How is Medication Management different from therapy?

Q: How is medication management different from therapy?


A: Understanding the distinction between medication management and therapy can help you navigate your mental health journey more effectively. 


In therapy, you engage in conversations to delve into your emotions, thoughts, and behaviors. The focus is on gaining insights, learning coping strategies, and making positive changes in your life through talk-based sessions.


On the other hand, medication management involves consultations with a physician or nurse practitioner for a thorough medical evaluation. During these sessions, your healthcare provider assesses your condition and discusses potential medical interventions that can complement your therapy. This may include starting new medications, adjusting dosages, or discontinuing current treatments to optimize your mental health care plan.


By combining therapy and medication management, you can benefit from a comprehensive approach that addresses both the psychological and physiological aspects of your well-being. Remember, we're here to support you every step of the way in finding the right balance for your mental health needs.


If you're interested in discussing your care needs with a medication manager, feel free to schedule an appointment through this link:

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