811 Mills Avenue, Arcadia, FL 34266

Children’s Services

Children and adolescents face unique developmental, social, behavioral and emotional challenges. Desoto Psychiatric Services can assist you, your child and family in addressing these challenges. In fact, our children’s staff are specialized in treating only children and are committed to providing the best treatment for your child.

Desoto Psychiatric Services offers a full array of behavioral health and counseling services for children and adolescents, and we can help you if your child has an issue and you don’t know where else to turn. Our services include Individual and Family Therapy, Case Management, Psychiatric/Medication Services, Intensive Home and School Based Therapy Services and Crisis Services.

Desoto Psychiatric Services’s professional staff uses effective treatment and intervention methods to help ensure the healthy emotional and social development of your child. Our children’s therapists work with families in Desoto County and outlying areas to develop individualized treatment plans that specifically target:

  • Improved behavior at home and school.
  • Decreased emotional symptoms.
  • Decreased family conflict
  • Development of healthy coping skills
  • More effective parenting skills

We offer Individual and family therapy to address issues such as depression, anxiety, bullying, peer pressure, blended families, grief, divorce, abuse, ADHD, self injurious behaviors, defiant behaviors and issues related to life changes.

Our trained children’s therapy and psychiatric professionals can help you and your child or adolescent with the following issues:

  • Adjustment problems.
  • Anxiety or depression.
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
  • Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders.
  • Behavioral health problems or disorders.
  • Sexual, physical or emotional abuse.
  • Suicidal thoughts or behaviors.
  • Substance abuse.
  • Trauma or grief issues.
  • And others.
We offer psychiatric services when medication would be helpful in reducing symptoms related to mental health issues.