Arches Psychiatric Services, PLLC
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP, MSW, LICSW Verified
Amesbury, MA 01913
Offers video visits
**Please be aware that currently I only have openings in the morning and early afternoon. ** I look forward to meeting you and developing a plan to assist you in moving forward in your journey toward hope and healing. I believe that developing a therapeutic alliance with my client is the most important part of my treatment.
(774) 238-8783
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Amesbury, MA 01913
Offers video visits
**Please be aware that currently I only have openings in the morning and early afternoon. ** I look forward to meeting you and developing a plan to assist you in moving forward in your journey toward hope and healing. I believe that developing a therapeutic alliance with my client is the most important part of my treatment.
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James G. Bouras, PMHNP
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP Verified
Office is near:
Amesbury, MA 01913
I primarily do medication management, but with up to 30 minute follow up appointments to avoid the rush feeling.
(978) 451-6270
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Office is near:
Amesbury, MA 01913
I primarily do medication management, but with up to 30 minute follow up appointments to avoid the rush feeling.
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Margery Walentuk
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, FMHNP, -BC, CARN-NP Verified
Office is near:
Amesbury, MA 01913
Offers video visits
I am a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with the unique combination of 14 years as a School Nurse as well as 20 years with a variety of inpatient and outpatient community based Mental Health clinics. This background allows me to support the child as well as the family and offer clients the opportunity for medication management in conjunction with psychiatric evaluations, collaboration with school personnel and psychotherapists, and appropriate referrals. This comprehensive approach delivers the opportunity to achieve the optimum health in all areas for children age 6 and older, adolescents and adults.
(978) 666-0326
Verified
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Office is near:
Amesbury, MA 01913
Offers video visits
I am a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with the unique combination of 14 years as a School Nurse as well as 20 years with a variety of inpatient and outpatient community based Mental Health clinics. This background allows me to support the child as well as the family and offer clients the opportunity for medication management in conjunction with psychiatric evaluations, collaboration with school personnel and psychotherapists, and appropriate referrals. This comprehensive approach delivers the opportunity to achieve the optimum health in all areas for children age 6 and older, adolescents and adults.

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Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD) Psychiatrists
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder in which people have unwanted and repeated thoughts, feelings, ideas, sensations (obsessions), or behaviors that make them feel driven to do something (compulsions). It affects children, kids, teens and adults. Often the person carries out the behaviors to get rid of the obsessive thoughts, but this only provides temporary relief. Not performing the obsessive rituals can cause great anxiety. A person's level of OCD can be anywhere from mild to severe, but if severe and left untreated, it can destroy a person's capacity to function at work, at school or even to lead a comfortable existence in the home.

If you're looking for help with OCD psychiatry in Amesbury or for an Amesbury OCD psychiatrist ,these professionals provide OCD treatment and obsessive compulsive disorder treatment. They include OCD psychiatrists, OCD psychologists, OCD psychotherapists and OCD counselors in Amesbury. They can help with Amesbury OCD counseling, OCD symptoms, OCD children, obsessive compulsive disorder, and OCPD.

Hair-pulling (trichotillomania) and skin picking (dematillomania), collectively referred to as Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors, are classified as OCD-related disorders. Treatment for trichotillomiania in Amesbury or TTM or hair pulling in Amesbury or skin picking can be found from these psychiatrists.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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