Milford Psychiatry—Psychiatrists in Milford, CT
Counseling is designed to help people tackle their unique challenges, be it a relationship issue, low self-esteem, stress, or a mental health condition. Often, multiple therapy techniques help these individuals to address and overcome these challenges—ultimately leading them to a happier, more successful life. That said, sometimes counseling isn’t the only form of treatment that is needed. Sometimes, to properly manage one’s problem, an individual needs prescription medication. Fortunately, a psychiatrist can provide a diagnosis and treatment in the form of both therapy and medication.
When it comes to mental health conditions, like depression and anxiety, medication management is often an important piece of the puzzle. Psychiatrists and nurse practitioners play an important part in medication management, as they have the credentials and the certifications to offer diagnosis as well as prescription medication that can help one manage their mental illness.
“You are not your illness. You have an individual story to tell. You have a name, a history, a personality. Staying yourself is part of the battle.” –Julian Seifter
Thriveworks in Milford, CT has psychiatrists and nurse practitioners who can provide online help. If you are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition that might require treatment, consider reaching out to Thriveworks Milford in New Haven. We can set you up with a psychiatrist or nurse practitioner who can help you via telephone and/or video. They will talk to you about your symptoms, assess your needs, and offer diagnosis as well as medication management.
Who Needs Medication Management? Who Can It Help?
Some people wrongly assume that only severe cases require or necessitate the use of medication. In reality, many different mental illnesses and varying degrees of these mental illnesses can necessitate the use of medication. There are many different mental health conditions that can be remedied with medications like antidepressants, cognitive enhancer, mood stabilizers, and so on. For example, it can help those who struggle with depression and anxiety, be it mild or severe.
The list of mental health conditions that can improve with medication does not stop there, of course. So, if you are suffering with a mental illness, or you’re experiencing symptoms of a mental illness, you might benefit from medication management and/or counseling. Consider reaching out to Thriveworks Counseling in Milford so that we can find out more about what you’re experiencing and set you up with one of our online psychiatrists. Your psychiatrist or nurse practitioner will evaluable your specific needs and then design a treatment plan that’s made for you.
How Can Working with a Psychiatrist Be Beneficial?
Psychiatrists have the knowledge, the skillset, the experience, and the training to help people with mental illness. As we mentioned earlier, sometimes medicine plays a necessary role in helping one to manage their illness and live a happy life again. Now, for any individual on any kind of medicine, medication management is extremely important. For instance, it’s important that the individual doesn’t take too much or too little; that they take it at the right time of day; that they take it with or without food. The specifics can change from medication to medication. Fortunately, psychiatrists and nurse practitioners can help you with these specifics. Now, when you begin working with a psychiatrist, be sure to…
- Tell them about any medications you’re already taking.
- Disclose any allergies you have or that you’ve experienced in the past.
- Ask any questions you have about the particular medication they recommend.
Again, your psychiatrist is there to help with all of the specifics. They’ll be sure to cover all of the bases and to get you on a medication that works for you. In addition to medication, they can also conduct therapy, which is proven to be an effective form of treatment for many mental illnesses as well.
Schedule an Appointment with a Psychiatrist at Thriveworks in Milford
We believe that everyone can make progress toward living a happier, more successful life, with the help of a mental health professional. Sometimes this means talking to a counselor, sometimes this means working with a psychiatrist or nurse practitioner.
If you are exhibiting symptoms of a mental illness, such as anxiety, depression, or another mental health condition entirely, consider reaching out to Thriveworks Counseling in Milford, CT. We can set you up with an online psychiatrist or nurse practitioner who will provide you with the help you’re looking for. They can assess your mental illness symptoms and offer a diagnosis as well as treatment in the form of therapy or medication management—all from the comfort of your own home.
To schedule an appointment at Thriveworks in Milford, just give our office a call at (203) 951-3871.