Psychiatrists in Kennett Square, PA

Photo of Ciara Lynch Levine, Psychiatric Nurse in Kennett Square, PA
Ciara Lynch Levine
Psychiatric Nurse, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-
Do you feel "stuck"? Overwhelmed? Struggling with your inner critic? In a major life change? I can help. I offer an atmosphere of support so that together we can work to alleviate distress and make lasting changes. We will have the opportunity to make positive and healthy improvements to your life. My professional and personal journey have led me to be compassionate, direct and goal oriented with my clients. My approach is interactive, utilizing EMDR therapy as well as the theories of cognitive behavioral therapy and family systems therapy.
(279) 202-9383 
Office is near:
Kennett Square, PA 19348
Offers video visits
Photo of Catherine L Doty, Psychiatric Nurse in Kennett Square, PA
Catherine L Doty
Psychiatric Nurse, APRN-BC, PMHCNS
I am a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner. I specialize in the treatment of children and adolescents and adults. I have 10 years of experience treating patients with bipolar disorder, depression, schizophrenia, anxiety, ADHD and autistic spectrum disorders.
(302) 449-9138 
Office is near:
Kennett Square, PA 19348
Photo of Heather John, Psychiatrist in Kennett Square, PA
Heather John
Psychiatrist, MD, PhD
In this Chester County & Wilmington practice, Dr. Heather John, MD, works with adults (18 or older) with a variety of mental health difficulties, including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, interpersonal issues, & sleep issues. For more details, to initiate a referral, or contact Dr. John, visit This practice is currently accepting new patients for psychotherapy, with the addition of medications when appropriate; it is not currently accepting new patients for medication management-only, or for split treatment (medication management in this practice, & psychotherapy with another professional).
(215) 515-6504 
Office is near:
Kennett Square, PA 19348
Offers video visits

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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Kennett Square 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 Kennett Square 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 Kennett Square, 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. Kennett Square 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 Kennett Square, 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 Kennett Square, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in Kennett Square as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( Kennett Square). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.