Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, ARNP, NPP, PMHNP-B
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98188
"I am a board-certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner licensed in Washington. I offer comprehensive psychiatric evaluation, diagnosis, and medication management. I also provide supportive psychotherapy in conjunction with prescribing medication."
Medication Management
Motivational Interviewing
Blue Shield
Female
(206) 203-1894
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98188
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Medication Management
Motivational Interviewing
Blue Shield
Female
"I am a board-certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner licensed in Washington. I offer comprehensive psychiatric evaluation, diagnosis, and medication management. I also provide supportive psychotherapy in conjunction with prescribing medication."
Psychiatric Wellness and Dementia Care, LLC, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PhD, PMHNP, ARNP, RN
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Seattle, Washington 98117
"NEW PATIENT OPENINGS - ONLY FOR FAMILY CAREGIVERS OF PEOPLE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA. Dementia/Geriatric Psychiatry, Wholistic Mental Health, Bredesen Protocol for Reversing Cognitive Decline Specialist. Dr. Sadak is a conservative prescriber and a therapist with over a decade experience in supporting people living with dementia and their families. She uses variety of therapeutic modalities to help older adults and their family caregivers in optimizing mood, achieving a peace of mind, maintaining cognition and improving quality of life (medications, psychotherapy, medicinal foods, hypnosis, biofeedback, neurofeedback). She was recognized by Seattle Met Magazine among the top specialists in geriatric psychiatry in 2017."
Medication Management
Motivational Interviewing
Blue Shield
Female
(206) 745-6309
Verified
Office is near:
Seattle, Washington 98117
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Medication Management
Motivational Interviewing
Blue Shield
Female
"NEW PATIENT OPENINGS - ONLY FOR FAMILY CAREGIVERS OF PEOPLE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA. Dementia/Geriatric Psychiatry, Wholistic Mental Health, Bredesen Protocol for Reversing Cognitive Decline Specialist. Dr. Sadak is a conservative prescriber and a therapist with over a decade experience in supporting people living with dementia and their families. She uses variety of therapeutic modalities to help older adults and their family caregivers in optimizing mood, achieving a peace of mind, maintaining cognition and improving quality of life (medications, psychotherapy, medicinal foods, hypnosis, biofeedback, neurofeedback). She was recognized by Seattle Met Magazine among the top specialists in geriatric psychiatry in 2017."
Amy Sharma, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, FNP-C, PMHNP
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98122
"I start with a full evaluation of your concerns, so that important issues are not overlooked. Every client is unique, and the plan of treatment is tailored to meet your individual needs. If it is determined that medication may be helpful in your treatment, I discuss the options with you so that you can make an informed decision and feel comfortable with the plan. I can also advise on management of circadian rhythm disorders, sleep hygiene, light therapy, genetic testing, and nutrition."
Medication Management
Motivational Interviewing
Blue Shield
Female
(206) 785-3812
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98122
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Medication Management
Motivational Interviewing
Blue Shield
Female
"I start with a full evaluation of your concerns, so that important issues are not overlooked. Every client is unique, and the plan of treatment is tailored to meet your individual needs. If it is determined that medication may be helpful in your treatment, I discuss the options with you so that you can make an informed decision and feel comfortable with the plan. I can also advise on management of circadian rhythm disorders, sleep hygiene, light therapy, genetic testing, and nutrition."
Jennifer M Schladweiler, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, ARNP, PMHNP, RN
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98115
"I am sited at the Mindful Therapy Group office in north Seattle. I'm a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. My focus is providing care for adults experiencing recovery from trauma, depression, bipolar disorder, psychotic disorders, addiction and anxiety disorders. I do not treat eating disorders, ADD/ADHD or pregnant or breastfeeding patients. The services I provide are purely clinical, and as thus, I am unable to handle L&I or disability claims, or any claims intended for various legal purposes, including emotional support animal letters, court-mandated and custody/parenting plan assessments. "
Medication Management
Motivational Interviewing
Blue Shield
Female
(206) 202-7007
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98115
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Medication Management
Motivational Interviewing
Blue Shield
Female
"I am sited at the Mindful Therapy Group office in north Seattle. I'm a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. My focus is providing care for adults experiencing recovery from trauma, depression, bipolar disorder, psychotic disorders, addiction and anxiety disorders. I do not treat eating disorders, ADD/ADHD or pregnant or breastfeeding patients. The services I provide are purely clinical, and as thus, I am unable to handle L&I or disability claims, or any claims intended for various legal purposes, including emotional support animal letters, court-mandated and custody/parenting plan assessments. "
Alsept Psychiatric PLLC, Psychiatric Nurse
Psychiatric Nurse, ARNP, MSN, RN
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98105
"My initial treatment focus is on symptom relief. Being a psychiatric nurse practitioner I am a psychotherapist and I can prescribe medication. Often people come to therapy wanting to gain insight into why they feel the way they do and wanting to change their lives but their feelings or addictions turn out to be so intense or problematic they get in the way of therapy and change. My patient and I may decide that medication will relieve their symptoms enough to make progress and actual change possible. I acknowledge the whole person medically, emotionally, sexually, socially, politically as the patient needs."
Medication Management
Motivational Interviewing
Blue Shield
Female
(206) 397-0383
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98105
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Medication Management
Motivational Interviewing
Blue Shield
Female
"My initial treatment focus is on symptom relief. Being a psychiatric nurse practitioner I am a psychotherapist and I can prescribe medication. Often people come to therapy wanting to gain insight into why they feel the way they do and wanting to change their lives but their feelings or addictions turn out to be so intense or problematic they get in the way of therapy and change. My patient and I may decide that medication will relieve their symptoms enough to make progress and actual change possible. I acknowledge the whole person medically, emotionally, sexually, socially, politically as the patient needs."
Claire A Tilley, Psychiatric Nurse
Psychiatric Nurse, DNP, ARNP, PMHNP
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98115
"I am a board certified Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), and earned my Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree from The University of Washington. The services I provide include comprehensive psychiatric diagnostic evaluations, evidence-based medication management, and supportive therapy. I am experienced in helping people with anxiety, depression, panic, bipolar disorders, psychotic symptoms, PTSD, memory impairment, and drug and alcohol use concerns. I appreciate the unique strengths and insights that all people develop through their life experiences."
Medication Management
Motivational Interviewing
Blue Shield
Female
(206) 489-2964
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98115
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Medication Management
Motivational Interviewing
Blue Shield
Female
"I am a board certified Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), and earned my Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree from The University of Washington. The services I provide include comprehensive psychiatric diagnostic evaluations, evidence-based medication management, and supportive therapy. I am experienced in helping people with anxiety, depression, panic, bipolar disorders, psychotic symptoms, PTSD, memory impairment, and drug and alcohol use concerns. I appreciate the unique strengths and insights that all people develop through their life experiences."
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Kathleen Sullivan, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Seattle, Washington 98105
"AFFORDABLE CARE FROM THE PRIVACY OF YOUR HOME: APRN board certified for mental health services specializing in medication management and therapy services, 13 years old through the life span. Licensed for practice in the states of CT, RI, Oregon, and Washington working in Telepsychiatry. I offer a unique opportunity for clients to be seen from the comfort and privacy of their home on a Hippa Compliant computer platform. Telepsychiatry is proven to help people reach expert providers, while protecting your personal information, family situation, and/or career. Telepsychiatry saves your personal time and reduces stress."
(860) 460-1211
Verified
Office is near:
Seattle, Washington 98105
"AFFORDABLE CARE FROM THE PRIVACY OF YOUR HOME: APRN board certified for mental health services specializing in medication management and therapy services, 13 years old through the life span. Licensed for practice in the states of CT, RI, Oregon, and Washington working in Telepsychiatry. I offer a unique opportunity for clients to be seen from the comfort and privacy of their home on a Hippa Compliant computer platform. Telepsychiatry is proven to help people reach expert providers, while protecting your personal information, family situation, and/or career. Telepsychiatry saves your personal time and reduces stress."
David G Zacharias, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, MPH
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98112
"I discovered a love for the humanities early in life due to the profound way in which they helped me to understand and appreciate the human condition. My interactions with patients tend to be relational and existentially-oriented, focusing heavily on personal growth and empowerment within a larger context of meaning and values. Some of my current interests include existential psychotherapy, professional/relational coaching, leadership/executive development, and the delivery of healthcare via digital telemedicine services. "
(206) 565-0232
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98112
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"I discovered a love for the humanities early in life due to the profound way in which they helped me to understand and appreciate the human condition. My interactions with patients tend to be relational and existentially-oriented, focusing heavily on personal growth and empowerment within a larger context of meaning and values. Some of my current interests include existential psychotherapy, professional/relational coaching, leadership/executive development, and the delivery of healthcare via digital telemedicine services. "
Jacquelin Joffray, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, PMHNP
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98104
"Believe you may suffer from depression, anxiety, or post traumatic stress disorder? Maybe something else you can't quite figure out? Having trouble taking time off of work to attend an appointment? Please let me help. My goal is to provide affordable, holistic care, while helping to put YOU back in charge of your mental health and well-being. "
(888) 909-6409
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98104
"Believe you may suffer from depression, anxiety, or post traumatic stress disorder? Maybe something else you can't quite figure out? Having trouble taking time off of work to attend an appointment? Please let me help. My goal is to provide affordable, holistic care, while helping to put YOU back in charge of your mental health and well-being. "
Kayse Budd, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98103
"⭐️Hello! I am a board-certified HOLISTIC psychiatrist (Duke, UMichMed, UAz) who's ALSO an artist, yoga + meditation instructor, Ayurvedic educator, professional astrologer, herbalist, & healer. I am on the medical staff of the Chopra Center in Carlsbad. I have an ONLINE practice for clients elsewhere in CA, WA, MI, CO. Patients can schedule in-person "Integrative Psychiatry Evaluations", "Ayurvedic Health Consults", or "Intuitive Astrology Sessions" w me directly thru the Chopra Center. ONLINE sessions can be booked thru my website. I created my unique "Mandala Medicine" to help patients open their hearts, find their paths, & SHINE!"
(808) 670-3390
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98103
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"⭐️Hello! I am a board-certified HOLISTIC psychiatrist (Duke, UMichMed, UAz) who's ALSO an artist, yoga + meditation instructor, Ayurvedic educator, professional astrologer, herbalist, & healer. I am on the medical staff of the Chopra Center in Carlsbad. I have an ONLINE practice for clients elsewhere in CA, WA, MI, CO. Patients can schedule in-person "Integrative Psychiatry Evaluations", "Ayurvedic Health Consults", or "Intuitive Astrology Sessions" w me directly thru the Chopra Center. ONLINE sessions can be booked thru my website. I created my unique "Mandala Medicine" to help patients open their hearts, find their paths, & SHINE!"
Rebecca Burson, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98119
"Are you experiencing TRANSITION, TRAUMA or LOSS or the challenges of a mental health disorder? My passion is to partner with you to GROW and reach your POTENTIAL. As a Board Certified PSYCHIATRIST (physician), I not only value wellness by optimizing options like therapy, exercise, sleep, nutrition and spirituality but have over a decade of training to safely and effectively prescribe medications when appropriate. My expert skill set and treatment approach effectively combine science, soul and your story so I can UNIQUELY work with you. I offer CONVENIENT appointments from the comfort of your home or work using telepsychiatry. "
(206) 309-6327
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98119
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"Are you experiencing TRANSITION, TRAUMA or LOSS or the challenges of a mental health disorder? My passion is to partner with you to GROW and reach your POTENTIAL. As a Board Certified PSYCHIATRIST (physician), I not only value wellness by optimizing options like therapy, exercise, sleep, nutrition and spirituality but have over a decade of training to safely and effectively prescribe medications when appropriate. My expert skill set and treatment approach effectively combine science, soul and your story so I can UNIQUELY work with you. I offer CONVENIENT appointments from the comfort of your home or work using telepsychiatry. "
Madeline Jacobs, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98122
"My name is Madeline Jacobs. I provide medication management and therapy services via video conferencing for adults 18+ anywhere in Oregon and Washington. I am trained in EMDR therapy, integrative/functional medication, and have worked closely with the LGBTQ+ population. My areas of specialization include: Transgender Psychiatry, LGBTQ+ Psychiatry, Addiction Recovery Psychiatry, Anxiety, Panic, and Agoraphobia, Post-Traumatic Stress and Related Disorders, EMDR Therapy. "
(323) 210-3339
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98122
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"My name is Madeline Jacobs. I provide medication management and therapy services via video conferencing for adults 18+ anywhere in Oregon and Washington. I am trained in EMDR therapy, integrative/functional medication, and have worked closely with the LGBTQ+ population. My areas of specialization include: Transgender Psychiatry, LGBTQ+ Psychiatry, Addiction Recovery Psychiatry, Anxiety, Panic, and Agoraphobia, Post-Traumatic Stress and Related Disorders, EMDR Therapy. "
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, ARNP, PMHNPBC
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98133
"I am a board certified Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) with prescriptive authority with specialty in Psychiatry. I conduct psychiatric evaluations, formulate diagnoses and prescribe evidence based-medication and supportive therapy for children, adolescents and adults. In particular, I have a specialized interest in the treatment of Autism, depression, anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, psychotic symptoms and ADHD. Through my experience I have come to conceptualize clients and their psychiatric issues as a complex union of biological, psychological, social, and spiritual factors. I aim to provide treatment that is patient-centered, supportive, collaborative, safe and non-judgmental."
(206) 693-4896
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98133
"I am a board certified Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) with prescriptive authority with specialty in Psychiatry. I conduct psychiatric evaluations, formulate diagnoses and prescribe evidence based-medication and supportive therapy for children, adolescents and adults. In particular, I have a specialized interest in the treatment of Autism, depression, anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, psychotic symptoms and ADHD. Through my experience I have come to conceptualize clients and their psychiatric issues as a complex union of biological, psychological, social, and spiritual factors. I aim to provide treatment that is patient-centered, supportive, collaborative, safe and non-judgmental."
Scot N Gibson, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98112
"I treat adults with general psychiatric and mental health issues, including some chemical dependency issues. I offer psychoanalysis, short-term and long-term psychotherapy, and medication management services. Please feel free to contact me to discuss setting up an appointment."
(206) 258-7561
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98112
"I treat adults with general psychiatric and mental health issues, including some chemical dependency issues. I offer psychoanalysis, short-term and long-term psychotherapy, and medication management services. Please feel free to contact me to discuss setting up an appointment."
Geoff Fong, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, RN, MS, ARNP, PMHNP
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98112
"I believe in collaborating with parents, family, and other mental health professionals to bring a team of support and care to my patients. I offer psychiatric consultations, psychiatric evaluations, and medication management. I treat patients of most ages, ranging from young children (4 and up) to adolescents and adults. **Please note, I do not treat addiction or substance abuse. To learn more about my treatment philosophy and determine if I would be a good fit for your needs, please visit my personal webpage. I usually have openings available within a week, much sooner than most other prescribers."
(206) 743-9366
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98112
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"I believe in collaborating with parents, family, and other mental health professionals to bring a team of support and care to my patients. I offer psychiatric consultations, psychiatric evaluations, and medication management. I treat patients of most ages, ranging from young children (4 and up) to adolescents and adults. **Please note, I do not treat addiction or substance abuse. To learn more about my treatment philosophy and determine if I would be a good fit for your needs, please visit my personal webpage. I usually have openings available within a week, much sooner than most other prescribers."
Jesse P McClelland, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, MPH
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98102
"I want to personally invite new clients to my psychiatry practice. I am a board-certified psychiatrist dedicated to providing innovative, insightful care to my clients. I enjoy collaborating with adult clients with mental health issues who are serious about taking control of their life's journey. I relate personally to you. I understand your struggles, having been diagnosed and treated for ADHD myself. Not surprisingly, my special emphasis in my practice is treating ADHD/ADD, as I believe I have a unique insight into the treatment and therapy that might work best."
(206) 966-4774
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98102
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"I want to personally invite new clients to my psychiatry practice. I am a board-certified psychiatrist dedicated to providing innovative, insightful care to my clients. I enjoy collaborating with adult clients with mental health issues who are serious about taking control of their life's journey. I relate personally to you. I understand your struggles, having been diagnosed and treated for ADHD myself. Not surprisingly, my special emphasis in my practice is treating ADHD/ADD, as I believe I have a unique insight into the treatment and therapy that might work best."
Joshua Bess, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98104
"Dr. Bess graduated from Swarthmore College and University of Michigan Medical School, completed residency at UM, including a year as a chief resident, then joined the psychiatry faculty at UM, working on the Inpatient, Consultation-Liaison and ECT teams. Interests include brain stimulation, pharmacology for treatment-resistant mood disorders and psychiatric illness complicated by medical problems."
(206) 966-6968
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98104
"Dr. Bess graduated from Swarthmore College and University of Michigan Medical School, completed residency at UM, including a year as a chief resident, then joined the psychiatry faculty at UM, working on the Inpatient, Consultation-Liaison and ECT teams. Interests include brain stimulation, pharmacology for treatment-resistant mood disorders and psychiatric illness complicated by medical problems."
Michael A Brooks, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, DO, JD
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98102
"Dr. Brooks joined Psychiatry Northwest after numerous clinical encounters with patients impressed upon him the magnitude of undiagnosed and untreated ADHD as well as the widespread misunderstanding of this treatable disorder. He found that many patients had been treated with limited success for anxiety or depression that was actually secondary to unrecognized ADHD. Dr. Brooks was also drawn by Psychiatry Northwest's desire to make Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation available to more patients for treatment of depression and other disorders."
(206) 207-9762
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98102
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"Dr. Brooks joined Psychiatry Northwest after numerous clinical encounters with patients impressed upon him the magnitude of undiagnosed and untreated ADHD as well as the widespread misunderstanding of this treatable disorder. He found that many patients had been treated with limited success for anxiety or depression that was actually secondary to unrecognized ADHD. Dr. Brooks was also drawn by Psychiatry Northwest's desire to make Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation available to more patients for treatment of depression and other disorders."
Annabelle Simpson, MD, PLLC, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98119
"Dr. Annabelle Simpson graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine and subsequently, completed a General Psychiatry residency at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Simpson further enhanced her expertise by engaging in the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Fellowship at University of Washington/ Seattle Children's Hospital. During her tenure at the Medical University of South Carolina and University of Washington/ Seattle Children's Hospital, Dr. Simpson conducted research, trained clinicians and published in the area of Cultural Psychiatry. She adheres to a clinical style inclusive of cultural identity i.e., ethnicity, sexuality, gender identity, spirituality, family."
(206) 866-2682
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98119
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"Dr. Annabelle Simpson graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine and subsequently, completed a General Psychiatry residency at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Simpson further enhanced her expertise by engaging in the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Fellowship at University of Washington/ Seattle Children's Hospital. During her tenure at the Medical University of South Carolina and University of Washington/ Seattle Children's Hospital, Dr. Simpson conducted research, trained clinicians and published in the area of Cultural Psychiatry. She adheres to a clinical style inclusive of cultural identity i.e., ethnicity, sexuality, gender identity, spirituality, family."
Kenneth Melman, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98104
"Dr. Melman graduated from University of Michigan, attended Washington University School of Medicine (St. Louis), and completed his psychiatry residency at UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute. Dr. Melman has practiced general psychiatry, ECT and TMS in Seattle for over 25 years, specializing in patients with treatment-resistant depression. He has served as Medical Director of Psychiatric Services at both Swedish and Providence Medical Centers."
(206) 966-6728
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98104
"Dr. Melman graduated from University of Michigan, attended Washington University School of Medicine (St. Louis), and completed his psychiatry residency at UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute. Dr. Melman has practiced general psychiatry, ECT and TMS in Seattle for over 25 years, specializing in patients with treatment-resistant depression. He has served as Medical Director of Psychiatric Services at both Swedish and Providence Medical Centers."

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

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Seattle 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 Seattle specialize in age groups (so check for Seattle child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Seattle). 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 Seattle, or mental health nurse practitioners, perform many of the same functions as a psychiatrist. This includes diagnosing mental illness and prescribing medication. Seattle 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.