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Welcome to Shrink Savannah

Shrink Savannah Specializes in the Treatment of the Following:
  • ADHD

  • Anxiety Disorders

  • Bipolar Disorders

  • Bipolar Spectrum Mood Disorders

  • Depression

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorders

  • Post-traumatic Disorder

  • Substance Abuse Disorders

  • Schizophrenia

  • Suboxone Management

  • Treatment Resistant Depression​

 

WHAT TO EXPECT

First time patient appointments are typically 60 - 90 minutes. Follow up and medication management appointments are 15 - 30 minutes depending on need. 
 

Therapy/Counseling appointments are typically 60 minutes in length.​

 

INSURANCE PLANS ACCEPTED

The following Insurance plans listed below are accepted within our Practice. Some plans below may only be accepted by specific Providers. Please ensure the Provider you are scheduling with is covered under your selected health coverage. If your Insurance is not listed, please inquire when scheduling. Please be advised that our MD/PA-C/NP staff are out of network with Anthem BCBS and Tricare. (Dr. Nagelberg is in network so psychological and neuropsychological evaluations are covered.) 

 

  • Cigna

  • Healthgram

  • Integra/Maestro

  • Savannah Business Group

  • St. Joseph's/Candler

  • Memorial Health Partners

  • UMR

  • United Healthcare – Optum

  • United Healthcare - Student Resources (SCAD)

 

SELF PAY PATIENTS

For out of network patients, a per visit fee is charged depending on appointment needs and is payable upon your arrival. We accept cash as well as all major credit cards. Personal checks are not accepted under any circumstance.

PROFESSIONAL STAFF FEES

Psychiatrist, Dr. Chad Brock leads a team of experienced Psychiatrists, Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners who are able to diagnose, treat and prescribe medication to help Shrink Savannah maintain the highest level of professional service.

  • New patient appointment:                      60 Minutes           $300.00

  • Follow up appointment:                          15 - 30 Minutes    $95.00-$145.00

  • Psychological/Neurological evaluation:  Varies

 

THERAPIST COST 

The Therapy/Counseling team at Shrink Savannah has a diverse background and range of specialities.

  • New patient appointment:                      60 Minutes           $200.00

  • Follow up appointment:                          60 Minutes           $140.00 – $200.00​

EXPECTATIONS

Payment is rendered at the time of service. We accept cash as well as Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express. Personal checks are not accepted.

We reserve your appointment time specifically for you and you alone. For this reason, our office charges for cancellations without 24 hours notice. No shows will be charged.

 

If your appointment falls on a Monday or following a holiday, fill out our contact form to let us know. We appreciate your understanding.

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How do I know if I need to seek the help of a mental health professional?

If several of the following are occurring, it may useful to follow up with a mental health professional:

 

Withdrawal

Recent social withdrawal and loss of interest in others
 

Drop in functioning

An unusual drop in functioning, at school, work or social activities, such as quitting sports, failing in school or difficulty performing familiar tasks
 

Problems thinking

Problems with concentration, memory or logical thought and speech that are hard to explain
 

Increased sensitivity

Heightened sensitivity to sights, sounds, smells or touch; avoidance of over-stimulating situations
 

Apathy
Loss of initiative or desire to participate in any activity
 

Feeling disconnected
A vague feeling of being disconnected from oneself or one’s surroundings; a sense of unreality
 

Illogical thinking
Unusual or exaggerated beliefs about personal powers to understand meanings or influence events; illogical or “magical” thinking typical of childhood in an adult
 

Nervousness
Fear or suspiciousness of others or a strong nervous feeling
 

Unusual behavior
Odd, uncharacteristic, peculiar behavior

Sleep or appetite changes
Dramatic sleep and appetite changes or decline in personal care

Mood changes
Rapid or dramatic shifts in feelings

One or two of these symptoms alone can’t predict a mental illness. But if a person is experiencing several at one time and the symptoms are causing serious problems in the ability to study, work or relate to others, he/she should be seen by a mental health professional.

 

Emergencies

People with suicidal thoughts or intent, or thoughts of harming others, need immediate attention and are advised to call 911 or 988.

988 offers 24/7 access to trained crisis counselors who can help people experiencing mental health-related distress.

That could be:

  • Thoughts of suicide

  • Mental health or substance use crisis, or

  • Any other kind of emotion distress

 

Anyone can call or text 988 or chat 988lifeline.org for themselves or if they are worried about a loved one who may need crisis support. 988 serves as a universal entry point so that no matter where you live in the United States, you can reach a trained crisis counselor who can help.