Telepsychiatry for Leawood, KS

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Amanda Murphy
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, APRN, PMHNP
Verified Verified
Leawood, KS 66206
I believe that psychiatric nurse practitioners have the unique opportunity to provide care that is built upon forming a relationship with the patient. Psychiatric illnesses are complex and require careful assessment that takes into consideration the biological, psychological, social, and developmental aspects of the patient's life.
I believe that psychiatric nurse practitioners have the unique opportunity to provide care that is built upon forming a relationship with the patient. Psychiatric illnesses are complex and require careful assessment that takes into consideration the biological, psychological, social, and developmental aspects of the patient's life.
(913) 243-2570 View (913) 243-2570
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Geenens Psychiatry, PA
Psychiatrist
Verified Verified
Leawood, KS 66224
Dr. Geenens is from Kansas City. He has over 31 years experience with specialization in child and adolescent psychiatry. Dr. Geenens received his psychiatric training at the famed Menninger Clinic and Harvard Medical School and has treated thousands of patients in psychotherapy and medication management. Dr. Geenens founded Geenens Psychiatry with a vision to provide the highest quality holistic psychiatric care, blending psychotherapy with medication management. Dr. Geenens and his team of professionals strive for each patient to feel like a human being, met with empathy, understanding, and treatment they are involved in.
Dr. Geenens is from Kansas City. He has over 31 years experience with specialization in child and adolescent psychiatry. Dr. Geenens received his psychiatric training at the famed Menninger Clinic and Harvard Medical School and has treated thousands of patients in psychotherapy and medication management. Dr. Geenens founded Geenens Psychiatry with a vision to provide the highest quality holistic psychiatric care, blending psychotherapy with medication management. Dr. Geenens and his team of professionals strive for each patient to feel like a human being, met with empathy, understanding, and treatment they are involved in.
(913) 513-3240 View (913) 513-3240
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Julie Owens With Beyond Psychiatry
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified Verified
Leawood, KS 66209
You deserve to have the time you need in your appointment to feel heard, validated, and supported. You also deserve a holistic approach to your mental health care, recognizing the intricate interplay between your mental well-being and various facets of your life, including physical health, relationships, and environmental influences. I believe that ‘Health is more than a prescription,’ and I am committed to providing meaningful appointments, ensuring you receive dedicated time and attention. While medications can be crucial in managing mental health, I advocate for a comprehensive approach to your care.
You deserve to have the time you need in your appointment to feel heard, validated, and supported. You also deserve a holistic approach to your mental health care, recognizing the intricate interplay between your mental well-being and various facets of your life, including physical health, relationships, and environmental influences. I believe that ‘Health is more than a prescription,’ and I am committed to providing meaningful appointments, ensuring you receive dedicated time and attention. While medications can be crucial in managing mental health, I advocate for a comprehensive approach to your care.
(913) 349-9307 View (913) 349-9307
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Susanna Haarhoff At Jordan Psychological Center
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, FNP-BC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Leawood, KS 66209
Hello, I’m Susanna Haarhoff, “Sasha” to all who know me. Are you beginning or changing gears on your mental health recovery process? Would you flourish with non-judgmental support while learning about evidence-based treatment options? Do you want a provider who is passionate about patient care and strives to meet you where you are?
Hello, I’m Susanna Haarhoff, “Sasha” to all who know me. Are you beginning or changing gears on your mental health recovery process? Would you flourish with non-judgmental support while learning about evidence-based treatment options? Do you want a provider who is passionate about patient care and strives to meet you where you are?
(913) 647-7990 View (913) 647-7990
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Kathy Steen
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Leawood, KS 66209
Don’t Go Without ADHD Medicine! Good options are available and I can help find the best one for you. The stimulant shortage is showing no signs of improving, leaving many without the medicines they need to be their best at home, at school, and at work. The truth is that excellent ADHD medicines are available. And, my ADHD Care Plans are designed to improve symptoms as quickly as possible. If you're ready to conquer your ADHD, visit my website to schedule a free 15-minute consultation call.
Don’t Go Without ADHD Medicine! Good options are available and I can help find the best one for you. The stimulant shortage is showing no signs of improving, leaving many without the medicines they need to be their best at home, at school, and at work. The truth is that excellent ADHD medicines are available. And, my ADHD Care Plans are designed to improve symptoms as quickly as possible. If you're ready to conquer your ADHD, visit my website to schedule a free 15-minute consultation call.
(913) 423-2599 View (913) 423-2599
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Reflections Health Services, LLC
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, APRN, FNP, PMHNP
Verified Verified
Leawood, KS 66211
My name is Kelly Neland and I am a board certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. I have completed graduate and post-graduate study in individual and family therapies, psychopharmacology, and psychological assessment and evaluation. I am licensed in Missouri and Kansas as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with diagnostic, treatment, and prescriptive authority. Online appointment requests can be made at www.reflectionshealthservices.com.
My name is Kelly Neland and I am a board certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. I have completed graduate and post-graduate study in individual and family therapies, psychopharmacology, and psychological assessment and evaluation. I am licensed in Missouri and Kansas as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with diagnostic, treatment, and prescriptive authority. Online appointment requests can be made at www.reflectionshealthservices.com.
(816) 744-1903 View (816) 744-1903
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Karen L. Pulcher
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MS, PMHCNS
Verified Verified
Leawood, KS 66211
Karen L. Pulcher is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Kansas who has been practicing since 2018. Karen provides empathy, compassion, caring and understanding for the youth and the parent or guardian experiencing life related stress. She has been treating youth ages 7-18 for the last 4 and a half years with psychiatric and behavioral health issues. Karen's experience and success with youth and families enables her to provide individualized, insightful, validating mental health care for the suffering adult.
Karen L. Pulcher is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Kansas who has been practicing since 2018. Karen provides empathy, compassion, caring and understanding for the youth and the parent or guardian experiencing life related stress. She has been treating youth ages 7-18 for the last 4 and a half years with psychiatric and behavioral health issues. Karen's experience and success with youth and families enables her to provide individualized, insightful, validating mental health care for the suffering adult.
(913) 379-3132 View (913) 379-3132
Online Psychiatrists

Is online therapy as effective as in-person?

Numerous studies suggest that online therapy can be as effective as in-person therapy. However, further research is needed to determine if online therapy provides the same benefits across all client populations. Individuals with severe mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, or those who may benefit from in-person check-ins, like those with eating disorders, may not experience the same level of benefit from online therapy. Nonetheless, the success of online therapy, much like in-person therapy, often hinges on the quality of the therapeutic relationship between the therapist and the client rather than the specific modality of therapy used.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of therapy conducted online?

One of the main advantages of online therapy is its convenience for both clients and therapists. It also allows clients who require specialized therapy to access a wider range of professionals than they could with only in-person sessions. Additionally, online therapy may be a more affordable option in some cases and often offers the same insurance benefits as in-person therapy. However, online therapy may not be suitable for everyone, especially those who value face-to-face interaction with a therapist. Therapists may find it more challenging to assess clients accurately in an online setting due to reduced nonverbal cues on camera. There is also the increased risk that disruptions caused by external factors, such as technology malfunctions, can hinder the therapy session. For these reasons, many therapists offer a "hybrid" therapeutic approach, alternating between seeing clients in-person and online.

Is online therapy suitable for children and adolescents?

Just like with adults, the accessibility and convenience of online therapy can greatly benefit children and adolescents. In fact, children and adolescents may be more accustomed to navigating online platforms than older adults, making online sessions feel more natural for them. Teens might also be interested in using additional online tools, such as therapist-recommended apps, as an adjunct to online therapy sessions. Apps for developing CBT skills, practicing mindfulness exercises, or tracking thoughts and moods can be helpful for teens receiving therapy. However, it's important to note that not all therapeutic modalities are well-suited to online therapy, especially those used with younger children. For example, play therapy, which helps younger children express their emotions, often requires in-person sessions to be fully effective.

Can I receive prescriptions and medication management with online therapy?

The ability for psychiatrists to prescribe medications through online therapy varies based on the medication and the states where the medical professional and client are located. While many prescribing regulations were relaxed during the COVID-19 pandemic, some states still enforce rules, especially concerning controlled substances, which may mandate an in-person visit before prescribing. Generally, however, medical professionals can prescribe non-controlled substances through online therapy sessions just as they do during in-person sessions.