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Telehealth Counseling, Mental Health Treatment In New York

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Looking for online counseling and mental health treatment? New York residents trust Dr. Lisette Akers and Superior Health Medical to deliver compassionate online therapy services and medication management.

Superior Health Medical recognizes the crucial need for quality mental health care and offers online mental health counseling and treatments tailored to the unique challenges faced by New York residents.

Whether it’s relationship issues, struggles with depression or anxiety, or medication management, Dr. Lisette Akers and the Superior Health Medical team are here to help you achieve well-being—all from the comfort of your own home!

Book an appointment with Dr. Lisette today!

What Online Counseling & Mental Health Treatment Can Help

At Superior Health Medical, we understand that every individual’s mental health journey is unique. Our online therapy services, online counseling, and medication management can help you address and treat a wide range of symptoms and disorders:

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Anxiety Symptoms

Anxiety disorders go beyond occasional worry or fear. They persist and can even grow worse over time, impacting daily activities such as job performance, schoolwork, and relationships. Symptoms of anxiety can include:

  • Constant and pervasive worrying or obsession about small or large concerns.
  • Feeling restless or on edge.
  • Difficulty concentrating.
  • Irritability.
  • Muscle tension or tension headaches.
  • Difficulty sleeping, including trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, restlessness during sleep, or unsatisfying sleep.
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Depression Symptoms

Depression, also known as major depressive disorder, is a condition that affects how you feel, think, and handle daily activities. Symptoms can persist for two weeks or longer and may include:

  • Persistent sad, anxious, or “empty” mood.
  • Feelings of hopelessness or pessimism.
  • Loss of interest or pleasure in hobbies and activities.
  • Decreased energy or fatigue.
  • Difficulty concentrating, remembering, or making decisions.
  • Insomnia or sleeping too much.
  • Thoughts of death or suicide.
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PTSD Symptoms

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can develop after exposure to a traumatic event. Symptoms can disrupt daily life and include:

  • Reliving the traumatic event, such as flashbacks or nightmares.
  • Avoidance of situations that bring back memories of the trauma.
  • Negative changes in beliefs and feelings, including persistent fear, guilt, or shame.
  • Hyperarousal, including being easily startled or feeling tense.
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Insomnia Treatment

Insomnia involves difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, or both. Chronic insomnia can lead to:

  • Fatigue.
  • Mood disturbances.
  • Difficulty concentrating.
  • Decreased performance at work or at school.
  • Weight gain.
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Bipolar Disorder Symptoms

Bipolar disorder is marked by extreme shifts in mood, energy, and activity levels. Symptoms vary but can include:

  • Manic episodes with feelings of high energy, reduced need for sleep, and increased talkativeness.
  • Depressive episodes characterized by hopelessness, lack of energy, and low self-esteem.
  • Possible psychotic symptoms like hallucinations or delusions.

What Our Patients Have Said

Dr. Akers is the best doctor I’ve probably ever had. I have had a horrible time through college and post grad trying to find a doctor. I came across her on my insurance’s app and thought to give online appointments a shot….. best idea ever. She is very personable and ACTUALLY listens!!! Coming from a last doctor who made me cry from horrible experiences to her is game changing. I had covid and sent her a message through her portal… within an hour she responded back and got me in same day for a late day appointment. She is absolutely amazing!

Olivia Trost | Jan 17, 2023

I can’t tell you how much I love Dr. Akers! She listens to my needs and we collaborate on plans to achieve my health and personal goals. If I could give a ten, I would!

Carol Bady | Jan 8, 2023

She very kind and sweet explaining how everything is going to be handled

Shae Roberts | Dec 22, 2023

Dr.Akers is so caring I’m so glad I found her she takes time with you Thank you so much

Robin Parker | Nov 22, 2023

Dr. Akers is a highly knowledgeable, experienced and passionate physician who helps her patients understand their medical needs while striving to guide them to their best health!

Diane Lancaster | Nov 18, 2023

Just love dr akers she’s so professional and so helpful ! So glad we found her again . We have had her for years . She’s the best !

j Lloyd | Nov 10, 2023

My appointment with Dr. Akers was absolutely phenomenal. The connection was outstanding and she took her time to talk with me today and cover all of my issues that are going on. I did not feel rushed nor was the call interrupted or the video disconnecting. I would absolutely recommend this provider. She is very knowledgeable and very compassionate bedside manner is Above and beyond

Lynne Brown | Oct 25, 2023

Dr Akers is the absolute best doctor I have ever had! She truly cares about her patients. I’ve had been going to her for years and was so thrilled when she opened her own practice. We picked up right we’re we left off and covered everything that I needed in one visit, with out feeling rushed or having to make multiple appointments. So happy to have her in my corner again!

Kerrie L. | May 10, 2023

I have searched high and low to find Dr Akers again! It is truly a blessing to find have a doctor that truly cares for you and takes the time with you and not treating you like a number! She listens and prepares your treatment to fit you! A true rare gem!

Lutisha W. | Apr 13, 2023

Im so grateful for finding Dr. Lisette Akers, she is an amazing doctor, she listened and understood my concerns, helped me with her amazing explanation. She really knows about what she’s talking about, she’s really really good! Loved my experience ❤️ I recommend her 100%!

Larissa C. | Feb 10, 2023

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Mental Health Treatments Superior Health Medical Provides

At Superior Health Medical, we understand the complexities of mental health and the importance of offering varied and effective treatment options. Our commitment is to provide comprehensive online therapy sessions and mental health services that address each patient’s unique mental health challenges, ensuring their path to recovery is both accessible and tailored to them.

Video Counseling

In today’s fast-paced digital age, in-person sessions aren’t always a possibility. That’s why we offer online therapy and online counseling services that provide an opportunity for patients to access professional mental health support through online sessions from the comfort of their homes.

Benefits of online sessions include:

  • Flexibility and Convenience: No need to commute or take time off work for in-person therapy. Schedule sessions with a New York mental health professional at times that suit your routine.
  • Safe Environment: Many individuals find it easier to open up and express themselves in a familiar environment, making their home an ideal setting.
  • Consistency: Without the barriers of physical location, patients are more likely to maintain regular appointments, ensuring consistent care.

Medication Management

Medication is a pivotal part of treating various mental health conditions. At Superior Health Medical, our online counseling and mental health services include prescription management. We provide:

  • Personalized Assessments: Before prescribing any medication, a thorough virtual therapy assessment is conducted to understand the patient’s medical history, current medications, and specific needs.
  • Medication Management: Regular virtual therapy check-ins ensure that any medication prescribed is effective and any side effects are managed. Adjustments are made as necessary to optimize treatment.
  • Education: Understanding your medication is key. We provide detailed information about any prescribed medication, its effects, potential side effects, and how it fits into your overall treatment plan through out online counseling.
  • Safe & Secure: Prescriptions are sent directly to your preferred pharmacy, ensuring privacy and convenience.

How Much Does Telehealth Counseling and/or Treatment Cost in New York?

Telehealth counseling and treatment costs can vary based on several factors, including the type and frequency of treatment, the specific needs of the patient, and more. At Superior Health Medical, we are dedicated to providing transparent pricing for online counseling sessions, ensuring our patients are always informed and can make decisions best suited to their budget and healthcare needs.

*Cost may be less with insurance

Does Insurance Cover Online Mental Health Care?

The good news is that many insurance providers recognize the importance of mental health care and are increasingly covering telehealth services. Specific coverage can vary depending on your insurance carrier and the specifics of your policy. 

We recommend contacting your insurance company directly to understand the extent of your coverage. Superior Health Medical also works closely with several insurance providers to ensure that the process is as seamless as possible for our patients. Our billing team is always available to assist with any questions or concerns regarding insurance and payment.

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Do I Have to Live in New York State?

You do not necessarily have to be a resident of New York State. However, certain regulations and licensure requirements may apply, especially when it comes to prescribing medications. It’s essential to check with our team before scheduling an appointment to ensure you can access our services fully. 

Additionally, we offer our services in several other states, ensuring that a wide range of patients can benefit from our expertise, regardless of their location.

Benefits of Online Mental Health Treatment in New York

At Superior Health Medical, we have tailored our online services to offer the most comprehensive and supportive care possible. This approach ensures that patients get the best out of their treatment. Some of the benefits of online therapy and mental health services include:

Accessibility at Home, Convenience

  • No Commuting Stress: Skip the hassle of traffic, long commutes, or finding parking spaces.
  • Flexible Scheduling: Whether you’re juggling a job, family responsibilities, or both, you can set appointments at times that work best for you.
  • Comfort Zone: Being in a familiar environment can make discussing personal issues more comfortable, facilitating better communication and treatment outcomes.

Complete Confidentiality, Always Secure

  • Privacy Assured: Our platform utilizes end-to-end encryption, ensuring that your conversations remain between you and your therapist.
  • HIPAA Compliant: We adhere to stringent medical standards and regulations, ensuring that your personal and medical data are always protected.
  • Discrete Treatment: If you prefer, there’s no need to tell anyone about your sessions. Seek treatment on your own terms.
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Call or Book Now to See How Superior Health Medical Can Help You

Dealing with mental health issues can often feel isolating, but you don’t have to navigate it alone. Dr. Lisette of Superior Health Medical is here to guide, support, and assist you every step of the way. 

Book an appointment today and realize a brighter, healthier tomorrow.

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