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Pediatric Psychiatrists in Brooklyn, NY

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In partnership with the Williamsburg Psychiatry Group, our child and adolescent psychiatrists are here to help your family.

 


Our child psychiatry team is adept at discussing psychopharmacology options and meticulously overseeing medication management. Our pediatric psychiatrists in Brooklyn, NY, invest ample time to understand each patient, conducting thorough medical assessments to formulate personalized recommendations regarding psychotropic medications tailored to your child's individual needs. 

 

What is Child Psychiatry?

Child psychiatry encompasses the medical specialty focused on diagnosing, preventing, and managing mental health issues. Child psychiatrists undergo comprehensive training in both mental health and medicine, enabling them to conduct thorough evaluations and administer long-term care, to children which may involve therapeutic interventions. At Williamsburg Psychiatrist Group, our psychiatrists offer treatment for a diverse array of psychiatric conditions that present themselves in children, including but not limited to:

  • Mood disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Trauma-related disorders
  • Substance use disorders
  • ADHD
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Can children take Psychotropic Medication?

This medication can be a valuable tool in your child's journey towards healing. Determining whether psychotropic medication is appropriate involves a collaborative process between you, your child, and their child psychiatrist. Together, you can discuss the potential benefits and drawbacks of each treatment option, devising a plan that best suits your child's needs, which may also include working with a child therapist. However, some signs that your child may benefit from psychotropic medication include:

- Persistent feelings of sadness, anxiety, or irritability interfering with daily functioning.

- Challenges with sleep, appetite, or concentration due to mental health conditions such as depression or anxiety.

- History of trauma or abuse contributing to mental health issues like PTSD.

- Use of alcohol or drugs as a coping mechanism for symptoms related to mental health conditions.

- Family history of mental health disorders such as depression, anxiety, or bipolar disorder.

- Intense urges to harm oneself or others impacting daily functioning.

 

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Our child psychiatrists are here for you.


If your child is having problems with their mental health and you want to find an experienced child psychiatrist in Brooklyn, make an appointment with Williamsburg Therapy Group. Our team is dedicated to treating patients of all ages in a kind and effective way. We help them learn how to deal with their mental health problems in a healthy way and find long-term solutions.

 

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