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Find a psychiatrist in Silver Spring, MD who can help with mental health, depression, stress, anxiety, counseling, family and relationships, therapy, and more.

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  • Stephanie Waggel, MD
    570 Points
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    Stephanie Waggel, MD

    Improve Life PLLC
    Distance: 19.39 mi
    2201 Cooperative Way
    Herndon, VA 20170
    500 Points


    Smart Medical & Rehab Therapy
    SUITE 500
    Silver Spring, MD 20908
  • Smita Patel, MD 280 Points

    Smita Patel, MD

    11161 New Hampshire Ave Ste 420
    Silver Spring, MD 20904
  • David Zwerdling, MD 150 Points

    David Zwerdling, MD

    2907 Woodstock Ave
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
  • Willie Hamlin, MD 130 Points

    Willie Hamlin, MD

    Institute-Child & Family Psych
    8607 2nd Ave Ste 201A
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
  • Edwig Plotnick, MD 130 Points

    Edwig Plotnick, MD

    8830 Cameron Street, Suite 503
    Silver Spring, MD 20910

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