Psychiatry is the medical practice of diagnosing, treating, and preventing emotional, mental, and behavioral disorders.
A psychiatrist is a medical doctor specializing in mental health, including substance use disorders. Psychiatrists are qualified to measure the mental and physical problems associated with psychological issues.
People seek psychiatry for several reasons. A patient may experience sudden issues, such as a panic attack, frightening hallucinations, thoughts of suicide, or hearing “voices.”
Some reasons may be more long-term, such as feelings of sadness, hopelessness, or anxiety that never seem to disappear. A patient may have problems functioning, causing everyday life to feel distorted or out of control.
Psychiatrists may conduct lab and psychological tests in combination with patient conversations to create a picture of a patient’s mental and physical health.
To make a diagnosis, a psychiatrist can:
Then, the psychiatrist can create a proper treatment plan.
Psychiatriatric services are available to patients through private pay or through the following insurances:
If your health insurance is not listed, we can request a Single Case Agreement on your behalf from any other insurance that has a TMS benefit.