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Child/Adolescent Psychiatry

Child/Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic

We provide individualized, collaborative, and effective (supported by research) services designed to promote health and resilience in children and families.

We provide the following services to children and adolescents:

  • Evaluation of psychological difficulties and/or psychological factors contributing to health conditions
  • Psychological and Neuropsychological Testing
  • Interventions for children and adolescents coping with emotional, behavioral, or health concerns
  • Family Interventions
  • Medication management
  • Inpatient consultation to the HCMC Pediatric Unit


Concerns We Assess and Treat:

  • Psychological Adjustment to a Medical Condition
  • Behavioral Components of a Medical Condition (e.g., Obesity, Treatment Compliance)
  • Adjustment
  • Peer Issues
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Sadness/Depression/Bipolar/Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Trauma
  • Adjustment Issues
  • Grief/Loss
  • Psychosis
  • Parenting/Attachment
  • Family/Sibling Conflict
  • Peer Issues
  • Behavioral Concerns (Arguing, Fighting, Stealing, Running Away, Truancy, Risky/Dangerous Behaviors)
  • Co-Occurring Alcohol or Drug Use
  • Mild Pervasive Developmental Disorders (e.g., Asperger’s)
  • Neuropsychological Assessments Available For:
    • Cognitive concerns in context of neurological, genetic, or medical condition
    • Exposure to Alcohol, Drugs, or Other Toxins in Utero or Childhood
    • Developmental Delays (Speech/Cognitive)
    • Concussion/Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Suspicion of Intellectual Disability

Our Providers

Our providers are trained at the doctorate level (MD or PhD), are attuned to the biopsychosocial needs of children and their families, and collaborate with medical and community professionals to ensure continuity of care.


john wermager md contact child psych

John Wermager, MD

mary mitchell child psych contact

Mary Mitchell

Clinic Supervisor

[email protected]

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