Psychiatry Specialist

Washington Center for Women's and Children's Wellness (WCWCW) -  - Child, Adolescent, Women’s & Reproductive Psychiatry

Washington Center for Women's and Children's Wellness (WCWCW)

Child, Adolescent, Women’s & Reproductive Psychiatry located in Bethesda, MD, Baileys, VA, Miami, FL, & Ann Arbor, MI,

Psychiatry is a medical specialty designed to focus on the emotional and physical aspects of conditions related to your mental health. Our team of expert psychiatrists at WCWCW in Bethesda, Maryland, offers outstanding care for a variety of issues that affect women, teens, and children. Our holistic and personalized approach to evidence-based treatment for conditions such as depression, anxiety, and trauma recovery provides the specialty support you need for a successful outcome. To schedule an evaluation at WCWCW, call our office or schedule an appointment online today.

Psychiatry Q & A

What is a psychiatrist?

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Psychiatrists are physicians who choose to specialize in mental health disorders after obtaining their medical degrees.

The additional training and education provide the expertise a psychiatrist requires to diagnose and treat complex conditions such as:

  • Anxiety Disorders including Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Panic Disorder 
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Mood Disorders including Depression and Bipolar Disorder 
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Our psychiatry team at WCWCW is well known and greatly respected for their skills in child, adolescent, and women’s psychiatry in addition to the highly specialized field of reproductive psychiatry, which includes the management of psychiatric medications during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

WCWCW therapists are all expertly trained and licensed mental health professionals. They offer outstanding individual, couples, and parent counseling services that help you identify and exchange negative thoughts and behaviors for positive and healthy alternatives.

At WCWCW, our psychiatrists and therapists work as a team to ensure you receive the best possible care.

What treatments do psychiatrists provide?

Psychiatrists are equipped to provide comprehensive mental health services that may include:

  • Medication therapy
  • Various forms of psychotherapy (talk therapy)
  • Telepsychiatry
  • Individual, couples, parent, and family counseling

Your experience at WCWCW begins with a psychiatric evaluation that typically includes a physical and mental health assessment. That includes a thorough review and discussion of your medical history, current medications, and the symptoms you’re experiencing. 

Based on those results, your clinician develops a personalized treatment plan designed to meet your needs and circumstances.

Note that your psychiatrist, provided you desire and authorize such action, can also communicate with your primary care physician and other members of your health care team to help ensure continuity of care. Otherwise, services at WCWCW are strictly confidential.

What is telepsychiatry?

Telepsychiatry is a specialty form of telemedicine that offers the same quality care you expect during an office visit from the convenience of your home or private setting via a tablet, smartphone, or another computing device.

While your care plan may require periodic visits to our WCWCW offices in Bethesda, the many benefits of telepsychiatry include:

  • Improved access to mental health services
  • Reduced traveling time for your visit
  • Decreased need for childcare, time off work, etc.
  • Improved follow up and continuity of care

For outstanding psychiatric services that are tailored to meet your needs and delivered in a comfortable, welcoming, and accepting environment, schedule an appointment at WCWCW today. Call our office or book an appointment online.