Psychiatrists in Springfield, IL

Reviewed by: Michelle Dees, MD
psychiatrists in Springfield, IL

Michelle Dees, MD

Board Certified Psychiatrist

Dr. Dees is a Board Certified Washington University-trained Psychiatrist, who specializes in treating anxiety, mood disorders, and depression with the use of TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation).

Yuliya Ihlitskaya

PMHNP-BC

Yuliya is a Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who specializes in depression, anxiety, mood disorders, and sleep disorders. She is also certified in SkinPen micro needling.

Raymond Bryant

PMHNP-BC

Raymond is a Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who specializes in depression, anxiety, mood disorders, and sleep disorders.

Taylor McDowell

PA-C

Taylor is a Board-Certified Physician Assistant. He graduated from Frostburg State University in 2021 and is trained in General Psychiatry including anxiety, depression, mood disorders, and sleep disorders. 

Zach Schreiber

PA-C

Zach is a board-certified Physician Assistant. He graduated from Frostburg State University in 2021 and is trained in General Psychiatry, including anxiety, depression, mood disorders, and sleep disorders. Additionally, he practices Emergency Medicine as a Physician Assistant.

Alan Stuart

PA-C

Alan is a board-certified Physician Assistant. He graduated from Nova Southeastern University in 2020 and is trained in General Psychiatry, including anxiety, depression, mood disorders, and sleep disorders. He is fluent in English and Russian.

Pearle Olatunji

PMHNP-BC

Pearle is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner graduate who specializes in depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and PTSD.

Kalindi Patel

PMHNP-BC

Kalindi is a psychiatric nurse practitioner graduate who specializes in depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and PTSD.

Mandy Lusung

PMHNP-BC

Mandy is a psychiatric nurse practitioner graduate who specializes in depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and PTSD.

Jennifer Buggeln

LCSW

Jennifer is a trained licensed clinical social worker specializing in helping individuals manage mood disorders, self-esteem, anxiety, relationship dynamics, grief, loss, coping with stress, and life transitions. Jennifer utilizes evidenced-based practices including CBT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy), Psychodynamic, Mindfulness, Motivation Interviewing (MI), and Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT).

Lyn Matsey

LCSW

Lynjunita “Lyn” is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a specialization in mental health treatment and demonstrated clinical management, education and training, and therapeutic counseling skills.

She is also a certified case manager, with over 16 years of experience, working with clients with behavioral health conditions utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Psychosocial therapeutic techniques.

Her specializations include the treatment of depression, mood and anxiety disorders, and crisis intervention.

Kelli Farlow

LCSW

Kelli is a University of Chicago trained licensed clinical social worker specializing in helping individuals manage mood disorders, self-esteem, anxiety, relationship dynamics, grief, loss, coping with stress, and life transitions. Kelli utilizes evidenced-based practices including DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy), Psychodynamic, Mindfulness, Motivation Interviewing (MI), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).

Alison Chruscinski

LCSW, CTTP

Alison is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Trauma Treatment Professional with over a decade of experience. She works to create a judgment-free, safe environment using a strength-based, holistic approach to meet clients’ individual needs. She incorporates a supportive, solution-focused, trauma-informed approach to help clients challenge unhealthy patterns holding them back from reaching their goals. Alison has extensive training in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), though this is just one of the many tools in her toolbox.

Her specialties are PTSD, Depression, Anxiety, Mood Disorders, Relationship Issues, and Life Transitions.

Samantha Schachter

LPCC

Samantha recently graduated from DePaul University as a Licensed Professional Counselor. She is supervised by Dr. Michelle Dees. She also has a wide range of experiences with depression,  anxiety/phobias, and mood disorders.

Samantha practices from a strengths-based approach and utilizes CBT. She believes that each individual needs to be reminded of their worth, the obstacles they’ve overcome, the strengths they possess, and the resilience that lies within them.

Online Therapy in Springfield, IL

At Luxury Psychiatry, we are proud to offer our expert psychiatric services to the residents of Springfield, IL. Our team of highly trained psychiatrists is dedicated to providing comprehensive mental health care tailored to meet the unique needs of each patient. Whether you are dealing with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, or any other mental health condition, our psychiatrists are equipped with the knowledge and experience to help you manage and overcome these challenges.

Our approach to psychiatry in Springfield emphasizes a holistic and personalized treatment plan. We understand that mental health is multifaceted and requires a nuanced approach that considers all aspects of a patient’s life. By integrating medication management, psychotherapy, and innovative treatments like Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) therapy, we aim to deliver the highest standard of care. Our goal is to help our patients achieve long-term mental wellness and improve their quality of life.

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About Our Psychiatry Services

At Luxury Psychiatry, we offer a comprehensive range of psychiatric services designed to address various mental health needs. Our services include online therapy, which provides a convenient and flexible option for those who may have difficulty attending in-person sessions. Through secure and confidential video conferencing, our patients can receive the same high-quality care from the comfort of their own homes. Online therapy is particularly beneficial for individuals with busy schedules, mobility issues, or those who prefer the privacy of their own space.

Psychotherapy is another cornerstone of our practice, offering a safe and supportive environment for patients to explore their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Our skilled therapists utilize evidence-based approaches such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and psychodynamic therapy to help patients gain insight and develop coping strategies. By addressing the underlying issues contributing to mental health challenges, psychotherapy can lead to significant improvements in emotional well-being and overall functioning.

Medication management is an essential component of our psychiatric services, ensuring that patients receive the most appropriate and effective medications for their conditions. Our psychiatrists conduct thorough evaluations to determine the best treatment plan, taking into account each patient’s unique medical history and current symptoms. We provide ongoing monitoring and adjustments to medication regimens to optimize therapeutic outcomes and minimize side effects. This integrated approach ensures that patients receive holistic care tailored to their individual needs.

We treat a wide range of mental health conditions, including:

Benefits of Psychiatry in Springfield, IL

Choosing Luxury Psychiatry for your mental health needs in Springfield, IL, offers numerous benefits. Our expert team provides personalized care in a comfortable and supportive environment, ensuring that you receive the highest standard of treatment. Here are some key advantages of our psychiatric services:

Personalized Treatment Plans

At Luxury Psychiatry, we believe that each patient is unique, and so are their mental health needs. Our psychiatrists take the time to thoroughly assess each individual’s condition and develop personalized treatment plans that address specific symptoms and underlying issues. This tailored approach ensures that patients receive the most effective and appropriate care for their situation.

Access to Advanced Therapies

We offer access to advanced therapies that may not be readily available elsewhere in Springfield. Our services include innovative treatments like Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) therapy, which can be particularly beneficial for patients who have not responded to traditional treatments. By incorporating the latest advancements in psychiatric care, we provide our patients with cutting-edge options for improving their mental health.

Holistic Approach to Mental Health

Our holistic approach to mental health care integrates various treatment modalities to address the full spectrum of our patients' needs. By combining psychotherapy, medication management, and lifestyle interventions, we aim to treat the whole person rather than just their symptoms. This comprehensive approach promotes long-term recovery and overall well-being.

Convenient and Flexible Care Options

Understanding the demands of modern life, we offer convenient and flexible care options, including online therapy sessions. This allows patients to receive high-quality psychiatric care without the need to travel, making it easier to fit treatment into their busy schedules. Our goal is to make mental health care accessible and convenient for everyone in the Springfield community.

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FAQ About Psychiatrists in Springfield

To find a psychiatrist in Springfield, you can use the Luxury Psychiatry Directory located at the top of this page. This directory provides detailed information about our providers and their specialties. Alternatively, you can call the Luxury Psychiatry offices and speak directly with each practitioner to get a better feel for their approach and expertise. To ensure that our treatment is right for you, all of our providers offer discounted consultations, making it easy and affordable to start your mental health journey with us.

The primary difference between a psychologist and a psychiatrist is their training and approach to treatment. Psychiatrists are medical doctors who can prescribe medication and often focus on the biological aspects of mental health disorders. Psychologists typically have a doctoral degree in psychology and specialize in psychotherapy and behavioral interventions, but they do not prescribe medication.

A psychiatric nurse practitioner (PNP) is an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) who has specialized training in mental health care. PNPs can assess, diagnose, and treat mental health conditions, and they are qualified to prescribe medication. They often work in collaboration with psychiatrists to provide comprehensive mental health care.

Yes, psychiatrists are medical doctors who can prescribe medication as part of a treatment plan for mental health conditions. They use their medical training to evaluate patients and determine the most appropriate medication to help manage symptoms and improve overall mental health.

Many psychiatrists offer therapy in addition to medication management. They are trained in various therapeutic techniques and can provide psychotherapy as part of a comprehensive treatment plan. At Luxury Psychiatry, our psychiatrists integrate therapy and medication management to provide holistic care.

You might need a psychiatrist if you are experiencing severe or persistent mental health symptoms that interfere with your daily life, such as depression, anxiety, mood swings, or psychosis. If you have tried other treatments without success or require medication management, consulting a psychiatrist can be beneficial.

While some insurance plans may require a referral from a primary care physician to see a psychiatrist, it is not always necessary. It is advisable to check with your insurance provider for specific requirements. At Luxury Psychiatry, we can assist you in determining whether a referral is needed and help you navigate the process.

Schedule Your Online Psychiatry Visit Today

At Luxury Psychiatry, we are committed to providing exceptional mental health care to the residents of Springfield, IL. Our comprehensive range of services, from psychotherapy to medication management and advanced therapies like TMS, ensures that we can address your unique mental health needs with the highest level of expertise. By choosing Luxury Psychiatry, you are taking a significant step toward improving your mental well-being in a supportive and compassionate environment.

 

Don’t wait to start your journey to better mental health. Schedule your online psychiatry visit today and take advantage of our convenient and flexible care options. Our dedicated team is here to help you every step of the way, ensuring that you receive personalized and effective treatment. Contact us now to book your discounted consultation and discover how Luxury Psychiatry can make a difference in your life.

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