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Welcome to Cornerstone Psychiatric Services, Inc.
Currently, we are not taking any new patients for Psychotherapy Services as our therapists are at full capacity with current patients.
We are only accepting new patients for medication management services at this time.
Click the button above if interested in becoming a new patient
The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States. We're committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.
Effective May 12, 2023 and after this date (updated 5/10/23)
*If you are on a controlled substance : The DEA and SAMHSA federal agency have temporary extended authorization of telehealth appointments through November 11, 2023. In addtion, if you have establised an appointment in-person or telehealth prior to 11/11/2023, you can continue telehealth through 11/11/2024.
*We will no longer be able to use FaceTime, GoogleDuo, GoogleMeets for your virtual video telehealth. You must be able to connect via our HIPAA compliant telehealth/televisit system. So please contact our front office staff for any assistance or questions about our system.
*New patient appointments must be in office starting 11/11/2023. Telehealth is not available for a first visit appointment after 11/11/2023.
*Effective May 12, 2023, anyone wanting to do Telehealth, must complete the Telehealth Policy and Informed Consent for Telehealth prior to your appointment. This only needs to be completed once, unless your emergency contact changes, in this case please complete and update with a new Consent form.
EMHA Virtual Care App
Apple App Store: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/emha-virtual-care/id1506206249
Google Play App Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.emh.videocall&hl=en
Some insurance carriers are allowing and/or adding Telehealth visits to part of the benefit plan. Please call your insurance plan and ask the following:
1.) Is Telehealth benefit covered after COVID-19 National Public Health Emergency (PHE) order?
2.) Do I need authorization for Telehealth service? If so, get your authorization and provide this to the front office staff.
*After your telehealth visit, a member of the front staff will call you to schedule a follow-up appointment. The front office staff will also collect any copay/coinsurance/deductible amounts over the phone with credit card payments. If you do not hear from the front office staff within 2 hours after your appointment, please contact us at 941-488-8884.
During Coronavirus pandemic
Mask policy is based on current local community risk level. Please follow the specified Mask Policy below based on Sarasota County current risk level.
CURRENT RISK LEVEL: LOW
For HIGH risk level: Masking indoors is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED for all individuals no matter vaccination status.
For Medium risk level: Masking is OPTIONAL for Vaccinated Individuals and STRONGLY RECOMMENDED for Unvaccinated Individuals. This is for the health and safety of you, other patients and our staff.
For Low risk level: Masking is OPTIONAL for vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals. However, strongly recommend to mask if you have high-risk medical condition(s).
IIf you are not vaccinated or fully vaccinated for COVID-19, we highly recommend that you go get a COVID-19 vaccination or complete your vaccination status to "fully" vaccinated. We are all in this together and lets start working together to reduce the health risks and lives due to COVID-19. Thank you.
We have removed some chairs in the lobby area. Therefore, if you arrive and there is not a seat available, we kindly ask that you wait outside the front office door until you see a seat become available. Another option is to please wait in your vehicle until your appointment time and come up at that time.
Our hallway is narrow, so we ask that you please do your best in maintaining distance when walking down the hallway. Once inside your provider office, your seat will be at minimum 6 feet distance from your provider.
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We are located at the corner of Venice Avenue and Auburn Rd. We are on the second floor of the building. Lobby entrance is on the West side of the building through double glass doors. The building is located next to (and shares parking lot) Moose Lodge and American Legion.
The diagnosis and treatment of clinical depression and other psychiatric disorders requires a physician or qualified mental health professional. The information provided through this website is intended for informational purposes only. None of the information on this website is a substitute for a diagnosis for mental illness by a physician or qualified mental health professional.
The screening test on this website is intended solely for the purposes of identifying the symptoms of depressive disorders, and is not designed to provide a diagnosis. Additionally, the screening test on this website is not appropriate for, and should not be completed by, persons under age 18. Persons under age 18 with depressive symptoms are advised to talk with their parents or guardians about receiving a clinical evaluation from a physician or qualified mental health professional.
Cornerstone Psychiatric Services, Inc. has not made any independent investigation of any provider/organization listed and has not verified the credentials of any provider/organization not owned or employed by Cornerstone Psychiatric. Cornerstone Psychiatric Services, Inc. and its staff shall have no liability for claims by, or damages of any kind whatsoever to, a user of this website or any other person for a decision or action taken in reliance on the information contained on this website. Such damages include, without limitation, direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages.
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