Psychiatric Nurse, PhD, APN, PMHNP-B Verified
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Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
My approach to helping people is patient-centered and integrative. I practice evidence-based approaches and shared decision making. I am a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner trained at University of Pennsylvania and Rutgers University and a licensed psychologist trained at Temple University. As an assistant professor of medicine at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School I teach family medicine residents and medical students psychopharmacology, behavioral health and life style medicine. This provides me with a breadth of knowledge and unique experience particularly when people have physical health problems.
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(609) 564-5290 x1
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Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
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My approach to helping people is patient-centered and integrative. I practice evidence-based approaches and shared decision making. I am a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner trained at University of Pennsylvania and Rutgers University and a licensed psychologist trained at Temple University. As an assistant professor of medicine at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School I teach family medicine residents and medical students psychopharmacology, behavioral health and life style medicine. This provides me with a breadth of knowledge and unique experience particularly when people have physical health problems.
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Bolanle Akinronbi
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Westfield, NJ
Bolanle Akinronbi M.D is an empathic psychiatrist and a great listener. She offers practical recommendations and treatment solutions that uses her knowledge of medicine while taking into account the multiple factors that affect a person's wellness - biology, environment, diet, relationships and daily routine. Her treatment approach is dynamic, person centered and holistic. She believes that everyone can and should live as the best possible version of themselves at any point in time.
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(908) 617-0247
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Westfield, NJ
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
Bolanle Akinronbi M.D is an empathic psychiatrist and a great listener. She offers practical recommendations and treatment solutions that uses her knowledge of medicine while taking into account the multiple factors that affect a person's wellness - biology, environment, diet, relationships and daily routine. Her treatment approach is dynamic, person centered and holistic. She believes that everyone can and should live as the best possible version of themselves at any point in time.
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Garden Psych
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Monmouth Junction, NJ
Do you have a busy life? Do you wish for you and your family to be as successful as possible? Garden Psych is a mental health practice with focus on telepsychiatry. The advantage of Garden Psych is using telemedicine to take less time off school or work. We are open on WEEKDAY EVENINGS and WEEKENDS! We have helped thousands of adults and children become more successful in their lives.
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(848) 278-6172
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Monmouth Junction, NJ
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
Do you have a busy life? Do you wish for you and your family to be as successful as possible? Garden Psych is a mental health practice with focus on telepsychiatry. The advantage of Garden Psych is using telemedicine to take less time off school or work. We are open on WEEKDAY EVENINGS and WEEKENDS! We have helped thousands of adults and children become more successful in their lives.
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Garden Psych
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Monmouth Junction, NJ
Do you have a busy life? Do you wish for you and your family to be as successful as possible? Garden Psych is a mental health practice with focus on telepsychiatry. The advantage of Garden Psych is using telemedicine to take less time off school or work. We are open on WEEKDAY EVENINGS and WEEKENDS! We have helped thousands of adults and children become more successful in their lives. Our award winning team of experts can help you do the same!
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(848) 278-6049
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Monmouth Junction, NJ
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
Do you have a busy life? Do you wish for you and your family to be as successful as possible? Garden Psych is a mental health practice with focus on telepsychiatry. The advantage of Garden Psych is using telemedicine to take less time off school or work. We are open on WEEKDAY EVENINGS and WEEKENDS! We have helped thousands of adults and children become more successful in their lives. Our award winning team of experts can help you do the same!
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OCA Behavioral Health Services
Psychiatric Nurse, DNP, PMHNP-B, APN Verified
Verified
Brick, NJ
EVALUATION & FOLLOW-UP IS NOW AVAILABLE VIA TELEHEALTH DUE TO THE COVID-19 HEALTH CRISIS..... OCA Behavioral Health Services is dedicated to helping clients with their mental health needs. Through comprehensive psychiatric evaluation, customized individual treatment plan, and medication management, we help our clients to feel and function better in the quickest time possible. We team up with our clients in working through their issues cooperatively and collaboratively.
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(732) 504-3237
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Brick, NJ
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
EVALUATION & FOLLOW-UP IS NOW AVAILABLE VIA TELEHEALTH DUE TO THE COVID-19 HEALTH CRISIS..... OCA Behavioral Health Services is dedicated to helping clients with their mental health needs. Through comprehensive psychiatric evaluation, customized individual treatment plan, and medication management, we help our clients to feel and function better in the quickest time possible. We team up with our clients in working through their issues cooperatively and collaboratively.
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Sarah Burch Mathews
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Haddonfield, NJ
I am an ABPN board certified, licensed adult and geriatric psychiatrist providing psychiatric care for women throughout the lifecycle. Women often struggle with mood changes and anxiety related to their menstrual cycle, fertility issues, during pregnancy and the postpartum, and through the menopause transition. Others need to make challenging decisions regarding their psychiatric treatment when family planning. Older women are also at risk for depression, anxiety, and cognitive disorders. Psychiatric care of women often involves a comprehensive treatment plan, with the additional consideration of a hormonal contribution.
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(856) 651-1092
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Haddonfield, NJ
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
I am an ABPN board certified, licensed adult and geriatric psychiatrist providing psychiatric care for women throughout the lifecycle. Women often struggle with mood changes and anxiety related to their menstrual cycle, fertility issues, during pregnancy and the postpartum, and through the menopause transition. Others need to make challenging decisions regarding their psychiatric treatment when family planning. Older women are also at risk for depression, anxiety, and cognitive disorders. Psychiatric care of women often involves a comprehensive treatment plan, with the additional consideration of a hormonal contribution.
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Brain Mind Harmony
Psychiatrist, MD, FAPA Verified
Verified
Red Bank, NJ
We apply comprehensive approach. We are specialized in depression, anxiety, bipolar, PTSD, ADHD, addictions, sexuality, relationships and weight issues. Our psychiatrist combines medication, supplements and bio identical hormones in order to address the symptoms and their origin. We will match you with the best therapeutic approach based on your symptoms, preferences and personality: psychodynamic, cognitive, behavioral, EMDR, christian counseling or life coaching. We also offer outpatient detoxification for different drugs of abuse and alcohol, combined with counseling for relapse prevention and coping skills.
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
(732) 587-5715
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Red Bank, NJ
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
We apply comprehensive approach. We are specialized in depression, anxiety, bipolar, PTSD, ADHD, addictions, sexuality, relationships and weight issues. Our psychiatrist combines medication, supplements and bio identical hormones in order to address the symptoms and their origin. We will match you with the best therapeutic approach based on your symptoms, preferences and personality: psychodynamic, cognitive, behavioral, EMDR, christian counseling or life coaching. We also offer outpatient detoxification for different drugs of abuse and alcohol, combined with counseling for relapse prevention and coping skills.
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Berrios Psychotherapy Associates
Psychiatric Nurse, MSN, APN Verified
Verified
Nutley, NJ
As a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, I have over 40 years of experiencein conducting psychiatric evaluation and medication management as well as helping clients cope with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, and adjustment to life cycle changes. I work collaboratively with clients to establish a trusting, mutually respectful and supportive relationship, set goals, build upon strengths to increase confidence self-esteem, and work toward solving issues which often cause people to feel stuck. Medication is a major tool to address the psychiatric diagnoses and addiction.
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(201) 380-8542
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Nutley, NJ
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
As a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, I have over 40 years of experiencein conducting psychiatric evaluation and medication management as well as helping clients cope with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, and adjustment to life cycle changes. I work collaboratively with clients to establish a trusting, mutually respectful and supportive relationship, set goals, build upon strengths to increase confidence self-esteem, and work toward solving issues which often cause people to feel stuck. Medication is a major tool to address the psychiatric diagnoses and addiction.
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PMC- Mental Health Clinic
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, FNP-C, PMHNPBC, APN Verified
Verified
Elizabeth, NJ
Precious Medical Care (PMC) is a Psychiatric Mental Health Clinic based in New Jersey. Our goal is to keep you healthy at all times. Our practice is staffed with highly qualified psychiatric providers with many years of experience helping mental health patients to regain sound health and mind. We provide mental health services to treat different types of diagnoses including; Psychotic disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Crisis Intervention, Anxiety Disorder, Drug Addiction, Comorbidity, Deficit Disorder, and Medication Management in both inpatients and outpatients settings.
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(908) 840-8295
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Elizabeth, NJ
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
Precious Medical Care (PMC) is a Psychiatric Mental Health Clinic based in New Jersey. Our goal is to keep you healthy at all times. Our practice is staffed with highly qualified psychiatric providers with many years of experience helping mental health patients to regain sound health and mind. We provide mental health services to treat different types of diagnoses including; Psychotic disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Crisis Intervention, Anxiety Disorder, Drug Addiction, Comorbidity, Deficit Disorder, and Medication Management in both inpatients and outpatients settings.
Simbiat Adighije
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, PhD Verified
Verified
Elizabeth, NJ
Dr. Simbiat Adighije (Dr. Sim) has 10 years of experience in treating adults with PTSD, depression, anxiety, ADHD, Bipolar disorder and weight management. She practices as a Board Certified Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner licensed in NY and NJ. Dr. Sim graduated Summa Cum Laude from Rutgers University with Bachelors and Masters of Science degrees in Nursing. She further received a Medical Degree and PhD in Public Health from University of Science, Arts and Technology, Montserrat (Florida campus). She believes in a personalized treatment plan for each patient be it medication therapy and/or psychotherapy.
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(732) 335-6657
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Elizabeth, NJ
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
Dr. Simbiat Adighije (Dr. Sim) has 10 years of experience in treating adults with PTSD, depression, anxiety, ADHD, Bipolar disorder and weight management. She practices as a Board Certified Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner licensed in NY and NJ. Dr. Sim graduated Summa Cum Laude from Rutgers University with Bachelors and Masters of Science degrees in Nursing. She further received a Medical Degree and PhD in Public Health from University of Science, Arts and Technology, Montserrat (Florida campus). She believes in a personalized treatment plan for each patient be it medication therapy and/or psychotherapy.
Garden Psych
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Monmouth Junction, NJ
Do you have a busy life? Do you wish for you and your family to be as successful as possible? Garden Psych is a mental health practice with focus on telepsychiatry. The advantage of Garden Psych is using telemedicine to take less time off school or work. We are open on WEEKDAY EVENINGS and WEEKENDS! We have helped thousands of adults and children become more successful in their lives. Our award winning team of experts can help you do the same!
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
(732) 392-7233
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Monmouth Junction, NJ
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
Do you have a busy life? Do you wish for you and your family to be as successful as possible? Garden Psych is a mental health practice with focus on telepsychiatry. The advantage of Garden Psych is using telemedicine to take less time off school or work. We are open on WEEKDAY EVENINGS and WEEKENDS! We have helped thousands of adults and children become more successful in their lives. Our award winning team of experts can help you do the same!
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OCA Behavioral Health Services
Psychiatric Nurse, DNP, PMHNP-B, APN Verified
Verified
Brick, NJ
EVALUATION & FOLLOW-UP IS NOW AVAILABLE VIA TELEHEALTH DUE TO THE COVID-19 HEALTH CRISIS.... OCA Behavioral Health Services is dedicated to helping clients with their mental health needs. Through comprehensive psychiatric evaluation, customized individual treatment plan, and medication management, we help our clients to feel and function better in the quickest time possible. We team up with our clients in working through their issues cooperatively and collaboratively.
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
(848) 260-4873
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Brick, NJ
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
EVALUATION & FOLLOW-UP IS NOW AVAILABLE VIA TELEHEALTH DUE TO THE COVID-19 HEALTH CRISIS.... OCA Behavioral Health Services is dedicated to helping clients with their mental health needs. Through comprehensive psychiatric evaluation, customized individual treatment plan, and medication management, we help our clients to feel and function better in the quickest time possible. We team up with our clients in working through their issues cooperatively and collaboratively.
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Leena Rajagopal
Psychiatrist, MD, MBBS Verified
Verified
Fort Lee, NJ
Hi, I am a board certified general adult and forensic psychiatrist. I have experience in treating patients with mental illness in a variety of settings. I am licensed in New Jersey and New York and offer telepsychiatry at this time. During these stressful times, some of you may have developed new onset depression and anxiety, whereas some may experience worsening of older conditions. Whether you are experiencing new onset or worsening depression, anxiety, mood fluctuations, interpersonal problems, or other serious symptoms; ultimately these prevent you from living your life to your fullest potential. I want to help you feel better.
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(551) 313-9551
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Fort Lee, NJ
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
Hi, I am a board certified general adult and forensic psychiatrist. I have experience in treating patients with mental illness in a variety of settings. I am licensed in New Jersey and New York and offer telepsychiatry at this time. During these stressful times, some of you may have developed new onset depression and anxiety, whereas some may experience worsening of older conditions. Whether you are experiencing new onset or worsening depression, anxiety, mood fluctuations, interpersonal problems, or other serious symptoms; ultimately these prevent you from living your life to your fullest potential. I want to help you feel better.
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Jessica Halpern
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Mountainside, NJ
It is my duty and pleasure to ensure that everyone who enters my office feels welcomed, listened to, and validated in their feelings. While working with you, I will assess whether or not medication is necessary to aid in your progress and if it is, I will work with you to find the one right for you and your symptoms. My goal is to become an ally for each of my clients by taking an empathic approach to gain a deeper understanding of their current struggles. You will find me to be interactive and engaged in every session.
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(908) 258-6534
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Mountainside, NJ
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
It is my duty and pleasure to ensure that everyone who enters my office feels welcomed, listened to, and validated in their feelings. While working with you, I will assess whether or not medication is necessary to aid in your progress and if it is, I will work with you to find the one right for you and your symptoms. My goal is to become an ally for each of my clients by taking an empathic approach to gain a deeper understanding of their current struggles. You will find me to be interactive and engaged in every session.
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Total Wellness Center
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, P, M, H, N, P Verified
Verified
Montclair, NJ
Total Wellness Center is psychiatry and counseling practice that offers treatment both in-person and via Telehealth. With offices in New Jersey and Connecticut, all of our doctors come from Ivy league schools. We offer evening and weekends appointments and accept major insurance plans such as Horizon, Cigna, Aetna and others. Not all doctors and therapists are in-network with all insurances, please contact our office for more information on how to book an appointment. Aside from Medication management and Psychotherapy. we provide Hypnotherapy, Group therapy and divorce mediation.
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(862) 263-7056 x1
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Montclair, NJ
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
Total Wellness Center is psychiatry and counseling practice that offers treatment both in-person and via Telehealth. With offices in New Jersey and Connecticut, all of our doctors come from Ivy league schools. We offer evening and weekends appointments and accept major insurance plans such as Horizon, Cigna, Aetna and others. Not all doctors and therapists are in-network with all insurances, please contact our office for more information on how to book an appointment. Aside from Medication management and Psychotherapy. we provide Hypnotherapy, Group therapy and divorce mediation.
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Farkhanda I Farooqi
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, MSN, FSMHNP, AGPC-BC, CASAC, FN-CSA Verified
Verified
Warren, NJ
I provide pharmacotherapy and when prescribing medication I am comprehensive on every patient's assessment and do not rush to prescribe medication. I am a strong believer of the positive and faster effects medication is able to bring about when in combination with psychotherapy.
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(551) 243-7293
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Warren, NJ
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
I provide pharmacotherapy and when prescribing medication I am comprehensive on every patient's assessment and do not rush to prescribe medication. I am a strong believer of the positive and faster effects medication is able to bring about when in combination with psychotherapy.
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Joseph A. Donnellan, M.D.
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Hillsborough, NJ
Hi! I have 27 years experience as a board-certified psychiatrist in central New Jersey. My specialties are eating disorders, depression, anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder. I have been the medical director of the Eating Disorders Program at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset (formerly Somerset Medical Center) for 22 years and I am the Chief of Psychiatry there, a position I have held since 1999. I have a private-practice in Hillsborough, which I started in 1993. I believe that one size does NOT fit all and every patient needs a unique treatment plan that should be developed together between professional and patient.
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(908) 332-5624
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Hillsborough, NJ
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
Hi! I have 27 years experience as a board-certified psychiatrist in central New Jersey. My specialties are eating disorders, depression, anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder. I have been the medical director of the Eating Disorders Program at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset (formerly Somerset Medical Center) for 22 years and I am the Chief of Psychiatry there, a position I have held since 1999. I have a private-practice in Hillsborough, which I started in 1993. I believe that one size does NOT fit all and every patient needs a unique treatment plan that should be developed together between professional and patient.
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Vioral Health and Behavioral Services
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APN Verified
Verified
Forked River, NJ
I am an experienced and empathic nurse practitioner that treats my patient with respect and dignity. I am very comfortable with complex chronic cases, worked on the inpatient psychiatric units as well as emergency rooms. call for an appointment today, and let us work hand in hand on your journey back to calmness.
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
(732) 592-3794
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Forked River, NJ
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
I am an experienced and empathic nurse practitioner that treats my patient with respect and dignity. I am very comfortable with complex chronic cases, worked on the inpatient psychiatric units as well as emergency rooms. call for an appointment today, and let us work hand in hand on your journey back to calmness.
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Valerie Magrino, Psych Nurse Practitioner, LLC
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, BC Verified
Verified
Shrewsbury, NJ
I treat families; adults, adolescents and children. I have years of experience working with children and adolescents on the inpatient Children's Crisis Intervention Services unit at Monmouth Medical Center. I received my Master's Degree in Nursing from Monmouth University, with a concentration in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing over the Lifespan. I continue to advance my training and expertise by regularly attending professional courses and workshops. I am well versed in the latest research and treatment approaches to provide you with the most empathetic care in a warm and supportive environment.
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(732) 719-4349
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Shrewsbury, NJ
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
I treat families; adults, adolescents and children. I have years of experience working with children and adolescents on the inpatient Children's Crisis Intervention Services unit at Monmouth Medical Center. I received my Master's Degree in Nursing from Monmouth University, with a concentration in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing over the Lifespan. I continue to advance my training and expertise by regularly attending professional courses and workshops. I am well versed in the latest research and treatment approaches to provide you with the most empathetic care in a warm and supportive environment.
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Precious Medical Care
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNP, FNP-C, MHA, NEA-BC Verified
Verified
Elizabeth, NJ
Precious Medical Care (PMC) is a Psychiatric Mental Health Clinic based in New Jersey. Our goal is to keep you healthy at all times. Our practice is staffed with highly qualified psychiatric providers with many years of experience helping mental health patients to regain sound health and mind.
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
(908) 768-3907
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Elizabeth, NJ
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
Precious Medical Care (PMC) is a Psychiatric Mental Health Clinic based in New Jersey. Our goal is to keep you healthy at all times. Our practice is staffed with highly qualified psychiatric providers with many years of experience helping mental health patients to regain sound health and mind.

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Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum (Postpartum Depression, Pregnancy Issues, Prenatal Issues) Psychiatrists
Lawrenceville Prenatal and Postpartum psychiatrists who have a special focus on pregnancy, prenatal and postpartum issues, help with depression, anxiety, and wellness. Prenatal challenges and concerns, including depression, are handled by prenatal psychiatrists in Lawrenceville. Postpartum counseling in Lawrenceville addresses issues ranging from postpartum depression to general concerns. Pregnancy counseling in Lawrenceville will help new and expectant mothers through the challenging process of becoming a new parent.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Lawrenceville 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 Lawrenceville has many sub specialties including pediatric psychiatry (so check for Lawrenceville child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Lawrenceville). 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 Lawrenceville, 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. Lawrenceville Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.