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Autism Psychiatrists in Lexington

Tamela Gilbert, Psychiatrist  in Lexington
“I am a Board Certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in Lexington with an office conveniently located on Blazer Parkway. I have been well trained in the treatment of Child and Adolescent psychiatric issues. However, I believe the relationships that I develop with my patients and families are the key to successful outcomes. In our office we attempt to be respectful, courteous and of course confidential. I feel medicines are very useful in many conditions but I also know how important therapy is. I often work with other providers in a team approach when requested by patients and families.
Autism
(859) 449-4670
Lexington, Kentucky 40509
Timothy M Houchin, Psychiatrist  in Lexington
“My team and I pride ourselves on completing a holistic, 360-degree evaluation and may offer fairly specific recommendations. We are well-versed and experienced at treating a variety of mental health problems but certainly enjoy working with individuals who are highly motivated to improve their quality of life.
Autism
(859) 274-0799
Lexington, Kentucky 40515
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“I have a wide range of experience working in two major psychiatric hospitals .My areas of interests include patients with problems like addiction, depression, mood , bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and ADHD.
(859) 449-7413
Lexington, Kentucky 40513
Lynn Jacobson, Psychiatrist  in Lexington
“I am a licensed psychiatrist practicing in Lexington, KY. My goal in helping individuals is to first be familiar with their story, and then to use therapeutic or pharmacological techniques to help them feel unstuck in their lives. I tend to use fewer medications rather than more and take great pleasure when my patients understand themselves more fully, as understanding is oftentimes a powerful medicine that makes lasting change possible.
(859) 795-3439
Lexington, Kentucky 40507
“I practice psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, and psychopharmacology. I treat patients who seek help for a wide range of problems including depression, anxiety, difficulties in relationships, underachievement and feeling overwhelmed or stressed. I treat children, adolescents and adults and have extensive experience treating professionals including physicians, lawyers, executives, teachers and mental health professionals. I have worked in student health in a university setting and am experienced treating students facing academic difficulties. I served as Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology, Vice Chair for Education and Director of Residency Training in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Kentucky for many years.
(859) 537-7152
Lexington, Kentucky 40502
“I have 37 years of patient practice in academic psychiatry, combining pharmacology and psychotherapy.. I have always tried to remain a "general practitioner" with competencies, employed as the latest literature on medication and psychotherapy suggest. I am reluctant to "give up.". At a University Psychiatry Department has afforded me opportunities to help where others have been unable to do so. If you are willing to "hang in there," so am I. Only those 18yo and older. No drug or alcohol treatment. If it looks like I can't help you, I will try my best to find someone who can.
(859) 898-4130
Lexington, Kentucky 40509
“I offer comprehensive evaluation and treatment for individuals with complex psychiatric and neuropsychiatric conditions. My practice includes the use of medication when necessary while avoiding the use of complicated medication regimens that is all too prevalent in psychiatry today. We schedule a limited number of patients each day to ensure enough time is available for education on the nature and course of the condition, available treatment options and alternative dietary and lifestyle changes that have been associated with improved outcomes. I provide an evidenced-based approach that keeps the patient in the center of each decision made.
(859) 951-3498
Lexington, Kentucky 40509
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If you're looking for help with autism in Lexington or for a Lexington autism Psychiatrist these professionals provide autism help, autism therapy, autism counseling, autism treatment and therapy for autism. They include autism Psychiatrists, autism psychologists, autism psychotherapists and autism counselors. A Psychiatrist can help with diagnosis on the autism spectrum or aspergers in Lexington. The professionals work with autism in children or children with autism, autism in adolescents or adolescents with autism and autism in adults or adults with autism.

Lexington Psychiatrists work with autism behaviors in Lexington and autism disorder and follow autism research. These professionals can provide autism support or connect you to an autism network or support group or to autism training. Finally, Psychiatrists provide support for parents of autistic children in Lexington or autistic kids and direct you to local autism resources.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

Lexington 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 Lexington specialize in age groups (so check for Lexington child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Lexington). 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 Lexington, or mental health nurses, specialize in nursing care for people with mental illness or mental distress. Lexington 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.