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Dr. Robert Morton Elvove M.D.
Specializes in Psychiatry
Address: 1200 E Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Dr. Russell Hardin Tobe Jr. MD
Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry
Address: 140 Old Orangeburg Road, Orangetown, NY 10962
Dr. Kenneth R. Langlieb PH.D.
Specializes in Psychology
Average rating 5.0 stars out of 5 (3 ratings)
Address: 171 East Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Clinical Interests: depression, crisis intervention, relationship issues ... (Read more)
Dr. Maria Lourdes Gonzales PSYD
Specializes in Child Psychology, Psychiatry, Health Psychology, Family Therapy
Address: 2 Centerock Road, Clarkstown, NY 10994
Clinical Interests: psychological evaluation
Ms. Mary Elizabeth McGuinn M.S.W.
Specializes in Social Work
Address: 300 Lake Street, Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458
Clinical Interests: religious/spiritual issues, anxiety, domestic abuse ... (Read more)
Dr. Barry Jan Richman MD
Specializes in Psychiatry
Average rating 4.89 stars out of 5 (55 ratings)
Address: 16 16 Park Ave, Airmont, NY 10952
Steven Samuels MD
Specializes in Geriatric Psychiatry
Average rating 3.25 stars out of 5 (6 ratings)
Address: 60 W Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Konstantin Lukin
Specializes in Psychology, Family Therapy
Address: 20 Wilsey Square, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Phone: 917-903-1901
Clinical Interests: depression, personal growth and development, perfectionism ... (Read more)
Dr. Joshua Tolkien Kantrowitz M.D.
Specializes in Psychiatry
Address: 140 Old Orangeburg Road, Orangetown, NY 10962
Dr. Maryam Rakhmatullina M.D.
Specializes in Psychiatry
Address: 160 N Midland Avenue, Orangetown, NY 10960
Phone: 845-348-8357
Dr. Parvesh K. Sharma MD
Specializes in Psychiatry
Average rating 2.0 stars out of 5 (1 rating)
Address: 55 Old Nyack Turnpike, Clarkstown, NY 10954
Phone: 845-608-3611
Dr. Khalid M. Khan M.D.
Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry
Address: 55 Old Nyack Turnpike, Clarkstown, NY 10954
Dr. Faidherbe Ceus MD
Specializes in Psychiatry, Homeopathy
Address: 60 College Avenue, Clarkstown, NY 10954
Carole De Fino PH.D, LCADC
Specializes in Addiction Therapy, Counseling
Address: 172 Broadway, Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677
Phone: 973-304-4988
Clinical Interests: intimacy issues, eating disorders, relationship issues ... (Read more)
Ms. Eunisa Leigh Rauschenberg MS, LCAT, ATR-BC
Specializes in Counseling, Family Therapy
Address: 28 W Broadway, Clarkstown, NY 10960
Clinical Interests: depression, family therapy services, group therapy services ... (Read more)
Dr. Jennifer Anne Buchwald PSY.D.
Specializes in Psychology
Address: 421 N Highland Avenue, Clarkstown, NY 10960

What is Mental Health Care?

Mental health care refers to a broad group of professionals who work to keep people mentally well. Just as physical illness can cause unwanted aches and pains, mental illness can cause unwanted thoughts, behaviors, and feelings. Even people who are not dealing with a mental illness can suffer from the effects of a stressful situation and find it difficult to cope. Mental health care workers seek to improve the emotional, psychological, and social well-being of their clients, usually through therapy.

There are many kinds of mental health care providers. Some examples include psychologists, psychiatrists, counselors, psychiatric nurses, substance abuse professionals, and social workers. Mental health workers treat patients at all stages of life and through many common problems, including depression, anxiety, eating disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, and several others.

Some of the symptoms that occur with mental health issues and may cause a person to seek treatment include:
  • Changes in eating or sleeping
  • Decreased energy, fatigue
  • Numbness or a lack of interest in life
  • Feeling hopeless
  • Recurrent, persistent thoughts
  • Feeling unusually anxious, sad, angry, worried, or on edge
  • An inability to care for one’s self or perform daily tasks

Patients seeking mental health treatment have several options. The most widely used treatment is psychotherapy, also called talk therapy or simply ‘therapy’. In therapy, mental health workers guide patients as they talk about issues in their life and problem-solve ways to make positive, healthy changes. Some patients also take medication to treat mental illness. Medications are especially effective at treating the chemical imbalances behind more severe cases of depression, anxiety, and illnesses such as bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.

Many mental illnesses are treated with a combination of both medication and therapy. For example, in substance abuse care, medications to ease withdrawal symptoms are commonly used together with a specific kind of therapy called behavior therapy, which teaches patients how to handle challenging situations without drugs or alcohol. Mental health workers may also consult with physicians or use community resources to help patients function at their best.
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