FAQs

Are you currently accepting new psychiatry patients?

Yes, our doctors are accepting new patients. They require a referral to be sent to our office. Once they have reviewed the referral, office staff will reach out to the patient if they are accepted. Referrals can be faxed to (248) 294-1286 or emailed to spero@speropsychiatry.org.

Are you currently accepting new therapy patients?

Unfortunately at this time, we are not accepting new patients for therapy.

Are you accepting new psychological testing patients?

Yes we are. Our psychologist, Dr. Harbin is accepting new patients for neurological and ADHD testing.

Do you accept insurance?

Yes we do! Each provider is paneled with different insurance companies.

Dr. Barron accepts Aetna, BCBS, and Cigna.

Dr. Dion accepts Aetna, BCBS, Blue Choice Medicaid, Cigna, Select Health Medicaid, Tricare, and United Healthcare.

Dr. Harbin accepts Aetna (from Prisma Health), BCBS, and Medicare.

Dr. Jeffords accepts Aetna, BCBS, Cigna, Medicare, Tricare, and United Healthcare.

Dr. Shah accepts BCBS.

How do I schedule an appointment?

Currently, the only way to schedule an appointment is to call the office at 803-708-9591.

Do you provide telehealth?

Our doctors provide telehealth as well as in-person appointments. The initial intake appointment and first follow-up appointment are required to be in person. After that, patients may do telehealth and are only required to come into the office once a year.

What do psychiatrists do?

According to the Cleveland Clinic, a psychiatrist is "a medical doctor who can diagnose and treat mental, emotional, and behavioral conditions. They can prescribe medications and other medical treatments."

For more information, visit the Cleveland Clinic's website: Psychiatrist: What They Do, Training & When To See One.