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Psychiatric Services
Physician Office Services

Licking Memorial Outpatient Psychiatric Services include physician services of general psychiatry. Our physicians provide comprehensive assessments in the specialty of psychiatry, as well as ongoing treatment and medication management when appropriate. They consult with the primary care providers and specialists, and make referrals to individual or group therapy when appropriate.

A Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) also provides individual and family therapy. The LISW works independently or conjointly with the psychiatrist or psychologist to provide comprehensive service. For physician office services, call (220) 564-4873.

Adult Inpatient Psychiatric Services - Acute crisis intervention with the emphasis on strengthening the individual’s coping skills.

Psychiatric disorders treated include:
  • Depression
  • Mood disorders
  • Anxiety and stress-related conditions
  • Psychosis
  • Suicidal thought or behavior
The team of licensed professionals providing care is comprised of:
  • Psychiatrists
  • Licensed independent social workers
  • Licensed professional counselors
  • Occupational therapists
  • Certified occupational therapist assistants
  • Registered nurses
Each patient has a complete medical examination at the onset of treatment. The patient’s treatment plan is individualized to meet the patient's specific needs. Family involvement is important. A Licensed Independent Social Worker and Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor are available to meet with family members.  Treatment may include:
  • Individual and group therapies
  • Education in community resources
  • Communication skills
  • Stress management
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Social skills
  • Medication
For more information or a referral, call (220) 563-HEAL (4325), and ask to speak with the inpatient psychiatric and detoxification unit.