Haverford, PA Psychiatric Services for Children, Teens, and Young Adults
North Star Psychiatry
Anxiety Treatment Services in Haverford, PA
Haverford is located both in Haverford Township, Delaware County, PA, and in Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County, PA. It is roughly 3 miles west of Philadelphia. Haverford was founded in 1833 by Quakers for the goal of Academic excellence offered in a setting of tolerance and mutual respect. The name for the area came from a town in Wales, UK called Haverfordwest. The town is most notable for being home to Haverford College and to one of the oldest country clubs in the US, the Merion Cricket Club.
Haverford, PA Depression Treatment Services
Dr. Rogers is a child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist and is qualified to treat patients of all ages in Haverford. Here at North Star Psychiatry, his practice is focused on treating children, teenagers, and young adults. For most anyone, life brings a mix of positive and negative emotions. It is important to understand that Major Depressive Disorder is a medical condition that warrants treatment. Major Depressive Disorder impairs an individual’s ability to function in daily life. Sleep, energy, appetite, concentration, and interest in activities are often affected.
ADHD Treatment Services in Haverford, PA
Many children and adolescents with ADHD have emotional struggles and suffer from low self-esteem. Research shows that ADHD puts young people at risk for a number of negative outcomes, including poor academic performance, antisocial behavior, substance use, mood disorders, and anxiety disorders. Not everyone with attentional difficulties has ADHD. The ability to focus on a task without getting distracted is something that some people are better at than others. Everyone gets distracted from time to time, but most people are able to maintain focus when called upon to do so. Contact North Star Psychiatry in Haverford to schedule an appointment or if you have any questions.
Psychiatric Evaluation for Children & Adolescents in Haverford
A psychiatric evaluation is a rigorous and comprehensive process that allows children and adolescents in Haverford, Pennsylvania to obtain the mental health care they require. Dr. Rogers normally spends 1.5 to 2 hours performing a child and adolescent evaluation at North Star Psychiatry in Malvern, Pennsylvania. Typically, he will spend the first 30 to 45 minutes of the discussion gathering background information and obtaining a summary of current concerns from the parents. He will then visit with the patient alone to do a diagnostic interview and evaluation. Finally, he’ll meet with the patient and his or her parents for the remaining 20 to 30 minutes of the appointment. He’ll go over his findings with the family, educate them about the diagnoses and treatment choices, and work together to develop a treatment plan.
Psychiatric Evaluation for Young Adults in Haverford PA
A full evaluation by a psychiatrist is the most effective way for young adults in Haverford, PA to receive proper mental health services. Dr. Rogers spends between 1 and 1.5 hours on an adult mental evaluation at North Star Psychiatry. During the discussion, he will go through the patient’s medical history and get a full account of how the symptoms evolved over time. He’ll do a thorough diagnostic interview and conduct a mental health screening. He will discuss his findings with the patient for the last 20 to 30 minutes of the consultation, provide education about diagnosis and treatment choices, and work together with the patient to build a treatment plan.