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Consult a Psychiatrist Online

Dr.Roshan Jain

Dr.Roshan Jain

MBBS JJMMC Karnataka
MRCP Psychiatry UK
MMedSc Univ of Nottingham,UK

22+ years of experienceSpeaks Hindi, English

₹ 1500
per consultation

Dr.Ratnarakshit Ingole

Dr.Ratnarakshit Ingole

MBBS Maharasthra University of Health Sciences, Nashik
MD Psychiatry (PGIMER, Chandigarh)

8+ years of experienceSpeaks Hindi, English

₹ 800
per consultation

Consult Top Psychiatrists Online on DocGenie

On DocGenie, we have a band of highly qualified and experienced psychiatrists who give you the best online psychiatric consultation.

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health issues are also taking a toll on many of us. If you are having issues that are beyond your control do consult a psychiatrist near you. You can also go for psychiatrist consultation with our expert psychiatrists online now and be sure that your privacy is totally ensured with us.


What do our Psychiatrists Do?

DocGenie has some of the best psychiatrists on board who are highly skilled at addressing any issue you might be facing. In case you are going through depression, anxiety, trauma, or similar such disorders, our online counsellors and mental health experts will duly assess your condition and provide advice instantly. Our highly acclaimed mental health specialist doctors are known for listening without discrimination; studying symptoms meticulously, and after proper and thorough psychological evaluations and tests, suggesting future course of actions. You can search for ‘psychiatrist near me’ and book a session with one of our psychiatrists. In case you need a psychiatrist consultation urgently, for conditions like depression, search ‘psychiatrist near me for depression’ and you will be directed to the nearest psychiatrist in your locality.

Moreover, to get a second opinion about your existing condition, you can go for an online chat with one of our specialists.


You can consult a psychiatrist for the following issues -

  • Experiencing symptoms like depression, anxiety, trauma, or similar such disorders
  • Already diagnosed with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, or any other mental illness
  • Concerned about stress levels, or alcohol addiction
  • Undergoing medications to treat a mental illness
  • Experiencing suicidal thoughts

If you are suffering from high stress levels, go for a stress assessment test from home. Moreover, you can also do an alcohol risk assessment test to make sure you are within the safe range.


What Do Psychiatrists Treat ?

Mental illness is as real as physical ailment and needs proper medical attention and care. Psychiatrists treat depression and other mental health issues and have professional qualifications to recommend cure and medications. They are also skilled to guide you through psychotherapy treatment.


Issues treated by psychiatrists

Depression : In order to know if you are depressed you need to be aware of the symptoms of depression – which include loss of appetite, feeling isolated, sense of guilt etc. Reasons for depression are countless. If you think you are experiencing issues with your mental health and wellbeing that are similar to depression, consult a mental health specialist for your condition.

Anxiety : This mental health condition has symptoms like recurrent anxiety attacks, numbness, and loss of confidence. Causes of anxiety are multiple and a number of factors are involved which can be genetics or environmental. Those suffering from anxiety generally also suffer from depression. Severe anxiety disorders require medication or psychotherapy, while the mild cases are normally treated with definitive lifestyle changes and therapy.

Bipolarity : Frequent and alternating show of intense emotions, including sadness, excitement and excessive energy are characteristics of Bipolar disorder. Symptoms of this disorder are mania or hypomania that is emotional highs and lows. Treatment includes a blend of medication and psychotherapy.

Schizophrenia and psychotic behaviour : These are mental disorders that are common among adults or young adults. Symptoms include delusions, hallucinations, disorganized thinking or strange motor behaviour.

Neuro-developmental problems : These disorders include conditions like dyslexia, autism, speech disorders, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Neuro-developmental problems are often seen in children during infancy or childhood. Getting an online counsellor or online psychologist on your side is a great way to deal with the situation and stay equipped to steer along more efficiently.

Gender dysphoria : Those afflicted with this condition struggle to identify their assigned genders and are often very uncomfortable with their body and also find it difficult to associate them with gender- specific roles. People with dysphoria are not mentally ill, but their conflict might lead to depression, anxiety, and other mental health problems.

Other various disorders : Mental illness is a vast field and includes an array of issues like personality disorders, sexual problems, neurocognitive disorders, eating, sleeping disorders, etc. You need to be aware of the symptoms in order to be able to identify the one and get expert treatment from a psychiatrist, either visiting physically or online.


FAQs

1. How do I know if I should see a psychiatrist?

In many cases when there are recurrent physical health problems without any specific cause, it is due to mental health conditions. If you are facing anything similar get in touch with an online counsellor or online psychiatrist. Physical health issues that have close links with mental disorders are sleeplessness, loss of appetite, weight loss etc.

2. What does a psychiatrist do?

Psychiatrists diagnose, prevent and treat physical and mental aspects of mental, behavioural or emotional conditions. They also prescribe medicines and provide psychotherapy for treating mental health issues.

3. What questions will a psychiatrist ask me?

It is the job of a psychiatrist to open up your mind, hence they are known to ask personal questions including your medical history, duration of medication, previous diagnosis and treatments and also psychiatric history of your family.

4. Can you tell your psychiatrist everything?

It is only when you open up completely that psychiatrists can help and guide you best. Hence, sharing everything that is in your mind, even if awkward, is encouraged. If you are seeking advice from a psychiatrist online, book an online session on DocGenie for your mental health and wellbeing.

5. What to expect when going to a psychiatrist?

A psychiatrist is trained to ask you questions about your life in order to better understand you. If you feel that you are not fully comfortable with the psychiatrist you are consulting, do reach out to another, for better results.

6. How can I test my mental health?

Mental health conditions can be best tested only by consulting a professional. On DocGenie, you can easily talk, chat or video-call top psychiatrists from the comfort and privacy of your home.