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Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Psychiatry for children and teens in Jackson, WY

Psychiatry is the branch of medicine focused on the diagnosis and treatment of cognitive, emotional and behavioral disorders (also called mental health problems). Psychiatrists are medical doctors who specialize in mental health and are qualified to assess and treat both the psychological and biological aspects of mental health problems. Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists have undergone specialty training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental health problems in young people.

St. John’s Health Psychiatry provides assessments, diagnostic formulations and treatment plans based on a biopsychosocial model and prescribes evidence-based pharmacotherapy (medication management).

We accept new patients aged 2-18 years.

St. John’s provides services for:

  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD)
  • Disruptive, Impulse-Control and Conduct Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depressive and Bipolar Disorders
  • Trauma and Stressor-Related Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorders
  • Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
  • Feeding and Eating Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Somatic Symptom Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders

For optimal care coordination, patients should be referred by their pediatrician, primary care provider, therapist, or school personnel.

Care for First Responders

St. John's Health is proud to offer free mental health services for TIPS-affiliated first responders. First responders are often exposed to difficult and traumatic situations. St. John's Health Psychiatry offers 100% confidential help including comprehensive diagnostic assessments, psychotherapy treatment or medication recommendations, specialized service referrals, and medication management. Any fees not covered by health insurance will be reimbursed by the TIPS program.

Problems we commonly treat:

  • Trauma- and stressor-related disorders
  • Depressive and bipolar disorders
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • OCD
  • ADHD
  • Sleep disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Substance use disorders

St. John's Health Psychiatry sees patients on Monday through Friday. To schedule an appointment call 307.739.4818

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