Many of us spend a lot of time focusing on our physical health. You might try to exercise, eat healthy foods, and work with your doctor to address any physical issues as they come up. Shouldn’t we do the same for our mental health?
Too often, we don’t get the help we need during times of mental distress. Maybe we shrug off our issues, thinking we should be able to just “get over them.” Or perhaps we don’t think we have the time to commit to appointments, given our busy schedules.
Just as you work with your family doctor to keep tabs on your physical health, a licensed psychiatrist can help you stay on top of your mental wellbeing. Working with a psychiatrist can help you pinpoint the mental health issues you’re facing and help you overcome them to maintain your best possible mental health.
Your mental health is an essential component of your overall health and wellbeing, and taking proper care of your mental state is crucial. If you’d like a helping hand in managing a specific issue or improving your mental health in general, consider working with a board-certified psychiatrist at Thriveworks in Ogden, UT. Call our office today or use our online scheduling tool to set up your first appointment.
Can Working with a Psychiatrist Help Me Manage My Mental Health?
Psychiatrists help people in all life stages manage their mental health and overcome complex disorders or challenges. Whether your specific issues seem mild or severe, working with a licensed psychologist can help you overcome your symptoms or push past the barriers that are getting in the way of your best possible life.
Some of the most common reasons people pursue psychiatric treatment include the following:
- Depression and other mood disorders
- Anxiety disorders
- Specific phobias
- Borderline personality disorder (BPD) therapy
- Stress and anger management
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Trauma or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Attention deficit disorder (ADD) and ADHD
- Substance abuse and addiction
- Behavioral problems
If you are struggling with any of these issues or facing something else entirely, a board-certified psychiatrist at Thriveworks in Ogden, UT, can help you improve your mental state. You can schedule your first online consultation today by calling our friendly scheduling team or booking through our online portal.
What Can I Expect From Psychiatric Treatment?
Every psychiatrist is a mental health professional who has completed medical school and earned a medical degree. They have advanced skills that qualify them to diagnose, treat, and manage various mental health conditions and prescribe medications.
When you decide to pursue psychiatric treatment, your psychiatrist will first determine a diagnosis for your condition. Your symptoms, concerns, personality, emotional state, and past experiences may all be considered to determine a likely diagnosis and the best course of treatment.
Psychiatric treatment is highly personalized, and the treatment plan your psychiatrist designs for you will be unique to you and the issue you’re experiencing. Your treatment plan will likely entail one or more forms of talk therapy, such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) or interpersonal therapy. Talk therapy gives you the space to discuss your issues and learn how to manage your thoughts and emotions more effectively.
Mental health medication can help reduce the symptoms of mental disorders like anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorder. Your psychiatrist might recommend medication as part of your treatment plan if they think it could help, though it’s not used in every situation. If it is a good fit for you, they’ll work with you to help you understand what benefits and potential side effects you should look out for while you’re taking the medication.
Do you think that psychiatric care could be right for you? Psychiatrists from Thriveworks Counseling in Ogden, UT, are ready to help you overcome life’s challenges. Call our office today to get started.
Schedule an Online Psychiatry Appointment with Thriveworks in Ogden, UT
If you want support in managing your mental health, working with a board-certified psychiatrist from Thriveworks Counseling in Ogden, UT, can help. Contact our office today — our helpful scheduling team can answer your questions and help you get started quickly. Some new clients can see a provider within just 24-48 hours.
Thriveworks makes it easy to get the help you’re looking for and offers many enrollment benefits to help you improve your mental health, including the following:
- Weekend and evening therapy sessions
- Phone or email access to providers between appointments
- Many insurance plans accepted
- Exclusive online video content
- Free copy of the e-book “Leaving Depression Behind”
- 24-hour ask-a-coach Q&A
You don’t have to wait any longer to take care of your mental health and get more out of life. Call our office today at Thriveworks Counseling in Ogden, UT, to find out how much the future has in store for you. You can thrive – we can help.