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Find a psychiatrist in Howard Beach, NY who can help with mental health, depression, stress, anxiety, counseling, family and relationships, therapy, and more.

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  • Jose Hernandez, MD 100 Points

    8417 149th Ave
    Howard Beach, NY 11414
  • Ping-Wen Shih, MD 100 Points

    Creedmoor Psychiatric Ctr
    Distance: 2.82 mi
    15011 Hillside Ave Fl 2
    Jamaica, NY 11432
  • Raul Calicdan, MD 100 Points

    Health Medical Ctr
    Distance: 2.82 mi
    11905 Rockaway Blvd Ste 1
    Jamaica, NY 11420
  • Glenn Kalash, DO 100 Points

    Jamaica Psychiatry Associates
    Distance: 2.82 mi
    8900 Van Wyck Expressway, Jamaica Hospital Medical Center
    Jamaica, NY 11418
  • Judd Levy, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 2.82 mi
    18016 Wexford Ter
    Jamaica, NY 11432

Psychiatrist Info

Psychiatrist Summary:
Psychiatry involves the treatment, rehabilitation and prevention of mental illness. A psychiatrist diagnoses mental and emotional disorders using assessments and may order further psychiatric diagnostic laboratory tests if necessary. Mental and emotional disorders including difficulty coping, stress, trauma, mood and anxiety disorders, substance-abuse disorders, sexual issues, schizophrenia, and addictions may be helped by different forms of psychiatry.

Common Treatments: Psychiatrists commonly treat children and adults suffering from attention deficit disorder (ADD), clinical depression, eating disorders, anxiety disorders, phobias, paranoia, psychosis, OCD, and panic attacks. Additional disorders treated by psychiatrists are: mania, schizophrenia, claustrophobia, paranoia, agoraphobia, social anxiety disorder, hallucinations, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and panic disorder.

Psychiatrist FAQs:
What is a


A Psychiatrist is a licensed physician who specializes in the evaluation, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental and emotional disorders.

What is the Difference between a Psychologist and a Psychiatrist?

Psychologists are concerned with the different aspects of behavior and mental processes and cannot prescribe medications. A clinical psychologist uses psychotherapy and other counseling skills to improve emotional and mental health. A Psychiatrist is a medical doctor who performs psychotherapy but can also prescribe medicine.

Why might I see a Psychiatrist?

You could see a Psychiatrist for abuse, addictions, anxiety, coping mechanism issues, depression, an eating disorder, emotional distress, personal growth, phobias, relationship issues, sexual problems, and trauma.

What are the requirements for becoming a licensed Psychiatrist?

A Psychiatrist must have a Masters or a Doctoral Degree from an accredited school. Other requirements toward becoming a Psychiatrist include residency training and board certifications that vary from state to state.

Psychiatrist Related Terms:
anxiety, behavioral disorders, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, suicide, relationship difficulties, chronic mental illness, parenting issues, adjustment disorders, personality disorders, lobotomy, antidepressants