Reading, PA Psychiatrist & Psychiatric Services for Children, Teens, and Young Adults
North Star Psychiatry
Anxiety Treatment Psychiatrist Services in Reading, PA
Reading, PA is a city located in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It’s the fourth largest city in Pennsylvania and holds the county seat of Berks County. The city of Reading got its name from the Reading Railroad, which once carried coal from the Pennsylvania Coal Region to the eastern part of America. The Reading area provides its residents with many museums, bars, restaurants, and sporting stadiums. The Reading Public Museum contains artifacts from a wide range of eras and civilizations.
Reading, PA Depression Psychiatrist Treatment Services
Major depression can cause a person to become overcome with negative emotion, so it’s vital to recognize it for what it is: a medical condition that warrants treatment. It commonly affects things like sleep, energy, appetite, concentration, and interest in activities.
Dr. Rogers has extensive experience treating depression and has helped alleviate the symptoms of many people of all ages in Reading, PA. Contact us if you have any questions or call to schedule an appointment with a psychiatrist in the Reading area.
ADHD Treatment Psychiatrist Services in Reading, PA
Difficulty focusing is something we all experience from time to time, but, in some cases, it can be a symptom of ADHD. ADHD is often the diagnosis for people who, from a very young age have struggled with inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. There are three subtypes of ADHD which are predominantly inattentive, predominantly hyperactive/impulsive, and the combined subtype. ADHD can cause academic performances to suffer and can lead to problems with social functioning. Get in touch with us at North Star Psychiatry in Reading, PA if you have any questions or if you’d like to schedule an appointment.
Psychiatric Evaluation for Children & Adolescents in Reading PA
A psychiatric evaluation is a rigorous and exhaustive procedure that enables Reading, Pennsylvania’s children and adolescents to receive the appropriate mental health care. At North Star Psychiatry in Chester County, a child and adolescent evaluation takes Dr. Rogers between 1.5 and 2 hours. Typically, he will spend the first thirty to forty-five minutes of the session interviewing the parents about the child’s background and current concerns. He will then often do a diagnostic interview and assessment with the patient alone. Twenty to thirty minutes of the remaining appointment time will be devoted to meeting with the patient and his or her parents. He will present his results, inform the family of the diagnoses and treatment choices, and collaborate with them to build a treatment plan.
Psychiatric Evaluation for Young Adults in Reading, PA
Young adults in Reading, Pennsylvania is most likely to obtain adequate mental health services if they undergo a comprehensive evaluation by a psychiatrist. An adult mental evaluation at North Star Psychiatry takes Dr. Rogers approximately one and one-half hours. During the session, he will review the patient’s medical history and obtain a detailed description of how the symptoms have progressed over time. He will do a thorough diagnostic interview and mental health evaluation. During the last 20 to 30 minutes of the session, he will discuss his findings with the patient, provide education regarding diagnosis and treatment options, and collaborate with the patient to develop a treatment plan.