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"Cornell and Columbia trained, Dr. Lopez does not believe in one-size-fits-all treatments. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the national Child and Adolescent Psychiatry society (AACAP) and believes in down-to-earth approaches that really make sense. Dr. Lopez is also an adult psychotherapist with many years of training in the most in-depth psychotherapies. He provides interventions that have clear results. He is also a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and teaches at Cornell and Columbia specialized training programs. He now brings to Connecticut the latest knowledge to help kids, parents, and adult patients. "
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"Cornell and Columbia trained, Dr. Lopez does not believe in one-size-fits-all treatments. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the national Child and Adolescent Psychiatry society (AACAP) and believes in down-to-earth approaches that really make sense. Dr. Lopez is also an adult psychotherapist with many years of training in the most in-depth psychotherapies. He provides interventions that have clear results. He is also a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and teaches at Cornell and Columbia specialized training programs. He now brings to Connecticut the latest knowledge to help kids, parents, and adult patients. "

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What is a Sleep Disorder or Insomnia?

Almost everyone goes through bouts of sleeplessness in 20850 from time to time. Chronic insomnia, however, is marked by difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, or waking up too early. If it takes you thirty minutes or more to fall asleep, or you're awake for thirty minutes or more during the night at least three times a week-for a month or more-you're likely suffering from insomnia.

Insomnia has major effects on mood as well as alertness. It is also a classic symptom of depression.

The most effective treatments for chronic insomnia are behavioral techniques that eliminate sleep anxiety and allow the body's own sleep cycle to kick in. It may require as little as doing nothing. But Sleep specialists in 20850 or psychiatrists who specialize in sleep in 20850, or simply a 20850 sleep psychiatrist, can help. Likewise, insomnia specialists in 20850 or psychiatrists who specialize in insomnia in 20850, or simply a 20850 insomnia psychiatrist, can help.

Sleep disorders may include sleep apnea, narcolepsy or simply chronic snoring.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 20850 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

20850 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 20850 has many sub specialties including pediatric psychiatry (so check for 20850 child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in 20850). 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 20850, 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. 20850 Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.