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10,499 people sought psychiatry/medication help in Illinois in the last year

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

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Aetna, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois BCBS | HMO - Essential Health Partners IPA, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois BCBS | HMO - Essential Health Partners Kane County, +22 more
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With extensive expertise as a mental health practitioner, I am dedicated to employing a compassionate, client-centered approach that fosters collabora... With extensive expertise as a mental health practitioner, I am dedicated to employing a compassionate, client-centered approach that fosters collaboration and empowers you to uncover the fulfilling life you aspire to achieve. Read more

ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS

Aetna, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois BCBS | HMO - Essential Health Partners IPA, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois BCBS | HMO - Essential Health Partners Kane County, +21 more
Stress, Women’s Issues, ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, OCD / Obsessive-Compulsive, +6 more

As a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, I bring warmth, compassion, empathy, and a kind sense of humor so that it's easy for you to talk to... As a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, I bring warmth, compassion, empathy, and a kind sense of humor so that it's easy for you to talk to and confide in me. Read more

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Starting Psychiatry/medication

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 Champaign, IL 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 Champaign 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 is 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?

Psychiatric nurse practitioners at Thriveworks in Champaign, IL can help people  with a range of mental health conditions, including those who have had negative experiences with their previous psychiatrists. Thriveworks psychiatric nurse practitioners meet with clients online at their convenience. They can respond quickly to questions about medication and side effects. And above all, they can fully support their clients in their mental health journeys.

Reach out to Thriveworks in Champaign, IL today to schedule your first session. We look forward to connecting.

Should I Talk to a Psychiatrist?

Clients usually reach out to psychiatrists when they notice symptoms of mental disorders. These symptoms can include:

  • Addictions to sex or gambling
  • Violent thoughts
  • Harming yourself or others
  • Aggressive behavior
  • Isolating yourself from the people you care about
  • Memory problems
  • Hallucinations
  • Obsessive thoughts
  • Hyperactivity
  • Lethargy
  • Sleeping too much or too little
  • Eating too much or too little
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder in the wake of trauma
  • Acting physically or emotionally abusive in your intimate relationships

If you find that your usual behaviors are changing more than usual, or if you’re troubled by new thoughts and feelings, it might be time to schedule an appointment with a psychiatrist in Champaign, IL.

Managing My Medication with an Online Psychiatrist

If your Thriveworks psychiatric nurse practitioner thinks that you could benefit from medication, they’ll talk to you at length about your questions and concerns. They will take the time to educate you about the drug, which might be an antidepressant, a mood stabilizer, or something else. But then you’re not just left to your own devices. Your psychiatric provider can follow up with you frequently to make sure you’re not suffering from any adverse side effects. You may need to alter your treatment in the form of a different dose—or even a different or additional medication. What if your primary care doctor prescribes a new medication? Will it alter the effects of your psychiatric drug? You can always reach out to your Thriveworks provider for answers.

And of course you may not need to be on medication forever, or even long-term. It all depends on your individual case and how the treatment is going. Your psychiatric nurse practitioner is your partner in medication management.

Book an Online Appointment with a Thriveworks Psychiatric Provider in Champaign, IL

Our psychiatric nurse practitioners at Thriveworks in Champaign, IL are here to help you. You can schedule an appointment today by calling our office, which opens early and stays open late to accommodate our clients’ busy schedules. Reach out to Thriveworks today to get started with your online psychiatric nurse practitioner.

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 Champaign therapists and counselors accept 24 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois BCBS | HMO - Essential Health Partners IPA

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois BCBS | HMO - Essential Health Partners Kane County

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois BCBS | HMO - Essential Health Partners Silver Cross

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois | BCBS Medicare Advantage (HMO | PPO)

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois BCBS | PPO

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Choice Care (Humana)

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

  • Compsych

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Self-pay costs at Champaign
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

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★★★★★
Thriveworks helped me realize that I do believe people can change. I’m not the person I was three months ago, broken and fearful. I’m healthy and happy and for the first time being kind to myself. Thank you for giving me my life back.
Read more Thriveworks helped me realize that I do believe people can change. I’m not the person I was three months ago, broken and fearful. I’m healthy and happy and for the first time being kind to myself. Thank you for giving me my life back.
Anonymous Thriveworks Client
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Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Champaign is at the corner of Church Street and S Randolph Street. Our office is across from West Side Park and near Hickory Point Band & Trust. We share a building with the Virginia Theatre.

Phone number

(217) 282-0034

Languages spoken by IL providers

  • English
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