Medication management is an important component of treatment for a variety of mental health conditions. While it is not required for every patient, medication administration can assist in the development of chemical balance and stability, as well as improve mood and quality of life for many people. However, for prescription medications to do their job effectively, they should be monitored and managed by the prescriber.
At Healizm in Brooklyn, NY, we provide our clients, when necessary, with prescriptions as well as medication management services to ensure your medication is providing optimal results.
Medication management is the process of working with a psychiatrist or other mental health professional to ensure that your medication is effective and safe. This includes monitoring your progress, side effects, and other factors to ensure that your medication is working as intended. It is important to remember that not all medications work for all people, so it may take some trial and error to find the right medication or combination of medications for you. Medication management services at Healizm can help you navigate this process and find the medication that is right for you.
You’re experiencing side effects that are intolerable or compromising your quality of life
Many people on medication treatments for trauma, anxiety, depression, or other mental health conditions find that it greatly improves their quality of life. However, because every person is different, it is important to have someone who is familiar with your individual case to help you manage your medication. This is where medication management services come in. A psychiatrist or other mental health professional can:
At Healizm, we understand how important it is to find the right medication and dosage for you. Our Brooklyn psychiatrist will work with you to find the best medication or combination of medications to improve your symptoms and quality of life.
Psychiatry is the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. Psychiatrists are medical doctors who have specialized in psychiatry. They are able to prescribe medication as part of their treatment approach.
Among the medication treatments for trauma and other mental health conditions that our psychiatrists commonly prescribe are:
With state-issued credentials in mental health care, our board-certified female psychiatrist, Dr. Nahil Chohan provides our clients with regular check-ins to ensure that their medication is still working well for you and that any side effects are being managed effectively. We will also review any potential risks and benefits associated with the medication regimen. If needed, we can also provide guidance on how to reduce or discontinue medications safely. Our goal is to ensure that the medications we are prescribing help you achieve a better quality of life.
At Healizm, we take the approach of empowering and supporting our clients. With a welcoming environment, you are allowed to steer the course of your treatment through a collaborative therapy process. There is no magic pill when it comes to mental health, but with the right medication management plan, you can live a fuller, happier life. We will listen to your needs and make recommendations on therapies and medications, but it is ultimately your choice. It's an emotional journey, but you don't have to go through it alone.
Medication is often most effective when used in combination with other forms of treatment, such as psychotherapy. In fact, for many mental health conditions, medication alone may not provide enough long-term relief from symptoms. That’s why at Healizm, we offer comprehensive treatment plans that may include medication as well as other evidence-based treatments like psychotherapy for trauma and holistic techniques.
Psychotherapy, also known as talk therapy, is a clinical form of health care that effectively treats challenges and symptoms relating to mental health and emotions. With evidence-based approaches, we provide a variety of effective treatments for several mental health needs.
If you are interested in learning more about our mental health services or would like to schedule an appointment with a female psychiatrist in Brooklyn, New York, please contact us today. We look forward to helping you on your journey to healing.