It’s no secret that physical health is directly related to psychological and social well-being. That’s why Pediatric Behavioral Medicine at Atlantic Health System Children's Health provides psychosocial support for children and adolescents facing medical challenges. We aim to build resiliency, enhance health outcomes and improve the quality of life for these patients, their families and the community at large.
We have medical specialists here who provide superior pediatric care that is specific to your child’s needs, while also respectful of every family’s values. Our on-site, integrated behavioral health services include:
- Counseling and therapy for children and adolescents with chronic illness
- Family consultation to strengthen their involvement in their child’s healing process
- Psychological services for young patients with neuro-developmental conditions, such as Asperger’s syndrome and other autism spectrum disorders
- Community education that highlights the relationship between physical and psychosocial health