Seattle Telehealth & Office Visits

Washington telehealth is here to stay. We offer telehealth psychiatry in Seattle and greater Washington.

We offer in-office visits for vaccinated patients. Please reach out to request an office appointment.

In-office sessions

A calming, comfortable space for in-person sessions in the heart of Ballard. There is ample paid parking for $3-$5 in the rear of the building. It is possible to find street parking.

remote sessions

The convenience of Seattle telehealth psychiatry using a HIPAA-compliant service accessible with your phone, tablet, or laptop (must have camera/microphone).

Seattle Telehealth Psychiatry: Services Provided

Brief Psychotherapy

We are here to listen to you and your story. We will not just pass you a prescription and bustle you from the room after five minutes. Instead, we provide up to 30 minute follow-up sessions where we examine your life’s challenges and formulate holistic solutions together.

Medication Management

When using medications, we practice from a foundation of using the fewest amount of medications, at the lowest dosages, for the shortest period of time.

We take the time to educate you on what you’re being prescribed, why, and the benefits and risks, so that you can make an informed decision.

Remember that we are chemical creatures. When dosed correctly, medications will not change who you are. 

If unwanted effects do occur, they are often temporary and mild and usually resolve upon discontinuation of the medication. Your provider is a phone call away.

Coaching & Education

Wellness requires active management of the balance between body, mind, and spirit. We emphasize the importance of:

  • Healthy diet
  • Regular exercise
  • Meditation/Mindfulness
  • Developing healthy coping skills
  • Alternative & complimentary medicine

Treatment Specialties

Anxiety

Anxiety disorders normally affect about 20% of U.S. adults per year, and more than 30% experience significant anxiety at some point in their lives. During COVID19, anxiety disorder rates rose to between 35%-50% of the population. Your anxiety might manifest as excessively worrying about anything and everything. You may be irritable or unable to focus. Muscles can ache or feel tense. Sleep may be shallow, restless, or unsatisfying. You may have even experienced panic attacks. Take the first step to feeling better.

Depression

Depression is extremely common worldwide and a leading cause of non-fatal health loss for the past thirty years. The CDC estimates about 27 percent of Americans have experienced Major Depression during COVID19, three times as many people as before the pandemic. You might have noticed changes in your appetite, sleep, or energy. You might feel worthless or not be able to enjoy things like before. We are here to support you.

Adult ADHD

Characterized by inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity, Adult ADHD affects about 5% of the adult population. Adult ADHD can be crippling and is rarely experienced alone. You might also have sleep problems, binge eat, feel anxious and depressed, or use alcohol or drugs to compensate. 75% of adults with ADHD experience at least one of these. Let us help.

Alcohol Use Disorder

Problem drinking. Binge drinking. Alcohol addiction. Alcoholism. The name doesn't matter if you've lost control. Nearly half of all those with alcohol use disorder have co-occurring depression, anxiety, ADHD, or bipolar disorder. If alcohol is negatively affecting your life and you feel powerless to stop, we can help.

common questions

There is a lot directly behind the building. Rates are $3 for one hour and $5 for two hours. There is another lot on Leary Ave. There is sometimes street parking in front, but restaurants and shops are outside until May due to COVID.

Initial sessions are 50 minutes long and include a full psychiatric evaluation with your history, your symptoms, your goals, your challenges. Follow-up sessions are 20 minutes long and include brief psychotherapy and medication management.

We are out of network for all insurance. We can provide a superbill you may submit to your insurance for reimbursement. Because we are out of network, your private records will never be released to any insurance company.

Every client’s needs are unique. On average, clients come monthly. Some come every other month. Some come every six months. Your treatment plan will be tailored just for you.

Yes, almost entirely. We do have a duty to report certain threats of violence or crimes against children or the elderly. 

Please see our concierge fee for service model. In return for reasonable fees, you will receive timely and excellent care, the ability to call your provider directly, and same or next day appointments in many cases. Your insurance may reimburse you for part of the cost.

Research has shown similar patient outcomes between remote and in-office sessions. One major difference is that a provider cannot prescribe any controlled substances without first seeing the patient in person due to the Ryan-Haight Act of 2008. This rule has been suspended during the National Health Emergency and the DEA may promulgate new rules for remote providers in the near future.

Medications are prescribed during appointments, and your provider will ensure you have enough medication in between appointments. If you need your provider to call in medications in between appointments, there may be a fee. Controlled substances can generally not be replaced if lost/stolen, and cannot be prescribed in between appointments. Requests for refills may take up to 72 hours, so please plan accordingly.

Get directions. In the heart of Old Ballard, at 5325 Ballard Ave NW, Suite 208, Seattle, WA 98107.

The most convenient way is to use our online system to book, reschedule, or cancel appointments.