Lifestance Health - Soonja Tyrrell, PMHNP
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, APRN, PMHNP, -BC Verified
San Antonio, TX 78229
Offers video visits
In addition to traditional treatment modalities, I incorporate medication management for maximum effectiveness and evidence-based results.
Struggling with stress? Excessive worry? Feeling down? Difficulty concentrating? Intrusive thoughts? Sleep problems? With experience in working with post-traumatic stress, survivors of domestic violence, active duty/veterans, blended families, diverse cultural/ethnic groups, addiction/recovery, and LGBTQ communities, I treat all ages and lifestyles. Evening appointments available! My telemedicine hours are 1-8 pm Tuesday thru Friday to accommodate clients who need late appointments.
(210) 614-8400
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San Antonio, TX 78229
Offers video visits
In addition to traditional treatment modalities, I incorporate medication management for maximum effectiveness and evidence-based results.
Struggling with stress? Excessive worry? Feeling down? Difficulty concentrating? Intrusive thoughts? Sleep problems? With experience in working with post-traumatic stress, survivors of domestic violence, active duty/veterans, blended families, diverse cultural/ethnic groups, addiction/recovery, and LGBTQ communities, I treat all ages and lifestyles. Evening appointments available! My telemedicine hours are 1-8 pm Tuesday thru Friday to accommodate clients who need late appointments.
Abena Apraku
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
San Antonio, TX 78205
Offers video visits
Dr. Apraku is welcoming new patients for video appointments. As a Board-certified M.D. psychiatrist, she specializes in providing psychiatric diagnostic assessments and treatment for anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, OCD and PTSD. As a well-rounded provider, her focus is on medication management (including for patients wishing to decrease reliance on medication) in combination with extensive psycho-education. Read more about her approach at apraku.com/services.
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San Antonio, TX 78205
Offers video visits
Dr. Apraku is welcoming new patients for video appointments. As a Board-certified M.D. psychiatrist, she specializes in providing psychiatric diagnostic assessments and treatment for anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, OCD and PTSD. As a well-rounded provider, her focus is on medication management (including for patients wishing to decrease reliance on medication) in combination with extensive psycho-education. Read more about her approach at apraku.com/services.
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Blue Skyes Health Psychiatry Group
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
San Antonio, TX 78229
Blue Skyes specializes on personalized medication management for school age children, ages from 5 to 18 years old.
We thrive on supporting our pediatric community and their families with an integrative care for children and their behavioral health. Specializing in treating conditions such as ADHD, depression, anxiety, anger, bipolar disorder and other behavior problems. We understand that when a child in the family is struggling the whole family struggles. We provide medication management for our patients and an open communication with the parents because we believe good communication with our patients makes for better treatment outcomes.
(210) 405-7504
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San Antonio, TX 78229
Blue Skyes specializes on personalized medication management for school age children, ages from 5 to 18 years old.
We thrive on supporting our pediatric community and their families with an integrative care for children and their behavioral health. Specializing in treating conditions such as ADHD, depression, anxiety, anger, bipolar disorder and other behavior problems. We understand that when a child in the family is struggling the whole family struggles. We provide medication management for our patients and an open communication with the parents because we believe good communication with our patients makes for better treatment outcomes.
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Our Family Experts, LLC
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
San Antonio, TX 78216
Offers video visits
Waitlist for new clients
Our Family Experts provides medication management and therapy throughout Texas. We believe everyone should have access to exceptional mental health care. We bring compassion and extensive experience and knowledge about the latest trends and treatments in therapy and psychiatric medications. Because we are entirely virtual, we can provide more flexibility to help you schedule and appointments usually within one week of calling. Our Ph.D. level therapist and psychiatrist have decades of combined experience in and number of mental health issues and working with a wide range of individuals.
(210) 756-3207
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San Antonio, TX 78216
Offers video visits
Waitlist for new clients
Our Family Experts provides medication management and therapy throughout Texas. We believe everyone should have access to exceptional mental health care. We bring compassion and extensive experience and knowledge about the latest trends and treatments in therapy and psychiatric medications. Because we are entirely virtual, we can provide more flexibility to help you schedule and appointments usually within one week of calling. Our Ph.D. level therapist and psychiatrist have decades of combined experience in and number of mental health issues and working with a wide range of individuals.
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Northridge Behavioral Health PLLC
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
San Antonio, TX 78229
Offers video visits
The treatment plan is individualized and includes laboratory investigations, medication management and psychotherapy.
Dr Ajufo is fully licensed in state of Texas and accepting NEW patients. She is experienced in working with a diverse population of motivated patients. She provides high quality, comprehensive, compassionate and patient focused care for patients 6yrs AND ABOVE Focusing on the whole person Dr Ajufo works with the patient to develop individualized treatment plans. Our clinic treats patients with Anxiety,ADHD, Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia, , Depression, Postpartum Depression, Panic disorder, Schizophrenia , Schizoaffective Disorder and Sleep Disorders ,
(210) 361-8427
Verified

San Antonio, TX 78229
Offers video visits
The treatment plan is individualized and includes laboratory investigations, medication management and psychotherapy.
Dr Ajufo is fully licensed in state of Texas and accepting NEW patients. She is experienced in working with a diverse population of motivated patients. She provides high quality, comprehensive, compassionate and patient focused care for patients 6yrs AND ABOVE Focusing on the whole person Dr Ajufo works with the patient to develop individualized treatment plans. Our clinic treats patients with Anxiety,ADHD, Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia, , Depression, Postpartum Depression, Panic disorder, Schizophrenia , Schizoaffective Disorder and Sleep Disorders ,
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Dr. Amanda Felix
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNP, AGNP Verified
Office is near:
San Antonio, TX 78206
Offers video visits
I treat various psychiatric conditions with medication management and brief psychotherapy.
*** ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS AGES 6 & ABOVE WITH A WAIT TIME OF 1 WEEK OR LESS *** Living with mental health conditions can be overwhelming. I understand all too well that the stigma of mental health can get in your way of seeking help. Even our own stigma may make us minimize or convince ourselves that everything is fine. But deciding to take charge of your mental health is an important decision to help you live a more fulfilling life.
(240) 698-2895
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Office is near:
San Antonio, TX 78206
Offers video visits
I treat various psychiatric conditions with medication management and brief psychotherapy.
*** ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS AGES 6 & ABOVE WITH A WAIT TIME OF 1 WEEK OR LESS *** Living with mental health conditions can be overwhelming. I understand all too well that the stigma of mental health can get in your way of seeking help. Even our own stigma may make us minimize or convince ourselves that everything is fine. But deciding to take charge of your mental health is an important decision to help you live a more fulfilling life.
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Paul R. Whitelock, M.D. & Associates
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Office is near:
San Antonio, TX 78204
Offers video visits
Our patients come first and always will at Paul R. Whitelock & Associates. With over 4 decades of psychiatric experience, we approach each patients’ care with expertise, respect and kindness. From young children to senior citizens, we provide personal and in-depth evaluation and expert medication management in a warm and friendly atmosphere.
(833) 415-0758
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Office is near:
San Antonio, TX 78204
Offers video visits
Our patients come first and always will at Paul R. Whitelock & Associates. With over 4 decades of psychiatric experience, we approach each patients’ care with expertise, respect and kindness. From young children to senior citizens, we provide personal and in-depth evaluation and expert medication management in a warm and friendly atmosphere.
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GraceLand Psychiatric and Neuromodulation Center
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
San Antonio, TX 78251
Offers video visits
Femi Popoola, MD is ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS! I am double board-certified in General Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. I love to listen actively while carefully conducting psychiatric evaluations and formulating treatment plans. The least that I can do to help you is to be a positive force in your life as it relates to empathy and the educational value of mental health treatment that you get from me. I offer medication management for all ranges of mental health challenges. My therapy add on are typically short, directed and supportive. My goal is to give you 100% satisfaction in caring for your mental health needs.
(210) 934-8107
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San Antonio, TX 78251
Offers video visits
Femi Popoola, MD is ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS! I am double board-certified in General Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. I love to listen actively while carefully conducting psychiatric evaluations and formulating treatment plans. The least that I can do to help you is to be a positive force in your life as it relates to empathy and the educational value of mental health treatment that you get from me. I offer medication management for all ranges of mental health challenges. My therapy add on are typically short, directed and supportive. My goal is to give you 100% satisfaction in caring for your mental health needs.
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Yajaira Yuri Paparone
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
San Antonio, TX 78256
Offers video visits
Available treatment includes psychotherapy and medication management.
***Weekend appts available*** Accepting new patients. Dr. Paparone strives to understand individuals and their symptoms within the context of their environment and relationships. She is skilled in addressing acute and chronic illnesses while maintaining a collaborative, warm and non judgmental stance. She is an expert in identifying the vestiges of early childhood trauma and works to identify, restore and maximize health.
(210) 934-1105
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San Antonio, TX 78256
Offers video visits
Available treatment includes psychotherapy and medication management.
***Weekend appts available*** Accepting new patients. Dr. Paparone strives to understand individuals and their symptoms within the context of their environment and relationships. She is skilled in addressing acute and chronic illnesses while maintaining a collaborative, warm and non judgmental stance. She is an expert in identifying the vestiges of early childhood trauma and works to identify, restore and maximize health.
Contigo Integrated Home Care
Psychiatric Nurse, MSN, PMHNP, CC Verified
San Antonio, TX 78248
Offers video visits
NOW ACCEPTING new virtual patients with same-week appointments. Your feelings of being all alone in a negative season that may be a result of anxiety, uncontrolled diabetes, infertility, depression, insomnia, unhealthy coping skills, and/or financial stressors can be discouraging. Fifty precent of most effective treatment for mental illness is therapy and mindset change. The other fifty percent of most individuals can benefit from a combination of therapy, life coaching, medication management and herbal supplements. If you have been suffering for a long time in a negative season, remember you are NOT Bound!
(210) 756-6246
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San Antonio, TX 78248
Offers video visits
NOW ACCEPTING new virtual patients with same-week appointments. Your feelings of being all alone in a negative season that may be a result of anxiety, uncontrolled diabetes, infertility, depression, insomnia, unhealthy coping skills, and/or financial stressors can be discouraging. Fifty precent of most effective treatment for mental illness is therapy and mindset change. The other fifty percent of most individuals can benefit from a combination of therapy, life coaching, medication management and herbal supplements. If you have been suffering for a long time in a negative season, remember you are NOT Bound!
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Ricardo Calderon
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, APRN, PMHNP Verified
San Antonio, TX 78213
Offers video visits
I specialize in the management of mental health disorders including: depression, anxiety, PTSD, mood disorder, insomnia, OCD, and ADHD. I treat clients using a patient-centered approach. Safe and effective care is achieved collaboratively between the patient and provider and that is what I strive for with all of my clients. I can assist you in fulfilling your mental health needs through psychiatric evaluation and medication management. Whether you've received treatment in the past or are seeking a mental health provider for the first time, I'll do my best to help you reach your goals effectively and safely.
(210) 541-8455
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San Antonio, TX 78213
Offers video visits
I specialize in the management of mental health disorders including: depression, anxiety, PTSD, mood disorder, insomnia, OCD, and ADHD. I treat clients using a patient-centered approach. Safe and effective care is achieved collaboratively between the patient and provider and that is what I strive for with all of my clients. I can assist you in fulfilling your mental health needs through psychiatric evaluation and medication management. Whether you've received treatment in the past or are seeking a mental health provider for the first time, I'll do my best to help you reach your goals effectively and safely.
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Susan Wynne
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
San Antonio, TX 78249
Offers video visits
I offer Psychiatric Evaluations, medication management and psychotherapy for children, adolescents and adults. I am a Past President of Texas Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Bexar County Psychiatric Society. Additionally, I am an Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
(210) 615-8900
Verified

San Antonio, TX 78249
Offers video visits
I offer Psychiatric Evaluations, medication management and psychotherapy for children, adolescents and adults. I am a Past President of Texas Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Bexar County Psychiatric Society. Additionally, I am an Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
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George Attobrah
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP Verified
San Antonio, TX 78215
Offers video visits
NOW OFFERING ONLINE APPOINTMENTS. I offer quality and affordable mental health care with immediate appointments available. I assess and offer a detailed diagnostic evaluations for all mental disorders, and provides treatment plans that include psychotropic medication management and psychotherapy services. You will have the direct access to personally talk to me on any issue. I specialize in treating anxiety, mood disorders, ADHD, and other mental disorders.
(833) 240-4614
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San Antonio, TX 78215
Offers video visits
NOW OFFERING ONLINE APPOINTMENTS. I offer quality and affordable mental health care with immediate appointments available. I assess and offer a detailed diagnostic evaluations for all mental disorders, and provides treatment plans that include psychotropic medication management and psychotherapy services. You will have the direct access to personally talk to me on any issue. I specialize in treating anxiety, mood disorders, ADHD, and other mental disorders.
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Nicholas J Bryant
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Office is near:
San Antonio, TX 78215
Offers video visits
Initial evaluation is 1 hour and follow up appointment are 30 minutes for medication management.
ONLINE APPOINTMENTS NOW AVAILABLE - LOCATED IN HOUSTON, TEXAS. Dr. Bryant is committed to providing quality mental health care for adults and children of all ages. He received his M.D. from University of Texas Health Science Center. He then completed his psychiatry residency at John Peter Smith and his child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine. Flourish Mental Health DOES NOT ACCEPT ANY INSURANCE PLANS. However, a receipt is provided that can be submitted to insurance companies for reimbursement.
(832) 358-3546
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Office is near:
San Antonio, TX 78215
Offers video visits
Initial evaluation is 1 hour and follow up appointment are 30 minutes for medication management.
ONLINE APPOINTMENTS NOW AVAILABLE - LOCATED IN HOUSTON, TEXAS. Dr. Bryant is committed to providing quality mental health care for adults and children of all ages. He received his M.D. from University of Texas Health Science Center. He then completed his psychiatry residency at John Peter Smith and his child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine. Flourish Mental Health DOES NOT ACCEPT ANY INSURANCE PLANS. However, a receipt is provided that can be submitted to insurance companies for reimbursement.
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Cynthia Hathaway
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, RN, PMHNP Verified
Office is near:
San Antonio, TX 78248
In addition to medication management, I believe in guiding you to live a life of optimal health and wellness.
I received my Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio in 2015 as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. I performed my undergraduate studies at both the University of Washington and Seattle University where I received my BSN from Seattle University in 1997. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner I practiced as an RN in both neonatal and pediatric intensive care as well as adult trauma. My multiple deployments as an Air Force Flight Nurse have given me a wide range of experience in caring for others who have endured significant physical and mental trauma.
(830) 423-5640
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Office is near:
San Antonio, TX 78248
In addition to medication management, I believe in guiding you to live a life of optimal health and wellness.
I received my Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio in 2015 as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. I performed my undergraduate studies at both the University of Washington and Seattle University where I received my BSN from Seattle University in 1997. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner I practiced as an RN in both neonatal and pediatric intensive care as well as adult trauma. My multiple deployments as an Air Force Flight Nurse have given me a wide range of experience in caring for others who have endured significant physical and mental trauma.
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Holistic Health and Psychiatry, PLLC
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN-RN, PMHNP, FNP-BC Verified
Office is near:
San Antonio, TX 78245
Offers video visits
NOW ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS WITH TELEHEALTH APPOINTMENTS. MULTIPLE OPTIONS ON APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE; AFTERNOONS, EVENINGS, WEEKDAYS AND WEEKENDS. Mental and emotional difficulties are real and can greatly limit our functioning. At Holistic health and psychiatry, we believe in a multidimensional approach in managing mental health. Our practitioners collaborate to offer therapeutic interventions including medication management and various therapy approaches to assist individuals with mental health difficulties.
(713) 993-7240
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Office is near:
San Antonio, TX 78245
Offers video visits
NOW ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS WITH TELEHEALTH APPOINTMENTS. MULTIPLE OPTIONS ON APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE; AFTERNOONS, EVENINGS, WEEKDAYS AND WEEKENDS. Mental and emotional difficulties are real and can greatly limit our functioning. At Holistic health and psychiatry, we believe in a multidimensional approach in managing mental health. Our practitioners collaborate to offer therapeutic interventions including medication management and various therapy approaches to assist individuals with mental health difficulties.
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Hatira Watts
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP Verified
Office is near:
San Antonio, TX 78206
Offers video visits
I perform psychiatric evaluations and provide medication management to my patients.
I am a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with training and experience in treating vulnerable populations across the lifespan. I received my Master's degree in Psychiatric Mental Health from UT Health Science Center. I have over 12 years of experience in mental health field with the last 6 years as a PMHNP working with children and adults. I am trained to provide advanced specialty care with dual emphasis on intervention through psychotherapy and psychopharmacology. I utilize evidence-based practice modalities while focusing on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental health disorders.
(361) 204-4683
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Office is near:
San Antonio, TX 78206
Offers video visits
I perform psychiatric evaluations and provide medication management to my patients.
I am a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with training and experience in treating vulnerable populations across the lifespan. I received my Master's degree in Psychiatric Mental Health from UT Health Science Center. I have over 12 years of experience in mental health field with the last 6 years as a PMHNP working with children and adults. I am trained to provide advanced specialty care with dual emphasis on intervention through psychotherapy and psychopharmacology. I utilize evidence-based practice modalities while focusing on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental health disorders.
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Bernadette Andrea Horton
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Verified
Office is near:
San Antonio, TX 78244
Offers video visits
We offer psychiatric evaluations, medication management, pre-op evaluations, and emotional support letters.
As a Psychiatric Mental health Nurse Practitioner, we are working hard and dedicating our lives to making the lives of others a priority. We work closely with clients to achieve mental wellness and a new beginning. No two people are the same and we treat patients according to their needs. We will provide treatment specifically for you with the utmost respect and trust. We will work as a team to get you the best outcome and treatment modality.
(210) 361-5015
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Office is near:
San Antonio, TX 78244
Offers video visits
We offer psychiatric evaluations, medication management, pre-op evaluations, and emotional support letters.
As a Psychiatric Mental health Nurse Practitioner, we are working hard and dedicating our lives to making the lives of others a priority. We work closely with clients to achieve mental wellness and a new beginning. No two people are the same and we treat patients according to their needs. We will provide treatment specifically for you with the utmost respect and trust. We will work as a team to get you the best outcome and treatment modality.
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Ashlee Matthews
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP Verified
Office is near:
San Antonio, TX 78205
Offers video visits
I will provide supportive therapy, medication management and outside referrals as needed.
Compassionate, culturally-competent psychiatric NP with experience in emergency and behavioral health nursing. I am committed to providing the highest standard of care by employing a patient-centered, holistic, evidence-based approach to mental wellness. I like to create a judgement-free zone for clients.
(254) 221-8972
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Office is near:
San Antonio, TX 78205
Offers video visits
I will provide supportive therapy, medication management and outside referrals as needed.
Compassionate, culturally-competent psychiatric NP with experience in emergency and behavioral health nursing. I am committed to providing the highest standard of care by employing a patient-centered, holistic, evidence-based approach to mental wellness. I like to create a judgement-free zone for clients.
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Patterns Psychiatry
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, APRN, PMHNP, BC Verified
Office is near:
San Antonio, TX 78251
Offers video visits
Our primary Psych NP has medication management experiences that has been well rounded through clinical and personal exposure; an exemplary Masters' level education from UTA.
NOW ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS! ONLINE VISITS AVAILABLE ACROSS TEXAS. The thought of being all alone in a negative cycle that may be a result of anxiety, trauma, depression, unhealthy coping skills, and/or environmental stressors can be daunting. The treatment for most mental illness is effective therapy. However, some need a little more than therapy. How would you know if you could benefit from medications? If you have been suffering for a long time in a limited and/or negative cycle, most likely your brain will need some help; the right psychotropic medication will help improve your symptoms.
(469) 415-1525
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Office is near:
San Antonio, TX 78251
Offers video visits
Our primary Psych NP has medication management experiences that has been well rounded through clinical and personal exposure; an exemplary Masters' level education from UTA.
NOW ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS! ONLINE VISITS AVAILABLE ACROSS TEXAS. The thought of being all alone in a negative cycle that may be a result of anxiety, trauma, depression, unhealthy coping skills, and/or environmental stressors can be daunting. The treatment for most mental illness is effective therapy. However, some need a little more than therapy. How would you know if you could benefit from medications? If you have been suffering for a long time in a limited and/or negative cycle, most likely your brain will need some help; the right psychotropic medication will help improve your symptoms.

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Medication Management Psychiatrists
If you're looking for medication management in San Antonio, these professionals provide San Antonio medication management services. They include psychiatrists in San Antonio, psychiatric nurses in San Antonio, 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. San Antonio 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 San Antonio, must be prescribed by a doctor (MD) ,although the management of medication in San Antonio can be handled by a broader group of professionals (e.g. San Antonio psychiatric nurses and psychopharmacologists) appropriately licensed for their level of care.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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