Christian Psychiatrists in Philadelphia, PA

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Photo of Paula Bu, Psychiatrist in Philadelphia, PA
Paula Bu
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
When depression, anxiety, or trauma overshadows your thoughts, it can be difficult to even imagine how life could be different. Whether you are struggling with work-life balance, relationships, or life transitions, I offer new ways of thinking and a personalized treatment plan that empowers you to live your most meaningful life. I also have significant experience treating college students, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and people of color.
(484) 207-6264 
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Philadelphia, PA 19102
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Jenika Miles
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP , APN, PMHNP
Verified
I have a Doctorate in Nursing Practice from Temple University where I graduated with honors. I've worked as a family nurse practitioner caring for at-risk, underserved patient populations in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. When I recognized that there was a great need for psychiatric services in my area, I decided to attend Wilkes University and became a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner to expand upon the clinical care I could provide. My goal is to provide a personalized psychiatric medication management experience for every patient in my practice.
(610) 379-1910 
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Philadelphia, PA 19114
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Tracey Jones, M.D. - PsychPhilly
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Getting well (and staying well) is a multi-layered process that encompasses the health of the mind, body, and spirit. We at PsychPhilly endorse a "team approach" to wellness. We welcome the opportunity to collaborate with other healthcare providers to establish and optimize wellness plans for those seeking care. Few of us can accomplish everything by ourselves.
(215) 458-2582 
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Philadelphia, PA 19146
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Christian Psychiatrists
If you're looking for a Christian therapist in Philadelphia or for a Philadelphia Christian counselor, these professionals provide therapy, psychotherapy and counseling that's sensitive to Christian cultural issues. They include Christian therapists, Christian psychologists, Christian psychotherapists and Christian counselors.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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