A full psychiatric evaluation is done during a patient’s first appointment, which lasts approximately 60 minutes. We use an integrative and collaborative approach to patient care. As part of the evaluation, we ask about lifestyle and personal beliefs to understand an individual’s condition and circumstances. We assess, diagnosis and review options for treatment.
Follow up visits are usually 2-4 weeks later. Depending on symptoms a client may be seen sooner. A follow up visit last 30 minutes. If a person is on a controlled substance adderall, concerta, etc. The client will then need a follow up visit every 12 weeks.
Co-occurring Chemical Dependency
Chemical dependency conditions such as alcohol or opiate abuse are often a factor in mental health conditions. Treating a substance use condition is an important part of treating any mental health condition. We provide supportive feedback to patients with substance abuse conditions and may make recommendations for medications based on a patient’s substance use.
Medical Cannabis Certification
Medical marijuana certification, otherwise referred to as your medical marijuana card, provides you with legal access to a dispensary that supplies individuals with medical marijuana.