The primary goal of your first appointment is determining whether you and Dr. Boisture can work together to the benefit of your mental health. Together, you will fully discuss your current symptoms and your complete health history. Dr. Boisture will share her assessment with you and recommend a treatment plan.
During follow up appointments, you and Dr. Boisture will discuss your progress and consider next steps. The recommended frequency and length of these appointments depends upon the severity of your current symptoms and the potential risks of your condition and any recommended treatment. Follow up appointments generally are more frequent and may be longer in the initial phase of treatment.
30 minute follow up appointments - $250
60 minute follow up appointments - $350
In June 2019, Dr. Boisture will begin offering telemedicine follow up appointments in appropriate cases. Costs are the same as in-person visits and depend upon the length of the appointment.
Dr. Boisture offers a variety of clinical consultation services, including second opinion diagnostic and treatment plan consultation and perinatal consultation. Note: these services are available only to patients currently in treatment with another provider.
Appropriate when you or your current psychiatrist have questions regarding your diagnosis or treatment plan. Consists of an initial 90 minute evaluation, a 30 minute follow up appointment to discuss Dr. Boisture's diagnostic impressions and/or treatment recommendations and a written report sent to your current psychiatrist.
Available before conception or during pregnancy to women who are in treatment with another provider and seeking personalized information regarding risks and benefits of the peripartum use of psychiatric medication. Consists of a 90 minute evaluation, an hour-long follow up appointment and a written report detailing Dr. Boisture's recommendations. Having support regarding these complex decisions is important, so please consider bringing your partner, family member or close friend to your follow up.
Dr. Boisture graduated the University of Texas School of Law in 1999 and enjoys collaborating with attorneys in a variety of ways. She has been qualified and has testified as an expert witness in several cases. She is available to review medical records in e.g., estate litigation and psychiatric malpractice cases and can document clients' cognitive capacity to make various legal decisions. Attorneys, please call or email Dr. Boisture to request a copy of her CV or to discuss your case.
Engagement letter and retainer required. Billing in 0.1 hour increments.