Psychotherapy referral for CBT


Education, including health promotion, maintenance, and psychosocial needs

· Importance of medication

· Discussed current tobacco use. NRT not indicated.

· Safety planning

· Discuss worsening sx and when to contact office or report to ED

 Psychiatric History: The Clinical Interview – Psychiatry | Lecturio – YouTube 

Give a brief summary of your thoughts about a psychiatric mental health initial assessment.  Why is this critical to the care of the mental health patient?  What areas were you surprised to see on a psychiatric mental health initial assessment?  (minimum250 words, APA styles)