Gary Wharton
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNPBC Verified
Avon, IN 46123
Offers video visits
Do you ever feel as if life is like a giant puzzle? You get one piece positioned just to discover another is out of place. Mental health issues can make you feel like all the puzzle pieces are out of place. As a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, I want to assist you in getting the pieces back in order. Helping my patients achieve their mental health goals is my priority, and it begins in a safe, judgment-free environment where active listening is utilized to gain perspective into your concerns. Medications are not always the answer, and it is my job to help you decide if medications are right for you.
(317) 659-6650
Verified
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Avon, IN 46123
Offers video visits
Do you ever feel as if life is like a giant puzzle? You get one piece positioned just to discover another is out of place. Mental health issues can make you feel like all the puzzle pieces are out of place. As a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, I want to assist you in getting the pieces back in order. Helping my patients achieve their mental health goals is my priority, and it begins in a safe, judgment-free environment where active listening is utilized to gain perspective into your concerns. Medications are not always the answer, and it is my job to help you decide if medications are right for you.
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Megan Jacobs
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, CPNP, PMHS Verified
Avon, IN 46123
I believe you and your child are the most important part of my treatment plan. As a pediatric nurse practitioner with prescriptive privileges, my extensive experience has enhanced my ability to engage in compassionate, relatable interactions with children. I will develop a highly individualized plan of care tailored to the unique needs of your child. I will discuss medication options, expectations, and alternative treatments. I encourage open conversation between myself, you, and your child to promote shared decision-making and offer empowerment and courage to your child. I aspire to help your child discover and build upon his/her strengths.
(317) 483-7765
Verified

Avon, IN 46123
I believe you and your child are the most important part of my treatment plan. As a pediatric nurse practitioner with prescriptive privileges, my extensive experience has enhanced my ability to engage in compassionate, relatable interactions with children. I will develop a highly individualized plan of care tailored to the unique needs of your child. I will discuss medication options, expectations, and alternative treatments. I encourage open conversation between myself, you, and your child to promote shared decision-making and offer empowerment and courage to your child. I aspire to help your child discover and build upon his/her strengths.
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Ashley Salena Girardi
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP Verified
Avon, IN 46123
Offers video visits
I am committed to providing individuals personalized psychiatric care so they can achieve their highest potential. Psychiatric problems often stem from multiple sources including genetics, upbringing or environmental factors. I believe in treating psychiatric illness holistically which includes assessing how unhealthy coping strategies, unresolved trauma and life stress affect a person's ability to function. My mission is to make my clients feel supported and heard while providing treatment in a collaborative environment.
(317) 934-7312
Verified

Avon, IN 46123
Offers video visits
I am committed to providing individuals personalized psychiatric care so they can achieve their highest potential. Psychiatric problems often stem from multiple sources including genetics, upbringing or environmental factors. I believe in treating psychiatric illness holistically which includes assessing how unhealthy coping strategies, unresolved trauma and life stress affect a person's ability to function. My mission is to make my clients feel supported and heard while providing treatment in a collaborative environment.
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Virtual Consult MD Indiana
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Avon, IN 46123
Offers video visits
(317) 203-8423
Verified
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Avon, IN 46123
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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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