A psychiatric consultation is the first step of psychiatric treatment for any mental health condition. At Zeam Medical Group in Roseville and Folsom, California, the team provides psychiatry services to develop a comprehensive understanding of your condition that informs and shapes your treatment plan. If you think you have a mental health issue or may benefit from therapy, call the office or schedule a consultation online to start your journey toward better mental health and wellness.
A psychiatry consultation is a detailed evaluation of your psychological, biological, medical, and social causes of emotional distress. At Zeam Medical Group, psychiatry consultation is generally the first step in your mental health care.
The team also provides evaluations to form second opinions or better understand your health to provide integrated care with another healthcare provider. A psychiatric consultation also shares an educational element. The team can help you to develop a firm understanding of the nature of your problem so that you can be an active participant in treatment decisions.
A psychiatry consultation may span several appointments to ensure Zeam Medical Group's team can gather a detailed history of your problems and complaints and your family and medical history.
Your consultation may include a physical exam, lab testing, and other studies, in addition to an in-depth conversation about your mental health symptoms.
The team uses psychiatry consultations to diagnose a number of mental health conditions, including:
Information collected during your consultation helps the team form your treatment plan. For example, suppose you and the team decide that medication would benefit your treatment. In that case, the team will have you carefully consider treatment options and possible side effects before choosing your medication regimen.
Effective treatment begins with thorough psychiatry consultation, leading to a correct diagnosis and treatment plan.
After you and the team formulate your program or treatment regimen, you start your treatments. Your treatments may include medicine, group and individual therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and lifestyle modifications such as exercise and dietary changes to improve your overall wellness.
In addition to using her expertise and knowledge, the team collaborates with physicians and other therapists to achieve the best possible patient outcome.
If you think you have a mental health condition or need therapy but aren’t sure where to begin, contact Zeam Medical Group by calling the office or using the online scheduling tool to book an initial psychiatry assessment today.