Reaching Minds Psychiatry & Therapy
Everyone deserves access to high-quality mental health services.
We are a team of dedicated and compassionate mental health professionals who are committed to providing our clients with the care and support they need to lead fulfilling lives.
Contact us today to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced therapists. We look forward to working with you
National Alliance on Mental Illness
The Jed Foundation
Mental Health America
Anxiety and Depression Association of America
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Families for Depression Awareness
National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder
The TLC Foundation for Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors
Why See a Therapist?
Here are some signs that therapy may be beneficial
Need Some Help
You’re struggling with persistent feelings of sadness, anxiety, or anger that interfere with your daily life.
You’re experiencing difficulties in your relationships, whether it’s with your partner, family members, or friends.
Coping With Stress
You’re having trouble coping with stress and are turning to unhealthy coping mechanisms, such as substance use or self-harm.
What Our Patients Say
"Reaching Minds Psychiatry & Therapy came at a time when I really needed help. Dr Paul is so professional and easy to talk to, I felt at ease every step of the way."
"I recommend Dr Paul a 100%, you can see he cares about his patients and his staff are always so helpful when I am there."
Frequently asked questions.
What is the difference between a psychiatrist and a therapist?
A psychiatrist is a mental health provider who specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of mental health conditions. They can prescribe medication, provide psychotherapy, and offer other forms of treatment. A therapist, on the other hand, is a mental health professional who specializes in talk therapy and other forms of psychotherapy. They do not prescribe medication, but they can work with a psychiatrist to provide comprehensive care.
How do I know if I need therapy or medication?
The decision to pursue therapy, medication, or both depends on the nature and severity of your symptoms, as well as your personal preferences and treatment goals. In general, therapy is recommended for mild to moderate symptoms, while medication may be necessary for more severe or persistent symptoms. A psychiatrist or therapist can help you determine the best course of treatment for your individual needs.
What can I expect during my first appointment with a psychiatrist or therapist?
During your first appointment, your psychiatrist or therapist will likely ask you about your symptoms, medical history, and personal background. They may also administer assessments or screenings to help with diagnosis and treatment planning. This initial appointment is an opportunity for you to ask questions, discuss your treatment goals, and determine whether the psychiatrist or therapist is a good fit for you.
How long does therapy typically last?
The length of therapy varies depending on the nature and severity of your symptoms, as well as your treatment goals. In general, short-term therapy may last anywhere from 6 to 20 sessions, while long-term therapy may continue for several months or even years. Your therapist or psychiatrist will work with you to determine the most appropriate length of treatment for your individual needs.
Is therapy confidential?
Yes, therapy is confidential, meaning that your therapist or psychiatrist cannot share information about your treatment without your consent, except in certain circumstances such as if they believe you are at risk of harm to yourself or others. However, there are some limits to confidentiality that will be discussed during your first session.
How do I choose a therapist or psychiatrist?
When choosing a therapist or psychiatrist, it’s important to find someone who is licensed, experienced, and specializes in the type of treatment you need. You can ask for recommendations from your primary care physician, insurance company, or trusted friends and family members. You can also search for licensed mental health professionals through online directories or professional organizations. It’s important to schedule a consultation or initial appointment to ensure that the therapist or psychiatrist is a good fit for you.
How much does therapy or psychiatry cost?
The cost of therapy or psychiatry varies depending on the type of treatment, location, and insurance coverage. Many therapists and psychiatrists offer sliding scale fees or accept insurance, so it’s important to inquire about fees and coverage before beginning treatment. If you are uninsured or underinsured, there may be low-cost or free mental health services available in your community.