Bensalem Psychiatry—Talk to a Psychiatrist in Bensalem, PA

Bensalem Psychiatry—Talk to a Psychiatrist in Bensalem, PA

Psychiatry is a branch of medicine that aims to diagnose, treat, and prevent behavioral and mental health disorders. A psychiatrist is a specialized medical doctor within that branch. These mental health care professionals have the training and experience to treat mental disorders’ physical and mental aspects. They can also offer treatment in the form of therapy as well as medication.

Psychiatrists have a great understanding of physical and mental health because they have deep knowledge of how the mind and body are connected. They use research in neuroscience, medicine, biology, pharmacology, and biochemistry to better understand the mind-body connection and provide a treatment program that helps clients cope with many difficult thoughts and feelings.

Psychiatrists can often be found working in government, non-profit settings, hospitals, universities, within the military, and at your Thriveworks office in Bensalem, PA! They can serve various roles, such as teachers, researchers, or clinicians.

You may benefit greatly from a psychiatrist at Thriveworks in Bensalem, PA. Our psychiatry staff can meet with you virtually after booking your appointment with one of our friendly scheduling assistants. We typically can provide you an appointment within 24-48 hours.

What Mental Disorders Can Psychiatrists Treat?

Psychiatrists treat various mental health issues and disorders that greatly disturb a person’s mood, behavior, or thinking and negatively affect a person’s daily life and quality of living.

We all have bad days from time to time, and we also experience grief and loss. Our reactions to these experiences, whatever they may be, are normal. However, if symptoms don’t get better for an extended period of time, it might be a good idea to seek an experienced and compassionate psychiatrist’s professional assistance.

Here are just a few mental disorders and behaviors a psychiatrist can help treat:

  1. Depression: this disorder varies in intensity; however, moderate depression has two main symptoms – persistent low mood and a decreased interest in everyday activities. In addition, individuals with depression also may experience despair, guilt, low self-esteem, difficulty sleeping, and fatigue. The National Center for Health Statistics says that 4.7% of U.S. adults aged 18 and over report regular feelings of depression. Women are about twice as likely to experience depression as men, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  2. Addictive Behaviors: these behaviors include familiar addictions such as alcohol, smoking,  prescription medications, food, and gambling. It can also include additions to shopping, sex, the internet, plastic surgery, and self-injury. Any of these addictive behaviors can have negative impacts on an individual’s daily functioning and relationships.
  3. Anxiety: anxiety disorders are serious mental issues that can cause a person to worry or fear so much that it tends to be a constant problem and strains an individual’s ability to carry out everyday activities at home, work, school, and within social circles. A variety of factors can contribute to anxiety, such as our environment, genetics, brain changes, trauma, and the amount of stress we carry. Like depression, anxiety is prevalent, and both are treatable with the assistance of a psychiatrist.

What Does Treatment Look Like?

Every client will have different needs, so there is no standard treatment for mental disorders. Even people with the same diagnosis will have different experiences, needs, and goals for treatment.

Your psychiatrist will want to first meet with you and have a chance to hear about your symptoms, medical history, and any other experiences or events that may play a role in how you think and feel.

A treatment plan may involve psychotherapy (also known as talk therapy), medication, and relaxation or mindfulness exercises a client can work on outside of counseling sessions. A course of treatment may involve cognitive behavioral therapy where the client explores his or her past experiences, relationships, thoughts, feelings, and behaviors and learns how new, constructive ways of thinking will produce healthier behaviors and beliefs.

Booking An Appointment with a Thriveworks Bensalem, PA, Psychiatrist

If you’re interested in learning more about how a psychiatrist may be able to help you overcome any emotional, psychological, or behavioral challenges you might be currently facing, then consider Thriveworks in Bensalem, PA. Our psychiatrists have the training, skills, and experience to help you thrive once again.

Scheduling is easy and convenient, and you can even book an online appointment with your psychiatrist. You may have to come into the office here and there for a checkup, but you’ll enjoy the benefits of meeting with your psychiatrist from the comfort of your home.

Our scheduling assistants are ready to help you find a psychiatrist today. Let’s get thriving.

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I worked with Frank and found him to be a an empathetic and genuinely caring counselor. Frank is a skilled clinician who helps his client's problem solve to help them meet their goals. Frank has a positive energy and an easy way about him. Frank's clients are lucky to have a dedicated and knowledgeable counselor on their side.
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