Psychiatric Nurse, PMHNP
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Downtown
Santa Barbara, California 93101
"As a psychiatric nurse practitioner, I draw upon my nursing/medical background to holistically assess the client's biological, psychological, social, as well as spiritual health. With the client, I develop a treatment plan that uses either/both medications and psychotherapy to achieve and maintain health. I use frameworks in therapy that include cognitive-behavioral, existential and interpersonal theories to meet the client's needs. I have been working in the mental health field since 2002 with a wide range of experiences. The various populations I have worked with include the chronically mentally ill, acute psychiatric hospitalized adults, HIV/AIDS populations, methadone maintenance, substance abuse."
Individuals
(917) 746-5009
Verified
Downtown
Santa Barbara, California 93101
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Individuals
"As a psychiatric nurse practitioner, I draw upon my nursing/medical background to holistically assess the client's biological, psychological, social, as well as spiritual health. With the client, I develop a treatment plan that uses either/both medications and psychotherapy to achieve and maintain health. I use frameworks in therapy that include cognitive-behavioral, existential and interpersonal theories to meet the client's needs. I have been working in the mental health field since 2002 with a wide range of experiences. The various populations I have worked with include the chronically mentally ill, acute psychiatric hospitalized adults, HIV/AIDS populations, methadone maintenance, substance abuse."
Hee-Sang Lyu, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Downtown
Santa Barbara, California 93101
"My ideal patient is someone who is interested in approaching his or her issues from a multi-dimensional approach, which often involves combination of psychotherapy and medications, as warranted. I provide a comprehensive assessment of you as an individual, which includes potential diagnoses to guide treatment. I will tailor a treatment plan to target your specific concerns, which will integrate therapy, medications, and other strategies. If you already have a therapist, I can work with him or her together for your treatment needs. "
Individuals
(424) 359-1618
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Santa Barbara, California 93101
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Individuals
"My ideal patient is someone who is interested in approaching his or her issues from a multi-dimensional approach, which often involves combination of psychotherapy and medications, as warranted. I provide a comprehensive assessment of you as an individual, which includes potential diagnoses to guide treatment. I will tailor a treatment plan to target your specific concerns, which will integrate therapy, medications, and other strategies. If you already have a therapist, I can work with him or her together for your treatment needs. "
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Michael Brian Mantz, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Downtown
Santa Barbara, California 93105
"I take a lifestyle approach towards healing and strengthening your mind. Recent neuroscience demonstrates quite clearly that nutrition, exercise, stress-reduction, and effective psychotherapy can rebuild your brain and upgrade your mind. I do use medications when they are needed - though I use them judiciously to provide relief and comfort to you while we continue to work on optimizing your lifestyle. I love what I do and my main goal is that eventually you won't need me anymore and can send me an email once in while letting me know how much better your life is. That is what I strive for. "
(805) 576-7723
Verified
Downtown
Santa Barbara, California 93105
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"I take a lifestyle approach towards healing and strengthening your mind. Recent neuroscience demonstrates quite clearly that nutrition, exercise, stress-reduction, and effective psychotherapy can rebuild your brain and upgrade your mind. I do use medications when they are needed - though I use them judiciously to provide relief and comfort to you while we continue to work on optimizing your lifestyle. I love what I do and my main goal is that eventually you won't need me anymore and can send me an email once in while letting me know how much better your life is. That is what I strive for. "

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The professionals listed here have identified their focus on individual therapy in Downtown, Santa Barbara or help for individuals seeking therapy. Individual counseling in Downtown, Santa Barbara, and psychologists who mostly work with individuals involves meeting with a therapist one-on-one for the purpose of reducing personal suffering which may occur in the form of problematic behaviors, beliefs or feelings.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in Downtown, Santa Barbara is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

Downtown, Santa Barbara Psychiatrists differ from other mental health professionals in that they may prescribe medication or psychotropics. Psychiatrists may conduct physical examinations, order and interpret lab tests and brain image scans, such as CT scans, CAT Scans and MRIs.

Some psychiatric practitioners in Downtown, Santa Barbara specialize in age groups (so check for Downtown, Santa Barbara child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Downtown, Santa Barbara). Those who work with the elderly are called geriatric psychiatrists or geropsychiatrists.

Other related specialties include psychopharmacology (certain states license Psychopharmacologists), psychiatric genetics and neuroimaging.

Psychiatric nurse practitioners in Downtown, Santa Barbara, or mental health nurse practitioners, perform many of the same functions as a psychiatrist. This includes diagnosing mental illness and prescribing medication. Downtown, Santa Barbara Psychiatric nurse practitioners also act as a therapist, helping patients with depression, anxiety and suicidal individuals, as well as other conditions that can be remedied with counseling.

Nurses monitor for side effects and responses to medical treatments and offer information on medications so that clients can make informed choices about their use.