264 Beacon Street Boston, MA 02116 | 8 Lyman St. Westborough, MA 01581

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

To help you understand Arcara Personalized Psychiatry, we’ve answered some of the most frequently asked questions below. If you still need more information, just call us at (617) 431-6140.

We are contracted with Blue Cross, Boston University Student Health, Aetna, Cigna, Optum, United Health Care (UHC), UMR, Harvard Pilgrim, Always and accept Private Pay which most find very affordable. Please contact us for details.

No, we do not. We take the time to get to know our clients and want to follow-up after medication initiation. Often, doses are changed or medications are added in multiple appointments based on client response. Therefore, it would be unrealistic to make recommendations to a PCP not knowing how the client will respond.

We primarily provide medication management and occasionally, supportive therapy. We have a relationship with several area therapists and can provide referrals.

No, we do not treat children.

Our office accepts cash, check, Master Card, Visa, and American Express.

A nurse practitioner (NP) is a registered nurse (RN) with advanced training in diagnosing and treating illness. NPs can prescribe medications, treat illness, and administer physical exams.

 

To avoid a fee, please allow 24 hours for all cancellations.

Yes, most people find our private pay option very affordable. Please call our office for more information at (617) 431-6140.

We are contracted with Blue Cross, Boston University Student Health, Aetna, Cigna, Optum, United Health Care (UHC), UMR, Harvard Pilgrim, Always and accept private pay which most find very affordable. Please contact us for details.

OFFICE LIMITATIONS

We do not have a psychiatrist on-site or a crisis intervention team. Because of this, we are unable to provide care for patients requiring particular types of psychiatric care. We can provide referrals to Boston and surrounding area psychiatric clinics or larger psychiatry offices who offer a comprehensive team.

Our practice manager can determine if our office will be able to provide you with the care you need.

WE DO NOT TREAT CHILDREN

Adolescents, 14 and older, are seen on a case-by-case basis and must have a therapist prior to evaluation.

Our practice manager can determine if our office is able to provide your teen with the best care.

REQUEST AN APPOINTMENT

We have offices in Northborough and Boston. Fill out our online intake form or call us directly.
COVID-19: In an effort keep our clients, staff and community safe we are following the guidelines of Governor Baker and will conduct all appointments via Telehealth. Please contact the office for further details.