Welcome to the Upper West Side Psychiatry section containing UWS psychiatrists in 10023, 10024, 10025, 10026 and 10027 zip codes. A psychiatrist is a physician who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental, addictive, and emotional disorders, such as anxiety, depression, developmental disabilities, psychosis, substance abuse, and sexual dysfunction. Psychiatrists are trained in the medical, psychological, and social components of mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. They order diagnostic tests, prescribe medications, practice psychotherapy, and help patients and their families cope with stress and crises. Psychiatrists often consult with primary care physicians and psychotherapists, such as psychologists and social workers. Click on any business to obtain additional information and to pinpoint its location on the map or scroll down to view Upper West Side psychiatrists by block. Be sure to hold your mouse over businesses in bold italics for a special pop-up description. You might also be interested in our UWS Psychologists and UWS Family Services, Marriage Counseling sections.