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The psychologists at Children’s Minnesota evaluate children and adolescents through a series of tests and interviews, then create a personalized treatment plan to best meet their needs. To expand mental health services for kids, Children’s Minnesota opened an inpatient mental health unit at the St. Paul hospital in 2022. Learn more about the unit.

Pediatric and Outpatient Psychology fellowship

Children’s Minnesota’s Department of Psychological Services offers a pediatric psychology fellowship training program. There are four positions available for the one-year postdoctoral fellowship. Learn more.

Conditions treated

  • Depression
  • Anxiety concerns (e.g., generalized anxiety, OCD, phobias, selective mutisum)
  • School issues such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or learning disorders
  • Behavioral issues such as temper tantrums, defiance or rule-breaking
  • Reactions to situations such as family turmoil or divorce
  • Adjustment to or management of chronic illnesses (e.g., asthma, diabetes, cancer)
  • Follow-up after head injuries such as an accident or stroke
  • Concerns about child development
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Pediatric issues such as compliance with medical treatment or pain management
  • Reaction to events such as a death or other traumatic event

Services offered

  • Individual and family therapy
  • Neuropsychological, psychological and developmental assessment
  • Brief assessment and intervention for medical concerns requiring behavioral intervention
  • An inpatient mental health unit with 22 beds located at the Children’s Minnesota St. Paul hospital
  • A partial hospitalization program (PHP) with clinics in Lakeville (for ages 13 to 18) and Roseville (for ages 6 to 18)

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