Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic

The Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic located in Med Hope Clinic provide comprehensive psychiatric evaluations and treatment for children and adolescents through the age of 17 and is dedicated to the emotional, mental and behavioral well-being of children and teens.

We work closely with families, empowering them to successfully support their children, both during and after treatment.

Comprehensive Evaluations and Individualized Treatment

Initially, a child will be seen for a general psychiatric evaluation. Patients or their family may be asked to complete some questionnaires that will assist the clinician in ensuring a child receives the proper services. A child's teachers may be asked to complete a questionnaire as well. Based on these findings, we will devise a customized treatment program that encourages patients to work to their greatest potential and empowers families to assist their children at home.

Services provided in our clinics include:

  • Diagnostic Psychiatric Evaluations
  • Medication Management
  • Psychoeducational Testing
  • Psychotherapy Services:
    • Parent Education
    • Behavior Management
    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
    • Individual/PlayTherapy
    • Family Therapy

Concerns We Assess and Treat:

  • Psychological Adjustment to a Medical Condition
  • Behavioral Components of a Medical Condition (e.g., Obesity, Treatment Compliance)
  • Peer Issues
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorders - Autism
  • Sadness/Depression/Bipolar/Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Adjustment Issues
  • Grief/Loss
  • Psychosis
  • Parenting/Attachment
  • Family/Sibling Conflict
  • Behavioral Concerns (Arguing, Fighting, Stealing, Running Away, Truancy, Risky/Dangerous Behaviors)
  • Co-Occurring Alcohol or Drug Use
  • Mild Pervasive Developmental Disorders (e.g., Asperger’s)

Multidisciplinary Team of Specialists

The benefit of the multidisciplinary team approach is rapid assessment and treatment. Our team consists of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, educational specialists, occupational therapists. Our team of professionals works intensively with the referring clinician and the patient's family to ensure the high expectations for treatment are met.

The Team

Dr. Rahul Chandhok - Senior Consultant Psychiatrist

Ms. Shruti Sharma - Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Mrs. Arunima Srivastav - Counsellor & Special Educator