Thang Nguyen is an Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified from American Nurses Credentialing Center. You can just call him Thang.
With more than 15 years of practice in the psychiatric care, Thang has worked in different settings, from acute hospital inpatient to fast-paced psychiatric emergency room, from outpatient clinic to quality assurance for the mental health service. Thang has served multiple clients with diverse acute and chronic mental health disturbances. To Thang, mental illnesses could be caused by biological factors and several other psychosocial factors. Thang actively listens to his clients and collaboratively works with them to establish an effective treatment plan. That includes but is not limited to medications and other forms of psychotherapy to reduce his clients’ psychiatric symptoms and eventually keep them free of these disturbing symptoms. Thang has a strong desire to serve his clients to not only enhance their quality of life but also maintain their academic and work achievements in school and career.
Graduated from California State University, Los Angeles with Master Degree of Science in Nursing/Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Thang had opportunities to be trained in different clinical settings, from general family practice service at Kaiser Permanente to psychiatric care in outpatient clinics at LAC-USC Medical Center and Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. Impressed with the integrated psychiatric and medical care model, Thang always incorporates this model into his practice. Thang has experience in identifying psychiatric conditions that are caused or aggravated by common medical problems. He can promptly consult with and/or refer his clients to the primary care so comprehensive care can be provided to the client.
Last but not least, Thang also values health promotion and incorporates it into his treatment plan. Thang encourages his clients to maintain regular exercise, eat healthy foods, reduce daily stress, etc. Thang believes these activities are important in promoting good mental health.