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RONALD LEE MD PSYCHIATRIST FOR ALL MA RESIDENTS

Just north of Downtown Boston, Cambridge is part of the Boston metropolitan area and is home to prestigious universities like Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). It ranked first in the best cities to live in among young professionals. It boasts a booming entertainment and food scene. However, it's also a city with 11.6% of adults struggling with mental health. So if you're planning on getting help and finding a telehealth psychiatrist, Cambridge has options for you to consider.

Seeking professional help in Cambridge can be achieved with Luminous Vitality's telehealth psychiatry. Luminous Vitality Behavioral Health is a private practice led by Dr. Ronald Lee, a board-certified psychiatrist who can treat depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, and other mental health issues that need attention.

Luminous Vitality Behavioral Health offers psychiatric treatment through physical consultations and video visits for the following mental conditions:

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Eating disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Mood disorders
  • Severe trauma
  • Insomnia
  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders (E.g, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorders, mood disorders, etc.)

Holistic Telehealth Psychiatry In Cambridge

Dr. Ronald Lee of Luminous Vitality Behavioral Health has extensive clinical experience in incorporating psychiatric medications and psychological counseling with interactive video check-ins. He creates personalized treatment services for clients and their families using the following modalities:

  • Medication Management
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Motivational Interview Treatment

The multimodal treatment approach to mental health issues helps Dr. Lee foster a partnership with his clients. By maximizing this approach, he and his patients can enhance the effects of lifestyle efforts and physiologic care.

Dr. Lee is an Asian-American who shares the unique perspective and experiences of minority groups. He does not discriminate on gender orientation, sexual identity, race, political view, or religion and welcomes all patients to judgment-free psychiatric care services.

Video Visits With A Psychiatrist At Luminous Vitality Behavioral Health

Luminous Vitality Behavioral Health recognizes that video therapy sessions differ from in-person consultations. However, this does not mean that its effects are less effective. Multiple studies have proven that the two are equally effective. Some believe that telehealth is even more effective. Thus, Dr. Ronald Lee consistently creates a safe and secure virtual setting for his clients—one that encourages comfort, vulnerability, and a space where patients can talk about their struggles. During in-person counseling, he will offer diagnosis and comprehensive support to help him and his clients achieve their collective goals.

At Luminous Vitality Behavioral Health, patients can:

  • Access high-quality mental health care without leaving their houses
  • Attend to their psychological and emotional needs without the need for time off work and responsibilities
  • Continue to receive care and minimize cancellations of or absence in follow-up appointments due to scheduling conflicts
  • Reduce hindrances to treatment (E.g., inhibitions to go out, transportation, etc.)

Get Started On Telehealth Therapy

We welcome returning and new patients with the following simple booking process for an initial consultation and follow-up appointment with Dr. Ronald Lee:

  1. Email or phone in your concerns to the Cambridge practice. Then, the administrative team will confirm the services you need and the schedule of your appointment within two business days.
  2. Confirm your attendance for counseling or therapy with the resident provider.
  3. Your initial telehealth visit will include a discussion with Dr. Lee about your reason for seeking treatment. He will also review your life and medical history.
  4. You will be asked to fill out forms that will help him diagnose your condition and tailor a treatment plan that accommodates specific needs.
  5. It may take 1 to 3 virtual sessions to determine whether the psychiatrist is a fit for you. From there, you attend regular, scheduled therapy sessions.
  6. Dr. Lee will customize a treatment plan as you go along treatment and medication management. It may involve a single approach or a combination of two or more. It may also stay the same throughout the therapeutic agreement or change after a certain period. Everything will depend on how the mental health treatment sessions and/or medication management are affecting you.

How To Prepare For Video Appointments With Psychiatrists

New patients usually have first-time jitters when attending online treatment with therapists. Yes, they may add to the struggle with anxiety or depression for some patients, but know that you only need to take it one step at a time. Here are some tips to help you get through this mental health treatment session:

  1. Find a quiet room where you can focus on the video appointment. There should not be distractions or loud noises, and it should be somewhere you are comfortable talking about personal matters.
  2. Make sure the room has sufficient lighting and a neat and appropriate background.
  3. Be prepared for your psychiatric therapy session and take the session seriously. Come in proper attire and present yourself appropriately as if you were in an in-person session.
  4. Ensure your computer or mobile device is plugged in or fully charged. Check that you're connected to strong Wi-Fi to avoid interruptions.
  5. Using headphones or earphones is highly recommended to ensure privacy.
  6. Tell your family members or people you live with that you have a mental health therapy appointment and should not be interrupted. If you can, lock the door or put up a “Do Not Disturb” sign.

Do you need a doctor to help you deal with psychological matters? Luminous Vitality Behavioral Health can help. Our resident psychiatrist, Dr. Ronald Lee, renders professional counseling and comprehensive treatments to clients faced with emotional and mental health struggles. Contact our practice today at (617) 841-3620 or reach out to us via email for an initial evaluation. We are open from Monday-Friday.

Note: Our therapy and counseling service cater exclusively to adults and adolescents.

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