Luis Emilio Betancourt
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Monroe, NC 28112
Offers video visits
I specialize in child, adolescent and adult psychiatry. I provide comprehensive psychiatric and psychological diagnostic evaluations as well as evidenced and empirically-based psychotherapy & medication management treatment services for children, adolescents, adults and families. I have experience caring for Depressive, Bipolar, Autism spectrum, Anxiety, Substance abuse, Personality, Obsessive Compulsive, Tic, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation, Post Traumatic Stress and psychotic disorders. I also have experience and interest in the interface between religion-spirituality and psychiatry.
(980) 365-8429
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Monroe, NC 28112
Offers video visits
I specialize in child, adolescent and adult psychiatry. I provide comprehensive psychiatric and psychological diagnostic evaluations as well as evidenced and empirically-based psychotherapy & medication management treatment services for children, adolescents, adults and families. I have experience caring for Depressive, Bipolar, Autism spectrum, Anxiety, Substance abuse, Personality, Obsessive Compulsive, Tic, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation, Post Traumatic Stress and psychotic disorders. I also have experience and interest in the interface between religion-spirituality and psychiatry.
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Broadview Health, Sleep and Behavioral Center
Psychiatrist, MD, MPH, DABPN Verified
Monroe, NC 28112
Offers video visits
Dr Rasheed Onafuye holds dual Board certification in Sleep Medicine and Psychiatry. Helps patients with ADHD, Depression, Mood Disorders, Anxiety disorders, Bipolar disorders, PTSD, Sleep Apnea, Excessive snoring, Chronic fatigue, Daytime sleepiness, Narcolepsy, Restless legs syndrome, among others.
(704) 635-7418
Verified
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Monroe, NC 28112
Offers video visits
Dr Rasheed Onafuye holds dual Board certification in Sleep Medicine and Psychiatry. Helps patients with ADHD, Depression, Mood Disorders, Anxiety disorders, Bipolar disorders, PTSD, Sleep Apnea, Excessive snoring, Chronic fatigue, Daytime sleepiness, Narcolepsy, Restless legs syndrome, among others.

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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Monroe 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 Monroe 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 Monroe, 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. Monroe Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.
How to find the right Psychiatrist?

If you're finding it difficult to find the right psychiatrist in Monroe, don't worry--you're not alone. Psychiatrists are highly specialized professionals. They tend to be busy--appointments can be short (e.g. 15 mins.)--and so as a potential client you can sometimes feel lost or confused. Don't let this deter you.

Begin first by checking the psychiatrists listed here nearest to you. If they are limited in number, expand out your search geographically (Broaden your Search) and see who's available further afield. Use the links in the left nav bar to find the relevant insurance, if you intend to use your health insurance to pay for the provider.

If you're still finding it difficult to find a psychiatrist in Monroe, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in Monroe as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( Monroe). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.