A Behavioral Health Center of Excellence located in Fort Myers, FL. Advanced Psychiatric Care (APC) is a physician lead clinical, multi disciplined, behavioral health outpatient practice. APC is lead by Dr. Zaheer Aslam (clinical practice founder) who has earned Diplomat Status in both General Adult and Addiction Psychiatry. Dr. Aslam’s Board Certifications in General Adult and Addiction Psychiatry together with his extensive years of clinical direct care experience (in-patient, out-patient, consultation, research and medicine) make him uniquely qualified and skilled to assess, diagnosis and treat all types of mental health concerns directly. Dr. Aslam personally over-sees all APC licensed clinical staff, and sets the practice quality measures. APC is prepared to meet behavioral health, cognitive and addiction disorder needs direct to patients, patient families, state/federal agencies and area facilities.
Formally defined, telemedicine is the use of medical information exchanged from one site to another via electronic communications to improve a patient’s clinical health status. Telemedicine includes a growing variety of applications and services using two-way video, email, smart phones, wireless tools and other forms of telecommunications technology. Please click the link below to learn more. * Due to the recent medical concerns, we are able to provide telemedicine services for our current clients no interruption in the current care they are receiving. If you would prefer this service for your up coming appointments please notify the reception desk and they will be able to guide you through the process. We are looking forward to continuing to provide the same care. Therapy and visits with Dr. Aslam are provided in telemedicine.
This is a medication for treatment-resistant depression.
Are your current medications still leaving you feeling depressed? Spravato targets the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors. This is believed to work differently than oral depressants.
Go to Spravato.com website and explore the medication. If you feel this is a good choice for you, we are here to help you through the treatment
APC is a Suboxone provider; first time patients are offered a discount. $500.00 will cover the first 30 days of treatment. This will include the initial visit and the follow up that will follow for 30 days. We also offer the support groups on Mondays from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm; which is required by federal law to continue this treatment. Please click the link below to learn more about Suboxone.
APC Mental Health Urgent Care provides clinical services to adults who are experiencing a mental health or substance related health crisis. APC offers an alternative to visiting the emergency room during a mental health crisis. You can expect excellent, professional service in a caring, supportive environment.
Fee for service- APC Mental Health Urgent Care is a fee for service at the time of service. Invoice will be provided upon check-out with necessary information should the patient want to pursue personal insurance carrier.
Urgent Bio-Psychosocial Assessment $400.00
Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Friday 12:00 pm till 4:00 pm
Effective 03/24/2020 for the safety of our patients and staff, we are seeing our patient via Telemedicine or phone sessions. Please contact our office so we may assist you through this transition period.
Due to the COVID 19 all therapy and follow up appointments through the end of this month will be done through Video sessions, for their safety as well as ours.
We at Advanced Psychiatric Care feel it’s important to let our patients know that we are taking the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation very seriously and would like to help provide you with information on how to protect yourself. Our office intends to welcome patients as we will continue to implement preventative measures as recommended by the Centers for Disease control and Prevention (CDC), as well as our own health and hygiene protocols. We recommend that you practice safe hygiene to help combat the virus as well as other common illnesses by doing the following:
● Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
● If soap and water is not available, use hand sanitizer that has at least 60% alcohol.
● Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.
● If you are sick please stay home (except to get medical care).
● Cough or sneeze into a tissue or your elbow. Wash your hands afterward.
● Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces (ex. cell phone, computer keyboard, doorknobs, remote controls, etc.)
The CDC provides more detailed coronavirus information on its website at www.cdc.gov. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to call us at (239) 935-5599.