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AMERICAN TELEPSYCHIATRISTS


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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AMERICAN TELEPSYCHIATRISTS


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OUR MISSION


OUR MISSION


Improve Your Mental Health Care Access
Reduce Your Mental Health Care Costs
Providers Work From Anywhere


 

 

We are a group of highly qualified, Board Certified psychiatrists licensed to practice medicine in the State of California and many other states.  We work exclusively through Telepsychiatry and TeleMental Health.   Our psychiatrists have years of training and experience (outpatient, inpatient, emergency/crisis) in general adult psychiatry, and many have specialty training in Child/Adolescent, Addiction, Forensic, Emergency, Consultation & Liaison, and Geriatric psychiatry.  

Our main objective is two fold: 

1.  To provide psychiatric care to underserved and remote populations via HIPAA compliant, secure teleconferencing equipment and software; and

2.  To greatly enhance CONTINUITY OF CARE for both the patients and the treatment providers (for agencies as a whole, for patients, and for individual physicians/clinicians).

Telepsychiatry and TeleMental Health Care can serve to meet or enhance patient access to care in any situation where there is a patient with a psychiatric or mental health need and a local psychiatrist is not readily available.  In order to accomplish this, we contract with Public Service (City, County and State Mental Health Agencies, ACT Programs, Hospitals, Law Enforcement, Federal Mental Health Service Programs, and Residential Mental Health Treatment Centers) and private entities (HMOs, PPOs, and Private Insurance Providers) currently in twelve states throughout the United States in order to provide the highest quality, evidence-based telepsychiatry services. We do not provide services directly to the public.

 

“The clients and staff are very happy with the services you and your team have been providing.  On behalf of our clients and staff, thank you for being a part of our team.”  

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Our Services


Our Services


We put great value on personal relationships with our patients and contracted agencies. Telepsychiatry is not the next best thing to being there; it is being there.


 
  • American Telepsychiatrists provides immediate psychiatric evaluation or consultation in contracted facilities. We use secure televideo software which facilitate real-time, face to face encounters between patients and our physicians and nurse practitioners. This eliminates the geographic or economic barriers that often stand in the way of receiving treatment. 
     
  • We provide complete psychiatric evaluations and medication management for all specialty areas of psychiatry. 
     
  • We work exclusively through TeleVideo Conferencing to serve Managed Care Companies, HMOs, Federal, State and County Agencies.  We do not offer providers physically in your building, and we do not provide services directly to the public. 
 

"You have been great to work with. I have appreciated how flexible you are and how pro-active you have been in solving the challenges we have faced. You have really been  a team player!"

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Our Team


Our Team


DR. JOHN SCHAEFFER  


 
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CHILD, ADOLESCENT & ADULT PSYCHIATRIST

FOUNDER/PRESIDENT/CEO AND CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER OF AMERICAN TELEPSYCHIATRISTS

Residency (General Psychiatry) & Fellowship (Child & Adolescent Psychiatry) - University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Unrestricted Medical License - CA, CO, NM, HI, TX
Specializations - Childhood schizophrenia, Evidence-based Psychopharmacology, Telepsychiatry and eMental Health, Telepsychiatry Health Systems Development. 
Board Certification - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Child, Adolescent, and Adult)

ADDITIONAL PROVIDERS

Over 200 providers work for American Telepsychiatrists (MD, DO, NP).  Since we no longer provide services directly to the public, we have decided not to list our providers individually.  If you have any questions about a mental health provider who states that he/she works for American Telepsychiatrists, please use our CONTACT US page.

NURSING STAFF

Sherry Ikeda, RN-BC - Psychiatric Certified Nurse

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

Sheryl Ikeda, RN, Vice President, General Manager
Karina Nicoll, Bilingual Executive Assistant
Accounting:  PSG Certified Public Accountants 
Legal Counsel:  Kepler Health Law  - Tara Kepler, ESQ.