Telepsychiatry for Pembroke, MA

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Swaminathan Thangaraj
Psychiatrist, DO
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Dr. Swaminathan Thangaraj is a double-board certified adult and child/adolescent psychiatrist from Pembroke, MA who works with children and adults. He provides care for patients who struggle with various mental disorders ranging depression and anxiety to autism. Dr. Thangaraj has extensive experience with adolescents and has been a board certified psychiatrist for 7 years. He studied at Johns Hopkins University where he completed a child and adolescent fellowship. Dr. Thangaraj also worked for McLean Hospital where he established a new adolescent inpatient unit that has been a crucial part of his practice and his patient’ success.
(339) 255-1723 
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Pembroke, MA 02359
Offers video visits
$500 Per Session
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Deborah Giambanco
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, MSN, PMHNP
Verified
Deborah is a board-certified nurse practitioner in psychiatry and newborn medicine with experience treating children, adolescents and adults. Her extensive experience will aid in clients’ ability to lead fulfilling lives and manage the daily struggles that can present without notice. She works together with clients to develop a treatment plan, with the hope of building individual coping strategies and minimizing distress.
(339) 217-8797 x2 
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Pembroke, MA 02359
Offers video visits

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Teletherapy Psychiatrists
Teletherapy and Online counseling have grown enormously as a medium for therapy since the advent of social distancing. Most therapists are happy to provide sessions by video or phone.

All professionals are licensed to provide video therapy to clients within the State in which they hold their license. Cross State licensing exists, but is rare.

So if you're a client in Pembroke, this list of teletherapists are licensed to provide therapy to you online (by phone, video or text based chat) because they are within your state. They are sorted nearest to furthest, with professionals in Pembroke listed first.

Teletherapy via phone or video can be very similar to conventional in person sessions. The message is the same, even if the medium is different. There are some advantages in the form of convenience, lack of travel and being in comfort of your own home. Set against those, professionals find it more difficult to read non-verbal signals of their clients, and you may find you yourself can be more easily distracted.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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