Borderline Personality Psychiatrists in Boerne, TX

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Phillip Balfanz
Psychiatrist, MD
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I am a child and adolescent psychiatrist with experience in helping family members of all ages when illness interferes with a person's mental health. I believe in the process of recovery and the power of hope in working toward a healthier life.
(210) 880-3424 
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Boerne, TX 78006
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Yajaira Yuri Paparone
Psychiatrist, MD
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***Weekend appts available*** Accepting new patients. Dr. Paparone strives to understand individuals and their symptoms within the context of their environment and relationships. She is skilled in addressing acute and chronic illnesses while maintaining a collaborative, warm and non judgmental stance. She is an expert in identifying the vestiges of early childhood trauma and works to identify, restore and maximize health.
(210) 934-1105 
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Boerne, TX 78006
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Cynthia Hathaway
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, RN, PMHNP
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I received my Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio in 2015 as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. I performed my undergraduate studies at both the University of Washington and Seattle University where I received my BSN from Seattle University in 1997. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner I practiced as an RN in both neonatal and pediatric intensive care as well as adult trauma. My multiple deployments as an Air Force Flight Nurse have given me a wide range of experience in caring for others who have endured significant physical and mental trauma.
(830) 423-5640 
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Boerne, TX 78006
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Sigma Mental Health Urgent Care
Psychiatrist, MD
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The mission of Sigma Mental Health Urgent Care is to improve the lives of people living with mental health disorders by providing immediate psychiatric and therapeutic services during moments of crisis as well as creating a continuity of care between our staff members and other mental health providers in the community. We also seek to provide brief psychiatric and counseling services to individuals who are currently without a mental health provider while they find a long-term practitioner who will meet their needs.
(830) 816-5566 
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Boerne, TX 78006
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Lydia Pope
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, PMHNPBC
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Nurse Kimeli is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who believes that each patient has unique needs and circumstances which require careful attention to shape treatment plans, provider-patient interactions, and medications harmoniously to achieve positive and therapeutic outcomes. She graduated with a Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) from Walden University, and has worked in the medical field since 2009 as both a Registered Nurse (BSN) and a Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP). She found her passion for working in psychiatric care in 2014 and has remained in the specialty ever since.
(210) 934-1173 
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Boerne, TX 78015
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Borderline Personality Psychiatrists
Borderline personality disorder is a chronic condition that may include mood instability, difficulty with interpersonal relationships, and high rates of self-injury and suicidal behavior. Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is characterized by pervasive instability in moods, interpersonal relationships, self-image, and behavior. This instability often disrupts family and work life, long-term planning, and an individual's sense of identity.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Boerne Psychiatrists differ from other mental health professionals in that they may prescribe medication as well as practice psychotherapy in treatment. Sometimes, Psychiatrists form part of a clinical team in which they will diagnose and prescribe, while psychologists or therapists provide the client's psychotherapy.

As part of a clinical assessment, Psychiatrists may conduct physical examinations, take blood tests, and order and interpret lab tests and brain image scans, such as CT scans, CAT Scans, and MRIs.

The field of psychiatry in Boerne has many sub-specialties, including pediatric psychiatry. Those who work with the elderly are called geriatric psychiatrists.

Other related sub-specialties include cognition psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, psychosomatic, forensic, reproductive medicine specialties, psychopharmacology , psychiatric genetics, neuroimaging, and clinical neurophysiology.

Psychiatric nurse practitioners in Boerne, or mental health nurse practitioners, generally have an MS degree in nursing (MSN) and a number of years of training to become certified. Psychiatric nurse practitioners are able to assess and diagnose mental health conditions and prescribe medication. Boerne Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.