Alpine Psychiatry in King of Prussia (KOP), Pennsylvania, offers comprehensive psychiatric evaluation and, at times, medications to treat mental illnesses like bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Nina Patel, CRNP, PMHNP-BC, and Vince Di Antonio, CRNP, PMHNP-BC, provide comprehensive psychiatric evaluations for children and adults. They use the established assessment guidelines and take a compassionate and holistic approach to help participants throughout each review. Learn more about available psychiatric evaluations by calling or texting Alpine Psychiatry today. You can also request more information online, which is fast and convenient.
A comprehensive evaluation at Alpine Psychiatry frequently includes the following:
When a treatable problem is identified, recommendations are provided, and a specific treatment plan is developed.
Evaluation by a child psychiatric nurse practitioner is appropriate for any child with emotional or behavioral problems. Most children with serious emotional and behavioral problems need a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation.
Alpine Psychiatry’s child and adolescent psychiatric nurse practitioners are specifically skilled and trained in conducting comprehensive psychiatric evaluations with children, adolescents, and families.
Comprehensive psychiatric evaluations for children usually require a few hours over one or more office visits for the child and parents. With the parents' permission, other significant people in the child’s life, such as relatives, family physicians, or school personnel, may be contacted for additional information.
Parents are often worried about how they will be viewed during the evaluation. Child psychiatric nurse practitioners are there to support families and to be a partner, not to judge or blame. They listen to concerns and help the child, adolescent, and family define the evaluation goals. Make sure to ask any questions regarding terms you don’t understand.
During your comprehensive psychiatric evaluation at Alpine Psychiatry, your provider is looking for any signs or symptoms of mental illness and mental health conditions, such as:
After thoroughly evaluating your physical and mental health, Alpine Psychiatry licensed practitioners determine if treatment suits your needs based on your or your child’s condition.
Your provider may request laboratory studies (if needed) such as blood tests, X-rays, or special assessments like psychological, educational, speech, and language evaluations.
To learn more about what’s involved in a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation, call or text Alpine Psychiatry, or request more information online now. Telemedicine services are also available.