Have you ever wondered, Can psychiatrists prescribe medication? At Mindwell Psychiatric Services, under the care of Michael Kuron, MSN, APRN, PMHNP we often get asked this. Psychiatrists can prescribe medication due to their extensive medical and psychiatric training. This guide from Mindwell Psychiatric Services explains that psychiatrists, unlike psychologists, are medical doctors who can diagnose mental health conditions and prescribe appropriate medications. They tailor treatments to individual needs, combining medication with other therapeutic strategies.