Behavioral Health

Frequently Asked Questions for Geriatric Psychiatry

How do I make an appointment in geriatric psychiatry?
Ask your primary care doctor to make a referral to geriatric psychiatry. You will then be called for an appointment.

What is the evaluation like?
You will meet with a social worker for an hour and then have a separate appointment with the psychiatrist to discuss your history and assess your needs.
 
What is treatment like?
You will meet with the social worker for evaluation and psychotherapy. You will also see the psychiatrist who may evaluate your medications and coordinate your care with medical providers. Your treatment team will collaborate to help you feel and function better. Our goal is to help you cope with life's challenges and transitions.

Does the clinic accept Medicare plans?
The clinic accepts and participates with most Medicare plans. We will review your insurance information prior to making an appointment.