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"In therapy you can learn how to deal with the problems of life by seeing the patterns of one's thoughts and actions. These patterns have ruled your life and always bring you back to the same unresolved situations. Together we can REMAP the brain's negative thought process and bring resolution in a productive and healing manner. To learn how to treat yourself with love and kindness!"
Medication Management
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Medication Management
"In therapy you can learn how to deal with the problems of life by seeing the patterns of one's thoughts and actions. These patterns have ruled your life and always bring you back to the same unresolved situations. Together we can REMAP the brain's negative thought process and bring resolution in a productive and healing manner. To learn how to treat yourself with love and kindness!"
Lauren Hertwig, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MS, PMHNP-, BC
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Westhampton Beach, New York 11978
"I am a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner. I provide treatment to patients all across the lifespan including children, adolescents, adults, and the geriatric population with psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, diet, exercise, and alternative modalities of treatment. My focus is the overall well-being of my patients. I believe it is imperative to collaborate with other therapists and primary care providers to ensure the highest quality of healthcare for my patients."
Medication Management
(631) 483-2057
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Office is near:
Westhampton Beach, New York 11978
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Medication Management
"I am a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner. I provide treatment to patients all across the lifespan including children, adolescents, adults, and the geriatric population with psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, diet, exercise, and alternative modalities of treatment. My focus is the overall well-being of my patients. I believe it is imperative to collaborate with other therapists and primary care providers to ensure the highest quality of healthcare for my patients."

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If you're looking for medication management in 11978, these professionals provide 11978 medication management services. They include psychiatrists in 11978, psychiatric nurses in 11978, psychologists and therapists and can work with children or adults in managing medications or meds.

The professionals monitor the medications a client takes to confirm that they are complying with a regimen, while also ensuring they avoid harmful drug interactions and other complications. They help patients keep track of the medications used and may create lists describing medications and their dosages. These lists can be provided to patients to help them track their drugs and understand why various meds are being prescribed. 11978 Medication management may also include reminding patients about whether or not drugs need to be taken with food, and warning patients about potential side effects of medications such as fatigue, hunger, or altered level of consciousness. Antidepressants, psychiatric medications and psychotropics in 11978, must be prescribed by a doctor (MD) ,although the management of medication in 11978 can be handled by a broader group of professionals (e.g. 11978 psychiatric nurses and [ GEO] psychopharmacologists) appropriately licensed for their level of care.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 11978 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

11978 Psychiatrists differ from other mental health professionals in that they may prescribe medication or psychotropics. Psychiatrists may conduct physical examinations, order and interpret lab tests and brain image scans, such as CT scans, CAT Scans and MRIs.

Some psychiatric practitioners in 11978 specialize in age groups (so check for 11978 child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in 11978). Those who work with the elderly are called geriatric psychiatrists or geropsychiatrists.

Other related specialties include psychopharmacology (certain states license Psychopharmacologists), psychiatric genetics and neuroimaging.

Psychiatric nurse practitioners in 11978, or mental health nurse practitioners, perform many of the same functions as a psychiatrist. This includes diagnosing mental illness and prescribing medication. 11978 Psychiatric nurse practitioners also act as a therapist, helping patients with depression, anxiety and suicidal individuals, as well as other conditions that can be remedied with counseling.

Nurses monitor for side effects and responses to medical treatments and offer information on medications so that clients can make informed choices about their use.