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Photo of Laura Long, Psychiatrist in McKinney, TX
Laura Long
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Long is a board-certified psychiatrist with over 14 years of experience treating adult and older adult patients from a wide variety of cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. Dr. Long's practice focuses primarily on medication management, in addition to supportive and cognitive and behavioral therapy in 30-minute follow-up visits. Sometimes Dr. Long will suggest additional therapy be included in your treatment plan in order to provide the best outcome. Dr. Long received her B.A. from Yale University, graduating cum laude with a double major in Biology and Literature.
(469) 300-5241 
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McKinney, TX 75071
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Gerald Matthews
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Gerald Matthews is a staff psychiatrist at Talkiatry. He is board-certified in adult psychiatry, and has experience treating civilians, as well as active duty military and veterans. The majority of Dr. Matthews's practice is in providing medication management, however he often collaborates with therapists in caring for his patients, where indicated.
(469) 770-7885 
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McKinney, TX 75071
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Adefemi Taiwo
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Adefemi Taiwo is a dual board-certified psychiatrist in the fields of general adult psychiatry and addiction psychiatry. He has been practicing in the field of psychiatry for over 8 years.
(469) 772-9336 
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McKinney, TX 75071
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Kari Whatley
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Kari Whatley holds the position of a staff psychiatrist at Talkiatry. She is double board-certified in general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry. She has been practicing for 7 years. Dr. Whatley’s practice focuses on medication management. She often integrates techniques of cognitive-behavioral therapy, supportive therapy, motivational interviewing, and acceptance and commitment therapy into medication management appointments. If Dr. Whatley believes that additional therapy is needed, then she will recommend adding an individual therapist to your care team.
(469) 813-7658 
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McKinney, TX 75071
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Jacob Kannarkat
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Jacob T. Kannarkat is an adult psychiatrist. Dr. Kannarkat's practice focuses on medication management. In his visits, he uses an integrative approach, blending an empathic, problem-solving orientation with an understanding that the reasons for an individual's condition can be complex. He has experience dealing with many forms of mental illness and works collaboratively with his patients in making a plan for recovery.
(972) 576-7863 
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McKinney, TX 75071
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Domikah Burks
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, MSN, PMHNPBC
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Domikah is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC). She combines an evidence-based approach alongside a holistic approach to adult psychiatry and is able to use her experience to better understand each patient’s unique dynamic. She received her education (MSN) and training from the University of Texas at Arlington — where she received training in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
(214) 367-5281 
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McKinney, TX 75070
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Valentina Doumanian
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Doumanian is a board-certified in Psychiatry. She has practiced in various settings over her career including in-patient and community mental health as well as Veteran affairs out-patient clinics. She has more than 17 years of experience treating patients with anxiety, depression, OCD, grief, PTSD, adjustment disorders, and other mental health issues. She uses pharmacotherapy along with cognitive-behavioral therapy, psychodynamic psychotherapy, and supportive therapy as needed.
(512) 886-9597 
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McKinney, TX 75071
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Vazhuvelil Menon
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Vazhuvelil Menon is a general psychiatrist who specializes in child and adolescent psychiatry. She is double board-certified in both general/adult psychiatry and child/adolescent psychiatry. She has been practicing for 8 years. Dr. Menon's primary focus is on medication management, with some supportive/emotional therapy. Visits with her tend to be 30-minutes for medication related follow-ups. For the best outcome, Dr. Menon may request to add additional therapy. She received her medical degree from American University of Antigua.
(469) 809-2867 
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McKinney, TX 75071
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Charli Ellis
Psychiatrist, DO
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Dr. Charli Ellis is a board-certified psychiatrist. She has practiced in myriad settings including psychiatric emergency departments, inpatient hospitals, medical hospitals, and outpatient clinics. Dr. Ellis’ practice focuses on medication management. Typically, she offers this along with supportive psychotherapy in 30-minute follow-up visits. However, if indicated Dr. Ellis may believe that additional therapy is also needed and ask that you bring a therapist into your care team to provide the best outcome.
(469) 765-3483 
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McKinney, TX 75071
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Lisa Ekeanyanwu
Psychiatrist, MD
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Lisa Ekeanyanwu, MD is a board eligible Psychiatrist. She completed her psychiatry residency training at Stanford. She has experience providing patients with compassionate psychiatric care. Dr. Ekeanyanwu's practice centers on pharmacotherapy. She offers this in conjunction with supportive therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and psychodynamic therapy, to treat several types of psychiatric conditions. Occasionally she may believe that additional therapy is also needed and ask that you bring a therapist into your care team to provide the best outcome.
(469) 564-5206 
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McKinney, TX 75071
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Excel Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, MD
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Schedule appointment online at www.excel-psychiatry.com or call at designated number. Dr. Zia is a double board-certified Adult and Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist with 10 years of experience in diagnosing and treating common Psychiatric conditions including Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, ADHD, bipolar disorder, and psychosis. Dr. Zia completed her residency training at the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee. She did her fellowship from University of Texas Southwestern Medial School, , Dallas, TX in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.
(469) 287-7191 
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McKinney, TX 75071
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Sadaf Noor
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Sadaf Noor is a Child, Adolescent, Adult Psychiatrist. She is the Clinical Director of PHP/IO, CHANGES at McKinney. She has completed her residency in Adult Psychiatry at Brookdale hospital NYC and fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX. Dr. Noor sees patients ranging from ages 6 to 60 years. She believes that every individual is different and treatment plans should be tailored toward every individuals’ needs. Her goal is to minimize the amount of medication needed to achieve the treatment goals of each individual patient during the treatment course.
(214) 609-1776 
McKinney, TX 75071
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Sonia Pillai
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, RN, PMHNP
Verified
Do you have concerns regarding your child's behavioral health? Have you noticed your child having more and more difficulty with starting and finishing their school work? Are you worried about your child's ability to learn and grasp new ideas because of their behavior? Are teachers having increasing trouble with your child's behavior or hyperactivity in school, but you are too afraid of medication? Set up an appointment for an assessment today so that you can begin to consider the reasons for your child's struggles and discuss a list of solutions to improve their learning and behavior.
(214) 225-2430 
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McKinney, TX 75070
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Jamelle Amouri
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Jamelleh Amouri is a board-certified adult psychiatrist and board-eligible child and adolescent psychiatrist who specializes in treating children, adolescents, and young adults. Dr. Amouri is a firm believer in early intervention, patient- and family-centered care, and a holistic approach to mental health treatment. Dr. Amouri's practice focuses on medication management, which she offers in conjunction with psychotherapeutic interventions in her follow-up visits. Occasionally, Dr. Amouri may believe that additional therapy is needed to achieve the best outcome and may ask that you bring a therapist into your care team.
(972) 645-6392 
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McKinney, TX 75071
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Anant Patel
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Anant Patel is a board-certified adult psychiatrist. He has been in practice for 16 years with a focus on medication management. Dr. Patel has experience treating a wide range of mental health issues across diverse populations and lifespan. His treatment approach involves patient centered care in a collaborative manner. Dr. Patel's objective is to provide care in a non-judgmental, empathic manner. This is done in combination with supportive therapy in 30 minute follow-up visits. Based on severity of issues, individuals, family, group therapy may also be recommended to achieve optimum treatment outcomes.
(469) 529-6611 
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McKinney, TX 75071
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Moni Baidya
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Moni Baidya is double board-certified in adult psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry. She has been practicing for over 6 years. She strongly believes developing a good therapeutic rapport with a patient is an important milestone to start any treatment. Dr. Baidya’s practice focuses on medication management. Normally, she combines this in conjunction with supportive or psychodynamic therapy in 20 -30-minute follow-up- visits. However, Dr. Baidya may believe that additional therapy is crucial and advise you to bring a therapist on board to provide the best outcome.
(972) 430-4124 
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McKinney, TX 75071
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Raigina Preston
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, APRN, PMHNP
Verified
I understand that seeking mental health treatment can sometimes seem like a task. Whether it’s your first time opening up or you’ve seen someone before, and now you have to retell your story all over again. Either way, you’ve taken a step in the right direction, and that’s to start the process of feeling better because MENTAL HEALTH IS NOT A TREND. IT IS A LIFESTYLE.
(469) 778-3260 
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McKinney, TX 75071
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Nilesh Tannu
Psychiatrist, MD
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Nilesh Tannu, MD, is board-certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He has been practicing General Psychiatry and Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry since past 7 years at Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas. Dr. Tannu uses the bio-psycho-social model to provide evidence-based psychopharmacologic treatment. He also integrates supportive and cognitive-behavioral therapy modalities into his practice. Dr. Tannu is strongly committed to mental health care, education and helping patients achieve optimal functioning to accomplish their life goals.
(469) 697-0485 
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McKinney, TX 75071
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Maxine Zhou
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Zhou is a board-eligible psychiatrist who has experience practicing in various clinical settings with an emphasis on mental health care in outpatient settings. She practices a holistic approach in developing an individualized plan to work towards a patient's goals. Dr. Zhou is experienced in treating depression, bipolar spectrum disorders, obsessive compulsive disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder along with generalized anxiety and other related psychiatric disorders. Dr. Zhou received her medical degree from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and completed her adult psychiatric residency at LSU Health Shreveport.
(469) 527-0830 
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McKinney, TX 75071
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Sumeet Singh
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Sumeet Singh is board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in General Adult Psychiatry. Most recently, Dr. Singh worked for Life Stance Health, an outpatient telehealth company, where he treated patients between the ages of 18-65 years old with both medication management and therapeutic interventions. Dr. Singh has years of experience treating the following disorders/diagnoses: depression, anxiety and panic attacks, bipolar disorder, PTSD, ADHD, OCD, and insomnia.
(512) 488-4983 
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McKinney, TX 75071
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BlueCross BlueShield Psychiatrists
BlueCross BlueShield insurance provides coverage for behavioral health services in McKinney. BCBS HMO-style plans cover in-network providers while PPO plans provide a benefit that can be applied to either in-network or out-of-network providers. Blue Cross Blue Shield may not require a referral from your primary care practitioner for covered behavioral health services.

Some BCBS Psychiatrists in McKinney only have room for a few insurance slots in their schedule, so it's important to confirm in-network availability when you book your first appointment.

Blue Cross Blue Shield companies are independently owned and community-based healthcare insurers. BCBS is the largest health insurer in the US, covering 110 million members in 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. Nationwide, more than 1.7 million health care providers contract with Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies.

Here’s a link to more information on how insurance works to cover behavioral health benefits.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

McKinney 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 McKinney 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 McKinney, 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. McKinney Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.