Frequently asked questions

How do I know if I need to see a Psychiatrist?


A psychiatrist is able to provide medications and therapy for a wide array of mental health needs. You do not need to have been formally diagnosed with a mental illness to see a Psychiatrist. Some people come into a Psychiatric setting to process stressful experiences including, but not limited to, going off to college, recent marriage or divorce, work related problems, relationship problems with friends, etc. Other people are seen for their first episode of depression, anxiety, are stable on ADHD medications and need medication refills, or have suffered with chronic mental health issues.




What psychiatric services are provided at Oceanview Psychiatry?


Dr. Dalechek utilizes a mix of treatments which are catered to each individual patient. She provides services for those suffering with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, personality disorders, substance issues, ADHD, and many other disorders. Treatments can include psychotherapy and/or medication management. Her psychotherapy experiences range from cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), psychodynamic psychotherapy, mentalization-based treatment (MBT), and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy. Medication management can be used in conjunction with therapy depending on a patient’s needs.




What forms of payment are accepted at Oceanview Psychiatry?


Cash, check, and credit card are accepted. Insurance, including Medicare, is not accepted. Dr. Dalechek can provide you the necessary paperwork in order to submit the cost of these services to your insurance company if needed. Patients must have a credit card on file from which services are charged immediately after the visit unless check or cash has been provided before the visit. Dr. Dalechek does not accept insurance as she wants to be able to provide the type of service she believes is best without the influence of an insurance company.




How much are the services?


Intake visit - 75 minutes - $325.00 Medication management - 25 minutes - $150.00 Therapy +/- medication management - 50 minutes - $225.00 Each service will be billed immediately after the session using the patient’s credit card. Cash and check must be collected prior to the session. No payment plans are accepted.




How can I schedule an appointment?


Please click the link “Contact Us" in the top right hand corner of the screen and fill out the information template. You should receive a response within 48 business hours which will include an invitation to use Luminello. Luminello is a patient portal used to schedule/reschedule/cancel appointments. Dr. Dalechek will send you patient forms once you have access to this portal. You also will need to input credit card information, which is encrypted, into the “billing” section of your profile in this patient portal.




What is the no-show policy?


If you do not show up for your appointment you will be charged the full cost of your visit. If you do not notify Dr. Dalechek 48 hours prior to the appointment via email or message through Luminello of your desire to cancel you will be charged for the full cost of your visit.




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“I have worked with Sarah as a physician for 3 years. She is very hardworking, honest, and smart. I would highly recommend her to any patients.” — Kevin Gao “I have worked with Dr. Dalechek for several years as a colleague. She has a broad and diverse set of experiences within the field of psychiatry that make her a great provider. In addition, she has a kind demeanor with people that makes building rapport easy. Please consider her for your mental health needs.” — Tommy Fu “I would highly recommend Dr. Dalechek. I have worked with her for several years and can attest to her skill and expertise in the field of psychiatry.”





Privacy Policy

Prior to your appointment we will send you a list of forms to be filled out electronically. One of the forms included is a HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices form which will detail your rights as a patient, the psychiatrist’s rights, and how private health information can be used with and without consent.

 

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