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African-American Psychiatrists in Maryland (MD)

"As a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst I feel privileged to work with people on their journey to discoverying how they can live more fulfilling lives. I practice psychiatry, psychoanalysis and psychopharmacology, and find that when people seek me out they are coping to the best of their current abilities. Therapy and or medication, with courage and hard work and an empathic clinician by their side may give them the opportunity to make new and healthier choices in their lives."
Psychiatric Nurse, PMHNP, CRNP, FNP
"Call in today for medication management and will get you in within 48 hours. We know how important your medication to your health. Providing mental and Behavioral Health services for individuals, group or family. We meet our clients at the office, group home, day care or Long term care. Passion for clients that needs medication management for depression or other Mood Disorder, Schizophrenia, Delirium and Dementia. Gradual Dose Reduction for an individual client with chronic or prolong mental and behavioral problems."
"I am an old fashioned psychiatrist. I have been in practice for over 40 years. I prescribe psychotropic medications only when needed and only for as long as they are needed. Medications have a place in managing psychiatric illnesses, but they do not cure them. The closest thing to a treatment modality that cures psychiatric illnesses is psychotherapy. Through psychotherapy you learn how to overcome psychiatric symptoms even if they are due to a biochemical imbalance. It teaches you new coping skills and helps you adopt healthier attitudes about life."
"I believe life presents us with challenges and situations where decisions have to be made regarding our healing process. Symptoms and problems can be seen not only as an opportunity for healing but for personal growth, thus the importance of a strong connection betweeen patient and therapist where both have an active and collaborative role. Conditions like ADHD, anxiety, depression and bipolar illness can be well managed and not be a sentence for failure. I consult with therapists in the area regarding the pharmachological needs of their patients. Medications can help restore a biochemical imbalance and a feeling of wellbeing."
"I am a Board Certified Physician-Psychiatrist with expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of non-fault medical conditions of the brain. I am also a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry the University of Maryland School of Medicine. My work with each patient is based on the symptoms experienced by him or her as a unique individual, as a member of a family or community, and as a product of their value systems, culture and life experiences. We will work together to achieve the best possible mental health outcomes."
"I am a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist and psychoanalyst providing individual psychotherapy, play therapy, couples therapy, pharmacotherapy and psychoanalysis to patients for a variety of presenting symptoms: anxiety, depression, poor school performance, stuttering, lack of motivation, and finding oneself in relationships with people who are devaluating and/or abusive. My interpersonal focus is to help patients to become aware (by being mindful) of what he or she conciously or unconcoiusly does that prevent the patient from gratifying his or her needs."
Office is near:
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
(202) 558-0285
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"I am a board-certified psychiatrist practicing in Annapolis, Maryland. I am an expert in treating severe depression and bipolar disorder. I have also received specialty training in addressing the psychiatric aspects of chronic medical illnesses, such as cancer, neurologic diseases, and HIV."
"It has been a privilege to work with my patients and help them discover more about themselves than they had been aware of before. This has usually resulted in significant symptom reduction and improved relationships with those who are important in their lives. Freud discovered the unconscious and its power to control our lives without us being aware of it. By helping people achieve a better understanding of these impulses in themselves, they can work with them, and use them to achieve their goals rather than being caught in endless self-destructive ways."
"We at Citywide Behavioral Health are experienced with the behavioral health needs of our clients; including those with acute stress, anxiety disorders, depression, bipolar disorder, trauma, schizophrenia, and other psychotic disorders. We will work in conjunction with our clients to create a treatment plan that will alleviate symptoms and allow optimal functioning for work, school, and in other areas of your life."
"I believe that the struggles and emotional pain that lead people to seek treatment are meaningful; that understanding the triggers and sources of those struggles is as important as relieving the symptoms themselves, because it offers the individual the opportunity to reflect upon the choices he or she has made and to consider alternatives."
"Dr. Sakran specializes and enjoys working with families to best understand each of his clients. His approach of treating not just the individual but working closely with those who are involved in his patients lives creates a personnel and effective touch unique to his skill set. He has extensive training in treating ADHD, oppositional defiant disorder, OCD, Bipolar, anxiety and depressive disorders. He also does individual parent coaching sessions for young infants and toddlers as well as offers assessments and second opinions of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder."
"I have served as the Founder and President of Potomac Psychiatry since 1981. I am passionate about helping patients with anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, life adjustment issues, and bipolar disorder. I treat adolescents, adults, and the elderly in psychotherapy, and with medication management when needed. Through my collective expertise and experience in business and psychiatry, I specialize in helping top business executives lead more balanced, symptom-free lives."
"As a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, and teacher of other mental health professionals, I have an abiding belief in the importance of a strong connection between patient and therapist in order to achieve growth and change. I have been successful in helping individuals struggling with painful feeling states, such as anxiety and depression, and problematic relationships to modulate intense feelings and to feel freer in their minds and in their lives."
"I am a board certified psychiatrist and completed my training at the University of Maryland at Baltimore. My patients may be seeking psychiatric help for the first time, others have tried a number of medications and have struggled to find the level of help they were seeking. With each patient I work carefully to evaluate which medication will be effective. As my patient your ongoing treatment will include consultation with you about the effects of any medication to ensure you get the maximum benefit to improve your quality of life. I can be reached by phone and email as needed."
"My expertise is in the area of diagnosis and psychopharmacology. My office is a private practice setting and there is strong staff support for scheduling, medication refills, and for consultation with referring therapists . I have more than 30 years experience in the field and have an interest and involvement in pharmacology research through my company, Pharmasite Research. I have numerous publications in the field of psychopharmacology and lecture frequently in the area of psychopharmacology."
"Most of my clinical time is spent in assessing patients, making pharmacologic recommendations in the management of major psychiatric disorders, and providing follow-up medication management. However, I also provide ongoing psychotherapy to patients, either as an adjunct to or in the absence of pharmacologic management. Areas of interest include the management of affective disorders - major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder; anxiety disorders; adult ADHD; the interface of major medical illness and psychiatric response; and a variety of adjustment disorders resulting from lifestyle issues."
"I received my Bachelors Degree from the University of Pennsylvania, where I majored in the Biological Basis of Behavior and competed on the Men's Varsity Swimming Team. Upon graduating, I became a private high school science teacher in Washington, DC prior to completing medical school at George Washington University. I then completed my Psychiatry residency at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in NYC where I was selected as Chief Resident."
"I am a board-certified psychiatrist, with 20 years of experience. Proficient in both medication treatment and psychotherapy, I provide a holistic approach to patient care. I take the time to hear the breadth and depth of what a person is experiencing, and dedicate the same effort to crafting a treatment plan in a spirit of collaboration. The plan might involve medication treatment, psychotherapy, or a combination of the two. As treatment proceeds, I remain available for consultation and timely follow-up."
"I am a board certified pyschiatrist with extensive training in Child Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry. I implement a treatment model that uses different interventions tailored to the patient's individual needs. I specialize in active listening to provide a diagnosis and then specific interventions to bring relief to the patients and their families. Once the emergency is addressed, the next step is to focus on the most important tools for the patient- early recognition, education, and preventive interventions to manage stress."