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Psychiatrists in Saint Petersburg

Bruce Welch, Psychiatrist  in Saint Petersburg
“Dr. Welch is a graduate of medical school who has five postdoctoral years of formal training in psychiatry, more than the usual, board-certified psychiatrist. He has additional, specialized training in diagnostics and has been asked to testify in a number of high profile court cases in recognition of his training and background. As a medical doctor and psychiatrist who provides sophisticated psychotherapy, Dr. Welch provides the highest level of diagnostic skills and medication expertise to patients who he comes to know quite well. A patient's privacy is considered to be extremely important and is carefully protected.
(727) 232-4439
Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701
N Beth Bloss Tumarkin, Psychiatrist  in Saint Petersburg
“I enjoy working with a broad age range, from early elementary age children to adults. Like many psychiatrists, I have extensive experience in treating ADHD, depression, and anxiety. I also have additional training in child and adolescent psychiatry which gives me insight into treating not just young children but teens and young adults, as well. In addition, I have had extensive experience working with people who have had trauma or who have been diagnosed with Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder, or Bipolar Disorder. I enjoy working closely with a patient's therapist and welcome referrals.
(727) 233-7348
Saint Petersburg, Florida 33707
Sheryl Hakala M.D.P.A., Psychiatrist  in Saint Petersburg
“Dr. Hakala completed her medical degree, general adult psychiatric training, and child psychiatric fellowship at the University of South Florida. She provides both psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy and also has been trained to provide Suboxone pharmacotherapy. She provides caring compassionate treatment and has experience with the following populations: child and adolescent, eating disorder, autistic disorder and other pervasive developmental disorders, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and PTSD due to military or sexual trauma.
(813) 413-4237
Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701
Sheryl Marie Hakala, Psychiatrist  in Saint Petersburg
“Dr. Hakala completed her medical degree, general adult psychiatric training, and child psychiatric fellowship at the University of South Florida. She provides both psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy and also has been trained to provide Suboxone pharmacotherapy.
(813) 438-4644
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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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

If you're looking for a specialist Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse in Saint Petersburg, 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.