Frequently Asked Qustions
How do I set up an appointment at the Mount Vernon Counseling Center?
What happens during a counseling session at Mount Vernon Counseling Center?
What are your office hours?
What are your fees?
Do you take insurance?
What is your cancellation policy?
Will I need to take medications?
Many mental health issues can be successfully treated without the use of medications. However consulting a counselor for psychotherapy does not necessarily mean you will need to take medications. You need to keep your counselor informed of the medications you’re already taking. When there’s agreement between you and your counselor that medication should be taken, the counselor will discuss best referral options with you. For any medication prescriptions a psychiatrist will have to be consulted.
What are the different types of mental health professionals?
There are many types of mental health professionals. Finding the right one for you may require some research. We’ve listed some examples here. There are mental health professionals who can provide psychological assessments and therapy such as a clinical psychologist.
There are also another set of mental health professionals who can provide counseling with proper training and assessments. This may include Individual and Marital Counselor, Substance Abuse Counselor and Therapists.In addition there are mental health professionals who can prescribe medication. These include Psychiatrists or Child/Adolescent Psychiatrists.Check Mount Vernon Center’s well experienced team of mental health professionals here .