Barbara Hignite
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, APRN Verified
Framingham, MA 01702
Offers video visits
“Only in darkness can you see the starts” – Dr. Martin Luther King. Hi, I am Dr. Barbara Hignite, DNP, APRN. I am a family nurse practitioner with a masters in adult mental health nursing. I have worked in nursing many years, with a significant portion of that time in mental health – mostly adults in a variety of settings. I enjoy going outside at night, taking the dog and spending time looking at the stars and moon as I relax and release the stressors of the day Life has been challenging this year for us all, but my philosophy is we must look forward and search for the stars.
(508) 213-0843
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Framingham, MA 01702
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“Only in darkness can you see the starts” – Dr. Martin Luther King. Hi, I am Dr. Barbara Hignite, DNP, APRN. I am a family nurse practitioner with a masters in adult mental health nursing. I have worked in nursing many years, with a significant portion of that time in mental health – mostly adults in a variety of settings. I enjoy going outside at night, taking the dog and spending time looking at the stars and moon as I relax and release the stressors of the day Life has been challenging this year for us all, but my philosophy is we must look forward and search for the stars.
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Spectrum neuro behavioral care ( SNBCare )
Psychiatrist, MD, Psych , NP, LICSW Verified
Framingham, MA 01702
Offers video visits
We are offering Telemedicine and Teletherapy through video and/or phone to all who want to be seen during this time. We accept almost all insurance. We have immediate openings for Telemedicine and Teletherapy (video or phone sessions) and would be honored to support you during this time of uncertainty. SNBCare is a multidisciplinary group of dedicated professionals, providing best quality care for a wide range of outpatient mental health services. We have been serving adults, families, and couples for over a decade in a caring, patient-friendly environment.
(508) 271-7198
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Framingham, MA 01702
Offers video visits
We are offering Telemedicine and Teletherapy through video and/or phone to all who want to be seen during this time. We accept almost all insurance. We have immediate openings for Telemedicine and Teletherapy (video or phone sessions) and would be honored to support you during this time of uncertainty. SNBCare is a multidisciplinary group of dedicated professionals, providing best quality care for a wide range of outpatient mental health services. We have been serving adults, families, and couples for over a decade in a caring, patient-friendly environment.
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Kelli A Smith
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, MSN, PMHCNS, MEd Verified
Framingham, MA 01701
Offers video visits
Providing both Medication evaluations/monitoring and counseling for all ages- children, adolescent, adults, and seniors. I am board certified as a PMHNP-BC MSN, (NP) and a PMHCNS MEd ( Psychology). My patients find me very easy to talk to. With many years experience, I am able to help most situations.
(508) 273-8253
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Framingham, MA 01701
Offers video visits
Providing both Medication evaluations/monitoring and counseling for all ages- children, adolescent, adults, and seniors. I am board certified as a PMHNP-BC MSN, (NP) and a PMHCNS MEd ( Psychology). My patients find me very easy to talk to. With many years experience, I am able to help most situations.
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Fauzia Wali-Khan
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Framingham, MA 01702
Offers video visits
“The psychiatrist must become a fellow traveler with the patient” -R. D. Laing. My name is Fauzia Wali-Khan and I am first and foremost a firm believer of this phrase. I became a psychiatrist with the intention of helping everyone, as it is my belief that everyone deserves a healthy mental state in which they can prosper and help others around them. My capability to lend an honest ear to my patient’s problems and help guide them through the solution is a quality that makes me an incredibly valuable resource for my patients.
(401) 208-0318
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Framingham, MA 01702
Offers video visits
“The psychiatrist must become a fellow traveler with the patient” -R. D. Laing. My name is Fauzia Wali-Khan and I am first and foremost a firm believer of this phrase. I became a psychiatrist with the intention of helping everyone, as it is my belief that everyone deserves a healthy mental state in which they can prosper and help others around them. My capability to lend an honest ear to my patient’s problems and help guide them through the solution is a quality that makes me an incredibly valuable resource for my patients.

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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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