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How do I find a great female psychiatrist near me?

I’m looking for a great female psychiatrist near me. Where do I start?

Finding the best psychiatrists nearby is not always easy, and if you are specifically looking for a female psychiatrist near you, the search becomes even narrower. This is why the team at Carolina Partners recommends you start your search by asking friends and family members for a referral or recommendation. If this is not an option, or if you would rather search for female psychiatrists in nearby areas on your own, then it might be helpful to search online for a female counselor whose philosophy of working with clients seems to align well with yours.

Next, once you find a counselor or two who seem to be good a fit, schedule a phone call or consultation. A phone call or consultation is extremely helpful because you can use this time to ask questions and further narrow down your search. When you call us at Carolina Partners in Mental HealthCare PLLC, we can give you additional information regarding the experience of our counselors, the training of our counselors, and the specialties of our counselors. This kind of information is what will help you or your loved one make a decision about which nearby psychiatrist is right for you.

Does Carolina Partners staff a female psychiatrist near me? 

At Carolina Partners in Mental HealthCare, we have a diverse, talented and experienced group of psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, LCSWs, and clinicians educated in a multitude of areas, including mental health, nutrition, naturopathic health, and general wellness. We understand that each person’s needs are unique, and offer access to over 120 clinicians in our 35 North Carolina locations with distinct areas of expertise in Asheville, Cary, Chapel Hill, Concord, Durham, Raleigh, Wake Forest, Wilson, and the surrounding areas. Our staff has the combined knowledge and experience to give you and your family the best possible care.

For example, we have a wonderful female psychiatrist named Varsha Vora, MD. Dr. Vora earned her MD from Government Medical College in Surat, India, and completed her residency in Psychiatry at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital and Pediatrics at Methodist Hospital in New York. She completed a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at New York University Medical Center, where she was a clinical instructor. Dr. Vora previously worked as a research associate at Wake Research Associates, and as a psychiatrist at Carolina Permanent Medical Group. She is board certified in Psychiatry and Neurology, and in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Vora treats ages 5 to 40 at our Cary, NC office, specializing in general psychiatry and medication management.

Another example of a great female psychiatrist nearby is Dr. An’drea Taylor. Dr. Taylor earned her MD from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, and completed a residency in Adult Psychiatry at University Hospitals Case Western Reserve in Cleveland, Ohio. She was awarded the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Exam Certification, as well as a pediatric scholarship. Dr. Taylor previously worked as a psychiatrist at Carolina Behavioral Care, and is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and the National Medical Association. She treats ages 21-65 for general psychiatry, including depression, bipolar, anxiety, and schizophrenia, at our New Hope Court office in Durham, NC.

Search our online portal to explore all of the great female psychiatrists near you!


How will the closest female psychiatrist near me work with her patients? What should I expect when working with her?

At Carolina Partners, we always begin with a psychiatric evaluation, which is not a therapy appointment – think of it as pre-therapy! Your doctor will sit down and talk with you to get an overall picture of your life and pinpoint the causes of your emotional distress. Your doctor’s questions might vary depending on what they observe and what you tell them. Sometimes, certain cognitive tests, like memory tests, may be used to rule out physical damage to the brain, and sometimes more lab tests might be required before any decision can be made about treatment. Once the doctor has made their determination, you will be referred to the appropriate provider – whether that be a therapist for further conversation, a neuropsychiatrist for the various forms of cognitive treatment we offer, or a psychiatrist for prescribing medication.


What should I do next if I want to work with a female psychiatrist near me?

When you are ready to begin treatment and to speak with a mental health professional, please contact Carolina Partners at 919-929-9610. You can also search our specialists, and find a psychiatrist by specialty, here at our online portal. We look forward to hearing from you and helping you to meet your mental health and wellness needs!

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