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Powellhurst
Portland, Oregon 97266
"Kristen is accepting clients ages 6 to 17 for medication management at our locations in Tualatin, Southeast, and Downtown Portland. The ideal client is already receiving psychotherapy services in the community and is looking to add medication management for conditions ranging from ADHD, to depression and anxiety. "
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"Kristen is accepting clients ages 6 to 17 for medication management at our locations in Tualatin, Southeast, and Downtown Portland. The ideal client is already receiving psychotherapy services in the community and is looking to add medication management for conditions ranging from ADHD, to depression and anxiety. "
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Portland, Oregon 97266
"I provide a wide variety of counseling services including individual, couples and marriage therapy to the people of Portland and East County. My goal is to address your individual interests and assist you in building health and well-being. Some of my specialties include workinging with blended families, anxiety and panic disorders, depression, grief work, post traumatic stress, abuse issues and stress management."
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"I provide a wide variety of counseling services including individual, couples and marriage therapy to the people of Portland and East County. My goal is to address your individual interests and assist you in building health and well-being. Some of my specialties include workinging with blended families, anxiety and panic disorders, depression, grief work, post traumatic stress, abuse issues and stress management."

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What is a Sleep Disorder or Insomnia?

Almost everyone goes through bouts of sleeplessness in Powellhurst, Portland 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 Powellhurst, Portland or psychiatrists who specialize in sleep in Powellhurst, Portland, or simply a Powellhurst, Portland sleep psychiatrist, can help. Likewise, insomnia specialists in Powellhurst, Portland or psychiatrists who specialize in insomnia in Powellhurst, Portland, or simply a Powellhurst, Portland insomnia psychiatrist, can help.

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

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Powellhurst, Portland 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 Powellhurst, Portland has many sub specialties including pediatric psychiatry (so check for Powellhurst, Portland child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Powellhurst, Portland). 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 Powellhurst, Portland, or mental health nurse practitioners, generally have a MS degree in nursing (MSN) and a few years training to become certified. Psychiatric nurse practitioners are able to assess and diagnose some mental health conditions and prescribe medication. Powellhurst, Portland Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have some basic training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.