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Psychiatists in Brooklyn, NY

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psychiatrist in Brooklyn NY

In partnership with the Williamsburg Psychiatry Group, we offer psychiatry and psychiatric medication management services.

 

Our team of psychiatrists in Brooklyn, NY, is here to discuss options for medications that help with mental health issues. We take the time to understand your needs and conduct thorough medical assessments. This allows us to recommend the most suitable psychiatric medications tailored to each individual's needs.

 

 

What is Psychiatry?

Psychiatry is a branch of medicine that deals with diagnosing, preventing, and treating problems with mental health. Psychiatrists are trained in both mental health and medicine, which means they can do full evaluations and provide long-term care that may include therapy. Our psychiatrists and child psychiatrists at Williamsburg Psychiatrist Group offer treatment for a wide range of psychiatric conditions including:

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What is Psychotropic Medication?

This is medication that can help you on your journey to healing. No single rule or guideline can help you determine whether you need to take psychotropic medication. Instead, you should make the decision with your psychiatrist. Together, you can talk about the pros and cons of each treatment option and come up with a plan that fits your needs. That said, some signs that you may benefit from taking psychotropic medication include:

  • Persistent feelings of sadness, anxiety, or irritability that interfere with your ability to function daily.
  • Difficulty sleeping, eating, or focusing due to symptoms related to mental health conditions such as depression or anxiety.
  • A history of trauma or abuse that has led to mental health issues such as PTSD.
  • Use of alcohol or drugs to self-medicate symptoms related to a mental health condition.
  • A family history of mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, or bipolar disorder.
  • Strong urges to harm yourself or others that interfere with your ability to function. 
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Addiction Psychiatry

The Williamsburg Psychiatry Group in conjunction with the Williamsburg Therapy Group offers addiction services in both individual treatment and Program formats.  The Program is a comprehensive outpatient rehab treatment model that offers medication management of psychiatric and addiction issues along with group therapy and individual therapy.  For those seeking less comprehensive treatment, individual medication management with or without therapy is also available. 

Medication management of addiction includes:

Individual therapy is provided by a boarded addiction psychiatrist or a psychologist trained in addiction management. 

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Common Psychiatry Questions

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If you are having problems with your mental health and want to find an experienced psychiatrist in New York City, make an appointment with Williamsburg Therapy Group. Our team is dedicated to treating patients of all ages in a kind and effective way. We help them learn how to deal with their mental health problems in a healthy way and find long-term solutions.

 

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What to expect from our psychiatrists and psychiatric medication management

 

If you are considering psychiatric medication management in Brooklyn, NY, you can expect your appointment to be a collaborative and individual experience. During this session, your psychiatrist will take the time to get to know you as an individual and learn about your unique needs and challenges.

 

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01 | Book an appointment

If you're struggling with depression, anxiety, or any other mental health condition, the team at Williamsburg Therapy Group is here to help. Our experienced psychiatrists will work with you to find a time that works for you and gets you the psychiatric care that will help you feel better and be happier.

02 | Psychiatric Evaluation

Your psychiatrist will ask several questions about your current medications, medical history, past mental health diagnoses or treatment experiences, family history of mental illness, stressors or triggers that may be contributing to symptoms, and more. If necessary, they may also do diagnostic tests or assessments to rule out other possible causes of your symptoms.

03 | Medication Prescription 

Once they have a clear understanding of your situation and goals for treatment, they will work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan that encompasses all aspects of your mental health needs and goals. This plan may include one or more medications as well as other types of treatment, such as psychotherapy or lifestyle changes. Your psychiatrist will determine which medications are most appropriate for your needs and will help you manage any side effects or other concerns that may arise.

04 | Therapy Recommendations

Your psychiatrist will set up regular follow-up appointments to check on your progress, make any needed changes to your treatment plan, and give you support all the way through your treatment. They will work with you to help you find your new normal.

 

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