psychRady Children’s Psychiatry Department provides comprehensive mental health and psychosocial services to children, adolescents and their families within a full-service pediatric medical facility.

We offer a full range of outpatient services for conditions including depression, anxiety, attention deficit disorders, behavior problems, psychosis, and eating disorders.

We also offer inpatient services for children and teens with psychiatric illness, eating disorders and medical/behavioral disorders.

Outpatient Services

  • Diagnostic evaluations
  • Medication evaluations
  • Treatment including individual therapy, group therapy, family therapy and parent education

Behavioral Crisis Center (North County only)

Provides urgent mental health services via a Walk-In clinic and a Mobile Assessment team for children and adolescents who are experiencing severe emotional and/or behavioral problems. Phone: 760-730-5900

  • Diagnostic evaluations
  • Psychiatric and medication evaluations
  • Walk-in crisis intervention and stabilization
  • Information and referral
  • Mobile Assessment team outreach to homes and schools

These services are offered at multiple locations throughout San Diego County, and bilingual and bi-cultural staff are available. Emergency and crisis intervention is available 24 hours a day through the Sam S. and Rose Stein Emergency Care Center.

Inpatient Programs

Mental Health Services

Mental health services at all of our locations and in selected school districts throughout San Diego County

Developmental Evaluations

Click here for information about our Developmental Screening and Enhancement Program.

Sleep Disorder Assessment

Click here for information about our Sleep Center.