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Psychiatric Services

We believe that comprehensive care services are integral to healing and growth. Medication can be an important treatment option for many people struggling with their mental health. 
We specialize in medication management and psychiatric care for clients as they learn to cope with their mental health. We are dedicated to providing compassionate psychiatric care in a safe and confidential environment. Our philosophy is to focus on the individual psychiatric needs and to offer the most effective and thorough means of treatment in a caring manner.
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Child, Adolescent & Adult Outpatient Psychiatric Services

When clients face anxiety, depression, eating disorders, panic or other mental health disorders, we know that therapy alone isn't always enough. Medication can be a tool to help them return to a stable place where they can begin to heal and grow. 

Through our psychiatric services, our goal is to help clients feel more capable and confident, build resilience and cope with challenges. Our experienced psychiatric team will work collaboratively with the client and family to explore all options, monitor symptoms and behaviors and make appropriate adjustments along the way. 

Benefits of medication management:

  • Increase tolerance and coping skills for difficult thoughts and emotions
  • Reduce emotional pain
  • Reduce symptoms of mental health disorders¬†
  • Improve focus¬†

Anxiety Disorders | Mood Disorders | Eating Disorders | ADHD

BCBS PPO | In-Person & Telehealth*

*For those who qualify

Meet The Team

Michael McDowell, APRN

Psychiatric Nurse Practioner

Specialties: Medication Management for Anxiety Disorders | Mood Disorders | Eating Disorders | ADHD | English & Spanish Speaking

Mike has been practicing as a nurse practitioner since 2012. He is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner as well as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. He earned his Master's in Science in Nursing from Northern Illinois University in 2012 for Family Practice, his doctorate in nursing practice from University of St. Francis in 2015 and his Certificate of Advanced Study as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner from Lewis University in 2022.

Mike enjoys treating patients of all ages and is dedicated to building a positive rapport with his patients and their families. His goal is to develop therapeutic relationships that foster an environment of comfort and trust to allow for the healing process to begin.

Outside of the office, Mike loves spending time with his wife, three adult children, one granddaughter, and his 4 large dogs that fill out the rest of his family.

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn from the experts about some of our most frequently asked questions! You'll learn: 
  1. Signs that medication might be a beneficial treatment option
  2. How to know if medication is right for you/your child
  3. What to expect at your first appointment
  4. And more!


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At Simply Bee, we strive to provide a safe, compassionate space for all people to cope, heal and grow. Our focus is not to get rid of negative feelings but rather to work together to find healthy strategies for managing them and living an overall more joyful life. Through therapy, our goal is to help you find new ways to engage in your life as well as to provide the necessary skills to improve the way your mind and body respond to your experiences.

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