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1,031 people sought psychiatry/medication help at Gainesville in the last year

Discover how starting therapy with a psychiatry/medication can support your own journey toward a happier, more fulfilling life.

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Good news! We have 63 psychiatric NPs in Florida available for an online psychiatry session.

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Does Thriveworks offer psychiatric services?

Yes, we offer comprehensive psychiatric services to meet your mental health needs.

How does psychiatry work?

Psychiatry allows people struggling to manage mental conditions or disorders to get access to medications that will make daily functioning easier, as well as work through any mental factors that might be causing or worsening their condition. Though medications can’t cure mental disorders, medication can make symptoms more manageable, making the process of psychotherapeutic treatment easier and more effective. Psychiatric care can be available through in-person psychiatry and online psychiatry, depending on where you live and your own preferences. However, psychiatric providers at Thriveworks in Gainesville, FL specifically offer online psychiatry to their clients.

What is the difference between a mental health therapist & psychiatrist?

A therapist has an education specifically rooted in therapeutic practice, approaches, techniques, and treatment. They cannot prescribe medications for clients, though they often refer clients to psychiatrists for medication management. Psychiatrists are medically trained doctors who specialize in mental health treatment, mainly through medication management and prescription, though they can also practice therapy.

What is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP)?

A Psychiatry Nurse Practitioner (NP) is a highly trained and licensed professional who specializes in mental health care. They are qualified to diagnose and treat mental health conditions, prescribe medications, and provide therapy. Psychiatric NPs at Thriveworks are qualified to prescribe medications for a variety of mental health conditions. They work closely with you to develop a personalized treatment plan.

How do psychiatric providers diagnose?

Oftentimes, psychiatrists or psychiatric professionals will perform a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation, which involves an in-depth discussion about your symptoms, medical history, and current medications. Once they reach a diagnosis, they may suggest starting certain medications depending on your condition and the intensity of your symptoms.

Can I receive psychiatric services online?

Yes. At Thriveworks, we offer online-only psychiatry services for optimal comfort and convenience.

How long does psychiatry last?

Psychiatric services at Thriveworks Gainesville can last for as little or as much time as the client needs to reach their treatment goals, whether that be a month or two or over the course of a year. Treatment length is heavily dependent on the condition(s) being treated, the course of treatment, and the client’s goals for treatment.

Is anxiety treated with psychiatry?

Psychiatrists are mental health professionals who can prescribe anxiety medication and provide therapeutic treatment for anxiety, although not all psychiatrists offer therapy. At Thriveworks, medication management occurs via online psychiatry sessions.

Does Thriveworks accept insurance for psychiatric services?

Yes, Thriveworks accepts most major insurance plans. We strive to make mental health care accessible and affordable for everyone.

Need more help deciding?

Like many others, you may be looking to connect with a psychiatrist for assistance with your own mental health needs. At Thriveworks in Gainesville, FL we have the psychiatric team that can help. Give us a call or schedule online to connect with one of our industry-leading professionals and start working towards a better tomorrow.

Should I See an Online Psychiatrist? 

While online psychiatry isn’t for everyone, many everyday people meet with our psychiatric providers for assistance with a variety of mental health conditions, including: 

  • PTSD 
  • Eating disorders
  • ADHD 
  • OCD 
  • Depression 
  • Social anxiety 

Don’t worry if your specific condition or circumstance isn’t listed. These are only a few of the many different mental health conditions that our psychiatric providers at Thriveworks in Gainesville, FL can help you with. And by talking with them openly and honestly, you can ensure that your psychiatric provider gets the information they need to better understand your situation. And with Thriveworks, our psychiatric program is 100% virtual, which means you can look forward to perks like: 

  • Being able to connect anywhere: There’s no need to travel to a brick-and-mortar office to fill a prescription or to attend a psychiatry session. 
  • Prioritizing yourself, too: Online psychiatry sessions is an easy way for those who take care of elderly relatives or watch children to be able to find time to prioritize themselves, too. 
  • Lessening your session anxiety: For some, meeting virtually is less stressful than meeting your provider in person. Online psychiatry can make treatment more comfortable.
  • Attending convenient, flexible session times: For those who are busy, traveling, or just tired, getting the psychiatric services you need shouldn’t be harder. We offer weekend and evening session times, just for you.

Schedule an Online Psychiatry Session with Thriveworks in Gainesville, FL

If you think you might benefit from talking with a psychiatrist or another psychiatric provider, give our Gainesville team a call to get started. Psychiatric services with Thriveworks are discrete, convenient, and secure—each virtual session is fully protected by HIPAA.

Dealing with mental health conditions and challenges isn’t something you need to do alone—if online psychiatric care sounds like it could improve your quality of life, our office in Gainesville, FL is waiting for your call. Experience the benefits and relief that online psychiatry can offer you. 

Pricing & insurance

Our therapists accept most major insurances. We accept 585+ insurance plans, and offer self-pay options, too.
Learn more about pricing for therapy and counseling services at Thriveworks.

Our Gainesville therapists and counselors accept 21 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Carelon

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

  • Compsych

  • First Health Network

  • Florida Blue | BCBS | Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Humana Exchange

  • Humana HMO/POS

  • Humana PPO | EPO | HDHP

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Self-pay costs at Gainesville
Talk therapy

Talk therapy

Includes individual, couples, child/ teen, & family therapy

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Talk therapy

Psychiatry

Includes reducing symptoms with medication & management

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Hear from our clients

5.0 Learn about verified reviews
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I cannot sing the praises of Thriveworks any louder; I have three professionals guiding me through a really rough time in my life. I didn't know how much I "needed" therapy until they started helping me see myself an my situations in an honest light. I look forward to continued growth with the support and guidance of my amazing team.
Read more I cannot sing the praises of Thriveworks any louder; I have three professionals guiding me through a really rough time in my life. I didn't know how much I "needed" therapy until they started helping me see myself an my situations in an honest light. I look forward to continued growth with the support and guidance of my amazing team.
Robin Feb 2024
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Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Gainesville is at the corner of NW 39th Avenue and NW 43rd Street. We are across the street from Truist, and share an office building with Swift Creek Realty.

Phone number

(352) 469-4507

Languages spoken by FL providers

  • English
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