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1,382 people sought psychiatry/medication help at Arlington 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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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 Arlington, TX 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 Arlington 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?

If you are struggling with a mental health challenges, it’s important to know that you aren’t alone and that many people get psychiatric support for a range of reasons. Millions of people, from students and teachers to athletes and celebrities, work with licensed mental health professionals to manage their symptoms and get their lives back on track.

Are you ready to take the next step in your own mental health journey? If so, the board-certified psychiatric providers at Thriveworks in Arlington, TX are here to help. Schedule your first session today.

What Kinds of Disorders Do Psychiatrists Treat?

Psychiatrists are equipped to treat a wide variety of mental, behavioral, and emotional disorders, including:

  • Depression and other mood disorders
  • Panic disorder and other anxiety disorders
  • Borderline personality disorder
  • Bipolar disorder
  • ADD and ADHD
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Eating disorders

Psychological problems are common and can be treatable under the supervision of a licensed psychiatric provider. Contact us at Thriveworks in Arlington, TX to schedule a psychiatry appointment today.

What to Expect from Psychiatric Treatment

Psychiatric providers are able to prescribe medications as needed. Some types of medication include:

  • Antidepressants: Antidepressants can boost serotonin in the brain to enhance mood.
  • Stimulants: Stimulants are used to improve attention and alertness.
  • Mood stabilizers: Mood stabilizers can reduce the occurrence of uncontrollable mood swings.
  • Anti-anxiety medications: Anti-anxiety medications can prevent panic attacks or other severe anxiety symptoms from occurring.

If your psychiatric provider determines that medication would be helpful for your situation, they can monitor your dosage and ensure the prescription is having the desired effect. They can also either provide psychotherapy services directly or coordinate with another Thriveworks professional in Arlington, TX to carry out that part of your treatment plan.

Schedule a Psychiatry Appointment at Thriveworks in Arlington, TX

At Thriveworks, we understand that starting mental health treatment can feel like a big move. That’s why we make it as easy as possible to get started. Call our office and you could get seen by a psychiatric provider this week. We offer early morning, evening, and weekend sessions, which makes fitting appointments into your schedule a breeze.

For added convenience, our psychiatry sessions are conducted by video so you can meet with a psychiatric provider from the comfort of your own home. If something comes up that requires you to reschedule, you can also take advantage of our flexible cancellation policy. In addition, Thriveworks accepts many major insurance plans.

When you’re ready to speak to one of our licensed psychiatric providers, schedule online or give us a call at Thriveworks in Arlington, TX. We look forward to helping you thrive.

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 Arlington therapists and counselors accept 41 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Ambetter by Superior Health Plan

  • APEX Memorial Hermann

  • ARIA | Covenant Management Systems

  • Auto Club Enterprises (Employers Health Network)

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas HMO

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas PPO

  • Buist Byars and Taylor (Employers Health Network)

  • Carelon

  • Christus Health Plan Exchange

  • Christus Health Plan Medicare Advantage

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Easy and convenient to book according to my schedule. I feel like I'm learning and making progress with Mrs. Antoine. She is extremely kind and empathetic. I would recommend a friend to Thriveworks because of my experience with her.
Read more Easy and convenient to book according to my schedule. I feel like I'm learning and making progress with Mrs. Antoine. She is extremely kind and empathetic. I would recommend a friend to Thriveworks because of my experience with her.
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Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Arlington is off of W Interstate 20, and near Hooters. You will see Black Rock Coffee Bar and the UPS Store near the office as well.

Phone number

(972) 779-6436

Languages spoken by TX providers

  • English
  • Spanish
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