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Psychiatrists in Poulsbo

Kim Young-Oak, Psychiatric Nurse  in Poulsbo
Verified by Psychology Today
Psychiatric Nurse, MN, ARNP, CS
“I specialize in the psychopharmacological ( Psychiatric Medication) evaluation and treatment of Mood and Anxiety Disorders, OCD, Psychosis, ADHD, Eating Disorders, as well as substance use issues. I hold two Board Certifications;Child/Adolescent and Adult.
(360) 464-1917
Poulsbo, Washington 98370
Lisa M Pratt, Psychiatric Nurse  in Poulsbo
“I specialize in the unique mental health needs of children and adolescents. I have experience evaluating and treating children with behavioral challenges, ADHD, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and psychotic disorders. Although I do not diagnose autism, I have experience with managing troublesome symptoms. I do prescribe medication when necessary, however medication is not appropriate for every child. I work closely with the family when making medication decisions in order to best meet the needs of the patient. When prescribing medications I use a conservative approach to minimize side effects while working to control symptoms in this pediatric population.
(360) 383-5550
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Poulsbo, Washington 98370
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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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

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