The branch of psychiatry that specializes in the study, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of psychopathological disorders of children, adolescents, and their families, child and adolescent psychiatry encompasses the clinical investigation of phenomenology, biologic factors, psychosocial factors, genetic factors, demographic factors, environmental factors, history, and the response to interventions of child and adolescent psychiatric disorders.
Does your child or teen have problems with sadness, fears, or anger? Does your child have problems with attention and learning? Are they behaving strangely, losing or gaining weight, or having trouble in their relationships? Is your family struggling with grief, divorce, trauma, or mental illness? If so, one of our clinics can help.
To provide exceptional care for children, adolescents, young adults and families with mental health and developmental concerns
To advance scientific knowledge and clinical training
We treat children, adolescents, young adults and families struggling with:
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Worry or Anxiety
Psychosis (Hallucinations and Delusions)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Suicidality, Cutting and other Intentional Self-Injury
Tourette’s Disorder and other Tic Disorders
As a renowned center for treatment, research and training in child and adolescent mental health care, the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinics provide state-of-the art assessments, psychotherapies, groups, and medication treatments. Our programs are evidence-based (research-supported) and family-friendly.
Our specialized teams bring together child and adolescent psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists, pediatric neurologists, and pediatricians. This provides comprehensive care not available outside our university setting.