Washington, DC Psychiatry - Meet With Board-Certified Psychiatrists

Washington, DC Psychiatry – Meet With Board-Certified Psychiatrists

Counseling and therapy are designed to help people tackle the challenges and obstacles they are facing in their lives. This could be anything from divorce and communication problems to anxiety and depression. Oftentimes, multiple therapy methods and techniques are used to help these people overcome those challenges in order to live a fuller, happier, or more successful life. Sometimes, when the issue that you’re dealing with is a little too hard to deal with on your own, a psychiatrist can step in to help you.

Getting help doesn’t mean that you’re weak.

It means you’re strong enough to admit

you are tired of struggling.”

–Manpreet Kaur

When it comes to mental health conditions, medication management is often a big part of overcoming them. Psychiatrists and nurse practitioners have the qualifications and skills needed to accurately prescribe their clients medications that will help them in their mental health journey. Thriveworks Washington, DC has online psychiatrists and nurse practitioners who can provide you with online care. If you are experiencing a mental health condition and feel like you might benefit from talking to a psychiatrist, consider reaching out: (202) 221-8410. We offer virtual care via telephone and video.

What Is Medication Management?

Medication management ensures that the medication prescribed to our clients is taken correctly and safely. Our psychiatrists will monitor any negative side effects of your medication as well as ensure you are taking it properly. These professionals can also work with you if you feel like your prescription is not working for you or it is causing unwanted side effects. Before starting any new medication, speak to your psychiatrist or nurse practitioner about:

  • Any and all medications you are currently taking
  • Any allergies you have currently or have had in the past
  • Exactly how much of the medication you should be taking
  • Any concerns or problems you have concerning your medication before, during, and after

Our licensed professionals at Thriveworks Washington, DC are dedicated to providing their clients with the most comprehensive care possible. We believe in creating open, honest relationships with our clients and encourage you to speak openly about your concerns and goals.

Would I Benefit from Medication?

Most people assume that only the most severe cases of mental illness would benefit from the use of medication. However, people with mild cases of mental illnesses, such as anxiety and depression, could greatly benefit from some medications. Consider these two situations:

  1. Alex recently had her first child and wasn’t prepared for her postpartum depression when it hit. She often struggles to get out of bed and has feelings of worthlessness. She wants this time to be happy and exciting because she’s experiencing a lot of firsts with her child.
  2. Jenna recently experienced a traumatic event that has caused her to have anxiety when she’s put into certain situations. She only feels mildly anxious, however, it’s causing her to avoid certain activities, so she doesn’t have to experience those symptoms.

While Alex’s situation is slightly worse than Jenna’s, Jenna could still find great benefits in taking a prescription to help with her anxiety. Both women can start to go back to normal with a little extra help from medication and counseling. Different medications may include antidepressants and mood stabilizers. Your psychiatrist will be able to help you find what works best for you and your situation.

Work with an Online Psychiatrist at Thriveworks in Washington, DC

It may be nerve-wracking to start a medication for the first time. We want to help ease your mind and answer any questions you may have. Our providers do not judge and have dedicated their lives to helping people like you.

The benefits of working with a psychiatrist online are that you can do so from the comfort of your own home, in your car on the way to work, or even on your lunch break. We offer sessions over the phone or through video chat. Online sessions are also reliable, convenient, and affordable.

If you are ready to get started, give us a call at (202) 221-8410. We have flexible scheduling options that include days, evenings, and weekends. In addition, we do not operate on a waitlist and can often get you in with your provider within 24 hours of your initial call. Please do not hesitate to reach out if you have any more questions about our services.

We look forward to working with you on this journey.

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