218 Results forAdolescent Psychiatrists & Pediatric Psychiatrists near Santa Monica, CA

Learn more about Adolescent Psychiatrists & Pediatric Psychiatrists and how to choose the right one for you

Learn more about Adolescent Psychiatrists & Pediatric Psychiatrists

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 218 specialists practicing Child & Adolescent Psychiatry in Santa Monica, CA with an overall average rating of 3.9 stars. There are 12 hospitals near Santa Monica, CA with affiliated Child & Adolescent Psychiatry specialists, including Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Cedars - Sinai Medical Center and Los Angeles General Medical Center.

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