Macon Psychiatry—Work with a Psychiatrist in Georgia
Major and minor depression. Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Postpartum depression and anxiety. Substance abuse problems. Addiction. Bipolar disorder.
There are over 200 forms of mental illness. Those listed above, though, are more common disorders that people develop in their lifetime. These disorders can come with scary, harmful symptoms like:
- Racing thoughts
- Feelings of despair and hopelessness
- Difficulty sleeping and changes in appetite
- Disinterest in day to day life and one’s relationships
- Unhealthy habits and behaviors
If you are experiencing symptoms of a mental disorder, you can find the help that you need in a psychiatrist. These professionals are medical doctors and licensed mental health professionals who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders.
You can start to improve your mental health and overall wellbeing today. Thriveworks in Macon, GA can help you get started. We have many online psychiatrists on our team who can provide services to people all across the state of Georgia.
Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Mental Disorders
Psychiatrists study psychiatry, a field of medicine focused on understanding and treating mental illnesses as well as emotional disturbances. Psychiatrists can help their clients in three main areas:
- Diagnosis of their mental health condition
- Treatment for their disorder or disturbance
- Prevention of a more severe problem
If you think that you have a mental health condition hanging in the balance, a psychiatrist can evaluate your symptoms. They’ll want to hear about any harmful thoughts, feelings, and behaviors you have been experiencing. This will help them identify and diagnose a potential mental disorder.
Your psychiatrist can also offer treatment for your disorder. Their initial assessment of your symptoms will enable them to understand what your needs are and what treatment methods can best suit those needs. For example, if there is a distinguishable cause, like the loss of a loved one, then that might lead to the recommendation of therapy. Often, though, people with mental disorders can also benefit from medication or even a combination of the two.
In addition, psychiatrists can help you get control of your disorder before it worsens. The prevention of a more serious condition is crucial to your health and wellbeing. The treatment methods we just discussed can help with this, as can self-care activities, which your doctor will likely discuss with you.
Benefits of Working with a Psychiatrist Online
Thriveworks is proud and happy to offer psychiatric services online. Doing so improves access to these services and enables people to get the professional help they need. In addition, telehealth sessions offer:
- Optimal comfort, in that you can attend your appointment from home
- Greater convenience, as telehealth cuts out the commute and travel time
- More flexibility, in that you can schedule a session with greater ease
We have many appointment options available to our clients. We understand that the normal daytime sessions don’t work for everybody. While we do offer daytime sessions, we also offer evening sessions and sessions on the weekends too. We want to accommodate everyone’s needs.
Schedule a Psychiatry Appointment at Thriveworks in Georgia
Thriveworks has psychiatric services available, as well as many others, including couples therapy, marriage counseling, depression therapy, and life coaching. If you see a need for talking to a psychiatrist (or another one of our professionals), don’t hesitate to reach out. We’re here to help and offer compassionate care.
If you do choose to work with one of our psychiatrists, you can look forward to talking to them virtually via videoconference or phone call. To get started with an online psychiatrist in Georgia, click here to view our team and schedule your appointment. You can also call our Georgia offices (listed below). You are welcome to schedule an online psychiatry appointment at any office but we recommend selecting the city closest to you:
Thriveworks in Alpharetta: (770) 284-9252
Thriveworks in Atlanta (Buckhead): (678) 804-7374
Thriveworks in Atlanta (Duluth): (678) 621-8948
Thriveworks in Atlanta (Sandy Springs): (404) 719-4233
Thriveworks in Atlanta (Smyrna): (404) 720-9800
Thriveworks in Cumming: (770) 224-7008
Thriveworks in Dallas: (678) 383-1307
Thriveworks in Kennesaw: (770) 224-7408
Thriveworks in Lawrenceville: (770) 284-9027
Thriveworks in Marietta: (404) 439-9981
Thriveworks in Peachtree City: (678) 383-1210