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Danielle Stern
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Danielle Stern is a trained adult psychiatrist. She completed her undergraduate studies at Johns Hopkins University and earned her medical degree from the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She specializes in evidence-based psychiatric medication management of adults, with a focus on treatment of anxiety and depression without the use of controlled substances.
(888) 279-0002
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Downers Grove, IL 60515
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Emmanuel Ofori-Danso
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, APRN
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I am a board-certified psychiatric mental-health nurse practitioner who graduated with a doctorate degree from Rush University in Chicago. I have over ten years’ experience in mental health from MacNeal Hospital, Northwestern Medicine, and Rush University Medical Center Treatment of mood disorders, such as depression and bipolar disorder, psychotic disorders, anxiety disorders, substance use, and more. l believe every patient is unique hence I provide compassionate, empathic care and patience towards treating you and making you feel whole again. Together we will establish collaborative goals.
(630) 381-6897
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Downers Grove, IL 60515
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Linda Marie Banks
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PHMNP
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Linda is a board-certified nurse practitioner in both psychiatry and family medicine. She completed her training at Samford University and has undergraduate degrees in both Psychology and Nursing. She is trained to work with all ages, including children. Linda uses her education and experience to provide trauma-informed, inclusive, personalized care for every patient. She uses a holistic and integrative approach to take the whole patient into consideration. Her training helps her to understand both physical and mental health, and how to address the mind-body connection in her care.
(408) 478-4142
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Downers Grove, IL 60515
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Irene Chuang
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Chuang provides integrated goal-oriented psychotherapy along with medication management, when appropriate, for those who feel limited by their mental health, and those seeking answers to better understand themselves. She will help you achieve your goals of mental health wellness by guiding you through the difficult times, and can provide a collaborative approach with her team at BlueSky Telepsych to help you obtain a healthy state of mind.
(408) 762-1994
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Downers Grove, IL 60515
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Lonna Louise Larger
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNPBC
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Hi there! I look forward to getting to know you and helping you thrive! I earned my Masters of Science in Nursing Degree with a focus in Psychiatry from The Ohio State University. I am Board Certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. In my free time I love to go to the beach and spend time with my three pugs.
(513) 982-6016
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Downers Grove, IL 60515
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Tiffany Mateo
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Tiffany Mateo, Board-Certified Psychiatrist, treats a broad range of psychiatric disorders with special areas of interest in mood and anxiety issues. She specializes in treating children, adolescents, and young adults. Prior to joining LifeStance Health, Dr. Mateo received a bachelor's degree from Washington University and a medical degree from University of Rochester School of Medicine.
(331) 702-9645
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Downers Grove, IL 60517
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Advanced Psychiatric Solutions
Psychiatrist, MD
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If you are struggling with anxiety, depression, PTSD, OCD, ADHD, substance use disorder, or your general mental health, Wesana Clinics can help. Our team at Wesana Clinics is dedicated to creating a warm and inviting environment while ensuring that you get the compassionate care you deserve.
(630) 556-8403
Oak Brook, IL 60523
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Dr. Sherin Vachaparambil
Psychiatrist, MD
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I have experience in various settings including private, community, state and VA hospitals/clinics. My main areas of interest are mood disorders and PTSD. My approach to treatment is to focus on whole health with emphasis on both pharmaceutical and integrative therapies. Currently I only see patients via telehealth and do not prescribe controlled substances. I believe that by working together we an help you achieve your goals! To request an appointment, please visit our website at: www.avicennabh.com/appointments
(630) 914-6151
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Hinsdale, IL 60521
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Arturo Ventura
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, NP
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Hello, I’m Art Ventura. Are you scared of your own emotions? If you are, you’re definitely not alone. While we thrive for pleasant emotions, the moment we veer over to the troublesome side, rather than working on these challenges we tend to run away instead. Being licensed in both psychiatric and family medicine I can provide a unique perspective in treating mental health conditions particularly in evaluating and treating depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, mood disorders, schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, ADHD, insomnia, dementia, OCD and other issues for individuals ages 18 to 65.
(630) 912-9446
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Naperville, IL 60540
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Joanna Cunningham
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, ARNP, PMHNP-B
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*I strive to provide compassionate, understanding and patient driven care, with each patient I see. Our goals are to help them reach their optimum mental health. We use the latest, most effective assessment and clinical tools to provide excellent, sound judgement in treatment protocols. I go to great lengths to listen and learn how to help each, specific patient along their journey. No one will be treated like a number.
(847) 545-0862
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Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
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Matthew Barnes (Addiction Treatment)
Physician Assistant, PA-C
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Don't settle for a generic drug and alcohol psychiatrist. You deserve help that actually helps you feel happy again. (And, that's in-network with your insurance).
(331) 200-5993
Warrenville, IL 60555
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Debora Wilson
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
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Deb Wilson is a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Illinois with two years of experience. She earned her Masters as a PMHNP. Deb believes in a treatment philosophy that is compassionate, empathetic, and patient centered. In her spare time, Deb enjoys traveling, dancing and listening to music.
(630) 381-6162
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Naperville, IL 60564
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Kalee Sweeney
Physician Assistant, MMS, PA-C
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I am a nationally certified physician assistant. I completed my bachelors at the University of Illinois and obtained my masters of medical science in the physician assistant program at Midwestern University. I have a background in psychiatric medicine and interventional psychiatry focusing on depression, anxiety, and mood disorders. I use evidence based medicine and a holistic care model to provide a comprehensive treatment plan that is individualized to each patient.
(331) 246-0925
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Westmont, IL 60559
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Ascend TMS
Psychiatrist, MD
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We offer transcranial magnetic stimulation for the treatment of major depressive disorder. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a noninvasive procedure that uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain to improve symptoms of depression. TMS is typically used when other depression treatments haven't been effective. TMS can be a good alternative for you, especially if you have had issues tolerating medications, or are not fully helped by medications or simply want to try a different approach for your treatment.
(331) 207-9175
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Willowbrook, IL 60527
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Chandan Nayak
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Nayak is a board-certified psychiatrist with more than 10 years of experience in psychiatry. He treats adults with a broad range of mental health issues. His goal is simple – to help you improve your quality of life.
(708) 401-9704
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Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
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Brandy Eichelberger
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, NP
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Are you tired of not being able to think, feel and react in the ways that you need and want to live your life? Are you ready for a change? I can help you by gathering an extensive psychiatric evaluation, brief psychotherapy and initiation and monitoring psychopharmacological treatment. I am Brandy, founder of Optimum Mental Health Healing. I am a highly respected board-certified family nurse practitioner (FNP) and psychiatric nurse practitioner located in Illinois. I have 20 years of experience in mental health 14 years as a registered nurse and 6 years as a nurse practitioner.
(618) 266-8415
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Naperville, IL 60540
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Relief TMS
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Poprawski specializes in the use of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to treat depression, OCD, and other diagnoses. Through collaboration with all providers Dr. Poprawski has a proven track record of outstanding outcomes in the field of neuropsychiatry. Her commitment to providing the best patient care is unparalleled and contagious with patients and her peers. She uses multiple modalities in conjunction with TMS to create the best possible outcomes and efficacy. Dr. Poprawski values the goals of her patients and treats all patients with individualized care.
(331) 276-6131
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Oak Brook, IL 60523
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Dr. Talat Ghaus
Psychiatrist
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My passion is helping people with DEPRESSION. I want my patients to feel empowered because their symptoms leave them feeling powerless. One of my most important roles as a psychiatrist is to instill hope for my patients. Depression is treatable, and with TMS therapy along with medication management, we have even more options for patients who struggle.
(630) 716-3907
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Western Springs, IL 60558
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Isha Kothari
Physician Assistant, MMS, PA-C
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I am a nationally certified physician assistant. I completed my bachelors at the University of Illinois and obtained my masters of Medical Science in the physician assistant program at Barry University. I have a background in mental health and addiction medicine focusing on anxiety, depression, ADHD, mood disorders, alcohol use and opioid use disorders.
(630) 509-7933
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Wheaton, IL 60187
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Theresa Towle
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, FNP-BC, APRN
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Greetings! My name is Dr. Theresa Towle. I have decades of experience providing holistic care to help heal hurt, process trauma, build resilience, and find balance. As a dual-certified family & psychiatric mental-health nurse practitioner, I use evidence-based techniques to treat mind and body, including addressing the role of the gut-brain axis in anxiety, depression, trauma, attention issues, weight loss and a host of other issues. I am dedicated to working with you develop a holistic approach to care.
(708) 564-3560
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Wheaton, IL 60189
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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Downers Grove 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 Downers Grove 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 Downers Grove, 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. Downers Grove 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 Downers Grove, 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 Downers Grove, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in Downers Grove as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( Downers Grove). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.