Child/Adolescent: Provides thorough evaluation in 90-120 minutes by dividing sessions in 2 if needed. One session for parents only to provide history, their concerns and 2nd session is divided between child/adolescent evaluation and then discussing the treatment recommendations with the family. It will also give opportunity for the family to ask questions.
Adult: provides one session consultation for 60-75 minutes.
Second Opinion: Provides second opinion in one session or 2 sessions for total 120 minutes. Need to get all previous medical records before the visit to review.
For an established patient, medication management will be provided to discuss medication options, manage side effects and lab/vital monitoring. Supportive psychotherapy, parenting guidance can be part of medication management. While adjusting meds ,initial f/u appointments will be more frequent depending on the case. Once stable it will be every 2-3 months. Please see practice policies for refills.
Provide supportive psychotherapy, parenting guidance, stress management.
If you have more need for therapy, it will be recommended to see a trained psychologist.
Wellness /Life transition counseling
Provides guidance to find balanced healthy life Also provide counseling for stress related to transitioning phases in life.
Experienced in teaching about common psychiatric disorders, medications to students, medical residents, nursing staff and parents. Happy to do power point presentation for the small group. Email for more information.
Available to write on article related to mental health for magazine/news papers/blog etc.