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Connor Stimpson
Physician Assistant, PA-C
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My clients are often people who want to get better and are open to treatment recommendations. If you are seeking treatment you should be provided with empathy, compassion, and evidence-based practice.
(267) 382-5908
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Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Sarah McNair
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Sarah McNair is board certified in adult psychiatry and has been practicing for three years. Dr. McNair focuses on combining medication management with psychotherapy interventions to provide holistic care. She takes an integrative approach to understanding each patient's unique story and tailoring a treatment plan to their specific goals, wishes and needs. Dr. McNair received her undergraduate degree from West Point and served for five years in the Army as an Aviation officer before completing her medical degree at Harvard Medical School.
(215) 876-0542
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Philadelphia, PA 19125
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Ijeoma Njoku
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, LPN
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People with mental health disorders are affected in many ways due to the nature of the problem. These individuals need stability and want to be well. My goal of treatment is to reduce their symptoms so that it will not impact their daily functioning and so they can live fruitful and healthy life.
(267) 490-4029
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Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Desiderio Pina
Psychiatrist, MD
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A NYC native with an undergraduate in Cell Biology & Human Physiology with minors in Zoology and Computer Systems Theory & Design at St John's University & then later at Iberoamerican University. There he graduated and obtained his Doctorate in Medicine. Dr. Pina completed post-graduate training at Columbia University and received a master’s degree in Public Health focusing on healthcare management & public health policy.
(215) 709-5878
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Philadelphia, PA 19125
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Shannon Bucciarelli
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP-B, B-C
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My ideal client would understand that the journey to wellness and recovery requires time, effort, and patience. They would be receptive to treatment suggestions which may include psychotherapy, behavioral interventions, and medication options. My patients would take an active role in their care, and engage in open and honest communication with their provider.
(267) 389-6273
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Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Uros Koprivica
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PA-C
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An ideal client would be someone who is open, honest, and willing to ask for help. This person wants to get better and is open to suggestions and treatment options. They are willing to put in the effort to help themselves and work as a team with their provider in order to move toward mental wellness.
(267) 754-2374
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Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Allen Masry
Psychiatrist, MD
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I am Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry and have been practicing since 2005. I completed my residency from Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts and my Fellowship in Addictions from the Robert Johnson Wood Foundation. In 2014, I was featured in SJ Magazine as one of New Jersey’s top psychiatrists. I have experience working with adults as well as adolescents suffering from both psychiatric diagnosis and substance use disorders and have extensive experience working in both out-patient and in-patient settings.
(267) 843-8820
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Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Harshasu Barot
Psychiatrist, DO
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Dr. Barot is a board-certified adult psychiatrist specializing in child and adolescent psychiatry. He has practiced in a variety of settings, both inpatient and outpatient, encompassing both rural and urban populations. Dr. Barot's practice focuses primarily on medication management. Typically, he offers this in conjunction with supportive or emotionally focused therapy in 30-minute follow-up visits. However, occasionally Dr. Barot may believe that additional therapy is also needed and ask that you bring a therapist into your care team to provide the best possible outcomes.
(215) 486-0341
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Philadelphia, PA 19125
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Douglas Chen
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Chen is a board-certified physician with well over twenty years experience helping people live happier, fuller lives. He holds active medical licenses in multiple states and has held numerous leadership and teaching positions, including being recognized as teacher of the year by psychiatry residents. He understands that experience and a deep knowledgebase matter, but that each individual is different, with circumstances, and will tailor his recommendations accordingly.
(646) 362-8660
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Philadelphia, PA 19125
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Dr. Sam Seplow
Psychiatrist, DO
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My passion is helping people with DEPRESSION. I want my patients to feel empowered because their symptoms leave them feeling powerless. One of my most important roles as a psychiatrist is to instill hope for my patients. Depression is treatable, and with TMS therapy along with medication management, we have even more options for patients who struggle.
(267) 356-4202
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Philadelphia, PA 19114
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Cyndia Choi
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Cyndia Choi has been board certified in psychiatry since 1991. Her specialty is medication management, however she believes that a therapeutic relationship is crucial to treatment. Dr. Choi values the privilege of getting to know each patient personally to develop a patient-centered plan of care. Follow-up appointments with Dr. Choi are 30 minutes to check on medication effects and provide supportive therapy. If she believes that you may benefit from additional therapy, Dr. Choi may recommend including a therapist to your treatment team. Dr. Choi also believes in a holistic approach toward helping you achieve a healthy life.
(215) 273-9659
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Philadelphia, PA 19125
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Abby Reineck
Psychiatrist, MD
Dr. Abby Reineck currently serves as an outpatient child and adolescent psychiatrist. She has been practicing for eleven years. Dr. Reineck's practice is primarily medication-management services, offered in conjunction with either supportive or eclectic therapy. Follow-up appointments average 30 minutes, but may be more or less. Occasionally, Dr. Reineck believes the addition of a therapist is needed and will request you bring a therapist into your care team. This will be asked of individuals if she believes it will lead to an improved clinical outcome.
(267) 377-4268
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Philadelphia, PA 19125
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Dr. Sam Seplow
Psychiatrist, DO
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My passion is helping people with DEPRESSION. I want my patients to feel empowered because their symptoms leave them feeling powerless. One of my most important roles as a psychiatrist is to instill hope for my patients. Depression is treatable, and with TMS therapy along with medication management, we have even more options for patients who struggle.
(267) 356-4287
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Philadelphia, PA 19102
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Lauren Pearson
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APN, BC
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Adult client struggling with depression, anxiety, insomnia, possibly undiagnosed Bipolar illness. They recognize their symptoms but feel intimidated to ask for help. They want to manage their symptoms to improve their day to day functioning. They want to improve their outlook on life and improve their personal relationships. They want to have more energy and be more physically active and healthy.
(267) 214-1294
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Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Michelle McCarthy
Psychiatric Nurse, APN, MSN, PMHNP
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Michelle is passionate about delivering care to individuals suffering from anxiety, substance use, and depression. Client motivation and dedication are key to utilizing the tools provided during our sessions including medication management, implementing lifestyle interventions, and therapy to help develop and implement a successful treatment plan. Relief of the client's suffering in dealing with their mental health issues and striving for an improvement in their quality of life is key to treatment.
(267) 641-2202
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Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Jaclyn DeLauretis
Physician Assistant, PA-C, MHP
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My ideal client would have a substance use disorder and/or a mood disorder, such as depression or anxiety. These clients would need medication management and therapy to alleviate their symptoms and improve their quality of life. Their goal would be to recover and live a life free from the grasp of substances and mental health issues. They would want to better their lives by furthering their education, getting a job, taking care of legal matters, and being there for their families and friends. Ultimately, these clients would want to be happier and healthier.
(267) 214-2588
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Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Dr. Andrea Papa-Molter
Psychiatrist, MD
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I am double board-certified in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. I believe in using both medication when indicated as well as therapy. I was trained in CBT and was given the Excellence in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy during my residency program. I use supportive therapy with each client I see. During my residency I served as Chief Resident and was awarded the Overall Excellence in Psychiatry Award as well as the Clinical Excellence Award.
(267) 493-4369
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Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Triston Wong
Psychiatrist
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Dr. Triston Wong is a board-certified adult psychiatrist who emphasizes a collaborative approach and strong therapeutic alliance in treatment of psychiatric conditions. Though his practice focuses on medication management, Dr. Wong advocates for a holistic approach to treatment. He may incorporate elements of various psychotherapies, including supportive, cognitive behavioral (CBT), and insight-oriented therapy. At times, Dr. Wong may believe that additional therapy is needed for best outcome and recommend that you bring a dedicated therapist into your care team.
(215) 302-0054
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Philadelphia, PA 19125
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Monique Searight
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
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Monique Searight is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, with training and experience in treating adult patients with psychiatric disorders across practice settings, which includes: hospitals, long-term care facilities, and outpatient clinics. Some of her practice specialties include (but are not limited to) ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar, and Schizophrenia. She has been a psychiatric nurse for over 10 years. Her education includes a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Gwynedd Mercy University, and a Master of Science in Nursing, (Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner), from Drexel University.
(215) 709-9806
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Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Susmita Hazarika
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Susmita Hazarika is a board eligible psychiatrist, who completed her psychiatry residency at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, North Carolina. She was a board-certified psychiatrist practicing in India after completing her medical school at Gauhati medical college, followed by a psychiatry residency at Silchar Medical College. She moved to the US after her marriage and continued to pursue her career in psychiatry here. She has expertise in treating patients with various psychopathologies which include mood disorders, anxiety disorders, ADHD and behavioral issues associated with other medical conditions.
(215) 608-5980
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Philadelphia, PA 19125
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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.
How to find the right Psychiatrist?

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