Telepsychiatry for Highland Park, NJ

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Farah Asim Khan
Psychiatrist, MD
Specialized in children with ASD ( Autism spectrum disorder) ADHD and other behavioral problems. Learning how to treat children with behavioral problems has equipped me with a unique perspective and an invaluable tool with which I can provide the best care for my patients. A good psychiatrist not only needs to be competent and knowledgeable in the discipline, but also empathetic and sensitive towards patients. My training from New York Medical College and Robert Wood Johnson University hospital has enhanced my the ability and given me the experience to deal with diverse patient population ranging from children to adolescents and adults.
(908) 741-4589 
Highland Park, NJ 08904
Offers video visits

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Teletherapy Psychiatrists
Teletherapy and Online counseling have grown enormously as a medium for therapy since the advent of social distancing. Most therapists are happy to provide sessions by video or phone.

All professionals are licensed to provide video therapy to clients within the State in which they hold their license. Cross State licensing exists, but is rare.

So if you're a client in Highland Park, this list of teletherapists are licensed to provide therapy to you online (by phone, video or text based chat) because they are within your state. They are sorted nearest to furthest, with professionals in Highland Park listed first.

Teletherapy via phone or video can be very similar to conventional in person sessions. The message is the same, even if the medium is different. There are some advantages in the form of convenience, lack of travel and being in comfort of your own home. Set against those, professionals find it more difficult to read non-verbal signals of their clients, and you may find you yourself can be more easily distracted.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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