Psychiatry in New Haven, CT—Medication Management

Thriveworks Counseling in New Haven, CT has online psychiatrists and nurse practitioners on staff. These mental health professionals can provide their clients with a diagnosis and treatment. Medication management is another service they can provide, which involves finding and managing a medication that helps one better cope with their given mental illness.

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If you are struggling with a mental illness or suspect that you have one, please consider contacting Thriveworks Counseling in New Haven, CT. We have professionals who can help you in every step of this journey. They can assess your symptoms and needs as well as help you determine what you need to heal or manage your illness.

Thriveworks Counseling wants to help people live better. If you are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition, reach out for help. We can offer this help as well as support throughout this journey.

Who and How Can an Online Psychiatrist Help?

The online psychiatrists at Thriveworks Counseling in New Haven, CT can assess and diagnose mental illnesses. They can also provide clients with medication management. This involves assessing the individual’s need for medication, finding a medication that works for them, and continually monitoring one’s use of the medication. They make sure that their clients achieve desired results and if they need to make a swap to a different medication, they can help with that, too.

There are many different people who can benefit from working with an online psychiatrist. If you are exhibiting symptoms of major depression, anxiety, postpartum depression, PTSD, panic disorder, or another mental illness, it’s important that you are evaluated by a mental health professional. Thriveworks Counseling in New Haven, CT can provide this assessment, as well as treatment, which might involve therapy and/or medication management.

What Conditions Can Benefit from Medication?

Medication can help to lessen the severity of one’s symptoms, whether the individual is dealing with depression, anxiety, or a number of other mental illnesses. For example, consider the following illnesses, which often come with unforgiving negative effects:

Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression is a severe form of depression, which new or soon-to-be moms might develop. Symptoms include:

  • Feelings of depression
  • Severe mood swings
  • Excessive crying
  • Changes in appetite
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Feelings of hopelessness
  • Severe anxiety
  • Panic attacks
  • Overwhelming fatigue
  • Reduced interest in day to day activities
  • Thoughts of harming you or your baby

Fortunately, both therapy and medication can help. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) prove particularly helpful in helping these moms to manage their symptoms.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is triggered by traumatizing or distressing events, like a violent, near-death, or otherwise threatening experience. Symptoms include:

  • Irritability
  • Social isolation
  • Hypervigilance
  • Anxiety
  • Mistrust
  • Loss of interest
  • Lack of pleasure
  • Loneliness
  • Emotional detachment

The good news is that PTSD is another treatable mental illness. Sufferers can find relief in therapy as well as medication, like an SSRI.

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Generalized anxiety disorder is marked by excessive, persistent worry about a variety of events. Symptoms include:

  • Fatigue
  • Hypervigilance
  • Restlessness
  • Lack of focus
  • Fear
  • Feeling of impending doom
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Emotional distress

Again, this is a treatable mental illness, of which both therapy and medication prove to help! SSRIs and antidepressants prove particularly helpful in terms of medication for generalized anxiety.

Schedule a Psychiatry Appointment at Thriveworks in New Haven, CT

If you’re looking for mental health help for a mental illness, consider contacting Thriveworks Counseling in New Haven, CT. We have providers who can offer medication management, counseling, and additional mental health services.

To schedule your appointment, just call our office. We’ll get you scheduled with an online psychiatrist right away.

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