Psychiatric Evaluation

Psychiatric Evaluation

At Advanced Psychiatric Health, we’re committed to helping you improve your mental health and overall wellness. Our in-person and virtual psychiatric evaluations, conducted by Florida licensed mental health professionals are the first step to understanding your mental health needs and developing the right treatment plan. Take the first step and schedule your appointment today for a brighter, happier tomorrow.

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Man undergoing a psychiatric evaluation

Understanding the Psychiatric Evaluation Process at APH

At Advanced Psychiatric Health (APH), we ensure that every psychiatric evaluation is thorough, confidential, and tailored to meet your individual needs. Here is what you can expect during your psychiatric evaluation online or in-person:

  • Initial Consultation:
    • During your first mental health evaluation visit, you will get to know one of be greeted by our experienced and caring mental health professionals who will guide you through the process. 
    • Our team will discuss your medical history, current symptoms, and any previous mental health treatments. 
    • We understand this is the first step in your care plan so open communication is encouraged to ensure we understand your concerns and goals.
  • Assessment
    • During the evaluation, we will explore various aspects of your life, including personal history, family history, social relationships, and daily functioning. 
    • Family members are encouraged to participate in situations where they can provide valuable insight.
  • Diagnosis:
    • Based on the information gathered, our team of mental health professionals will provide a diagnosis, if applicable.
    • A clear and accurate diagnosis is essential for developing an effective treatment plan.
  • Treatment Plan:
    • At APH, we understand that each patient is unique which is why we will work to create a personalized treatment plan that may include therapy, medication management, lifestyle changes, or a combination of these approaches. 
    • As a member of the community, it is our goal to address your unique needs and promote long-term mental wellness. 

To facilitate a successful psychiatric assessment, we ask clients to bring any relevant documents to your first session. These may include medical records, insurance information, and anything else that pertains to symptoms and concerns. We also encourage you to think of essential information that may help us make a diagnosis or create a treatment plan.

Quick & Affordable Care

Patients typically get care within 72 hours of contacting us.

Conditions We Treat

At our APH, we provide comprehensive psychiatric evaluations to diagnose and treat a wide range of mental health conditions. Our expert mental health providers have experiencing successfully supporting clients with a number of symptoms and diagnoses. Some of the conditions we specialize in treating include:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar I & II
  • ADHD
  • OCD
  • Schizophrenia
  • Eating Disorders
  • Geriatric Disorders

About APH

The expert team at Advanced Psychiatric Health is dedicated to providing comprehensive and compassionate mental health care to our communities. Each of our mental health professionals brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, and a commitment to improving the lives of our patients. We prioritize your privacy and ensure that all evaluations and treatments are conducted with the utmost confidentiality and adherence to HIPAA guidelines.

We want you to receive life-changing care as soon as possible and most clients are able to book their first session within 24-72 hours of contacting our clinics. Our practices in Naples, FL, Wesley Chapel, FL, and Sun City Center, FL offer flexible scheduling and convenient access to ensure you receive the care you need when you need it most.

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Psychiatry Wesley Chapel, FL

Address: 27716 Cashord Cir, Ste 101 Wesley Chapel, FL 33544-6962View Location »
Waiting room at APH

Psychiatry Sun City Center, FL

Address: 815-A Cypress Village Blvd, Sun City Center, FL 33573View Location »
Room at Advanced Psychiatric Health

Psychiatry Naples, FL

Address: 5125 Castello Dr, Naples, FL 34103View Location »

Take the First Step

Your path to better mental health starts here.

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Signs You or a Loved One May Need a Psych Evaluation

It is important to remember that seeking help is not a sign of weakness, but rather a sign of strength. If you’re experiencing negative emotions and stress that are interfering with your well-being, a psychiatric evaluation can be the first step towards better mental health and a more fulfilling life. The following symptoms may be signs it’s time to seek a mental health evaluation:

  • Anxiety or Persistent Feelings of Sadness
  • Difficulty Functioning in Daily Life
  • Extreme mood swings
  • Change in Sleep Patterns
  • Substance Abuse 
  • Thoughts of Self-Harm or Suicide
  • Past or Present Trauma 
  • Difficulty Managing Stress
  • Concern from Loved Ones or Family Members

If you or a loved one are experiencing any of these signs don’t hesitate to schedule a mental health evaluation with our experienced team. We’re here to help you navigate your mental health journey with confidence.

Other Mental Health Services

Medication Management

Our team of experienced psychiatrists and mental health professionals work closely with you to tailor a medication plan that fits your unique needs and lifestyle.

Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy, also known as talk therapy, involves regular sessions where you can explore your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors in a safe and supportive environment.

Ketamine

Ketamine, originally used as an anesthetic, has emerged as a promising treatment for various mental health conditions, particularly those resistant to traditional therapies.

TMS

TMS is an FDA-approved therapy that uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain and improve symptoms of conditions such as depression, anxiety, and PTSD.

Book a Mental Health Evaluation

Taking the first step towards better mental health is just a call away. With the help of our experienced mental health providers, you can gain valuable insights and support to navigate your mental health journey, fostering resilience and coping skills. If you or a loved one are experiencing mental health challenges need help, contact us today to schedule your psychiatric evaluation and start your journey towards a happier life.