioral, and relational difficulties. I specialize in problems of mood (depression, bipolar disorder), anxiety (panic attacks, OCD, phobias, generalized anxiety), childhood behavior (ADHD, oppositionality), autism spectrum disorders, and thought disorders. I believe strongly in the importance of psychotherapy as well as the balanced, evidence-based use of medications, where necessary.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
West Hartford, CT 06110
Landmark Center for Behavior Health is a multi-disciplinary, mental health practice offering a wide range of counseling and psychiatric services. We treat children, adolescents, adults, couples and families using comprehensive, evidenced-based, and eclectic approaches. Whether you are looking for therapy, medication-management, or both, those services are available from a member of our team. **BECAUSE OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, WE ARE OFFERING COMPRESENSIVE TELE-HEALTH SERVICES.
Family Systems
(860) 631-4415
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West Hartford, CT 06110
Family Systems
Landmark Center for Behavior Health is a multi-disciplinary, mental health practice offering a wide range of counseling and psychiatric services. We treat children, adolescents, adults, couples and families using comprehensive, evidenced-based, and eclectic approaches. Whether you are looking for therapy, medication-management, or both, those services are available from a member of our team. **BECAUSE OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, WE ARE OFFERING COMPRESENSIVE TELE-HEALTH SERVICES.
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Jeannie V Pasacreta
Psychiatric Nurse, PhD, APRN Verified
Verified
Newtown, CT
I have been in the mental health field for over 30 years and am continually impressed by the strength of the human spirit. I am open minded and don't have any preconceptions about an individual or the problems they present with when I meet them at their first visit. Psychiatric services are more difficult to find than ever before while modern day stress has increased demand for quality services. I feel strongly that psychiatric assistance should be easier to find than it is. I also believe that people from all backgrounds, financial circumstances and with varied problems should have equal access to quality mental health care.
Family Systems
(475) 889-7494
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Newtown, CT
Family Systems
I have been in the mental health field for over 30 years and am continually impressed by the strength of the human spirit. I am open minded and don't have any preconceptions about an individual or the problems they present with when I meet them at their first visit. Psychiatric services are more difficult to find than ever before while modern day stress has increased demand for quality services. I feel strongly that psychiatric assistance should be easier to find than it is. I also believe that people from all backgrounds, financial circumstances and with varied problems should have equal access to quality mental health care.
Doris T Lippman
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, FAAN, EdD, APRN Verified
Verified
Westport, CT
Home office based therefore unique availability. Immediacy and frequency.
Family Systems
(475) 323-6643
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Westport, CT
Family Systems
Home office based therefore unique availability. Immediacy and frequency.
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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 Systems
(860) 455-4627
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Old Saybrook, CT
Family Systems
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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Francine Augeri
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, MS, CS Verified
Verified
Cromwell, CT
I have 30 years experience in psychiatry. I provide adult clients comprehensive medication evaluations and/or psychotherapy for psychiatric disorders. I have expertise treating anxiety and mood disorders.
Family Systems
(833) 549-1001
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Cromwell, CT
Family Systems
I have 30 years experience in psychiatry. I provide adult clients comprehensive medication evaluations and/or psychotherapy for psychiatric disorders. I have expertise treating anxiety and mood disorders.
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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 Systems
(203) 733-0054
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Greenwich, CT
Family Systems
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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Rishon Stember, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Psychiatrist, MD, FACP Verified
Verified
Norwalk, CT
I am a psychiatrist, Columbia trained, board certified in general psychiatry, with an extensive background in medicine. I specialize in treating attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, anxiety disorders (panic, phobias, generalized anxiety), mood disorders (depression, bipolar), obsessive compulsive states and post traumatic stress disorder. Treatment is with psychotherapy alone or medication plus psychotherapy. Medication management is offered when another therapist is involved. Appointments are given quickly in a warm and welcoming environment that is confidential. With collaboration, patients are encouraged to make their own treatment decisions.
Family Systems
(203) 916-5052
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Norwalk, CT
Family Systems
I am a psychiatrist, Columbia trained, board certified in general psychiatry, with an extensive background in medicine. I specialize in treating attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, anxiety disorders (panic, phobias, generalized anxiety), mood disorders (depression, bipolar), obsessive compulsive states and post traumatic stress disorder. Treatment is with psychotherapy alone or medication plus psychotherapy. Medication management is offered when another therapist is involved. Appointments are given quickly in a warm and welcoming environment that is confidential. With collaboration, patients are encouraged to make their own treatment decisions.
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 Systems
(833) 905-1428
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Wilton, CT
Family Systems
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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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 Systems
(203) 717-4433
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New London, CT
Family Systems
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 Systems
(860) 499-3758
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Canaan, CT
Family Systems
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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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 Systems
(959) 207-2714
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New Britain, CT
Family Systems
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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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 Systems
(203) 454-2428 x740
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Westport, CT
Family Systems
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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Susan Lachs
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, PMHNP Verified
Verified
Weston, CT
Your story and your struggles are unique to you. Media and family often put expectations on us that do not align with what is best for our authentic self. Family conflict, anxiety, depression, substance use, and unhealthy relationships - with ourselves and others - can be the result of these pressures. There is no one size fits all for therapy and together we will work to understand you through different perspectives and modalities, including prescribing medication if indicated, always with the goal of helping you make changes that will stick and you feel good about.
Family Systems
(475) 256-5374
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Weston, CT
Family Systems
Your story and your struggles are unique to you. Media and family often put expectations on us that do not align with what is best for our authentic self. Family conflict, anxiety, depression, substance use, and unhealthy relationships - with ourselves and others - can be the result of these pressures. There is no one size fits all for therapy and together we will work to understand you through different perspectives and modalities, including prescribing medication if indicated, always with the goal of helping you make changes that will stick and you feel good about.
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Cheryl A Appel
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Westport, CT
I am a physician who can help you with anxiety, depression,eating disorders, mood disorders and medical problems related to chronic stress and anxiety. You will better manage these problems using different strategies including medication, mindful moments when stressed, body awareness techniques. I can help you create lasting solutions using new insight and less medication. Medical problems can be better managed by understanding your brain neurochemistry and it's impact on body chemistry. Better management of medications can help you with sleep, inflammation, GI issues , workplace, social and emotional problems.
Family Systems
(914) 715-9949
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Westport, CT
Family Systems
I am a physician who can help you with anxiety, depression,eating disorders, mood disorders and medical problems related to chronic stress and anxiety. You will better manage these problems using different strategies including medication, mindful moments when stressed, body awareness techniques. I can help you create lasting solutions using new insight and less medication. Medical problems can be better managed by understanding your brain neurochemistry and it's impact on body chemistry. Better management of medications can help you with sleep, inflammation, GI issues , workplace, social and emotional problems.
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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 Systems
(203) 617-0986
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Southbury, CT
Family Systems
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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Family Systems Psychiatrists
Family Systems therapists in West Hartford view problems within the family as the result not of particular members' behaviors, but of the family's group dynamic. The family is seen as a complex system having its own language, roles, rules, beliefs, needs and patterns. The therapist helps each individual member understand how their childhood family operated, their role in that system, and how that experience has shaped their role in the current family. Therapists with the MFT credential are usually trained in Family Systems therapy.

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.