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Psychiatrists in Lake County

Robin J Shapiro, Psychiatrist  in Highland Park
“I take time to get to know my patients and their concerns. Within the scope of general adult and child and adolescent psychiatry I offer evaluations, medication management, psychotherapy, family sessions and consultations, as well as school consultations and evaluations. I have a special interest in eating disorders, mood and anxiety disorders, and ADHD. My practice is open to other general psychiatric needs as well. I pride myself on getting to know my patients and their needs. I also routinely work with families to understand and cope with their loved one's illness. I use evidence based medicine and the most up to date practices.
(773) 669-5942
Highland Park, Illinois 60035
David McNeil, Psychiatrist  in Buffalo Grove
“I practice psychopharmacology or psychiatric medicine. This is an expanding field, as new medications are developed and we continuously refine our understanding of their use. New technologies can help optimize the choice of medication for each individual. In my practice I see adolescents, young adults, those in middle age, and seniors. Many of those I help have mood instability, including depression and mood swings, intermittent or constant anxiety, or problems with focus, concentration, and productivity. I help individuals who have suffered a sudden terrible loss or trauma, as well as those who have a chronic history of failed relationships.
(847) 453-9526
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089
Shalini Varma MD, Psychiatrist  in Vernon Hills
Verified by Psychology Today
Psychiatrist, BDCert, Meds, Coach, Therapy, Summa
“I can see you NOW within 1 week! Board Certified Psychiatrist providing meds, therapy, coaching ADULTS and 10 year olds and UP. Fast&easy prescription refills I am the right doctor for clients struggling. DRVARMAMD.COM. Confidential care, just the you and me. Direct access - by email and phone. Small population of clients with PERSONAL CARE. Clients actively participate in their care plan and to move goals forward at a real-time pace. I have been featured on Fox News and in the Chicago Tribune for my insight. From Illinois and Rutgers Medical School.
(224) 374-1918
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
Eitan D Schwarz, Psychiatrist  in Lake Forest
Verified by Psychology Today
Psychiatrist, MD, FAACAP, DLFAPA
“Need a recognized expert to care and take the time you need? Fully understand your worries? Your child? Have a thorough conversation with you? Precise medication use if needed? We will collaborate at each step, weaving your individual issues, preferences, and strengths into a workable plan with minimal insurance meddling. With exceptional training and 40+ years experience as a leading Chicagoland doctor, medical teacher, researcher, board certified / board examiner; and working with private patients of all ages, schools, community agencies, courts, and hospitals, I have touched countless lives by listening and thinking meticulously, and aiming for best possible care.
(847) 423-8030
Office is near:
Lake Forest, Illinois 60045
James Fisch, Psychiatrist  in Highland Park
“I believe there is more to therapy than cataloguing symptoms and selecting medications. There is a person behind those symptoms who has a complex personality, multiple needs and essential relationships, all needing to be understood. Real understanding is crucial and along with the medication and symptom relief is a powerful therapeutic tool.
(312) 698-3372
Office is near:
Highland Park, Illinois 60035
Barry Gershuny, Psychiatrist  in Deerfield
“Fresh Diagnostic Evaluations, Treatment Recommendations, and Referrals
(847) 448-0242
Office is near:
Deerfield, Illinois 60015
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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Lake County Psychiatrists differ from other mental health professionals in that they may prescribe medication or psychotropics. Psychiatrists may conduct physical examinations, order and interpret lab tests and brain image scans, such as CT scans, CAT Scans and MRIs.

Some psychiatric practitioners in Lake County specialize in age groups (so check for Lake County child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Lake County). Those who work with the elderly are called geriatric psychiatrists or geropsychiatrists.

Other related specialties include psychopharmacology (certain states license Psychopharmacologists), psychiatric genetics and neuroimaging.

Psychiatric nurses in Lake County, or mental health nurses, specialize in nursing care for people with mental illness or mental distress. Lake County Psychiatric nurses receive training in psychological therapies (such as CBT), building therapeutic alliance with clients and dealing with challenging behavior. Importantly, they are trained to administer psychiatric medication (or 'psychiatric meds') and, in very limited ways, to prescribe meds.

Nurses monitor for side effects and responses to medical treatments and offer information on meds so that clients can make informed choices about their use.
How to find the right Psychiatrist?

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

If you're looking for a specialist Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse in Lake County, such as a child psychiatrist or adolescent psychiatrist, expand your search to generate a large pool of professionals and then select a specialty from the left nav bar.