Jill Ruggiero
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, CNP, BC Verified
Amesbury, MA 01913
Offers video visits
I am a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner with over 10 years of experience. I conduct psychiatric evaluations, make diagnosis, and prescribe medications based on evidence based practices in medicine. I work with adults. I have experience with a broad spectrum of disorders including depression, anxiety, panic, bipolar disorder, psychosis, ADHD, and PTSD. I have practiced as a NP in a community mental health center for the past 10 years. I also worked in a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center for 5 + years and currently do Vivitrol maintenance therapy.
(351) 999-8394
Verified
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Amesbury, MA 01913
Offers video visits
I am a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner with over 10 years of experience. I conduct psychiatric evaluations, make diagnosis, and prescribe medications based on evidence based practices in medicine. I work with adults. I have experience with a broad spectrum of disorders including depression, anxiety, panic, bipolar disorder, psychosis, ADHD, and PTSD. I have practiced as a NP in a community mental health center for the past 10 years. I also worked in a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center for 5 + years and currently do Vivitrol maintenance therapy.
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Arches Psychiatric Services, PLLC
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP, MSW, LICSW Verified
Amesbury, MA 01913
Offers video visits
**Please be aware that currently I only have openings in the morning and early afternoon. ** I look forward to meeting you and developing a plan to assist you in moving forward in your journey toward hope and healing. I believe that developing a therapeutic alliance with my client is the most important part of my treatment.
(774) 238-8783
Verified
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Amesbury, MA 01913
Offers video visits
**Please be aware that currently I only have openings in the morning and early afternoon. ** I look forward to meeting you and developing a plan to assist you in moving forward in your journey toward hope and healing. I believe that developing a therapeutic alliance with my client is the most important part of my treatment.
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James G. Bouras, PMHNP
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP Verified
Office is near:
Amesbury, MA 01913
I primarily do medication management, but with up to 30 minute follow up appointments to avoid the rush feeling.
(978) 451-6270
Verified
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Office is near:
Amesbury, MA 01913
I primarily do medication management, but with up to 30 minute follow up appointments to avoid the rush feeling.
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Margery Walentuk
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, FMHNP, -BC, CARN-NP Verified
Office is near:
Amesbury, MA 01913
Offers video visits
I am a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with the unique combination of 14 years as a School Nurse as well as 20 years with a variety of inpatient and outpatient community based Mental Health clinics. This background allows me to support the child as well as the family and offer clients the opportunity for medication management in conjunction with psychiatric evaluations, collaboration with school personnel and psychotherapists, and appropriate referrals. This comprehensive approach delivers the opportunity to achieve the optimum health in all areas for children age 6 and older, adolescents and adults.
(978) 666-0326
Verified
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Office is near:
Amesbury, MA 01913
Offers video visits
I am a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with the unique combination of 14 years as a School Nurse as well as 20 years with a variety of inpatient and outpatient community based Mental Health clinics. This background allows me to support the child as well as the family and offer clients the opportunity for medication management in conjunction with psychiatric evaluations, collaboration with school personnel and psychotherapists, and appropriate referrals. This comprehensive approach delivers the opportunity to achieve the optimum health in all areas for children age 6 and older, adolescents and adults.

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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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