Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialists in California

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Learn more about Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialists

A child and adolescent psychiatrist specializes in diagnosing and treating developmental, behavioral, emotional, and mental health disorders in teens and young children. A child and adolescent, or pediatric psychiatrist focuses on the biological, psychological and social components of these disorders. They help children and their families find ways to cope with psychological problems, relationship problems, stress and crises.

A child and adolescent psychiatrist typically: 

  • Evaluates your child’s mental, emotional, behavioral and developmental health

  • Performs psychiatric examinations and psychotherapy

  • Orders and interprets laboratory tests and diagnostic imaging exams

  • Prescribes medications

  • Diagnoses and treats depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, dementia, developmental disorders, eating disorders, and substance abuse problems

A child and adolescent psychiatrist may also be known as a child psychiatrist or a teen psychiatrist.

There are 1423 specialists practicing Child & Adolescent Psychiatry in California with an overall average rating of 3.7 stars. There are 112 hospitals in California with affiliated Child & Adolescent Psychiatry specialists, including LAC + USC Medical Center, Stanford Health Care and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus.