Gary Wharton
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN Verified
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Gary Wharton graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with a master’s degree in psychiatric nursing. Gary is board certified as an advanced practice psychiatric nurse through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. He has worked in the inpatient psychiatric setting for much of his nursing career, giving him a variety of experience with many psychiatric illnesses. Gary prides himself on his ability to listen while diligently pursuing the answers for effective medication management. He has special interests in Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders, Depression, and Anxiety Disorders. Gary is compassionate and understanding.
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(317) 401-8465
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Gary Wharton graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with a master’s degree in psychiatric nursing. Gary is board certified as an advanced practice psychiatric nurse through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. He has worked in the inpatient psychiatric setting for much of his nursing career, giving him a variety of experience with many psychiatric illnesses. Gary prides himself on his ability to listen while diligently pursuing the answers for effective medication management. He has special interests in Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders, Depression, and Anxiety Disorders. Gary is compassionate and understanding.
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Megan Jacobs
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, CPNP, PMHS Verified
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I believe you and your child are the most important part of my treatment plan. As a pediatric nurse practitioner with prescriptive privileges, my extensive experience has enhanced my ability to engage in compassionate, relatable interactions with children. I will develop a highly individualized plan of care tailored to the unique needs of your child. I will discuss medication options, expectations, and alternative treatments. I encourage open conversation between myself, you, and your child to promote shared decision-making and offer empowerment and courage to your child. I aspire to help your child discover and build upon his/her strengths.
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(317) 483-7765
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I believe you and your child are the most important part of my treatment plan. As a pediatric nurse practitioner with prescriptive privileges, my extensive experience has enhanced my ability to engage in compassionate, relatable interactions with children. I will develop a highly individualized plan of care tailored to the unique needs of your child. I will discuss medication options, expectations, and alternative treatments. I encourage open conversation between myself, you, and your child to promote shared decision-making and offer empowerment and courage to your child. I aspire to help your child discover and build upon his/her strengths.
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Tammy jo Coomer Bradford
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, CNS, APRN-BC, MSN Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Plainfield, IN 46168
Announcement: We are currently not accepting new patients, and limiting the amount of the current patient load. Sorry for any inconvenience that this causes anyone.
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(317) 983-5991
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Office is near:
Plainfield, IN 46168
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Announcement: We are currently not accepting new patients, and limiting the amount of the current patient load. Sorry for any inconvenience that this causes anyone.
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Michele Babin
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
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Dr. Babin has more than 20 years of clinical experience in private practice, academia, community mental health and the Veterans Administration, including both outpatient and inpatient settings. She graduated from Purdue University School of Engineering before completing medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine, where she completed her intern year. Dr. Babin then finished her residency in psychiatry at Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine, and also served as chief resident there. Dr. Babin sees adults with depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder, eating disorders & women's issues.
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(317) 576-3619
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Dr. Babin has more than 20 years of clinical experience in private practice, academia, community mental health and the Veterans Administration, including both outpatient and inpatient settings. She graduated from Purdue University School of Engineering before completing medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine, where she completed her intern year. Dr. Babin then finished her residency in psychiatry at Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine, and also served as chief resident there. Dr. Babin sees adults with depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder, eating disorders & women's issues.
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Amy Zinn
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, PMHNP Verified
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Amy Zinn is a graduate of Indiana University School of Nursing, where she received her master’s degree in nursing with a specialty in psychiatry/mental health. Certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, she has experience in behavioral health care settings throughout Indianapolis including inpatient geriatric psychiatry, outpatient substance use disorder treatment and community mental health. She sees adults ages 18 and older in general psychiatry, treating a wide range of mental health conditions including depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders and addictions.
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(317) 593-9489
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Amy Zinn is a graduate of Indiana University School of Nursing, where she received her master’s degree in nursing with a specialty in psychiatry/mental health. Certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, she has experience in behavioral health care settings throughout Indianapolis including inpatient geriatric psychiatry, outpatient substance use disorder treatment and community mental health. She sees adults ages 18 and older in general psychiatry, treating a wide range of mental health conditions including depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders and addictions.

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Are you looking for a Hendricks County Optum Psychiatrist? These Hendricks County Psychiatrists accept Optum insurance. They include Optum Psychiatrists in Hendricks County, Optum psychologists and Optum counseling. A Hendricks County Psychiatrist who accepts Optum, may be in network with Optum , or you can make a claim on your Optum insurance as an out of network Optum provider. OptumHealth provides health management solutions that address the physical, mental and financial needs of consumers and organizations.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Hendricks County 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 Hendricks County has many sub specialties including pediatric psychiatry (so check for Hendricks County child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Hendricks County). 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 (certain states license Psychopharmacologists), psychiatric genetics, neuroimaging, and clinical neurophysiology.

Psychiatric nurse practitioners in Hendricks County, or mental health nurse practitioners, generally have a MS degree in nursing (MSN) and a number of years training to become certified. Psychiatric nurse practitioners are able to assess and diagnose mental health conditions and prescribe medication. Hendricks County Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.