The role of a child and adolescent psychiatrist is vital to the care and treatment of mental and emotional health problems in children and adolescents. A child and adolescent psychiatrist is a specialist that focuses on the nuanced treatment of youth, offering families the advantages of a medical education and an additional 5 years of specialized training in psychiatric work specifically with children and adolescents.
At Brazos Valley Psychiatry, you can be confident that your child’s mental health is in good hands. We understand that dealing with your child’s mental health and behavior can be challenging, and you shouldn’t have to do it alone. We treat conditions including school problems, attention problems, behavior problems, developmental delays, depression, anxiety, eating disorders and many other mental health challenges. Our team specializes in the diagnosis and the treatment of disorders of emotion, cognition and/or behavior affecting children.
Commonly treated diagnoses:
- Learning Disorders
- School problems
- Behavioral problems
- Low self-esteem
- Eating Disorders
- Obsessive thoughts or compulsive behaviors
- Bipolar Disorder
- Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders
- Thoughts of suicide