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. "
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(206) 565-0232
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Seattle, Washington 98112
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"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. "
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."
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(206) 745-4453
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Seattle, Washington 98112
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"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."
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."
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(206) 432-0471
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Seattle, Washington 98116
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"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."
Bertrand Lee Wicholas, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98105
"I specialize in the treatment of adolescents and adults with a range of mental health concerns. I treat clients in a professional and confidential setting that feels safe and non-judgmental. My practice draws upon a variety of evidence-based psychotherapies and utilizes psychiatric medications if appropriate. I believe that for any treatment to be effective, it must be built upon a trusting and collaborative therapeutic relationship that reflects each client's individual needs and personal values. I believe in a down-to-earth and transparent approach to psychiatry that views genuine human connection as the foundation of any treatment."
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(206) 745-6315
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Seattle, Washington 98105
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"I specialize in the treatment of adolescents and adults with a range of mental health concerns. I treat clients in a professional and confidential setting that feels safe and non-judgmental. My practice draws upon a variety of evidence-based psychotherapies and utilizes psychiatric medications if appropriate. I believe that for any treatment to be effective, it must be built upon a trusting and collaborative therapeutic relationship that reflects each client's individual needs and personal values. I believe in a down-to-earth and transparent approach to psychiatry that views genuine human connection as the foundation of any treatment."
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 |"
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(206) 207-1479
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Seattle, Washington 98103
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"Clinic Hours: by appointments only | Sunday to Thursday in Fremont Seattle | daytime and evening appointments available |"
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."
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(206) 823-1533
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Seattle, Washington 98107
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"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."
Sasha Waring, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98119
"I became a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist so that I could dedicate my professional life to helping individuals of all ages, as well as families and communities, overcome challenges and achieve greater enjoyment and meaning in their lives. I treat people of all ages, tailoring psychotherapy and/or medication treatments to their unique needs and desires. Depending on your situation, I can work closely with your other providers, such as a therapist or primary care doctor, or I can be your primary mental health clinician. Regardless, I am dedicated to helping you get well and stay well. Read more at www.waringmd.com."
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(206) 488-1453
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Seattle, Washington 98119
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"I became a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist so that I could dedicate my professional life to helping individuals of all ages, as well as families and communities, overcome challenges and achieve greater enjoyment and meaning in their lives. I treat people of all ages, tailoring psychotherapy and/or medication treatments to their unique needs and desires. Depending on your situation, I can work closely with your other providers, such as a therapist or primary care doctor, or I can be your primary mental health clinician. Regardless, I am dedicated to helping you get well and stay well. Read more at www.waringmd.com."
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."
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(206) 488-0952
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Seattle, Washington 98101
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"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."
Annelise Joslin, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, BSN, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98107
"I am a board-certified Lifespan Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with a focus on dual diagnosis of chemical dependency and mental health disorders. Many of my years as a registered nurse were spent working in detoxification centers and substance abuse treatment centers. I continued my career working with child & adolescent mental health, medication assisted substance abuse treatment, ADHD & adult mental health. As your provider, I will partner with you to establish a realistic plan for recovery. My practice will open in the next 6 months and I look forward to working with you!"
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Seattle, Washington 98107
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"I am a board-certified Lifespan Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with a focus on dual diagnosis of chemical dependency and mental health disorders. Many of my years as a registered nurse were spent working in detoxification centers and substance abuse treatment centers. I continued my career working with child & adolescent mental health, medication assisted substance abuse treatment, ADHD & adult mental health. As your provider, I will partner with you to establish a realistic plan for recovery. My practice will open in the next 6 months and I look forward to working with you!"
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. "
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(206) 453-5707
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Seattle, Washington 98115
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"*** 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. "
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. "
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(206) 565-0641
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Seattle, Washington 98105
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"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. "
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."
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(206) 866-2682
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Seattle, Washington 98119
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"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."
Ashley Harmon, M.D., Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Seattle, Washington 98112
"Each person, child or adult, is growing and changing in a unique way. Biology, psychology, and social circumstances are all important in treating individuals, couples, and families. I draw from a variety of therapeutic approaches including psychoanalytic psychotherapy, psychotherapy for children, family therapy, and conservative psychopharmacology."
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(206) 557-6062
Seattle, Washington 98112
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"Each person, child or adult, is growing and changing in a unique way. Biology, psychology, and social circumstances are all important in treating individuals, couples, and families. I draw from a variety of therapeutic approaches including psychoanalytic psychotherapy, psychotherapy for children, family therapy, and conservative psychopharmacology."
Wadsworth Psychiatric Services PLLC, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, JD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Seattle, Washington 98101
"Accepting new patients with appointments available in the same week. Treatment for children and adults with various conditions. Conditions treated but not limited to are: Depression, Anxiety, ADHD (children and adults), Mood Disorders, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Eating Disorders, Schizophrenia, Suboxone Treatment for Opioid Dependence, and Dementia."
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(425) 230-4447
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Office is near:
Seattle, Washington 98101
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"Accepting new patients with appointments available in the same week. Treatment for children and adults with various conditions. Conditions treated but not limited to are: Depression, Anxiety, ADHD (children and adults), Mood Disorders, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Eating Disorders, Schizophrenia, Suboxone Treatment for Opioid Dependence, and Dementia."
Robyn Bennetts, Psychiatric Nurse
Psychiatric Nurse, MN, ARNP
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Seattle, Washington 98118
"I am a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with prescriptive authority for individuals of all ages. I have 13 years of experience in a variety of settings. I provide medication management with brief supportive therapy. My goal is to help people at all stages of development achieve their greatest potential. It is my strong belief that biology, psychology, and social circumstances shape our experiences and how we react to our environment. If you need more extensive therapy I have referrals in the office and other locations."
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(425) 728-8214
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Office is near:
Seattle, Washington 98118
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"I am a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with prescriptive authority for individuals of all ages. I have 13 years of experience in a variety of settings. I provide medication management with brief supportive therapy. My goal is to help people at all stages of development achieve their greatest potential. It is my strong belief that biology, psychology, and social circumstances shape our experiences and how we react to our environment. If you need more extensive therapy I have referrals in the office and other locations."
Diane Hutcheson, Psychiatric Nurse
Psychiatric Nurse, ARNP, MA, MN, PMHCS, BC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Seattle, Washington 98116
"Women and men are often stuck, stressed and feel trapped in their life. Many people use things that just do not work any longer. I help them to balance body, brain, mind, and spirit. I like to use what works. It is necessary to reduce emotional distress and discomfort. I use various methods to evaluate including: interviewing, listening, DNA testing, lab tests, metabolic, brain, and nutrition assessments. Nutritional supplements, exercise, medications, and hypnotherapy are used to rebalance and reduce stress. Coping skills and lifestyle change are necessary to live in health. Are you up for it? If so call me."
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(206) 455-7302
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Office is near:
Seattle, Washington 98116
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"Women and men are often stuck, stressed and feel trapped in their life. Many people use things that just do not work any longer. I help them to balance body, brain, mind, and spirit. I like to use what works. It is necessary to reduce emotional distress and discomfort. I use various methods to evaluate including: interviewing, listening, DNA testing, lab tests, metabolic, brain, and nutrition assessments. Nutritional supplements, exercise, medications, and hypnotherapy are used to rebalance and reduce stress. Coping skills and lifestyle change are necessary to live in health. Are you up for it? If so call me."
Dr. Brandi Morgan, Psychiatric Nurse
Psychiatric Nurse, DNP, FPMHNP, BC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Seattle, Washington 98115
" Our goal is to meet all of your therapy and medication needs. Through a web-based platform (tele psychiatry) we hope to maintain a relaxing environment for you as we allow for care to be given to you in your home, from the comfort of your couch, to a quiet space in your providers' office. We provide exceptional, personalized and timely access to psychiatric care with little to no wait time."
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(425) 250-9360
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Seattle, Washington 98115
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" Our goal is to meet all of your therapy and medication needs. Through a web-based platform (tele psychiatry) we hope to maintain a relaxing environment for you as we allow for care to be given to you in your home, from the comfort of your couch, to a quiet space in your providers' office. We provide exceptional, personalized and timely access to psychiatric care with little to no wait time."
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William V Healey, Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98104
"PROVIDING ACCURATE DIAGNOSIS AND INDIVIDUALIZED TREATMENT Serving Seattle for over 25 years - Dr. Healey is a board-certified and HIMS-approved psychiatrist. He specializes in working with adolescents and adults, age 15 and older, suffering with depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety and panic disorders, OCD, eating disorders and ADD-spectrum disorders. Dr. William Healey also specializes in FAA Mental Health Examinations. He has performed psychiatric evaluations of pilots needing mental health clearance ​for medical re-certification for more than 20 years. "
(206) 701-6144
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Seattle, Washington 98104
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"PROVIDING ACCURATE DIAGNOSIS AND INDIVIDUALIZED TREATMENT Serving Seattle for over 25 years - Dr. Healey is a board-certified and HIMS-approved psychiatrist. He specializes in working with adolescents and adults, age 15 and older, suffering with depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety and panic disorders, OCD, eating disorders and ADD-spectrum disorders. Dr. William Healey also specializes in FAA Mental Health Examinations. He has performed psychiatric evaluations of pilots needing mental health clearance ​for medical re-certification for more than 20 years. "
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."
(206) 488-1693
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Seattle, Washington 98103
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"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."
Mindful Cathy, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, RN, MS, ARNP, PMHNP
Verified by Psychology Today
Seattle, Washington 98103
"My practice is currently full and am unable to take new med management patients at this time. If you'd like to be on a waitlist if a space opens up, please contact me through my website at www.mindfulcathy.com. Treatment - we meet initially to together with you to help identify a diagnostic framework and help manage your psychiatric symptoms and issues in a safe, nonjudgmental therapeutic space. We can review together available treatment options, including psychiatric medications, as well as other evidence-based interventions such as regular counseling, movement/exercise, nutrition, expressive arts and mindfulness practices."
(206) 966-6039
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Seattle, Washington 98103
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"My practice is currently full and am unable to take new med management patients at this time. If you'd like to be on a waitlist if a space opens up, please contact me through my website at www.mindfulcathy.com. Treatment - we meet initially to together with you to help identify a diagnostic framework and help manage your psychiatric symptoms and issues in a safe, nonjudgmental therapeutic space. We can review together available treatment options, including psychiatric medications, as well as other evidence-based interventions such as regular counseling, movement/exercise, nutrition, expressive arts and mindfulness practices."

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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.