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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
Timothy C. Van Deusen, Psychiatrist  in Fairfield
“I'm board certified in both general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry. My areas of interests include anxiety, depression, adolescence, young adults, and midlife adult issues. I'm interested in working with adolescents especially when they're motivated to make changes in their lives. I help parents find ways to improve communication with their children, most importatnly when conflicts create emotions which are difficult to cope within the family. I am only accepting new patients that will commit to weekly therapy with or without medication management.
(203) 779-6313
Fairfield, Connecticut 06825
Randi Cohen, Psychiatrist  in Milford
“Do you want to feel happier, be more at peace, improve your relationships, or get closer to the life you want? Studies show that therapy can offer you help that lasts. I offer therapy with an option for medications in a comfortable, private setting. I work with individuals or with couples in Milford, CT.
(203) 490-4503
Milford, Connecticut 06460
Ayesha Ahmed, Psychiatrist  in Bloomfield
“We are accepting new Patient (Adult,18 years and older), Call 860-478-4341 today for your appointment. I am a 15+ years Experienced, Board Certified Physician specialized in Psychiatry, with Fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry. Depression, Anxiety, Sleep Disorders, Trauma, Phobias, Alzheimer, Schizophrenia, Postpartum Depression, Behavioral Disturbance, Senior-Geriatric conditions and many other Mental Health Conditions that I treat. My mission is to provide my patients with the best care in a confidential, relaxed and safe environment through Evaluation and Medication Management. My office centrally located by North end of West Hartford, Bloomfield, Avon, Granby, Simsbury, Canton, Windsor, Hartford, Newrington, Glastonbury, Danbury, Springfield-MA etc.
(860) 881-2414
Bloomfield, Connecticut 06002
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
Amanda Matlak Sandrew, Psychiatrist  in Westport
“Amanda Sandrew, DO is a board-certified psychiatrist who practices the art of psychiatry in a nurturing, non-judgmental environment. Dr Sandrew recognizes that people seek out treatment at vulnerable times in their lives, and she treats every patient with professionalism, empathy and compassion. She believes in getting to know each patient's unique circumstance and tailoring treatment plans incorporating nutrition, exercise, relaxation, mindfulness and spirituality with traditional modalities like therapy and medication.
(203) 904-2066
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
William C Alder, Psychiatrist  in Hartford
“"Become who you are." Are you feeling stuck, overwhelmed or sad? Are you suffering from some form of emotional pain? I treat people with these conditions, more specifically known as Anxiety, Depression, Stress Reactions, Insomnia, Trauma, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, interpersonal problems or difficulties in maximizing your potential.
(860) 787-5180
Hartford, Connecticut 06105
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
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
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
“I am an APRN - Advanced Practice Registered Nurse. This means I have advanced training, national board certification, and authority to prescribe medications. I use an integrative model including EMDR, CBT, Heart Math, EFT, Anger Management, art, nature, meditation and medications. I now have the ability to do DNA testing. This gives me information to guide medication decisions so that patients get a medication best suited for their metabolism.
(860) 786-4731
Litchfield, Connecticut 06759
Eric B Nicholson, Psychiatrist  in Norwalk
“Dr. Eric Nicholson is a Board-Certified Child and Adolescent, Adult, and Addiction Psychiatrist in Norwalk, CT. Dr. Nicholson provides Individual, Parent, Couples, and Family Cognitive Behavioral Therapies and Exposure-Based Therapies for patients of all ages suffering from Addictive Disorders and Psychiatric Disorders including Anxiety Disorders, such as Postraumatic Stress Disorder, Generalized Anxiety, Social Phobia, Panic, Agoraphobia, Emetophobia, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and OCD Spectrum Disorders (hoarding, perfectionism, trichotillomania, and skin picking), Mood Disorders, and personality disorders utilizing CBT and Exposure/Ritual Prevention Therapy. Dr. Nicholson also provides treatment for individuals on the Autism Spectrum, providing individual and family-focused treatments as indicated.
(203) 838-8168
Norwalk, Connecticut 06850
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
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
Dianne Hunt-Mason, 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
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
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
Carine Jean, Psychiatrist  in Fairfield
“I am a Yale trained psychiatrist,board certified in general and addiction psychiatry.I am also board certified in addiction medicine and a certified provider of Suboxone,I have extensive experience treating co-occurring disorders and,chronic mental illness .I provide medication management for mental illnesses including schizophrenia, schizoaffective , panic disorder ,generalized anxiety disorder, bipolar ,major depression,post partum depression, post traumatic stress disorder,attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder. I do treat young adults, adults and elders,
(203) 493-0478
Fairfield, Connecticut 06824

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.