Psychiatric Consultations


Specialty Overview

Psychiatric consultations at Larkin Community Hospital provide comprehensive mental health assessment, diagnosis, and treatment services. Our specialized team of mental health professionals is dedicated to addressing a wide range of psychiatric conditions and promoting emotional well-being.
Our team of experienced psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists, and counselors collaborates to offer personalized care for individuals facing mental health challenges. At Larkin, we strive to understand each patient's unique needs and tailor treatment plans accordingly.

  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Eating disorders
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Trauma and Stressor-Related Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Grief and Loss
  • Panic Disorder
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Hoarding Disorder
  • Trichotillomania (Hair-Pulling Disorder)
  • Excoriation (Skin-Picking) Disorder
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Sexual Dysfunction

    Services and Treatments

    • Psychiatric Assessment: This involves a thorough evaluation of a patient's mental health, history, and symptoms by a qualified professional. The aim is to diagnose the condition and determine appropriate treatment strategies accurately.
    • Individual Therapy: This refers to one-on-one counseling sessions between a patient and a mental health professional. The goal is to explore the patient's thoughts, emotions, and behaviors to improve coping mechanisms and overall mental health.
    • Medication Management: This involves a medical provider's prescription, monitoring, and adjustment of psychotropic medications. The purpose is to alleviate symptoms and help the patient achieve a stable mental state.
    • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT): CBT is a therapeutic approach that aims to focus on identifying and changing negative thought patterns and behaviors. It empowers patients to develop healthier cognitive and behavioral responses to their challenges.
    • Group Therapy: This involves therapeutic sessions conducted with individuals facing similar mental health issues. It provides a supportive environment for sharing experiences, learning from others, and improving interpersonal skills.
    • Crisis Intervention: This refers to immediate support provided to individuals experiencing acute psychiatric distress or crisis. The goal is to stabilize the situation, manage the crisis, and ensure the individual's safety.
    • Family Therapy: This involves sessions with the patient and their family members. It aims to improve family dynamics, communication, and understanding to create a more supportive environment for the patient.
    • Mindfulness and Relaxation Techniques: These are strategies taught to patients to manage stress, anxiety, and other emotional challenges. They often include mindfulness meditation, deep breathing, and other relaxation exercises.

    Conditions Treated

    • Depression: A condition characterized by persistent sadness, loss of interest, and other symptoms affecting daily functioning.
    • Anxiety disorders: Conditions like generalized anxiety, social anxiety, and panic disorder that involve excessive and uncontrollable worry or fear.
    • Bipolar disorder: A mood disorder characterized by cycles of depression and mania (elevated mood and energy).
    • Schizophrenia: A chronic mental disorder involving distorted thoughts, hallucinations, delusions, and impaired social functioning.
    • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): A condition triggered by traumatic experiences, leading to symptoms like flashbacks, nightmares, and severe anxiety.
    • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD): This is a disorder marked by intrusive thoughts (obsessions) and repetitive behaviors (compulsions) to alleviate distress.
    • Eating disorders: Conditions like anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder that involve unhealthy relationships with food and body image.
    • Substance use disorders: Conditions where the misuse of substances (drugs or alcohol) leads to negative consequences on physical and mental health.
    • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): A neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by difficulties in focus, hyperactivity, and impulsivity.
    • Personality disorders: Conditions involving rigid and maladaptive personality traits that impact relationships and overall functioning.

    Treatments Offered

    • Medication-based treatments: These involve the use of prescription medications to manage symptoms and improve mental health.
    • Psychotherapy: Also known as talk therapy, this involves discussions with a mental health professional to address emotional challenges and develop coping strategies.
    • Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT): A structured form of psychotherapy that focuses on changing negative thought patterns and behaviors.
    • Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT): A type of therapy that combines cognitive-behavioral techniques with mindfulness and acceptance strategies.
    • Supportive therapy: Therapy that provides emotional support and validation to patients without necessarily focusing on specific techniques.
    • Interpersonal therapy: A short-term therapy that targets interpersonal issues and communication skills to improve relationships and mental well-being.
    • Psychodynamic therapy: A form of therapy that explores unconscious thoughts and emotions to understand how they influence behavior.
    • Mindfulness-based interventions: Therapeutic techniques that incorporate mindfulness practices to help individuals manage stress and enhance self-awareness.

    Diagnostic Services

    • Comprehensive psychiatric assessment: A thorough evaluation of a patient's mental health history, symptoms, and current condition to form a diagnosis and treatment plan.
    • Diagnostic interviews: Structured conversations conducted by mental health professionals to gather information and assess the patient's mental state.
    • Psychological testing and evaluation: Formal assessments, such as psychological questionnaires and tests, to gather insights into a patient's cognitive and emotional functioning.
    • Neuropsychological assessment: Evaluations focusing on cognitive functions like memory, attention, and problem-solving to identify neurological issues.
    • Risk assessment and management: The process of evaluating a patient's risk for self-harm, harm to others, or dangerous behaviors and creating a plan to mitigate these risks.

    Why Choose Larkin Health for Psychiatric Consultations?

    At Larkin Community Hospital, we stand out in the field of psychiatric care for several reasons:

    • Expert Team: Our dedicated team of experienced psychiatrists, psychologists, and therapists brings a wealth of knowledge and compassion to each patient.
    • Holistic Approach: We emphasize personalized care, considering the symptoms and the individual's unique circumstances and needs.
    • Collaborative Care: Our multidisciplinary approach ensures that patients benefit from various perspectives, leading to comprehensive and effective treatment plans.
    • Cutting-Edge Treatments: We stay updated with the latest advancements in psychiatric care, offering evidence-based treatments to improve patient outcomes.
    • Supportive Environment: Larkin Health is committed to providing a safe and non-judgmental space, fostering trust and open communication between patients and providers.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    To schedule an appointment, contact us at 305-284-7577

    The first consultation involves discussing your concerns, medical history, and symptoms. The provider will work with you to develop a suitable treatment plan.

    Yes, we offer telepsychiatry options for certain appointments, providing flexibility and accessibility for our patients.

    Therapy sessions usually last 45 to 60 minutes, but the duration may vary based on individual needs.

    Patient confidentiality is a top priority. We adhere to strict privacy regulations to ensure your information remains secure.

    Yes, we accept a wide range of insurance plans. Please get in touch with us for specific details.

    Absolutely. Family involvement can be beneficial and is encouraged in certain cases to enhance the overall treatment experience.

    At Larkin Community Hospital, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive and compassionate psychiatric care to improve the mental well-being of our patients.

    Contact us today to take the first step towards a healthier mind.


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