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Psychiatry services offered in Temple Hills and La Plata, MD

Do you struggle with constant stress, depression, or anxiety? If you or a loved one develops signs of a mental health condition, turn to the specialists at Faithfirst Health Clinic and Urgent Care, LLC, in Temple Hills and La Plata, Maryland. The friendly providers offer psychiatry to treat common mental health concerns in children, teenagers, and adults of all ages. Call the office nearest you to schedule a mental health evaluation or use the online booking tab today.

Psychiatry Q&A

What is psychiatry?

Psychiatry at Faithfirst Health Clinic and Urgent Care, LLC, uses highly effective methods to improve the mental health of patients dealing with:

  • Depression
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Substance use disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Schizophrenia
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Eating disorders
  • Insomnia

The practice takes a broad-spectrum approach to treating mental health conditions, creating individualized, holistic paths toward mental health growth and recovery in a welcoming, comfortable setting.

Why might I need psychiatry?

Some of the common symptoms of mental health challenges include:

  • Ongoing fear, worry, or anxiousness
  • Avoiding anxiety triggers
  • Flashbacks
  • Nightmares
  • Ongoing sadness
  • Loss of interest in favorite activities
  • Thoughts of suicide
  • Substance misuse
  • Physical aches and pains 
  • Unplanned weight loss or weight gain
  • Hallucinations
  • Hopelessness
  • Guilt or shame
  • Worthlessness
  • Obsessions
  • Compulsions
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Problems focusing

You may have more than one type of mental health disorder at the same time. The earlier you seek treatment from an experienced professional, the better your outcome.

The benefits of psychiatry at Faithfirst Health Clinic and Urgent Care, LLC, are mood improvements, better relationships, enhanced work or school performance, and improvements in your overall quality of life.

Is psychiatry right for me?

Your Faithfirst Health Clinic and Urgent Care, LLC, provider completes a comprehensive mental health evaluation to determine if you would benefit from psychiatry. They review your physical and mental health histories and ask questions about your lifestyle, medications, mood, thoughts, and behavior patterns before tailoring your treatment plan. 

What should I expect during psychiatry sessions?

Faithfirst Health Clinic and Urgent Care, LLC, has established multiple rehabilitation and therapy programs for patients of all ages struggling with mental health disorders.

Psychotherapy, or talk therapy, prevents the deterioration of mental and behavioral wellness, focusing on social reintegration. You might meet with your mental health professional one-on-one during talk therapy sessions, as a couple, or with your family or a small group to help you overcome common mental health issues.

The Faithfirst Health Clinic and Urgent Care, LLC, specialists offer cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and other highly effective methods to overcome difficult life situations in a positive way by altering your thought and behavior patterns. If medication is necessary to ease your condition, your friendly FaithFirst provider will coordinate care with you. 

How often do I need psychiatry sessions?

You might meet with your mental health specialist weekly or as needed to help you overcome troublesome barriers. They may recommend medication management in addition to psychiatry to optimize your mental health and well-being.

To learn more about psychiatry at Faithfirst Health Clinic and Urgent Care, LLC, and find out if you’re a candidate for it, call the office nearest you or book an evaluation online today.