Child Psychiatry

At Boston Medical Center, comprehensive mental health assessment and treatment are provided to children and adolescents in an outpatient setting. The program specializes in the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents who have problems with:

  • Persistently sad or irritable mood
  • Many worries and fears
  • Adjusting to stressful or traumatic events
  • Controlling their attention or behavior
  • Understanding their thinking
  • Interpersonal relationships
  • Learning or development
  • Involvement in high-risk behaviors
  • Transition to adulthood

In addition, the program also offers consultation to pediatric practitioners for inpatient, outpatient, and emergency settings and to schools, courts, and child-serving agencies.

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Specialty Clinics

Treatments & Services

  • Diagnostic evaluation
  • Second opinions
  • Comprehensive and focused psychological and neuropsychological testing
  • Evidence-based treatments, including:

    o Cognitive-behavioral therapy

    o Trauma-focused therapy

    o Dialectical behavioral therapy

    o Narrative therapy

    o Social-emotional skills training

    o Parenting skills training

    o Family therapy

    o Group therapy

    o Medication evaluation and management

Our Team

Helena Rocha, LISW

Michelle Prive, LICSW

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