Rim Mghir, MD
Adult and Geriatric Psychiatrist • Falls Church, VA
“Due to the current COVID situation, and in order to ensure the safety of my patients, I am conducting tele-psychiatry appointments for initial evaluations and for follow-up appointments, using a confidential HIPPA-compliant video conferencing platform.” ~ Dr. Mghir
Dr. Mghir provides comprehensive psychiatric evaluation and treatment for a wide range of challenges among adults and the geriatric population. During the evaluation, she assesses symptoms and creates an individualized treatment plan. The plan may include medication management, psychotherapy, or both. She works closely with other mental health professionals to coordinate the treatment.
Dr. Mghir treats a variety of mental conditions in the geriatric population, including dementia, depression, anxiety, and psychological symptoms associated with complicated medical conditions. She also provides counseling and support for patients facing existential issues that accompany old age.
She has extensive clinical experience with post-traumatic stress disorders. She has conducted research projects on Post Traumatic Disorders related to war and conflict.
Areas of expertise are Depression, Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders (OCD) and Bipolar Disorder, Adult Attention Deficit Disorders( ADHD) and women issues.
Dr. Mghir works with the LGBT population.
Dr Mghir is interested in the interface between psychiatry and technology. She offers appointments by videoconference at Doxy.me, which is a HIPPA-compliant platform. Appointment links are sent via a secure email. Normally, the first intake appointment is conducted at the office to meet Dr Mghir in person, and future appointments can be held either in-person or via video conference.
Due to the COVID-19 situation. Dr Mghir is conducting all initial evaluations and follow-up appointments via video conference.
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