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What is Psychiatry ?
Psychiatry treatment focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental, emotional and behavioural disorders. Psychiatrists are medical doctors who specialize in both the mental and physical aspect of psychological disorders.
Our team of Psychiatrists offer ongoing medication management and refills. You can also access in-house therapy sessions with our registered therapists, if needed.
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We will work hand-in-hand until we find the best specialist for your needs.
What Can Psychiatry Can Help You with?
A Psychiatrist can diagnose and treat your mental health condition with medication (when needed) and therapy. Our Psychiatrist will work with your main therapy provider on a treatment plan to help you find relief.
Do I Need to See a Psychiatrist?
If you are experiencing persistent or severe mental health symptoms, have been diagnosed with a mental health condition, are receiving or considering psychiatric medication, or want to better manage the mental and physical impacts of your mental health situation, then seeing a Psychiatrist might be helpful.
Here are some scenarios in which Psychiatry can become a helpful tool:
Are still unsure if Psychiatry is right for you? Get in touch with our care team to book a free consultation.
How It Works
Submit Your Referral
We will review your doctor’s referral and our team will advise if it was accepted or not.
Book An Appointment
If the referral was accepted, our Care Team will book your first appointment.
Begin Your Wellness Journey
Your Psychiatrist will work closely with you to determine the best treatment plan.
To submit referral, click the button below
Your Psychiatry Questions Answered!
We require at least 48 hours advance notice of any changes to your appointment or cancellations. Any changes between 48-24 hours will result in a 50% fee of the cost of your session. Cancellations or changes within 24 hours, or if you do not attend your appointment resulting in a no-show, will result in a fee of the full cost of the session. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.
These long titles can be confusing and intimidating! Here’s a breakdown of what each kind of professional offers:
- Psychotherapists and Social Workers offer talk therapy. Their education and experience are comparable, and they are often covered under the same line item in insurance policies.
- Psychologists often have a Doctorate of Clinical Psychology and are able to perform assessments and give medical diagnoses. They also offer talk therapy.
- Psychiatrists are medical doctors who specialize in the prescription of medications for mental health concerns.
Our team of leading experts work together to make sure their patients are receiving the best care we can offer.
Our psychiatrists only offer OHIP covered care at this time. This means that you must have a valid OHIP card and requires a referral be completed by your family doctor or GP. This includes patients who are enrolled or interested in enrolling in our structured Programs.
Psychiatry appointments are covered by OHIP, meaning your family doctor must send us a referral before we can book you. Kindly keep in mind that across the province there are wait times for psychiatry of up to six months. We do our best to have approved patients seen as promptly as possible.
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Psychology vs Psychotherapy vs Psychiatry
Umbrella term for specialists that use talk therapy to treat mental conditions.
Can be administered by Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Psychotherapists or Social Workers
Focus on medical care and medication management
Can also diagnose mental health conditions
Provide talk therapy or counselling
Focus on diagnosing and administering tests for mental health conditions