Conditions We Treat

Comprehensive therapies and services for mental and behavioral health conditions in children and teens

Our Pediatric Psychology Program provides evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of conditions and symptoms that affect a child’s emotional, behavioral and mental health. Using a family-focused approach, we work closely with children, teens, young adults and their families in developing coping skills to manage life’s daily challenges.


An adjustment disorder is an unhealthy emotional or behavioral reaction to a stressful event or change in a child’s or teen’s life.

ADHD is a brain-based biological disorder that causes hyperactivity, impulsive behavior and problems with concentration.

Depression is a mood disorder exhibited by children who feel uninterested in activities they used to enjoy or who feel constant sadness and hopelessness. 

Generalized anxiety disorder is a mental health disorder that causes excessive and uncontrollable worries that may be unrealistic or out of proportion to the actual situation.

Nightmares are scary dreams that awaken children and make them afraid to go back to sleep. A night terror is a partial waking from sleep with behaviors such as sleepwalking, screaming, kicking or panicking.

OCD is a mental health condition that causes unwanted thoughts (obsessions) and repetitive behaviors (compulsions).

ODD is a behavioral condition that causes ongoing patterns of negative reactions to authority figures, such as parents or teachers.

Phobias are anxiety disorders that involve intense but unreasonable fears of a specific object or situation.

PTSD is a mental health condition that can develop after a child or teen goes through or witnesses a traumatic event, such as physical abuse or natural disasters.

A range of emotional symptoms can develop in children and teens who have chronic health conditions, such as diabetes or cancer, as a response to the stress of living with the illness.

Selective mutism is an anxiety disorder in which children and teens are unable to speak in certain social situations, even if they can speak in more comfortable settings.

Separation anxiety disorder is repeated, extreme anxiety that happens when a child or teen is expecting or experiencing separation from home, parents or other loved ones.

Tourette syndrome is a neurological (brain) disorder that causes unwanted tics (sudden, repeated movements or vocal sounds) that are hard to control.