Telepsychiatry for Massachusetts

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Assured Hope Community Health, LLC
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, BC
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We provide Therapy services by incorporating patient-centered care while implementing a multi-disciplinary approach. Patient-centered care enables you to be the immediate source for information on your values in any clinical decision. Our goal is to include the perspective of the patients in their care and clinical decision-making process. Our multi-disciplinary approach to care assists the client and clinician to integrate the diversity of clients’ and clinician’s values while merging and outreaching with a multi-disciplinary team of internal and external specializations to deliver the best results for you.
Structural Family Therapy
(978) 677-6354 
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Chelmsford, MA 01824
Offers video visits
$150 Per Session
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Ajay Marken
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
My goal is to help you better understand yourself, and through that understanding we can work to reach your goals. I am interested in working with anyone struggling with any mental health difficulties. I have experience treating people of all different backgrounds with a multitude of different issues that bring them to care, including depression, anxiety, OCD, ADHD, bipolar disorder, behavioral dysregulation, somatic disorders, and school avoidance (amongst many others). I take a holistic view of patients that incorporates the psychological, the biological, and the social factors that affect how you feel and how you function.
Structural Family Therapy
(646) 798-7837 
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Boston, MA 02114
Offers video visits
$450 Per Session

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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.