Abena Apraku
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
San Antonio, TX 78205
Offers video visits
Dr. Apraku is welcoming new patients for video appointments. As a Board-certified M.D. psychiatrist, she specializes in providing psychiatric diagnostic assessments and treatment for anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, OCD and PTSD. As a well-rounded provider, her focus is on medication management (including for patients wishing to decrease reliance on medication) in combination with extensive psycho-education. Read more about her approach at apraku.com/services.
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San Antonio, TX 78205
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Dr. Apraku is welcoming new patients for video appointments. As a Board-certified M.D. psychiatrist, she specializes in providing psychiatric diagnostic assessments and treatment for anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, OCD and PTSD. As a well-rounded provider, her focus is on medication management (including for patients wishing to decrease reliance on medication) in combination with extensive psycho-education. Read more about her approach at apraku.com/services.
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Cantera Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, MD, MBA Verified
San Antonio, TX 78228
Offers video visits
My mission is to provide a safe space for personal growth. As a board-certified psychiatrist, and an avid passion for both neuroscience and psychotherapy, I understand how the mind and body work together. We will discuss safe and evidence-based options for treatment, and you decide which of those options is right for you. I am comfortable treating any psychiatric condition, including major depressive disorder, OCD, generalized anxiety, bipolar, schizoaffective, schizophrenia, PTSD, and substance use disorders. I strongly support our LGBTQIA community. We are a safe haven.
(855) 948-0117
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San Antonio, TX 78228
Offers video visits
My mission is to provide a safe space for personal growth. As a board-certified psychiatrist, and an avid passion for both neuroscience and psychotherapy, I understand how the mind and body work together. We will discuss safe and evidence-based options for treatment, and you decide which of those options is right for you. I am comfortable treating any psychiatric condition, including major depressive disorder, OCD, generalized anxiety, bipolar, schizoaffective, schizophrenia, PTSD, and substance use disorders. I strongly support our LGBTQIA community. We are a safe haven.
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Nathan S Johnston
Psychiatrist, DO, MS Verified
San Antonio, TX 78257
Dr. Johnston specializes in the use of cutting edge evidence based treatments for depression, post traumatic stress disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, and other treatment-resistant disorders. If you have tried psychiatric medications and have not had success in treating your depression or anxieties, we may be able to help! Using treatments like Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (the only one in San Antonio), IV and IM Ketamine, and Inhaled Esketamine (Spravato), we have been able to help many in our community that had lost hope for getting better. We can even get insurance to help cover costs of some of our procedures.
(210) 762-4761
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San Antonio, TX 78257
Dr. Johnston specializes in the use of cutting edge evidence based treatments for depression, post traumatic stress disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, and other treatment-resistant disorders. If you have tried psychiatric medications and have not had success in treating your depression or anxieties, we may be able to help! Using treatments like Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (the only one in San Antonio), IV and IM Ketamine, and Inhaled Esketamine (Spravato), we have been able to help many in our community that had lost hope for getting better. We can even get insurance to help cover costs of some of our procedures.
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Ricardo Calderon
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, APRN, PMHNP Verified
San Antonio, TX 78213
Offers video visits
I specialize in the management of mental health disorders including: depression, anxiety, PTSD, mood disorder, insomnia, OCD, and ADHD. I treat clients using a patient-centered approach. Safe and effective care is achieved collaboratively between the patient and provider and that is what I strive for with all of my clients. I can assist you in fulfilling your mental health needs through psychiatric evaluation and medication management. Whether you've received treatment in the past or are seeking a mental health provider for the first time, I'll do my best to help you reach your goals effectively and safely.
(210) 541-8455
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San Antonio, TX 78213
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I specialize in the management of mental health disorders including: depression, anxiety, PTSD, mood disorder, insomnia, OCD, and ADHD. I treat clients using a patient-centered approach. Safe and effective care is achieved collaboratively between the patient and provider and that is what I strive for with all of my clients. I can assist you in fulfilling your mental health needs through psychiatric evaluation and medication management. Whether you've received treatment in the past or are seeking a mental health provider for the first time, I'll do my best to help you reach your goals effectively and safely.
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Holistic Health and Psychiatry, PLLC
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN-RN, PMHNP, FNP-BC Verified
Office is near:
San Antonio, TX 78245
Offers video visits
We specialize in managing a wide range of mental and emotional difficulties including anxiety, depression, attention deficit disorder, bipolar disorder, insomnia, obsessive-compulsive behaviors, post traumatic disorder, grief and eating disorder.
NOW ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS WITH TELEHEALTH APPOINTMENTS. MULTIPLE OPTIONS ON APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE; AFTERNOONS, EVENINGS, WEEKDAYS AND WEEKENDS. Mental and emotional difficulties are real and can greatly limit our functioning. At Holistic health and psychiatry, we believe in a multidimensional approach in managing mental health. Our practitioners collaborate to offer therapeutic interventions including medication management and various therapy approaches to assist individuals with mental health difficulties.
(713) 993-7240
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Office is near:
San Antonio, TX 78245
Offers video visits
We specialize in managing a wide range of mental and emotional difficulties including anxiety, depression, attention deficit disorder, bipolar disorder, insomnia, obsessive-compulsive behaviors, post traumatic disorder, grief and eating disorder.
NOW ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS WITH TELEHEALTH APPOINTMENTS. MULTIPLE OPTIONS ON APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE; AFTERNOONS, EVENINGS, WEEKDAYS AND WEEKENDS. Mental and emotional difficulties are real and can greatly limit our functioning. At Holistic health and psychiatry, we believe in a multidimensional approach in managing mental health. Our practitioners collaborate to offer therapeutic interventions including medication management and various therapy approaches to assist individuals with mental health difficulties.
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Hatira Watts
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP Verified
Office is near:
San Antonio, TX 78206
Offers video visits
My primary clinical focus is caring for clients age 6 and up with mental health disorders including but not limited to anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, OCD, ADHD, developmental disorders (including autism spectrum), and posttraumatic stress disorder.
I am a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with training and experience in treating vulnerable populations across the lifespan. I received my Master's degree in Psychiatric Mental Health from UT Health Science Center. I have over 12 years of experience in mental health field with the last 6 years as a PMHNP working with children and adults. I am trained to provide advanced specialty care with dual emphasis on intervention through psychotherapy and psychopharmacology. I utilize evidence-based practice modalities while focusing on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental health disorders.
(361) 204-4683
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Office is near:
San Antonio, TX 78206
Offers video visits
My primary clinical focus is caring for clients age 6 and up with mental health disorders including but not limited to anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, OCD, ADHD, developmental disorders (including autism spectrum), and posttraumatic stress disorder.
I am a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with training and experience in treating vulnerable populations across the lifespan. I received my Master's degree in Psychiatric Mental Health from UT Health Science Center. I have over 12 years of experience in mental health field with the last 6 years as a PMHNP working with children and adults. I am trained to provide advanced specialty care with dual emphasis on intervention through psychotherapy and psychopharmacology. I utilize evidence-based practice modalities while focusing on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental health disorders.
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Dr. Amanda Felix
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNP, AGNP Verified
Office is near:
San Antonio, TX 78206
Offers video visits
She specializes in treating various mental health conditions including mood disorders (depression, bipolar), anxiety disorders, ADHD, OCD, and psychotic disorder such as schizophrenia.
*** ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS AGES 6 & ABOVE WITH A WAIT TIME OF 1 WEEK OR LESS *** Living with mental health conditions can be overwhelming. I understand all too well that the stigma of mental health can get in your way of seeking help. Even our own stigma may make us minimize or convince ourselves that everything is fine. But deciding to take charge of your mental health is an important decision to help you live a more fulfilling life.
(240) 698-2895
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Office is near:
San Antonio, TX 78206
Offers video visits
She specializes in treating various mental health conditions including mood disorders (depression, bipolar), anxiety disorders, ADHD, OCD, and psychotic disorder such as schizophrenia.
*** ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS AGES 6 & ABOVE WITH A WAIT TIME OF 1 WEEK OR LESS *** Living with mental health conditions can be overwhelming. I understand all too well that the stigma of mental health can get in your way of seeking help. Even our own stigma may make us minimize or convince ourselves that everything is fine. But deciding to take charge of your mental health is an important decision to help you live a more fulfilling life.
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Bernadette Andrea Horton
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Verified
Office is near:
San Antonio, TX 78244
Offers video visits
We are proficient in treating those with Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar disorder, personality disorders, schizophrenia, PTSD, OCD, Panic Disorder, schizoaffective disorder and Autism.
As a Psychiatric Mental health Nurse Practitioner, we are working hard and dedicating our lives to making the lives of others a priority. We work closely with clients to achieve mental wellness and a new beginning. No two people are the same and we treat patients according to their needs. We will provide treatment specifically for you with the utmost respect and trust. We will work as a team to get you the best outcome and treatment modality.
(210) 361-5015
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Office is near:
San Antonio, TX 78244
Offers video visits
We are proficient in treating those with Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar disorder, personality disorders, schizophrenia, PTSD, OCD, Panic Disorder, schizoaffective disorder and Autism.
As a Psychiatric Mental health Nurse Practitioner, we are working hard and dedicating our lives to making the lives of others a priority. We work closely with clients to achieve mental wellness and a new beginning. No two people are the same and we treat patients according to their needs. We will provide treatment specifically for you with the utmost respect and trust. We will work as a team to get you the best outcome and treatment modality.
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ZIks Health Services
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNP, FNP-C Verified
Office is near:
San Antonio, TX 78214
Offers video visits
Njideka (NJ) Domrufus is a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Advance Practice Nurse (APN) with a dual board certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She is an experienced Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) with years of clinical experience in treating psychiatric disorders and specializes in treating major depression, substance use disorders, eating disorders, mood disorder, anxiety disorder, OCD, PTSD and ADHD.
(214) 692-2941
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Office is near:
San Antonio, TX 78214
Offers video visits
Njideka (NJ) Domrufus is a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Advance Practice Nurse (APN) with a dual board certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She is an experienced Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) with years of clinical experience in treating psychiatric disorders and specializes in treating major depression, substance use disorders, eating disorders, mood disorder, anxiety disorder, OCD, PTSD and ADHD.
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John Michael Adams
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
San Antonio, TX 78258
Our clinic will serve patients aged 4 years old through college age. The practice will serve families who deal with psychiatric concerns of mood, disruptive behaviors, and difficulties in learning and school performance. While the patient is always the primary focus of any treatment, the family as a whole will be supported and counseled in ways to best deal with the stressors they face.
(210) 879-8927
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San Antonio, TX 78258
Our clinic will serve patients aged 4 years old through college age. The practice will serve families who deal with psychiatric concerns of mood, disruptive behaviors, and difficulties in learning and school performance. While the patient is always the primary focus of any treatment, the family as a whole will be supported and counseled in ways to best deal with the stressors they face.
Elizabeth Ann Keller
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN-BC, LPC, MS Verified
San Antonio, TX 78240
Offers video visits
Hello, I'm Elizabeth Keller. I am a psychiatric nurse practitioner and psychotherapist and hypnotherapist. I am board certified as a nurse practitioner in Family Practice and Psychiatry. I am licensed as an LPC. And I am nationally certified as a hypnotherapist. I also teach self-hypnosis. I have been in private practice since 2010. I have been a nurse practitioner since 1983. I take a holistic approach and a wellness orientation with my clients. If you would like more details about my practice, my website is lifemotivationssa.com. My phone number (text only) 210.473.1619/email: lifemotivationssa@gmail.com
(210) 981-4873
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San Antonio, TX 78240
Offers video visits
Hello, I'm Elizabeth Keller. I am a psychiatric nurse practitioner and psychotherapist and hypnotherapist. I am board certified as a nurse practitioner in Family Practice and Psychiatry. I am licensed as an LPC. And I am nationally certified as a hypnotherapist. I also teach self-hypnosis. I have been in private practice since 2010. I have been a nurse practitioner since 1983. I take a holistic approach and a wellness orientation with my clients. If you would like more details about my practice, my website is lifemotivationssa.com. My phone number (text only) 210.473.1619/email: lifemotivationssa@gmail.com
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Zenith Psychiatry
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP Verified
San Antonio, TX 78229
Offers video visits
NOW ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS! Appointment within a week are available including AFTERNOONS, EVENINGS, WEEKDAYS AND WEEKENDS. At Zenith Psychiatry, we specialize in kids, Adolescent and Adult mental health. We provide Compassionate, Safe, and Evidence Based Care. We believe in a holistic approach to mental health which involves addressing your emotional, mental, physical and spiritual health needs. We will work with you to individualize your treatment plan and treat you in a Safe, Caring and non-judgmental matter
(210) 879-1066
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San Antonio, TX 78229
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NOW ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS! Appointment within a week are available including AFTERNOONS, EVENINGS, WEEKDAYS AND WEEKENDS. At Zenith Psychiatry, we specialize in kids, Adolescent and Adult mental health. We provide Compassionate, Safe, and Evidence Based Care. We believe in a holistic approach to mental health which involves addressing your emotional, mental, physical and spiritual health needs. We will work with you to individualize your treatment plan and treat you in a Safe, Caring and non-judgmental matter
Rhonda Devlin
Psychiatric Nurse, RN, FMP, BCBC, CLC, Lic Min Verified
San Antonio, TX 78254
Offers video visits
I completed the following degrees, licenses, & certifications to provide comprehensive care for clients: Registered Nurse, Functional Medicine Practitioner, Board-Certified Faith-Based Therapist, Psychology Graduate, Licensed Minister, & Certified Life/Wellness Coach. I am fundamentally motivated to lead others to overcome challenges & odds as I serve them by offering advice, information, treatment, & emotional support helping to make an impact that produces positive substantial changes in their lives. In addition, I utilize labs and licensed pharmaceutical-grade nutraceuticals to help my clients achieve better health.
(210) 796-2644
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San Antonio, TX 78254
Offers video visits
I completed the following degrees, licenses, & certifications to provide comprehensive care for clients: Registered Nurse, Functional Medicine Practitioner, Board-Certified Faith-Based Therapist, Psychology Graduate, Licensed Minister, & Certified Life/Wellness Coach. I am fundamentally motivated to lead others to overcome challenges & odds as I serve them by offering advice, information, treatment, & emotional support helping to make an impact that produces positive substantial changes in their lives. In addition, I utilize labs and licensed pharmaceutical-grade nutraceuticals to help my clients achieve better health.
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Northridge Behavioral Health PLLC
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
San Antonio, TX 78229
Offers video visits
Dr Ajufo is fully licensed in state of Texas and accepting NEW patients. She is experienced in working with a diverse population of motivated patients. She provides high quality, comprehensive, compassionate and patient focused care for patients 6yrs AND ABOVE Focusing on the whole person Dr Ajufo works with the patient to develop individualized treatment plans. Our clinic treats patients with Anxiety,ADHD, Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia, , Depression, Postpartum Depression, Panic disorder, Schizophrenia , Schizoaffective Disorder and Sleep Disorders ,
(210) 361-8427
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San Antonio, TX 78229
Offers video visits
Dr Ajufo is fully licensed in state of Texas and accepting NEW patients. She is experienced in working with a diverse population of motivated patients. She provides high quality, comprehensive, compassionate and patient focused care for patients 6yrs AND ABOVE Focusing on the whole person Dr Ajufo works with the patient to develop individualized treatment plans. Our clinic treats patients with Anxiety,ADHD, Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia, , Depression, Postpartum Depression, Panic disorder, Schizophrenia , Schizoaffective Disorder and Sleep Disorders ,
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Ted Edmund Williams
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
San Antonio, TX 78256
Waitlist for new clients
Dr. Williams is founder of Genesis Behavioral Health, and treats adults, children, and adolescents. He is also an adjunct assistant professor of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. In addition to medications and therapy, he believes that a person's growth in faith and relationship with God can be an important part of their healing, especially because many of life's struggles don't have easy answers. His approach to treatment is warm, non-judgmental, and professional, and he will talk about faith as much or as little as you like.
(210) 529-8186
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San Antonio, TX 78256
Waitlist for new clients
Dr. Williams is founder of Genesis Behavioral Health, and treats adults, children, and adolescents. He is also an adjunct assistant professor of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. In addition to medications and therapy, he believes that a person's growth in faith and relationship with God can be an important part of their healing, especially because many of life's struggles don't have easy answers. His approach to treatment is warm, non-judgmental, and professional, and he will talk about faith as much or as little as you like.
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Sigma Mental Health Urgent Care
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
San Antonio, TX 78258
Offers video visits
The mission of Sigma Mental Health Urgent Care is to improve the lives of people living with mental health disorders by providing immediate psychiatric and therapeutic services during moments of crisis as well as creating a continuity of care between our staff members and other mental health providers in the community. We also seek to provide brief psychiatric and counseling services to individuals who are currently without a mental health provider while they find a long-term practitioner who will meet their needs.
(210) 871-0188
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San Antonio, TX 78258
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The mission of Sigma Mental Health Urgent Care is to improve the lives of people living with mental health disorders by providing immediate psychiatric and therapeutic services during moments of crisis as well as creating a continuity of care between our staff members and other mental health providers in the community. We also seek to provide brief psychiatric and counseling services to individuals who are currently without a mental health provider while they find a long-term practitioner who will meet their needs.
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John T Pichot
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
San Antonio, TX 78209
Offers video visits
Dr. Pichot is located in Alamo Heights and is listed as a psychiatrist in San Antonio in the Best Doctors in America® database*. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas and is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology. Dr. Pichot specializes in individual psychotherapy with or without medications related to the treatment of anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and selected substance use disorders.
(210) 871-1169
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San Antonio, TX 78209
Offers video visits
Dr. Pichot is located in Alamo Heights and is listed as a psychiatrist in San Antonio in the Best Doctors in America® database*. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas and is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology. Dr. Pichot specializes in individual psychotherapy with or without medications related to the treatment of anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and selected substance use disorders.
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Alamo Premier Mental Health
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, FNP, APRN Verified
San Antonio, TX 78228
I am a compassionate dual board-certified Family and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner treating patients over lifespan, child, adolescent/teen, adult and geriatric. I like to meet you where you are. Each person has their own unique needs and background and, that is where I start. By using medications and non-med options, my patients have a variety of treatment modalities to choose from.
(210) 879-8450
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San Antonio, TX 78228
I am a compassionate dual board-certified Family and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner treating patients over lifespan, child, adolescent/teen, adult and geriatric. I like to meet you where you are. Each person has their own unique needs and background and, that is where I start. By using medications and non-med options, my patients have a variety of treatment modalities to choose from.
Oren Isaac Levin
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
San Antonio, TX 78230
Offers video visits
The treatment philosophy in my practice is focused on a comprehensive initial evaluation and then setting up realistic therapeutic goals to achieve in the treatment process. Clients will find a professional, caring, and an empathetic approach where their supports system and other health care providers, when appropriate, will be part of the treatment team in order to facilitate a better treatment outcome. This approach in my experience has a higher potential for a better outcome in reaching the therapeutic goals of healing and recovery.
(210) 879-8549
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San Antonio, TX 78230
Offers video visits
The treatment philosophy in my practice is focused on a comprehensive initial evaluation and then setting up realistic therapeutic goals to achieve in the treatment process. Clients will find a professional, caring, and an empathetic approach where their supports system and other health care providers, when appropriate, will be part of the treatment team in order to facilitate a better treatment outcome. This approach in my experience has a higher potential for a better outcome in reaching the therapeutic goals of healing and recovery.
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Susan Wynne
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
San Antonio, TX 78249
Offers video visits
I offer Psychiatric Evaluations, medication management and psychotherapy for children, adolescents and adults. I am a Past President of Texas Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Bexar County Psychiatric Society. Additionally, I am an Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
(210) 615-8900
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San Antonio, TX 78249
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I offer Psychiatric Evaluations, medication management and psychotherapy for children, adolescents and adults. I am a Past President of Texas Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Bexar County Psychiatric Society. Additionally, I am an Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

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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 San Antonio or for a San Antonio OCD psychiatrist ,these professionals provide OCD treatment and obsessive compulsive disorder treatment. They include OCD psychiatrists, OCD psychologists, OCD psychotherapists and OCD counselors in San Antonio. They can help with San Antonio 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 San Antonio or TTM or hair pulling in San Antonio or skin picking can be found from these psychiatrists.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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