Cambridge Psychiatry—Psychiatrists in Cambridge, MA
Mental health professionals employ a variety of therapeutic techniques to help their clients in many capacities. They get to know their clients before they settle on which therapeutic types and techniques to utilize. For example, they might use active listening, reflection, and cognitive behavioral therapy in one individual’s course of treatment. The end goal, though, is always the same: to help the individual live a happier, more accomplished life. That said, therapy isn’t the only treatment option for many clients that are seeking mental health help. Sometimes, medication can prove effective, too! Further, the combination of therapy and medication can prove to be a powerful duo.
The psychiatrists and nurse practitioners at Thriveworks Cambridge Counseling can help their clients find the right medication for them and their needs, be it an antidepressant, a mood stabilizer, or another medication. If the individual can also benefit from therapy, their psychiatrist or nurse practitioner will work closely with their therapist to administer the right care. Truly, we care about our clients and we do what we can to provide them with the treatment they need to live a better life.
If you think that you could benefit from partnering up with a psychiatrist or nurse practitioner, reach out to Thriveworks Cambridge, MA. These providers can offer virtual care, via telephone and video. They help people who are experiencing symptoms of depression, anxiety, and other mental illnesses, too. Call our office to schedule your appointment when you’re ready.
Who Needs Medication Management?
Unfortunately, people assume that only the most serious or severe cases of mental illness warrant use of medication. In reality, this is not the case, as many people with varying mental illnesses can benefit from medication. To be more specific, those who suffer from depression, insomnia, and anxiety—to name a few items on an extensive list—can find value in taking medication.
If you’ve been given a diagnosis of a mental illness, then it’s important receive the right form of treatment. Similarly, if you haven’t yet been given a diagnosis, it’s important that you work with a mental health professional to analyze your symptoms and determine what mental health condition you might be dealing with. In either case, a psychiatrist or nurse practitioner at Thriveworks Cambridge can prove helpful. They can help to offer a diagnosis as well as a treatment plan, which might involve medication.
What Is Medication Management? Why Is It Important?
Medication management is important because it helps to ensure that individuals take their medication correctly; managing one’s mental illness properly relies on this. Also, medication management is important when an individual needs to increase or decrease their dosage. Doing so without a professional’s advisement can have harmful effects on one’s health. Therefore, if you need to work with a psychiatrist or nurse practitioner in regards to a prescription medication, be sure to:
- Disclose any and all medications you are currently taking
- Talk about any allergies you have had in the past with other medications
- Understand exactly how much of your medication you should be taking
- Let your provider know if you have any concerns or problems with your medication
The psychiatrists and nurse practitioners at Thriveworks Cambridge are here and happy to help you with medication management. Don’t be afraid to reach out if you could benefit from our services.
Schedule an Appointment with a Psychiatrist at Thriveworks Cambridge, MA
It’s normal to feel nervous about scheduling an appointment for mental health services, but we want you to know that you’re entering a safe space. Our providers will not judge you. They will instead provide you with that safe and supportive space for managing your mental health problems. If you need or could benefit from taking medication, that is nothing to be ashamed of.
Thriveworks Cambridge, MA can get you scheduled with an appointment for medication management right away. Often, new clients even meet with their provider within the same day of calling to schedule their appointment. Keep in mind, too, that Thriveworks Cambridge, MA medication management is done exclusively online. The only time you might need to come into our office is if a test requires it. Other than that, your online psychiatrist will help you via telephone or video!