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AboutJohn Richards, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Chalfont, PA. He has 61 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry. John Richards is affiliated with Doylestown Hosp, Doylestown, Pa. He speaks English.
John Richards has the following 1 specialty
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.
- Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
- Depressive Disorder
- Sleep Disorders
Richards is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
- Doylestown Hosp, Doylestown, Pa
61 Years Experience
Temple University Physicians
Graduated in 1952