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Psychiatrists in Nevada (NV)

Debra Walker Fredericks, Psychiatric Nurse  in Reno
“My heroes are families living with Alzheimer's Disease and related dementias. I enjoy helping them navigate the journey from the first symptoms through hospice. There is much that Alzheimer's can teach us: patience, empathy, enjoying the moments of life. I have worked with thousands of families and offer expertise in early diagnosis, both behavioral and pharmacologic management of symptoms, optimizing function, and caregiver issues. It is my privilege to assist families' efforts toward optimizing quality of life.
(775) 990-1427
Reno, Nevada 89502
Comprehensive Psychiatry of Southern Nevada, Psychiatrist  in Las Vegas
“Hi, I am Dr. Martin Fakiel. I am Board Certified in General and Forensic Psychiatry and have been practicing for more than 25 years. During this time, I have had the opportunity to help patients from all walks of life, suffering from a broad range of psychological problems, in outpatient and inpatient settings. In this age of quick fixes and rushed treatment, I take pride in spending ample time with my patients in order to perform a thorough evaluation and to answer all questions about the proposed treatment plan.
(702) 326-1116
Las Vegas, Nevada 89145
Karen L Cruey, Psychiatrist  in Las Vegas
“Psychiatric Services in Las Vegas, NV, This medical practice has a goal of helping patients of all ages to achieve optimum mental health through the comprehensive psychiatric services of Karen L. Cruey, M.D. in Las Vegas, NV
(702) 247-1703
Las Vegas, Nevada 89102
Michelle A Fontenelle-Gilmer, Psychiatrist  in Las Vegas
“As the Medical Director at Life Bridge Kids my mission is to help children and their families obtain exceptional mental health care. I am board certified in both Adult and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. I was trained at Johns Hopkins University, Boston Children's Hospital-Harvard Medical School, Sheppard Pratt Hospital, and the University of Maryland. I've been fortunate to work in a variety of organizations over the past 15 years which include both outpatient and inpatient settings.
(702) 381-6508
Las Vegas, Nevada 89145
Claire Frederick, Psychiatrist  in Reno
“More: www.clairefrederick.com I am an award winning "therapist of last resort" who often sees patients with long therapy histories who are still burdened by unacceptable symptoms. I often utilize Ego State Therapy, an approach that is often very successful with conditions that have been refractory to other treatments. Therapeutically I am humanistic, supportive, and deeply involved on a feeling level while maintaining strong therapy boundaries.
(530) 730-5181
Office is near:
Reno, Nevada 89501
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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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

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