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Get a Diagnosis for Your Mental Health

Get a Diagnosis for Your Mental Health

Suspect a mental health issue? Get an in-depth evaluation by a senior psychiatrist, followed by diagnosis, prescription and ongoing care.

Conducted by a Psychiatrist

Receive Diagnosis and Treatment Plan

First session of 45 mins

Online | Via Video

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How it works:

Step #1: Select Psychiatrist | Schedule a video appointment

Explore psychiatrist profiles and select the best fit.

You’ll be connected to your chosen psychiatrist within 1 week to set up the initial evaluation through a video appointment.

Step#2: Receive Diagnosis and Treatment Plan

  • Initial evaluation is a 45-minute video session
  • During the appointment your psychiatrist will talk to you about your symptoms, thoughts, feelings and behaviour patterns. 
  • Receive Diagnosis
  • Psychoeducation + Initial discussion on treatment plan and, if appropriate, medication prescription.

Step #3: Continued Care

Schedule follow up sessions as needed - to monitor progress, for therapy and medication management.

Note: Note: Initial evaluations may sometimes require follow-up sessions, assessments, lab tests, or physical exams. You will be briefed accordingly. Your psychiatrist might ask you to involve family members or close friends to provide information about your symptoms.

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Assessments & Diagnosis | Psycho-education | Continued Care

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Conditions diagnosed/addressed with SoulUp Psychiatry

SoulUp's online psychiatry services can help to address a variety of mental health conditions with diagnosis and treatment plans including prescription medication. Common conditions treated with SoulUp Psychiatry include:

  • Stress
  • Anxiety Disorder & Social Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Insomnia
  • Panic Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
  • Prolonged sadness, depression or apathy
  • Thoughts or statements about suicide or harming others
  • Substance misuse
  • Extreme mood swings
  • Excessive anger, hostility or violent behaviour

When is a psychiatric evaluation or treatment needed?

Each mental health condition has its own signs and symptoms. In general, however, professional help might be needed if you experience:

  • Marked changes in personality, eating or sleeping patterns
  • An inability to cope with problems or daily activities
  • Feeling of disconnection or withdrawal from normal activities
  • Unusual or "magical" thinking
  • Excessive anxiety
  • Prolonged sadness, depression or apathy
  • Thoughts or statements about suicide or harming others
  • Substance misuse
  • Extreme mood swings
  • Excessive anger, hostility or violent behaviour


How to Prepare for an Initial Evaluation?

Before your appointment, it’s helpful to prepare by making a list of:

  • Any symptoms you or those close to you have observed, and their duration.
  • Key personal information, such as past traumatic events and current major stressors.
  • Your medical history, including other physical or mental health conditions.
  • All medications you take, including prescriptions, over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and supplements, along with their doses.
  • Questions you want to ask to make the most of your appointment.

What Can I Expect from My First Psychiatry Appointment?

The first session focuses on getting to know you. Your online psychiatrist will ask about your medical and psychological history, including any medications you’re taking and the mental health symptoms you’re experiencing. They will then provide recommendations for further treatment, including any necessary prescription medications.

Can an Online Psychiatrist Diagnose?

Yes, online psychiatrists can diagnose mental health conditions and create treatment plans, just like in-person providers. Schedule a video assessment to meet with a mental health professional from anywhere, at any time. After signing up, SoulUp connects you with your chosen psychiatrist within a week for an evaluation, prescription, and ongoing care for conditions like depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and more.

What is the Difference Between Therapy and Psychiatry?

Both therapy and psychiatry play vital roles in mental health treatment. In therapy, licensed therapists help you address personal challenges and develop coping skills and healthy habits, but they cannot prescribe medication. Psychiatry, on the other hand, involves prescribing and monitoring medication to manage mental health symptoms. Psychiatrists and psychiatric nurse practitioners are licensed medical providers specializing in mental health treatment and medication management.