For the safety of our patients and staff, Richardson Psychiatric has transitioned all appointments to secure virtual visits via video or phone. Office staff is still available by phone during normal business hours. Please call us at 724-657-1881 with any questions.
11 Shenango Road, Suite 1
New Castle, PA 16105
724.657.1881
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PSYCHIATRIC EVALUATION

The purpose of a psychiatric evaluation is to diagnose, emotional, behavioral or developmental conditions or disorders. This initial evaluation provided by either the psychiatrist or nurse practitioner is comprehensive but medical in nature. It will explore many aspects and typically will last 45 minutes. Upon completion of the evaluation, the doctor or nurse practitioner will arrive at a psychiatric diagnosis and may prescribe medication. Referrals to therapists may also be offered as additional treatment for symptoms accompanying the diagnosis.

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