Our pediatric psychiatrists provide assessment, consultation and treatment for a wide variety of mental health issues and behavioral or developmental problems. In the field of mental health, psychiatrists are specially trained to consider the nervous system’s relationship to thinking, mood and behavior. This unique perspective can be very beneficial when evaluating your child’s condition as well as in determining a treatment plan that can deliver the best results.
Multidisciplinary team approach
Our multidisciplinary team is committed to providing comprehensive, compassionate care in an environment targeted to the needs of your child and your family. The multidisciplinary team3 includes:
- Lurie Children's specialists, board-certified in pediatric psychiatry
- Registered nurses
Collaboration is the cornerstone for the comprehensive range of pediatric psychiatric, and development and behavioral health services available within Lurie Children’s at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital. You can rest assured that all of this care is focused on one goal: improving the quality of life for your child.
- Adjustment disorders
- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
- Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Childhood Behavior Disorders
- Developmental Delays
- Emotional Problems Related to Pediatric Disorders
- Mood Disorders (includes depressive and bipolar disorders)
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital is a collaborative program between Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and Lurie Children's and its affiliated physician groups. The physicians participating in this program are neither agents nor employees of Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital or Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital.