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Find a psychiatrist in San Diego, CA who can help with mental health, depression, stress, anxiety, counseling, family and relationships, therapy, and more.

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  • Daniel Gardner, MD
    671 Points

    Daniel Gardner, MD
    12526 High Bluff Drive
    Suite 300
    San Diego, CA 92130
  • Li Liang, MD
    430 Points

    ClearInsight Psychiatry Inc.
    9888 Carroll centre rd
    118
    San Diego, CA 92126
  • Marcella Wilson, MD 310 Points

    BE WELL San Diego Psychiatry
    4060 4th Avenue,
    Suite 445
    San Diego, CA 92108
  • Emad Tadros, MD
    300 Points

    4060 4th Ave
    Suite 102
    San Diego, CA 92103
  • Lorna Swartz, MD 280 Points

    3252 Holiday Court ste 108
    San Diego, CA 92037
  • Jennifer Nagode, MD, PhD
    250 Points

    4295 Gesner St
    Suite 3B
    San Diego, CA 92117
  • Fernando Kwiatkowski, MD
    230 Points

    Psychiatric Centers-San Diego
    5353 mission Center Rd.
    Suite 224
    San Diego, CA 92108
  • Ansar Haroun, MD 220 Points

    San Diego Superior Court - Forensic Psychiatry Clinic
    County Courthouse # 1003
    San Diego, CA 92101

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

Psychiatrist

?
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