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About

Dr. Mary Foster, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Seattle, WA, with another office in Tacoma, WA. She has 31 years of experience. Her specialties include Psychiatry. Dr. Foster is affiliated with Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care Center. She speaks English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Mary Foster has the following 7 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.

Psychiatry

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

1660 S Columbian Way
Seattle, WA 98108

9600 Veterans Dr
Tacoma, WA 98493

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