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Dr. Helen West, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Piscataway, NJ, with another office in Glen Gardner, NJ. She has 23 years of experience. Her specialties include Psychiatry. Dr. West is affiliated with Hagedorn Pychiatric Hospital and Hagedorn Psychiatric Hospital. She speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Helen West has the following 8 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 2 board certifications.


A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.


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Locations & Directions

667 Hoes Ln W
Piscataway, NJ 08854

200 Sanatorium Rd
Glen Gardner, NJ 08826

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