Psychiatrist, MD Verified
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Washington, DC 20009
I am a psychiatrist and psychotherapist who treats adults and older adolescents with a wide range of psychological difficulties. My treatment approach stems from both my medical/psychiatric background and my extensive training in insight-oriented psychotherapy. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, I offer a highly personalized approach tailored to the individual needs of each of my patients. I work with patients to help them better understand the nature of the difficulties they have been facing, and identify and make lasting progress towards their personal goals.
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(202) 759-2515
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Washington, DC 20009
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I am a psychiatrist and psychotherapist who treats adults and older adolescents with a wide range of psychological difficulties. My treatment approach stems from both my medical/psychiatric background and my extensive training in insight-oriented psychotherapy. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, I offer a highly personalized approach tailored to the individual needs of each of my patients. I work with patients to help them better understand the nature of the difficulties they have been facing, and identify and make lasting progress towards their personal goals.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20006
Dr. Swati Divakarla is a Board-Certified Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist. She has experience working in a variety of clinical settings. She uses evidence based medicine as a guide in medication management of a variety of psychiatric symptoms. She has also had experience in multiple modalities of psychotherapy. She has had experience with working with individuals from diverse backgrounds, and presenting with a variety of symptoms and problems.
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(202) 915-6420
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Washington, DC 20006
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Dr. Swati Divakarla is a Board-Certified Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist. She has experience working in a variety of clinical settings. She uses evidence based medicine as a guide in medication management of a variety of psychiatric symptoms. She has also had experience in multiple modalities of psychotherapy. She has had experience with working with individuals from diverse backgrounds, and presenting with a variety of symptoms and problems.
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Psychiatric Nurse, PMHNP, CRNP, Adult Verified
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20015
****TELEPSYCHIATRY AVAILABLE***** I offer medication management and psychotherapy for adults. I specialize in treating depression, anxiety, panic-attacks, bipolar disorder, ADHD, and other mental health challenges. I take the time to understand your and your experience, not just categorize symptoms into a diagnosis. I work collaboratively with each client to relieve suffering and see enduring results.
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(443) 501-2806
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Washington, DC 20015
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****TELEPSYCHIATRY AVAILABLE***** I offer medication management and psychotherapy for adults. I specialize in treating depression, anxiety, panic-attacks, bipolar disorder, ADHD, and other mental health challenges. I take the time to understand your and your experience, not just categorize symptoms into a diagnosis. I work collaboratively with each client to relieve suffering and see enduring results.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20015
-I have a private practice in psychiatry for children, adolescents, and young adults in Washington, DC. I am one of the few specialists in the country in internet and video game addiction. I am certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. - I am currently accepting new clients who seek help with problematic technology use. -Please visit my website www.cliffordsussmanmd.com for many free resources on internet and video game addiction including FAQ and videos. - I am not in any insurance network but can provide billing codes.
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(202) 643-5962
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Washington, DC 20015
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-I have a private practice in psychiatry for children, adolescents, and young adults in Washington, DC. I am one of the few specialists in the country in internet and video game addiction. I am certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. - I am currently accepting new clients who seek help with problematic technology use. -Please visit my website www.cliffordsussmanmd.com for many free resources on internet and video game addiction including FAQ and videos. - I am not in any insurance network but can provide billing codes.
Psychiatrist, MD, FABP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20016
I provide a trustworthy therapeutic relationship for couples, families, individuals, and children with anxiety and depression. I listen, follow your lead, ask for clarification and comment on your feelings and perceptions. Together, we focus on understanding and mastering your upsetting impulses and conflicts, and on modifying the way that early relationships affect current relationships. You’ll make links between your thoughts, feelings, and experiences now and in the past, decode your dreams, recognize your ways of protecting yourself, acknowledge how you have been held back, and move forward in career, friendship, and love.
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(240) 635-8818
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Washington, DC 20016
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I provide a trustworthy therapeutic relationship for couples, families, individuals, and children with anxiety and depression. I listen, follow your lead, ask for clarification and comment on your feelings and perceptions. Together, we focus on understanding and mastering your upsetting impulses and conflicts, and on modifying the way that early relationships affect current relationships. You’ll make links between your thoughts, feelings, and experiences now and in the past, decode your dreams, recognize your ways of protecting yourself, acknowledge how you have been held back, and move forward in career, friendship, and love.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20016
MY PRACTICE IS PRESENTLY CLOSED. WASHINGTON PSYCHIATRIC SOCIETY WEBSITE HAS A SEARCHABLE FEATURE "FIND A PSYCHIATRIST" listing psychiatrist by area and insurance plans that they accept. HYPNOSIS RESOURCES SEARCHABLE BY AREA AND SPECIALTY ARE AVAILABLE ON THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CLINICAL HYPNOSIS WEBSITE (ASCH). I work with my patients using eclectic approaches, including Hypnosis, Gestalt, Psychodynamic and Cognitive techniques, I have had extensive training and experience in Experiential Therapies (Gestalt and Ego-State Therapy), and Hypnosis. I work with medications/supplements when appropriate.
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(301) 684-8174
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Washington, DC 20016
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MY PRACTICE IS PRESENTLY CLOSED. WASHINGTON PSYCHIATRIC SOCIETY WEBSITE HAS A SEARCHABLE FEATURE "FIND A PSYCHIATRIST" listing psychiatrist by area and insurance plans that they accept. HYPNOSIS RESOURCES SEARCHABLE BY AREA AND SPECIALTY ARE AVAILABLE ON THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CLINICAL HYPNOSIS WEBSITE (ASCH). I work with my patients using eclectic approaches, including Hypnosis, Gestalt, Psychodynamic and Cognitive techniques, I have had extensive training and experience in Experiential Therapies (Gestalt and Ego-State Therapy), and Hypnosis. I work with medications/supplements when appropriate.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20007
The distinctive character of my practice is a product of my extensive training and experience in both medical and psychological aspects of psychiatry. I bring a well-rounded capability to attend to my patient's individual needs and couch my experience within an interactional style that is genuine and interested in the person.
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(202) 902-8845
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Washington, DC 20007
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The distinctive character of my practice is a product of my extensive training and experience in both medical and psychological aspects of psychiatry. I bring a well-rounded capability to attend to my patient's individual needs and couch my experience within an interactional style that is genuine and interested in the person.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20016
****Dr. Perras is not taking new patients at this time**** I am a board-certified adult psychiatrist with experience in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of psychiatric issues. I practice humanistic medicine with an emphasis on treatment of the whole person. My approach to care combines evidence-based medicine with patient-driven collaboration. All appointments will be done via telepsychiatry until further notice.
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Washington, DC 20016
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****Dr. Perras is not taking new patients at this time**** I am a board-certified adult psychiatrist with experience in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of psychiatric issues. I practice humanistic medicine with an emphasis on treatment of the whole person. My approach to care combines evidence-based medicine with patient-driven collaboration. All appointments will be done via telepsychiatry until further notice.
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Psychiatrist, MD
Washington, DC 20006
As a Board Certified psychiatrist and a psychoanalyst, I am a medical doctor with specialized experience in understanding the brain and its psychological counterpart, the mind. With more than 30 years of experience treating thousands of patients, I am in a unique position to understand and help both the chemical imbalances which afflict some patients, as well as the troubling feelings, conflicts, and losses which burden others.
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(703) 291-1489
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Washington, DC 20006
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As a Board Certified psychiatrist and a psychoanalyst, I am a medical doctor with specialized experience in understanding the brain and its psychological counterpart, the mind. With more than 30 years of experience treating thousands of patients, I am in a unique position to understand and help both the chemical imbalances which afflict some patients, as well as the troubling feelings, conflicts, and losses which burden others.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20036
My patients live and work in a global environment with complicated interpersonal problems compounded by economic, political, cultural and religious pressures. Through extensive education, experience and world travel I have built the capacity to provide a neutral, private and safe environment permitting the pursuit of solutions for acute mental health problems as well as longer term, intensive psychoanalytic treatment. I am a board certified psychiatrist with a medical degree from University of Southern California. As a psychoanalyst I completed the curriculum and treatment of cases through the Baltimore-Washington Institute for Psychoanalysis under the auspices of the American Psychoanalytic Association.
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(202) 470-1496
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Washington, DC 20036
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My patients live and work in a global environment with complicated interpersonal problems compounded by economic, political, cultural and religious pressures. Through extensive education, experience and world travel I have built the capacity to provide a neutral, private and safe environment permitting the pursuit of solutions for acute mental health problems as well as longer term, intensive psychoanalytic treatment. I am a board certified psychiatrist with a medical degree from University of Southern California. As a psychoanalyst I completed the curriculum and treatment of cases through the Baltimore-Washington Institute for Psychoanalysis under the auspices of the American Psychoanalytic Association.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20008
You don't have to suffer alone anymore. We specialize in taking excellent care of women and children. Our focus is on the overall wellness of the person, not merely the individual symptoms or diagnoses. We listen to you and work with you to reach the life you deserve.
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(301) 679-7575
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20008
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You don't have to suffer alone anymore. We specialize in taking excellent care of women and children. Our focus is on the overall wellness of the person, not merely the individual symptoms or diagnoses. We listen to you and work with you to reach the life you deserve.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20007
I am a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist and psychoanalyst providing individual psychotherapy, play therapy, couples therapy, pharmacotherapy and psychoanalysis to patients for the following presenting symptoms: anxiety, depression, poor school performance, stuttering, lack of motivation, and finding oneself in relationships with people who are devaluating and/or abusive. My interpersonal focus is to help each patient become aware of what he or she consciously or unconsciously does that prevents the patient from developing developmentally enhancing relationships with significant others.
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(202) 868-8114
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Washington, DC 20007
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I am a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist and psychoanalyst providing individual psychotherapy, play therapy, couples therapy, pharmacotherapy and psychoanalysis to patients for the following presenting symptoms: anxiety, depression, poor school performance, stuttering, lack of motivation, and finding oneself in relationships with people who are devaluating and/or abusive. My interpersonal focus is to help each patient become aware of what he or she consciously or unconsciously does that prevents the patient from developing developmentally enhancing relationships with significant others.
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Psychiatrist, MD, MSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20016
If you are experiencing the common frustration of self-defeating emotions, thoughts and behavior despite considerable motivation and effort to the contrary, psychodynamic therapy can help! This type of therapy aims to increase self-awareness, leading to greater control over problematic patterns. While psychodynamic therapy focuses on the here and now, together we examine your past, if it interferes with your present. I offer this type of therapy to adults, adolescents and children. Whether you are new to therapy or have tried other therapies to no avail, please feel free to contact me for a consult or second opinion, respectively.
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(307) 522-1311
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Washington, DC 20016
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If you are experiencing the common frustration of self-defeating emotions, thoughts and behavior despite considerable motivation and effort to the contrary, psychodynamic therapy can help! This type of therapy aims to increase self-awareness, leading to greater control over problematic patterns. While psychodynamic therapy focuses on the here and now, together we examine your past, if it interferes with your present. I offer this type of therapy to adults, adolescents and children. Whether you are new to therapy or have tried other therapies to no avail, please feel free to contact me for a consult or second opinion, respectively.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20037
I believe listening - and being truly heard - is one of the most powerful therapeutic experiences. We are social beings, and if we have become isolated, or feel misunderstood, even ignored, we suffer deeply. I bring a high level of attentiveness to my work as a psychiatrist that provides the crucial foundation on which true growth and change can occur. I want to hear your story, to understand how your suffering, whatever its form, has come to be in the present day.
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(202) 999-3811
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Washington, DC 20037
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I believe listening - and being truly heard - is one of the most powerful therapeutic experiences. We are social beings, and if we have become isolated, or feel misunderstood, even ignored, we suffer deeply. I bring a high level of attentiveness to my work as a psychiatrist that provides the crucial foundation on which true growth and change can occur. I want to hear your story, to understand how your suffering, whatever its form, has come to be in the present day.
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Psychiatrist, MD, FAPA Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20009
An increasing number of people suffer from depression, anxiety, and other mental health conditions. Having a mental health disorder can be frightening and overwhelming especially when one doesn’t know where to go to for help. My practice offers that place where I attempt to answer your questions and allay your fears. My work with my patients emphasizes compassion, empathy and support. During the initial assessment, I conduct a detailed Diagnostic evaluation in order to devise an Individualized and Comprehensive Treatment plan unique to the needs of each patient. I am Board Certified in both General and Forensic Psychiatry.
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(571) 536-7421
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20009
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An increasing number of people suffer from depression, anxiety, and other mental health conditions. Having a mental health disorder can be frightening and overwhelming especially when one doesn’t know where to go to for help. My practice offers that place where I attempt to answer your questions and allay your fears. My work with my patients emphasizes compassion, empathy and support. During the initial assessment, I conduct a detailed Diagnostic evaluation in order to devise an Individualized and Comprehensive Treatment plan unique to the needs of each patient. I am Board Certified in both General and Forensic Psychiatry.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20016
I am a seasoned therapist for individuals, couples and families, with years of experience (and many presentations and publications --see my website www.sluzki.com). In therapy, I follow an empathic systemic/ narrative orientation, with occasional whiffs stemming from my prior psychoanalytic training. I am also a psychiatrist, with M.D. licenses in CA, DC and MA, and I offer medication management if needed. My multi-lingual, multi-cultural practice takes place in English, Spanish or Italian. Half of my current practice is by Skype/Zoom.
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(202) 517-2732
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Washington, DC 20016
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I am a seasoned therapist for individuals, couples and families, with years of experience (and many presentations and publications --see my website www.sluzki.com). In therapy, I follow an empathic systemic/ narrative orientation, with occasional whiffs stemming from my prior psychoanalytic training. I am also a psychiatrist, with M.D. licenses in CA, DC and MA, and I offer medication management if needed. My multi-lingual, multi-cultural practice takes place in English, Spanish or Italian. Half of my current practice is by Skype/Zoom.
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20037
I use talk therapy and, when necessary, medications, to help people get to a place in which they can listen to their own voice, and use their own strengths, to cope with life's challenges, to establish a meaningful vision for their life, and to carry it out. I help people with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and career difficulties.
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(202) 601-3747
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Washington, DC 20037
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I use talk therapy and, when necessary, medications, to help people get to a place in which they can listen to their own voice, and use their own strengths, to cope with life's challenges, to establish a meaningful vision for their life, and to carry it out. I help people with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and career difficulties.
Photo of Lewis A Winkler, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20007
I work with a broad variety of patients and am very experienced in COMBINING and INTEGRATING individual, group, and couples psychotherapy with effective psychopharmacology,,, IF NEEDED I specialize in mood, anxiety, and personality disorders, both severe and more-moderate personality trait and style issues, and am also highly interested in helping people and couples grow out of "BINDS" they are in.. or... those that conflicting personality styles create,, I also specialize in workplace issues, work_created problems, vocational identity issues and have experience in E E O, Workers Comp, and other litigation
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(202) 337-3444
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Washington, DC 20007
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I work with a broad variety of patients and am very experienced in COMBINING and INTEGRATING individual, group, and couples psychotherapy with effective psychopharmacology,,, IF NEEDED I specialize in mood, anxiety, and personality disorders, both severe and more-moderate personality trait and style issues, and am also highly interested in helping people and couples grow out of "BINDS" they are in.. or... those that conflicting personality styles create,, I also specialize in workplace issues, work_created problems, vocational identity issues and have experience in E E O, Workers Comp, and other litigation
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Psychiatrist, DO, MBA, MS Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20004
Thank you so much for considering Genesis Psychiatric Solutions. It is really a big step. Here are some reasons why people contact us: We work with busy professionals, healthcare workers, entrepreneurs, influencers, and creatives that are dealing with depression, anxiety, sleep issues, workplace stress/burnout, grief or trauma, OCD, and ADHD. We do not see you as a disorder, but a person who wants to improve their quality of life. We factor your total wellness and address it in your treatment.
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(202) 516-1137
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Washington, DC 20004
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Thank you so much for considering Genesis Psychiatric Solutions. It is really a big step. Here are some reasons why people contact us: We work with busy professionals, healthcare workers, entrepreneurs, influencers, and creatives that are dealing with depression, anxiety, sleep issues, workplace stress/burnout, grief or trauma, OCD, and ADHD. We do not see you as a disorder, but a person who wants to improve their quality of life. We factor your total wellness and address it in your treatment.
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Psychiatrist, MD, MPH Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20528
Board-certified adult psychiatrist, Boston University, with 25 years of experience. Accepted Insurances, Care first and BCBS/ Cigna/Aetna and UHC. Easy scheduling, check availability by clicking the website button on the left for online appointments and detailed information. We are a comprehensive psychiatry service, offering medication management with board-certified psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, 8 licensed psychotherapists in our practice. We accept care first, Cigna, UHC and Aetna Insurances. To make appointments please visit us at www.BethesdapsychiatryMD.com or call us 301-468-1001/1002.
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(240) 453-4561
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Washington, DC 20528
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Board-certified adult psychiatrist, Boston University, with 25 years of experience. Accepted Insurances, Care first and BCBS/ Cigna/Aetna and UHC. Easy scheduling, check availability by clicking the website button on the left for online appointments and detailed information. We are a comprehensive psychiatry service, offering medication management with board-certified psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, 8 licensed psychotherapists in our practice. We accept care first, Cigna, UHC and Aetna Insurances. To make appointments please visit us at www.BethesdapsychiatryMD.com or call us 301-468-1001/1002.

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Peer Relationships in Washington

Teens want to be with people their own age - their peers. During their adolescent years, teens and tweens often spend more time with their peers than with their parents. Through their peer relationships, they can be both connected and independent, as they grow away from their parents' images of them and develop identities of their own. Peers provide a place for accepting the feelings, thoughts and actions that come with the search for identity.

Positive Peer Pressure in Washington

The ability to develop healthy friendships and peer relationships depends on a teen's self-identity and self-esteem. Peer pressure can encourage your teen's energy and motivate your teen to conform to healthy behavior. Peers can act as positive role models and demonstrate constructive social behavior. Peers listen to, accept, and understand the frustrations, challenges, and concerns of being a tween or teenager.

Negative Peer Pressure in Washington

The need for acceptance, approval, and belonging can lead some teens or tweens to engage in risky behavior in order to fit in with a group-contrasting values they may otherwise reject. In such situations, peer pressure can impair judgment and enable risk-taking behavior, drawing a teen away from the family and positive influences. Some teens harbor secret lives --including those who appear to be well-behaved, high-achieving teens when they are with adults -and engage in negative behavior when with their peers.

If you're looking for help with child peer relationships in Washington or for a Washington peer relationship Psychiatrist these professionals provide help understanding the peer relationships of kids or tweens, or teen peer relationship counseling in Washington and peer relationship advice. They include peer relationship Psychiatrists, peer relationship psychologists in Washington and peer relationship counselors.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Washington 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 Washington has many sub specialties including pediatric psychiatry (so check for Washington child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Washington). 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 (certain states license Psychopharmacologists), psychiatric genetics, neuroimaging, and clinical neurophysiology.

Psychiatric nurse practitioners in Washington, or mental health nurse practitioners, generally have a MS degree in nursing (MSN) and a number of years training to become certified. Psychiatric nurse practitioners are able to assess and diagnose mental health conditions and prescribe medication. Washington Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.