Anyone else having trouble getting into psychiatry? I'm so desperate to get some sort of relief for my anxiety while I undergo long-term cognitive therapy, but truthfully it's been such a struggle to find somewhere that takes my insurance, and if they do they either have bad reviews or don't call me back after a month long wait list
Anxiety (Including GAD)
Because of the pandemic there has been an 20% increase in anxiety and depression. It could be 3 weeks or 3 months to get into anybody.
I would talk to your doctor about care until you get into somebody. They aren't always the best but it's better than nothing.
And ask about Gene testing. They are finding out that they get a better fit for you about what meds work best for your body. It's still kinda a guessing game but it really narrows things down and gets you on the right meds faster.
Check out psychologytoday.com put in your area and insurance and up will pop the next available. I got in the same week!
They are also mostly virtual.
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