FAQ

Q: Are you currently accepting new patients?

Yes. At this time Dr. Sikaczowski has immediate availability and Dr. Shaw has a short waitlist.

Q: Who do you treat?

We treat patients going through a large variety of psychiatric and emotional difficulties. We have experience in treating both adults and children.

Presenting problems we treat include but are not limited to:

  • Anxiety Disorders (e.g., panic disorder)
  • Mood Disorders (e.g., Depression, Bipolar Disorder)
  • ADHD
  • Schizophrenia
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Alcohol and Substance abuse (however, we do not currently offer Suboxone maintenance treatment)
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Sleep-Wake Disorders
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Gender dysphoria

Q: Do you take insurance?

We are Out-of-Network with all insurance networks at this time. However, you can file for reimbursement with your insurance company that provides out of network coverage. We’ll be glad to provide access to a superbill or records that you may need.

Q: Do you see patients over telehealth?

Yes, telehealth has revolutionized mental health care and has proven to be just as effective as in person visits in addressing most psychiatric problems. We offer a secure patient portal as well as secure telehealth visits through doxy.me. In cases where in-person evaluations are indicated, we offer an office in Coral Gables, FL.

Q: Do you see patients in-person?

In addition to telehealth, we see patients in-person at our office in Coral Gables, FL.  All providers at Peace Behavioral Health are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We follow current CDC guidelines regarding mask use. If you have symptoms of contagious illness or are unsure please contact us to reschedule or utilize telehealth.

Q: What areas do you serve?

We serve all of Florida via telehealth in addition to offering in-person appointments in Miami, FL.  

Q: What will our first meeting be like?

The first meeting is an initial evaluation. It generally lasts 60-120 minutes and includes a comprehensive diagnostic evaluation as well as prescriptions if warranted in the case of a psychiatric appointment. 

Q. How do I book an initial evaluation?

Call us directly at 786-503-4499. We strive to return all phone calls within 24 hours.  You can also book online using the “Book Now” button on the top right corner of this site, fill out the “Contact Us” form, or email Nick@PeaceBH.com.

Q. Is there a no-show policy?

Yes 24 hours notice must be given prior to any cancellation.

Q. Should I stop reading this and contact you?

Yes! On many people suffer for years before getting help with psychiatric distress. If you are struggling with any sort of psychiatric or emotional difficulties we work as a team and take the time necessary to provide the highest quality diagnosis and care. We will fully answer your questions and concerns as well as provide transparent, evidence based, and personalized treatment options to help you live your best life!