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Counseling and psychiatry

Counseling and psychiatry encompass a broad spectrum of mental health services aimed at promoting psychological well-being and treating mental health disorders. It focuses on enhancing coping skills, improving communication, and fostering personal growth. 

Psychiatry involves the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illnesses using a combination of medication, psychotherapy, and other interventions. Psychiatrists are medical doctors specializing in mental health who can prescribe medication and provide comprehensive care for complex psychiatric conditions. 

Both counseling and psychiatry play vital roles in supporting individuals facing various challenges, from everyday stressors to severe mental illnesses, by offering personalized treatment approaches tailored to meet their unique needs and goals. Overall, these disciplines contribute to the promotion of mental wellness and helping individuals lead healthier, more fulfilling lives.

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With locations across California, Dignity Health Medical Group is just right around the corner. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or psychiatrist, in person or virtually.

Services offered by our counselors

Conditions treated by psychiatrists

  • Anxiety and excessive worry

  • Bipolar disorder

  • Delusions

  • Depression

  • Dramatic changes in eating or sleeping habits

  • Feelings of extreme highs and lows

  • Growing inability to cope with daily problems and activities

  • Hallucinations

  • Impulsive and Compulsive Disorders

  • Isolation

  • Panic disorder

  • Parent/Child conflict

  • Poor body image

  • Postpartum depression 

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  • School failure

  • Social withdrawal

  • Strong feelings of anger

  • Suicidal thoughts

How can counseling help with day-to-day life?

Mental illness can profoundly impact every aspect of a person's life, from their relationships and work to their physical health and overall quality of life. Individuals may experience persistent sadness, overwhelming worry, mood swings, hallucinations, or difficulty concentrating, which can interfere with their ability to work, maintain relationships, and enjoy life. 

Counseling and psychiatry offer valuable support and interventions to help individuals manage and overcome mental illness. By combining psychotherapy, medication, and other interventions, counseling and psychiatry empower individuals to regain control over their lives, improve functioning, strengthen relationships, and foster resilience in the face of mental illness.

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