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714-456-5902

(Outpatient Services)


714-456-2924

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Adolescent Psychiatry Services

When your teenager is having trouble—whether at school, socially or at home—you may feel overwhelmed and unsure of what to do. Our UC Irvine Health Adolescent Psychiatry team specializes in working with children, teens and their parents to help them navigate the unique problems they face in today’s world.

And because you know your teen best, we regard you as an active participant in his or her plan of care.

Since 1969, UC Irvine Health Adolescent Psychiatry programs have helped children and teens gain impulse control, manage emotions and improve the quality of their relationships. Get the help you and your child need today by setting up an evaluation.

To make an appointment for outpatient services, call 714-456-5902.

If your adolescent is experiencing a psychiatric emergency, please call 911 or go directly to your nearest emergency room for evaluation and treatment.

  • Since 1969, we have had a track record of success using the latest research to help children, teenagers and their families overcome behavioral health issues.
  • Our psychiatry team members are experts in medication management and therapy for children and teenagers.
  • We have a skilled multidisciplinary team that includes psychologists, psychiatrists, recreational therapists, a music therapist, a neuropsychiatric pharmacist, nursing staff and clinical social workers. All provide expert care along a full continuum of services, including inpatient, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient and outpatient services.
  • Our Partial Hospitalization program has proved to be successful in resolving the unique symptoms and issues faced by teens and their families.
  • We have a wide range of professional services to meet many needs, including psychiatric evaluation, psychological testing, play therapy, parent education and more. When needed, we also work with schools to ensure an appropriate educational program is in place to meet your child or teen's educational needs.
  • We provide outpatient services for children ages 3 through 11.
  • We provide both inpatient and outpatient services to adolescents ages 12 through 18.

Conditions

We see teenagers who are experiencing a wide range of emotional and behavioral conditions, including:

Treatment goals

While providing treatment for a wide range of childhood psychiatric conditions, our team focuses on helping kids achieve the goals necessary for a successful life. These including developing or improving their ability to:

  • Manage emotions and moods
  • Control impulses and at-risk behaviors
  • Engage in positive relationships with peers and adults
  • Achieve academic success in school
  • Feel positive about the future
  • Participate in constructive and rewarding activities
  • Become a positive member of their family and community
  • Just enjoy being a kid again

Let our team of caring professionals start helping you navigate the unique situation you are facing today and call 714-456-5902 for an appointment. We now provide outpatient services in Orange and Irvine/Newport Beach.

Our team of child psychiatrists, child psychologists and clinical social workers provide expert care along a full continuum of services including inpatient, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, and outpatient services.  We provide services for all ages – preschoolers, school age children and teenagers.

Depending on the needs of your child or teen, our team provides a thorough assessment including psychiatric evaluation, psychological testing and evaluations from other medical specialties. Based on the results of the evaluation, an individualized treatment program is developed to successfully resolve the unique symptoms and issues faced by the child or teen and their family.

We provide a wide range of medical and psychological services to meet the specific needs of each patient including psychiatric medication management, individual and group psychotherapy, family therapy, play therapy and parent education. When necessary, our team will work with schools to assure an appropriate educational program is in place to meet the psychosocial and educational needs of your child or teen. 

Our programs include:

Make an Appointment

714-456-5902

(Outpatient Services)


714-456-2924

(Partial Hospitalization)