Provo Psychiatry—Psychiatrists in Provo, UT
Have you ever heard this saying? “You can’t go back and change the beginning but you can start where you are and change the ending.” In other words, you can’t revisit and change the past. However, you can take charge of your future. These words can serve as encouragement and inspiration in times of suffering. If you are going through hardship, reach out for help.
The support and love from our loved ones can help. Sometimes, though, we need to talk to a mental health professional too. Psychiatrists are mental health professionals who can offer their support and their guidance during the tough seasons of life. They are able to assess, diagnose, and treat one’s problems.
Thriveworks Counseling in Provo, UT wants to offer this expert support and guidance. We can set you up with a psychiatrist today. To schedule a telehealth session, call our office at (801) 921-5326. Our psychiatrists are standing by to help people just like you. Schedule your appointment when you’re ready.
Is It Time to Talk to a Psychiatrist?
Psychiatrists are medical doctors They can provide their clients with expert help, guidance, and support throughout their mental health journey. Their specialty is in diagnosing, treating, and preventing mental disorders and other emotional disturbances.
If you’re asking, “Is it time to talk to a psychiatrist?” it might be time to reach out for help. Too often, we put off getting the help that we need to heal. And when we do finally reach out for this help, we only wish that we had done so sooner. So, if you are struggling mentally or emotionally, we encourage you to talk to a psychiatrist.
Psychiatrists can help many different people with many different problems. Here’s how they might go about helping someone who is presenting symptoms of depression:
- First thing’s first: A psychiatrist will ask their client about their symptoms. They’ll want to know every symptom the individual has been experiencing, be it sleep trouble, difficulty focusing, isolation, withdrawal, and other common depression symptoms. They’ll also want to know when the individual started to experience these symptoms and how often.
- After they discuss your symptoms with their client and understand better what they are experiencing, the psychiatrist can offer a diagnosis. There are different depressive disorders, including major depressive disorder and minor depression, which are two of the most common types.
- Once the individual receives a diagnosis, their psychiatrist will design a treatment plan for them. This treatment plan will take the person’s symptoms, needs, goals, and medical history into account. That said, most likely, it will involve depression therapy and/or antidepressants. Depression therapy helps one better understand their depression including what may have caused it. It can also help the individual correct thoughts and behaviors that might contribute to or worsen their depression. Antidepressants, though, are used to improve one’s symptoms while they complete this work.
In a nutshell, psychiatrists can provide diagnosis, treatment and prevention to their clients for their mental disturbances. If you are exhibiting signs or symptoms of a mental health problem, we recommend that you talk to a psychiatrist (or another medical professional).
Schedule Telepsychiatry at Thriveworks in Provo, UT
Telepsychiatry is a convenient, easy way to get the mental health help that can prove to change your life. Thriveworks Counseling in Provo, UT can connect you with a telepsychiatrist or an online psychiatric nurse practitioner now.
If you pursue mental health help here at Thriveworks Counseling in Provo, UT, you can look forward to working with a skilled and compassionate professional. And our psychiatrists look forward to working with you. Just call (801) 921-5326 to schedule your first telehealth session.