Telepsychiatry for Massachusetts

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Ronald T Lee
Psychiatrist, MD, MS, BS
Verified
Have you tried everything except medications to help yourself, but still feel rudderless navigating this journey we call life? Reached a crossroads, expected or not, that you realized you were not prepared for, or needed help with, without any clear guidance on how to process your emotions, and/or difficulty maintaining your composure, or contrarily, found yourself with consistent difficulties controlling your impulses? Someone I could help might recognize such issues in themselves, not know where to turn, but above all else, be willing to engage, participate, and work towards becoming the best version of themselves possible!
Korean
(617) 295-7380 
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Boston, MA 02108
Offers video visits
Photo of Joonhee Cho, Psychiatrist in Massachusetts
Joonhee Cho
Psychiatrist
Verified
Many patients suffer for a prolonged period of time before arriving at the point of seeking help. I commend you on your resilience and insight, and look forward to working together towards healing and recovery. It is my top priority to create a welcoming and nonjudgmental therapeutic environment for you. Empathy, compassion and kindness are the core elements I strive to integrate into both pharmacotherapy (medication treatment) and psychotherapy (talk therapy).
Korean
(617) 749-2554 
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Boston, MA 02114
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 Massachusetts, 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 Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

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