Aetna Psychiatrists in Alexandria, VA

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Photo of Satish Bodapati, Psychiatrist in Alexandria, VA
Satish Bodapati
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Dr. Satish Bodapati holds a medical license as a Psychiatrist in California and Virginia providing mental health care to children/adolescents and adults. In June 2012, Dr. Bodapati was awarded the foreign equivalent of a U.S. M.D. degree from Guntur Medical College in India. In June 2013, he was admitted to the residency program in the field of General Psychiatry at Texas Tech University Health Science Center in Lubbock, TX. In June 2017, he completed his residency in the field of Psychiatry.
(571) 450-9983 
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Alexandria, VA 22314
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Amal Sharifi
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Amal Sharifi is board-certified in adult psychiatry. He comes from an academic background having worked in a teaching hospital for the past several years educating America's future physicians as well as providing compassionate care to his patients. Dr. Sharifi's practice focuses on medication management. He offers this in combination with supportive therapy in 30-minute follow-up visits. Dr. Sharifi may also recommend, if needed, bringing a dedicated therapist onto your care team to optimize your treatment.
(703) 440-7129 
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Alexandria, VA 22314
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Felicia Carnevale
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, AGNP-C, RN, LNP
Verified
Do you need help managing and getting psychiatric medication? Do you need medication for anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, or to support your substance abuse recovery? My name is Felicia Carnevale and I am a board-certified, advanced registered nurse practitioner (ARNP), I look forward to providing psychiatric medication management for your needs and supporting your emotional wellness. Working with me, you can expect compassion, collaboration (with you and with your psychotherapist, if you are in therapy), and practical guidance that can help you stay in balance. I am looking forward to helping you cope with your challenges!
(703) 215-9615 
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Alexandria, VA 22314
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Megan Marumoto
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr Megan Marumoto is an integrative psychiatrist board-certified in General Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Integrative Medicine, and Lifestyle Medicine with over 20 years of experience. She is also a certified practitioner in Functional Medicine. Dr Marumoto received her medical degree from the John A Burns School of Medicine and completed her Psychiatry Residency and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship at the University of Hawaii. Wishing to provide comprehensive care beyond medication management and therapy, Dr Marumoto completed a second fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona.
(571) 470-6269 
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Alexandria, VA 22314
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Stephanie Valeri
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
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Stephanie Valeri is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) who has spent over 12 years as a nurse emphasizing the importance of therapeutic communication, empathy, and patient education. Stephanie has spent her time as a PMHNP focusing on treatment of multiple disorders across the lifespan. She understands that she is not just treating symptoms, but a person with a past, present, and future. Stephanie feels in helping patients understand their diagnosis and treatment options; they can make the best treatment decisions for themselves.
(571) 410-4230 
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Alexandria, VA 22310
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Cory Alfers
Psychiatrist, DO
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Dr. Alfers is a board-certified psychiatrist specializing in adult psychiatry. He has been practicing for over 11 years. Dr. Alfers takes a comprehensive approach to patient care. He integrates biological, psychological, and environmental factors into treatment planning. He focuses on developing a meaningful therapeutic relationship and providing medication interventions for specific treatment goals. Dr. Alfers provides interpersonal psychotherapy in conjunction with medication management services. A typical follow-up visit averages 20 minutes.
(703) 783-7980 
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Alexandria, VA 22314
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Nicole Parrish
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Parrish is a board-certified General Psychiatrist and a board-eligible Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist. She received her medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia/VCU in Richmond, Virginia. She then traveled to Greenville, South Carolina where she completed a General Psychiatry residency at Greenville Health System/PRISMA. She then returned to Virginia to complete a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship at The Virginia Treatment Center for Children/VCU Health System.
(703) 552-9060 
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Alexandria, VA 22314
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Crystal Miller-Williams
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
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Crystal Miller-Williams is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner who is qualified to practice in both primary and psychiatry; diagnose, treat, and prescribe medication for children, adolescents, and adults. Some of her practice specialties include (but not limited to) ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar, and Schizophrenia. Over the course of ten years of medical practice, Crystal has had the privilege of working in many practice areas, including primary care, family practice, gynecology, and internal medicine.
(703) 810-7034 
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Alexandria, VA 22310
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Esther Bilenkis
Psychiatrist, DO
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Dr. Esther Bilenkis holds the position of Staff Psychiatrist at Talkiatry. She is board-certified in adult psychiatry and has been practicing for 5 years. Dr. Bilenkis believes in using an integrative approach, encompassing various treatment modalities for a more holistic and personalized treatment plan. Dr. Bilenkis received her medical degree from the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her residency in psychiatry at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Washington, DC.
(703) 991-1349 
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Alexandria, VA 22314
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Peter McGowan
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. McGowan is a board-certified adult psychiatrist with over 14 years of experience during which he has primarily treated active duty US Navy sailors, their family members, and military retirees in the outpatient setting. Dr. McGowan’s practice focuses on medication management in addition to supportive and cognitive-behavioral therapy in 30-minute follow-up visits. He is a strong advocate of multiple treatment modalities and, in certain situations, may suggest that therapy and/or regular physical exercise be included in your treatment plan in order to provide the best outcome.
(703) 457-8783 
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Alexandria, VA 22314
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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Jennifer Street
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, MSN, BSN
Verified
Do you need medication for anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, or to support your substance abuse recovery? I am a board-certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) and I am looking forward to helping you cope. As a lifelong resident of the DMV area, I am aware of the challenges that you face and look forward to providing holistic psychiatric support for your emotional wellness, including medication management. Working with me, you can expect compassion, collaboration (with you and with your psychologist, if you are in therapy), holistic care, and practical guidance that can help you stay in balance
(571) 568-8217 
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Alexandria, VA 22314
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Megan Green
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified
Dr. Green (she/her) holds the position of staff psychiatrist at Talkiatry. She is board-eligible in adult psychiatry. She received her medical degree from New York Institute of Technology's College of Osteopathic Medicine on Long Island, NY. Her adult residency training was completed at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond, VA. In addition to general, adult psychiatry, Dr. Green is clinically experienced and interested in treating patients of a wide variety.
(703) 936-6389 
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Alexandria, VA 22314
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Dannette Napier
Psychiatrist
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Dr. Napier is a Board-Eligible Psychiatrist who completed her undergraduate education at Indiana University with Honors and High Distinction, her medical school at Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Indiana, and her residency training at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, where she earned the ‘Award for Excellence in Outpatient Care’. Outside of the residency related patient care responsibilities, she also provided weekend Psychiatry coverage at a children’s psychiatric hospital in Kansas during her last year and a half of residency.
(703) 783-9383 
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Alexandria, VA 22314
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Ibrahim Iftoni
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
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Ibrahim Iftoni is a board Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner that started his career 19 years ago in the healthcare field. He got his Nursing degree at the University of Texas at Arlington and worked in several hospitals and long term care facilities as a geriatric/psychiatric/ICU and occupational health nurse. Iftoni felt a special connection with the psychiatric population and decided to pursue a career in psychiatry. He got his master's degree at Walden University and is embracing the opportunity to make life better for the people in his community.
(540) 340-9647 x1003 
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Alexandria, VA 22304
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Ching Hon
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified
Finding the right provider and entrusting your health in someone else’s hands can be a daunting task. So, let us take a moment to applaud your strength while you look for a provider who fits your needs! If you've been having low energy or motivation to get out of bed to get your daily tasks completed or feeling overwhelmed to even get anything started, I'm here to help! Psychiatric illnesses presents in many different ways. If you're not feeling like your best self, we can figure it out together!
(571) 378-3729 x1 
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Alexandria, VA 22314
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Michael Murphy
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Dr. Michael A. Murphy is Board-certified in General Psychiatry as well as Child and Adolescent Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He has over 20 years of experience practicing medicine in outpatient, acute, and residential settings. Dr. Murphy provides psychiatric assessments and medication management along with brief supportive psychotherapy. He is a strong advocate of collaboration between psychiatric care and psychotherapeutic interventions and encourages the utilization of therapists and counselors.
(703) 775-4958 
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Alexandria, VA 22314
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Robert O’Byrne
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified
Robert O’Byrne is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practioner (PMHNP) with more than 17 years of professional experience working with adults and seniors who are seeking assistance in coping with stress, anxiety, depression, ADHD, chronic fatigue, familial conflict, chronic illness, life transitional difficulties, and much more. Robert earned his Bachelor's degree in Nursing from the University of Florida and his Master's degree in Nursing from the University of Virginia.
(571) 470-5261 
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Alexandria, VA 22310
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Wendi Waits
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Dr. Waits is board certified in General and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She is also board certified in Lifestyle Medicine by the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine. She has been practicing for over 24 years. Patients treated by Dr. Waits can expect a comprehensive diagnostic evaluation, a multi-dimensional assessment of factors contributing to current issues, screening for underlying medical conditions, safety planning, lifestyle recommendations, medication management, and brief psychotherapy when indicated.
(703) 643-4109 
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Alexandria, VA 22314
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Christopher Hoffman
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Dr. Christopher Hoffman is an American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology certified psychiatrist with three years experience. Dr. Hoffman provides patient-centered treatment using medication management, supportive therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy. Typically, medication management appointments are 30 mins, and therapy appointments are 45 minutes. Psychotherapy slots with Dr. Hoffman are limited, so he often brings another therapist to the treatment team.
(703) 719-8776 
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Alexandria, VA 22314
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Alan Robertson
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Dr. Robertson is a board-certified adult psychiatrist who has been in practice for over 30 years. He has extensive experience in both outpatient and inpatient settings. Dr. Robertson’s practice focuses on medication management. Typically, he offers this in conjunction with supportive therapy in 30-minute follow-up visits. Occasionally Dr. Robertson may believe that additional therapy is also needed and ask that you bring a therapist into your care team to provide the best outcome. He emphasizes a collaborative approach with each unique patient with agreed-upon treatment goals and psychoeducational.
(703) 719-8776 
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Alexandria, VA 22314
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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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