Mental Health & Behavioral Disorders

Pediatric Anxiety

Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is defined as chronic, excessive worry and fear that seems to have no real cause.

Pediatric Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

Children who have difficulty with social skills, language and behavior are said to have an autism spectrum disorder (formerly known as a pervasive developmental disorder (PDD)). 

Pediatric Bipolar Disorder/Manic Depression

Manic depression, also known as bipolar disorder, is classified as a type of affective disorder (also called mood disorder) that goes beyond the day's ordinary ups and downs.

Pediatric Dysthymic Disorder

Persistent depressive disorder is classified as a type of affective disorder (also called mood disorder) that often resembles a less severe, yet more chronic form of major (clinical) depression.

Pediatric Eating Disorders

The term eating disorders refers to a variety of conditions that involve abnormal eating behaviors. Eating disorders are serious mental health problems that can be life-threatening, so they require clinical care by a physician or other healthcare professional.

Pediatric Feeding Disorders

Feeding Disorders in young children may include infant anorexia and selective eating. Learn about our services.

Pediatric Learning Disorders

A learning disorder is defined as difficulty in an academic area. A child's ability to achieve in the specific academic area is below what is expected for the child's age, educational level, and level of intelligence.

Pediatric Major Depression

Major depression, also known as clinical depression or unipolar depression, is a mood disorder that goes beyond everyday ups and downs. 

Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) includes thoughts and obsessions (impulses or images) that occur over and over, and that cause a child or teen to feel a great deal of distress.