Insight Mental Wellness provides Telepsychiaty and outpatient psychiatric diagnostic evaluation and medication management for patients ages 9+. We also provide second opinions on diagnoses as well as treatment modalities.
Telepsychiatry: This service is provided for patients convenience and most importantly to our long distance patients located around Texas. We live in a world of rapidly-evolving technology and our secure and confidential TeleHealth video system allows patients and providers to engage from the comfort of any of the designated locations. Insight Mental Wellness provides telepsychiatry for medication services. This is a great option when an “in the office” appointment is impractical. Keep in mind, remote services are not ideal for all clients, but we’re happy to talk with you about what best fits your needs.
Payment for the Telepsychiatry is required at the time the appointment is scheduled. Payment is non-refundable. Selected after hours and weekend slots are available for a premium fee. After the session, Insight Mental Wellness will mail you a receipt that you may submit to your insurance company. Many insurance companies are beginning to cover this service. It is best to contact your insurance company in advance if you want to use this option.
MOOD DISORDERS: Mood Disorders refer to a category of mental health problems that include all types of depression and bipolar disorder. Mood disorders are sometimes called affective disorders. At any age, mood disorders put individuals at risk for other conditions that may persist long after the initial episodes of depression are resolved.
ADJUSTMENT DISORDER: An Adjustment Disorder is an abnormal and excessive reaction to a life stress, such as starting school, getting divorced, experiencing grief, marital or financial problems, family conflict, school problems or sexuality issues.
ANXIETY DISORDER: Anxiety is a normal reaction to stress. It helps one deal with a tense situation in the office, study harder for an exam or maintain focus on an important speech. In general, it helps us cope with life’s ever-changing situations. However, when anxiety becomes an excessive, irrational dread of everyday situations, it has become a disabling disorder. Physical symptoms often exhibited include fatigue, fidgeting, headaches, nausea, numbness in hands and feet, muscle tension, muscle aches, difficulty swallowing, bouts of difficulty breathing, trembling, twitching, irritability, sweating, insomnia, hot flashes, and rashes. Other forms of anxiety: Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Social Phobia or Social Anxiety, and Panic disorder.
OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER (OCD): Obsessive–Compulsive Disorder is characterized by intrusive thoughts that produce anxiety, by repetitive behaviors aimed at reducing anxiety or by combinations of such thoughts (obsessions) and behaviors (compulsions). The symptoms of this anxiety disorder range from repetitive hand-washing and extensive hoarding to preoccupation with sexual, religious or aggressive impulses. These symptoms can be alienating and time-consuming, and often cause severe emotional and social constraints.
POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD): Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a disorder that can develop after exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal in which grave physical harm occurred or was threatened. People with PTSD have symptoms to include re-experience, such as flashbacks and nightmares; avoidance of stimuli associated with the trauma; and increased arousal, such as difficulty falling or staying asleep, anger and hypervigilance.
CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY DISORDERS: Chemical dependency can be a continuous or periodic use of substance(s) that results in impaired control, preoccupation with the mood-altering chemical, use of the addictive substance despite adverse consequences, and distortions in thinking–most notably denial
INSOMNIA: People with insomnia may have trouble falling asleep for hours, falling back to sleep, or may wake up too early in them morning. These are often accompanied with feelings of tiredness, grouchy, sleepy, or anxious when awake during the day.
DEPRESSION: There are many types of depression. The disorder can be environmentally induced, biologically based, or hereditary. Evidence based studies suggest the most effective treatment plan requires both psychotherapy and medication management.
SCHIZO DISORDERS: There are many types of schizo disorder. The disorder can be environmentally induced, biologically based, or hereditary. Seeking treatment as soon as possible can be life saving for the patient safety and those around. Typical symptoms experienced include delusion, paranoia, hallucinations, dissociation, etc. Types of Schizo disorder include Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective, Schizotypal, Paranoid schizophrenia, Schizophreniform.
EATING DISORDERS: Eating disorder is a serious and often fatal illness. The patient is often preoccupied by obsessions with food, body weight, and shape. Types of eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder.