August 19, 2016

Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

Psychiatrists and psychologists at Hanover Psychiatry are available to conduct psychiatric or psychological diagnostic evaluations and provide ongoing psychotherapy for children ages 4 and up, as well as families. Therapy for children and adolescents uses evidenced based practices and is tailored to the developmental age of the child and often times involves the parent(s) and other siblings.

Common difficulties treated include:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Mood Swings
  • Social Isolation
  • Bullying
  • Specific Phobias
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Trauma
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Anger problems
  • Substance Use
  • School Challenges
  • ADHD
  • Parental Separation
  • Family Discord
  • Chronic Illness
  • Loss

Treatment modalities utilized include:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Child Parent Psychotherapy
  • Structural and Experiential Family Therapy
  • Play Therapy
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

We also offer neuropsychological evaluations of adolescents. Neuropsychological evaluations are a scientifically-based way to assess an adolescent’s functioning in domains such as intellect, memory, attention, speed of information processing, and executive functions including impulse control, problem solving, ability to think flexibly, and organization.

Neuropsychological evaluation of adolescents