Telepsychiatry for Lawrence, MA

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Christina Zinna Meade
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, NP
My ideal client is motivated for change. They are ready to first look within themselves and articulate their symptoms and struggles. Then they are willing to work on their goals for wellness in conjunction with psychiatric medication to reduce their emotional pain and struggle. They accept that there will be bumps in the road to progress, and they will meet every challenge with the understanding that they will be supported every step of the way.
(978) 290-5907
Lawrence, MA 01843
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Americare Behavioral Health LLC
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, AGPCNP, PMHNP
Welcome to Americare behavioral health, an outpatient mental clinic approved by the Department of Mental Health . Your Health is in Good Hands. Americare behavioral health is devoted to improving mental health and comprehensive mental wellness of adults, adolescents and the pediatric population throughout Massachusetts.
(978) 310-0674
Lawrence, MA 01840
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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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