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Asperger's Syndrome Psychiatrists in 92651

Holly M Viloria, Psychiatric Nurse  in Laguna Beach
Verified by Psychology Today
Psychiatric Nurse, RN, MSN, FNP, PMHNP-B
“I am a board certified nurse practitioner (NP) with dual certification in family practice and psychiatry/mental health. I am also the CEO / owner of Laguna Psych, Inc. which I opened in 2009 out of the desire to offer mental health care that was different then the norm and care that is personalized. My focus is on collaboration with my clients, health promotion and empowerment. Because of my education in both primary care and psychiatry, I believe in care that is holistic, comprehensive, and client-centered. As an NP, I see patients independently and can diagnose, treat, and prescribe medications.
Asperger's Syndrome
(949) 499-2265
Laguna Beach, California 92651
Ryan Wright, Psychiatrist  in Laguna Beach
“Dr. Wright is a Board Certified Psychiatrist currently practicing in Newport Beach, CA. Dr. Wright provides general psychiatric services for adult patients who are experiencing symptoms of depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, or thought disorders. For every new patient, Dr. Wright provides a comprehensive initial psychiatric assessment, and offers subsequent mental health treatment including medication management and individual psychotherapy.
Asperger's Syndrome
(949) 337-1389
Office is near:
Laguna Beach, California 92651
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Asperger's Syndrome Psychiatrists
Asperger's Syndrome is a high functioning form of autism. People in 92651 with Asperger's often have difficulties with social skills. They might also have problems with motor regulation. However, unlike many with autism, their language and cognitive skills are largely intact.

People with Asperger's often have an orientation toward detail and an interest in systemizing, which can look like obsessiveness. Some may show remarkable facility in a narrowly focused and usually non-social area, such as baseball statistics or train schedules.

Those with Asperger's typically lack the ability to understand the perspectives and feelings of others. But they often benefit from sustained training in social awareness, such as learning how to read facial expressions and interaction skills. When encouraged to cope with their difficulties, many with Asperger's capitalize on their intense interests to become successful in a specific field of work.

If you're looking for help with asperger's in 92651 or for an 92651 asperger's Psychiatrist these professionals provide asperger's help, asperger's therapy, asperger's counseling and asperger's treatment. 92651 Aspergers Psychiatrists can help with testing for asperger's or diagnosis of aspergers in 92651. The professionals work with asperger's in children or children with asperger's, asperger's in adolescents or adolescents with asperger's and asperger's in adults or adults with asperger's.

Psychiatrists work with asperger behaviors in 92651 and follow asperger's research. They can provide support for parents of children with asperger's in 92651 or aspy behaviour in kids and direct you to local asperger's resources.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 92651 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

92651 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 92651 specialize in age groups (so check for 92651 child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in 92651). 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 92651, or mental health nurses, specialize in nursing care for people with mental illness or mental distress. 92651 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.