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Dupont Circle
Washington, DC 20009
I am a psychiatrist and psychotherapist who treats adults and older adolescents with a wide range of psychological difficulties. My treatment approach stems from both my medical/psychiatric background and my extensive training in insight-oriented psychotherapy. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, I offer a highly personalized approach tailored to the individual needs of each of my patients. I work with patients to help them better understand the nature of the difficulties they have been facing, and identify and make lasting progress towards their personal goals.
Gambling
(202) 759-2515
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Dupont Circle
Washington, DC 20009
Gambling
I am a psychiatrist and psychotherapist who treats adults and older adolescents with a wide range of psychological difficulties. My treatment approach stems from both my medical/psychiatric background and my extensive training in insight-oriented psychotherapy. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, I offer a highly personalized approach tailored to the individual needs of each of my patients. I work with patients to help them better understand the nature of the difficulties they have been facing, and identify and make lasting progress towards their personal goals.
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Lawrence Ballon
Psychiatrist, MD
As a Board Certified psychiatrist and a psychoanalyst, I am a medical doctor with specialized experience in understanding the brain and its psychological counterpart, the mind. With more than 30 years of experience treating thousands of patients, I am in a unique position to understand and help both the chemical imbalances which afflict some patients, as well as the troubling feelings, conflicts, and losses which burden others.
Gambling
(703) 291-1489
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Gambling
As a Board Certified psychiatrist and a psychoanalyst, I am a medical doctor with specialized experience in understanding the brain and its psychological counterpart, the mind. With more than 30 years of experience treating thousands of patients, I am in a unique position to understand and help both the chemical imbalances which afflict some patients, as well as the troubling feelings, conflicts, and losses which burden others.
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Adequate Healthcare LLC
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNP, BC Verified
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Welcome to Adequate Healthcare LLC. We are happy that you want to take the first step in seeking professional services for your mental health. Are you sad, depressed, anxious, angry, having ADHD symptoms? Are your symptoms interfering with your ability to function at work, with your family, and in your social life, or is causing you to contemplate or plan to commit suicide, it would be a very good idea for you to consult with us in order to improve your mental health. Having your mental health treated improves your productivity, allowing you to focus on daily tasks and gives you the motivation to get things done in a timely manner.
Gambling
(202) 915-5632
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Gambling
Welcome to Adequate Healthcare LLC. We are happy that you want to take the first step in seeking professional services for your mental health. Are you sad, depressed, anxious, angry, having ADHD symptoms? Are your symptoms interfering with your ability to function at work, with your family, and in your social life, or is causing you to contemplate or plan to commit suicide, it would be a very good idea for you to consult with us in order to improve your mental health. Having your mental health treated improves your productivity, allowing you to focus on daily tasks and gives you the motivation to get things done in a timely manner.
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Sasha Bergeron
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP, BC Verified
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**Not currently accepting new patients** I specialize in integrative, evidence-based psychiatry. I practice collaboratively, treating the whole person & supporting you to achieve your mental health goals. I work with adolescents and adults, drawing on theories of mindfulness meditation, cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), and lifestyle coaching alongside medication management. My areas of expertise include depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, ADHD, OCD, PTSD, and pregnancy/postpartum. I also specialize in ketamine therapy & transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) for treatment-resistant disorders.
Gambling
(240) 589-5046
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Gambling
**Not currently accepting new patients** I specialize in integrative, evidence-based psychiatry. I practice collaboratively, treating the whole person & supporting you to achieve your mental health goals. I work with adolescents and adults, drawing on theories of mindfulness meditation, cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), and lifestyle coaching alongside medication management. My areas of expertise include depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, ADHD, OCD, PTSD, and pregnancy/postpartum. I also specialize in ketamine therapy & transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) for treatment-resistant disorders.
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Chris Lee
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, -BC Verified
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Chris Lee PMHNP-BC is a board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner and specializes in the medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders. He completed his graduate training in psychiatry at New York University, and holds undergraduate degrees from the University of Southern California and Miami Dade College. Chris Lee has trained at some of the nation's top psychiatric facilities including Bellevue Hospital's Psychiatric Emergency Department and Mount Sinai/St. Luke-Roosevelt Hospital in New York City. He is a California native.
Gambling
(877) 990-0001
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Gambling
Chris Lee PMHNP-BC is a board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner and specializes in the medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders. He completed his graduate training in psychiatry at New York University, and holds undergraduate degrees from the University of Southern California and Miami Dade College. Chris Lee has trained at some of the nation's top psychiatric facilities including Bellevue Hospital's Psychiatric Emergency Department and Mount Sinai/St. Luke-Roosevelt Hospital in New York City. He is a California native.

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Gambling Psychiatrists
A compulsive gambler or a pathological gambler is someone who is unable to resist his or her impulses to gamble. The urge to gamble becomes so great that tension can only be relieved by more gambling.

There is a very fine line between problem gambling or Dupont Circle, Washington gambling addiction and gambling too much. The critical sign of problem gambling is often hidden from awareness, with denial. Many gamblers in Dupont Circle, Washington typically do not know they have a problem. Admitting you have a problem, or may have a problem, is the first step to recovery.

Treatment options include individual and group psychotherapy, and self-help support groups such as Gamblers Anonymous (a 12-step program for gamblers). Abstinence principles that apply to other types of addiction are also relevant in the treatment of compulsive gambling behavior in Dupont Circle, Washington.

Recently, medications such as antidepressants, opioid antagonists, and mood stabilizers have been shown to be beneficial in combination with gambling treatment by a Dupont Circle, Washington gambling psychiatrist or gambling psychiatrists in Dupont Circle, Washington or those experienced with gambling behaviors in Dupont Circle, Washington.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in Dupont Circle, Washington is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

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