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Denise Y O'Neil
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP, FNP-BC
Verified
Chattanooga, TN 37421
I am dual Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Family Nurse Practitioner here to help you make the best decision in regard to your mental health. I am a compassionate provider who encourages my clients to actively participate in the decision-making process, which results in autonomy, empowerment, and overall improvement in their wellbeing. If you find yourself wondering if medication may be an option for you and/or if you think you may need an adjustment to your current medication regimen, give me a call. We can work together to get your questions answered and determine the best approach for you.
I am dual Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Family Nurse Practitioner here to help you make the best decision in regard to your mental health. I am a compassionate provider who encourages my clients to actively participate in the decision-making process, which results in autonomy, empowerment, and overall improvement in their wellbeing. If you find yourself wondering if medication may be an option for you and/or if you think you may need an adjustment to your current medication regimen, give me a call. We can work together to get your questions answered and determine the best approach for you.
(423) 560-7180 View (423) 560-7180
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River City Counseling
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
2 Endorsed
Chattanooga, TN 37421
We are here to help you with your mental health needs. Our Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant are experienced working with a wide range of mental health conditions and we also have multiple therapists on-site for counseling services.
We are here to help you with your mental health needs. Our Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant are experienced working with a wide range of mental health conditions and we also have multiple therapists on-site for counseling services.
(423) 401-9315 View (423) 401-9315
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Lauren Louise Hansen: Bloom Medical
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, MEd, APRN, WHNP-BC, PMHNP
Verified
5 Endorsed
Chattanooga, TN 37421  (Online Only)
I provide comprehensive, holistic, medical-based mental health care.
I provide comprehensive, holistic, medical-based mental health care.
(615) 551-5941 View (615) 551-5941
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Erika Bales
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNP
Verified
2 Endorsed
Chattanooga, TN 37416  (Online Only)
Accepting new patients! Are you feeling overwhelmed? Taking the first step towards healing can be daunting, but you're not alone on this journey. I am here to help guide you towards a more fulfilling life with symptom relief. I believe in fostering a strong therapeutic alliance built on trust and respect. Together, we will create an effective treatment plan tailored to you. I combine evidence-based techniques with a holistic approach, taking into account your physical, emotional, and mental well-being. My goal is to support you in restoring and maintaining a healthier state of mind.
Accepting new patients! Are you feeling overwhelmed? Taking the first step towards healing can be daunting, but you're not alone on this journey. I am here to help guide you towards a more fulfilling life with symptom relief. I believe in fostering a strong therapeutic alliance built on trust and respect. Together, we will create an effective treatment plan tailored to you. I combine evidence-based techniques with a holistic approach, taking into account your physical, emotional, and mental well-being. My goal is to support you in restoring and maintaining a healthier state of mind.
(629) 276-5592 View (629) 276-5592

Online Psychiatrists

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Bright Star Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, MD
1 Endorsed
Maryville, TN 37801
Bright Star Child and Adolescent Psychiatry provides in-person appointments as well as virtual visits to provide mental health assessments and treatment to children and teens. Dr. Cynthia J. Easter, MD, is a board-certified pediatrician with extensive experience providing mental health care to children and adolescents. Dr. Easter evaluates and treats anxiety, depression, attention deficit and hyperactivity, disruptive mood dysregulation, oppositional defiance, and behavioral expressions of autism spectrum disorders as well as other mental health conditions. Give us a call to discuss how we can help your child shine.
Bright Star Child and Adolescent Psychiatry provides in-person appointments as well as virtual visits to provide mental health assessments and treatment to children and teens. Dr. Cynthia J. Easter, MD, is a board-certified pediatrician with extensive experience providing mental health care to children and adolescents. Dr. Easter evaluates and treats anxiety, depression, attention deficit and hyperactivity, disruptive mood dysregulation, oppositional defiance, and behavioral expressions of autism spectrum disorders as well as other mental health conditions. Give us a call to discuss how we can help your child shine.
(865) 205-8975 View (865) 205-8975
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Al Mathewson
Psychiatric Nurse, ARNP
Verified
Knoxville, TN 37922
Al Mathewson is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Tennessee who has been practicing since 2004. He holds an MSW degree from the University of South Carolina, as well as an MSN from the University of Tennessee. Al works collaboratively with his clients to build a plan that will work best for them. Outside of work, Al enjoys photography, playing guitar, and spending time with his granddaughters.
Al Mathewson is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Tennessee who has been practicing since 2004. He holds an MSW degree from the University of South Carolina, as well as an MSN from the University of Tennessee. Al works collaboratively with his clients to build a plan that will work best for them. Outside of work, Al enjoys photography, playing guitar, and spending time with his granddaughters.
(865) 302-3459 View (865) 302-3459
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Michelle Wojciechowski
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, FNP, PMHNP
Verified
Knoxville, TN 37909  (Online Only)
Michelle Wojciechowski, a licensed Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in Tennessee, specializes in teletherapy, providing comprehensive mental health support. With a focus on aiding individuals facing the challenges of addiction and depression, Michelle is dedicated to guiding her clients toward achieving their goals. Drawing from her extensive experience, she employs integrated therapeutic approaches to address the complexities of mental health. Having recognized the profound impact of addiction and depression on individuals, Michelle tailors her teletherapy sessions to empower clients to navigate these struggles effectively. Her compa
Michelle Wojciechowski, a licensed Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in Tennessee, specializes in teletherapy, providing comprehensive mental health support. With a focus on aiding individuals facing the challenges of addiction and depression, Michelle is dedicated to guiding her clients toward achieving their goals. Drawing from her extensive experience, she employs integrated therapeutic approaches to address the complexities of mental health. Having recognized the profound impact of addiction and depression on individuals, Michelle tailors her teletherapy sessions to empower clients to navigate these struggles effectively. Her compa
(865) 424-6235 View (865) 424-6235
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Edy Cerone, PMHNP, LLC
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, APRN
Verified
Knoxville, TN 37922
I am very passionate about providing care to those suffering from symptoms of anxiety, panic attacks, PTSD, depression, ADHD, insomnia, OCD, and other mental disorders. It is important for me to listen to my patient and include their concerns and needs in the plan of care. I started my own business in order to be able to spend time getting to know my patients. My goal is to assist my patients in ways to improve their mental wellbeing and have a more fulfilling life through medication management and counseling.
I am very passionate about providing care to those suffering from symptoms of anxiety, panic attacks, PTSD, depression, ADHD, insomnia, OCD, and other mental disorders. It is important for me to listen to my patient and include their concerns and needs in the plan of care. I started my own business in order to be able to spend time getting to know my patients. My goal is to assist my patients in ways to improve their mental wellbeing and have a more fulfilling life through medication management and counseling.
(865) 213-7363 View (865) 213-7363
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Teresa Arnold
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified
Knoxville, TN 37923  (Online Only)
I am a board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner (PMHNP-BC) with 6 years of nursing experience and 2 years of experience in psychiatry. My nursing background is in critical care, and I have experience treating high-acuity and high-risk patient populations across neurological, surgical, medical, trauma, and cardiac intensive-care settings. I transitioned into psychiatry due to my experience with vulnerable mentally ill and substance -addicted populations experiencing acute illness as a result of many years without adequate psychiatric care.
I am a board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner (PMHNP-BC) with 6 years of nursing experience and 2 years of experience in psychiatry. My nursing background is in critical care, and I have experience treating high-acuity and high-risk patient populations across neurological, surgical, medical, trauma, and cardiac intensive-care settings. I transitioned into psychiatry due to my experience with vulnerable mentally ill and substance -addicted populations experiencing acute illness as a result of many years without adequate psychiatric care.
(615) 437-9767 View (615) 437-9767
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Tammy Ellington
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, NP, DNP
Verified
Knoxville, TN 37922
Tammy Ellington is an ANCC board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. She has worked in both private practice and community mental health settings, and has experience treating anxiety and panic disorders, depression, bipolar disorders, psychosis, schizophrenia, schizoaffective, trauma, personality disorders, eating disorders, OCD, prolonged grief, postpartum depression, anger and impulse control issues, conduct disorders, ODD, autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, executive function deficits, sensory integration issues, suicidal ideation, self-harm, and co-occurring substance use.
Tammy Ellington is an ANCC board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. She has worked in both private practice and community mental health settings, and has experience treating anxiety and panic disorders, depression, bipolar disorders, psychosis, schizophrenia, schizoaffective, trauma, personality disorders, eating disorders, OCD, prolonged grief, postpartum depression, anger and impulse control issues, conduct disorders, ODD, autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, executive function deficits, sensory integration issues, suicidal ideation, self-harm, and co-occurring substance use.
(865) 432-0319 View (865) 432-0319
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Katy Nottingham
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified
2 Endorsed
Knoxville, TN 37922
I have more than a decade of experience in evaluating and treating patients across the lifespan, but I have special expertise in the pediatric and young-adult populations (ages 4-30). My practice focus includes anxiety, depression, impulse control disorders, autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, mood disorders, and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
I have more than a decade of experience in evaluating and treating patients across the lifespan, but I have special expertise in the pediatric and young-adult populations (ages 4-30). My practice focus includes anxiety, depression, impulse control disorders, autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, mood disorders, and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
(865) 568-8007 View (865) 568-8007
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Maryville Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified
Maryville, TN 37804
My team and I want to help you become your optimal self. We have a vast array of experience in many areas including severe mood disorders, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorders, trauma related disorders, and psychotic disorders. We see children, adolescents and adults. We are trained in complicated psychotropic medication management, multiple therapy modalities, and interventional techniques like Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) and Ketamine Therapy. Our goal is to offer the most world class psychiatric care in hopes of reducing suffering and helping individuals become the most optimal versions of their self.
My team and I want to help you become your optimal self. We have a vast array of experience in many areas including severe mood disorders, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorders, trauma related disorders, and psychotic disorders. We see children, adolescents and adults. We are trained in complicated psychotropic medication management, multiple therapy modalities, and interventional techniques like Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) and Ketamine Therapy. Our goal is to offer the most world class psychiatric care in hopes of reducing suffering and helping individuals become the most optimal versions of their self.
(865) 269-7582 View (865) 269-7582
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Tonya McCarroll
Psychiatric Nurse, ARNP
Verified
Knoxville, TN 37934
Tonya McCarroll is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Tennessee who has been practicing since 2023. Tonya approaches each patient with empathy and active listening. She embraces patient-centered care by involving the patient in their care plan and respecting their autonomy. Tonya maintains clear communication and fosters a non-judgmental atmosphere. Outside of work, Tonya loves to watch movies and read mystery books. She also loves spending time with her family and her dogs!
Tonya McCarroll is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Tennessee who has been practicing since 2023. Tonya approaches each patient with empathy and active listening. She embraces patient-centered care by involving the patient in their care plan and respecting their autonomy. Tonya maintains clear communication and fosters a non-judgmental atmosphere. Outside of work, Tonya loves to watch movies and read mystery books. She also loves spending time with her family and her dogs!
(865) 424-1283 View (865) 424-1283
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Mikayla Vican
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNPBC
Verified
Knoxville, TN 37922
Mikayla Vican is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She obtained a Bachelor of Nursing degree from South College in 2018 and a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2022. She also serves in the United States Air Force as an Aerospace Medical Technician since 2014. She has experience in caring for patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She provides psychiatric evaluation and medication management to patients that are 8 years of age and older.
Mikayla Vican is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She obtained a Bachelor of Nursing degree from South College in 2018 and a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2022. She also serves in the United States Air Force as an Aerospace Medical Technician since 2014. She has experience in caring for patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She provides psychiatric evaluation and medication management to patients that are 8 years of age and older.
(865) 395-6096 View (865) 395-6096
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Lisa Kaye Kruger
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, MSN, RN
Verified
Knoxville, TN 37923
Now accepting adult and adolescent patients who are interesting in exploring options for Anxiety disorders, Depression, ADHD, ADD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, adjustment difficulties and child - caregiver difficulties.
Now accepting adult and adolescent patients who are interesting in exploring options for Anxiety disorders, Depression, ADHD, ADD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, adjustment difficulties and child - caregiver difficulties.
(865) 345-5937 View (865) 345-5937
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Shannon Leah Hutchison
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, PMHNP
Verified
Knoxville, TN 37923  (Online Only)
I am a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with over 22 years of nursing experience. I have a passion for helping individuals live their most joyful lives. I see patients aged 18 and up with mental health conditions including anxiety, panic, insomnia, depression, bipolar disorder disorder, schizophrenia, and substance use disorders. I am currently accepting new patients.
I am a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with over 22 years of nursing experience. I have a passion for helping individuals live their most joyful lives. I see patients aged 18 and up with mental health conditions including anxiety, panic, insomnia, depression, bipolar disorder disorder, schizophrenia, and substance use disorders. I am currently accepting new patients.
(865) 290-7471 View (865) 290-7471
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Noelle K. Pease
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, ARNP
Verified
Knoxville, TN 37934
Noelle received her BSN from Tennessee Wesleyan University and MSN from Lincoln Memorial University. She is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She began her nursing career working with the pediatric population gaining experience with a variety of neurodevelopmental disorders and family centered approach to patient care. After 7 years in the nursing field she decided to further pursue her education in the mental health field.
Noelle received her BSN from Tennessee Wesleyan University and MSN from Lincoln Memorial University. She is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She began her nursing career working with the pediatric population gaining experience with a variety of neurodevelopmental disorders and family centered approach to patient care. After 7 years in the nursing field she decided to further pursue her education in the mental health field.
(865) 412-8736 View (865) 412-8736
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Crystal Kirby
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified
3 Endorsed
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Welcoming new patients in-person or thru telemedicine; commercial insurance accepted. Crystal offers medication management for mental health, with her aim to help you to thrive at your best! Are you in need of evaluation and medication management from someone who will listen carefully to your concerns? Crystal incorporates a holistic approach that encompasses your unique physical and mental health needs. You can conveniently book an appointment and typically be seen within two weeks. Telemedicine appointments are also offered for flexibility!
Welcoming new patients in-person or thru telemedicine; commercial insurance accepted. Crystal offers medication management for mental health, with her aim to help you to thrive at your best! Are you in need of evaluation and medication management from someone who will listen carefully to your concerns? Crystal incorporates a holistic approach that encompasses your unique physical and mental health needs. You can conveniently book an appointment and typically be seen within two weeks. Telemedicine appointments are also offered for flexibility!
(615) 789-1442 View (615) 789-1442
Photo of Brock Carter, Physician Assistant in Ooltewah, TN
Brock Carter
Physician Assistant, PA-C
Verified
Knoxville, TN 37929
I work with patients who are usually struggling with mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, or mood disorders. If you are seeking help to manage stress, improve your overall well-being, and find ways to achieve a better life balance, let's work together. We can find effective treatments and coping strategies to support your mental health challenges and improve your quality of life, so you can achieve mental and emotional stability, happiness, and fulfillment in your personal and professional lives. My goal is to empower you to take control of your mental health, and overcome your challenges.
I work with patients who are usually struggling with mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, or mood disorders. If you are seeking help to manage stress, improve your overall well-being, and find ways to achieve a better life balance, let's work together. We can find effective treatments and coping strategies to support your mental health challenges and improve your quality of life, so you can achieve mental and emotional stability, happiness, and fulfillment in your personal and professional lives. My goal is to empower you to take control of your mental health, and overcome your challenges.
(865) 345-5353 View (865) 345-5353
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Tanitha Moncier
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, CARN-AP
Verified
3 Endorsed
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Every journey begins with one step. Perhaps you are feeling “stuck” and repeating the same patterns? I am committed to creating the possibility of well-being for you and helping you live a more fulfilling life, let’s work together so you can feel your best. With my expertise as a double board certified psychiatric and family nurse practitioner, the focus of care in my practice is flexible and individualized to each client.
Every journey begins with one step. Perhaps you are feeling “stuck” and repeating the same patterns? I am committed to creating the possibility of well-being for you and helping you live a more fulfilling life, let’s work together so you can feel your best. With my expertise as a double board certified psychiatric and family nurse practitioner, the focus of care in my practice is flexible and individualized to each client.
(615) 619-4204 View (615) 619-4204

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FAQs - About Psychiatrists and Psychiatric Nurses

How can I find a psychiatrist in Ooltewah?

The Psychology Today Directory enables you to search specifically for psychiatrists, using the drop down provider menu in the navigation bar, by city or zip code, or by the name of the psychiatrist. Search results provide detailed profiles of professionals, including their treatment approach and areas of expertise. In addition, listings provide important information about each psychiatrist’s credentials, fees, payment options, and insurance affiliations. Directory users can select psychiatrists who meet an array of personally-desired criteria, such as familiarity with a specific community or condition.

What is the difference between a psychiatrist and a psychologist?

Psychiatrists are medical specialists who focus on understanding, diagnosing, and treating diseases of the brain and disorders of the mind and behavior. As physicians, psychiatrists are trained to recognize the often-subtle biological causes of mental disorders and to monitor the effects of mental disturbances on physical conditions, such as heart disease. Psychologists are especially attuned to the influence of early experience on development and behavior, emotional and cognitive processes, the nature of personality, and social functioning. They are also trained to deploy an array of psychological tests—IQ tests, personality tests, behavioral assessments—to gauge a person’s functioning.

What is a psychiatric nurse practitioner?

A psychiatric nurse practitioner, also known as a mental health nurse practitioner, is a registered nurse who completes advanced training in psychiatric care, earning either a master’s or doctoral degree in psychiatric nursing, and in the U.S., passes a national certification exam. Like psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners are trained to assess, diagnose, and treat mental health conditions. In some locales, psychiatric nurse practitioners can offer the full range of psychiatric care, including prescribing and managing medication. In other places, they must work in collaboration with a physician.

Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed psychiatrist?

The Psychology Today directory lists providers who offer legitimate mental health services to the public, including psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and counselors. All psychiatrists listed in the directory have a valid license issued by the state(s) in which they practice and are certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Providers whose license or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Some individuals or organizations provide services for which their state or country does not offer licenses, such as pastoral counseling. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

Can a psychiatrist prescribe medication?

Psychiatrists are licensed medical doctors who are trained to recognize the many ways body processes affect the functioning of the brain and mind. As physicians, they can prescribe medication. Patients who are prescribed medications will typically need to continue to see a psychiatrist so that the effects of the medication can be monitored. For many psychiatric conditions, including common disorders such as anxiety and depression, the preferred treatment is combination therapy—medication accompanied by psychotherapy.

Do psychiatrists offer therapy?

Psychiatrists are generally trained in a number of treatment modalities, including psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy, and, increasingly, somatic therapies. Typically, psychiatrists make a diagnosis and determine a course of treatment based on chemical or biological factors, using lab tests, brain scans and physical and psychological evaluations. While psychotherapy may be used in the first session to aid in diagnosis, it is not typically utilized in subsequent visits. In fact, after the introductory session, most sessions with a psychiatrist may only be 15-20 minutes in length and are largely focused on medication management. Many psychiatrists who do not offer psychotherapy work collaboratively with psychologists and other mental health clinicians and can refer clients seeking talk therapy to those providers.

How do I know if I need a psychiatrist or a therapist?

It is not always easy to know which type of mental health practitioner to choose. Many people are unaware of the root of their mental or behavioral problem. One way many people learn which type of care is best for them is by seeing their primary care provider first. Depending on the nature and severity of the symptoms, the physician may review their medical history or perform medical tests to determine whether biological factors are involved before making a referral. It is not necessary for a person to know precisely what type of care they need in order to seek help. Many psychiatrists and psychologists refer clients to each other depending on client needs.

Do I need a referral to see a psychiatrist?

A referral to a psychiatrist is often not required. However, seeing your primary care physician first can be helpful and actually prove to be a shortcut to getting what you need. Your PCP may have a clear idea whether psychiatric help is needed and/or which kind of mental health care would be most beneficial and refer you to the right type of practitioner. For that reason alone, some psychiatrists require a referral. Further, many insurance plans require a referral from a PCP if they cover all of part of the cost of seeing a specialist; if, however, you are paying out of pocket, you may not need a referral. In any case, a referral may speed the process of securing an appointment with a psychiatrist, especially in areas where there is a shortage of mental health specialists and new patients face long waits for appointments.