Holistic Psychiatric Care that WORKS! Looking at the Whole Picture!

Psychiatrists San Diego, Psychiatric Care NPs provides psychiatric consultation, diagnosis, and treatment to adult patients by utilizing a mind-body-spirit approach. During your appointment, we will discuss options for medications, nutritional supplements when appropriate, and beneficial lifestyle modifications. During follow-up appointments, your provider also offers supportive psychotherapy to patients. We can also provide holistic health counseling and help you to consider alternative healing modalities based on your situation and preferences.

Holistic Treatment from the Comfort of Your Couch… Yes You Can Keep Your Sweats On!

Psychiatrists San Diego, Psychiatric Care NPs uses telepsychiatry for all appointments, Our system uses telecommunications technology such as videoconferencing. It is HIPAA-compliant and all of your personal information is kept safe and secure. This technology allows your provider to provide evaluations, diagnosis, and treatment of mental health conditions without you needing to be seen in person by your provider.

For telepsychiatry visits, a smartphone, iPad, tablet, or computer with a web camera and secure broadband connection are required. Your location can be anywhere that you feel most comfortable that is private and confidential.

Have a question about our psychiatry services or how it works? No problem! Just call 619-771-0083, ext. 2

What Significant Changes & Benefits from Holistic Psychiatric Treatment?

Significant Benefits include:

  • Improved mental health outcomes through a holistic approach
  • No travel requirements for any of your telepsychiatry appointments
  • Improved work/life balance
  • Less wait time with flexible online scheduling that works best for your schedule
  • Personal access to your patient portal and education information
  • Same quality of care as an in person visit
  • Equitable healthcare regardless of your location within California
  • 100% electronic records that are both HIPPA compliant and secure

Currently, Psychiatrists San Diego, Psychiatric Care NPs does not offer any disability and workers compensation evaluations.

Examples of services offered includes:

  • Psychiatric services to ages 18 and up
  • All sorts of mental health concerns such as mood, anxiety schizophrenia, ADHD)
  • Developmental differences (autism spectrum, communication disorders, learning disorders, etc.)
  • Psychological trauma
  • Initial psychiatric consultation
  • Concerns about substance use or withdrawal (Providers do prescribe suboxone)
  • Mental health concerns due to physical health problems

Initial Psychiatric Evaluation

This service involves an in-depth comprehensive structured interview concerning your full history and present concerns, formulating a diagnosis, and making treatment recommendations. Based on your health needs, we may also plan for baseline laboratory testing.  Depending on the situation, your provider may or may not recommend medications during this visit. In order to prevent duplicate prescriptions and medication errors, Psychiatrists San Diego, Psychiatric Care NPs generally do not refill existing medications until they have had a chance to review treatment records and/or contact your previous psychiatric provider.

Follow-up appointments

Follow-up telepsychiatry visits for medication management and assessments range from approximately 30 minutes. During these visits, your provider also offers supportive psychotherapy to patients. Psychiatrists San Diego, Psychiatric Care NPs also offers follow-up life counseling and coaching. This service is well-suited for clients that are working on making positive lifestyle changes or for those who want to improve their mental and physical wellness. This supportive therapy approach is also ideal to clients wanting extra support with managing chronic health conditions.

Insurance and Payment

Psychiatrists San Diego, Psychiatric Care NPs is in-network with: CIGNA, Anthem Blue Cross PPO, United Healthcare, Optum, United Behavioral Health, UMR, Aetna, Meritain, GEHA, and Humana.

If you entered your current insurance information at the time of scheduling online, then our billing department will directly contact your insurance to determine your insurance benefits. After your appointment, your card on file will be charged what you owe based on your in-network insurance coverage. The cash pay rate without insurance for the Initial Psychiatric Evaluation is $289. For follow-up appointments, the cash pay rate is $159.

If your insurance is out of network then your provider can provide you with the needed documentation to submit to your insurance company as an out of network provider, however, please understand that if a claim is denied though then you will be responsible for your balance. Your provider is happy to discuss this with you when you make your appointment. Psychiatric services are covered under most comprehensive health insurance plans these days, but it is important that you find out for sure with your insurance.