Mental Health

Mental health matters: You are not alone

One in five children will experience a serious mental illness. We know treatment works. We're transforming children's mental health care by defeating the stigma and treating families with compassion, respect and clinical expertise. Our unique approach to care creates a safe place where children and families turn heartbreak into hope. 

While our psychologists and psychiatrists have been providing mental health care to families for decades, our new, modern Virginia Treatment Center for Children is an acknowledgment that national issues surrounding children's mental health need to be addressed. We’re proud to lead the charge. 

We provide inpatient and outpatient services for children and adolescents across Virginia with clinical expertise ranging from anxiety and mood disorders to depression and mental health needs related to gender and sexuality or chronic illness. 

Mental health services for children and teens

Inpatient services

We provide round-the-clock inpatient care in a supportive environment, with the goal of stabilizing and safely transitioning children and adolescents back into their daily lives.

Learn more about inpatient care

Outpatient services

Outpatient care often includes assessments, evaluations, individual and family psychotherapy, occupational therapy and medication management.

Learn more about outpatient services

Mental health resources

Emotional, social and behavioral challenges can be overwhelming and difficult to understand. Cameron K. Gallagher Mental Health Resource Center is free of charge to families and serves as a hub for support, referrals and encouragement.

Lean more about our resource center

Contact us for more information on mental health evaluations and resources

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Allison Williams, PhD LCP
Allison Williams PhD LCP Psychology
Neonatal medicine
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Ekaterina Stepanova, MD, PhD
Ekaterina Stepanova MD, PhD Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Psychiatry
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Jarrod Leffler, PhD
Jarrod Leffler PhD Psychology Read more
Stella Lopez, PsyD
Stella Lopez PsyD Psychology Read more
Hallie Gorica, MSN, PMHNP
Hallie Gorica MSN, PMHNP Psychiatry
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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Dimal Shah, MD
Dimal Shah MD Psychiatry
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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Eric Trinh, MD
Eric Trinh MD Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Psychiatry
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Anna Wright, PhD LCP
Anna Wright PhD LCP Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Psychology
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Cheryl Al-Mateen, MD
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Michele Cosby, PsyD, LCP
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Elizabeth Shepherd, PsyD
Elizabeth Shepherd PsyD Psychology Read more
Robert Findling, MD
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Kathryn L. Jones, MD, PhD
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Sandra Mullen, PharmD,  BCPP
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Dorothy O'Keefe, MD
Dorothy O'Keefe MD Psychiatry
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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Parna Prajapati, MD, MPH, FAPA
Parna Prajapati MD, MPH, FAPA Psychiatry
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Muhammad Raza, MD
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Neil Sonenklar, MD
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Bela Sood, MD, FAACAP
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Anh-Thuy Le, PhD, LCP
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Jessica Roberts, MSN, PMHNP-BC
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