If you wish to discuss treatment with medications, please come to your initial consultation with the knowledge of all medications you take and correct dosages. Please also be prepared to discuss all psychiatric medications you have tried in the past, estimated dates of treatment, beneficial as well as side effects, and reason why you stopped. If you have tried many medications in the past, please bring a list with you.
If you expect any new prescriptions, please also have the name and address of your current pharmacy.
You may also want to consider your goals for treatment with Dr. Berman, such as what symptoms you want help with and what areas of your life you wish to improve.