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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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Lawrence Stansberry IV
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Stansberry holds the position of staff psychiatrist at Talkiatry. He is board eligible in Adult Psychiatry and has been practicing for four years. Dr. Stansberry’s practice focuses on medication management and also incorporates supportive therapy techniques, typically in 30-minute follow-up visits. In some cases, Dr. Stansberry may believe that additional therapy is also needed and ask that you bring a therapist into your care team.
(571) 321-5001 
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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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Robert O’Byrne
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
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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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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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Wendi Waits
Psychiatrist, MD
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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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Megan Green
Psychiatrist, DO
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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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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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Afua Ayim
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
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Afua is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) in the state of Virginia. She has 15 years of experience in nursing and a Doctorate of Nursing Practice. Afua acknowledges that each patient is a unique individual and should be treated as such. She engages with you to work together to achieve desired goals of treatment while respecting your preferences as the patient. She works to provide patients and families with accurate and detailed information about their diagnosis to empower them to participate in their care.
(571) 450-9172 
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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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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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Michael Murphy
Psychiatrist, MD
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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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Christopher Hoffman
Psychiatrist, MD
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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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Ludmilar Mesidor
Psychiatrist, DO
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Dr. Ludmilar Mesidor is a staff psychiatrist. She is double board-certified in child and adolescent psychiatry and adult psychiatry. She has been practicing for 6 years. Dr. Mesidor's practice focuses on medication management. Typically, she offers this in conjunction with supportive therapy in 30-minute follow-up visits. At times Dr.Mesidor may assess that additional therapy is also needed and advise that you integrate a therapist into your care team in order to provide the best outcome.
(703) 719-8776 
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Alexandria, VA 22314
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Shuo (Sally) He
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. He is board-certified in adult psychiatry and addictions medicine. She is passionate about providing quality and accessible mental health care while considering each patient’s concerns, values, and life circumstances. She received a Medical Doctor's degree from the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center and completed her psychiatry residency at George Washington University Hospital in DC. Prior to medical school, she completed a Master of Public Health from Yale School of Public Health.
(703) 719-8776 
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Alexandria, VA 22314
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Natalie Gugino
Psychiatrist, MD
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Dr. Natalie Gugino is originally from Upstate New York. She attended SUNY Buffalo for her undergraduate education and graduated summa cum laude with her Bachelors of Science in Biomedical Science 2011. She then went on to attend the SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine, now called the Jacobs School of Medicine, from 2011 to 2015. She graduated from CL fellowship in 2020 and then began working at INOVA Behavioral Health as a staff psychiatrist. She managed a spectrum of diseases with a caseload of over 600 patients, from high functioning major depression and generalized anxiety disorders to refractory schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
(703) 719-8776 
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Alexandria, VA 22314
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Alan Robertson
Psychiatrist, MD
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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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Agerie Ejigu
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, BC
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Accepting New Patients in Maryland, DC and Virginia! Every journey begins with one step, but I will meet you where you are; with compassion and without judgement. I utilize an integrative functional psychiatry approach and believe in a collaborative approach for optimal wellness. My professional and educational backgrounds have prepared me to provide evidenced based, culturally competent, high quality care to individuals across the lifespan.
(202) 968-1167 
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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.