Telepsychiatry for Austin, TX

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Elizabeth Ssemanda
Psychiatrist, MD, PhD
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Austin, TX 78731  (Online Only)
Are you running on autopilot? Feeling burnt out? Tired of taking on other people’s emotional baggage or being told to just figure it out? We are your PARTNER in getting from being overwhelmed to living life with grace and ease. Across the globe, the mental health crisis has escalated over the last decade. No groups have felt this as strongly as healers, caregivers, and empaths. They must manage their stress while caring for individuals, young and old. Healers, caregivers, and empaths, it’s time for you to go from surviving to thriving.
Are you running on autopilot? Feeling burnt out? Tired of taking on other people’s emotional baggage or being told to just figure it out? We are your PARTNER in getting from being overwhelmed to living life with grace and ease. Across the globe, the mental health crisis has escalated over the last decade. No groups have felt this as strongly as healers, caregivers, and empaths. They must manage their stress while caring for individuals, young and old. Healers, caregivers, and empaths, it’s time for you to go from surviving to thriving.
(512) 661-0527 View (512) 661-0527
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Pooja Memula
Physician Assistant, PA-C
Verified Verified
Austin, TX 78704
Pooja’s priority is to help her patients feel better mentally and physically. She is dedicated to creating a customized treatment plan that caters to each patient’s individual needs. She believes it is important that the patient feels comfortable, heard and safe when receiving mental health services. Having the privilege to help improve one’s health journey is something she deeply values. She makes it a priority to collaborate with your therapist to ensure you have the best team of clinicians to guide and maximize patient centered care. PLEASE note: I do not prescribe stimulants like Adderall.
Pooja’s priority is to help her patients feel better mentally and physically. She is dedicated to creating a customized treatment plan that caters to each patient’s individual needs. She believes it is important that the patient feels comfortable, heard and safe when receiving mental health services. Having the privilege to help improve one’s health journey is something she deeply values. She makes it a priority to collaborate with your therapist to ensure you have the best team of clinicians to guide and maximize patient centered care. PLEASE note: I do not prescribe stimulants like Adderall.
(512) 790-7847 View (512) 790-7847
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Melanie Foutz
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP
Verified Verified
7 Endorsed
Austin, TX 78757  (Online Only)
In today's world, many of us find ourselves navigating the complex terrain of mental health, dealing with the everyday struggles associated with conditions such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, psychosis, etc. Feeling overwhelmed by your current situation? Feeling isolated or fatigued? If you or someone you know is experiencing symptoms like feeling consistently sad or down, grappling with excessive worries or fear, or are enduring extreme mood swings, I am here to offer guidance and collaboratively problem solve. I want to empower you to actively participate in treatment planning so that we can best meet your needs.
In today's world, many of us find ourselves navigating the complex terrain of mental health, dealing with the everyday struggles associated with conditions such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, psychosis, etc. Feeling overwhelmed by your current situation? Feeling isolated or fatigued? If you or someone you know is experiencing symptoms like feeling consistently sad or down, grappling with excessive worries or fear, or are enduring extreme mood swings, I am here to offer guidance and collaboratively problem solve. I want to empower you to actively participate in treatment planning so that we can best meet your needs.
(737) 232-5971 View (737) 232-5971
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Bruce Bassi
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Austin, TX 78748
We are a group practice (of psychiatrists and therapists). We have availability within 1-2 weeks (sometimes the same week!). We have 4.9 star average of over 300+ reviews (on our website). Feel free to call or message us to request an ASAP appointment. You might be a bit hesitant about receiving treatment over the internet if you haven’t done it before, and that’s totally understandable. If we can provide you any reassurance, most people end up finding they enjoy virtual visits more than going to an office.
We are a group practice (of psychiatrists and therapists). We have availability within 1-2 weeks (sometimes the same week!). We have 4.9 star average of over 300+ reviews (on our website). Feel free to call or message us to request an ASAP appointment. You might be a bit hesitant about receiving treatment over the internet if you haven’t done it before, and that’s totally understandable. If we can provide you any reassurance, most people end up finding they enjoy virtual visits more than going to an office.
(512) 601-4959 View (512) 601-4959
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Shana Alexander
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, LPC, PMHNPBC
Verified Verified
Austin, TX 78759
Shana's philosophy of practice is “a generic perfect path for all does not exist in our reality; to treat every person a clinician sees as if one does, is to do a disservice to an individual’s uniqueness and personal strengths. Everyone deserves to explore and uncover which direction is the best for them”. This philosophy of practice has been developed from her experience across a variety of clinical populations, such as individuals struggling with mood, personality, and anxiety disorders, substance use disorders, grief/loss, homelessness, Active-Duty Service members and Veterans, and people in the criminal justice system.
Shana's philosophy of practice is “a generic perfect path for all does not exist in our reality; to treat every person a clinician sees as if one does, is to do a disservice to an individual’s uniqueness and personal strengths. Everyone deserves to explore and uncover which direction is the best for them”. This philosophy of practice has been developed from her experience across a variety of clinical populations, such as individuals struggling with mood, personality, and anxiety disorders, substance use disorders, grief/loss, homelessness, Active-Duty Service members and Veterans, and people in the criminal justice system.
(512) 902-3282 View (512) 902-3282
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Dr. Matthew Edward Masters Jr
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Austin, TX 78746
Board Certified in Addiction Medicine. Outpatient Detox and Treatment of Fentanyl Addiction. Specializing in: Suboxone for Opioid Addiction; Medical Detox; 12 Step Facilitation; and Dual Diagnosis treating Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar, and ADHD. Austin Monthly's Top Doctor in Addiction Medicine 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021. On the Faculty of Texas A & M School of Medicine-Round Rock with extensive teaching experience in the field of Addiction Medicine. Text us (preferred) or call for appointment at (512) 810-2079 and see our website for information at: www.drugfreeaustin.com
Board Certified in Addiction Medicine. Outpatient Detox and Treatment of Fentanyl Addiction. Specializing in: Suboxone for Opioid Addiction; Medical Detox; 12 Step Facilitation; and Dual Diagnosis treating Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar, and ADHD. Austin Monthly's Top Doctor in Addiction Medicine 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021. On the Faculty of Texas A & M School of Medicine-Round Rock with extensive teaching experience in the field of Addiction Medicine. Text us (preferred) or call for appointment at (512) 810-2079 and see our website for information at: www.drugfreeaustin.com
(512) 810-2079 View (512) 810-2079
Photo of Sonia Ike, MSN, PMHNPBC, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Sonia Ike
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNPBC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Austin, TX 78731  (Online Only)
I am a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) passionate about helping individuals become care for their mind and express themselves. The brain, like any other organ in the body, needs care and attention. We specialize in helping clients cope with stressful diagnoses such as cancers, diabetes, terminal illnesses, STD/STIs, and mental illnesses. It can be difficult struggling with a new diagnosis and not having anyone to talk to. A new diagnosis does not have to be daunting or defining! We are devoted to patient-centered and compassionate care.
I am a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) passionate about helping individuals become care for their mind and express themselves. The brain, like any other organ in the body, needs care and attention. We specialize in helping clients cope with stressful diagnoses such as cancers, diabetes, terminal illnesses, STD/STIs, and mental illnesses. It can be difficult struggling with a new diagnosis and not having anyone to talk to. A new diagnosis does not have to be daunting or defining! We are devoted to patient-centered and compassionate care.
(512) 515-9469 View (512) 515-9469
Photo of Hyojin Han, PMHNP, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Hyojin Han
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Austin, TX 78731  (Online Only)
I am a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner with prescribing authority. I offer medication management, alone or in combination with psychotherapy, to adults. We schedule new patient appointments through a form on our website. Please provide the requested information, and a member of our staff will respond promptly!
I am a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner with prescribing authority. I offer medication management, alone or in combination with psychotherapy, to adults. We schedule new patient appointments through a form on our website. Please provide the requested information, and a member of our staff will respond promptly!
(512) 764-0805 View (512) 764-0805
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Josh Ingleby
Physician Assistant, PA-C
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Austin, TX 78731
I am a board-certified psychiatric physician assistant with prescribing authority. I offer medication management, alone or in combination with psychotherapy, to adults. We schedule new patient appointments through a secure form on our website. Please provide the requested information, and a member of our staff will respond promptly! www.pondworkspsychiatry.com
I am a board-certified psychiatric physician assistant with prescribing authority. I offer medication management, alone or in combination with psychotherapy, to adults. We schedule new patient appointments through a secure form on our website. Please provide the requested information, and a member of our staff will respond promptly! www.pondworkspsychiatry.com
(512) 991-8774 View (512) 991-8774
Photo of Amelia Harding, PA-C, Physician Assistant
Amelia Harding
Physician Assistant, PA-C
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Austin, TX 78731
I am a board-certified psychiatric physician assistant practitioner with prescribing authority. I offer medication management, alone or in combination with psychotherapy, to adults. We schedule new patient appointments through a secure form on our website. Please provide the requested information, and a member of our staff will respond promptly! www.pondworkspsychiatry.com
I am a board-certified psychiatric physician assistant practitioner with prescribing authority. I offer medication management, alone or in combination with psychotherapy, to adults. We schedule new patient appointments through a secure form on our website. Please provide the requested information, and a member of our staff will respond promptly! www.pondworkspsychiatry.com
(512) 859-5685 View (512) 859-5685
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Pondworks - Bernard Kim MD
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Austin, TX 78731
I am a board certified, general adult psychiatrist, offering medication management--alone or in combination with psychotherapy--for adults. We schedule new patient appointments through a form on our website. Please provide the requested information, and a member of our staff will respond promptly!
I am a board certified, general adult psychiatrist, offering medication management--alone or in combination with psychotherapy--for adults. We schedule new patient appointments through a form on our website. Please provide the requested information, and a member of our staff will respond promptly!
(512) 765-9578 View (512) 765-9578
Photo of Candyce Willis, PMHNP, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Candyce Willis
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Austin, TX 78731  (Online Only)
I am a board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner with prescribing authority. I offer medication management, alone or in combination with psychotherapy, to adults. We schedule new patient appointments through a secure form on our website. Please provide the requested information, and a member of our staff will respond promptly! www.pondworkspsychiatry.com
I am a board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner with prescribing authority. I offer medication management, alone or in combination with psychotherapy, to adults. We schedule new patient appointments through a secure form on our website. Please provide the requested information, and a member of our staff will respond promptly! www.pondworkspsychiatry.com
(737) 201-0724 View (737) 201-0724
Photo of Anita Padilla Weekend Availability, MSN, APRN, PMHNP, ADHDCSP, CIMHP, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Anita Padilla Weekend Availability
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, APRN, PMHNP, ADHDCSP, CIMHP
Verified Verified
Austin, TX 78701  (Online Only)
I appreciate that it can be hard to find the right fit for your mental health needs. Let's face it, you can't get any more vulnerable than asking for help for your mental health. I take your trust in me very seriously. I know first hand how difficult it can be to overcome dark times. Patients have confided in me that in the past they have often felt unheard-even dismissed. I spend the time to truly listen and understand your concerns. I work with you to identify a treatment plan you are comfortable with. The outcomes are better and remission is achieved faster if you work together with a provider you trust to achieve your goals.
I appreciate that it can be hard to find the right fit for your mental health needs. Let's face it, you can't get any more vulnerable than asking for help for your mental health. I take your trust in me very seriously. I know first hand how difficult it can be to overcome dark times. Patients have confided in me that in the past they have often felt unheard-even dismissed. I spend the time to truly listen and understand your concerns. I work with you to identify a treatment plan you are comfortable with. The outcomes are better and remission is achieved faster if you work together with a provider you trust to achieve your goals.
(512) 360-9174 View (512) 360-9174
Photo of Samuel Omolade, PMHNP, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Samuel Omolade
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified Verified
Austin, TX 78731  (Online Only)
I have over 7 years of experience in the mental health field, working as a behavioral health nurse at Jacobi Medical Center, Nix Hospital, Perimeter Behavioral Health, and as a consultant at King Haven Counseling Group. I am a highly skilled and compassionate Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) with a wealth of experience in treating a wide range of psychiatric conditions. I have demonstrated my proficiency in helping individuals struggling with anxiety by implementing evidence-based treatment modalities, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and medication management.
I have over 7 years of experience in the mental health field, working as a behavioral health nurse at Jacobi Medical Center, Nix Hospital, Perimeter Behavioral Health, and as a consultant at King Haven Counseling Group. I am a highly skilled and compassionate Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) with a wealth of experience in treating a wide range of psychiatric conditions. I have demonstrated my proficiency in helping individuals struggling with anxiety by implementing evidence-based treatment modalities, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and medication management.
(512) 812-8765 View (512) 812-8765
Photo of Anita Padilla Weekend Availability, MSN, APRN, PMHNPBC, CIMHP, ADHDCSP, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Anita Padilla Weekend Availability
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, APRN, PMHNPBC, CIMHP, ADHDCSP
Verified Verified
Austin, TX 78701  (Online Only)
Thank you for your consideration as your next provider. I appreciate that it is difficult to find the right fit for your mental health concerns. One of the main concerns I have heard over the years is that patients do not feel heard when they reach out for help. I have carried this with me throughout my career. I spend the time to truly listen and understand your concerns. I work with you to identify a treatment plan you are comfortable with. The outcomes are better if you trust your provider and you work together to achieve remission.
Thank you for your consideration as your next provider. I appreciate that it is difficult to find the right fit for your mental health concerns. One of the main concerns I have heard over the years is that patients do not feel heard when they reach out for help. I have carried this with me throughout my career. I spend the time to truly listen and understand your concerns. I work with you to identify a treatment plan you are comfortable with. The outcomes are better if you trust your provider and you work together to achieve remission.
(512) 866-1616 View (512) 866-1616
Photo of Katharine Conrad, PA-C, Physician Assistant
Katharine Conrad
Physician Assistant, PA-C
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Austin, TX 78731
I am a board certified psychiatric physician assistant with prescribing authority. I offer medication management, alone or in combination with psychotherapy, to adults. We schedule new patient appointments through a secure form on our website. Please provide the requested information, and a member of our team will respond promptly! www.pondworkspsychiatry.com
I am a board certified psychiatric physician assistant with prescribing authority. I offer medication management, alone or in combination with psychotherapy, to adults. We schedule new patient appointments through a secure form on our website. Please provide the requested information, and a member of our team will respond promptly! www.pondworkspsychiatry.com
(512) 881-8916 View (512) 881-8916
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Bayo Owens
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, NP
Verified Verified
Austin, TX 78759
Dr. Bayo Owens, DNP, PMHNP-BC, is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Dr. Owens graduated with his Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Massachusetts Global. He received his Master’s in Psychiatric Mental Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) from Walden University. Dr. Owens works with a supervising Physician. He treats patients through various methods, including medications, psychotherapy, or talk therapy. Dr. Owens treats people between the ages of 17 to 65 with conditions such as ADHD, Anxiety, Bipolar, Insomnia, Depression, Schizoaffective disorder, Schizophrenia, and other mental illnesses
Dr. Bayo Owens, DNP, PMHNP-BC, is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Dr. Owens graduated with his Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Massachusetts Global. He received his Master’s in Psychiatric Mental Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) from Walden University. Dr. Owens works with a supervising Physician. He treats patients through various methods, including medications, psychotherapy, or talk therapy. Dr. Owens treats people between the ages of 17 to 65 with conditions such as ADHD, Anxiety, Bipolar, Insomnia, Depression, Schizoaffective disorder, Schizophrenia, and other mental illnesses
(512) 643-8456 View (512) 643-8456
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Dr. Ronil Shah
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Austin, TX 78705
Why choose Dr. Ronil Shah? Because his top-notch expertise combines with compassionate, personalized care. Treatment with Dr. Shah is a two-way collaboration. Working together, you will design a mental wellness strategy that’s tailored just for you. His philosophy? Your path to wellness should be as unique as you are, shaped by empathy and expertise, and empowered by evidence-based insights and tools.
Why choose Dr. Ronil Shah? Because his top-notch expertise combines with compassionate, personalized care. Treatment with Dr. Shah is a two-way collaboration. Working together, you will design a mental wellness strategy that’s tailored just for you. His philosophy? Your path to wellness should be as unique as you are, shaped by empathy and expertise, and empowered by evidence-based insights and tools.
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Photo of Meredith Tompkins, MSN, APRN, PMHNP, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Meredith Tompkins
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, APRN, PMHNP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Austin, TX 78703  (Online Only)
Psychiatric evaluation and medication management with a psychiatric nurse practitioner. I make a thorough assessment and treat you as more than a diagnosis. We partner to address mental health concerns and tailor medication to individual, particular needs. Your therapist/dietician is welcome to coordinate with me to optimize overall treatment. I am in-network with Blue Cross/Anthem, Aetna, Humana, Cigna, Optum/United/Oscar. Out of pocket fee: $300/first session, $180/follow-up. I'm managing your medications but follow-up appointments are 20-30 minutes - we discuss more than just side effects and dose to better treat you.
Psychiatric evaluation and medication management with a psychiatric nurse practitioner. I make a thorough assessment and treat you as more than a diagnosis. We partner to address mental health concerns and tailor medication to individual, particular needs. Your therapist/dietician is welcome to coordinate with me to optimize overall treatment. I am in-network with Blue Cross/Anthem, Aetna, Humana, Cigna, Optum/United/Oscar. Out of pocket fee: $300/first session, $180/follow-up. I'm managing your medications but follow-up appointments are 20-30 minutes - we discuss more than just side effects and dose to better treat you.
(512) 942-0243 x101 View (512) 942-0243 x101
Photo of Blake Grant, MSN, APRN, PMHNP, BC, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Blake Grant
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, APRN, PMHNP, BC
Verified Verified
Austin, TX 78741
Hi, I'm glad you are here! I want to help my patients achieve the goals they set for themselves, whatever they may be. I believe mental wellness is something we can achieve together and I'm here to collaborate with my clients to create a care plan that is attainable. I'd love the opportunity to chat with you and would be honored to help you on your journey. I have openings weekly and can see you within a week usually.
Hi, I'm glad you are here! I want to help my patients achieve the goals they set for themselves, whatever they may be. I believe mental wellness is something we can achieve together and I'm here to collaborate with my clients to create a care plan that is attainable. I'd love the opportunity to chat with you and would be honored to help you on your journey. I have openings weekly and can see you within a week usually.
(512) 647-2835 View (512) 647-2835
Online Psychiatrists

Is online therapy as effective as in-person?

Numerous studies suggest that online therapy can be as effective as in-person therapy. However, further research is needed to determine if online therapy provides the same benefits across all client populations. Individuals with severe mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, or those who may benefit from in-person check-ins, like those with eating disorders, may not experience the same level of benefit from online therapy. Nonetheless, the success of online therapy, much like in-person therapy, often hinges on the quality of the therapeutic relationship between the therapist and the client rather than the specific modality of therapy used.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of therapy conducted online?

One of the main advantages of online therapy is its convenience for both clients and therapists. It also allows clients who require specialized therapy to access a wider range of professionals than they could with only in-person sessions. Additionally, online therapy may be a more affordable option in some cases and often offers the same insurance benefits as in-person therapy. However, online therapy may not be suitable for everyone, especially those who value face-to-face interaction with a therapist. Therapists may find it more challenging to assess clients accurately in an online setting due to reduced nonverbal cues on camera. There is also the increased risk that disruptions caused by external factors, such as technology malfunctions, can hinder the therapy session. For these reasons, many therapists offer a "hybrid" therapeutic approach, alternating between seeing clients in-person and online.

Is online therapy suitable for children and adolescents?

Just like with adults, the accessibility and convenience of online therapy can greatly benefit children and adolescents. In fact, children and adolescents may be more accustomed to navigating online platforms than older adults, making online sessions feel more natural for them. Teens might also be interested in using additional online tools, such as therapist-recommended apps, as an adjunct to online therapy sessions. Apps for developing CBT skills, practicing mindfulness exercises, or tracking thoughts and moods can be helpful for teens receiving therapy. However, it's important to note that not all therapeutic modalities are well-suited to online therapy, especially those used with younger children. For example, play therapy, which helps younger children express their emotions, often requires in-person sessions to be fully effective.

Can I receive prescriptions and medication management with online therapy?

The ability for psychiatrists to prescribe medications through online therapy varies based on the medication and the states where the medical professional and client are located. While many prescribing regulations were relaxed during the COVID-19 pandemic, some states still enforce rules, especially concerning controlled substances, which may mandate an in-person visit before prescribing. Generally, however, medical professionals can prescribe non-controlled substances through online therapy sessions just as they do during in-person sessions.