Telemedicine Services New York, NY
At NYC Psychiatric Associates, we know how valuable your time is. That is why The NYCPA Team, offer telemedicine (video) sessions to accommodate your busy schedules.
What is Telepsychiatry?
Telemedicine, or telepsychiatry, is the process of providing health care at a distance using a HIPAA secure videoconferencing platform.
Video-based telepsychiatry provides a convenient way for patients’ access to mental health care. Some benefits include:
- – Improved access to mental health care (particularly for patients in rural areas)
- – Bring care to the patient’s location
- – Reduce the need for trips to the emergency room
- – Reduce delays in care
- – Improved care and follow-up
- – Reduce the need for time off work, childcare services, etc. to access appointments far away
- – Reduce potential transportation barriers, such as lack of transportation or the need for long drives
- – Reduce the barrier of stigma of mental health care
Who qualifies for telepsychiatry services?
In psychiatry, doctors study and treat a wide range of conditions. Difficult life events can bring on some of these issues. Post-traumatic stress disorder is a good example. It is important for you to recognize the signs of this illness. Once you know it is affecting your life, you can get the help you need.…
TMS is a non-invasive treatment for severe depression. It is a versatile treatment. A psychiatrist can also use it for other issues. Many patients feel the positive effects of this treatment. If you want to know if TMS can result in a full recovery from depression, here are the details.The patient’s first appointment is referred…
Wondering whether a psychiatrist can also provide talk therapy? Read on to learn more. While all psychiatrists treat mental health issues using medications, some can decide whether or not to offer formal therapy sessions for talks as a routine over time to solve a specific problem, modify behavioral patterns or deal with past events.A psychiatrist…
Brain stimulation techniques like transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) can manage severe cases of depression. Psychiatrists will recommend brain stimulation for mental health issues that are resistant to more conservative treatment options. They might use this type of intervention as a standalone treatment or as part of a larger treatment plan. Transcranial…
When a person has mental health problems that are not responding to traditional treatments, a mental health professional may recommend a psychiatric evaluation for TMS. The TMS treatment process deals with stimulating brain neurons with magnetic pulses. These pulses can boost or lower the activity in some brain areas.Patients with serious adverse effects from antidepressants…