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.
Personality Disorders
(202) 759-2515
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Washington, DC 20009
Personality Disorders
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
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20015
Dr Kim's is a Board Certified Psychiatrist. She specializes in borderline personality disorder, anxiety, eating disorders, depression, ADHD, pregnancy and birth experiences including postpartum depression, relationships, family problems and cultural identity issues. Dr. Kim graduated from the University of Illinois with her MD in psychiatry. She is Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry. She is a former Lieutenant Commander in the Medical Corps of the United States Navy, and has extensive experience helping people with problems related to military service.
Personality Disorders
(571) 253-7218
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Washington, DC 20015
Personality Disorders
Dr Kim's is a Board Certified Psychiatrist. She specializes in borderline personality disorder, anxiety, eating disorders, depression, ADHD, pregnancy and birth experiences including postpartum depression, relationships, family problems and cultural identity issues. Dr. Kim graduated from the University of Illinois with her MD in psychiatry. She is Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry. She is a former Lieutenant Commander in the Medical Corps of the United States Navy, and has extensive experience helping people with problems related to military service.
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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.
Personality Disorders
(202) 643-5962
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Washington, DC 20015
Personality Disorders
-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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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.
Personality Disorders
(703) 291-1489
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Washington, DC 20006
Personality Disorders
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 20009
Psychotherapy can be a powerful pathway to healing and change. This change is possible when one feels listened to and understood by someone who is curious, open and respectful. In my practice I provide this kind of listening, and work with my patients to identify not only their problems but also their often unrecognized or undervalued strengths.
Personality Disorders
(202) 601-3834
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Washington, DC 20009
Personality Disorders
Psychotherapy can be a powerful pathway to healing and change. This change is possible when one feels listened to and understood by someone who is curious, open and respectful. In my practice I provide this kind of listening, and work with my patients to identify not only their problems but also their often unrecognized or undervalued strengths.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20036
My treatment philosophy is based upon a balanced approach to healing. From my training at Sheppard Pratt, through my work in the community, university, and VA settings, I have developed an integrated approach to the care of both the mind and body. While medications often play an important role in treatment of psychiatric illnesses, I believe the best practice is to consider the whole person, paying kind and careful attention to the individual and their internal world. Depressive, anxiety, and trauma disorders particularly benefit from this holistic mindset.
Personality Disorders
(202) 629-0697
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Washington, DC 20036
Personality Disorders
My treatment philosophy is based upon a balanced approach to healing. From my training at Sheppard Pratt, through my work in the community, university, and VA settings, I have developed an integrated approach to the care of both the mind and body. While medications often play an important role in treatment of psychiatric illnesses, I believe the best practice is to consider the whole person, paying kind and careful attention to the individual and their internal world. Depressive, anxiety, and trauma disorders particularly benefit from this holistic mindset.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20009
I am double Board certified in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine and specialize in the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders, ADHD and addictions. I completed my training at the University of Pennsylvania and have special interest in neuropsychopharmacology and psychotherapy. My overall goal is to alleviate your symptoms and increase your quality of life.
Personality Disorders
(301) 761-4191
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Washington, DC 20009
Personality Disorders
I am double Board certified in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine and specialize in the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders, ADHD and addictions. I completed my training at the University of Pennsylvania and have special interest in neuropsychopharmacology and psychotherapy. My overall goal is to alleviate your symptoms and increase your quality of life.
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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.
Personality Disorders
(301) 679-7575
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20008
Personality Disorders
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.
Personality Disorders
(202) 868-8114
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Washington, DC 20007
Personality Disorders
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 Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20008
Larry Drell, MD: "The hardest step is often the first step. There is help available for the suffering you are feeling. As an MD psychiatrist who is a solution based psychotherapist. I combine "talk therapy" with medication (if needed) to help you get stabilized and focused quickly. I help people solve problems now when they feel overwhelmed, trapped and hopeless. I have been helping individuals and couples for over 30 years get their lives back on track, and in a better direction and discover even greater happiness. By doing this search, you are now one step closer to helping yourself get to a better place.
Personality Disorders
(202) 559-4811
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Washington, DC 20008
Personality Disorders
Larry Drell, MD: "The hardest step is often the first step. There is help available for the suffering you are feeling. As an MD psychiatrist who is a solution based psychotherapist. I combine "talk therapy" with medication (if needed) to help you get stabilized and focused quickly. I help people solve problems now when they feel overwhelmed, trapped and hopeless. I have been helping individuals and couples for over 30 years get their lives back on track, and in a better direction and discover even greater happiness. By doing this search, you are now one step closer to helping yourself get to a better place.
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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNP, FNP-BC Verified
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Washington, DC 20005
As a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner(PMHNP), I find it indispensable to have the ability to actively manage mental and physical conditions cohesively. PMHNP primary focus is promoting mental health through assessment, diagnosis, disease prevention and treatment. PMHNP are proficient in the art and science of psychotherapy. PMHNP provide comprehensive patient centered MH and psychiatric care in a variety of settings such as in-patient facilities, state psychiatric facilities, correctional facilities, MH centers and schools. PMHNP execute treatment plans by means of pharmacotherapy and psychotherapeutic interventions.
Personality Disorders
(202) 412-8285
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Washington, DC 20005
Personality Disorders
As a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner(PMHNP), I find it indispensable to have the ability to actively manage mental and physical conditions cohesively. PMHNP primary focus is promoting mental health through assessment, diagnosis, disease prevention and treatment. PMHNP are proficient in the art and science of psychotherapy. PMHNP provide comprehensive patient centered MH and psychiatric care in a variety of settings such as in-patient facilities, state psychiatric facilities, correctional facilities, MH centers and schools. PMHNP execute treatment plans by means of pharmacotherapy and psychotherapeutic interventions.
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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNP, CARN-AP Verified
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20016
In my practice, I understand that there are often concerns, worries, and even deep fears regarding psychiatry and psychopharmacology. This is why, along with a wholistic philosophy, I take a “start low and go slow” approach to medications, paying special attention to the medication potency and potential interactions with other medications prescribed by other providers. I also believe “knowledge is power,” so together, we spend significant time on education and explanation so that you understand the recommendations provided and you are fully comfortable with the treatment plan which I always provide in writing for your reference.
Personality Disorders
(509) 204-8660
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20016
Personality Disorders
In my practice, I understand that there are often concerns, worries, and even deep fears regarding psychiatry and psychopharmacology. This is why, along with a wholistic philosophy, I take a “start low and go slow” approach to medications, paying special attention to the medication potency and potential interactions with other medications prescribed by other providers. I also believe “knowledge is power,” so together, we spend significant time on education and explanation so that you understand the recommendations provided and you are fully comfortable with the treatment plan which I always provide in writing for your reference.
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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.
Personality Disorders
(571) 536-7421
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20009
Personality Disorders
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.
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.
Personality Disorders
(202) 601-3747
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Washington, DC 20037
Personality Disorders
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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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
Personality Disorders
(202) 337-3444
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Washington, DC 20007
Personality Disorders
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, Ronald Smith, MD, PhD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20007
Dr Ron Smith’s interest in Mid Life Growth, Reclaiming and Renewing Meaning in Ones Life, Ways to Serve Others and the Community and Nation, Adjusting to the Losses and Discovering the Joys of Aging continue to interest, fascinate and motivate his work. His long experience working with the Senate and House of Representatives, Twenty Years of travel in the Middle East meeting and evaluating World Leaders have provided a particular and rare expertise. His intense interest in sports, psychological adjustment to trades and retirements, injuries and substance use have created a unique prospective with special capacities to help.
Personality Disorders
(202) 858-1702
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Washington, DC 20007
Personality Disorders
Dr Ron Smith’s interest in Mid Life Growth, Reclaiming and Renewing Meaning in Ones Life, Ways to Serve Others and the Community and Nation, Adjusting to the Losses and Discovering the Joys of Aging continue to interest, fascinate and motivate his work. His long experience working with the Senate and House of Representatives, Twenty Years of travel in the Middle East meeting and evaluating World Leaders have provided a particular and rare expertise. His intense interest in sports, psychological adjustment to trades and retirements, injuries and substance use have created a unique prospective with special capacities to help.
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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20008
Dr. Cox is a board certified psychiatrist who welcomes adults from all backgrounds and over a wide breadth of diagnoses. His experience with mental health issues in various clinical settings and, indeed, having it hit very close to home has led to not only a dedication to the most comprehensive treatment, but to a compassion and understanding through which you will have an unwavering ally in which to work toward your goals. Whether you are altogether new to mental health or making a transition in providers, please call to discuss our options.
Personality Disorders
(202) 915-6964
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20008
Personality Disorders
Dr. Cox is a board certified psychiatrist who welcomes adults from all backgrounds and over a wide breadth of diagnoses. His experience with mental health issues in various clinical settings and, indeed, having it hit very close to home has led to not only a dedication to the most comprehensive treatment, but to a compassion and understanding through which you will have an unwavering ally in which to work toward your goals. Whether you are altogether new to mental health or making a transition in providers, please call to discuss our options.
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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNP, FNP Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20002
Dr. Ngozi M. Okudoh is an experienced Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who provides caring, effective, and evidence-based treatments to meet the needs of her patients. She strives to provide empathy and warmth when treating patients. Dr. Okudoh believes that trust in the clinical setting is fostered by taking the adequate time to meet the needs of her patients. She is a major proponent of psychotherapy and well versed in cognitive behavioral therapy. She believes in using psychiatric medications judiciously and when appropriate to treat the patient in the most effective and safe manner.
Personality Disorders
(240) 439-8443
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Washington, DC 20002
Personality Disorders
Dr. Ngozi M. Okudoh is an experienced Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who provides caring, effective, and evidence-based treatments to meet the needs of her patients. She strives to provide empathy and warmth when treating patients. Dr. Okudoh believes that trust in the clinical setting is fostered by taking the adequate time to meet the needs of her patients. She is a major proponent of psychotherapy and well versed in cognitive behavioral therapy. She believes in using psychiatric medications judiciously and when appropriate to treat the patient in the most effective and safe manner.
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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.
Personality Disorders
(240) 453-4561
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20528
Personality Disorders
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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Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20036
As a board-certified psychiatrist, I have over 17 years of experience in private and community practice successfully treating adults needing help with symptoms of mood, anxiety and thought disorders.
Personality Disorders
(202) 999-3755
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Washington, DC 20036
Personality Disorders
As a board-certified psychiatrist, I have over 17 years of experience in private and community practice successfully treating adults needing help with symptoms of mood, anxiety and thought disorders.

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Personality Disorders (Paranoid, Narcissistic) Psychiatrists
If you're looking for help with personality disorders in Washington or for a Washington personality disorder psychiatrist these professionals provide therapy for personality disorders. They include personality disorder psychiatrists, personality disorder psychologists, personality disorder psychotherapists and personality disorder counselors. They can help with character disorders, paranoid, schizoid, schizotypal, borderline, antisocial, histrionic and Washington narcissistic personality disorders.

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.