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Psychiatrists in New Orleans

Andrew Morson, Psychiatrist  in New Orleans
“I have treated a variety of psychiatric conditions since I have been in practice. The most common ones have been generalized anxiety, depression, panic attacks and ADD/ADHD. I also have a lot of experience with Bipolar Disorder, OCD, personality disorders, and schizophrenia. I have worked in both inpatient and outpatient settings and feel comfortable working with the entire spectrum of severity of illness.
(985) 224-0387
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
Mehdi Qalbani, Psychiatrist  in New Orleans
“I aim to provide care for adults with psychiatric illness in a holistic and compassionate matter. My philosophy is based on a bio-psycho-social approach where I will work with each individual patient to address the potential pharmacological, therapeutic, and lifestyle interventions to best address your particular challenge.
(985) 224-4163
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
Morgan Feibelman, Psychiatrist  in New Orleans
“Dr. Feibelman is board certified in psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry. He approaches each patient as an individual with a complex interplay of biological, psychological, and social factors contributing to the present problem. In a nurturing way that respects each person's individuality, he carefully evaluates and discusses treatment approaches with patients, including pharmacological approaches and psychotherapeutic approaches.
(985) 466-4431
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
Arwen Podesta, Psychiatrist  in New Orleans
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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
New Orleans, Louisiana 70119
Nick Vergara, Psychiatrist  in New Orleans
(504) 327-2791
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

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

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

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