Dr. Pol sees patients from age 3 onward. His preferences include working with Children, Adolescents and Adults. He does not specialize in treating Geriatric patients.
He performs Psychiatric Evaluations and has a practice limited to treatment with Psychotropic Medications.
He uses a Bio-Psycho-Social approach to his evaluations and treatment.
A major part of the treatment focuses on utilizing Psychotherapy (e.g. Individual, Family therapy and using Behavior Modification) as a complement to using Medications in treatment. When a patient needs Psychotherapy, a referral is made for the same.
Scope of Practice :
Commonly treated disorders are :
Adults: Depression, Anxiety Disorders ( e.g. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder , Post Traumatic Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Social Anxiety, Phobias, Panic Disorder ), Bipolar Disorder ( Manic Depression ), Impulse Control Disorders, Alcohol /Drug Abuse ( if stable enough for outpatient treatment ) and Women’s issues.
Children / Adolescents: ( all of the above ) and also - ADHD, Behavior Disorders, Separation Anxiety disorder.