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Mental Health

Mental Health services offered in Fairfax, VA

Your mental health is as important as your physical health. When you’re struggling with poor mental health or a mental illness, the team at Northern Virginia Psychiatric Group in Fairfax, Virginia, can help. The psychiatry practice can provide the services you need, including psychiatric evaluations, psychotherapy, and medication management. For comprehensive mental health care, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.

Mental Health Q&A

What is mental health?

Mental health refers to how you feel, think, and behave. It’s the well-being of your emotional, psychological, and social state. 

Your mental health affects the choices you make, how you interact with others, and how well you handle stress. It’s an important part of your overall health throughout every stage of your life.

Many factors influence mental health, including genetics, life experiences, and biology. 

Who needs mental health services?

Anyone struggling with poor mental health or a mental illness benefits from mental health services at Northern Virginia Psychiatric Group. Poor mental health isn’t the same as mental illness. However, they both affect how you think, feel, and behave.

You may need mental health services if you’re struggling with:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Grief
  • Mood disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Postpartum depression
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Trauma
  • Addiction
  • Substance abuse
  • Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Relationship problems
  • Stress
  • Insomnia
  • Eating disorder
  • Hoarding
  • Trichotillomania
  • Test anxiety

The team at Northern Virginia Psychiatric Group provides mental health services for all ages and needs. 

What are some of the mental health services?

Northern Virginia Psychiatric Group offers many mental health services. These services include:

Pediatric/Adolescent mental health

Mental wellness is important at every age. To meet the needs of children and teens, Northern Virginia Psychiatric Group provides comprehensive child/adolescent mental health services. Presently we are able to provide counseling/psychotherapy for children 11 or younger and  counseling/psychotherapy and medication mangment services for adolescents age 12 or older.

Counseling

Counseling is a service where you meet with a professional who provides advice and guidance for situations that cause distress. Northern Virginia Psychiatric Group provides individual counseling, family counseling, and relationship counseling.

Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy is a form of talk therapy that involves various types of therapeutic methods that aim to improve how you think, feel, and behave. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), Interpersonal psychotherpay (IPT), motivational interviewing (MI) and psychodynamic therapy are types of psychotherapy.

Medication management

When you’re struggling with symptoms of a mental health condition, you may benefit from psychiatric medication. With medication management at Northern Virginia Psychiatric Group, the team helps you find the right medication to manage your symptoms.

Psychiatry

The team at Northern Virginia Psychiatric Group includes psychiatrists who can assess, diagnose, and treat psychological conditions.

Your mental health is important for your overall health. When you're struggling with mental health symptoms, the team at Northern Virginia Psychiatric Group can help. Call the office or schedule an appointment online today.

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