Medication Management

Medication Management at Lukin Center

Work with an expert to achieve the results you want.

Medications can be a vital part of your mental and emotional health care, helping to ease or eliminate symptoms of anxiety, depression, or other conditions so you can live the life you want. Medications can also make psychotherapy more effective by helping to control symptoms so that you can focus on changing your behaviors, beliefs, and patterns.

Medication Management helps you get the results you want from your prescriptions.

Each medication will affect each person differently. This happens because of body chemistry, medical history, other medications, certain diagnoses, or lifestyle factors.  Ongoing Medication Management with Lukin Center’s psychiatric experts gives you the peace of mind that you’re taking the right medication, at the right dosage, for the best results.

Medication Management at a glance:

  • Addresses uncomfortable or disruptive symptoms 
  • Helps with ongoing check-ins and adjustments
  • Medication prescribed and managed by Lukin Center’s psychiatric experts
  • Boost the effectiveness of therapy
  • Understand your medications, side effects, and risks
  • Close monitoring for safe, effective medication therapy
Mental health medication

Ongoing Medication Management can be the key to getting —and keeping—symptoms under control.

What can you expect from Medication Management at Lukin Center? 

Thorough Evaluation

Before starting any medication regimen, you’ll meet one on one with Dr. Mandel to discuss your symptoms, medical history, lifestyle, current prescriptions, and goals. He might check for vitamin or hormone deficiencies, or take a look at genetic factors that might be affecting your mental health. Together, you’ll look at the big picture and decide if medication management is right for you. 

Ongoing Monitoring

Once you begin taking medication(s), you’ll have regular check-ins with Lukin Center’s psychiatric experts. Each Medication Management session takes about 30 minutes. During that time, you’ll discuss your current symptoms, side effects, and goals for the session. Lukin Center’s psychiatric experts will make adjustments to your prescriptions and answer any questions you have.

Education & Guidance

Once you begin taking medication(s), you’ll have regular check-ins with Lukin Center’s psychiatric experts. Each Medication Management session takes about 30 minutes. During that time, you’ll discuss your current symptoms, side effects, and goals for the session. Lukin Center’s psychiatric experts will make adjustments to your prescriptions and answer any questions you have.

Lifestyle Interventions

Once you begin taking medication(s), you’ll have regular check-ins with Lukin Center’s psychiatric experts. Each Medication Management session takes about 30 minutes. During that time, you’ll discuss your current symptoms, side effects, and goals for the session. Lukin Center’s psychiatric experts will make adjustments to your prescriptions and answer any questions you have.

Coordinated Care

If you choose Lukin Center for both Medication Management and Psychotherapy, Dr. Mandel and your Lukin Center therapist will coordinate their treatment efforts so you get the most effective, coordinated care possible.

Is Medication Management Right for You? 

At Lukin Center, we know Medication Management to be an effective, proven treatment for many people. Medication management with Lukin Center’s psychiatric experts will help you:

  • Decide on a medication plan
  • Monitor effectiveness
  • Understand your medications’ purpose
  • Understand safety and risks with each medication
  • Make sure you’re taking the most effective dose
  • Integrate medication with psychotherapy

You’re in Great Hands Here

Lukin Center is one of the only practices in Northern New Jersey offering medication management, psychotherapy, and evaluations in one place. 

That means no more relaying your symptoms and issues between separate therapist and psychiatrist offices. Medication Management at Lukin Center is always provided by a highly trained psychiatrist who is invested in your success and working as part of a team to help you reach your goals.

Like all of our clinicians, our psychiatry and medication management professionals are dedicated to ongoing training and education to make sure you get the best treatment experience possible.