Living with a mental illness is not a recipe for a stressful, overwhelming life. Millions of people in the United States battle some form of mental illness and are able to live full, happy lives. Take the popular movie Silver Linings Playbook, for example. It follows main character Pat as he battles bipolar disorder and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Instead, he’s met with a dancer named Tiffany who also struggles with her own battles. The message of the movie is that it’s important to not be afraid of mental illness and by getting the help and support you need, you can live up to your full potential. Pat understands this lesson as he grows closer to Tiffany and starts getting the help he needs.
You have to do everything you can. You have to work your hardest. And if you do, if you stay positive, you have a shot at a silver lining.” – Pat, Silver Linings Playbook
Psychiatrists and nurse practitioners are mental health professionals who specialize in diagnosing and treating mental disorders. Medication is commonly used alongside counseling and therapy to help clients achieve greatest overall wellbeing. At Thriveworks Westborough in Worcester, our online psychiatrists and nurse practitioners are certified and credentialed to administer psychotherapy, which can help make a huge difference in their clients’ lives. If this sounds like something you could benefit from and would like to get started with, reach out to our office today.
Why Would Someone Need Medication Management?
The potential for medication mismanagement is high, especially if you are taking more than one medication at a time. Whether you’re struggling with a severe degree of mental illness or just need an extra push in the right direction, starting an antidepressant, mood stabilizer, or other medication can greatly help you in your mental health journey. Psychiatrists and Nurse practitioners have the training, education, and knowledge to accurately determine what medication is right for you, how often you should take it, how much you should take, and if you should or shouldn’t eat when taking your medication. Prior to starting a new prescription, be sure to discuss with your provider…
- Any medications you are currently taking
- Any allergies or issues you’ve had with past medications or supplements
- Any questions you have about starting a new medication
- Full understanding of how much and when you should take your medication
If you have been diagnosed with a mental health disorder, it’s important that you seek treatment. Or, if you have been experiencing signs and symptoms of a mental health disorder, it’s important that you get an accurate diagnosis from a mental health professional. At Thriveworks Westborough Counseling, our psychiatrists and nurse practitioners can diagnose and treat many different conditions including depression, anxiety, PTSD, and more. Regardless of your situation, we can help.
Start a Relationship with an Online Psychiatrist or Nurse Practitioner
At Thriveworks Westborough, we believe in a strong patient-provider relationship and see ourselves as partners in your mental health journey. That being said, we want our clients to speak openly and honestly about their symptoms, questions, and concerns. We understand that starting a new medication can be daunting at first but we promise to walk with you every step of the way.
By deciding to work with an online psychiatrist or nurse practitioner at Thriveworks, you can be sure to expect your provider to be:
- Highly trained and experienced
- Caring, compassionate, and dedicated to their clients
In addition to knowing you’re getting the best help possible, working with a professional online has many other added benefits. Online psychiatry allows you to speak with your provider from virtually anywhere. This creates an added level of comfort. You don’t have to leave your house or carve time out of your day to drive to an office. We can help you from the comfort of your own home. Lastly, our online psychiatrists are dedicated to providing reliable client care. They have a greater range of availability and don’t ever operate with a waitlist. You know that you’ll be in good hands when you choose to work with a mental health professional at Thriveworks.
Schedule Your Psychiatry Appointment at Thriveworks in Westborough
If you have made it this far and feel like you could benefit from talking to a psychiatrist, call us. Reaching out for help isn’t always easy but just know that you’ll start feeling more like yourself again before you know it.
To get started, call (774) 377-4939 and one of our scheduling specialists will help you get set up with an appointment. We have flexible scheduling options, including evening and weekend appointment times.