Psychiatrists in Fort Thomas, KY

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Nkechinyere Nwosu
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, NP
Verified Verified
Fort Thomas, KY 41075
Nkechinyere is a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner who is dedicated to patient care and the wellbeing of the mind and soul. She graduated from Liberty University with her PMHNP master's degree. She also holds a doctorate degree in Nursing from Frontier Nursing University. Nkechinyere is excited to be a part of the team at LifeStance and is welcoming new patients.
Nkechinyere is a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner who is dedicated to patient care and the wellbeing of the mind and soul. She graduated from Liberty University with her PMHNP master's degree. She also holds a doctorate degree in Nursing from Frontier Nursing University. Nkechinyere is excited to be a part of the team at LifeStance and is welcoming new patients.
(859) 484-6802 View (859) 484-6802
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Ascend Behavioral Health
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Fort Thomas, KY 41075
We treat patients with all varieties of mental illness on an outpatient basis. We are within walking distance of a full service hospital which can be utilized in an emergent basis. We work well with individuals from all walks of life without discrimination.
We treat patients with all varieties of mental illness on an outpatient basis. We are within walking distance of a full service hospital which can be utilized in an emergent basis. We work well with individuals from all walks of life without discrimination.
(513) 643-2003 View (513) 643-2003

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Lonna Louise Larger
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNPBC, BC
Verified Verified
Wilder, KY 41071
Hi there! I am Lonna Larger and I am a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner. I look forward to getting to know you and helping you on your path to wellness. I practice evidence-based medicine with a focus on trauma-informed care. Are you struggling with anxiety or flashbacks? Do you feel as if no one listens? Please come see me. I am Board Certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. If you would like to schedule an intake with me, please call 859-572-0400.
Hi there! I am Lonna Larger and I am a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner. I look forward to getting to know you and helping you on your path to wellness. I practice evidence-based medicine with a focus on trauma-informed care. Are you struggling with anxiety or flashbacks? Do you feel as if no one listens? Please come see me. I am Board Certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. If you would like to schedule an intake with me, please call 859-572-0400.
(859) 572-0400 View (859) 572-0400
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Tracey Nearon
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, BC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Alexandria, KY 41001
Tracey is a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. She is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and licensed by the states of Ohio and Kentucky. She earned her associate degree in nursing from the University of Cincinnati Raymond Walters, her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Ohio University, and her master’s degree in nursing from Northern Kentucky University. She has worked in healthcare for over 15 years with clinical experience in residential, inpatient acute care, and outpatient settings. Her scope of practice includes all ages across the life span.
Tracey is a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. She is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and licensed by the states of Ohio and Kentucky. She earned her associate degree in nursing from the University of Cincinnati Raymond Walters, her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Ohio University, and her master’s degree in nursing from Northern Kentucky University. She has worked in healthcare for over 15 years with clinical experience in residential, inpatient acute care, and outpatient settings. Her scope of practice includes all ages across the life span.
(859) 605-3239 View (859) 605-3239
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Cindy Tufarella
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN-BC, PMHNP, BC
Verified Verified
Alexandria, KY 41001
Cindy Tufarella is a dual certified psychiatric and family nurse practitioner. She is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and licensed by the states of Ohio and Kentucky. She earned her bachelor's and master's degree in nursing from the University of Cincinnnati. She earned her post master's in psychiatric/mental health from Rivier University. She has worked in healthcare for over 20 years including inpatient and outpatient mental health, clinic, and urgent care settings. Her scope of practice includes all ages across the life span.
Cindy Tufarella is a dual certified psychiatric and family nurse practitioner. She is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and licensed by the states of Ohio and Kentucky. She earned her bachelor's and master's degree in nursing from the University of Cincinnnati. She earned her post master's in psychiatric/mental health from Rivier University. She has worked in healthcare for over 20 years including inpatient and outpatient mental health, clinic, and urgent care settings. Her scope of practice includes all ages across the life span.
(859) 955-8983 View (859) 955-8983
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Dr. Tamera Kim Meyer
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Covington, KY 41015
I am here to assist with improving your mental health so that you can reach your full potential in life. Unlike other mental health practices, I am always accessible to my patients. I offer telehealth, in-person, and in-home services to accommodate patient needs. I practice general psychiatry for patients 13 years of age and older.
I am here to assist with improving your mental health so that you can reach your full potential in life. Unlike other mental health practices, I am always accessible to my patients. I offer telehealth, in-person, and in-home services to accommodate patient needs. I practice general psychiatry for patients 13 years of age and older.
(513) 902-3227 View (513) 902-3227
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Aiyesha Stiles
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified Verified
Covington, KY 41018  (Online Only)
Hello, I am a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) with 21 years of experience in healthcare. I have worked multiple specialties and multiple states. I have also taught mental health at a local nursing school. I have been treating people with mental illness for the past 5 years.
Hello, I am a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) with 21 years of experience in healthcare. I have worked multiple specialties and multiple states. I have also taught mental health at a local nursing school. I have been treating people with mental illness for the past 5 years.
(859) 208-2999 View (859) 208-2999
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Summyji Groom
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Covington, KY 41011  (Online Only)
Are you an adult struggling with feelings of depression or anxiety? Do you often find yourself overwhelmed by life's stressors, such as relationship issues, career uncertainties, financial difficulties, health concerns, or even the joy and stress of getting married? Are you navigating the challenging waters of grief and loss? If any of these resonate with you, I want you to know that you are not alone. We understand how these concerns can make you feel isolated, with no one to share your struggles with. But remember, reaching out for help is a strength, not a weakness.
Are you an adult struggling with feelings of depression or anxiety? Do you often find yourself overwhelmed by life's stressors, such as relationship issues, career uncertainties, financial difficulties, health concerns, or even the joy and stress of getting married? Are you navigating the challenging waters of grief and loss? If any of these resonate with you, I want you to know that you are not alone. We understand how these concerns can make you feel isolated, with no one to share your struggles with. But remember, reaching out for help is a strength, not a weakness.
(307) 323-2545 View (307) 323-2545
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Sunrise Mental Health & Wellness
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Covington, KY 41018  (Online Only)
Providing appointments 100% online. Accepting new patients with insurance from anywhere in the state of New York or Kentucky! Cash payment is also available. Do you feel lost in a room full of darkness? Is it hard to get out of bed in the morning? Have you lost joy in what used to be important to you? Are you suffering from anxiety that is preventing you from living your life to the fullest? We can help! At Sunrise Mental Health & Wellness we want to help you find the light in the darkness and bring hope and healing.
Providing appointments 100% online. Accepting new patients with insurance from anywhere in the state of New York or Kentucky! Cash payment is also available. Do you feel lost in a room full of darkness? Is it hard to get out of bed in the morning? Have you lost joy in what used to be important to you? Are you suffering from anxiety that is preventing you from living your life to the fullest? We can help! At Sunrise Mental Health & Wellness we want to help you find the light in the darkness and bring hope and healing.
(332) 378-5979 View (332) 378-5979
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John Christopher Dixon
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, APRN
Verified Verified
Covington, KY 41018  (Online Only)
Meet your ideal client—the courageous seeker of mental well-being. Struggling with diverse challenges like anxiety, depression, or life transitions, they yearn for understanding, healing, and inner harmony. Their goal is to reclaim joy and lead a fulfilling life, unburdened by mental health obstacles. Through a compassionate and holistic approach, I empower them to thrive on their transformative journey. Let's embark together towards a brighter, resilient future. Welcome to the path of healing.
Meet your ideal client—the courageous seeker of mental well-being. Struggling with diverse challenges like anxiety, depression, or life transitions, they yearn for understanding, healing, and inner harmony. Their goal is to reclaim joy and lead a fulfilling life, unburdened by mental health obstacles. Through a compassionate and holistic approach, I empower them to thrive on their transformative journey. Let's embark together towards a brighter, resilient future. Welcome to the path of healing.
(502) 878-7138 View (502) 878-7138
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Justine Sever Chilelli
Psychiatrist, DO, ABPN
Verified Verified
Fort Mitchell, KY 41017
I am happy to be offering psychiatric treatment to the Northern Kentucky area. Dual board certification in both general psychiatry as well as child & adolescent psychiatry allows me to treat a wide age range of patients from age 5 through age 60; however my primarily areas of interest align with child, adolescent, and transitional adults.
I am happy to be offering psychiatric treatment to the Northern Kentucky area. Dual board certification in both general psychiatry as well as child & adolescent psychiatry allows me to treat a wide age range of patients from age 5 through age 60; however my primarily areas of interest align with child, adolescent, and transitional adults.
(859) 545-3798 x9 View (859) 545-3798 x9
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Angela Miller
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Fort Mitchell, KY 41017
Angela Miller is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Kentucky who has been practicing since 2011. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Southern Mississippi and a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of South Alabama. Angela believes in providing individualized treatment to her clients. She takes a unique approach in providing mental health services. Angela is approachable, attentive, and respects the decisions you make regarding your treatment. She looks forward to meeting you and planning your journey to a more fulfilling life.
Angela Miller is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Kentucky who has been practicing since 2011. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Southern Mississippi and a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of South Alabama. Angela believes in providing individualized treatment to her clients. She takes a unique approach in providing mental health services. Angela is approachable, attentive, and respects the decisions you make regarding your treatment. She looks forward to meeting you and planning your journey to a more fulfilling life.
(859) 651-1269 View (859) 651-1269
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Annette Reynolds
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Fort Mitchell, KY 41017
I trained at the University of Kentucky in both Adult and Child Psychiatry. I have worked in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. I treat a range of mental health conditions including ADHD, anxiety disorders, depression, and Bipolar Disorder. I specialize in the areas of ADHD, anxiety, and trauma. I treat ages 3 to 103. If you become my patient, you will be listened to and heard. I hope to see you soon!.
I trained at the University of Kentucky in both Adult and Child Psychiatry. I have worked in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. I treat a range of mental health conditions including ADHD, anxiety disorders, depression, and Bipolar Disorder. I specialize in the areas of ADHD, anxiety, and trauma. I treat ages 3 to 103. If you become my patient, you will be listened to and heard. I hope to see you soon!.
(859) 648-3407 View (859) 648-3407
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Markquetta Jackson
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified Verified
Covington, KY 41018  (Online Only)
Hello there, I'm Markquetta! Do you every feel overwhelmed, stressed and drained from daily life and the situations that may arise in it? Are you overthinking, worried, scattered brain, and have racing thoughts? Do you feel sad, moody, and want to isolate yourself from other people? I can help you achieve that sense of calm and mental wellbeing you are searching for.
Hello there, I'm Markquetta! Do you every feel overwhelmed, stressed and drained from daily life and the situations that may arise in it? Are you overthinking, worried, scattered brain, and have racing thoughts? Do you feel sad, moody, and want to isolate yourself from other people? I can help you achieve that sense of calm and mental wellbeing you are searching for.
(859) 651-7686 View (859) 651-7686
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Kurt Kristiansen
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Covington, KY 41018  (Online Only)
Schedule now through www.leafytreepsychiatry.com. Dr. Kristiansen has seen a wide variety of patients as both a critical care nurse and psychiatric nurse practitioner, and that experience enables him to provide comprehensive care and treatment to patients. He understands that mental health struggles can be just as serious as a physical injury, and he desires to help each and every one of his patients overcome their difficulties. He is a compassionate, understanding, and sensitive listener who is dedicated to finding solutions which will help patients live healthy, happy lives.
Schedule now through www.leafytreepsychiatry.com. Dr. Kristiansen has seen a wide variety of patients as both a critical care nurse and psychiatric nurse practitioner, and that experience enables him to provide comprehensive care and treatment to patients. He understands that mental health struggles can be just as serious as a physical injury, and he desires to help each and every one of his patients overcome their difficulties. He is a compassionate, understanding, and sensitive listener who is dedicated to finding solutions which will help patients live healthy, happy lives.
(502) 281-0323 View (502) 281-0323
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Kimberly Ann Marshall
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APN-BC, PMHNP-B, C
Verified Verified
Covington, KY 41018
ACCEPTING new patients!! We offer TELEMEDICINE appointments. Call or email to schedule your appointment. If you or a loved one are suffering from depression, anxiety or any other mental illness and need help, we are here for you. Our program offers a variety of services delivered with kindness and empathy.. We believe in positive behavioral health and improving your quality of life by evaluating, treating and managing a variety of mental health conditions. We offer individual counseling along with medication assisted treatment. The first step to recovery is to call for an appointment.
ACCEPTING new patients!! We offer TELEMEDICINE appointments. Call or email to schedule your appointment. If you or a loved one are suffering from depression, anxiety or any other mental illness and need help, we are here for you. Our program offers a variety of services delivered with kindness and empathy.. We believe in positive behavioral health and improving your quality of life by evaluating, treating and managing a variety of mental health conditions. We offer individual counseling along with medication assisted treatment. The first step to recovery is to call for an appointment.
(330) 768-7140 View (330) 768-7140
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Adam Mitchell
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified Verified
Covington, KY 41018  (Online Only)
I am a psychiatric NP who has worked independently and in Community Health. I am passionate about the care of my clients of all ages. I learned that passion while serving on active duty in the military when I got to help out a doctor in an aid clinic which led to me becoming a nurse. I have lived all over the country including northern Alaska. I love dogs and camp as much as I am able to. Currently, I live in the greater Louisville area with my wife and 2 daughters ages 8 and 14.
I am a psychiatric NP who has worked independently and in Community Health. I am passionate about the care of my clients of all ages. I learned that passion while serving on active duty in the military when I got to help out a doctor in an aid clinic which led to me becoming a nurse. I have lived all over the country including northern Alaska. I love dogs and camp as much as I am able to. Currently, I live in the greater Louisville area with my wife and 2 daughters ages 8 and 14.
(859) 762-6667 View (859) 762-6667
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Danielle Bass
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified Verified
Covington, KY 41018  (Online Only)
I am a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Kentucky who has been practicing since 2021. I have a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree from Walden University, and A BSN degree from Galen College of Nursing. I am currently working towards earning a Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) degree at Capella University.
I am a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Kentucky who has been practicing since 2021. I have a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree from Walden University, and A BSN degree from Galen College of Nursing. I am currently working towards earning a Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) degree at Capella University.
(502) 306-0293 View (502) 306-0293
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Arnold G Shapiro
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Fort Wright, KY 41011
I am a board-certified child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist. I've been in private practice in OH and KY for many years. My primary clinical focus is the treatment of ADHD, Mood Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety and Depression. My primary goal as a physician is to work with patients to establish and implement the treatment plan that best suits them and their families. I am proud to treat my patients who started as patients when they were children, who now also bring their children to me for treatment.
I am a board-certified child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist. I've been in private practice in OH and KY for many years. My primary clinical focus is the treatment of ADHD, Mood Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety and Depression. My primary goal as a physician is to work with patients to establish and implement the treatment plan that best suits them and their families. I am proud to treat my patients who started as patients when they were children, who now also bring their children to me for treatment.
(513) 450-8296 View (513) 450-8296
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Rachel Byrd
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, PMHNP, BC
Verified Verified
Covington, KY 41011
At CHNK Behavioral Health, we serve children, adolescents, adults, and families who have mental health barriers, need addiction treatment, or are exhibiting other behaviors that negatively impact their daily lives at home, in the classroom, or at work.
At CHNK Behavioral Health, we serve children, adolescents, adults, and families who have mental health barriers, need addiction treatment, or are exhibiting other behaviors that negatively impact their daily lives at home, in the classroom, or at work.
(859) 279-4106 View (859) 279-4106

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How can I find a psychiatrist in Fort Thomas?

The Psychology Today Directory enables you to search specifically for psychiatrists, using the drop down provider menu in the navigation bar, by city or zip code, or by the name of the psychiatrist. Search results provide detailed profiles of professionals, including their treatment approach and areas of expertise. In addition, listings provide important information about each psychiatrist’s credentials, fees, payment options, and insurance affiliations. Directory users can select psychiatrists who meet an array of personally-desired criteria, such as familiarity with a specific community or condition.

What is the difference between a psychiatrist and a psychologist?

Psychiatrists are medical specialists who focus on understanding, diagnosing, and treating diseases of the brain and disorders of the mind and behavior. As physicians, psychiatrists are trained to recognize the often-subtle biological causes of mental disorders and to monitor the effects of mental disturbances on physical conditions, such as heart disease. Psychologists are especially attuned to the influence of early experience on development and behavior, emotional and cognitive processes, the nature of personality, and social functioning. They are also trained to deploy an array of psychological tests—IQ tests, personality tests, behavioral assessments—to gauge a person’s functioning.

What is a psychiatric nurse practitioner?

A psychiatric nurse practitioner, also known as a mental health nurse practitioner, is a registered nurse who completes advanced training in psychiatric care, earning either a master’s or doctoral degree in psychiatric nursing, and in the U.S., passes a national certification exam. Like psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners are trained to assess, diagnose, and treat mental health conditions. In some locales, psychiatric nurse practitioners can offer the full range of psychiatric care, including prescribing and managing medication. In other places, they must work in collaboration with a physician.

Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed psychiatrist?

The Psychology Today directory lists providers who offer legitimate mental health services to the public, including psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and counselors. All psychiatrists listed in the directory have a valid license issued by the state(s) in which they practice and are certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Providers whose license or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Some individuals or organizations provide services for which their state or country does not offer licenses, such as pastoral counseling. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

Can a psychiatrist prescribe medication?

Psychiatrists are licensed medical doctors who are trained to recognize the many ways body processes affect the functioning of the brain and mind. As physicians, they can prescribe medication. Patients who are prescribed medications will typically need to continue to see a psychiatrist so that the effects of the medication can be monitored. For many psychiatric conditions, including common disorders such as anxiety and depression, the preferred treatment is combination therapy—medication accompanied by psychotherapy.

Do psychiatrists offer therapy?

Psychiatrists are generally trained in a number of treatment modalities, including psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy, and, increasingly, somatic therapies. Typically, psychiatrists make a diagnosis and determine a course of treatment based on chemical or biological factors, using lab tests, brain scans and physical and psychological evaluations. While psychotherapy may be used in the first session to aid in diagnosis, it is not typically utilized in subsequent visits. In fact, after the introductory session, most sessions with a psychiatrist may only be 15-20 minutes in length and are largely focused on medication management. Many psychiatrists who do not offer psychotherapy work collaboratively with psychologists and other mental health clinicians and can refer clients seeking talk therapy to those providers.

How do I know if I need a psychiatrist or a therapist?

It is not always easy to know which type of mental health practitioner to choose. Many people are unaware of the root of their mental or behavioral problem. One way many people learn which type of care is best for them is by seeing their primary care provider first. Depending on the nature and severity of the symptoms, the physician may review their medical history or perform medical tests to determine whether biological factors are involved before making a referral. It is not necessary for a person to know precisely what type of care they need in order to seek help. Many psychiatrists and psychologists refer clients to each other depending on client needs.

Do I need a referral to see a psychiatrist?

A referral to a psychiatrist is often not required. However, seeing your primary care physician first can be helpful and actually prove to be a shortcut to getting what you need. Your PCP may have a clear idea whether psychiatric help is needed and/or which kind of mental health care would be most beneficial and refer you to the right type of practitioner. For that reason alone, some psychiatrists require a referral. Further, many insurance plans require a referral from a PCP if they cover all of part of the cost of seeing a specialist; if, however, you are paying out of pocket, you may not need a referral. In any case, a referral may speed the process of securing an appointment with a psychiatrist, especially in areas where there is a shortage of mental health specialists and new patients face long waits for appointments.