Dialectical Behavior (DBT) Psychiatrists in Bowling Green, KY

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Kimberly Zimmerman
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, NP-C, PMHNPBC
Verified
Life can be difficult, challenging, hard to navigate for various reasons when we go through certain situations such as traumatic or life altering events. Lives are forever changed by the events but there is still hope and healing is a process that is attainable. If you are struggling mentally and emotionally and feel like all hope is gone there is always hope and resources available to help strengthen your spiritual, mental, emotional and physical self. You do not have to navigate these options alone. We can help you find life changing solutions with a compassionate, detailed, empathetic approach for you or a family member.
(270) 212-4637 
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Bowling Green, KY 42101
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Cheryl Gore
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, PMHNP, BC
Verified
Shortly after becoming a nurse in the early 90s, I began working with clients in need of Mental Health Services. Over the years I have held various positions; Staff Nurse to Administrative roles. I have found that I prefer patient care. I have a passion for helping those struggling with mental health issues. I have been a psychiatric nurse for over 25 years; have been practicing as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner since 2014. During that time I have worked in a variety of settings: inpatient, outpatient, community mental health, telepsychiatry and currently in private practice.
(270) 200-6455 
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Bowling Green, KY 42103
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Stephanie Sweeny
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, CNM
Verified
I help women from all walks of life who are struggling with lifecycle events and ongoing mental health illnesses. I understand that you need support, help determining what is normal, and someone to help you get unstuck. All of my clients deserve to be happy and live a fulfilling life. I work hard to help you achieve your goals.
(615) 285-5267 
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Bowling Green, KY 42101
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Virtual Consult MD Kentucky
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
(270) 449-0568 
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Owensboro, KY 42303
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Pathway Mental Health
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, PMHNP
Verified
(270) 494-2042 
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Madisonville, KY 42431
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Dialectical Behavior (DBT) Psychiatrists
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is the treatment most closely associated with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). Psychiatrists practice DBT in both individual and group sessions. The therapy combines elements of CBT to help with regulating emotion through distress tolerance and mindfulness. The goal of Dialectical Behavior Therapy is to alleviate the intense emotional pain associated with BPD. Its core assumption is that change and acceptance are intertwined. We typically think of our efforts to change things as emerging out of non-acceptance. We either decide to accept things as they are or we seek to change: through DBT it's not a case of change or acceptance, but resolving the conflicts to allow for self-acceptance and constructive change.

If you're looking for DBT therapy in Bowling Green or for a Bowling Green DBT psychiatrist these professionals provide dialectical behavior therapy, DBT group therapy, DBT therapy, dialectic behavioral therapy (which is a common misspelling) and dialectical therapy. They provide dialectical counseling, DBT counseling in Bowling Green and DBT treatment. They include DBT groups, DBT therapists, DBT psychologists and DBT counseling.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Bowling Green 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 Bowling Green 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 Bowling Green, 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. Bowling Green Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.