Psychotherapy is an immensely effective and powerful process to change behavior, overcome problems, help to adapt to stressful life circumstances and to treat psychiatric disorders. Psychotherapy may be used as a stand-alone treatment or in conjunction with treatment with psychiatric medication.
At Pegasus Psychiatry, psychotherapy can be provided by a psychiatrist, psychologist or psychotherapist. For patients who are prescribed medication for a psychiatric condition, combining psychotherapy and medication management often results in a synergy where positive treatment outcomes are strengthened and reinforced. There are different types of evidence-guided psychotherapies that require a psychotherapist with specific expertise, experience and training.