Dr. Gerardo Castillo

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, APRN, PMHNP

Verified by Psychology Today
1 Endorsed
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(956) 450-6884

Dr. Gerardo Castillo

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, APRN, PMHNP

Verified by Psychology Today
1 Endorsed

Location

Starr Psychiatric Services
5211 South McColl Road
Suite 2
Edinburg, TX 78539
(956) 450-6884
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

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About

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I am a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner that is trained to provide a wide range of mental health services and behavioral services to patients and families in a variety of settings. I can diagnose, conduct psychotherapy, and prescribe medications for patients who have mental health disorders, behavioral issues, medical organic brain disorders, or substance abuse problems. I am licensed to provide psychosocial and physical assessments of mental health patients, establish treatment plans, and manage patient care. Now offering psychotherapy with our own licensed professional counselor Miss Dulce Carreon LPC.
I also serve as a consultant or as an educator for mental health patients and their families. I provide holistic care by focusing on psychiatric diagnosis, on medication treatment for psychiatric disorders, the mind, the body, and the spirit.
My goal is to provide efficient and individualized care that will help improve the patient’s mental health, physical, psychosocial, and spiritual health to help optimize their holistic wellbeing. I am aware of the physical, mental, and spiritual toll that mental health and substance abuse disorders can take on a person and their family. I am here to help.
Soy un enfermero especializado en salud mental psiquiátrica certificado en Texas que está capacitado para brindar una amplia gama de servicios de salud mental y servicios a pacientes y familias en una variedad de entornos. Puedo diagnosticar, realizar psicoterapia y recetar medicamentos para pacientes que tienen trastornos de salud mental, problemas de comportamiento, trastornos médicos orgánicos del cerebro o problemas de abuso de sustancias. Tengo licencia para brindar servicios psiquiátricos de emergencia, evaluaciones psicosociales y físicas de pacientes de salud mental, establecer planes de tratamiento.
También me desempeño como consultor o educador para pacientes de salud mental y sus familias. Brindo atención integral centrándome en el diagnóstico psiquiátrico, el tratamiento con medicamentos para los trastornos psiquiátricos, la mente, el cuerpo y el espíritu.
Mi objetivo es brindar una atención eficiente e individualizada que ayude a mejorar la salud mental, física, psicosocial y espiritual del paciente para ayudar a optimizar su bienestar integral. Soy consciente del costo físico, mental y espiritual que los trastornos de salud mental y por abuso de sustancias pueden tener sobre una persona y su familia.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $150 - $250
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • CHIP | Children's Program
  • Cigna and Evernorth
  • ComPsych
  • Friday Health Plans
  • Galaxy Health
  • Health Smart
  • Humana
  • IMS
  • Magellan
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Molina Market Place/Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • Oscar Health Plan
  • Prominence Health Plan
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Superior HealthPlan
  • TRICARE
  • Three Rivers Providers
  • TriWest
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
Taking:Traditional Medicare, BC/BS-Blue Essentials (HMO Blue Texas), Blue Premier, Blue Choice PPO, and Blue Cross Medicare Advantage (PPO).
Email me or call (956) 450-6884 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 4 Years
  • License: Texas / AP136881
  • School: Touro University Nevada
  • Year Graduated: 2021
I am board certified in the state of Texas to diagnose mental health disorders and treat them with medication and therapy.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: The University Of Texas Rio Grande Valley / PMHNP
  • Certificate Date: 2017

Endorsements

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, APRN , PMHNP-, BC
"With many years of experience in the medical field, Dr. Gerardo Castillo has the knowledge to improve not only mental health but the overall health status of communities. He is caring and compassionate when dealing with his patient population."

Location

Starr Psychiatric Services
5211 South McColl Road
Suite 2
Edinburg, TX 78539
(956) 450-6884
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Specialties
  • Medication Management
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Use
  • Alzheimer's
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Life Transitions
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Weight Loss
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders (DID)
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus

I also speak: Spanish
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
Communities
  • Cancer
  • Vegan Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Christian Counseling
  • Coaching
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Person-Centered
Modality
  • Individuals

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Last Modified: 1 Dec 2022
Photo of Dr. Gerardo Castillo, DNP, APRN, PMHNP, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in Edinburg
Dr. Gerardo Castillo

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, APRN, PMHNP