Dr. Ozkarahan treats Major Depressive Disorder, Persistent Depressive Disorder, Bipolar II Depression, and the depression that can be associated with Anxiety as well as Adjustment Disorders. She offers both online evaluations or in-person consultations in the Flatiron District in Manhattan, NYC. Her ongoing follow-up visits consist of virtual psychotherapy with or without medication.
Depression can be a chronic, debilitating condition that affects multiple areas including but not limited to sleep, appetite, energy, concentration, motivation, and one's functioning in their work, personal, and social lives. As such, Dr. Ozkarahan believes a comprehensive, thorough, and holistic approach will best treat depression in a way that not only provides immediate comfort but ongoing sustained relief.
As a psychiatrist, psychotherapist, and lifestyle psychiatrist, Dr. Ozkarahan integrates a variety of modalities into her treatments. She provides practical and conversational psychotherapy that includes supportive, interpersonal, cognitive-behavioral, and psychodynamic approaches. She educates her patients on medication options and, when necessary, prescribes them in a conservative and collaborative manner. To help focus on all aspects of health, Dr. Ozkarahan also promotes healthy lifestyle modifications in addition to her role as a psychotherapist and psychopharmacologist. She will aid her patients in creating a realistic plan to improve their nutrition, adhere to physical exercise, and stabilize their sleep. She will also help patients prioritize self-care, mindfulness, and social relationships to optimize their quality of life.