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Find a psychiatrist in Lafayette, LA 70508 who can help with mental health, depression, stress, anxiety, counseling, family and relationships, therapy, and more.

Results for Lafayette, LA 70508

  • 300 Points

    Acadiana Addiction Center

    3008 West Pinhook Road
    Lafayette, LA 70508
  • Joni Orazio, MD 130 Points

    Joni Orazio, MD

    332 E Farrel Rd
    Lafayette, LA 70508
  • Bob Winston, MD 110 Points

    Bob Winston, MD

    Acadiana Partial Hospital
    101 La Rue France
    Lafayette, LA 70508
  • Sarwat Gad, MD 100 Points

    Sarwat Gad, MD

    Center for Psychiatric & Addiction Medicine
    800 Kaliste Saloom Road
    Lafayette, LA 70508
  • Elaine Schmidt, MD 100 Points

    Elaine Schmidt, MD

    3110 W Pinhook Rd Ste 102
    Lafayette, LA 70508
  • Joni Orazio, MD

    Joni Orazio, MD

    Psychiatric Assoc of SW Louisiana
    119 Rue Fontaine
    Lafayette, LA 70508

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Abbeville (18.54 mi)
Opelousas (21.7 mi)

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