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Adult Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent

Psychiatry is the area of ​​medicine focused on prevention, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of mental illnesses such as conduct disorders, emotional disorders and the biological, social and psychological aspects of people that interfere with their functioning.

“Medical training allows us to have an extensive knowledge about the human body; specifically, the brain and its functions and therefore the effects of medication and other chemical interactions on the body. Thus, we may prescribe pharmacological treatment, order laboratory tests and additional studies, when deemed necessary. “

Through this service we seek the well-being of every patient and offer the following:
  • Psychiatric evaluations for children, adolescents and adults.
  • Psychopharmacological treatment for children, adolescents and adults.
  • Psychiatric and psychotherapeutic support to patients with physical and/or medical conditions.
  • Individual psychotherapy.
These are some of the common difficulties that are addressed:
  • Mood disorders. (Ex: depression, bipolar disorder)
  • Anxiety-related disorders (Ex: Generalized Anxiety, phobias, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders, among others)
  • Psychotic disorders (Ex: Schizophrenia)
  • Developmental disorders (Ex: Autism, Intellectual Disabilities)
  • Disorders of childhood and adolescence: (Ex: Attention Deficit, enuresis, encopresis, etc.)
  • Personality disorders
  • Eating disorders: (Ex: anorexia, bulimia, etc.)
  • Sleep disorders
  • Substance abuse and dependence (addiction)
  • Impulse control disorders (aggressiveness)
Duration

Duration varies according to the services requested, whether it is an initial consultation, psychotherapy session or medication management. The number of sessions is also dependent on each individual’s needs.

Meet our team of Psychiatrists