Medication Management Psychiatrists in Weinland Park, Columbus, OH

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Anjuli Maharaj
Psychiatrist, DO
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Dr. Maharaj is welcoming new patients for video appointments. As a holistic provider, she integrates non-pharmacologic approaches in addition to medication in her psychiatric treatment. She has a particular interest in nutritional psychiatry. In addition, Dr. Maharaj has had focused training in various therapeutic modalities, including psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma-focused therapy, and motivational interviewing. She utilizes such therapeutic approaches in medication management appointments as well as dedicated therapy sessions.
 
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Weinland Park
Columbus, OH 43201
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Medication Management Psychiatrists
If you're looking for medication management in Weinland Park, Columbus, these professionals provide Weinland Park, Columbus medication management services. They include psychiatrists in Weinland Park, Columbus, psychiatric nurses in Weinland Park, Columbus, psychologists and therapists and can work with children or adults in managing medications or meds.

The professionals monitor the medications a client takes to confirm that they are complying with a regimen, while also ensuring they avoid harmful drug interactions and other complications. They help patients keep track of the medications used and may create lists describing medications and their dosages. These lists can be provided to patients to help them track their drugs and understand why various meds are being prescribed. Weinland Park, Columbus Medication management may also include reminding patients about whether or not drugs need to be taken with food, and warning patients about potential side effects of medications such as fatigue, hunger, or altered level of consciousness. Antidepressants, psychiatric medications and psychotropics in Weinland Park, Columbus, must be prescribed by a doctor (MD) ,although the management of medication in Weinland Park, Columbus can be handled by a broader group of professionals (e.g. Weinland Park, Columbus psychiatric nurses and psychopharmacologists) appropriately licensed for their level of care.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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