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Programs and research
Personalized care programs
We use a variety of techniques to help your child confront and cope with emotional and behavioral difficulties as well as psychiatric and severe mental health challenges.
Conditions and treatments
Helping your child manage their mental health
We give you guidance and support so you can help your child. UW Health Kids experts are also available during your child’s hospital stay or when they are dealing with a chronic illness or traumatic injury. Our mental health team provides a full range of psychiatric and psychological services for kids.
Mental health conditions
UW Health Kids specialists evaluate and treat a wide range of mental health conditions in children.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD & ADHD)
Coping with chronic illness
Schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder
Stress related to growing up, such as communication, peer and school pressure
Your child and your family receive support and treatment from our team of experts.
Assistance and counseling
Consultation and intervention services as you return home from the hospital
Individual and group psychotherapy
Psychological therapy and support
Relaxation and coping strategies
Support and counseling related to death and dying
Supporting your child’s development during a hospital stay
Supportive care after a traumatic injury or chronic illness
Pediatric mental health locations
We offer pediatric mental health care at specialized UW Health clinics in Madison.
Meet our team
Caring experts support your family
UW Health Kids experts in psychiatry, psychology and child development offer care and support for your child and family.
Build your knowledge
Learn more about pediatric mental and behavioral health conditions and support from the experts at UW Health.
We help young children and parents living with psychiatric and psychological conditions. Our experts offer specialized services for psychological, developmental and relationship disturbances in children under 6 years of age.
We teach children and young adults how to manage anxiety and pain by using healing images and the mind/body connection.
UW Health’s Dr. Marcia Slattery discusses anxiety in children. Listen to her conversation with Wisconsin Public Radio’s Larry Meiller.
Learn how your child and family can take part in a mental health research study with the UW-Madison Department of Psychiatry.