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Psychiatrists in Connecticut (CT)

Donna Bouchard, Psychiatric Nurse  in Simsbury
Verified by Psychology Today
Psychiatric Nurse, APRN, PMHNP, BC, MSN
“In these challenging times, individuals and families are confronted with many stressful and difficult life issues. My approach to care is to normalize the process of seeking assistance in managing emotional/psychological difficulties. I believe that when assistance is sought early, the potential for healing and restoration to a balanced life is improved. My style is to partner with you in a respectful manner to promote positive change and problem resolution. My focus in providing care is holistic; identifying aspects of an individual's life that are physical, psychological, emotional, environmental, and spiritual that require attention in order to restore mental health and wellness.
(860) 248-2336
Simsbury, Connecticut 06070
Devra Braun, Psychiatrist  in Greenwich
“Devra Braun is committed to collaborating with her patients and to providing individualized treatment options. She provides up-to-date scientific information about evidence-based treatment alternatives. This helps to empower patients to make informed decisions. Dr. Braun can provide medication treatment, where needed; however, she also teaches mind-body stress management and self-observation and relationship effectiveness skills. An Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Cornell (Weill) Medical College, Dr. Braun is the Medical Director of Integrative Medicine and Psychotherapy of Greenwich, LLC.
(203) 212-8653
Greenwich, Connecticut 06830
Susan Boorin, Psychiatric Nurse  in Milford
Verified by Psychology Today
Psychiatric Nurse, PhD, APRN-BC
“I am a Yale-trained clinician specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of mental health conditions for adults, children and adolescents. I am able to prescribe medication if indicated. In my comfortable and quiet office, we create an individualized plan to address your needs. Patients say that they enjoy the unhurried pace of the session, and are able to talk in detail about their concerns.
(203) 951-6470
Milford, Connecticut 06460
“As a psychiatrist in Greenwich, Connecticut (CT), I specialize in treating an array of mental disorders and illnesses, including addiction disorders, ADHD, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorders and depressive disorders. My training is in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Treatments consist of: Neuropsychopharmacology, certification in Buprenorphine (Suboxone), Naltrexone maintenance therapy and Psychotherapy. I am dedicated to providing my patients with the highest level of personalized, authentic and therapeutic care. My goal is to build collaborative relationships with patients that creates a platform for greater insight into ones self understanding, which in turn leads to goal achievement.
(203) 433-5469
Greenwich, Connecticut 06830
“I specialize in the treatment of Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD/ADHD) in adults (minimum age 18). As an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), I am Board Certified and licensed to diagnose, prescribe medication, and provide treatment for ADD/ADHD and the problems that sometimes accompany it (for example, depression, anxiety, substance abuse). We start with a diagnostic evaluation and recommendations of a treatment plan that will promote optimal function at work, school, and in your personal life. Treatment can include prescription of medication and/or therapeutic techniques to help patients and their families to manage the challenges of this complex disorder.
(203) 318-4446
Orange, Connecticut 06477
Charles Silberman, M.D., Psychiatrist  in Westport
“During my 50 years as a psychiatrist, I have gained great awareness of what makes us human. We all share in the universality of pain, disappointment, vulnerability, strength and weakness. I wii work with you to relieve unnecessary pain, how to better tolerate disappointment and to achieve greater strength.
(203) 318-6384
Westport, Connecticut 06880
Lucy D. Flynn M D, Psychiatrist  in Greenwich
“I believe in detailed health evaluation alongside psychopharmacology and therapy. Our health status and environment strongly influence mood and well being, and small or large changes in these areas go a long way to feeling optimal. Health and overall well being are my passion, and my goal for each patient.
(203) 687-4369
Greenwich, Connecticut 06830
Maria Manuela Da Costa, Psychiatrist  in West Hartford
“I believe that the key to effective treatment depends upon a strong collaborative alliance between patient and physician. The difficulties you are experiencing are most likely a combination of physiological and psychological problems.Treatment begins with a comprehensive review of your physical, emotional state and social well being. If you need medication we will discuss the various options. Together we will take into account your unique circumstances and arrive at a personalized treatment plan. Subsequent visits will moniter your response to the medication and help you learn how the medication works.
(860) 578-8396
West Hartford, Connecticut 06119
Todd A Perkins, Psychiatric Nurse  in Southington
Verified by Psychology Today
Psychiatric Nurse, MSN, APRN, PMHNP, BC
“As a Board Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, and Adult Nurse Practitioner, I offer you the mental health and medical background to answer the important questions about your psychiatric symptoms and relief. This is step-one in a process of wellness that may include prescribing medication to you, psychotherapy, or both. I have been in Advanced Practice for 10 years, following nearly 10 years of patient care as an RN.
(203) 779-6797
Southington, Connecticut 06489
Jacqueline Rugg, Psychiatric Nurse  in Darien
Verified by Psychology Today
Psychiatric Nurse, APRN, MSN, BC
“I have over 35 years experience in the field of psychiatry. Anxiety and depression limit one's ability to pursue and have satisfying relationships and feel comfortable with themselves. I provide adult clients comprehensive psychotherapy and medication evaluation and treatment for the full range disorders. As an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) I am licensed to prescribe medication. I use the HILOmet DNA Typing System for diagnosis and prevention of adverse drug reactions. I have a special interest working with clients experiencing long term medical conditions and their emotional, behavioral and cognitive responses to their illness(s).
(203) 212-9428
Darien, Connecticut 06820
Tara Mccarthy, Psychiatric Nurse  in Danbury
Verified by Psychology Today
Psychiatric Nurse, RN, FNP, PMHNP
“I am a Nurse Practitioner Board Certified in Medicine and Psychiatry. I am licensed to practice and prescribe medications in New York and Connecticut and specialize in Depression, Anxiety, Mood Disorders, and ADHD for individuals of all age groups. I do not accept insurance or credit cards at this time.
(845) 262-2633
Danbury, Connecticut 06810
Ric Wilkinson, Psychiatric Nurse  in West Hartford
Verified by Psychology Today
Psychiatric Nurse, PhD, RN-BC, CARN
“I am a Registered Nurse Psychotherapist and I have been in practice for over 20 years. I specialize in substance abuse and recovery oriented therapy. I work with adolescents and adults. I also see clients who suffer from chronic medical issues who need help in coping with the daily stress of this illness.
(860) 357-5899
West Hartford, Connecticut 06119
Verified by Psychology Today
Psychiatric Nurse, RN, MSN, APRN, CS
“I am a board certified child and adolescent Clinical Nurse Specialist providing diagnostic psychiatric evaluations, psychotherapy, psychopharmacological medication evaluations and medication management, psycho-education and family therapy, I believe early intervention and a holistic approach are key elements in the treatment process. My areas of expertise include working with parents of young children to develop new parenting techniques in order to minimize conflicts and struggles within the home environment. Additionally, I have expertise in working with children and families adjusting to parental separation, divorce, and the co-parenting process.
(203) 779-6632
Westport, Connecticut 06880
Sheryl LaCoursiere, Psychiatric Nurse  in Waterbury
Verified by Psychology Today
Psychiatric Nurse, PhD, PMHNPBC, FNP, APRN
“I am an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) with both a psychiatric-mental health and medical background. My focus is a holistic approach using medication management and psychotherapy, aiming for wellness and life functioning. On your first appointment, we will complete a thorough examination of mental health problems as well as medical issues that might be causing interference in your life. I will then recommend treatment. For those of you who have had chronic difficulty in finding the right medication, I also offer genetic testing. This testing sheds light on nerve chemistry that might interfere with psychiatric medication effectiveness.
(203) 617-0986
Waterbury, Connecticut 06708
Vatsal G. Thakkar, Psychiatrist  in Westport
“I like to get to know my patients inside-out from a personal, social, biological, and psychological level. Not only does this foster an excellent therapeutic relationship, but it results in better assessments and treatments. This skill was instrumental in my authorship of a New York Times cover story titled, "Diagnosing the Wrong Deficit." I have acquired thousands of hours of experience working with patients in each of these specialties: depression, adult ADHD, addictions, and sleep disorders. Everyone I see gets a comprehensive evaluation (including bloodwork) and recommendations, whether they be for therapy, supplements, medications, other specialists, or lifestyle interventions.
(203) 220-6390
Westport, Connecticut 06880
Jill Fischer, Psychiatric Nurse  in Norwich
Verified by Psychology Today
Psychiatric Nurse, MS, APRN, BC
“I am Jill Fischer, PsyA, APRN, B.C., a Jungian analyst, and a board certified, advanced nurse practitioner. With over forty five years of clinical experience, I have a private practice and teach embodied dreamwork worldwide.
(860) 578-2787
Norwich, Connecticut 06360
Verified by Psychology Today
Psychiatric Nurse, MS, MA, APRN, BC, NCC
“The majority of clients who come to my office have been in psychotherapy without complete relief. The client is generally coming in for a more involved psychiatric assessment and evaluation for possible medication use.
(860) 484-7302
Lakeville, Connecticut 06039
Diane DeCillis Johnston, Psychiatric Nurse  in Westport
“I am a Board Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with over 15 years of experience and I work both as a psychotherapist and as a psychopharmacologist. As a Nurse Practitioner, I offer comprehensive evaluations and assessments for patients who may benefit from medication as well as psychotherapy In addition, I offer training in the Eastern practices of meditation and mindfulness practice. I work with adults and adolescents and I have a specialty practice in working with couples who are struggling with relationship issues. My ideal client is someone who truly desires change in his/her life.
(203) 226-6688
Westport, Connecticut 06880
Dianne Hunt-Mason A.p.r.n. Psychotherapist, Psychiatric Nurse  in Essex
“Therapy is an investment in yourself.I provide, compassion, insight and empathy in a non judgemental peaceful environment. I also have prescriptive authority.
(860) 767-7576
Essex, Connecticut 06426
Joyce Z. Pere, M.D., Psychiatrist  in Greenwich
“I approach each new patient as a caring, sympathetic practitioner, taking the time to assess the challenges facing both the patient and their family. My main objective is to help children, adolescents, adults and their families by providing Psychodynamic Therapies to enable patients to develop a variety of coping skills that will help balance life. Medication management is offered with a careful, cautious approach.
(203) 583-3843
Greenwich, Connecticut 06830

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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

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