Psychiatrist, MD Verified
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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.
Impulse Control Disorders
(202) 759-2515
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Washington, DC 20009
Impulse Control Disorders
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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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20006
Dr. Swati Divakarla is a Board-Certified Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist. She has experience working in a variety of clinical settings. She uses evidence based medicine as a guide in medication management of a variety of psychiatric symptoms. She has also had experience in multiple modalities of psychotherapy. She has had experience with working with individuals from diverse backgrounds, and presenting with a variety of symptoms and problems.
Impulse Control Disorders
(202) 915-6420
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Washington, DC 20006
Impulse Control Disorders
Dr. Swati Divakarla is a Board-Certified Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist. She has experience working in a variety of clinical settings. She uses evidence based medicine as a guide in medication management of a variety of psychiatric symptoms. She has also had experience in multiple modalities of psychotherapy. She has had experience with working with individuals from diverse backgrounds, and presenting with a variety of symptoms and problems.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20015
-I have a private practice in psychiatry for children, adolescents, and young adults in Washington, DC. I am one of the few specialists in the country in internet and video game addiction. I am certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. - I am currently accepting new clients who seek help with problematic technology use. -Please visit my website www.cliffordsussmanmd.com for many free resources on internet and video game addiction including FAQ and videos. - I am not in any insurance network but can provide billing codes.
Impulse Control Disorders
(202) 643-5962
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Washington, DC 20015
Impulse Control Disorders
-I have a private practice in psychiatry for children, adolescents, and young adults in Washington, DC. I am one of the few specialists in the country in internet and video game addiction. I am certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. - I am currently accepting new clients who seek help with problematic technology use. -Please visit my website www.cliffordsussmanmd.com for many free resources on internet and video game addiction including FAQ and videos. - I am not in any insurance network but can provide billing codes.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20037
My training and clinical experience repertoire include general medicine, neuropychiatric medicine; comprehensive adult psychiatry; sexual medicine; various psychotherapies; rTMS; eskatamine (Spravato) treatment; psychiatric genetic testing; and advanced psychopharmacology, integrated supportive psychotherapy and counseling during treatment sessions. I employ a multidimensional and integrating approach toward an accurate and comprehensive diagnosis and effective treatment strategies. I am in the clinical faculty at the GWU, Depart. of Psychiatry.
Impulse Control Disorders
(202) 759-3055
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Washington, DC 20037
Impulse Control Disorders
My training and clinical experience repertoire include general medicine, neuropychiatric medicine; comprehensive adult psychiatry; sexual medicine; various psychotherapies; rTMS; eskatamine (Spravato) treatment; psychiatric genetic testing; and advanced psychopharmacology, integrated supportive psychotherapy and counseling during treatment sessions. I employ a multidimensional and integrating approach toward an accurate and comprehensive diagnosis and effective treatment strategies. I am in the clinical faculty at the GWU, Depart. of Psychiatry.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20008
You don't have to suffer alone anymore. We specialize in taking excellent care of women and children. Our focus is on the overall wellness of the person, not merely the individual symptoms or diagnoses. We listen to you and work with you to reach the life you deserve.
Impulse Control Disorders
(301) 679-7575
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20008
Impulse Control Disorders
You don't have to suffer alone anymore. We specialize in taking excellent care of women and children. Our focus is on the overall wellness of the person, not merely the individual symptoms or diagnoses. We listen to you and work with you to reach the life you deserve.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20007
I am a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist and psychoanalyst providing individual psychotherapy, play therapy, couples therapy, pharmacotherapy and psychoanalysis to patients for the following presenting symptoms: anxiety, depression, poor school performance, stuttering, lack of motivation, and finding oneself in relationships with people who are devaluating and/or abusive. My interpersonal focus is to help each patient become aware of what he or she consciously or unconsciously does that prevents the patient from developing developmentally enhancing relationships with significant others.
Impulse Control Disorders
(202) 868-8114
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Washington, DC 20007
Impulse Control Disorders
I am a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist and psychoanalyst providing individual psychotherapy, play therapy, couples therapy, pharmacotherapy and psychoanalysis to patients for the following presenting symptoms: anxiety, depression, poor school performance, stuttering, lack of motivation, and finding oneself in relationships with people who are devaluating and/or abusive. My interpersonal focus is to help each patient become aware of what he or she consciously or unconsciously does that prevents the patient from developing developmentally enhancing relationships with significant others.
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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNP, FNP-BC Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20005
As a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner(PMHNP), I find it indispensable to have the ability to actively manage mental and physical conditions cohesively. PMHNP primary focus is promoting mental health through assessment, diagnosis, disease prevention and treatment. PMHNP are proficient in the art and science of psychotherapy. PMHNP provide comprehensive patient centered MH and psychiatric care in a variety of settings such as in-patient facilities, state psychiatric facilities, correctional facilities, MH centers and schools. PMHNP execute treatment plans by means of pharmacotherapy and psychotherapeutic interventions.
Impulse Control Disorders
(202) 412-8285
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Washington, DC 20005
Impulse Control Disorders
As a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner(PMHNP), I find it indispensable to have the ability to actively manage mental and physical conditions cohesively. PMHNP primary focus is promoting mental health through assessment, diagnosis, disease prevention and treatment. PMHNP are proficient in the art and science of psychotherapy. PMHNP provide comprehensive patient centered MH and psychiatric care in a variety of settings such as in-patient facilities, state psychiatric facilities, correctional facilities, MH centers and schools. PMHNP execute treatment plans by means of pharmacotherapy and psychotherapeutic interventions.
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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNP, CARN-AP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20016
In my practice, I understand that there are often concerns, worries, and even deep fears regarding psychiatry and psychopharmacology. This is why, along with a wholistic philosophy, I take a “start low and go slow” approach to medications, paying special attention to the medication potency and potential interactions with other medications prescribed by other providers. I also believe “knowledge is power,” so together, we spend significant time on education and explanation so that you understand the recommendations provided and you are fully comfortable with the treatment plan which I always provide in writing for your reference.
Impulse Control Disorders
(509) 204-8660
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20016
Impulse Control Disorders
In my practice, I understand that there are often concerns, worries, and even deep fears regarding psychiatry and psychopharmacology. This is why, along with a wholistic philosophy, I take a “start low and go slow” approach to medications, paying special attention to the medication potency and potential interactions with other medications prescribed by other providers. I also believe “knowledge is power,” so together, we spend significant time on education and explanation so that you understand the recommendations provided and you are fully comfortable with the treatment plan which I always provide in writing for your reference.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20007
I work with a broad variety of patients and am very experienced in COMBINING and INTEGRATING individual, group, and couples psychotherapy with effective psychopharmacology,,, IF NEEDED I specialize in mood, anxiety, and personality disorders, both severe and more-moderate personality trait and style issues, and am also highly interested in helping people and couples grow out of "BINDS" they are in.. or... those that conflicting personality styles create,, I also specialize in workplace issues, work_created problems, vocational identity issues and have experience in E E O, Workers Comp, and other litigation
Impulse Control Disorders
(202) 337-3444
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Washington, DC 20007
Impulse Control Disorders
I work with a broad variety of patients and am very experienced in COMBINING and INTEGRATING individual, group, and couples psychotherapy with effective psychopharmacology,,, IF NEEDED I specialize in mood, anxiety, and personality disorders, both severe and more-moderate personality trait and style issues, and am also highly interested in helping people and couples grow out of "BINDS" they are in.. or... those that conflicting personality styles create,, I also specialize in workplace issues, work_created problems, vocational identity issues and have experience in E E O, Workers Comp, and other litigation
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20008
Dr. Cox is a board certified psychiatrist who welcomes adults from all backgrounds and over a wide breadth of diagnoses. His experience with mental health issues in various clinical settings and, indeed, having it hit very close to home has led to not only a dedication to the most comprehensive treatment, but to a compassion and understanding through which you will have an unwavering ally in which to work toward your goals. Whether you are altogether new to mental health or making a transition in providers, please call to discuss our options.
Impulse Control Disorders
(202) 915-6964
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20008
Impulse Control Disorders
Dr. Cox is a board certified psychiatrist who welcomes adults from all backgrounds and over a wide breadth of diagnoses. His experience with mental health issues in various clinical settings and, indeed, having it hit very close to home has led to not only a dedication to the most comprehensive treatment, but to a compassion and understanding through which you will have an unwavering ally in which to work toward your goals. Whether you are altogether new to mental health or making a transition in providers, please call to discuss our options.
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Psychiatrist, DO, MBA, MS Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20004
Thank you so much for considering Genesis Psychiatric Solutions. It is really a big step. Here are some reasons why people contact us: We work with busy professionals, healthcare workers, entrepreneurs, influencers, and creatives that are dealing with depression, anxiety, sleep issues, workplace stress/burnout, grief or trauma, OCD, and ADHD. We do not see you as a disorder, but a person who wants to improve their quality of life. We factor your total wellness and address it in your treatment.
Impulse Control Disorders
(202) 516-1137
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Washington, DC 20004
Impulse Control Disorders
Thank you so much for considering Genesis Psychiatric Solutions. It is really a big step. Here are some reasons why people contact us: We work with busy professionals, healthcare workers, entrepreneurs, influencers, and creatives that are dealing with depression, anxiety, sleep issues, workplace stress/burnout, grief or trauma, OCD, and ADHD. We do not see you as a disorder, but a person who wants to improve their quality of life. We factor your total wellness and address it in your treatment.
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Psychiatrist, MD, MPH Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20528
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.BethesdapsychiatryMD.com or call us 301-468-1001/1002.
Impulse Control Disorders
(240) 453-4561
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20528
Impulse Control Disorders
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.BethesdapsychiatryMD.com or call us 301-468-1001/1002.
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Psychiatrist, MD, MPH Verified
Verified
Hosts group in:
Washington, DC 20037
I am a Johns-Hopkins-trained, award-winning Harvard psychiatrist, triple board-certified in Addiction Medicine and Adult & Child Psychiatry, affiliated with McLean and MassGeneral for Children at NSMC. Do you feel no one understands your unspeakable sorrow, helplessness, insecurity, or regret? You don't have to endure alone. I have helped a diverse group: abuse survivors, addiction recoverees, children with anxiety, elders with dementia, missionaries, LGBTQ individuals, physicians, administrators, etc. Advocating for using fewer medications (eg. antipsychotics) whenever possible, I collaborate with my psychology & alternative therapy colleagues to explore other options, eg. dietary & music therapy for patients with autism.
Impulse Control Disorders
(781) 786-7351
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Washington, DC 20037
Impulse Control Disorders
I am a Johns-Hopkins-trained, award-winning Harvard psychiatrist, triple board-certified in Addiction Medicine and Adult & Child Psychiatry, affiliated with McLean and MassGeneral for Children at NSMC. Do you feel no one understands your unspeakable sorrow, helplessness, insecurity, or regret? You don't have to endure alone. I have helped a diverse group: abuse survivors, addiction recoverees, children with anxiety, elders with dementia, missionaries, LGBTQ individuals, physicians, administrators, etc. Advocating for using fewer medications (eg. antipsychotics) whenever possible, I collaborate with my psychology & alternative therapy colleagues to explore other options, eg. dietary & music therapy for patients with autism.
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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNP, BC Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20005
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.
Impulse Control Disorders
(202) 915-5632
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Washington, DC 20005
Impulse Control Disorders
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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Psychiatrist, DO Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20036
I've been an osteopathic psychiatrist for over 27 years. Trained as both a psychotherapist and psychopharmacologist, I use a combined approach to symptoms—often talk therapy, and medication, when needed. As an osteopathic doctor, I look at you as a whole person. Not only the psychiatric issues, but environmental, social, or underlying medical disease. I'm also more attuned to side effects of medication and how medication may actually be causing the problem. My therapy approach is a combination of insight-based (cognitive) and emotion-based (learning emotional awareness and acceptance of your body’s full range of sensations).
Impulse Control Disorders
(202) 499-6257
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Washington, DC 20036
Impulse Control Disorders
I've been an osteopathic psychiatrist for over 27 years. Trained as both a psychotherapist and psychopharmacologist, I use a combined approach to symptoms—often talk therapy, and medication, when needed. As an osteopathic doctor, I look at you as a whole person. Not only the psychiatric issues, but environmental, social, or underlying medical disease. I'm also more attuned to side effects of medication and how medication may actually be causing the problem. My therapy approach is a combination of insight-based (cognitive) and emotion-based (learning emotional awareness and acceptance of your body’s full range of sensations).
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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20007
Nadine Missiet is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with the American Nurses Credentialing Center in both the District of Columbia and the state of Maryland. She completed her Master of Science in Nursing Degree at Walden University, and she is caring and compassionate nurse practitioner. She has devoted more than seven years providing holistic care to a wide variety of clients with psychiatric conditions. As a nurse practitioner, she treats her patients with dignity, respect, and acting with empathy and compassion.
Impulse Control Disorders
(202) 803-8097
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Washington, DC 20007
Impulse Control Disorders
Nadine Missiet is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with the American Nurses Credentialing Center in both the District of Columbia and the state of Maryland. She completed her Master of Science in Nursing Degree at Walden University, and she is caring and compassionate nurse practitioner. She has devoted more than seven years providing holistic care to a wide variety of clients with psychiatric conditions. As a nurse practitioner, she treats her patients with dignity, respect, and acting with empathy and compassion.
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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MS, DNP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20001
Hello! This is Grace Manglet, DNP. I am a board Certified Psychiatry and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with prescriptive privileges. I see clients via a secure Telepsychiatry platform. I use a holistic approach to Psychiatric and Mental Health issues, and focus on helping my clients create and maintain meaningful changes in their lives. Integration of mindfulness, meditation, exercise and healthy nutrition are essential components of my practice.
Impulse Control Disorders
(516) 260-4316
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20001
Impulse Control Disorders
Hello! This is Grace Manglet, DNP. I am a board Certified Psychiatry and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with prescriptive privileges. I see clients via a secure Telepsychiatry platform. I use a holistic approach to Psychiatric and Mental Health issues, and focus on helping my clients create and maintain meaningful changes in their lives. Integration of mindfulness, meditation, exercise and healthy nutrition are essential components of my practice.
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Psychiatrist, MD, MMM Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20016
I counsel patients from late adolescence through adulthood and specialize in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of a variety of mental disorders including mood, anxiety, psychotic, and substance abuse disorders, and psychiatric disorders in medically ill patients. I completed a Psychiatric Residency at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, followed by a Fellowship in Consultation Liaison Psychiatry at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. This provided specialized training in treating psychiatric symptoms/disorders in complex, medically ill patients. These patients may have acute or chronic medical, neurological or obstetrical illnesses in which psychiatric illness affects their medical care and/or quality of life.
Impulse Control Disorders
(301) 684-5388
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20016
Impulse Control Disorders
I counsel patients from late adolescence through adulthood and specialize in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of a variety of mental disorders including mood, anxiety, psychotic, and substance abuse disorders, and psychiatric disorders in medically ill patients. I completed a Psychiatric Residency at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, followed by a Fellowship in Consultation Liaison Psychiatry at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. This provided specialized training in treating psychiatric symptoms/disorders in complex, medically ill patients. These patients may have acute or chronic medical, neurological or obstetrical illnesses in which psychiatric illness affects their medical care and/or quality of life.
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Psychiatrist, MD, PhD, MPH Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20007
Andreea Seicean, MD, PhD, MPH, completed her training at Case Western Reserve University, the Cleveland Clinic, and the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). She has extensive experience treating mood and anxiety disorders and addiction in teens and adults. Dr. Seicean has published more than forty articles and been the recipient of multiple awards from: The National Institute of Mental Health, The American Psychiatric Association and The American Association of Neurological Surgeons. She is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago where she continues to be active in research and teaches psychopharmacology
Impulse Control Disorders
(872) 713-5338
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20007
Impulse Control Disorders
Andreea Seicean, MD, PhD, MPH, completed her training at Case Western Reserve University, the Cleveland Clinic, and the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). She has extensive experience treating mood and anxiety disorders and addiction in teens and adults. Dr. Seicean has published more than forty articles and been the recipient of multiple awards from: The National Institute of Mental Health, The American Psychiatric Association and The American Association of Neurological Surgeons. She is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago where she continues to be active in research and teaches psychopharmacology
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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, BC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20015
CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS. I specialize in telepsychiatry which allows you the flexibility to meet with me from your home. The appointments are conducted via video using a smart device or laptop, so we'll still be face-to-face. I can see anyone in the state of Maryland or DC. If telepsychiatry isn't your thing, I'd be happy to see you in my Bethesda office.
Impulse Control Disorders
(301) 517-9535
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20015
Impulse Control Disorders
CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS. I specialize in telepsychiatry which allows you the flexibility to meet with me from your home. The appointments are conducted via video using a smart device or laptop, so we'll still be face-to-face. I can see anyone in the state of Maryland or DC. If telepsychiatry isn't your thing, I'd be happy to see you in my Bethesda office.

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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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