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Perinatal Care at Wellness Psychiatry

Comprehensive Perinatal Mental Health Support

We at Wellness Psychiatry understand that you may experience a wide range of emotions and physical changes throughout your reproductive years, including but not limited to pregnancy, postpartum, premenstrual syndrome, and perimenopause. Supporting women’s mental health during these vital months is the focus of our perinatal care providers. We offer a unique, comprehensive approach that blends the latest in psychiatric care with a deep understanding of the specific mental health needs associated with women’s reproductive stages.

Our Approach to Perinatal Care

Specialized Focus on Reproductive Mental Health

When it comes to mental health during pregnancy, postpartum, and all those other crucial periods of reproduction our expert psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners will work with you to determine a healthcare plan. With a patient centric model, we can give you care that is tailored to your specific needs and experiences at this time.

Evidence-Based and Holistic Care

We use a comprehensive approach in conjunction with cutting-edge research in mental medicine and treatment. We take a holistic view of your health, considering the connection between your mental health and factors such as your medical history, lifestyle, mental health, and hormone fluctuations.

Empathetic and Patient-Centered

Compassionate, patient-focused treatment is central to our offering. We help you achieve your optimal perinatal health by actively including you in your care decisions by listening to and appreciating your experiences, making sure you feel heard and valued.

Ongoing Outpatient Support

We provide continuous outpatient care, in contrast to many practices that may simply provide first consultations. As you go through your reproductive journey, this ongoing assistance will make sure that your care plan changes to meet your requirements.

Integrative Care Model

When it comes to mental health, our method surpasses the norm. To offer effective holistic therapy, we incorporate a review of test results and other relevant medical aspects. With this all-encompassing strategy, your treatment plan will take your health into account from head to toe.

Informed Consent and Autonomy

Making sure you understand all of your treatment options is our first priority, which is why we stress the need for informed consent. We encourage you to take charge of your life and make choices that are best for your loved ones because we value and honor your individualized needs.

Assisting Your Perinatal Journey

Our perinatal care treatment plans are here to support you every step of the way as you navigate the challenges and triumphs of pregnancy and childbirth. We are here to offer support, information, and expert treatment throughout your journey, from preparing for conception to navigating the obstacles of menopause. Throughout these formative years of your life, we want you to have faith in your mental health care team, know what’s going on, and feel supported.

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What is Included in Our Perinatal Care Service?

Wellness Psychiatry’s perinatal care service is here to help women through every step of their reproductive journey, from prenatal care to postpartum and beyond, with the utmost care and compassion. If you decide to use our service, here is what you may anticipate:

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) for PTSD:

An in-depth assessment is the first step on our joint journey. Your specific mental health requirements, medical background, and questions or concerns can be better understood with the help of this preliminary evaluation. The groundwork for an individualized treatment strategy is laid there.

Tailored Treatment Plans:

We formulate an individualized strategy for your care based on the results of your evaluation. Medication, counseling, and behavioral changes are all potential components of this regimen. When it comes to drug use during pregnancy and breastfeeding in particular, we make sure that any treatment that is suggested is in accordance with the most recent findings and recommendations.

Holistic and Integrative Approach:

Our approach takes a comprehensive and integrated view, acknowledging the interconnected nature of physical and mental health. When designing treatment programs, we keep things like hormonal shifts, dietary requirements, and general health in mind. Working together with other medical professionals, analyzing test data, and exploring alternative treatments may all be part of this process.

Ongoing Support and Care Adjustments:

The ever-changing stages of pregnancy and the postpartum period might have a disproportionate impact on mental health care requirements. Our outpatient services are designed to be continuous, so we will keep tabs on your progress and make any necessary adjustments to your treatment plan. With this method, you can be certain that you will always get the help you need along the way.

Empathetic and Informed Care:

Our service revolves around providing care that is kind, considerate, and well-informed. Providing a judgment-free zone where people feel comfortable opening up about their struggles is important to us. Every member of our staff is devoted to keeping you apprised of developments regarding your care and available treatment choices.

Education and Empowerment:

Learn more about your current health state, your treatment options, and how to take care of yourself with the information we provide. Helping you feel competent in taking charge of your mental health and making educated decisions about your physical health is our top priority.

Collaborative Care Coordination:

Particularly during pregnancy and the postpartum period, we recognize the value of a holistic approach to healthcare. To provide you with seamless and all-encompassing care, our staff works in tandem with your other medical professionals.

Accessibility and Insurance Support:

Our services are designed to be easy to use and worry-free. We offer in person and virtual appointments. We also accept UnitedHealthcare, Aetna, BCBS, Cigna and Evelate Health.

Benefits of Our Perinatal
Care at Wellness Psychiatry

For women’s mental health throughout pregnancy, postpartum, and other critical stages of reproduction, our perinatal care service is carefully crafted to provide a multitude of advantages. Our service will provide you with the following important benefits:

Personalized and Responsive Care

Particularly throughout the perinatal period, every woman has her own distinct experience and set of demands. Your care is tailored to your unique needs and circumstances, ensuring a highly personalized experience. By adapting to your needs, we guarantee that you will receive top-notch care throughout your journey.

Continuous and Comprehensive Support

We provide continuous outpatient care, in contrast to providers that may only give first consultations. Your mental health support is there for you every step of the way, not only when you need it most, but all the way through your reproductive journey. Managing medications and your mental health are both encompassed in our all-encompassing care.

Empowerment Through Knowledge and Informed Consent

We are firm believers in providing you with all the information you need to make educated choices regarding your healthcare. By making sure you are aware of the potential advantages and disadvantages of each treatment option, we adhere to the principle of informed consent.

Holistic Approach for Overall Well-being

Our service extends beyond the realm of conventional mental health care. We take a comprehensive view of your health, looking at how your mind, emotions, and body are all interconnected. As part of this process, it is important to incorporate dietary and lifestyle recommendations into your treatment plan and to comprehend the relationship between hormonal changes and mental health.

Expert Care from Specialized Professionals

Under the direction of our perinatal care providers, our team delivers knowledge and insight into the unique mental health issues that arise during pregnancy and the first trimester. Thanks to their extensive knowledge, you may rest assured that you will receive individualized care of the best possible quality.

Reduced Stress and Anxiety

It can be challenging to manage mental health issues throughout pregnancy and the postpartum period. By giving you the tools and support you need to take charge of your mental health, our all-encompassing care is designed to alleviate this stress.

Improved Maternal and Fetal Health Outcomes

Better overall health outcomes for mother and baby are contributed to by our care’s prompt and effective treatment of mental health concerns. One aspect of this is reducing the likelihood of complications related to untreated mental health issues during and after pregnancy.

Enhanced Coping Strategies

If you’re struggling with anxiety, stress, or any other mental health issue, we can help you develop healthy coping mechanisms and resources. Acquiring these abilities is beneficial for your entire life, not just during your pregnancy.

Accessibility and Insurance Compatibility

We work hard to ensure that everyone can use our services. Our goal is to help more women afford high-quality mental health care by accepting a variety of insurance policies and offering guidance with insurance navigation.

Contact Wellness Psychiatry today to take the first step toward better health. Our staff is available to help you in any way they can, whether it’s answering your questions, providing further information, or setting up your first consultation. Get in touch with us immediately to find out how our prenatal care services can assist you during this crucial time. Caring, all-encompassing treatment that is customized to your specific need is our priority. Let’s go on this significant journey side by side.

How to Access Our Perinatal Care Service

Wellness Psychiatry makes it easy and supportive to access perinatal care. To start, this is the way:

  1. Initial Contact: Contact us by visiting our website, sending an email, or picking up the phone. When you contact our helpful team, they will walk you through the first steps and address any questions you may have about the process.
  2. Scheduling an Intake Appointment: You can also call us at 303-747-5051 or email us at admin@wellnesspsychiatryco.com to schedule and intake appointment with a provider to get the process started.
  3. Comprehensive Assessment: At your initial consultation, you will have the opportunity to meet with your provider, one of our specialists. During this appointment, we will examine your mental health, medical history, and address any unique issues or requirements you may have.
  4. Developing a Personalized Care Plan: After reviewing the results of the evaluation, we will create a unique strategy for your treatment. All therapies, treatments, and support services that are to be considered will be detailed in this plan.
  5. Ongoing Support and Adjustments: We will be here to support you every step of the way and change your treatment plan as needed as you go through it. To check in on your health and make sure the treatment is working, regular follow-up appointments will be set up.
  6. Insurance and Payment Options: To make sure our services are affordable and accessible; we will go over your insurance and payment choices. Feel free to reach out to our team if you need any help with paperwork or have questions about insurance or pricing.

How Long Do I Need Perinatal Care?

Our perinatal care service is designed to be flexible and adaptable to meet the needs of everyone. This is what you may anticipate:

Flexible Duration Based on Individual Needs:

Your individual situation, the type of issues, and your reaction to treatment will determine the duration of your engagement with our services. While some may only need assistance for a limited time, others may do better with more permanent medical attention.

Regular Assessments to Gauge Progress

We check in with you at regular intervals to see how you’re doing and to modify the length of treatment if necessary. By taking these tests, you can be confident that you are always getting the aid you need.

Adaptable Care Throughout Your Journey

Whether you’re pregnant, just out of the hospital, or somewhere in between, our care is here to meet your evolving requirements. So, as we help you through different stages, the length of time you’ll need our care can change.

Continuity of Care

We provide continuity of treatment that goes beyond the first few weeks after giving birth, helping people with any mental health issues they may have in the future that are connected to their reproductive health.
We want to be here for you every step of the way, offering mental health support and care that is both adaptable and sensitive.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
about Our Perinatal Care

What specific mental health issues does your perinatal care address?

Mood disorders during pregnancy, postpartum, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, and other perimenopausal symptoms are among the many areas of expertise in our perinatal treatment. All the mental and behavioral changes that come with these phases are part of it, including but not limited to worry, sadness, mood swings, and more.

How do you ensure the safety of treatments during pregnancy and breastfeeding?

When developing a treatment plan, we always keep the mother’s and baby’s well-being in mind. This necessitates keeping abreast of the most recent findings in the field, weighing the potential benefits and drawbacks of medications with care, and keeping a vigilant eye on your health and wellbeing as the treatment progresses.

How can I schedule an appointment?

The best way to get in touch with us is through our website, but you can also call us at 303-747-5051 or email us at admin@wellnesspsychiatryco.com. You can rely on our team to assist you every step of the way.

Is medication always a part of the treatment plan?

Maybe not. Medications, counseling, behavioral modifications, or a mix of these may all be part of a patient’s individualized treatment approach. While you are pregnant or nursing, we will give special attention to determining the safest and most effective course of therapy for you.

What makes your perinatal care service different from others?

We are unique in the industry because we provide continuous outpatient care, use a holistic and integrative approach, and put an emphasis on client empowerment and education. To further increase accessibility, we accept a variety of insurance plans.

Are virtual consultations available?

Yes, we do virtual consultations to give our patients more options for easy and adaptable care. You can now enjoy our services without ever having to leave your house.

Can I continue or start therapy if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

Without a doubt. Pregnant and nursing women can benefit from our counseling and therapy services, which are safe and supportive. Our therapists are well-versed in helping clients through the specific difficulties and worries that crop up during each of these phases.

How do I know if I need perinatal care?

Our perinatal care can help if you’re dealing with mental health issues during pregnancy, after giving birth, or during menstruation or menopause. A consultation is the best way to address your individual questions and concerns.

What should I expect during the first consultation?

During your initial appointment, we will learn about your present concerns, review your medical history, and perform a thorough evaluation of your mental health. Feel free to ask any questions you have about our care philosophy and methodology during this session.

Is there support available for partners or family members?

We recognize the value of family support, but our main emphasis is on the individual. Your loved ones can better comprehend and assist you on your path to mental health wellness with the help of the information and direction we can give them.

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I was extremely apprehensive on my first visit because I was in a very bad mental state. Amanda was very thorough, very friendly, and made me feel very comfortable from the very beginning. As I recovered I looked forward to our visits but in the end we mutually decided that it was time for me to leave the nest and fly away. If I ever need her I can always call on her. There was something about the layout of the office, the furnishings, and the calming energy that always put me at ease. My first encounter with psychiatric counseling was definitely a positive experience and something that I'll cherish.
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