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Video Game Addiction Psychiatrists in Maryland (MD)
“Samuel T. Goldberg, M.D., is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He is on the faculties of the Baltimore-Washington Institute for Psychoanalysis and the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, where he has three times been named Teacher of the Year. Dr Goldberg has also been honored with the Wendell Muncie Award by the Maryland Psychiatric Society. His recent writings have concerned psychoanalytic perspectives on the works of William Shakespeare. He currently consults to a community mental health center and has a private practice of psychiatry and psychoanalysis in Columbia, Maryland.
“Our approach is tailored to meet each client's need. We provide psychiatric assessment and medication management services. We also provide individual, family, couples, and group therapy for adults, adolescents, and children.
“I am a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist and psychoanalyst providing individual psychotherapy, play therapy, couples therapy, pharmacotherapy and psychoanalysis to patients for a variety of presenting symptoms: anxiety, depression, poor school performance, stuttering, lack of motivation, and finding oneself in relationships with people who are devaluating and/or abusive. My interpersonal focus is to help patients to become aware (by being mindful) of what he or she conciously or unconcoiusly does that prevent the patient from gratifying his or her needs.
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“I believe that the struggles and emotional pain that lead people to seek treatment are meaningful; that understanding the triggers and sources of those struggles is as important as relieving the symptoms themselves, because it offers the individual the opportunity to reflect upon the choices he or she has made and to consider alternatives.
“Most of my clinical time is spent in assessing patients, making pharmacologic recommendations in the management of major psychiatric disorders, and providing follow-up medication management. However, I also provide ongoing psychotherapy to patients, either as an adjunct to or in the absence of pharmacologic management. Areas of interest include the management of affective disorders - major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder; anxiety disorders; adult ADHD; the interface of major medical illness and psychiatric response; and a variety of adjustment disorders resulting from lifestyle issues.
“I have served as the Founder and President of Potomac Psychiatry since 1981. I am passionate about helping patients with anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, life adjustment issues, and bipolar disorder. I treat adolescents, adults, and the elderly in psychotherapy, and with medication management when needed. Through my collective expertise and experience in business and psychiatry, I specialize in helping top business executives lead more balanced, symptom-free lives.
“Are you looking for a psychiatrist with same week availability? Are you looking for more personalized psychiatric care? I am a board-certified psychiatrist with a strong interest in ADHD and mood disorders. My training includes completion of a clinical research fellowship at the National Institutes of Mental Health. As a result, I am a strong proponent of evidence-based psychiatric treatments and using innovative techniques to help the improve the quality of life for my patients. Please call our office for an appointment.
“Do you want a therapist who focuses on the complete you, not just your mind? Do you want a therapist who doesn't take a disease approach to therapy, but a healing approach towards wellness? If so contact me. I believe all individuals have innate strengths to heal. I am here to help you tap into those strengths. I use a holistic health approach which looks at the body, mind and spirit and how they interconnect in your healing. I will assist you with developing a wellness plan, which will employ self-care strategies and education to empower you to take control of your health and well-being.
“The mind never stops developing. Our experience of self and the nature of relatedness is deeply influenced by our early experiences. In addition, throughout life, learning and brain change continue. AXIS is dedicated to supporting our clients' growth through care that is based in relatedness and fostering the creativity that exists in every one of us. The focus of our work is to support clients in their pursuit of life goals. While at times medication is necessary, we believe in the restorative power of therapeutic relationships.
“For 20 years, I was a full-time faculty member at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine teaching medical students and training residents. I have 32 years experience in private practice assisting persons with substance use disorders, major psychiatric disturbances and behavioral addictions, including sexual addiction and gambling. As a Board certified psychiatrist in Addiction Medicine, Addiction Psychiatry and Adult Psychiatrist, I deal with the negative consequences of a variety of disorders alone and in combination, as well as relationship issues not related to addictions. I am particularly trained and experienced in the use of medication for these problems and their symptoms.
“I am an adult/ adolescent psychiatrist and founder of the THRIVE Center for ADHD and Comprehensive Mental Health Care (www.MyThrive.net). THRIVE's specialty programs include ADHD/ Executive Dysfunction; Failure to Launch Young Adults; Workplace Mental Health; and Thriving Families. I believe that the physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of personal growth flow together. THRIVE's goal is to create opportunities for success and mastery. We are committed to providing compassionate care which includes: discovering the gifts of individuals; honoring the wisdom of all participating in the healing partnership; and validating the unique ways each person experiences the world.
“While always having a private, psychotherapy practice, I was Chief of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland's Shock Trauma Center for 20 years and also Chief of Psychiatry at Kernan Hospital and Montebello Hospital. Now in full-time practice, my office is conveniently located in Pikesville, one block from Reisterstown Road. I am Board Certified and am a past president of the Maryland Psychiatric Society.
“As a psychiatric nurse I have been in practice for greater than 15 years. I specialize in a variety of disorders that affect young adults (age 16 and up), adults and elders. I provide services in a comfortable and supportive environment. My approach is positive, encouraging, patient-centered and collaborative with other providers across the medical, mental and the substance abuse continuum.
“As a Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, I specialize in a wide range of Clinical issues and needs for Clients who range in ages from early childhood through adulthood providing services from therapy to prescribing medication for Mood, Anxiety, ADHD, Aspergers Disorder, and obsessive compulsive disorder to parenting support, stress management and LIFE COACHING. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, I offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each of my clients individual needs to help attain the personal growth they are striving for whether you are seeking help as an adult or seeking help for your child or your teenager.
“"When the mind is not clouded by many things, this is the best season of your life." (Wumen) With over 25 years of clinical experience as a psychiatrist and many years as a meditator Dr. Serafin is unique in her ability to combine Eastern and Western traditions into her work with clients. Not only does she employ evidenced-based work in psychotherapy and medication management, she also incorporates mindfulness and compassion practice into her work to help individuals regulate emotional lability, decease self-critcism and encourage optimism. She also offers testing through Genesight -- see below.
“John Carr is a clinical psychiatrist who enjoys working with adults and teenagers age 16 and above, using a variety of psychotherapy techniques as well as medication management. He is very passionate about providing the finest possible patient care and experience, and works best in a collaborative relationship with the patient.
“My expertise is in the area of diagnosis and psychopharmacology. My office is a private practice setting and there is strong staff support for scheduling, medication refills, and for consultation with referring therapists . I have more than 30 years experience in the field and have an interest and involvement in pharmacology research through my company, Pharmasite Research. I have numerous publications in the field of psychopharmacology and lecture frequently in the area of psychopharmacology.
“Leslie Poff is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with extensive experience in providing medication management for individuals in a wide variety of settings, from hospitals and prisons to private offices and churches. Her diagnostic skills and prescriptive privileges enable her to treat a wide variety of psychiatric disorders including but not limited to anxiety, depressive, psychotic, co-occurring and bipolar disorders, ADHD, substance abuse and dependence. Clients who may need psychotropic medication receive education and safe prescription of such medication.
“I strive to provide my patients with the best possible psychiatric care through understanding each patient as a unique individual shaped by their own culture, values, and life experiences, and by guiding them in achieving positive and meaningful changes in their lives. I help patients realize not only their goals but their potential to live life more fully and free from their self-imposed constraints. I guide my patients in self-exploration and reflection to help them attain a deeper understanding of themselves. They learn to recognize their vulnerabilities, become more self-accepting, and capitalize on their strengths.
“I believe life presents us with challenges and situations where decisions have to be made regarding our healing process. Symptoms and problems can be seen not only as an opportunity for healing but for personal growth, thus the importance of a strong connection betweeen patient and therapist where both have an active and collaborative role. Conditions like ADHD, anxiety, depression and bipolar illness can be well managed and not be a sentence for failure. I consult with therapists in the area regarding the pharmachological needs of their patients. Medications can help restore a biochemical imbalance and a feeling of wellbeing.
Video Game Addiction Psychiatrists
VIDEO GAME ADDICTION in Maryland (MD)
The current DSM doesn't recognize video game addiction as a diagnosable addiction. But the patterns of behavior can make parenting a kid or teen who's video gaming difficult.
Get help form a Psychiatrist in Maryland (MD) with a teen or child who's patterns of behavior of include:
1) Craving more game time, no matter how much they've already played.
2) Chronic dry eyes.
3) Friends stop calling and coming by to hang out.
4) No shower or change of clothes for days.
5) Gets upset if someone suggests they might have a problem with video games.
6) Rarely leaves the house because they feel like they're missing out on something that might be happening in the video games.
7) Spends entire allowance on video game hardware and software.
8) Lies to parents about how often they play games or video games.
9) Skips doing chores to keep video gaming.
10) When not at the computer, they're irritable and snappy.
For more lots more on on video game addiction, see Unplugged - a video game addiction blog
About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.
A Psychiatrist in Maryland (MD) is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.
Maryland (MD) 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 Maryland (MD) specialize in age groups (so check for Maryland (MD) child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Maryland (MD)). 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 Maryland (MD), or mental health nurses, specialize in nursing care for people with mental illness or mental distress. Maryland (MD) 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.