Deborah Seidel ARNP, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, ARNP, BC
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98103
"Welcome! I am a Board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Pracitioner. You may be considering therapy and/or medications because you are experiencing distress or dissatisfaction with some part of your life. I believe that I can help you to move through a challenging time by creating a safe place to talk about difficult situations. Therapy will be mutually designed to assst you to examing the cognitive, psychological and behavioral patterns that may interefere with your experiences of fulfillment in life. Sessions will be supportive and challenge you to examine your current life situation."
Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
(206) 488-1693
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98103
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Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
"Welcome! I am a Board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Pracitioner. You may be considering therapy and/or medications because you are experiencing distress or dissatisfaction with some part of your life. I believe that I can help you to move through a challenging time by creating a safe place to talk about difficult situations. Therapy will be mutually designed to assst you to examing the cognitive, psychological and behavioral patterns that may interefere with your experiences of fulfillment in life. Sessions will be supportive and challenge you to examine your current life situation."
Samantha Guijarro, Psychiatric Nurse
Psychiatric Nurse, ARNP, PMHNP, BC
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98103
"Being a nurse practitioner allows me to deliver integrative interventions on an individual basis. I provide a holistic approach to treating mental health issues using evidence-based practices by combining various psychotherapeutic interventions with psychiatric medications when appropriate. I offer psychopharmacological education and management to assess efficacy, tolerability, and monitor for possible risks. I am client-centered and interweave individual strengths into a treatment plan to promote wellness. I encourage individuals to have an active voice in their treatment. I will work with you to build a trusting therapeutic alliance by listening, understanding and providing support to achieve advantageous change."
Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
(206) 462-5874
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98103
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Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
"Being a nurse practitioner allows me to deliver integrative interventions on an individual basis. I provide a holistic approach to treating mental health issues using evidence-based practices by combining various psychotherapeutic interventions with psychiatric medications when appropriate. I offer psychopharmacological education and management to assess efficacy, tolerability, and monitor for possible risks. I am client-centered and interweave individual strengths into a treatment plan to promote wellness. I encourage individuals to have an active voice in their treatment. I will work with you to build a trusting therapeutic alliance by listening, understanding and providing support to achieve advantageous change."
Naomi R True, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNP-B
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98144
"I provide psychiatric evaluation and diagnoses along with medication management for individuals and families across the lifespan including children, adolescents, and adults and older adults. I also have a very therapeutic approach and work closely with clients on developing healthy coping skills, navigating stress and healing from past trauma. I have a very open interactive approach with the goal of empowering clients to participate fully in their healing process."
Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
(425) 230-3599 x1
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98144
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Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
"I provide psychiatric evaluation and diagnoses along with medication management for individuals and families across the lifespan including children, adolescents, and adults and older adults. I also have a very therapeutic approach and work closely with clients on developing healthy coping skills, navigating stress and healing from past trauma. I have a very open interactive approach with the goal of empowering clients to participate fully in their healing process."
Ophelia Blue, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, ARNP, ANP, PMHNP, PMHCNS
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98103
"Clinic Hours: by appointments only | Sunday to Thursday in Fremont Seattle | daytime and evening appointments available |"
Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
(206) 207-1479
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98103
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Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
"Clinic Hours: by appointments only | Sunday to Thursday in Fremont Seattle | daytime and evening appointments available |"
David G Zacharias, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, MPH
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98112
"The services I offer in my practice include psychotherapy, medication management, telepsychiatry, and ketamine treatment. My work with patients tends to be relational and existentially-oriented, focusing heavily on personal growth and empowerment within a larger context of meaning and values. Over my life, I've sought to understand individuals within a wide variety of frameworks—biological, behavioral, psychological, sociological, religious/spiritual, and philosophical. I bring these perspectives into treatment with each patient I work with as I join them in their own respective journey and struggles. "
Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
(206) 565-0232
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98112
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Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
"The services I offer in my practice include psychotherapy, medication management, telepsychiatry, and ketamine treatment. My work with patients tends to be relational and existentially-oriented, focusing heavily on personal growth and empowerment within a larger context of meaning and values. Over my life, I've sought to understand individuals within a wide variety of frameworks—biological, behavioral, psychological, sociological, religious/spiritual, and philosophical. I bring these perspectives into treatment with each patient I work with as I join them in their own respective journey and struggles. "
James Francis Hammel, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, MA, MSc, FAPA, FACLP
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98101
"Each of my clients is the "captain" of their ship; I am merely a co-captain (or perhaps highly qualified "guide".) I encourage my clients to be open-minded in seeking improvement and multifaceted, multifactorial change. Healing, at its best, includes attention to all aspects of a client's personhood. Although biochemical imbalances can certainly be a driving force for why psychiatric treatment is sought, healing requires a thorough, comprehensive medical assessment of all factors relevant to each individual, highly unique patient. Please see my website for more details about my background and practice philosophy. Thanks."
Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
(206) 488-0952
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98101
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Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
"Each of my clients is the "captain" of their ship; I am merely a co-captain (or perhaps highly qualified "guide".) I encourage my clients to be open-minded in seeking improvement and multifaceted, multifactorial change. Healing, at its best, includes attention to all aspects of a client's personhood. Although biochemical imbalances can certainly be a driving force for why psychiatric treatment is sought, healing requires a thorough, comprehensive medical assessment of all factors relevant to each individual, highly unique patient. Please see my website for more details about my background and practice philosophy. Thanks."
Laura Donnell, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, ARNP, PMHNP
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98109
"Welcome! I am a board certified family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner trained in psychiatric medication management and therapy. Whether you are interested in finding a medication prescriber who can continue a treatment regimen that is already working well, seeking psychiatric services for the first time, or rectifying improper diagnosis and/or treatment, I am excited to work with you to achieve your goals. Many people suffer for months or years because anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, ADHD, or a myriad of other mental health problems have been improperly diagnosed or undiagnosed altogether."
Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98109
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Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
"Welcome! I am a board certified family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner trained in psychiatric medication management and therapy. Whether you are interested in finding a medication prescriber who can continue a treatment regimen that is already working well, seeking psychiatric services for the first time, or rectifying improper diagnosis and/or treatment, I am excited to work with you to achieve your goals. Many people suffer for months or years because anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, ADHD, or a myriad of other mental health problems have been improperly diagnosed or undiagnosed altogether."
Amanda Hapenny, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, ARNP, PMHNP
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98107
"I am a board certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC), and I am dedicated to developing collaborative relationships with my clients. My approach is integrative and reconciles my client's goals with effective therapeutic treatment options. I treat all my clients with respect and partner with them to create a personalized, comprehensive, and sustainable treatment plan that strives to improve their quality of life. I am currently taking new patients at my practice."
Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
(206) 429-8007
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98107
Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
"I am a board certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC), and I am dedicated to developing collaborative relationships with my clients. My approach is integrative and reconciles my client's goals with effective therapeutic treatment options. I treat all my clients with respect and partner with them to create a personalized, comprehensive, and sustainable treatment plan that strives to improve their quality of life. I am currently taking new patients at my practice."
Brooke Heyman, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MS, ARNP, PMHNP
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98107
"I am a board-certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, and work with clients ages 18 and older. I hold an advanced clinical specialization in Holistic Nursing, and have a particular interest in Integrative Psychiatry. My training and licensure allow me to perform comprehensive psychiatric evaluations and integrative wellness assessments, and provide treatment through prescription medication and other non-pharmacological approaches."
Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
(206) 279-6451
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98107
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Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
"I am a board-certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, and work with clients ages 18 and older. I hold an advanced clinical specialization in Holistic Nursing, and have a particular interest in Integrative Psychiatry. My training and licensure allow me to perform comprehensive psychiatric evaluations and integrative wellness assessments, and provide treatment through prescription medication and other non-pharmacological approaches."
Jacob J Markovitz, MD, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98107
"I am a licensed psychiatrist with a particular interest in psychoanalytic psychotherapy. The minds and characters of people are infinitely varied and complex. This creates subtle but vital differences in the way that any two people manifest problematic thoughts, emotions, or behaviors. Consequently, I believe that effective treatment requires a genuine understanding and appreciation of the person seeking assistance, not just rout knowledge of the symptoms for which he or she seeks help. Psychotherapy aims to deepen an individual's self-awareness. Greater insight can decrease painful symptoms, resolve problematic patterns of behavior, and cultivate meaning in life."
Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
(206) 823-1533
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98107
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Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
"I am a licensed psychiatrist with a particular interest in psychoanalytic psychotherapy. The minds and characters of people are infinitely varied and complex. This creates subtle but vital differences in the way that any two people manifest problematic thoughts, emotions, or behaviors. Consequently, I believe that effective treatment requires a genuine understanding and appreciation of the person seeking assistance, not just rout knowledge of the symptoms for which he or she seeks help. Psychotherapy aims to deepen an individual's self-awareness. Greater insight can decrease painful symptoms, resolve problematic patterns of behavior, and cultivate meaning in life."
Zarah Kushner, ARNP, PLLC, Psychiatric Nurse
Psychiatric Nurse, DNP, ARNP
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98112
"My practice is currently full. I am a doctorally prepared, Psychiatric Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP). I offer combined individual psychotherapy and integrative medication management or psychotherapy alone for adults 18-65 y.o. from a whole person-centered, collaborative and social justice informed perspective. I come from a Health at Every Size framework towards health. I utilize labs to assess health objectively and do genetic testing specific to drug metabolism that is evidenced based to help guide prescribing choices. I incorporate nutrition, movement, sleep support and mindfulness into your care."
Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
(855) 848-4938
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98112
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Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
"My practice is currently full. I am a doctorally prepared, Psychiatric Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP). I offer combined individual psychotherapy and integrative medication management or psychotherapy alone for adults 18-65 y.o. from a whole person-centered, collaborative and social justice informed perspective. I come from a Health at Every Size framework towards health. I utilize labs to assess health objectively and do genetic testing specific to drug metabolism that is evidenced based to help guide prescribing choices. I incorporate nutrition, movement, sleep support and mindfulness into your care."
Alexandra J Pales, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, RN, MSN
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98115
"My practice is currently full as I cannot accept new clients. If you would like to be placed on a waitlist for future openings, please let me know. I do medication management with brief therapy in session. My approach to mental well being is one where I view you as an entire person, and not just a cluster of symptoms to address. I try to connect with you on a personal level, and move towards the best health we can achieve, together. Through understanding your goals, we will develop a treatment plan together, with your preferences and wishes in mind."
Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
(206) 743-9286
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98115
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Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
"My practice is currently full as I cannot accept new clients. If you would like to be placed on a waitlist for future openings, please let me know. I do medication management with brief therapy in session. My approach to mental well being is one where I view you as an entire person, and not just a cluster of symptoms to address. I try to connect with you on a personal level, and move towards the best health we can achieve, together. Through understanding your goals, we will develop a treatment plan together, with your preferences and wishes in mind."
Annabelle Simpson, MD, PLLC, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98119
"Dr. Annabelle Simpson graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine and subsequently, completed a General Psychiatry residency at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Simpson further enhanced her expertise by engaging in the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Fellowship at University of Washington/ Seattle Children's Hospital. During her tenure at the Medical University of South Carolina and University of Washington/ Seattle Children's Hospital, Dr. Simpson conducted research, trained clinicians and published in the area of Cultural Psychiatry. She adheres to a clinical style inclusive of cultural identity i.e., ethnicity, sexuality, gender identity, spirituality, family."
Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
(206) 866-2682
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98119
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Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
"Dr. Annabelle Simpson graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine and subsequently, completed a General Psychiatry residency at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Simpson further enhanced her expertise by engaging in the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Fellowship at University of Washington/ Seattle Children's Hospital. During her tenure at the Medical University of South Carolina and University of Washington/ Seattle Children's Hospital, Dr. Simpson conducted research, trained clinicians and published in the area of Cultural Psychiatry. She adheres to a clinical style inclusive of cultural identity i.e., ethnicity, sexuality, gender identity, spirituality, family."
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98112
"My practice is oriented towards long-term insight-oriented psychotherapy with children, adolescents, and adults, sometimes including medication management as part of an overall treatment plan. I seek to provide non-critical, empathic, and respectful listening which will enable my patients to feel safe as we explore together the sources of their distress. As a person achieves greater self-understanding, greater self-acceptance and compassion towards oneself becomes possible, and this helps relieve suffering and affords greater personal freedom to become one's authentic self."
Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
(206) 745-4453
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98112
Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
"My practice is oriented towards long-term insight-oriented psychotherapy with children, adolescents, and adults, sometimes including medication management as part of an overall treatment plan. I seek to provide non-critical, empathic, and respectful listening which will enable my patients to feel safe as we explore together the sources of their distress. As a person achieves greater self-understanding, greater self-acceptance and compassion towards oneself becomes possible, and this helps relieve suffering and affords greater personal freedom to become one's authentic self."
Sonia Nikolova, Psychiatric Nurse
Psychiatric Nurse, MN, ARNP, ACT
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98102
"NOT ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS. I offer an integrated approach of medication management and psychotherapy to adults. I will work with you towards clear goals to achieve mental wellness. I recommend medications if they are helpful and necessary for your healing, but I see them as only one part towards mental wellness. PLEASE NOTE: I prescribe controlled substances as a last resort once we have a well-established relationship, and with a verifiable record that other alternatives have failed. I aspire to create a sense of safety through empathy and non-judgment that will help us explore your challenges and facilitate healing."
Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
(206) 745-3021
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98102
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Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
"NOT ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS. I offer an integrated approach of medication management and psychotherapy to adults. I will work with you towards clear goals to achieve mental wellness. I recommend medications if they are helpful and necessary for your healing, but I see them as only one part towards mental wellness. PLEASE NOTE: I prescribe controlled substances as a last resort once we have a well-established relationship, and with a verifiable record that other alternatives have failed. I aspire to create a sense of safety through empathy and non-judgment that will help us explore your challenges and facilitate healing."
Heidi Iwanski, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98105
"I have been in practice since 2000, and continue to feel privileged to be able to work with many types of patients, adults and older adolescents, with a wide variety of concerns. I often work with people who have difficulty making major life transitions or changes, with maintaining their mood and confidence and with people who experience anxiety or difficulty with their thinking."
Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
(206) 673-2665
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98105
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Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
"I have been in practice since 2000, and continue to feel privileged to be able to work with many types of patients, adults and older adolescents, with a wide variety of concerns. I often work with people who have difficulty making major life transitions or changes, with maintaining their mood and confidence and with people who experience anxiety or difficulty with their thinking."
Abigail A Enelow Myers, Psychiatric Nurse
Psychiatric Nurse, MN, ARNP
Seattle, Washington 98112
"I specialize in Reproductive Mental Health which includes mental health difficulties during the various high risk times in a woman's life: perinatal, (pregnancy and postpartum), and perimenopause. In addition to working with pregnant and new mothers, I work with women experiencing the challenges of midlife transitions.These highly vulnerable times require compassion and support which I provide with counseling and if need be, medication. Social support is a very effective means for getting better. I will provide resources for different support networks in Seattle and outlying areas."
Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
(206) 735-4912
Seattle, Washington 98112
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Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
"I specialize in Reproductive Mental Health which includes mental health difficulties during the various high risk times in a woman's life: perinatal, (pregnancy and postpartum), and perimenopause. In addition to working with pregnant and new mothers, I work with women experiencing the challenges of midlife transitions.These highly vulnerable times require compassion and support which I provide with counseling and if need be, medication. Social support is a very effective means for getting better. I will provide resources for different support networks in Seattle and outlying areas."
Michael Weeks MD MSW Pllc, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD, MSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98105
"I have several decades of experience in mental health, first as a licensed clinical social worker and addiction specialist, and later teaching psychology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. I completed medical school in 2009 at Eastern Carolina University, trained for four years at the University of Washington, and became board certified in Washington State in 2017. As a psychiatrist, I pride myself as a medical doctor who will prescribe medications if appropriate but emphasizes psychodynamic psychotherapy for the best possible care of my patients. "
Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
(206) 565-0641
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98105
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Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
"I have several decades of experience in mental health, first as a licensed clinical social worker and addiction specialist, and later teaching psychology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. I completed medical school in 2009 at Eastern Carolina University, trained for four years at the University of Washington, and became board certified in Washington State in 2017. As a psychiatrist, I pride myself as a medical doctor who will prescribe medications if appropriate but emphasizes psychodynamic psychotherapy for the best possible care of my patients. "
Julie Nugent-Carney, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, ARNP, PMHNP
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98116
"I am a doctorally prepared psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner and have been a registered nurse for over 20 years, helping families cope with change, from childbirth to end-of-life. I provide life coaching and assist people with managing life transitions and relationship challenges. I've treated patients with a wide variety of mental health conditions including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, ADHD, personality disorder, insomnia and other common psychiatric diagnoses. In addition to prescribing medications when necessary, my focus with psychotherapy is to assist people with achieving their goals."
Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
(206) 432-0471
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98116
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Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
"I am a doctorally prepared psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner and have been a registered nurse for over 20 years, helping families cope with change, from childbirth to end-of-life. I provide life coaching and assist people with managing life transitions and relationship challenges. I've treated patients with a wide variety of mental health conditions including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, ADHD, personality disorder, insomnia and other common psychiatric diagnoses. In addition to prescribing medications when necessary, my focus with psychotherapy is to assist people with achieving their goals."
Cary Shore, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNP
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98115
"*** NOW OFFERING TELE-MEDICINE*** I am a doctorally prepared Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in the state of Washington, and provide the following services: comprehensive psychiatric evaluations and follow-ups, diagnose and prescribe medications as necessary, as well as providing therapy. I have a special interest in working with adults, particularly those in their 20s and 30s as many are starting to transition to adulthood. "
Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
(206) 453-5707
Verified
Seattle, Washington 98115
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Sleep or Insomnia
Coping Skills
"*** NOW OFFERING TELE-MEDICINE*** I am a doctorally prepared Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in the state of Washington, and provide the following services: comprehensive psychiatric evaluations and follow-ups, diagnose and prescribe medications as necessary, as well as providing therapy. I have a special interest in working with adults, particularly those in their 20s and 30s as many are starting to transition to adulthood. "

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What is a Sleep Disorder or Insomnia?

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

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

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Seattle Psychiatrists differ from other mental health professionals in that they may prescribe medication or psychotropics. Psychiatrists may conduct physical examinations, order and interpret lab tests and brain image scans, such as CT scans, CAT Scans and MRIs.

Some psychiatric practitioners in Seattle specialize in age groups (so check for Seattle child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Seattle). Those who work with the elderly are called geriatric psychiatrists or geropsychiatrists.

Other related specialties include psychopharmacology (certain states license Psychopharmacologists), psychiatric genetics and neuroimaging.

Psychiatric nurse practitioners in Seattle, or mental health nurse practitioners, perform many of the same functions as a psychiatrist. This includes diagnosing mental illness and prescribing medication. Seattle Psychiatric nurse practitioners also act as a therapist, helping patients with depression, anxiety and suicidal individuals, as well as other conditions that can be remedied with counseling.

Nurses monitor for side effects and responses to medical treatments and offer information on medications so that clients can make informed choices about their use.