See "My Approach" for more details. I offer the following:
I strive to provide thoughtful, evidence-based medication management when it is indicated and consistent with the goals and values of a patient or their family. Medications tend to be most helpful for those with moderate to severe symptoms, and for those whose symptoms fall into certain diagnostic categories. Medications also tend to work best in conjunction with psychotherapy, rather than as the sole aspect of a child or adult's treatment plan.
CHILDREN & ADOLESCENTS
When it comes to children and adolescents with mental health concerns, I consider myself to be a "family psychiatrist." This means that, while a child or adolescent may be the family member referred for care, I also work closely with parents/caregivers. A main goal of treatment is to better understand a child's inner world; understanding their outer world and relationships is an important part of the process, one in which parents/caregivers play a vital role.
There is no age limit when it comes to personal growth and investing in one's mental wellbeing. I work with individual adults of all ages.