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Doctors Who Treat Mental Illness

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Prior to scheduling your first appointment, think about the things you would like to know about your potential new doctor and/or therapist. Questions you may want to ask about include:

  • His or her education, licensure, and years in practice
  • Fees, lengths of sessions, insurance coverage, policies around missed appointments, and office hours
  • His or her availability in case of an emergency
  • His or her treatment approach and philosophy
  • His or her specialization by age group or particular disorder

 

 

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Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg, MD on February 08, 2014

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