Psychiatric medications reduce symptoms, helping improve your mental well-being. At Holistic Behavioral & TMS Therapy in Auroraa nd Chicago, Illinois, Lawrence Abah, PMHNP-BC, and the team provide medication management, aiming to find the right medication at the right dose to help you manage your mental health condition. The team offers in-office and telepsychiatry appointments. For expert care from a patient-centered team, call the office or book an appointment online today.
Medication management is one of the psychiatry services available at Holistic Behavioral & TMS Therapy. Medications play a significant role in helping people struggling with mental illness manage their condition. But finding the correct prescription and dose takes time.
The highly skilled team at Holistic Behavioral & TMS Therapy takes a patient-centered approach to care, working closely with you to help you find the right medication and dose that benefits your mental well-being through medication management.
The team at Holistic Behavioral & TMS Therapy determines who needs medication management after an initial psychiatry consultation. Not everyone with a mental health issue needs medication. But when combined with psychotherapy, it may help relieve symptoms so you can feel better sooner.
Some of the conditions the team at Holistic Behavioral & TMS Therapy treats that might benefit from medication management include:
To better meet the needs of their community, the team offers medication management appointments at the office and through their telepsychiatry platform.
You can expect empathetic and comprehensive care during medication management at Holistic Behavioral & TMS Therapy. Before making any specific recommendations, your provider conducts a thorough evaluation to assess your emotional and mental well-being and determine your diagnosis.
They talk to you about the types of medications that can benefit your mental wellness and how they work. They start you on a low dose and schedule regular follow-up appointments to monitor symptoms and side effects, adjusting your dose or medication as necessary.
How long you need medication management at Holistic Behavioral & TMS Therapy depends on your mental health needs. Some people only need a short course of medication, while others remain on their prescription for years.
The team works closely with you, ensuring you achieve your mental wellness goals and stay there. When you and your provider decide it’s time to discontinue your medication, they slowly wean you off to prevent side effects. You should never abruptly stop taking psychiatric medication.
Call Holistic Behavioral & TMS Therapy or schedule your medication management consultation online today.