Clinical Services

Please be aware that psychologists (Ph.D's) see patients for therapy and counseling, but they do not prescribe medication. Before any child is prescribed medication, a psychiatrist (M.D.) must evaluate him or her. Psychiatrists can prescribe medication.

Psychiatry: Our psychiatrists provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment for children and adolescents with psychiatric conditions and behavioral or emotional difficulties.

Psychology: Our psychologists provide comprehensive outpatient psychological services for infants, children and adolescents who are experiencing behavioral and emotional difficulties. The department is committed to providing clinical care that is consistent with best practices in psychology.

Assessment approaches:

  • Cognitive and developmental assessments
  • Neuropsychological evaluations
  • Evaluation of emotional, social and family functioning

Interventions:

  • Child therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)

Our team members treat patients with acute and chronic pediatric illnesses, which include:

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Behavioral and school difficulties
  • Enuresis and encopresis
  • Feeding disorders
  • Learning disabilities
  • Mood disorders
  • Neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Obesity
  • Psychosis/Schizophrenia

Please bear in mind that a thorough and complete evaluation can often take more than one visit to complete, and that psychotherapy generally requires that a patient be seen several times to make good progress.