Scope of Our Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Practice
Conditions We Treat
Our team at Washington Township Medical Foundation provides psychiatry
and behavioral sciences for patients with a broad range of disorders and
conditions, such as:
Adjustment disorders – This term describes symptoms, both emotional and physical, that
typically result from a major life change or stressful event. Adjustment
disorders are also known as stress response symptoms, and are typically
triggered by a specific instance of stress or trauma.
Anxiety – This includes diagnosis and treatment services for social anxiety
disorders, generalized anxiety, and panic disorders.
Depression during the perinatal or postpartum periods
Depression in older patients / stage of life issues
- Grief and bereavement
Mood disorders – Mood disorders are psychological conditions in which the patient
experiences significant changes in behavior / emotion marked by raising
or lowering of their mood. Examples include depression and bipolar disorders.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) – OCD is a condition marked by repetitive actions or “compulsions”
caused by excessive / obsessive thoughts. OCD is often manifested in ways
such as extreme fear of germs or a need to have certain items specifically
placed or arranged in a certain way.
Personality disorders – Personality disorders include borderline personality disorder,
narcissistic personality disorder, schizoid personality disorder, narcissistic
personality disorder, antisocial personality disorder, and histrionic
personality disorder. These conditions display in specific patterns of
behavior that may develop over time and that are marked by a lack of flexibility
and ability to cope with daily issues.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) – This condition manifests in individuals who have experienced traumatic
events including war, assault, crime, violence, or other forms of physical
and / or emotional trauma. Some PTSD symptoms include nightmares, flashbacks,
sensitivity to certain stimuli, depression, and anxiety.
Psychotic illnesses – Psychotic illnesses are significant mental disorders characterized
by irregular thinking, wrong perceptions, and a loss of touch with reality.
Some examples of psychosis include schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorders.
We accept patients for the treatment of psychiatric and behavioral conditions
who are 18 years of age and older. Dr. Sehgal does
not treat children under the age of 18, substance abuse disorders, pain management,
sexual dysfunction and gender identity, Primary ADHD, or developmental