Psychiatrists in Athens, GA

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Newly Sought After International LLC
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP
Verified
I respect and value every individual in my care. I give you my full attention listening to your needs and together we come up with how it is best to manage your condition. I help you to overcome addiction and control the cravings and watch you become a new you to attain your full potential. I help manage your weight and see you stand with your head up as you become confident and proud of your new look. Y
(678) 730-6047 x404271 
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Athens, GA 30606
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Issa Papiss Bagayogo
Psychiatrist, MD, PhD
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The Olive Space Psychiatry LLC is a private psychiatric practice headed by Dr. Issa P. Bagayogo MD PHD. He is a proud member of several organizations that advocate for the advancement of mental health such as The American Psychiatric Association and the American Society of Addiction Medicine. As a Global Mental Health specialist, he has participated in international training and consulting work to promote mental health and reduce stigma. Specifically, he specializes in pharmacological management of psychiatric disorders and addiction issues, using the latest evidence and consensus-based approaches.
(762) 583-9323 
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Athens, GA 30605
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Diana Woodall
Psychiatrist, MD
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*SAME/NEXT WEEK availability via tele-medicine in GA, CA, WA* I am a board certified psychiatrist committed to providing individualized care to each patient, with an emphasis on empathetic listening and collaboration. My goal in working with patients is to empower each individual to harness their unique strengths and to foster self-actualization and resiliency. My treatment approach is integrative, often combining various modalities including medications, psychotherapy, medical/diagnostic labwork, nutrition, exercise, and other wellness focused approaches catered to each individual's values.
(678) 866-0780 
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Office is near:
Athens, GA 30601
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Ivydale Wellness center
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNP-C, FNP-C
Verified
Are you feeling depressed or anxious? Each person present with unique nuances as to how a problem behaviorally reveals itself in his or her life. I am a doctoral-prepared dual board certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and Family Nurse Practitioner and as such, every client treatment is individualized and holistic at the same time. I use an integrated approach to care with aims to empower individual's authenticity to make proactive decisions, and enhance his or her ability to effectively cope with the full variety of life's circumstances with using evidence-based practice.
(470) 318-3874 
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Athens, GA 30601
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Wunmie Semore
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP PMH
Verified
Hello! I am Dr. OlaWunmie Ogun-Semore DNP, PMHNP-BC, AGPCNP-CB, MHCA Dual Board Certified as Adults Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric Nurse practitioner with over 16 years of combined work experience and have acquired an extensive background in telepsychiatry, impatient, and outpatient mental health over the last 5 years.
(509) 213-0132 
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Office is near:
Athens, GA 30603
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Georgia Psychiatry - Dalton
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
(706) 460-4100 
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Office is near:
Athens, GA 30603

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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Athens 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 Athens has many sub-specialties, including pediatric psychiatry. Those who work with the elderly are called geriatric psychiatrists.

Other related sub-specialties include cognition psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, psychosomatic, forensic, reproductive medicine specialties, psychopharmacology , psychiatric genetics, neuroimaging, and clinical neurophysiology.

Psychiatric nurse practitioners in Athens, or mental health nurse practitioners, generally have an MS degree in nursing (MSN) and a number of years of training to become certified. Psychiatric nurse practitioners are able to assess and diagnose mental health conditions and prescribe medication. Athens Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.
How to find the right Psychiatrist?

If you're finding it difficult to find the right psychiatrist in Athens, don't worry--you're not alone. Psychiatrists are highly specialized professionals. They tend to be busy--appointments can be short (e.g. 15 mins.)--and so as a potential client you can sometimes feel lost or confused. Don't let this deter you.

Begin first by checking the psychiatrists listed here nearest to you. If they are limited in number, expand out your search geographically (Broaden your Search) and see who's available further afield. Use the links in the left nav bar to find the relevant insurance, if you intend to use your health insurance to pay for the provider.

If you're still finding it difficult to find a psychiatrist in Athens, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in Athens as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( Athens). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.