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Psychiatrists in Massachusetts (MA)

Alan Fisch, Psychiatrist  in Cambridge
“I have decades of experience working in the field of psychiatry as both a clinician and educator. I have taught Psychopharmacology at Metrowest Medical Center, and Family Therapy at the Beth Israel Deaconness Hospital, in Boston. I am a licensed psychiatrist and is also Board Certified in Psychiatry. In addition, I have achieved the status of being a Diplomate in the American Board of Addiction Medicine. I have particular expertise and interest working with families, and persons with addiction issues.
(617) 208-4425
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
Howard M Katz, Psychiatrist  in Brookline
“Over 35 years of practice, I have understood that first and foremost, a therapy relationship must provide trust and safety. In such a setting, close and active listening helps to illuminate a personís inner world and establish a dialog that deepens self-understanding and acceptance. An expanded narrative of the self and discovery of new modes of thinking leads toward more positive feeling and action. I am pragmatic: People want help with pressing problems in living and we go with what works Ė choosing from a range of psychodynamic approaches those best tailored to a personís specific needs.
(617) 500-2605
Brookline, Massachusetts 02446
“When you feel stuck in an emotional or behavioral rut and find your usual coping skills are no longer enough, this is a good time to seek help. I enjoy helping individuals and couples who want to get unstuck to discover new paths toward growth and fulfillment. I am a Harvard-trained, board-certified psychiatrist with over 15 years experience specializing in psychotherapy. In my view, the therapeutic relationship is the main vehicle for psychological healing and change. I pay close attention to creating a safe and effective collaboration with you. I try to tailor an approach that suits you.
(617) 874-1957
Brookline, Massachusetts 02446
M David Kurland, Psychiatrist  in Cambridge
“I am systems-oriented, and work with family as well as the child. I will work with your therapist, school, and anyone who will help. I am outcome-oriented (I get results). I believe that progress is more achievable than most assume; it is in the nature of childhood that children advance, develop, whereas to stay in place is to lose ground. I am experienced, skilled, and well-trained (Harvard, Yale). Children need love and sometimes the help of a good child psychiatrist. I don't stop at rendering services; I am your psychiatrist; I assumes responsibility.
(857) 254-1842
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
Cristina Desa, Psychiatric Nurse  in Westford
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Psychiatric Nurse, MSN, BSN, PMH, NP, BC
“I'm a Board Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner providing diagnostic evaluations and medication management to adults and adolescents.Taking the time to listen to my patients is my priority.Teaching patients about their diagnosis, symptoms and treatment management are a big part of my philosophy. My approach to psychopharmacology is very individualized in order to restore emotional balance and harmony, which I believe everyone deserves for a happy and fulfilling life. I often combine natural treatments, stress management skills, nutritional supplements, laboratory work up and medical/mental health assessments with a focus on holistic health.
(978) 467-4164
Westford, Massachusetts 01886
“While a person can feel better after a good talk with a friend or relative, for moderate or severe psychiatric symptoms, this relief is only temporary. Being professionally evaluated and treated with appropriate psychiatric medication will often alleviate the psychiatric symptoms quickly and effectively. With more than more than forty years of combined professional experience, Dr. Jeffrey Speller and Dr. Tanya Korkosz are skilled physicians and psychiatrists who specialize in the use of psychiatric medication for adolescents (12 to 19) and adults with psychiatric disorders including Attention Deficit Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, and Mood Disorders.
(617) 446-3079
Lexington, Massachusetts 02421
“At RGDC Psychotherapy Associates we believe that as we work with each person we are treading upon sacred ground. As a team consisting of a Mental Health Nurse practitioner, a Social Worker, and a psychologist, we believe that the human spirit is resilient and indomitable and that with the proper professional therapeutic supports can almost always resound from a less functional behavioral state to an improved level of functioning. We believe that a healthy balance of psychotherapy and psychopharmacology can enhance a person's quality of life. It is our privilege to serve you.
(781) 236-3615
Hingham, Massachusetts 02043
Deborah M Moran, Psychiatrist  in Cambridge
“It's hard to see a psychiatrist! I see people in distress due to a crisis,a loss, a trauma or a major life change. This distress manifests as depression,mood swings,anxiety, racing thoughts,paranoia,insomnia etc.People are complicated. I do a comprehensive evaluation listening for various psychological, emotional and biologic "clues". This is an interactive and iterative process. "Our" formulation guides the treatment. I practice both psychotherapy and psychopharmacology. I often consult for colleagues in psychology and social work regarding the use of medications.I then manage the medications as part of the treatment team.
(617) 300-0452
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
Abelard Psychotherapy and Medication Management, Psychiatric Nurse  in Stoughton
“"My focus is the whole person, mind,body, and spirit. I offer therapy and medication managemet". Gabrielle has over 16 years of experience working in psychiatry. Specializing in treating disorders of behavior, thinking, and feeling, she provides a caring therapeutic environment for her clients to work through life's complexities. She holds a Bachelors and Masters degree in Nursing from UMASS Amherst. Additionally, she is a Doctoral Candidate 2014' Integrative Health Concentration. She also consults and provides trainings to hospitals, colleges, and organizations on a variety of topics; suicide awareness, team building, restraint reduction, mental health, and cultural awareness.
(781) 691-5367
Stoughton, Massachusetts 02072
Gloria Fallon, Psychiatric Nurse  in Wellesley Hills
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Psychiatric Nurse, MSN, PMHCNS, BC
“Gloria Fallon, PMHCNS-BC is a board certified psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist in the field of Child and Adolescent psychiatry and therapy. Gloria is compassionate, seasoned and knowledgeable about the safe use of psychiatric medications in children and adolescents. She received her Masters in Nursing from the Yale University School of Nursing with an emphasis on women, families, and children in 2001. Her extensive work experience includes fellowship training at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, McLean Hospital, Cambridge Health Alliance, DCS Community Mental Health and Framingham Psychiatric Counseling Associates. She currently works in private practice in Wellesley Hills, MA.
(781) 561-1595
Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts 02481
Ayelet Barkai, Psychiatrist  in Cambridge
“People are often unaware of, and frustrated by, the emotional and relational roadblocks that repeatedly thwart them. I work with you to clarify and understand these issues and their origins, to help you effect positive change. I believe that the self-understanding that catalyzes such change is best reached by cultivating a psychotherapeutic relationship in which compassionate, honest and constructive communication can occur. I strive to create an environment that encourages the development of empathic and reflective self-awareness, recognizes and fosters resilience, and promotes the achievement of your full potential.
(617) 440-3237
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
James Greenblatt, Psychiatrist  in Waltham
“James Greenblatt, MD is the Founder and Medical Director of Comprehensive Psychiatric Resources (CPR), an integrative medical practice that uses a biologically-based approach to treat mental health disorders. CPR provides an integrative approach to treatment that takes into account a person's unique genetic, biochemical, and nutritional status. After analyzing each of these factors a personalized treatment plan is made to match the needs of each patient. Based on your unique needs, we offer a customized treatment plan that may include nutritional and personal medication recommendations based on metabolic testing and new technology.
(781) 618-4495
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453
“I am dually board-certified in Adult and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and have been in practice since 2004. I have undergone advanced training in child and adolescent psychotherapy, and have extensive experience working with children, adolescents, and young adults, including much experience working in the collegiate mental health field. Commonly-seen issues in my practice include ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Anxiety and Mood Disorders, and Disruptive Behavior Disorders (eg Oppositional Defiant Disorder). I also work extensively with families and school systems. I promote treatment in a nurturing environment and the formation of a strong therapeutic attachment.
(978) 785-8224
Concord, Massachusetts 01742
Feyza Marouf, Psychiatrist  in Boston
“I am a Harvard and MGH affiliated psychiatrist with a private practice in the Back Bay. I offer highly individualized care in a compassionate, intelligent, creative environment. My style is warm and interactive with a focus on trust and openness. My expertise includes the use of psychodynamic psychotherapy to address fluctuations in mood, feelings of dissatisfaction in relationships or at work, and questions of identity and low self-esteem. I also offer careful, expert medication management for treatment of depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety and attentional disorders. I have a particular interest in cross-cultural patients.
(617) 674-1420
Boston, Massachusetts 02116
Tia A Horner, Psychiatrist  in Arlington
“I am an MGH trained Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist with over 15 years of clinical experience. I have expertise in helping people through times of change, challenge, crisis and uncertainty at different stages of life. I enjoy working with children, adolescents and adults individually, as well as families and parents. I am highly trained to deliver different models of care, and often combine different modalities, including psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral strategies, family work, and psychopharmacology (medication) and collaboration with other specialists. I believe that treatment requires patience, trust, creativity, flexibility and a sense of humor.
(617) 440-3220
Arlington, Massachusetts 02476
Arash Ansari, Psychiatrist  in Cambridge
“Dr. Ansari is a Harvard-trained board-certified psychiatrist and psychopharmacologist. He is an Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and teaches psychopharmacology to medical students and residents. He is cautious and conservative in how he approaches the use of medications for the treatment of psychiatric illness and believes that medications are best used in conjunction with talk therapies.
(617) 981-7984
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
Orit Avni-Barron, Psychiatrist  in Brookline
“Collaborative, directive compassionate and supportive approach.
(617) 505-4982
Brookline, Massachusetts 02446
Keith Ablow, Psychiatrist  in Newburyport
“I have helped millions of people take control of their lives by understanding the patterns they've developed that are firmly rooted in the past. As a practicing psychiatrist, author and television personality, I have treated thousands of patients in both public and private practice throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. I have documented the unmistakable power of personal truth to transform human lives in a broad spectrum of environments. I believe we hold up shields to protect ourselves from the painful truths that, when faced honestly, turn into powerful insights and clear strategies for growth and success.
(978) 636-0988
Newburyport, Massachusetts 01950
Kaloyan Tanev, Psychiatrist  in Boston
“I help clients resolve psychological or psychiatric problems that keep them from fully experiencing their lives. I also work with people to help them achieve their life goals. Because no two people are the same, I believe that treatment for every person should be individually tailored. I use medications when they are needed and do therapy. Some of the therapeutic methods I use are psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, hypnosis, couples and family therapy. I help with anxiety, mood problems, co-morbid psychiatric and medical problems, relationship and family problems.
(617) 206-3425
Boston, Massachusetts 02114
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Psychiatric Nurse, MSN, CNM, CS
“I offer psychotherapy and psychopharmacology for women's mental health and developmental issues, especially around pregnancy, mothering, and mid-life.
(617) 682-9271
Arlington, Massachusetts 02474

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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

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