Dr. Nagaraja provides Psychiatric evaluation and treatment services. He sees the following common mental and neurological conditions in his practice: Mood disorders like Depression and Bipolar, Anxiety disorders like Phobia and Post-traumatic Stress, Addictive disorders, Chronic Pain, behavioral problems like ADHD, perceptual disorders like Schizophrenia and geriatric disorders like Alzheimers dementia.
When you first meet with Dr. Nagaraja, he will perform a complete history and focused physical exam. He will review biological and environmental factors contributing to your condition. At the conclusion of the initial visit, he will discuss possible diagnoses and offer treatment options. Treatment options will include one or more of the following: psychotherapy/counseling, dietary changes, medications, holistic treatments like acupuncture, and referral to other specialists. Acupuncture is one of the oldest forms of medicine and is effective for Pain problems, Migraines and certain mental disorders.
If you are struggling with an addiction, Dr Nagaraja will review additional treatment options, including buprenorphine (trade name: Suboxone) and substance abuse counseling.
We are pleased to offer counseling services with Marc Linovitz, LCSW. Marc provides therapy for a wide range of mental health conditions. He treats individuals and families and runs our weekly Substance Dependency group on Tuesdays. Marc completed his Masters in Social Work from Wayne State University and has extensive experience working in school settings.
After your initial visit, our staff will schedule you for a 15-60 minute follow up appointment. This will usually occur 1-4 weeks after the initial visit. During this time, medication doses may be adjusted, blood tests may be ordered, psychotherapy progress may be assessed.
Follow up appointments will be scheduled according to individual patient needs. At your first appointment, please bring the following:
- ID card
- Health Insurance card (Dr Nagaraja accepts most Anthem, Aetna and Cigna plans)
- Current list of medications
- Copies of most recent blood test results
Please refer to our Intake Forms page.