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Empowering Minds, Nurturing Growth

Comprehensive psychiatry and counseling for all ages in Charlotte, NC

Partnering with Families for a Brighter Tomorrow

Dedicated to Your Well-being

At Pediatric & Family Behavioral Health, PLLC (PFBHNC), we are more than a leading psychiatry and counseling practice in Charlotte, NC; we are your partners in mental health. Founded on the principles of compassion, expertise, and personalized care, our team of experienced professionals is committed to supporting the mental wellness of children, adolescents, and adults.

With over 20 years of combined experience, our specialists bring a wealth of knowledge and a deep understanding of mental health challenges. We believe in a holistic approach, considering every aspect of an individual's life in our treatment plans. Our mission is to provide a safe, welcoming environment where every patient feels heard, understood, and empowered to overcome the obstacles they face.

From our front desk staff to our psychiatrists and counselors, every member of our team is dedicated to creating a positive, supportive experience for you and your family. We are here to guide you through every step of your mental health journey, offering hope and expert care."

Comprehensive Mental Health Services

PFBHNC offers a wide range of psychiatric and counseling services tailored to meet the unique needs of each patient. Our evidence-based treatments are designed to address a variety of mental health conditions, ensuring that you receive the most effective care possible. Our services include:

  • Our medication management psychiatric provider focus on evaluating, prescribing, and adjusting psychiatric medications based on your mental health needs. During visits, we will assess your symptoms, medical history, and any side effects from current medications. We provide expert advice on medication interactions, optimize dosages, and may conduct physical health screenings relevant to psychiatric treatments. Our providers work collaboratively with you to ensure the medication supports your overall mental health and wellness, adjusting treatments as necessary for optimal care. 

  • Our therapists or counselors provide psychological support and counseling to address emotional, behavioral, and mental health issues. We utilize various therapeutic techniques to help you understand your feelings, thoughts, and behaviors. Sessions typically involve discussing life challenges, past experiences, and current concerns. The goal is to develop coping strategies, enhance well-being, and improve relationships. Therapists may work with individuals, couples, or groups and tailor their approach to your unique needs, fostering personal growth and helping you navigate life's challenges. 

  • Pediatric and Family Behavioral Health customizes medication management and therapy for pediatric and adolescent psychiatric patients by employing age-appropriate approaches. We meticulously assess individual needs, considering developmental stages, family dynamics, and psychological factors. Medication plans are cautiously tailored to mitigate risks and optimize efficacy, with close monitoring for side effects. Therapy sessions are adapted using evidence-based techniques tailored to cognitive and emotional development. Collaboration with families ensures comprehensive care, incorporating their insights and support. Ultimately, this personalized approach fosters trust, enhances treatment adherence, and promotes holistic well-being for young patients navigating mental health challenges. 

  • Spravato is a brand name for esketamine, a derivative of the anesthetic ketamine. Distinguished from traditional antidepressants, Spravato acts on the brain's glutamatergic system, providing a new pathway for addressing the distressing symptoms of TRD and MDD. Importantly, Spravato has been FDA-approved specifically for TRD and MDD with suicidality, underscoring its scientific backing and rigorous testing. This therapeutic innovation opens a new chapter in mental health care, particularly for those patients who have not responded favorably to conventional treatment options. 

  • Alpha Stim, a clinically proven, safe, effective choice for treating anxiety, insomnia, and pain. These common conditions negatively impact the overall health and well-being. Alpha-Stim® AID is a non-drug, FDA-cleared medical device that patients can take with them anywhere, and use long-term for fast-acting, sustainable relief. Pediatric and adult patients can benefit from this non-drug alternative option now at PFBH. 

  • At our facility, ADHD testing and interpretation are conducted by a team of highly qualified medical professionals, including board-certified doctors and Advanced Practice Providers (APPs). Utilizing the latest diagnostic tools and evidence-based protocols, our experts are committed to providing accurate and comprehensive assessments. Our multidisciplinary approach ensures that you receive a tailored treatment plan to effectively manage and improve symptoms of ADHD. 

    • OCD

      • ​Pediatric and Family Behavioral Health specializes in OCD care. Partnering with NOCD, the largest Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy provider nationwide, ensures access to over 500 skilled therapists. Together, we deliver tailored treatment plans, integrating medication management and evidence-based ERP techniques. This collaborative approach empowers patients, providing comprehensive support to navigate OCD symptoms effectively and improve their quality of life. 

    • ADHD

      • ​Pediatric and Family Behavioral Health specializes in ADHD treatment and testing for all age groups. With a focus on comprehensive care, our experts employ multidisciplinary approaches tailored to individual needs. We conduct evaluations to accurately diagnose ADHD, utilizing evidence base practice methods. Treatment plans incorporate a combination of medication management (when needed), behavioral therapy, and educational support, addressing the unique challenges of ADHD across different developmental stages. Through personalized interventions and ongoing monitoring, we strive to optimize functioning and well-being for patients of all ages. 

    • Perinatal and Postpartum mental health

      • ​Psychiatric care for perinatal and postnatal patients involves tailored support to address mental health challenges during pregnancy and after childbirth. This care encompasses assessment, counseling, and therapy to manage conditions like perinatal depression, anxiety, or postpartum psychosis. It also educates on coping strategies, medication management if necessary, and fostering healthy parent-infant bonding. Collaborative efforts between psychiatrists, obstetricians, and other healthcare professionals ensure comprehensive care, aiming to safeguard both maternal well-being and optimal child development 

    • Oncology mental health

      • ​Psychiatric care for oncology patients offers specialized support to address the unique mental health needs that arise during cancer diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship. This care involves comprehensive assessment and intervention to manage symptoms such as depression, anxiety, trauma, and adjustment difficulties related to the cancer experience. It includes counseling, psychotherapy, psychopharmacology, and supportive interventions to enhance coping skills, resilience, and quality of life. Collaboration between psychiatrists, oncologists, and other healthcare providers ensures a comprehensive approach, aiming to optimize psychological well-being alongside medical treatment.

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