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Psychiatrists in Topeka


Advocating for you

A psychiatrist in Topeka is a medical doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating mental health and behavior challenges. Treatment may involve just one service or a combination of several services, including individual, group or family therapy; medication; and/or consultation with other physicians or professionals from the community. In addition, the psychiatrist acts as an advocate for the best interests of the person they serve.

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How it Works

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Psychiatrists use their knowledge of biological, psychological, developmental and social factors in working with people they serve. The psychiatrist evaluates the current problem and arrives at a diagnosis, which is shared with the person and their family. 

Then the psychiatrist tailors a treatment plan designed to meet the person’s unique needs and discusses it with them and their family. The plan may include a range of services, including individual, group or family therapy; community based services like case management or care coordination; and therapeutic group activities. Medication is an addition to treatment already in place and is often one of the last components added to the plan.

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A psychiatrist can help someone who:

  • Struggles to complete daily tasks or to enjoy themselves
  • Expresses suicidal ideas or who self-harms
  • Is likely to need medication as part of their treatment
  • Requires admission to a hospital
  • Has hallucinations (sees or hears things that aren’t here) or delusions (strong beliefs or ideas that aren’t true)
  • Has complex mental health needs
  • Continues to experience problems despite help from other mental health professionals.

Psychiatrists in Topeka can help individuals and their families manage a broad range of conditions, including anxiety, depression,  trauma and substance use disorders.

Why choose FSGC

Family Service & Guidance Center is a community mental health center that has extensive experience and expertise in meeting the mental health care needs of children, teens and families.

We serve nearly 10,000 individuals and families from more than 20 Kansas counties with direct clinical services, education and outreach. Our highly trained, dedicated professionals are here to help through psychiatry services in Topeka.

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We know how tough everyday life can be. FSGC can help. Visit the “Get Started” page now and pre-register yourself or your child for mental health services in Topeka at Family Service & Guidance Center. The sooner you get started, the sooner you’ll begin to heal.

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