Frequently, emotional difficulties accompany a physical illness and may affect the ability to manage everyday life. Long-term mental illness can have devastating effects on individuals and families. Jacinto Medical Group counseling and psychiatry services at the Psychiatry Department provide confidential and high-quality mental health care to individuals, families, adolescents and children. Both of our psychiatrists are board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Jacinto Medical Group’s Psychiatry Department offers counseling and psychiatric care for medically necessary services covered through patients’ medical insurance. The Geriatric Network is a specialized mental health program that provides mental health care to adults over 60 years of age. Jacinto Medical Group also offers a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program. The Mental Health Parity Act (A.B. 88) provides for expanded mental health coverage for patients with some serious mental illnesses. Our Psychiatry Department is a contracted provider for a number of mental health insurances:
Please call Jacinto Medical Group Psychiatry Department for the most current information on insurance.
Jacinto Medical Group’s skilled, objective professionals can provide compassionate and confidential counseling or psychiatric care when needed. The staff will work with you and your Primary Care Physician to ensure that both your emotional and physical health needs are addressed.
In general, you do not need a Primary Care Physician referral to access Jacinto Medical Group counseling and psychiatry services. In addition, the Psychiatry Department staff will work with you to maximize insurance benefits. Most insurance companies require an authorization for mental health services. Please call the number on the back of your insurance card and request an authorization to see a Jacinto Medical Group Psychiatry Department counselor or psychiatrist.