What types of mental health professionals can prescribe medications?

Therapists cannot prescribe medication.

Psychiatrists can prescribe medications. Our psychiatrists cannot prescribe any controlled substances or medications for the treatment of bipolar disorder or schizophrenia. Prescriptions for these drugs require in-person care and ongoing monitoring. You can use our services for therapy or guidance or to obtain other medications. However, if you are currently taking any of the above drugs, we cannot prescribe refills.


Controlled substances we can prescribe include:

  • Antidepressants: Asendin, Celexa, Cymbalta, Desyrel, Effexor XR, Lexapro, Paxil, Prozac, Pristiq (desvenlafaxine), Remeron, Trintellix (vortioxetine), Sinequan, Viibryd, Vivactil, Wellbutrin and Zoloft
  • Anxiolytics/sedatives/hypnotics: propranolol, Vistaril (hydroxyzine)
  • Schedule II and IV meds: BuSpar, Benadryl, melatonin and Rozerem
  • ADHD: Intuniv, Strattera, Kapvay
  • Chemical dependency adjuncts: ReVia
  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors: Emsam
  • Miscellaneous: Luvox and Neurontin
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