Have you ever thought about consulting a psychiatrist? The better question is are you experiencing symptoms of a mental illness? If the answer to the latter question is yes, you should consider talking to a psychiatrist. Psychiatrists specialize in an area of mental health that involves the…
…of mental illness. This area of medicine is simply called psychiatry. Psychiatric services are important for those who are experiencing signs and symptoms of a mental health disorder. It’s important that these individuals get to the bottom of what may have caused their disorder and learn to manage it.
Mental disorders can seriously interfere with one’s life: with their relationships, with their work, with their personal fulfillment. Fortunately, psychiatrists can offer a clearer understanding of what’s going on and offer treatment for their specific illness.
If you think you could benefit from talking to a psychiatrist, reach out to Thriveworks Counseling in Flagstaff, AZ. We can set you up with one of our online psychiatrists immediately. These professionals lead their sessions in an online environment; you can choose to talk to your psychiatrist in telephone or video sessions.
Who Should Consult a Psychiatrist?
Remember: Psychiatrists specialize in helping people with mental health disorders. Therefore, anyone who is experiencing signs and symptoms of mental illness or who think they are at risk of developing a mental illness should consult a psychiatrist.
Psychiatrists can help people with the following disorders and mental health concerns:
- Major and minor depression
- Bipolar disorder
- Substance abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Suicidal thoughts and ideation
If you’re experiencing any of the above or you’re encountering other concerning mental health challenges, talk to a psychiatrist. These professionals might be painted as intimidating individuals on TV, but at Thriveworks Counseling in Flagstaff, AZ that couldn’t be farther from the truth.
Thriveworks Counseling only works with the best of the best mental health professionals. In our opinion, the best of the best mental health professionals have skills, training, and experience to help people but also care deeply about their clients. We’ll set you up with a skilled, caring psychiatrist upon receipt of your call.
How Do Psychiatrists Differ from Other Mental Health Professionals?
Psychiatrists specialize in the area of psychiatry. This means they’re experts on assessing, diagnosing, treating, and preventing mental illness, which we’ve touched on a few times now. These specialists can provide their clients with a variety of treatments, two of the most important being psychotherapy and medication.
While other mental health professionals can offer psychotherapy, psychiatrists are the only mental health professionals who can prescribe and manage one’s medication. Medication management involves ensuring that the individual takes their medication as prescribed throughout the duration of treatment.
Often, psychotherapy and medication are prescribed to an individual who is suffering from a serious mental illness. Psychotherapy allows these people to get to the root of their problem and learn to manage it, while medication alleviates their symptoms in the meantime.
Schedule an Appointment with a Psychiatrist at Thriveworks in Flagstaff
If you determine a need for consulting a psychiatrist, come to Thriveworks Counseling in Flagstaff, AZ. We can pair you with one of our skilled and caring psychiatrists right away. As a reminder, these professionals work with their clients online. This makes this process easier, more comfortable, and optimally convenient for both you and your provider.
If you reside in Arizona and would like to schedule a psychiatry session, call Thriveworks in Flagstaff, AZ today. Our providers are excited to hear from you and to start working with you.