A psychiatrist is a licensed medical doctor who specializes in treating mental illnesses. Unlike a therapist, a psychiatrist can prescribe medication in addition to therapy or other treatments for various mental illnesses. But finding the right psychiatrist who understands your needs and suggests the best solutions can seem a daunting task. It is always aRead More
Meet Dr. Karen Yan
We welcome Dr. Karen Yan, our newest RIVIA team member. Dr. Yan was a practicing corporate lawyer before deciding to pursue her MD in Psychiatry. Interested in booking an appointment with Dr. Yan? Get to know more about her. You were a lawyer before becoming a doctor, what made you pursue your medical degree inRead More
How Does Psychotherapy Work?
Sometimes, life events can cause us to feel lost, frustrated, confused, or hopeless. When these feelings take over your daily life and begin affecting your relationships, it is time to seek professional help and treatment, which you can find through psychotherapy. What Is Psychotherapy? Psychotherapy is a treatment used for mental health problems, in whichRead More