Psychiatrists in Harlingen, TX

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Dr. Velma Vega-Hughes
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, APRN , PMHNP-, BC
Verified
I am a board-certified Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who utilizes theoretical, scientific, and clinical knowledge for diagnosing mental illnesses, interpreting data, and facilitating treatment planning, including prescribing medication when needed. I use evidence-based practice using a holistic approach to provide healing, wellness, and recovery through innovative, person-centered, and individualized care. The therapeutic services I offer provide a warm, non-biased, and nurturing environment for individuals and families to achieve optimal mental health. MIND-BODY-SOUL
(956) 230-8880 
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Harlingen, TX 78552
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Uros Koprivica
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APN, PMHNP, B-C
Verified
An ideal client would be someone who is open, honest, and willing to ask for help. This person wants to get better and is open to suggestions and treatment options. They are willing to put in the effort to help themselves and work as a team with their provider in order to move toward mental wellness.
(936) 251-6813 
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Brownsville, TX 78526
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Integrated Minds Wellness Center
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, APRN, PMHMPBC
Verified
We are devoted to providing quality comprehensive psychiatric services and delivering excellent high quality health care. Our team prides itself in our expertise with both the diagnosis and treatment of the occurrence of mental illness and believes that the relationship between health care provider and patient is of the utmost importance. We take a balanced approach to go beyond symptom relief and help you find ways to revitalize your life so that you can thrive in all of your endeavors.
(956) 329-6273 
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Edinburg, TX 78539
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Dr. Gerardo Castillo
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, APRN, PMHNP
Verified
I am a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner that is trained to provide a wide range of mental health services and behavioral services to patients and families in a variety of settings. I can diagnose, conduct psychotherapy, and prescribe medications for patients who have mental health disorders, behavioral issues, medical organic brain disorders, or substance abuse problems. I am licensed to provide psychosocial and physical assessments of mental health patients, establish treatment plans, and manage patient care. Now offering psychotherapy with our own licensed professional counselor Miss Dulce Carreon LPC.
(956) 450-6884 
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Edinburg, TX 78539
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Photo of Vilma Lorena Rangel, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in Harlingen, TX
Vilma Lorena Rangel
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified
I am licensed Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who provides comprehensive, compassionate and exceptional mental health care for children, adolescents and adults. I utilize a holistic approach to client care. I use scientific and clinical knowledge to diagnose mental illnesses and provide evidenced based practice to formulate a treatment plan that is developed based on individual needs and cultural preferences.
(956) 446-2936 
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Brownsville, TX 78521
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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Harlingen 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 Harlingen 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 Harlingen, 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. Harlingen Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.
How to find the right Psychiatrist?

If you're finding it difficult to find the right psychiatrist in Harlingen, don't worry--you're not alone. Psychiatrists are highly specialized professionals. They tend to be busy--appointments can be short (e.g. 15 mins.)--and so as a potential client you can sometimes feel lost or confused. Don't let this deter you.

Begin first by checking the psychiatrists listed here nearest to you. If they are limited in number, expand out your search geographically (Broaden your Search) and see who's available further afield. Use the links in the left nav bar to find the relevant insurance, if you intend to use your health insurance to pay for the provider.

If you're still finding it difficult to find a psychiatrist in Harlingen, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in Harlingen as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( Harlingen). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.