Now offering in-network therapy! Learn more

Best Practices on How to Choose a Psychiatrist

When it comes to your mental health, you deserve the best care possible. That’s why Neuro Wellness Spa offers innovative treatments from expert psychiatrists and psychiatric nurse practitioners. Our team is dedicated to helping each patient achieve their unique mental health goals. We understand that life is better when you’re feeling your best, which is why Neuro Wellness Spa offers convenient, affordable appointments that are covered by most insurance plans in Los Angeles.

What should you consider when choosing a psychiatrist?

It’s important to find the right psychiatrist for you because everyone’s mental health needs are different. A psychiatrist who is a good fit for one person may not be a good fit for another. That’s why it’s important to find a psychiatrist who understands your unique needs and can help you achieve your goals. It’s also important to choose a psychiatrist that convenient and affordable. That’s why at Neuro Wellness Spa, our psychiatry appointments are conducted in-person and online through a HIPAA-compliant video-conferencing platform which protects your confidentiality and privacy. This means you can skip the commute, and the wait, not have to take time off of work or school, and still receive prescriptions you need when you need them.

Three chairs in Neuro Wellness Spa's waiting room

What qualities should you look for in a psychiatrist?

Some qualities to look for in a psychiatrist include someone who is compassionate, someone who listens well, someone who is open-minded, and someone with whom you feel comfortable communicating. It’s also important that they have experience treating patients with symptoms similar to yours.

What are some questions you should ask a psychiatrist before seeking mental health care?

Choosing a psychiatrist is an important decision. At Neuro Wellness Spa, we want to make it easy for our patients to get the care they need. Our team of expert psychiatrists offers innovative treatments and high-quality mental health care, all in one place. Before you begin treatment with a psychiatrist, you might consider asking:

  • What is your experience with treating patients with symptoms like mine?
  • What are your treatment recommendations for me?
  • What is your treatment philosophy?
  • How often will we need to meet?
  • Are you covered by my insurance plan?
  • Do you offer alternative treatments to medication?

Do all psychiatrists offer the same types of treatments?

No! Psychiatrists are medical doctors who specialize in diagnosing and treating mental health conditions. Most psychiatrists use a combination of medication, psychotherapy, and other treatments to help patients manage their symptoms and improve their overall well-being. However, only some, specialty psychiatrists are able to offer the full spectrum of mental health treatments. At Neuro Wellness Spa, our providers offer can offer the most up-to-date psychiatric services for the best outcomes possible, including medication management, TMS therapy, MeRT, Spravato, and referrals for cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectic behavioral therapy (DBT), eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy (EMDR), hypnotherapy, psychodynamic therapy, and psychoanalysis.

You’re not alone. Here’s what patients are saying about Neuro Wellness Spa:

“I’ve been to a lot of psychiatrists and none have made me feel as comfortable as the psychiatrists at Neuro Wellness Spa. They are very knowledgeable and passionate about his work. I would highly recommend them to anyone!” -Elizabeth, 47

“My psychiatrist was so helpful and easy to talk to. Plus, I learned about other treatment options for my depression including TMS and Spravato. Great experience.” -Mark, 27

“My psychiatrist has been so helpful. Now, taking care of my mental health feels easy. I always receive my medication refills on time and, for the first time in my life, I learned about other treatments for my depression including TMS and Spravato.” -Margot, 23

Neuro Wellness Spa building that provides psychiatry in Manhattan Beach

Psychiatrist in Manhattan Beach

If you’re looking for a psychiatrist], look no further than Neuro Wellness Spa. With many psychiatry clinics across Los Angeles, our team of expert psychiatrists offers innovative treatments and high-quality mental health care, all in one place. Contact us today to schedule an appointment. We partner with each patient to understand their unique mental health goals and help them achieve long-lasting, transformative results because you deserve to feel better—and life feels better when you do.

• • Get in touch • •

Contact Us

    Could TMS Therapy Be Right For You?

    I struggle with depression, OCD or anxiety.

    I am experiencing sadness, low energy, difficulty sleeping, poor concentration, appetite changes, irritability or weight gain/loss.

    I have tried, or am currently on, 1 or more antidepressant medications.

    I have tried talk therapy

    Has your doctor/therapist suggested you try TMS?

    Mental Health, Reimagined.
    Call Us Today

    Call Us Today