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Psychiatrists in 70002

Timothy Gioe, Psychiatric Nurse  in Metairie
Verified by Psychology Today
Psychiatric Nurse, MSN, APRN, PMHNP
“I am highly motivated and passionate about delivering quality mental health care to children, adolescents and adults. I specialize in diagnosing and treating common mental health conditions including but not limited to: depression, anxiety, ADHD, PTSD, insomnia, psychosis, panic disorder, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, and much more. As a provider, I highly value providing my clients with a sense of trust. I believe this is the most crucial aspect of a therapeutic relationship.
(985) 464-4032
Metairie, Louisiana 70002
Mehdi Qalbani, Psychiatrist  in Metairie
“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
Office is near:
Metairie, Louisiana 70002
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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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