Telepsychiatry for Deerfield, IL

Photo of Irina Salabai, APRN, PMHNP-B, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Irina Salabai
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, PMHNP-B
Verified Verified
Deerfield, IL 60015
I am a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) working with children, adolescents, and adults. I am a patient-centered, compassionate, dedicated, and attentive PMHNP who enjoys working with patients diagnosed with anxiety, depression, insomnia, PTSD, ADHD, bipolar disorder, mood disorder, self-injurious behaviors, chemical dependency, postpartum, etc. I deliver care that is empathetic, compassionate, and evidence based. I take time to listen and to understand each person's unique needs. I aim to provide and maintain a safe, non-judgmental, and supportive therapeutic environment.
I am a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) working with children, adolescents, and adults. I am a patient-centered, compassionate, dedicated, and attentive PMHNP who enjoys working with patients diagnosed with anxiety, depression, insomnia, PTSD, ADHD, bipolar disorder, mood disorder, self-injurious behaviors, chemical dependency, postpartum, etc. I deliver care that is empathetic, compassionate, and evidence based. I take time to listen and to understand each person's unique needs. I aim to provide and maintain a safe, non-judgmental, and supportive therapeutic environment.
(888) 628-6100 View (888) 628-6100
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Silver Lining Behavioral Health
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, LCSW, NP, CADC, LCPC
Verified Verified
Deerfield, IL 60015
Silver Lining Behavioral Health clinicians are skilled in treating various issues ranging from the physiological manifestation of depression and anxiety to life-stage issues. Everyone is unique, so our treatment planning considers the client’s age, cultural background, socioeconomic status, ethnic background, and physical health. With proper permission, Silver Lining therapists collaborate with healthcare providers and other multidisciplinary healthcare professionals when necessary. We pride ourselves on our knowledge of the healthcare system and numerous resources.
Silver Lining Behavioral Health clinicians are skilled in treating various issues ranging from the physiological manifestation of depression and anxiety to life-stage issues. Everyone is unique, so our treatment planning considers the client’s age, cultural background, socioeconomic status, ethnic background, and physical health. With proper permission, Silver Lining therapists collaborate with healthcare providers and other multidisciplinary healthcare professionals when necessary. We pride ourselves on our knowledge of the healthcare system and numerous resources.
(708) 729-8882 View (708) 729-8882
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Miroslaw Jan Walo
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Deerfield, IL 60015
I am Child, Adolescent , and Adult Psychiatrist. I was first trained in General Psychiatry at Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University and then I finished fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Chicago Ann & Robert H. Lurie. I am Board Certified by American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology American Board of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
I am Child, Adolescent , and Adult Psychiatrist. I was first trained in General Psychiatry at Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University and then I finished fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Chicago Ann & Robert H. Lurie. I am Board Certified by American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology American Board of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
(847) 307-7868 View (847) 307-7868
Photo of Albina Knight, PMHNP, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Albina Knight
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified Verified
Deerfield, IL 60015
I am a dually board-certified Nurse Practitioner with over 20 years of nursing experience. I hold a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) and a Family Nurse Practitioner certification. In my holistic practice, I provide mental health care services to adolescents and adults. I believe in integrative care that is based on the empathic understanding of my client’s physical, psychological, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing.
I am a dually board-certified Nurse Practitioner with over 20 years of nursing experience. I hold a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) and a Family Nurse Practitioner certification. In my holistic practice, I provide mental health care services to adolescents and adults. I believe in integrative care that is based on the empathic understanding of my client’s physical, psychological, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing.
(708) 300-1461 View (708) 300-1461
Online Psychiatrists

Is online therapy as effective as in-person?

Numerous studies suggest that online therapy can be as effective as in-person therapy. However, further research is needed to determine if online therapy provides the same benefits across all client populations. Individuals with severe mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, or those who may benefit from in-person check-ins, like those with eating disorders, may not experience the same level of benefit from online therapy. Nonetheless, the success of online therapy, much like in-person therapy, often hinges on the quality of the therapeutic relationship between the therapist and the client rather than the specific modality of therapy used.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of therapy conducted online?

One of the main advantages of online therapy is its convenience for both clients and therapists. It also allows clients who require specialized therapy to access a wider range of professionals than they could with only in-person sessions. Additionally, online therapy may be a more affordable option in some cases and often offers the same insurance benefits as in-person therapy. However, online therapy may not be suitable for everyone, especially those who value face-to-face interaction with a therapist. Therapists may find it more challenging to assess clients accurately in an online setting due to reduced nonverbal cues on camera. There is also the increased risk that disruptions caused by external factors, such as technology malfunctions, can hinder the therapy session. For these reasons, many therapists offer a "hybrid" therapeutic approach, alternating between seeing clients in-person and online.

Is online therapy suitable for children and adolescents?

Just like with adults, the accessibility and convenience of online therapy can greatly benefit children and adolescents. In fact, children and adolescents may be more accustomed to navigating online platforms than older adults, making online sessions feel more natural for them. Teens might also be interested in using additional online tools, such as therapist-recommended apps, as an adjunct to online therapy sessions. Apps for developing CBT skills, practicing mindfulness exercises, or tracking thoughts and moods can be helpful for teens receiving therapy. However, it's important to note that not all therapeutic modalities are well-suited to online therapy, especially those used with younger children. For example, play therapy, which helps younger children express their emotions, often requires in-person sessions to be fully effective.

Can I receive prescriptions and medication management with online therapy?

The ability for psychiatrists to prescribe medications through online therapy varies based on the medication and the states where the medical professional and client are located. While many prescribing regulations were relaxed during the COVID-19 pandemic, some states still enforce rules, especially concerning controlled substances, which may mandate an in-person visit before prescribing. Generally, however, medical professionals can prescribe non-controlled substances through online therapy sessions just as they do during in-person sessions.