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Psychiatric Medicine in Broward County 
(Fort Lauderdale, Coral Springs & Plantation, FL)

You’re Looking for Convenient and Compassionate Psychiatric Medicine Management for You or Your Loved Ones.

Did you know that approximately 15.8 Americans take psychiatric medications to care for their mental health? 

 

Medication can be a useful tool to help you feel relief from a wide variety of mental health concerns. Medication can help if you’re struggling with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD, postpartum mood disorders, unhealthy behaviors, and more. 

 

Maybe, you’ve tried talk therapy, but you feel like you need something more to cope with your distressing symptoms. this may be because they are really interfering with your ability to function in your day-to-day life. Or maybe, your therapist or psychologist has recommended you seek psychiatric medicine management care out of concern for your wellbeing. 

 

Perhaps, you’re working to maintain your sobriety, but have found it really challenging after many years of using. If you’ve recovered from opiate usage, you may be seeking Suboxone to help you manage your cravings and keep the symptoms of withdrawal from wreaking havoc on your life. Or, if you’re in recovery from alcohol, you may be looking for Naltrexone or Acamprosate (Campral) after detox. 

 

Whatever brings you to this page, we acknowledge the strength it takes to reach out for help and medication and we’re here to support you with psychiatric medication management in Florida. We have offices located across Broward County (Coral SpringsFort Lauderdale, and Plantation, FL.

Reasons You May Need
Psychiatric Medication Management

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There are many times where medication can be helpful in giving you the boost you need to feel better and improve your mental and physical health.

 

However, we often recommend our clients consider medication when the symptoms they’re experiencing make it extremely challenging for them to go about their day-to-day life. We also recommend it when they’re experiencing symptoms that may lead them to engage in unsafe or life-threatening behaviors (suicide, drug use, alcohol misuse, reckless behaviors, etc).

 

Some other signs you would benefit from psychiatric medication management in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Coral Springs, FL, or Plantation, FL include:

  • A persistent sad, anxious, or “empty” mood

  • Feelings of hopelessness, or pessimism

  • Irritability

  • Trouble regulating your emotions or “intense mood swings”

  • Manic or depressive episodes

  • Feelings of guilt, worthlessness, or helplessness

  • Loss of interest or pleasure in hobbies and activities

  • Decreased energy or fatigue

  • Moving or talking more slowly

  • Feeling restless or having trouble sitting still

  • Difficulty concentrating, remembering, or making decisions

  • And difficulty sleeping, early-morning awakening, or oversleeping

  • Appetite and/or weight changes

  • Thoughts of death or suicide, or suicide attempts

  • Aches or pains, headaches, cramps, or digestive problems without a clear physical cause and/or that do not ease even with treatment

  • Increased use of drugs or alcohol 

  • Challenges maintaining your sobriety to uncontrollable urges to use

  • Reckless or unsafe behavior

Bayview Therapy's Approach to Psychiatric Medication Management 

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Every client we seek is unique. Therefore, our treatment approach for psychiatric medication management in Coral Springs, Plantation, and Fort Lauderdale, FL is tailored to meet their unique needs.

 

As mental health professionals, our goal is to truly understand the things in your past and present that are contributing to the issues you’re facing both personally and professionally. We want to learn about what’s preventing you from feeling happy and at peace.

 

Our dual certified Adult Nurse Practitioner/Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Crystal Adkins, is proud to offer you and your loved ones high-quality psychiatric medicine management services.

 

What you can expect from your initial appointment with your Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and Therapist:

 

Our first meeting is usually about an hour, sometimes more depending on the situation. I will ask you a lot of questions regarding your current life stressors, past psychiatric history, and medical history.

 

It is important to rule out a possible medical reason for your symptoms before confirming a psychiatric diagnosis. Sometimes, many of the same symptoms we see with depression are also seen with medical complications like hypothyroidism, some cancers, or neurological disorders. 

 

Additionally, it’s important that I get to know you, what you like, what you do, and gather information about your lifestyle. So I may ask questions about where you were born, who raised you, what your childhood was like, etc. I will also ask you about your interests, hobbies, and job status. I may ask you to talk about difficult things like if you ever felt neglected or experienced abuse or suffer from trauma. All these questions will assist me in determining what type of treatment plan is best for you. 

 

Please note that psychiatric treatment typically includes medication and psychotherapy.

Psychiatric Medication Management Can Help You Find Peace, Balance, & Happiness!

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Ultimately, we want you to feel like you’re a VIP when you’re receiving services from any of our expert clinicians at Bayview Therapy in Fort Lauderdale, Plantation, and Coral Springs. We only take on a limited amount of clients to ensure we value your time by not over-booking or double booking.

 

All psychiatric medication management sessions include therapy services and motivational interviewing. Additionally, we will make sure you understand your treatment plan and know all about any medications you’ve been prescribed. Plus, as a client, you're able to contact our psychiatric nurse practitioner directly instead of playing phone tag with a busy receptionist.

Begin Psychiatric Medication Management 
in Fort Lauderdale, Coral Springs, & Plantation, FL

If you are ready to manage the distressing symptoms you’re experiencing with psychiatric medication management, we can help!

 

Follow these steps to begin working with our caring and compassionate Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at our Fort Lauderdale, Coral Springs, and Plantation, FL offices today:

  1. Contact our counseling center and speak with our client care coordinator.

  2. Participate in a complimentary consultation call with our Nurse Practitioner to learn more about psychiatric medication management at Bayview Therapy.

  3. Get the help and medication you need to live your best life and thrive!

You deserve to be happy, healthy, and fulfilled in life and in your relationships so let us help! 

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Additional Counseling Services at Our Coral Springs, Fort Lauderdale, & Plantation, FL Offices

Regardless of what brings you to counseling and psychiatric medication management, you deserve a space to feel heard and understood while finding the solutions you need for lasting changes. 

 

In our Fort Lauderdale, Coral Springs, and Plantation, FL offices we provide a wide variety of services to help you manage life's ups and downs. If you're struggling to handle it on your own, then get in touch with us and let us support you, your relationship, and your family.  

 

Our team of expert counselors and psychologists at Bayview Therapy specialize in different areas. We offer a wide range of counseling and psychological services to support our Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton, Plantation, Southwest Ranches, Davie, Weston, Coral Springs, Coconut Creek, and Parkland communities.

 

We provide therapy and psychological evaluations for children, teens, adults, couples, and families dealing with a wide variety of life's challenges across the lifespan. Some of our specialties include depression counseling; trauma therapy and EMDR therapy; teen counseling; child and family counselingcouples counseling or marriage therapy; psychiatric medication management; and more.

 

We also provide online counseling options for those who reside in the state of Florida using our secure HIPAA compliant telehealth platform.  

 
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