Frequently Asked Questions
Why Do People Consult a Psychiatrist for Their Children?
Being required to observe COVID-19 guidelines puts an added strain on an already-difficult family situation.
It seems overwhelming, far past the point of raising a curious child who tests limits. The parents are concerned that there may be a brain deficiency, a thyroid problem, or a mental illness, and want to know from a specialist what to do next. Children have a difficult time expressing themselves, and a pediatric psychiatric specialist uses specialized techniques to communicate in those cases.
What Is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist?
I Already Am Seeing a Therapist But May Need a Second Opinion. Will You See Me for This Purpose?
My Child Is Afraid of Doctors But Needs Help. How Should I Proceed?
How Are You Different from Other Psychiatrists?
Are You Conservative in Your Prescribing Approach?
I Found You on the Genesight Website, Will You Test My Child?
I offer genetic testing to some of my patients as part of a comprehensive workup, but not as an “a la carte” service.