Psychiatric Nurse, FPMHNP
Verified by Psychology Today
Westhampton Beach, New York 11978
"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!"
Mood Disorders
(631) 689-2055
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Westhampton Beach, New York 11978
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Mood Disorders
"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
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
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."
Mood Disorders
(631) 483-2057
Verified
Office is near:
Westhampton Beach, New York 11978
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Mood Disorders
"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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Mood Disorders (Seasonal Affective, Post-Partum) Psychiatrists
Mood Disorder is a clinical term given to a group of diagnoses in the DSM IV guide where an imbalance in someone's mood (e.g. hyper or depressed) is the main underlying feature of their condition. Mood Disorder may also be referred to as Mood Affective Disorder. Two types of mood disorders (or mood affective disorders) are broadly recognized; there are depressive disorders, such as major depressive disorder (MDD), clinical depression or major depression. And bipolar disorder (BD), which used to be known as manic depression and is characterized by periods of mania or hypomania, interlaced with depressive episodes.

Seasonal Affective Mood Disorder or Seasonal Mood Disorder (SAD) is generally included within the former type/group as it's not characterized by hyper or manic moods.

If you're looking for help with mood disorders in Westhampton Beach or for a Westhampton Beach mood disorder Psychiatrist these professionals provide help for mood disorders. They include mood disorder Psychiatrists in Westhampton Beach, mood disorder psychologists, mood disorder psychotherapists and mood disorder counselors. They can help with counseling for mood disorders in Westhampton Beach (mood disorder counseling) and Westhampton Beach treatment for mood disorders.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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