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Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Why choose Wayne Health for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry?

Wayne Health’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatry team is made up of recognized leaders frequently sought out not only by patients and families, but by other professionals for second opinions and expert consultations. The team’s areas of specialty include pediatric ADHD, autism, pervasive developmental disorders, depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, childhood onset schizophrenia and psychosis and obsessive-compulsive disorder. The team conducts combined brain imaging (MRI) and genetic studies in childhood onset neuropsychiatric disorders.

At the Livonia Outpatient Behavioral Health Clinic, Wayne Health 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, and work with local school systems and primary care physicians to coordinate individualized treatment for each patient.

Wayne Health's Child and Adolescent Psychiatry services

Comprehensive treatment for:

  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism
  • Developmental disorders
  • Depression
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Child-onset schizophrenia and psychosis
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Children exposed to trauma
  • At-risk populations
  • Effects of early environmental exposures

Overview

Wayne Health's approach to treatment

Wayne Health offers a full range of treatments to help children and adolescents cope with mental, emotional and behavioral disorders. Patients receive a thorough evaluation, including an interview with the parent(s) or guardian(s), as well as a complete evaluation, including medical, developmental, educational and psychiatric history. This ensures our team can provide an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment plan. Our specialists work with local school systems and primary care physicians to coordinate individualized treatment for each patient.

Advancing research and medical education

Wayne Health physicians and researchers are also faculty members of the Wayne State University School of Medicine who conduct research and clinical studies. This makes the latest treatments and clinical trials available to you sooner than other health providers without a medical school affiliation. We are fully committed to innovative research that advances care and treatment in behavioral health.

Our Child and Adolescent Psychiatry areas of research focus include:

  • Anxiety/Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Children exposed to trauma
  • At-risk populations
  • Effects of early environmental exposures

For more information, please visit the links below at the WSU School of Medicine.

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