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Watch this video as Dr. Gilbert Tamakloe, Medical Director of the Behavioral Health Specialists group, discusses depression and the many factors that contribute to this disorder.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between a psychiatrist, an advanced registered nurse practitioner, a licensed clinical social worker, a licensed clinical social worker and licensed mental health counselor?

A psychiatrist is a medical doctor who provides psychiatric evaluations and prescribes medication. An advanced registered nurse practitioner provides psychiatric evaluations and prescribes medication under the supervision of a physician. Licensed social workers and licensed mental health counselors are masters level clinicians who provide therapy.

  • A psychiatrist is a medical doctor who provides psychiatric evaluations and prescribes medication.
  • An advanced registered nurse practitioner provides psychiatric evaluations and prescribes medication under the supervision of a physician.
  • Licensed social workers and licensed mental health counselors are masters-level clinicians who provide therapy.

How often do I have to attend and for how long?

Depending upon your individual situation, you and your clinician will discuss and agree upon recommended frequency. This will be influenced by your needs and progress, to be continually assessed.

Do I have to receive medication if I come to a behavioral specialist provider?

No, not necessarily. You and the clinician will discuss and decide during the evaluation, if medication is recommended.

What if I don’t have insurance or you don’t accept my insurance?

We offer a self-pay rate for patients who are unable to use insurance.

Languages offered

English and Spanish

Insurance Plans Accepted

  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Care Plus
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Healthchoice
  • Lifesynch
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid (secondary only)
  • Physicians United Plan
  • Psychcare
  • United Behavioral Health
  • And others – please call the office at 407.262.2220 for more information about other plans we accept