Great Lakes Psychiatric - Training, Teaching and Consulting provides evidence-based practice support and resources to mental health providers, including medication management and psychotherapies so that they can best serve their consumers.
Our outpatient mental health practice serves Emmet, Cheboygan, Charlevoix, Antrim, and Grand Traverse Counties. Along with a majority of the Upper Pennisula, and some parts of Canada. We offer access in our rural communities to board certified psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, Master Social Workers, and support staff. Medication management is provided partially via tele-medicine, which the patient views the health care professional on our 60-inch life size monitor. We offer on sight medication management with our mental health nurse practitioners. Our accomodations offer seating for individual up to group sessions with the doctor. The registered nurse serves as your on site video liason. Our Nurse Practitioners see patients part time on site as well as via tele-med. Great Lakes also offers neuropsych testings and ADHD testings.
We bring integrated health care to the Northern Michigan area. We work close with primary care or other health care providers and other therapists to ensure clients receive complete treatment and support necessary for optimal health.
We are excited to announce our newest addition for medication management Natalie Ducastel, PMHNP-BC! She is accepting patients 18+ years of age and will be available live in office Monday - Thursdays. Her professional history includes working in facilities and state hospitals. Moving to Northern Michigan she is excited to provide services and scheduling for August 2018. Geraldine Dorris, PMHNP-BC has also joined the Great Lakes team and provides services on Mondays and Tuesdays specializing in adult medication management. Carrie Harrison, LLMSW will be providing psychotherapy services for all age ranges of clients. She is looking forward to creating a new model of outdoor therapy as well! Great Lakes TTC also has evening appointments on Mondays to off set school and work schedules. Sebi Fistha, Lpc - Phd Cand. is offering ADHD testing along with other neuropsych testings, he is currently a PhD candidate defending his dicertation and will be fully credentialed within the year. We bill for Blue Cross Blue Shield, BCN, Priority Health, McLaren-Commercial, Medicare, and Tricare. We do provide billing services for other insurance companies.
Geraldine Dorris, PMHNP-BC and Natalie Ducastel, PMHNP-BC are still accepting new patient for medication management. Carrie Harrison, LLMSW and Derek Johnson, LMSW continue to see patients for supportive psychotherapy - Mondays through Fridays. Evening and weekend sessions on case-by-case basis. We provide psychiatrists on staff to work with our LMSW to provide medication management in adjunction to psychotherapy. Great Lakes Psychiatric does provide services for clients age 5 and older.