Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
The process of healing is a collaborative effort. Your role is to share with me your concerns and what issues interfere with your or your child's daily life. Whether it be depression, anxiety or another mental heath topic, accurate identification and intervention is our goal. I offer you my expert training and experience to thoroughly assess and recommend the best course of treatment to consider. Working together we will navigate through the healing process for you to find a happy and satisfying quality of life.
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(415) 689-5616
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San Francisco, CA 94115
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The process of healing is a collaborative effort. Your role is to share with me your concerns and what issues interfere with your or your child's daily life. Whether it be depression, anxiety or another mental heath topic, accurate identification and intervention is our goal. I offer you my expert training and experience to thoroughly assess and recommend the best course of treatment to consider. Working together we will navigate through the healing process for you to find a happy and satisfying quality of life.
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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, RN, PMHNPBC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94122
Are you frustrated with clinicians not calling you back or whose costs are prohibitive? Have you been wondering if medications may be an appropriate treatment for your persistent mental health symptoms? My initial evaluations begin at $250 to help you establish the care you need. I will listen carefully and patiently to you and reflect not only your concerns, but also the strengths and motivations you bring to improving your mental health. I will work “with” you to develop a holistic assessment of your needs, suggest evidence-based treatments, and explain how these address the goals we establish collaboratively.
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(831) 226-7209
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San Francisco, CA 94122
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Are you frustrated with clinicians not calling you back or whose costs are prohibitive? Have you been wondering if medications may be an appropriate treatment for your persistent mental health symptoms? My initial evaluations begin at $250 to help you establish the care you need. I will listen carefully and patiently to you and reflect not only your concerns, but also the strengths and motivations you bring to improving your mental health. I will work “with” you to develop a holistic assessment of your needs, suggest evidence-based treatments, and explain how these address the goals we establish collaboratively.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94102
My style is warm, kind, and nonjudgmental. I work best with people who are curious and motivated to learn about themselves in order to grow. I primarily work in an open-ended psychotherapy frame with judicious use of medications when appropriate.
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(415) 801-3498
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San Francisco, CA 94102
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My style is warm, kind, and nonjudgmental. I work best with people who are curious and motivated to learn about themselves in order to grow. I primarily work in an open-ended psychotherapy frame with judicious use of medications when appropriate.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94118
Dr. Thomas G Letourneau, MD, brings kindness and clinical expertise to the treatment of a wide variety of conditions, including depression, anxiety, panic, bipolar disorders, relationship problems, and life transitions. He believes truly caring about his patients and showing them kindness and compassion is the first step in healing. He is an experienced psychopharmacologist who specializes in medication management. He stays on the cutting edge of the most current research and treatment methodologies in order to manage various psychiatric conditions in the most effective way possible.
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(628) 212-6840
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San Francisco, CA 94118
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Dr. Thomas G Letourneau, MD, brings kindness and clinical expertise to the treatment of a wide variety of conditions, including depression, anxiety, panic, bipolar disorders, relationship problems, and life transitions. He believes truly caring about his patients and showing them kindness and compassion is the first step in healing. He is an experienced psychopharmacologist who specializes in medication management. He stays on the cutting edge of the most current research and treatment methodologies in order to manage various psychiatric conditions in the most effective way possible.
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Psychiatrist, MD, MPH Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94102
I am a Harvard (MGH) trained psychiatrist, an engineer and a serial entrepreneur. As an integrative physician, I am ambidextrous in performing as a psychopharmacologist, an Ayurvedic healer, a therapist, and a mindful life coach. Together we collaborate closely to identify and remove obstacles to wellness, to reduce suffering, and to gain a personal understanding of the complex relationship between mental and physical health. Your personal preferences and strengths guide our approach. Quite simply, I approach problem solving and treatment planning differently.
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(415) 360-0856
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San Francisco, CA 94102
Male
I am a Harvard (MGH) trained psychiatrist, an engineer and a serial entrepreneur. As an integrative physician, I am ambidextrous in performing as a psychopharmacologist, an Ayurvedic healer, a therapist, and a mindful life coach. Together we collaborate closely to identify and remove obstacles to wellness, to reduce suffering, and to gain a personal understanding of the complex relationship between mental and physical health. Your personal preferences and strengths guide our approach. Quite simply, I approach problem solving and treatment planning differently.
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Psychiatrist, PhD, MD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94118
Stanley Terman's career focuses on empowering people to make informed decisions so they can successfully meet challenges in their lives with more pleasure, less suffering, and improved relationships. He helps couples and families in several ways. These include reducing the suffering of terminally ill patients and their loved ones, especially if they face huge challenges of Advanced Dementia and desire an "Ironclad Strategy" to compel others to honor their end-of-life wishes. In collaboration with clinicians, bioethicists, chaplains, and attorneys, he founded a non-profit organization, wrote three books, and created the patient decision aid, "My Way Cards."
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(415) 941-3483
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San Francisco, CA 94118
Male
Stanley Terman's career focuses on empowering people to make informed decisions so they can successfully meet challenges in their lives with more pleasure, less suffering, and improved relationships. He helps couples and families in several ways. These include reducing the suffering of terminally ill patients and their loved ones, especially if they face huge challenges of Advanced Dementia and desire an "Ironclad Strategy" to compel others to honor their end-of-life wishes. In collaboration with clinicians, bioethicists, chaplains, and attorneys, he founded a non-profit organization, wrote three books, and created the patient decision aid, "My Way Cards."
Psychiatrist, MD, EdD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94111
You are not alone! Let me help you, or a person you love, live joyfully and successfully with ADHD. At the Hallowell Centers in Boston MetroWest, New York City, Palo Alto, San Francisco & Seattle, we understand the struggles that accompany ADHD. We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD and cognitive and behavioral concerns for all ages. Since I have both ADHD & dyslexia, we understand these conditions from a personal as well as professional standpoint. Using my strength-based approach, we help you tap into those strengths, and minimize the struggles using effective and proven methods, both with and without medication.
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(978) 767-8628
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94111
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You are not alone! Let me help you, or a person you love, live joyfully and successfully with ADHD. At the Hallowell Centers in Boston MetroWest, New York City, Palo Alto, San Francisco & Seattle, we understand the struggles that accompany ADHD. We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD and cognitive and behavioral concerns for all ages. Since I have both ADHD & dyslexia, we understand these conditions from a personal as well as professional standpoint. Using my strength-based approach, we help you tap into those strengths, and minimize the struggles using effective and proven methods, both with and without medication.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94118
I am a Yale, UCLA and UCSF-trained addiction psychiatrist. I provide confidential, evidence-based treatment for mental health issues and addictions, including opioids, alcohol, cocaine, amphetamines, tobacco, cannabis, and behavioral addictions like internet, gaming, and gambling. These are NOT moral or character failings, but rather medical conditions that can affect anyone at any time, from any walk of life, with oftentimes serious personal, relational, and professional consequences. Though validated treatments exist, these are often underutilized due to medical providers’ discomfort, lack of education, and/or stigma.
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(628) 300-3719
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San Francisco, CA 94118
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I am a Yale, UCLA and UCSF-trained addiction psychiatrist. I provide confidential, evidence-based treatment for mental health issues and addictions, including opioids, alcohol, cocaine, amphetamines, tobacco, cannabis, and behavioral addictions like internet, gaming, and gambling. These are NOT moral or character failings, but rather medical conditions that can affect anyone at any time, from any walk of life, with oftentimes serious personal, relational, and professional consequences. Though validated treatments exist, these are often underutilized due to medical providers’ discomfort, lack of education, and/or stigma.
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94108
My area of focus includes Depression and Mood Disorders. I was first exposed to Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) in residency and see it as a powerful treatment that has few adverse effects and offers the possibility for recovery to individuals for whom medications have not been as helpful as hoped.
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(916) 794-9979
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San Francisco, CA 94108
Male
My area of focus includes Depression and Mood Disorders. I was first exposed to Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) in residency and see it as a powerful treatment that has few adverse effects and offers the possibility for recovery to individuals for whom medications have not been as helpful as hoped.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94118
I am a board-certified psychiatrist with a private practice in San Francisco. I completed medical training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill followed by psychiatry residency at UCSF. I have also received advanced psychotherapy training through the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis. I integrate a wide range of perspectives to provide individualized treatment to each patient.
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(415) 610-5420
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San Francisco, CA 94118
Male
I am a board-certified psychiatrist with a private practice in San Francisco. I completed medical training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill followed by psychiatry residency at UCSF. I have also received advanced psychotherapy training through the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis. I integrate a wide range of perspectives to provide individualized treatment to each patient.
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Psychiatrist, MD, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94118
I earned a Ph.D. in cognitive neuropsychology from UC Berkeley before attending medical school at UC San Francisco and later specializing in psychiatry at New York University. As a result, I have a thorough understanding of the neural pathways involved in emotions and cognition, how they develop, how they are regulated, and the relevant neurotransmitters. I have applied my training to develop a specific expertise in identifying and treating ADHD in adults. While neural pathways affect behavior, your mind doesn't exist in a vacuum. Your mind developed and operates under distinct circumstances.
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(415) 969-5443
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94118
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I earned a Ph.D. in cognitive neuropsychology from UC Berkeley before attending medical school at UC San Francisco and later specializing in psychiatry at New York University. As a result, I have a thorough understanding of the neural pathways involved in emotions and cognition, how they develop, how they are regulated, and the relevant neurotransmitters. I have applied my training to develop a specific expertise in identifying and treating ADHD in adults. While neural pathways affect behavior, your mind doesn't exist in a vacuum. Your mind developed and operates under distinct circumstances.
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Psychiatrist, DO Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94123
Jacob Moulds, D.O. completed his undergraduate education obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry. Dr. Moulds then moved to Mississippi where he attended William Carey University for a master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences, it was during this program that he became fascinated with the practice of medicine. Dr. Moulds attended William Carey University for medical school, graduating in 2016.
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(415) 675-1865
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San Francisco, CA 94123
Male
Jacob Moulds, D.O. completed his undergraduate education obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry. Dr. Moulds then moved to Mississippi where he attended William Carey University for a master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences, it was during this program that he became fascinated with the practice of medicine. Dr. Moulds attended William Carey University for medical school, graduating in 2016.
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Psychiatrist, MD, MBA Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94118
I am a Yale and UCSF-trained psychiatrist with board certifications in Adult, Adolescent and Child Psychiatry.
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(415) 969-5356
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San Francisco, CA 94118
Male
I am a Yale and UCSF-trained psychiatrist with board certifications in Adult, Adolescent and Child Psychiatry.
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Psychiatrist, DO Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94102
I am a board certified psychiatrist practicing as part of UCSF's faculty practice. My office is located in San Francisco and I can see patients who reside in California via telepsychiatry. I treat a broad range of mental health conditions, substance/behavioral addictions as well as more general issues related to identity, relationships and life transitions. Treatment can include both psychotherapy and medications.
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(347) 334-5417
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San Francisco, CA 94102
Male
I am a board certified psychiatrist practicing as part of UCSF's faculty practice. My office is located in San Francisco and I can see patients who reside in California via telepsychiatry. I treat a broad range of mental health conditions, substance/behavioral addictions as well as more general issues related to identity, relationships and life transitions. Treatment can include both psychotherapy and medications.
Psychiatrist, MD, MSc Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94108
I specialize in treating patients with anxiety or Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). I believe mental health is a vital aspect of any individual's well-being, and I work to have every patient with depression be as symptom-free as possible and enjoy life to the fullest. I find Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) to be an essential treatment modality as it allows me to work with my patients and tailor individual treatment modalities specific to their symptoms, and relieve their suffering from depression or another psychological disorder. I believe that TMS can be an instrument as an alternative or additive to medications.
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(415) 908-1726
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San Francisco, CA 94108
Male
I specialize in treating patients with anxiety or Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). I believe mental health is a vital aspect of any individual's well-being, and I work to have every patient with depression be as symptom-free as possible and enjoy life to the fullest. I find Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) to be an essential treatment modality as it allows me to work with my patients and tailor individual treatment modalities specific to their symptoms, and relieve their suffering from depression or another psychological disorder. I believe that TMS can be an instrument as an alternative or additive to medications.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94101
I Am a Nationally Recognised Speciaist in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Add/Adhd in Adults, Adolescents and Children as well as its frequently associated Comorbid Conditions such as Anxiety, Depression And Bipolar Disorder My Diagnostic initial Workup includes a thorough Battery of Diagnostic Inventories, A Face To Face Interview, and Administration of The QBT computer test, an FDA Approved Platform For Objective Adhd Diagnossi [see adhdmd.net for details
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(650) 437-9558
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94101
Male
I Am a Nationally Recognised Speciaist in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Add/Adhd in Adults, Adolescents and Children as well as its frequently associated Comorbid Conditions such as Anxiety, Depression And Bipolar Disorder My Diagnostic initial Workup includes a thorough Battery of Diagnostic Inventories, A Face To Face Interview, and Administration of The QBT computer test, an FDA Approved Platform For Objective Adhd Diagnossi [see adhdmd.net for details
Psychiatrist Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94123
Mental health conditions like anxiety and depression can feel overwhelming and confusing. Your treatment should make things better, not worse. I'm a psychiatrist with Prairie Health, and that's exactly what we aim to do. We tailor mental healthcare to you and your needs, by personalizing treatment, making care accessible and providing ongoing support. Once you sign up, we’ll send you a genetic test, which tells me how your body processes medication so I can write a prescription personalized to you during your first visit.
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(650) 800-5525
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94123
Male
Mental health conditions like anxiety and depression can feel overwhelming and confusing. Your treatment should make things better, not worse. I'm a psychiatrist with Prairie Health, and that's exactly what we aim to do. We tailor mental healthcare to you and your needs, by personalizing treatment, making care accessible and providing ongoing support. Once you sign up, we’ll send you a genetic test, which tells me how your body processes medication so I can write a prescription personalized to you during your first visit.
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Psychiatrist, MD, DFAPA Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
Experience, insight, integrity, depth, support. I specialize in understanding you and what's happening: your culture, current dilemmas, patterns, strengths, interests, relationships, life history, and visions of yourself and the world. Our work will be tailored to fit your individual needs, through therapy, medications, or both. I have advanced training and interest in depth work, including psychodynamic and mindfulness approaches. The goal is to help you cope with life, grow, enjoy fulfilling relationships, achieve your potential and develop resilience. Board Certified Distinguished Fellow of the APA, active writer, and member of Asian American committee of the Northern California Psychiatric Society.
Male
(415) 763-5921
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San Francisco, CA 94115
Male
Experience, insight, integrity, depth, support. I specialize in understanding you and what's happening: your culture, current dilemmas, patterns, strengths, interests, relationships, life history, and visions of yourself and the world. Our work will be tailored to fit your individual needs, through therapy, medications, or both. I have advanced training and interest in depth work, including psychodynamic and mindfulness approaches. The goal is to help you cope with life, grow, enjoy fulfilling relationships, achieve your potential and develop resilience. Board Certified Distinguished Fellow of the APA, active writer, and member of Asian American committee of the Northern California Psychiatric Society.
Psychiatrist, MD, DFAPA Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94102
I believe that caring and respectful relationships are the basis for any kind of healing. In my work with patients I view what we do together as a collaboration. You are the expert in yourself and your feelings. I bring to that collaboration the expertise from my academic experience and training as well as from the care of thousands of patients with similar problems. Together we create a treatment plan that will lead to a sustained recovery from a mood or anxiety disorder.
Male
(415) 419-8201
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San Francisco, CA 94102
Male
I believe that caring and respectful relationships are the basis for any kind of healing. In my work with patients I view what we do together as a collaboration. You are the expert in yourself and your feelings. I bring to that collaboration the expertise from my academic experience and training as well as from the care of thousands of patients with similar problems. Together we create a treatment plan that will lead to a sustained recovery from a mood or anxiety disorder.
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94117
I specialize in treating patients with OCD, Body Dysmorphia, Anxiety Disorders, and Treatment-Resistant Depression. I provide medication management, as well as Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), for my patients whose symptoms have not completely resolved with therapy and medication. I approach all my patient encounters from the perspective of providing treatment in the interest of getting people to connect with and move closer to their values, and I incorporate various disciplines including ACT, CBT, ERP, Mindfulness, and the latest evidence in pharmacology, neuroscience, and neuromodulation.
Male
(855) 976-4031
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San Francisco, CA 94117
Male
I specialize in treating patients with OCD, Body Dysmorphia, Anxiety Disorders, and Treatment-Resistant Depression. I provide medication management, as well as Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), for my patients whose symptoms have not completely resolved with therapy and medication. I approach all my patient encounters from the perspective of providing treatment in the interest of getting people to connect with and move closer to their values, and I incorporate various disciplines including ACT, CBT, ERP, Mindfulness, and the latest evidence in pharmacology, neuroscience, and neuromodulation.

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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

San Francisco 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 San Francisco has many sub specialties including pediatric psychiatry (so check for San Francisco child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in San Francisco). 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 (certain states license Psychopharmacologists), psychiatric genetics, neuroimaging, and clinical neurophysiology.

Psychiatric nurse practitioners in San Francisco, or mental health nurse practitioners, generally have a MS degree in nursing (MSN) and a number of years training to become certified. Psychiatric nurse practitioners are able to assess and diagnose mental health conditions and prescribe medication. San Francisco 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 the find the right psychiatrist in San Francisco, 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 San Francisco, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in San Francisco as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( San Francisco). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.

If you're looking for a specialist Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse in San Francisco, such as a child psychiatrist or adolescent psychiatrist, expand your search to generate a large pool of professionals and then select a specialty from the left nav bar.