Mental health, like physical health, is made up of broad categories and a wide variety of symptoms, conditions and treatment approaches. Careful, compassionate evaluation of your child helps us work with you to determine the most effective level and type of support needed. Our goal is to provide holistic care that circles your child, supports family, and emphasizes prevention and intervention.
Our interdisciplinary clinical approach includes a thorough diagnostic evaluation as well as the proposal of a treatment plan. Treatment plans are based on current scientific research and reflect the values, needs and resources of the child and family. They often include the following therapeutic approaches: individual therapy, family therapy, group therapy, behavioral therapy, parent counseling and medication therapy. Coordination with the child's school is often recommended. The staff of the mental specialty programs and specialty clinics consists of Child Psychiatrists and Child Psychologists and includes both faculty and advanced trainees who are supervised by the faculty.
Hospital-based services provide psychiatric care for children and adolescents who are hospitalized for medical conditions, who are suffering from acute eating disorders, or who need immediate, short-term care for potentially life-threatening mental health conditions.
Outpatient Services include specialty services that treat specific disorders within the wider range of childhood conditions. We have individual programs dedicated to care of patients with the following conditions: