Wayne State University Physician Group’s Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Services offers a full range of treatments to help children and adolescents cope with mental, emotional and behavioral disorders.
Our experienced psychiatrists, therapists and social workers understand the unique challenges of mental health care. Through a comprehensive approach, our staff personalizes treatment to the emotional and medical needs of each child to achieve the best possible mental health outcome.
SERVICES & TREATMENTS
Our center is equipped to treat children and adolescents with a wide variety of psychiatric, emotional and behavioral problems, including highly specialized treatment for:
- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
- Bipolar disorder
- Eating disorders
- Mood disorders
- Obsessive compulsive disorders
- Oppositional defiance disorders
- School avoidance
Treatments for child and adolescent disorders may include:
Individual therapy: Patients undergo evidence-based treatments such as behavioral therapy, cognitive therapy, interpersonal therapy and psychodynamic therapy.
Family therapy: A family systems approach is used to help both children and family members understand and change the way they relate to one another.
Psychotropic medication: Psychiatric consultation and medication follow-up is provided for patients in active treatment.
Early childhood consultation: Specialized evaluation is provided for children ages three to six-years-old with behavioral disturbances, including a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation, screening and a focused assessment for delays in development.
Anxiety and autism psychopharmacology: Psychiatric evaluation and ongoing medication management for children with autism spectrum or anxiety disorders.