Dr. Chris Burritt
Psychiatrist, DO Verified
West Chester, PA 19382
Dr. Burritt is Board Certified in both General Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and has experience working with all ages from young children to older adults from various backgrounds. His training enabled him to see a wide range of patient situations at hospitals including Einstein, Jefferson, and Nemours DuPont. He enjoys working with individuals as well as couples and families. In addition to treating specific symptoms such as depression or anxiety, patients and he have worked together to address other challenges such as improving relationships or identifying what is blocking them from getting more out of life.
(267) 438-9302
Verified

West Chester, PA 19382
Dr. Burritt is Board Certified in both General Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and has experience working with all ages from young children to older adults from various backgrounds. His training enabled him to see a wide range of patient situations at hospitals including Einstein, Jefferson, and Nemours DuPont. He enjoys working with individuals as well as couples and families. In addition to treating specific symptoms such as depression or anxiety, patients and he have worked together to address other challenges such as improving relationships or identifying what is blocking them from getting more out of life.
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John Dougherty III
Psychiatrist, DO Verified
West Chester, PA 19382
Dr. Dougherty is a board-certified psychiatrist who treats those with psychiatric disorders along with having a special interest in traumatic brain injury and sports psychiatry/sports psychology. He continues to collaborate with colleagues to promote the literature in the TBI field. He is very comfortable treating medically complicated patients and is an expert in the cutting-edge treatment of ketamine for depression.
(610) 431-3920
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West Chester, PA 19382
Dr. Dougherty is a board-certified psychiatrist who treats those with psychiatric disorders along with having a special interest in traumatic brain injury and sports psychiatry/sports psychology. He continues to collaborate with colleagues to promote the literature in the TBI field. He is very comfortable treating medically complicated patients and is an expert in the cutting-edge treatment of ketamine for depression.
Heather John
Psychiatrist, MD, PhD Verified
West Chester, PA 19382
Offers video visits
In this Chester County practice, Dr. Heather John, MD, works with adults (ages 18 and older) with a variety of mental health difficulties, including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, interpersonal issues, and sleep issues. For more details, to initiate a referral, or contact Dr. John, visit www.terrafirmapsychiatry.com. 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, and psychotherapy with another professional).
(215) 515-6504
Verified

West Chester, PA 19382
Offers video visits
In this Chester County practice, Dr. Heather John, MD, works with adults (ages 18 and older) with a variety of mental health difficulties, including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, interpersonal issues, and sleep issues. For more details, to initiate a referral, or contact Dr. John, visit www.terrafirmapsychiatry.com. 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, and psychotherapy with another professional).
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Anna Marie DiPietro
Psychiatric Nurse, MSN, CRNP, PMHNP, BC Verified
West Chester, PA 19382
Offers video visits
Feeling depressed, anxious, angry? Having insomnia or not wanting to do your normal activities? Looking for personalized, thorough, & thoughtful medication management? Interested in knowing what medications work for your specific genetic profile? Over the rush to writing a prescription & rushing you out the door? If you're fed up with the months/years of failed treatment and medication trials, then come see me for psychiatric evaluation, medication, & GeneSight testing. *Note: I am NOT in network with insurance. Payment is expected at the time of service. Receipts & documentation are provided for clients to submit to insurance.*
(610) 546-2895
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West Chester, PA 19382
Offers video visits
Feeling depressed, anxious, angry? Having insomnia or not wanting to do your normal activities? Looking for personalized, thorough, & thoughtful medication management? Interested in knowing what medications work for your specific genetic profile? Over the rush to writing a prescription & rushing you out the door? If you're fed up with the months/years of failed treatment and medication trials, then come see me for psychiatric evaluation, medication, & GeneSight testing. *Note: I am NOT in network with insurance. Payment is expected at the time of service. Receipts & documentation are provided for clients to submit to insurance.*
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Marina Makous
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Office is near:
West Chester, PA 19382
Offers video visits
Dr. Makous a Fellowship in Neuropsychiatry-trained, Board-Certified Family Medicine Physician with extensive experience in Psychiatry and Counseling. In the past she established mental health clinics around the world, treating individuals from different cultures for a variety of mental illnesses. After a 2-year Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Neuropsychiatry at Columbia University's Department of Psychiatry, she stayed on as an Assistant Professor. She recently relocated to Exton, PA, where she treats adults with depression, anxiety, neuropsychiatric complications of Lyme, etc. Dr. Marina Makous is astute, warm, and collaborative: she listens to her patients and follows them to ensure the best treatment outcome possible.
(484) 997-7075
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Office is near:
West Chester, PA 19382
Offers video visits
Dr. Makous a Fellowship in Neuropsychiatry-trained, Board-Certified Family Medicine Physician with extensive experience in Psychiatry and Counseling. In the past she established mental health clinics around the world, treating individuals from different cultures for a variety of mental illnesses. After a 2-year Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Neuropsychiatry at Columbia University's Department of Psychiatry, she stayed on as an Assistant Professor. She recently relocated to Exton, PA, where she treats adults with depression, anxiety, neuropsychiatric complications of Lyme, etc. Dr. Marina Makous is astute, warm, and collaborative: she listens to her patients and follows them to ensure the best treatment outcome possible.
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Ciara Lynch Levine
Psychiatric Nurse, MSN, RN, PMHCNS- Verified
Office is near:
West Chester, PA 19380
Offers video visits
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
Verified
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Office is near:
West Chester, PA 19380
Offers video visits
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.
Patricia Kent
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Office is near:
West Chester, PA 19380
Board-Certified Psychiatrist with 20 years experience in various settings, including inpatient hospital, outpatient practice, and alcohol treatment facility. Currently, I have a therapy-based holistic outpatient private practice. My practice is fee-for-service only, as I value client-focused treatment that is not subject to the intrusions or time restraints of insurance-based practice.
(610) 915-8583
Verified

Office is near:
West Chester, PA 19380
Board-Certified Psychiatrist with 20 years experience in various settings, including inpatient hospital, outpatient practice, and alcohol treatment facility. Currently, I have a therapy-based holistic outpatient private practice. My practice is fee-for-service only, as I value client-focused treatment that is not subject to the intrusions or time restraints of insurance-based practice.
Ayyappan Venkatraman
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Office is near:
West Chester, PA 19380
Offers video visits
I am a general psychiatrist with a flexible approach to mental health that aims to combine the best of modern science and psychiatric medications (when needed) with talk therapy and Eastern healing. My aim as a clinician is to help people understand themselves better and feel more fulfilled, tailoring treatment to meet their unique history, circumstances and goals. I work with people 18 and older addressing a wide range of issues including mood disorders, anxiety, trauma, attention and learning issues, and addiction.
(215) 234-3966
Verified
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Office is near:
West Chester, PA 19380
Offers video visits
I am a general psychiatrist with a flexible approach to mental health that aims to combine the best of modern science and psychiatric medications (when needed) with talk therapy and Eastern healing. My aim as a clinician is to help people understand themselves better and feel more fulfilled, tailoring treatment to meet their unique history, circumstances and goals. I work with people 18 and older addressing a wide range of issues including mood disorders, anxiety, trauma, attention and learning issues, and addiction.
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VirtualPsychiatricCare.com
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, APRN, CRNP Verified
Office is near:
West Chester, PA 19380
Offers video visits
Accepting new patients in Pennsylvania via telehealth visits for psychiatric evaluations and medication management. I treat anyone suffering with depression, anxiety, or any other mental health issue that is adversely affecting optimal functioning at work, deterring their best social self, or preventing being fully present for loved ones. Our clients are looking to be properly diagnosed and treated using the safest prescribing principles. Make an appointment on our website for a video/phone visit today. Evening and weekend hours are available. We offer affordable rates-Initial Psychiatric Eval $199, Follow-ups are $99.
(267) 440-7825
Verified
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Office is near:
West Chester, PA 19380
Offers video visits
Accepting new patients in Pennsylvania via telehealth visits for psychiatric evaluations and medication management. I treat anyone suffering with depression, anxiety, or any other mental health issue that is adversely affecting optimal functioning at work, deterring their best social self, or preventing being fully present for loved ones. Our clients are looking to be properly diagnosed and treated using the safest prescribing principles. Make an appointment on our website for a video/phone visit today. Evening and weekend hours are available. We offer affordable rates-Initial Psychiatric Eval $199, Follow-ups are $99.
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Terri Geiger Leone
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, CRNP, PMHNP Verified
Office is near:
West Chester, PA 19382
Offers video visits
Terri Leone, CRNP, is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who is accepting new clients at the office of Jeffrey Naser, MD and Associates (voted one of Philadelphia Magazine's Top Doctors in 2017, 2019, 2020, 2021), a group practice in Berwyn, PA. Ms. Leone is trained in all areas of psychiatry, including Attention Deficit Disorders, Major Depressive Disorders, Bipolar Disorders, Anxiety Disorders and Trauma-Related Disorders.
(484) 285-4473
Verified

Office is near:
West Chester, PA 19382
Offers video visits
Terri Leone, CRNP, is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who is accepting new clients at the office of Jeffrey Naser, MD and Associates (voted one of Philadelphia Magazine's Top Doctors in 2017, 2019, 2020, 2021), a group practice in Berwyn, PA. Ms. Leone is trained in all areas of psychiatry, including Attention Deficit Disorders, Major Depressive Disorders, Bipolar Disorders, Anxiety Disorders and Trauma-Related Disorders.

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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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