Bethlehem, PA Psychiatrist & Psychiatric Services for Children, Teens, and Young Adults
North Star Psychiatry
Anxiety Treatment Psychiatrist Services in Bethlehem, PA
Bethlehem is the seventh-largest city, in terms of population, in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Bethlehem area has a population of about seventy-five thousand people. Bethlehem, PA has filled a lot of roles in the history of the United States including that of the second-largest steel producer in the United States after Pittsburgh. Bethlehem is notable for many things, one of which is its higher education institutions including Lehigh University. It offers degrees in various fields including Arts, Science, Business Administration, Engineering, Education, and Philosophy.
Bethlehem, PA Depression Psychiatrist Treatment Services
With life comes a balance of positive and negative emotions for each one of us, but major depressive disorder can tilt that balance towards purely negative emotions. Major Depressive Disorder is serious and it’s important to recognize it is a medical condition that warrants treatment. It impairs an individual’s ability to function in daily life, affecting sleep, energy, appetite, concentration, and interest in activities.
Dr. Rogers is a psychiatrist with extensive experience working with children, teens, and adults with depression and has helped many people recover from this terrible illness in Bethlehem, PA. Contact us today for more information or to make an appointment in the Bethlehem area.
ADHD Treatment Psychiatrist Services in Bethlehem, PA
Not everyone with attentional difficulties has ADHD. In fact, difficulty focusing is a common symptom of both depression and anxiety. Some individuals, however, from a very young age, struggle with inattention, hyperactivity, impulsivity, or a combination of these symptoms. For these individuals, ADHD is a likely culprit. There are three subtypes of ADHD which are predominantly inattentive, predominantly hyperactive/impulsive, and the combined subtype. ADHD can be damaging to a young person’s functioning when it comes to academics or socialization. Call North Star Psychiatry in Bethlehem, PA if you have any questions or if you’d like to schedule an appointment.
Psychiatric Evaluation for Children & Adolescents in Merion PA
A psychiatric evaluation is a rigorous and exhaustive process that allows children and adolescents in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania to receive the required mental health care. Dr. Rogers devotes between 1.5 and 2 hours to a child and adolescent evaluation at North Star Psychiatry in Chester County. Typically, he will spend the first thirty to forty-five minutes of a session discussing with the parents to acquire a history of the kid and a review of current concerns. Then, he will often meet with the patient alone for a diagnostic interview and evaluation. The remaining 20 to 30 minutes of the appointment will be dedicated to meeting with the patient and his or her parents. He will share his findings, inform the family about the diagnosis and therapy choices, and collaborate with them to build a treatment plan.
Psychiatric Evaluation for Young Adults in Bethlehem, PA
The most effective way for young adults in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania to receive appropriate mental health services is through a thorough evaluation by a psychiatrist. Dr. Rogers spends between one and one-and-a-half hours on a mental evaluation of an adult at North Star Psychiatry. During the session, he will review the patient’s medical history and obtain a comprehensive account of how the symptoms have developed over time. He will do a comprehensive diagnostic interview and mental health screening. In the last 20 to 30 minutes of the consultation, he will discuss his findings with the patient, provide information about diagnosis and treatment options, and collaborate with the patient to develop a treatment plan.