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Psychiatrists in 70002

Timothy Joseph Gioe, Psychiatric Nurse  in Metairie
Verified by Psychology Today
Psychiatric Nurse, MSN, APRN, FPMHNP
“I am highly motivated and passionate about delivering quality mental health care to both individuals and families on an outpatient basis. I specialize in treating adults, children, and adolescents with mood and anxiety related disorders including depression, generalized anxiety, panic disorders, adjustment disorders, insomnia, and PTSD. I also have clinical experience treating problems related to inattention and hyperactivity (ADHD), behavioral problems, impulsivity, personality disorders, and complicated bereavement. As a psychiatric nurse practitioner, I am able to prescribe a wide range of psychotropic medications to help alleviate these troubling symptoms, along with many other treatment modalities.
Arwen Podesta, Psychiatrist  in Metairie
Verified by Psychology Today
Psychiatrist, MD, ABPN, FASAM, ABIHM
“As your psychiatrist, my aim is to help you achieve your fullest potential of wellness and health. I am board certified in Adult Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine, Holistic & Integrative Medicine, and Forensic Psychiatry. My extensive training helps me deeply understand your neurobiology from a reductionist standpoint, your whole environment and ecology and how that affects your well-being, and how medication, nutrition and lifestyle change can help you feel your best. I use science and evidence based therapies to treat your body, mind and spirit.
(504) 303-4219
Office is near:
Metairie, Louisiana 70005
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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in 70002 is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

70002 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 70002 specialize in age groups (so check for 70002 child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in 70002). 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 70002, or mental health nurses, specialize in nursing care for people with mental illness or mental distress. 70002 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 70002, 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 70002, call or contact the professionals here and ask for a psychiatric referral. You can also call the psychiatric nurses in 70002 as they tend to be affiliated to a network of psychiatrists in their area ( 70002). Or just chat to them to see if they can help.

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