Psychiatrist, M.D.
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
"Please note phone number change: 301-523-3396. Thank you for visiting my page. I am a board-certified Psychiatrist located in Rockville, MD. I was honored to serve on active duty as a Navy physician for twelve years prior to entering private practice. I have a wide range of clinical interests that include the treatment of depression (including peri-partum depression), anxiety disorders including PTSD, bipolar disorder, substance abuse disorders, psychosomatic illness and psychotic disorders. I consider myself to be compassionate, non-judgmental, and open to all clients regardless of ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation."
HIV / AIDS Allied
(301) 804-6111
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
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HIV / AIDS Allied
"Please note phone number change: 301-523-3396. Thank you for visiting my page. I am a board-certified Psychiatrist located in Rockville, MD. I was honored to serve on active duty as a Navy physician for twelve years prior to entering private practice. I have a wide range of clinical interests that include the treatment of depression (including peri-partum depression), anxiety disorders including PTSD, bipolar disorder, substance abuse disorders, psychosomatic illness and psychotic disorders. I consider myself to be compassionate, non-judgmental, and open to all clients regardless of ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation."
Complete Serenity- Sharon Johnson-Hyatt, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, PMHNP, BC
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Rockville, Maryland 20847
"I am a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. I treat adults (age 18 and up) who suffer from mental health/psychiatric conditions. I am also passionate about ensuring mental health stability for the next generation and see college students in office and through tele psychiatry. I take a holistic and patient centered approach to care. I offer late hours via telemedicine sessions and also weekends on a limited basis for individuals who are unable to make time during regular business hours. We strive to avoid controlled substances (stimulants/Benzo) and seek alternatives."
HIV / AIDS Allied
(561) 342-5870
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Rockville, Maryland 20847
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HIV / AIDS Allied
"I am a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. I treat adults (age 18 and up) who suffer from mental health/psychiatric conditions. I am also passionate about ensuring mental health stability for the next generation and see college students in office and through tele psychiatry. I take a holistic and patient centered approach to care. I offer late hours via telemedicine sessions and also weekends on a limited basis for individuals who are unable to make time during regular business hours. We strive to avoid controlled substances (stimulants/Benzo) and seek alternatives."
WiseMinds Center for Integrative Telepsychiatry, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, CRNP-, PMH
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
"Motivation comes from within-I’m just here to help you activate it. My ideal client is looking for not only a safe space, but a brave space to express their needs and get the help they need to overcome life’s challenges. I opened my practice to support teens and young adults (ages 13-25) gain the skills, confidence, and emotional balance needed to have a healthier transition from their teen years to early adulthood. Many of my clients are in high school or college and seeking treatment for symptoms related to depression and anxiety, ADHD, sexual/child abuse/domestic violence traumas, parenting issues, and more."
HIV / AIDS Allied
(240) 630-4934
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
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HIV / AIDS Allied
"Motivation comes from within-I’m just here to help you activate it. My ideal client is looking for not only a safe space, but a brave space to express their needs and get the help they need to overcome life’s challenges. I opened my practice to support teens and young adults (ages 13-25) gain the skills, confidence, and emotional balance needed to have a healthier transition from their teen years to early adulthood. Many of my clients are in high school or college and seeking treatment for symptoms related to depression and anxiety, ADHD, sexual/child abuse/domestic violence traumas, parenting issues, and more."
Dr. Vani Rao MD, PLLC, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
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Rockville, Maryland 20847
"I am currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine. I am also the Director of Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry Fellowship program at Hopkins. In April 2013 I was inducted into the Miller Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence. This honor is given to the physicians who are "committed to excellence in patient care". My research interest is on psychiatric aspects of Traumatic Brain Injury (Pl read Traumatized Brain: Amazon) and made significant contributions to this field. I am currently have a private practice in Washington DC. I am board certified in Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry."
HIV / AIDS Allied
(202) 733-6502
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Rockville, Maryland 20847
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HIV / AIDS Allied
"I am currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine. I am also the Director of Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry Fellowship program at Hopkins. In April 2013 I was inducted into the Miller Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence. This honor is given to the physicians who are "committed to excellence in patient care". My research interest is on psychiatric aspects of Traumatic Brain Injury (Pl read Traumatized Brain: Amazon) and made significant contributions to this field. I am currently have a private practice in Washington DC. I am board certified in Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry."
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Susan D Rich, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, MPH, DFAPA
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Rockville, Maryland 20847
"Named as one of Washington's Top Doctors, Dr. Rich treats children, adolescents & adults with anxiety, depressive symptoms, parenting concerns, and neurodevelopmental conditions. Did you or your child have a number of traumas (abuse, neglect, trauma, adoption, or divorce) in your family? Or, do you struggle to manage your life priorities, including your health and wellness? If you have been struggling with a confusing array of issues and/or have taken multiple medications with side effects, you may be interested in a more holistic approach with a thorough medical work up and a comprehensive evaluation for appropriate medication. "
(240) 434-0458
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Rockville, Maryland 20847
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"Named as one of Washington's Top Doctors, Dr. Rich treats children, adolescents & adults with anxiety, depressive symptoms, parenting concerns, and neurodevelopmental conditions. Did you or your child have a number of traumas (abuse, neglect, trauma, adoption, or divorce) in your family? Or, do you struggle to manage your life priorities, including your health and wellness? If you have been struggling with a confusing array of issues and/or have taken multiple medications with side effects, you may be interested in a more holistic approach with a thorough medical work up and a comprehensive evaluation for appropriate medication. "
Stacy Woods, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
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Rockville, Maryland 20852
"I am a board certified psychiatrist and completed my training at the University of Maryland at Baltimore. My patients may be seeking psychiatric help for the first time, others have tried a number of medications and have struggled to find the level of help they were seeking. With each patient I work carefully to evaluate which medication will be effective. As my patient your ongoing treatment will include consultation with you about the effects of any medication to ensure you get the maximum benefit to improve your quality of life. I can be reached by phone and email as needed."
(301) 684-8159
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Rockville, Maryland 20852
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"I am a board certified psychiatrist and completed my training at the University of Maryland at Baltimore. My patients may be seeking psychiatric help for the first time, others have tried a number of medications and have struggled to find the level of help they were seeking. With each patient I work carefully to evaluate which medication will be effective. As my patient your ongoing treatment will include consultation with you about the effects of any medication to ensure you get the maximum benefit to improve your quality of life. I can be reached by phone and email as needed."
Psychiatric Nurse, MS, APRN, PMH
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
"As a therapist, I believe that psychotherapy is an interactive/collaborative process between my client(s) and myself with a focus on creating a trusting, supportive relationship in which my client can develop and grow and work towards the goals that brought them into therapy. To accomplish this, I utilize a range of strategies."
(301) 747-3884
Verified
Rockville, Maryland 20850
"As a therapist, I believe that psychotherapy is an interactive/collaborative process between my client(s) and myself with a focus on creating a trusting, supportive relationship in which my client can develop and grow and work towards the goals that brought them into therapy. To accomplish this, I utilize a range of strategies."
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, CRNP - , PMH
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Rockville, Maryland 20847
"My name is Josyane Kengni, a board-certified nurse practitioner in Psychiatry and behavioral health. I have a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in nursing. I am licensed in Maryland and West Virginia to provide services such as psychotherapy or psychopharmacology. I have 6 years of nursing experience. I am competent and an independent practitioner who can diagnose and treat children, adolescents, adults, and the geriatric population. My responsibility as a mental health nurse practitioner is to provide evidence-based psychopharmacology and psychotherapy to individuals. As a mental health provider, I believe that by providing m"
(240) 702-2764
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Rockville, Maryland 20847
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"My name is Josyane Kengni, a board-certified nurse practitioner in Psychiatry and behavioral health. I have a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in nursing. I am licensed in Maryland and West Virginia to provide services such as psychotherapy or psychopharmacology. I have 6 years of nursing experience. I am competent and an independent practitioner who can diagnose and treat children, adolescents, adults, and the geriatric population. My responsibility as a mental health nurse practitioner is to provide evidence-based psychopharmacology and psychotherapy to individuals. As a mental health provider, I believe that by providing m"
Sanjeev Singhal, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
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Office is near:
Rockville, Maryland 20850
"Dr. Singhal has over 20 years of experience in treating complex and treatment resistant mental illness. Currently Frederick Psychiatry only accepts Carefirst BlueCross BlueShield. For all other insurances you can submit request for reimbursement from your insurance company based on out of network benefits and deductibles. We spend adequate time with you to evaluate, diagnose and discuss treatment. Our focus is on MED MANAGEMENT for ADHD, Anxiety, Panic attacks, Depression, Bipolar Disorder and other mental illnesses. "
(301) 327-2326
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
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"Dr. Singhal has over 20 years of experience in treating complex and treatment resistant mental illness. Currently Frederick Psychiatry only accepts Carefirst BlueCross BlueShield. For all other insurances you can submit request for reimbursement from your insurance company based on out of network benefits and deductibles. We spend adequate time with you to evaluate, diagnose and discuss treatment. Our focus is on MED MANAGEMENT for ADHD, Anxiety, Panic attacks, Depression, Bipolar Disorder and other mental illnesses. "
Amita Jha, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, MPH
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Rockville, Maryland 20852
"Board-certified adult psychiatrist, Boston University, with 25 years of experience. Accepted Insurances, Care first and BCBS/ Cigna/Aetna and UHC. Easy scheduling, check availability by clicking the website button on the left for online appointments and detailed information. We are a comprehensive psychiatry service, offering medication management with board-certified psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, 8 licensed psychotherapists in our practice. We accept care first, Cigna, UHC and Aetna Insurances. To make appointments please visit us at www.Neuroscientificinsights.com or call us 301-468-1001/1002. "
(240) 453-4561
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Rockville, Maryland 20852
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"Board-certified adult psychiatrist, Boston University, with 25 years of experience. Accepted Insurances, Care first and BCBS/ Cigna/Aetna and UHC. Easy scheduling, check availability by clicking the website button on the left for online appointments and detailed information. We are a comprehensive psychiatry service, offering medication management with board-certified psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, 8 licensed psychotherapists in our practice. We accept care first, Cigna, UHC and Aetna Insurances. To make appointments please visit us at www.Neuroscientificinsights.com or call us 301-468-1001/1002. "
Child & Adult Behavioral Health, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, CRNP
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
"Do you need medication management? I am a board-certified family psychiatric nurse practitioner. I graduated from the University of Maryland in 2009. I gained invaluable knowledge and skills during my graduate training at Johns Hopkins Medical Center, Villa Maria Continuum, and University of MD Outpatient facility. I have extensive experience in treating a vast range of mental disorders including depression, bipolar disorder, and anxiety. My patients enjoy my compassionate, non-judgmental approach. Children, adolescents, and adults are welcome!"
(240) 650-2668
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
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"Do you need medication management? I am a board-certified family psychiatric nurse practitioner. I graduated from the University of Maryland in 2009. I gained invaluable knowledge and skills during my graduate training at Johns Hopkins Medical Center, Villa Maria Continuum, and University of MD Outpatient facility. I have extensive experience in treating a vast range of mental disorders including depression, bipolar disorder, and anxiety. My patients enjoy my compassionate, non-judgmental approach. Children, adolescents, and adults are welcome!"
Alice W. Lee, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, ABIHM, ABoIM
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Office is near:
Rockville, Maryland 20850
"I am a holistic psychiatrist dedicated to helping patients come off their psychiatric medications or avoid taking them in the first place. As a holistic psychiatrist, I integrate conventional psychiatry, orthomolecular/functional medicine, and mind-body/energy medicine--interweaving both Eastern and Western paradigms. It is my joy and privilege to help people transform their suffering, manifest their light, and live in creative freedom. Ultimately, my goal for each patient is freedom from being a patient."
(240) 546-6538
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
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"I am a holistic psychiatrist dedicated to helping patients come off their psychiatric medications or avoid taking them in the first place. As a holistic psychiatrist, I integrate conventional psychiatry, orthomolecular/functional medicine, and mind-body/energy medicine--interweaving both Eastern and Western paradigms. It is my joy and privilege to help people transform their suffering, manifest their light, and live in creative freedom. Ultimately, my goal for each patient is freedom from being a patient."
Mai Center for Wellness and Energy Therapies, Psychiatric Nurse
Psychiatric Nurse, PhD, APRN, BC-P
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Office is near:
Rockville, Maryland 20852
"Our veterans and their family members are a priority to me. I also welcome clients and their pets who have been dealing with chronic medical illness and pain. I have seen clients for many years who are managing addiction and related couple/family issues. I spent decades in hospital settings seeing clients with all sorts of grieving concerns. From health, lifestyle, legal, and stress management to end-of-life challenges, I am delighted to assist clients to approach situations in a hopeful, pragmatic, and strategic manner with the goal of achieving greater mind, body, and spirit health and wellness."
(301) 804-6490
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Rockville, Maryland 20852
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"Our veterans and their family members are a priority to me. I also welcome clients and their pets who have been dealing with chronic medical illness and pain. I have seen clients for many years who are managing addiction and related couple/family issues. I spent decades in hospital settings seeing clients with all sorts of grieving concerns. From health, lifestyle, legal, and stress management to end-of-life challenges, I am delighted to assist clients to approach situations in a hopeful, pragmatic, and strategic manner with the goal of achieving greater mind, body, and spirit health and wellness."
Grace Manglet, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MS, NP
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
"Hello! Welcome. My name is Grace Manglet. I am a Board Certified Adult Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, graduate of Columbia University, NY. I treat clients who are 16 & above in Maryland & Washington DC with mild to moderate Mental health and Psychiatric issues. You can see me for Pharmacotherapy (Medication Management) . If you are already in therapy, I will be working collaboratively with your therapist with your consent. I use a holistic approach to Psychiatric and Mental Health issues and focus on helping my clients create and maintain meaningful changes in life. "
(516) 260-4316
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
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"Hello! Welcome. My name is Grace Manglet. I am a Board Certified Adult Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, graduate of Columbia University, NY. I treat clients who are 16 & above in Maryland & Washington DC with mild to moderate Mental health and Psychiatric issues. You can see me for Pharmacotherapy (Medication Management) . If you are already in therapy, I will be working collaboratively with your therapist with your consent. I use a holistic approach to Psychiatric and Mental Health issues and focus on helping my clients create and maintain meaningful changes in life. "
Aurelio S Zerla, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
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Rockville, Maryland 20852
"I am a board certified psychiatrist and a psychoanalyst. I have a long experience in treating patients with medication and psychotherapy. I have helped many people suffering from depression, anxiety, relationship problems, mood disorders, ADHD, OCD, self defeating patters, and more. I am highly qualified in psychopharmacology and psychodynamic psychotherapy, with special expertise in mindfulness meditation, yoga breathing, relaxation techniques. I approach each person as a unique individual, with an empathic, compassionate, and affirming attitude. Medical School: University of Perugia, in my native Italy. Residency Training: Sheppard Pratt Hospital. Psychoanalytic Training: Washington Psychoanalytic Institute. Faculty: Teaching Analyst, Washington Psychoanalytic Institute ."
(301) 304-6335
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Rockville, Maryland 20852
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"I am a board certified psychiatrist and a psychoanalyst. I have a long experience in treating patients with medication and psychotherapy. I have helped many people suffering from depression, anxiety, relationship problems, mood disorders, ADHD, OCD, self defeating patters, and more. I am highly qualified in psychopharmacology and psychodynamic psychotherapy, with special expertise in mindfulness meditation, yoga breathing, relaxation techniques. I approach each person as a unique individual, with an empathic, compassionate, and affirming attitude. Medical School: University of Perugia, in my native Italy. Residency Training: Sheppard Pratt Hospital. Psychoanalytic Training: Washington Psychoanalytic Institute. Faculty: Teaching Analyst, Washington Psychoanalytic Institute ."
Sonia Juneja, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
"I specialize in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of a variety of mental disorders including mood, anxiety, psychosis, ADHD, eating disorders, insomnia and other psychosocial issues such as relationship problems, parenting, stress management and coping issues. I counsel patients from early childhood through adulthood and provide parental training to parents with young children with behavioral problems and special needs. I am available for consultation, medication evaluation, medication management, individual psychotherapy, family therapy, couples therapy and parent training."
(240) 821-6898
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
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"I specialize in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of a variety of mental disorders including mood, anxiety, psychosis, ADHD, eating disorders, insomnia and other psychosocial issues such as relationship problems, parenting, stress management and coping issues. I counsel patients from early childhood through adulthood and provide parental training to parents with young children with behavioral problems and special needs. I am available for consultation, medication evaluation, medication management, individual psychotherapy, family therapy, couples therapy and parent training."
Cedarbrook Psychiatric Clinic, L.L.C., Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
"Hei-Jung C. Kim, M.D. is a board certified psychiatrist and a Christian psychiatrist who has been caring for patients for over 30 years. She has earned a reputation for successfully helping patients to manage their illnesses and improve their quality of life. She is experienced in dealing with acute, complex cases needing intensive intervention as well as complicated medication management issues. She encourages patients' families to participate in the treatment process when appropriate. She believes each patient is unique, and they and their caregivers deserve to be respected and heard when formulating appropriate treatment plans."
(301) 909-5902
Verified
Rockville, Maryland 20850
"Hei-Jung C. Kim, M.D. is a board certified psychiatrist and a Christian psychiatrist who has been caring for patients for over 30 years. She has earned a reputation for successfully helping patients to manage their illnesses and improve their quality of life. She is experienced in dealing with acute, complex cases needing intensive intervention as well as complicated medication management issues. She encourages patients' families to participate in the treatment process when appropriate. She believes each patient is unique, and they and their caregivers deserve to be respected and heard when formulating appropriate treatment plans."
Liza Losada Schor, Psychiatric Nurse
Psychiatric Nurse, APRN
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Office is near:
Rockville, Maryland 20850
"Are you worried about your child or adolescent? Has a teacher or a pediatrician expressed some concern over your child's mood or behavior? Do you have a teen who is brimming with potential but seems sad or stuck? Do they worry too much? Perhaps your family or child has suffered a loss or trauma that may be getting in the way of their ability to be successful or enjoy things. If any of these apply to you then I can help. I offer a safe, non-judgmental space where young people and their families can be heard and supported."
(240) 442-1647
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
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"Are you worried about your child or adolescent? Has a teacher or a pediatrician expressed some concern over your child's mood or behavior? Do you have a teen who is brimming with potential but seems sad or stuck? Do they worry too much? Perhaps your family or child has suffered a loss or trauma that may be getting in the way of their ability to be successful or enjoy things. If any of these apply to you then I can help. I offer a safe, non-judgmental space where young people and their families can be heard and supported."
Spencer A Ward, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
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Office is near:
Rockville, Maryland 20850
"I am a Board Certified Psychiatrist with over 40 years experience who does medication management and psychotherapy. I also teach psychiatry residents at St. Elizabeth's hospital alongside my wife and colleague, Deborah Ward, LCSW-C. Together we are trained in Imago Couples & Family therapy, Internal Family Systems therapy & Gestalt therapy. I am also dedicated to the principles of Conscious Uncoupling, and believe mediation is an important step in the dissolution of any type of partnership or marriage. I practice in two locations - Bethesda and Potomac, Maryland, and have weekend and evening appointments available."
(301) 684-6917
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Rockville, Maryland 20850
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"I am a Board Certified Psychiatrist with over 40 years experience who does medication management and psychotherapy. I also teach psychiatry residents at St. Elizabeth's hospital alongside my wife and colleague, Deborah Ward, LCSW-C. Together we are trained in Imago Couples & Family therapy, Internal Family Systems therapy & Gestalt therapy. I am also dedicated to the principles of Conscious Uncoupling, and believe mediation is an important step in the dissolution of any type of partnership or marriage. I practice in two locations - Bethesda and Potomac, Maryland, and have weekend and evening appointments available."
Solomon Meltzer, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Rockville, Maryland 20852
"Through my training at Sheppard Pratt, I practice an integrated approach with consideration for the mind/body connection. While medications can play an important role in treatment of psychiatric illnesses, I endeavor to consider the whole person, paying careful attention to the individual and their internal world. Depressive and anxiety disorders are particularly suited to this holistic approach. "
(410) 989-4937
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Rockville, Maryland 20852
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"Through my training at Sheppard Pratt, I practice an integrated approach with consideration for the mind/body connection. While medications can play an important role in treatment of psychiatric illnesses, I endeavor to consider the whole person, paying careful attention to the individual and their internal world. Depressive and anxiety disorders are particularly suited to this holistic approach. "

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If you're HIV positive are looking for help with being HIV in Rockville these HIV psychiatrists provide therapy for individuals with HIV in Rockville and counseling for HIV or HIV clients. These professionals are sensitive to the issues of living with HIV in Rockville or Rockville HIV life, including HIV couples, marriage to someone with HIV, sex with someone who has HIV, teens with HIV, or parents of someone with HIV. And Rockville HIV psychiatrists can link you to HIV support in Rockville or Rockville HIV support groups.

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If you have AIDS and are looking for help in Rockville these AIDS psychiatrists provide therapy for individuals with AIDS in Rockville and counseling for AIDS or AIDS clients. Not all those listed here are gay, or have Aids themselves. They are sensitive to the issues of living with AIDS in Rockville or Rockville AIDS life, including AIDS couples, marriage to someone with AIDS, sex with someone who has AIDS, teens with AIDS, or parents of someone with AIDS. And Rockville Aids psychiatrists can link you to Aids support in Rockville or Rockville AIDS support groups.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Rockville 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 Rockville has many sub specialties including pediatric psychiatry (so check for Rockville child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Rockville). 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 Rockville, or mental health nurse practitioners, generally have a MS degree in nursing (MSN) and a few years training to become certified. Psychiatric nurse practitioners are able to assess and diagnose some mental health conditions and prescribe medication. Rockville Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have some basic training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.