Learn more about yourself and your condition with expert psychiatric services including diagnostic assessments and medication management for a variety of mental health disorders. Our advanced practice psychiatric nurses are doctorally prepared professionals who apply nursing theory that enlists a holistic approach to the diagnosis and treatment of mental health conditions. Dr.Olson and Dr. Szabo use a variety of psychiatric assessment techniques, counseling services, and education to help clients understand their diagnosis, treatment options, and health behaviors to improve overall wellness.
Follow-up medication management appointments range from 20 – 30 minutes depending upon complexity, individual needs and questions. Attention is paid to current symptoms, stressors, life events, and other mental health care related issues. When necessary, your provider may order labs, sleep studies, or other types of tests such as neuropsychological or psychological testing. Based on individual goals, there may also be discussions about diet – including vitamins and supplements, caffeine, alcohol and other substances, exercise, and the use of leisure time.
When needed, medications can be a powerful tool in the treatment of mental illness.
Frequently Asked Questions about Medication Management Services:
There are many different types of medications that are used to treat mental disorders. As a group, these medications are known as psychotropics. Sometimes, medications that are indicated for other health conditions may also be used to treat specific symptoms associated with certain disorders or to augment the effects of a psychotropic.
Medications do not necessarily offer a cure, but they can greatly improve one’s ability to function and succeed in obtaining a higher state of wellness. Unfortunately, there are common misconceptions about psychotropic medications that need to be corrected.
The most commonly prescribed psychotropics include:
- Antimanics or mood stabilizers
We are located near the intersection of Zachary Lane & Weaver Lake Road in Maple Grove. We are easily accessible to those in the surrounding communities of Osseo, Rogers, Plymouth, Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Champlin, and Minneapolis. We welcome you to our office and look forward to knowing you!