The state of our mental health is critical to our overall health and wellbeing. Now, day to day events and interactions with others can have either a positive or a negative effect on our mental wellbeing. For example, a disagreement with your spouse can leave a bad taste in your mouth; or, more accurately, leave you feeling sad, angry, or disappointed. Contrarily, a night spent bonding with your spouse can leave you feeling on top of the world.
When we have those negative encounters with our loved ones, we must work to address these conflicts and manage any negative emotions that come from them. The same is true for other mental health challenges that we run into. Sometimes, we can’t accomplish this on our own. We must work with a mental health professional to truly understand and manage the problem at hand.
Mental health professionals specialize in offering mental health help. Psychiatrists are one type of mental health professional who are experts at diagnosing, treating, and preventing mental illness. If you’re exhibiting any symptoms of a mental illness or your mental health is at jeopardy, due to any number of mental health conditions, you should consider consulting a psychiatrist.
If you’re in Houston, TX or nearby, consider calling our Thriveworks Counseling office in Houston, TX. We can set you up with an online psychiatrist right away. And you can look forward to talking to a provider in a telehealth session. This means that you get to attend your appointment from the comfort and convenience of home (or anywhere else you feel comfortable).
Who Should Talk to a Psychiatrist?
Psychiatrists can help many different people, as mental health problems are wide and varied. They can help their clients better understand and manage their mental health conditions and other challenges that affect their mental wellbeing as well. However, as we said earlier, they specialize in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders.
The answer to this question, “Who should talk to a psychiatrist?” is a loaded one. The following people are just a few examples of those who should consider talking to a psychiatrist:
- Someone who is experiencing symptoms of depression or anxiety
- Someone who is feeling out of control of their thoughts and emotions
- Someone who is feelings significantly stressed, at work, at home, or otherwise
- Someone who has gone through a traumatic experience
- Someone who is grieving after the death of a friend, family member, or pet
- Someone who is in need of medication management
Unlike other mental health professionals, psychiatrists can offer their clients medication management. This means that they can prescribe medication and then monitor their clients over the period of time that they take this medication. They’ll want to make sure that the individual takes the medication as instructed and that the positive effects outweigh the negative effects.
If you are suffering due to a mental illness or you’re still seeking assessment and diagnosis for anxiety, PTSD, depression, bipolar disorder, addiction, or another mental disorder, consider talking to a psychiatrist at Thriveworks Counseling in Houston, TX. If you’d like to do so, call our office and we’ll help you get started.
Set Up a Psychiatry Session at Thriveworks Counseling in Houston, TX
Many people dread scheduling and attending any appointment. When it comes to psychiatry at Thriveworks Counseling, you don’t have to dread this process. We make it super easy and convenient.
When you call to schedule your appointment, you’ll have many different session options to choose from. We offer flexible times in the evening and weekends, throughout the week and on weekends. In addition, our psychiatrists meet with their clients in telehealth sessions. This means more convenience and comfort.
If you’d like to schedule your first psychiatry session, call Thriveworks in Houston now. We’re ready to help.