Collaborative Care of Abington
Psychiatric Nurse, MSN, FPMH-NP, CRNP Verified
Office is near:
Elkins Park, PA 19027
Psychotherapy and psychiatric medication need to be addressed by someone you can trust in a supportive environment using evidence based practice. I take mental health treatment very seriously, and have founded a clinical practice based on holistic as well as traditional treatment modalities. As an Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, I do both psychotherapy and psychiatric prescribing, and offer a genetic assay test to guide prescriptive process. Owner of Collaborative Care of Abington, I refer to others in my group that complement your needs. We accept insurance, and collaborate with primary care providers and specialists to enhance a wellness plan.
(215) 995-5049
Verified

Office is near:
Elkins Park, PA 19027
Psychotherapy and psychiatric medication need to be addressed by someone you can trust in a supportive environment using evidence based practice. I take mental health treatment very seriously, and have founded a clinical practice based on holistic as well as traditional treatment modalities. As an Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, I do both psychotherapy and psychiatric prescribing, and offer a genetic assay test to guide prescriptive process. Owner of Collaborative Care of Abington, I refer to others in my group that complement your needs. We accept insurance, and collaborate with primary care providers and specialists to enhance a wellness plan.

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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Elkins 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 Elkins 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 Elkins 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. Elkins Park Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.
How to find the right Psychiatrist?

If you're finding it difficult to find the right psychiatrist in Elkins Park, don't worry--you're not alone. Psychiatrists are highly specialized professionals. They tend to be busy--appointments can be short (e.g. 15 mins.)--and so as a potential client you can sometimes feel lost or confused. Don't let this deter you.

Begin first by checking the psychiatrists listed here nearest to you. If they are limited in number, expand out your search geographically (Broaden your Search) and see who's available further afield. Use the links in the left nav bar to find the relevant insurance, if you intend to use your health insurance to pay for the provider.

If you're still finding it difficult to find a psychiatrist in Elkins Park, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in Elkins Park as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( Elkins Park). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.