Dr. Nicholas Stratas

Psychiatry
Raleigh, North Carolina, NC
60 years experience male

About

Bio

Limited practice of psychiatry specializing in thriving - individual, conjoint, family and group evaluation and psychotherapy, hypnosis, hypnotherapy; behavior therapy, psychosomatic therapy; goal/growth oriented,; forensic psychiatry; consultation and training, physician specialist, limited hours. Thriving Unlimited - Exploring and expanding personal and interpersonal experiences of thriving - private consultation – organization/executive development; human systems development, personal growth- individual, couples, families and organizations. Duke University Medical Center - Associate Consulting Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, University of North Carolina - Adjunct Professor Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Honorary staff; Wake Medical Center, UNC Rex Hospital, Holly Hi

Specialties
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Psychiatry

Clinical Psychology

Holistic Medicine

Licenses

United States: North Carolina

Languages spoken

English, Greek

Doctor Q&A

298 Answers
171 Agrees
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Stratas
60 years experience Psychiatry
Reduce dose: The B12 is not real high so should not be a problem however you can just cut it in half
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Stratas
60 years experience Psychiatry
Yes and no: Yes because the heart goes unusually fast in panic attack and may cause erratic beats. No in the sense that if you are having heart beat problems they ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Stratas
60 years experience Psychiatry
Way too much!: The body (liver) detoxifies an ounce of alcohol an hour and it is not there to detox alcohol. 8 light beers is way over the recommendations - men up t ... Read More
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Jan 26, 2015
Dr. Stratas has signicantly influenced for the better the treatment of mental illness in NC and beyond. All of us who practice psychiatry in NC owe Dr. Stratus a great debt. Thank you, Dr. Stratas!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Stratas is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Stratas is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for the response but i realize bzds CAN be addicting but anything can, even clonidine or robitussin I don't abuse them never have this regimen as always worked for me. Ive nvr had wd frm bzds.
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what i meant was,(tulp).it stands 4 transurethral,laser,procedure..it's the same procedure as classic (turp), except done with a laser..it was done in 2015 btw..thank you anyway 4 the advice.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Agreed. She's had exacerbations of asthmatic bronchitis because of it, but only she can make the decision to stop smoking.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Toronto, CANADA
Graduated 1957MD

Residency

Thriving Unlimited

Awards

, Life Fellow: American Public Health Association, Life Fellow: American Society of Clinical HypnosiFellow: American College of Forensic Psychiatry, Fellow: The American Orthopsychiatric Association, Fellow: American Academy of Pain Management, Diplomate: International Academy of Behavioral Medicine, Counseling and Psychotherapy Life Fellow: Pan American Medical Association, Approved Consultant: American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, Life Member: American Medical Association, University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine Society, 1956-1957, Governor Dan K. Moore, North Carolina, 1968, Governor Robert W. Scott, North Carolina, 1970, American Psychiatric Association, 1970, Tarheel of the Week, The News and Observer, Raleigh, NC, 1973, Who’s Who in America Marquis, 1976-Present, Who’s Who in Medicine and Health Care, Marquis, 1977-Present, Who’s Who in the Biobehavioral Sciences, Marquis, 1982-Present, Governor James B. Hunt, North Carolina, 1984, Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals, Marquis, 1994-Present, Who’s Who in the World, Marquis, 1995-Present, Who’s Who in America, Marquis, 1995-Present, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering. 2006- present, Top Doctors in America, Center for Studies, Washington, DC, 2000-present, America’s Top Psychiatrists, Consumers’ Research Council of America, Washington, DC, 2003-present, 2005 Individual Healthcare Professional Award Winner, NC Coalition for Persons Disabled by Mental Illness, International Professional of the Year 2006, International Biographical Center, Cambridge, England

Affiliations

Wake County, North Carolina, and American Medical Associations, Life North Carolina and American Psychiatric Associations, Distinguished Life Fellow North Carolina and American Public Health Associations, Life Fellow, Emeritus Member Virginia, North Carolina, and American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, Fellow, Approved Consultant) International Society of Hypnosis, Royal Society of Health (Emeritus Fellow) Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine (Life Fellow) Pan American Medical Association (Diplomate, Life Member) Association for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (Retired) American Association for the Advancement of Science (Retired) Canadian Psychiatric Association (Retired) Society for General Systems Research (Retired) Alcoholism Professionals of North Carolina (Retired) American Association of Psychiatric Administrator (Retired) American Association of Behavioral Therapists (Retired) North Carolina and American Biofeedback Society (Diplomate – Retired) American Academy of Behavioral Medicine (Diplomate – Retired) American Orthopsychiatric Association (Fellow – retired) American College of Forensic Psychiatry (Fellow) Society for Professional Well-Being (Retired) American Academy of Pain Management (Fellow) American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law Hellenic American Psychiatric Association The Academy of Organizational and Occupational Psychiatry (Retired)
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