New Patient Telepsychiatry Scheduling

On this page you can schedule a psychiatric evaluation with medication management 24 hours a day. We have created a completely automated and streamlined intake process for your convenience. Just follow our simple 2-step process as outlined below.

To ensure we can provide the service you are seeking please click on each statement below before proceeding to step two.

At this time all patients must be 18 years of age or older.

We can only provide services to patients located in Maryland. During the COVID state of emergency temporary exceptions can be made to provide service to those located in some other states, but email us first to discuss specifics. Serious inquiries only please.

We are formally (voluntarily) opted out of Medicare. At this time we are not able to offer the private contracts Medicare would require to treat Medicare patients.

Because this is a private, outpatient, Telemedicine practice, it is not the appropriate setting to provide crisis intervention services. The individual requesting the appointment must be able to complete a medical history questionnaire and consent forms independently. If their current state of mind does not permit this, it is a strong indicator that we would not be able to safely treat the individual in this setting. If you or someone you know are suicidal please get help immediately by calling 911 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.

We do not provide any services or documentation regarding legal matters such as competency or custody disputes. We provide psychotropic medication management services. While we may provide FMLA or disability support as an adjunct service for long-term patients who develop a need, we do not provide this service for new patients.

Controlled substances are medications with special federal scheduling due to their addictive potential and risk.

We are very successful at treating anxiety and insomnia, but we do not prescribe benzodiazepines (xanax, ativan, valium, etc.) or hypnotics (ambien, lunesta etc.) for either daily or long-term occasional use. They are rarely prescribed and only for brief durations. Want to know why? Click here to read an article outlining some of the many reasons. We want to help our patients and these medications typically cause far more problems than they solve.

If you receive a new attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnosis from us, we require new patients to trial (FDA approved) non-controlled medications for ADHD for an adequate length of time before we consider prescribing controlled medications in treatment. If you are already receiving controlled medications for ADHD we will need to obtain records from your previous provider and also agree with the diagnosis before we will continue controlled substances.

Within 24 hours of requesting an appointment you will receive an email from our electronic medical record provider “Simple Practice” providing you a unique account to access our secure, HIPAA-compliant portal. Inside the secure patient portal you will be asked to review and electronically sign our policies, complete a history questionnaire, and upload a photo ID. A psychiatric provider will then review the documents you have submitted and confirm (or in rare cases, deny) your appointment request. When you request an appointment we hold that time exclusively for you, so we kindly ask for serious requests only. If you prefer to pay via electronic check, email us to schedule.

Still need Help?

If you are having difficulties with the process please email us and we will be happy to help! All intake documentation is currently processed online. We are not currently accepting new patient requests or scheduling via phone.

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