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1,880 people sought psychiatry/medication help at Detroit 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 41 psychiatric NPs in Michigan available for an online psychiatry session.

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 Detroit, MI 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 Detroit 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?

Psychiatrists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of mental health conditions. If you are experiencing symptoms that you would like to talk to a psychiatrist about, reach out to Thriveworks Counseling in Detroit, MI. We can help.

How Do Psychiatrists Help?

Psychiatrists help by first assessing your symptoms, both mental and physical. They can then make a diagnosis, based on their evaluation and psychological tests. Next, they work with you to develop a treatment plan that helps you manage and/or recover from your disorder.

Here are a few common responsibilities and objectives of psychiatrists:

  • Helping their clients manage long-term conditions with therapy and/or medication
  • Providing professional guidance about lifestyle habits or changes
  • Working with an individual’s loved ones to enhance care
  • Working with an individual’s general physician or therapist

Psychiatric nurse practitioners can prove helpful in many different scenarios. They might prove especially helpful if you need immediate medical assistance, your condition is complex, or you need medication. They can prescribe medication and provide their clients with medication management, unlike other mental health professionals.

If you receive mental health care, it’s important to remember that treatment often isn’t linear: In other words, some days you might take a few steps forward and others you might take a few steps back. However, you should also know that your psychiatrist will be there to help you along this journey.

Schedule Online Psychiatric Care in Michigan

Thriveworks Counseling offers our clients online psychiatry. This means that you can meet with your psychiatric nurse practitioner virtually over video sessions. This is a comfortable, convenient, and secure approach to psychiatric care.

To schedule an appointment with a Thriveworks psychiatric nurse practitionerin Detroit, Michigan, just call our office. Our scheduling team would be happy to help 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 Detroit therapists and counselors accept 22 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • ASR

  • Blue Care Network of Michigan

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan | BCBS PPO

  • Carelon

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Compsych

  • First Health Network

  • Humana Exchange

  • Humana HMO/POS

  • Humana PPO | EPO | HDHP

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Self-pay costs at Detroit
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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4.5 Thriveworks Detroit reviews are collected through Thriveworks.com.
★★★★★
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
Review left on Thriveworks.com

Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Detroit is located on Griswold St near the corner of Griswold and W Congress St, just north of the Detroit River. Our office is in the Ford Building along with many other businesses, including Crawford & Associates, PLLC., Jimmy John’s, Bendzinski & Company Municipal Finance Advisors, and Detroit Print Shop. We’re neighbored by Downtown Detroit Dental, the Qube Building, and Buhl Bar. The closest bus stop is Congress & Griswold.

Phone number

(734) 336-1841

Languages spoken by MI providers

  • English
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