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Psychiatrists in Alabama (AL)

Vicki Adaway, Psychiatric Nurse  in Pell City
Verified by Psychology Today
Psychiatric Nurse, CNS, APRN, BC
“Imagine what your life would be like if you could respond to situations appropriately instead of reacting! You being in charge of your emotional state is only one of the benefits from our therapy work together. Whether you have a specific problem you need help with or a more complex emotional issue, we work together to find therapeutic solutions that are best for you. If you also need medications, appropriate referral can be made.
(205) 535-1681
Pell City, Alabama 35125
APH, Psychiatrist  in Daphne
“I received a scholarship to study medicine at the University of Wroclaw Medical Academy in Poland. After graduating from medical school, I moved to New York, NY, where I joined the AHRC, New York chapter and become a developmental specialist at the Fisher Treatment Center. Later MRI neuroscience research assistant at Yale University and senior research coordinator at Columbia University. I attended Psychiatry Residency Training at the University of South Alabama and elected as the Chief Resident in my fourth year. After graduation, I joined the faculty where I am currently an attending psychiatrist and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
(251) 259-5818
Daphne, Alabama 36526
David R Faber, Psychiatrist  in Pelham
“I treat children, teens and adults.The areas in which I feel I most comfortable and find the most rewarding are: ADD/HD (adolescent/children only), Alcoholism, Opiate Dependence,Autism spectrum disorders and OCD.
(205) 315-4580
Pelham, Alabama 35124
Kyra Powell, Psychiatric Nurse  in Pelham
Verified by Psychology Today
Psychiatric Nurse, APRN, CRNP, PMHNP-B
(205) 742-9717
Pelham, Alabama 35124
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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in Alabama (AL) is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

Alabama (AL) 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 Alabama (AL) specialize in age groups (so check for Alabama (AL) child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Alabama (AL)). 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 Alabama (AL), or mental health nurses, specialize in nursing care for people with mental illness or mental distress. Alabama (AL) 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 Alabama (AL), 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 Alabama (AL), call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in Alabama (AL) as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( Alabama (AL)). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.

If you're looking for a specialist Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse in Alabama (AL), 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.