Psychiatrists in Brookline Village, MA

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Janet M Witte
Psychiatrist, MD, MPH
Verified
1 Endorsed
Brookline Village, MA 02447
People often come to treatment seeking relief and support. Many are curious about patterns in their lives, and want to develop a deeper, more useful understanding of how and why things are unfolding as they are. Some have ideas about changes they want to make; others feel stymied in their pursuit of a vibrant, creative life. Good therapy provides the opportunity to engage with these and other deeply personal concerns in an environment of warmth and trust.
People often come to treatment seeking relief and support. Many are curious about patterns in their lives, and want to develop a deeper, more useful understanding of how and why things are unfolding as they are. Some have ideas about changes they want to make; others feel stymied in their pursuit of a vibrant, creative life. Good therapy provides the opportunity to engage with these and other deeply personal concerns in an environment of warmth and trust.
(617) 663-8318 View (617) 663-8318
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Chike Nwankwo
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Brookline Village, MA 02447
Chiké Nwankwo, "Doctor Chiké," is a Harvard trained adult and child psychiatrist. He has worked on Beacon Street in private practice in Brookline since 2006. Dr. Chiké specializes in psychotherapy for both adults and children, but is also comfortable prescribing medications when it is necessary.
Chiké Nwankwo, "Doctor Chiké," is a Harvard trained adult and child psychiatrist. He has worked on Beacon Street in private practice in Brookline since 2006. Dr. Chiké specializes in psychotherapy for both adults and children, but is also comfortable prescribing medications when it is necessary.
(617) 941-4782 View (617) 941-4782
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Christine Boie
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, CNS
Verified
1 Endorsed
Brookline Village, MA 02447
I am a Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist with over 25 years of experience in the field of Mental Health. I currently work with adults providing individual, couple and group psychotherapy. I can prescribe medication, if necessary, as an adjunct to psychotherapy. I believe that psychotherapy can be healing and transformative. My theoretical grounding is psychodynamic and interpersonal. Keeping silent and shut down over the years can lead to a variety of painful issues - depression, anxiety, obsessions, physical ailments - which can often lead to difficulty functioning and conflicted relationships.
I am a Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist with over 25 years of experience in the field of Mental Health. I currently work with adults providing individual, couple and group psychotherapy. I can prescribe medication, if necessary, as an adjunct to psychotherapy. I believe that psychotherapy can be healing and transformative. My theoretical grounding is psychodynamic and interpersonal. Keeping silent and shut down over the years can lead to a variety of painful issues - depression, anxiety, obsessions, physical ailments - which can often lead to difficulty functioning and conflicted relationships.
(857) 320-3322 View (857) 320-3322
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Joy Dana Riskin
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Brookline Village, MA 02447  (Online Only)
I am a psychiatrist in private practice for over 20 years, treating patients by integrating psychotherapy, psychoanalysis and, when indicated psychopharmacology. As a physician, I am able to evaluate patients with symptoms which may be medical or psychiatric in origin, understanding the mind-body connection. I see a broad range of patients, some suffering from major mental illness to those healthy individuals seeking to learn more about themselves. A major focus of my private practice is working with college and graduate students. I see students as young as seniors in high school and consult to parents of college age students around the country.
I am a psychiatrist in private practice for over 20 years, treating patients by integrating psychotherapy, psychoanalysis and, when indicated psychopharmacology. As a physician, I am able to evaluate patients with symptoms which may be medical or psychiatric in origin, understanding the mind-body connection. I see a broad range of patients, some suffering from major mental illness to those healthy individuals seeking to learn more about themselves. A major focus of my private practice is working with college and graduate students. I see students as young as seniors in high school and consult to parents of college age students around the country.
(617) 934-8635 View (617) 934-8635

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Jennifer M. Gelda
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
1 Endorsed
Brookline, MA 02446  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
I am a Harvard-trained, board-certified psychiatrist with a broad range of clinical experience and a passion for psychotherapy. I provide warm and collaborative care for adults who are coping with personal or professional challenges, life transitions, or struggling to achieve satisfying relationships. I enjoy working with individuals who are highly motivated to invest in their mental health. I offer both psychotherapy and medication management for adults ages 18-65. Sessions are conducted virtually to accommodate busy working professionals, parents, and students. I am currently accepting new patients.
I am a Harvard-trained, board-certified psychiatrist with a broad range of clinical experience and a passion for psychotherapy. I provide warm and collaborative care for adults who are coping with personal or professional challenges, life transitions, or struggling to achieve satisfying relationships. I enjoy working with individuals who are highly motivated to invest in their mental health. I offer both psychotherapy and medication management for adults ages 18-65. Sessions are conducted virtually to accommodate busy working professionals, parents, and students. I am currently accepting new patients.
(781) 604-1495 View (781) 604-1495
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Brad Winter
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNPBC
Verified
2 Endorsed
Boston, MA 02116  (Online Only)
Brad Winter is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP-BC) in the state of Massachusetts. Brad’s goal as a psychiatric NP is to empower his clients to achieve their optimal mental wellness and quality of life. He believes in collaborating with his clients and their families to create individualized treatment plans that address their unique needs and preferences.
Brad Winter is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP-BC) in the state of Massachusetts. Brad’s goal as a psychiatric NP is to empower his clients to achieve their optimal mental wellness and quality of life. He believes in collaborating with his clients and their families to create individualized treatment plans that address their unique needs and preferences.
(617) 410-5268 View (617) 410-5268
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Yohanis Leonor Anglero Diaz
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
I am a Brown-trained and Harvard-affiliated psychiatrist who is interested in helping older teenagers and young adults manage and cope with transitions. I have experience working with patients with ADHD and with anxiety and adjustment disorders and can offer medication management in addition to supportive therapy.
I am a Brown-trained and Harvard-affiliated psychiatrist who is interested in helping older teenagers and young adults manage and cope with transitions. I have experience working with patients with ADHD and with anxiety and adjustment disorders and can offer medication management in addition to supportive therapy.
(617) 882-7349 View (617) 882-7349
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Serenity First / Kimberly Quinn, PMHNP
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP, FNP-C
Verified
Brookline, MA 02146  (Online Only)
Offering compassionate and comprehensive mental health care to individuals with a variety of mental health concerns. From medication management, to referrals within the health care system, every client is treated based on their individual needs and goals. Areas of particular interest include mood and anxiety disorders, and adult ADD.
Offering compassionate and comprehensive mental health care to individuals with a variety of mental health concerns. From medication management, to referrals within the health care system, every client is treated based on their individual needs and goals. Areas of particular interest include mood and anxiety disorders, and adult ADD.
(339) 233-4651 View (339) 233-4651
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Brian Boyle
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Brookline, MA 02446  (Online Only)
I provide psychiatric consultation, medication management, and therapy. I also have a background in therapeutic approaches including psychoanalysis, mentalization based treatment, dialectical behavioral therapy, and family therapy.
I provide psychiatric consultation, medication management, and therapy. I also have a background in therapeutic approaches including psychoanalysis, mentalization based treatment, dialectical behavioral therapy, and family therapy.
(857) 227-9205 View (857) 227-9205
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Ainat Koren
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PhD, DNP, PMHNP
Verified
Brookline, MA 02446
Are you feeling overwhelmed by sudden changes, transitions or challenging times? Are you dealing with depression,anxiety, sleep issues as a result? I offer in person and Tele Mental Health Services.
Are you feeling overwhelmed by sudden changes, transitions or challenging times? Are you dealing with depression,anxiety, sleep issues as a result? I offer in person and Tele Mental Health Services.
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Joshua Kriegel
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Brookline, MA 02446
Boston NeuroDynamics' mission is to support our patients with mental or neurological disorders from the initial diagnostic to the end of the intervention, offering them state of the art technology to evaluate and treat the brain with integrative modalities. Our psychiatric services include a variety of modalities that are indivdually tailored to you and provide the human treatment that every patient looks for in their recovery. We listen and care; our goal is to improve our patients quality of life.
Boston NeuroDynamics' mission is to support our patients with mental or neurological disorders from the initial diagnostic to the end of the intervention, offering them state of the art technology to evaluate and treat the brain with integrative modalities. Our psychiatric services include a variety of modalities that are indivdually tailored to you and provide the human treatment that every patient looks for in their recovery. We listen and care; our goal is to improve our patients quality of life.
(617) 766-1577 View (617) 766-1577
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Claudio O. Toppelberg
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
4 Endorsed
Boston, MA 02120
Dr. Toppelberg is an experienced, Harvard-trained child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist, usually working with ages 3-30. He evaluates and treats emotional/ behavioral difficulties including ADHD, depression, trauma, stress, anxiety, and selective mutism, and those preventing weight loss. He has focused on issues of performance at work, study and competitive sports. He regularly works with tour-level tennis players and other professional and student athletes. He is an expert in neurodevelopmental disabilities, as well as learning and language disabilities. He runs psychiatric services at an excellent school for children/adolescents with autism and other neurodevelopmental disabilities, the prestigious New England Center for Children.
Dr. Toppelberg is an experienced, Harvard-trained child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist, usually working with ages 3-30. He evaluates and treats emotional/ behavioral difficulties including ADHD, depression, trauma, stress, anxiety, and selective mutism, and those preventing weight loss. He has focused on issues of performance at work, study and competitive sports. He regularly works with tour-level tennis players and other professional and student athletes. He is an expert in neurodevelopmental disabilities, as well as learning and language disabilities. He runs psychiatric services at an excellent school for children/adolescents with autism and other neurodevelopmental disabilities, the prestigious New England Center for Children.
(617) 681-7184 View (617) 681-7184
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The College Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Brookline, MA 02445  (Online Only)
You're at college or university, have been stressing, and need help NOW! College isn't what you expected and you need some help. You've tried exercise and getting involved. Home feels far away. Your classes are more challenging than you thought they would be. Going to office hours hasn't helped. You want to get your work done well. You want to have confidence in what you chose as your major. Building lasting friendships has been a goal. You want to make sure your medications are helping and not getting in the way of having fun. You want to feel good! We are licensed in CA, CO, CT, DC, GA, IL, MA, MD, NY, OH, OK, PA, TX, VA.
You're at college or university, have been stressing, and need help NOW! College isn't what you expected and you need some help. You've tried exercise and getting involved. Home feels far away. Your classes are more challenging than you thought they would be. Going to office hours hasn't helped. You want to get your work done well. You want to have confidence in what you chose as your major. Building lasting friendships has been a goal. You want to make sure your medications are helping and not getting in the way of having fun. You want to feel good! We are licensed in CA, CO, CT, DC, GA, IL, MA, MD, NY, OH, OK, PA, TX, VA.
(341) 888-7293 View (341) 888-7293
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Anthony Marfeo
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Brookline, MA 02446  (Online Only)
I am experienced in treating a wide range of motivated adult patients. I graduated Yale Medical School in 2010, completed four years of psychiatry training in 2014 at the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training program, and am board-certified in psychiatry. I’ve also spent several years pursuing advanced training in insight-oriented psychodynamic therapy. My approach to mental health is comprehensive, taking into account the entire multidimensional person and the context of their lives.
I am experienced in treating a wide range of motivated adult patients. I graduated Yale Medical School in 2010, completed four years of psychiatry training in 2014 at the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training program, and am board-certified in psychiatry. I’ve also spent several years pursuing advanced training in insight-oriented psychodynamic therapy. My approach to mental health is comprehensive, taking into account the entire multidimensional person and the context of their lives.
(617) 804-5133 View (617) 804-5133
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Byron Smith
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
1 Endorsed
Brookline, MA 02446  (Online Only)
Sentio Ergo Sum. I Feel, Therefor I Am - I provide individualized psychiatric treatment with a logical, scientific, common sense approach.
Sentio Ergo Sum. I Feel, Therefor I Am - I provide individualized psychiatric treatment with a logical, scientific, common sense approach.
(774) 515-4922 View (774) 515-4922
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Connie Diep
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified
2 Endorsed
Brookline, MA 02446
Accepting New Patients! Fill out the intake form on the website to become a new patient. Change can be challenging for most of us and striving for better mental health is rarely a passive act. I believe positive change and improvement can be achieved when clients are open, honest, and curious about themselves and who are active participants in their health.
Accepting New Patients! Fill out the intake form on the website to become a new patient. Change can be challenging for most of us and striving for better mental health is rarely a passive act. I believe positive change and improvement can be achieved when clients are open, honest, and curious about themselves and who are active participants in their health.
(617) 383-7839 View (617) 383-7839
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Kelly Krcmarik
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Boston, MA 02116  (Online Only)
Accepting new patients for virtual appointments. - Your and your family’s mental health is a priority, but you haven’t found the help you need. You’re working so hard, but you feel like you're spinning your wheels and you’re exhausted. Or maybe it’s about your child and you can’t help but wonder if the worries, fears, and irritability are affecting their friendships, academics, and goals. You’re ready for a change. You want a doctor who is going to work with you on a personalized plan for your unique needs. You want a doctor who brings a flexible, attentive, and well-rounded approach to treatment. We can help.
Accepting new patients for virtual appointments. - Your and your family’s mental health is a priority, but you haven’t found the help you need. You’re working so hard, but you feel like you're spinning your wheels and you’re exhausted. Or maybe it’s about your child and you can’t help but wonder if the worries, fears, and irritability are affecting their friendships, academics, and goals. You’re ready for a change. You want a doctor who is going to work with you on a personalized plan for your unique needs. You want a doctor who brings a flexible, attentive, and well-rounded approach to treatment. We can help.
(857) 425-1787 View (857) 425-1787
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Danielle Walker
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, MSN
Verified
Brookline, MA 02446
Many clients have tried numerous antidepressants and adjunct medications for depression with minimal relief or eventually, the medications stop working. If you feel like you have tried so many options then esketamine (Spravato) or ketamine may be right for you.
Many clients have tried numerous antidepressants and adjunct medications for depression with minimal relief or eventually, the medications stop working. If you feel like you have tried so many options then esketamine (Spravato) or ketamine may be right for you.
(857) 382-3861 View (857) 382-3861
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Susan Rako MD
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Brookline, MA 02446
If you need help to gain or regain a good enough balance and a way to find happiness in your life, I have decades of valuable experience. I am known as a "psychiatrist's psychiatrist," a true healer, and one who is gifted at working with "challenging" situations" -- both individual and couples. Therapy is my specialty, and I evaluate and prescribe medication only for patients I treat in therapy when it is truly indicated. I particularly enjoy working with individuals who are more interested in developing their own capacities than in complaining about the inadequacy of what they find outside themselves in the world and in other people. I do not provide "medication management" if that is a primary reason for consultation. Author of : "That's How the Light Gets In: Memoir of a Psychiatrist" (published by Random House) and "Semrad: The Heart of a Therapist" (see www.susanrako.com) My blog, "More Light" can also be found on my website.
If you need help to gain or regain a good enough balance and a way to find happiness in your life, I have decades of valuable experience. I am known as a "psychiatrist's psychiatrist," a true healer, and one who is gifted at working with "challenging" situations" -- both individual and couples. Therapy is my specialty, and I evaluate and prescribe medication only for patients I treat in therapy when it is truly indicated. I particularly enjoy working with individuals who are more interested in developing their own capacities than in complaining about the inadequacy of what they find outside themselves in the world and in other people. I do not provide "medication management" if that is a primary reason for consultation. Author of : "That's How the Light Gets In: Memoir of a Psychiatrist" (published by Random House) and "Semrad: The Heart of a Therapist" (see www.susanrako.com) My blog, "More Light" can also be found on my website.
(617) 964-4241 View (617) 964-4241
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Ashley Keane-Ames
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, CNP
Verified
Brookline, MA 02445
Ashley Keane-Ames is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Massachusetts who has been practicing since 2016. Ashley focuses on building lasting relationships with clients and creating an environment where clients feel comfortable asking questions about their treatment plans and medications. She encourages all clients to be active participants in their mental health treatment and care as a way to build independence, confidence, and trust with their entire clinical team. Through rapport building, consistency, and knowledgeable insights, Ashley uplifts clients to be active participants in their mental wellness.
Ashley Keane-Ames is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Massachusetts who has been practicing since 2016. Ashley focuses on building lasting relationships with clients and creating an environment where clients feel comfortable asking questions about their treatment plans and medications. She encourages all clients to be active participants in their mental health treatment and care as a way to build independence, confidence, and trust with their entire clinical team. Through rapport building, consistency, and knowledgeable insights, Ashley uplifts clients to be active participants in their mental wellness.
(617) 405-8906 View (617) 405-8906

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Number of Psychiatrists in Brookline Village, MA

< 10

Psychiatrists in Brookline Village, MA who prioritize treating:

75% Depression
75% Anxiety
75% Trauma and PTSD
75% Sleep or Insomnia
75% Self Esteem
75% Life Transitions
50% Relationship Issues

Average years in practice

18 Years

Gender breakdown

75% Female
25% Male

How Psychiatrists in Brookline Village, MA see their clients

75% In Person and Online
25% Online Only

FAQs - About Psychiatrists and Psychiatric Nurses

How can I find a psychiatrist in Brookline Village?

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.