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Initial Psychiatric Evaluation

Health & Psychiatry

Psychiatrist located across Florida

Mental health is essential at every stage of life, from childhood to adolescence through adulthood. Your mental wellness may be affected by a traumatic event, medication, stress, or a mental health disorder, which may prevent you from living your life to the fullest. Experienced psychiatrist Dinar Sajan, MD, and her team at Health & Psychiatry offices across Florida, specialize in mental health conditions and performs comprehensive initial psychiatric evaluations to assess mental health and develop targeted treatment plans. Call the office nearest you, or request an appointment online to schedule your initial psychiatric evaluation.

Initial Psychiatric Evaluation FAQs

What is an initial psychiatric evaluation?

The initial psychiatric evaluation is a comprehensive exam Dr. Sajan and her team use at Health & Psychiatry to assess mental wellness and assist with the development of your personalized treatment plan. The evaluation provides valuable information and identifies the biological, psychological, and social factors that may contribute to your mental health symptoms. 

At Health & Psychiatry, Dr. Sajan and her team recognize that your mental wellness needs are unique to you and influenced by many factors, including your genetics, the environment, and your personal life experiences. The information gathered during your initial psychiatric evaluation allows Dr. Sajan and her team to understand your unique health and wellness needs better so she can develop an effective treatment plan. 

Who needs an initial psychiatric evaluation?

At Health & Psychiatry, Dr. Sajan and her team perform an initial psychiatric evaluation on all new patients seeking psychiatric services. She’s an experienced psychiatrist and specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of many common mental health conditions, including:

  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Substance abuse
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Panic disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Phobias
  • Psychosis
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Dementia
  • Schizoaffective disorder

The team also specializes in treatment-resistant depression and offers innovative, cutting-edge treatments to help her patients get relief from their symptoms, including transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) therapy. Before recommending the noninvasive in-office procedure, she always performs an initial psychiatric evaluation to ensure she provides you with the most effective treatment. 

What can I expect during an initial psychiatric evaluation?

You can expect a comprehensive exam during your initial psychiatric evaluation at Health & Psychiatry. During the exam, Dr. Sajan and her team ask detailed questions about your symptoms, medical and mental health history, family history, and lifestyle. 

They then identify the biological, psychological, and social factors affecting your mental wellness. Lab work may also be requested to confirm or rule out an underlying medical condition to explain your symptoms. 

Dr. Sajan and her team use the information gathered during your initial psychiatric evaluation to develop your personalized treatment plan. Your treatment plan may include medication to address biological factors and therapy to address the psychological and social factors affecting your mental wellness.

For expert care of your mental wellness, call Health & Psychiatry or use the online tool to schedule your initial psychiatric evaluation today. 


What to Bring

1. Driver's License | 2. Insurance ID Card | 3. Prescription Bottles