DEPRESSION & MOOD DISORDERS

Children and adolescents with mood disorders can experience a variety of symptoms including persistent feelings of sadness, irritability or explosive anger, and impulsive decision-making, which can be debilitating and disruptive to their lives as well as to the functioning of their families. Leaving these disorders untreated can lead to unnecessary suffering. 

 

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An intake evaluation will be completed which will include a school and medical records review, a developmental history interview with the parents and an interview with the child. After providing feedback to the parents and child a treatment plan will be created to best meet the needs of each family. Treatment involves a combination of CBT and Mindfulness based therapy.