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Pediatric Behavioral Health Specialists

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Available When You Or

Your Child Needs Us

We offer support tailored to your family's specific needs. We provide same or next-day appointments when your child needs extra support.

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A Safe And

Inclusive Space

We welcome individuals of all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, religions, sexual orientations, and gender identities.

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We Meet You

Where You Are

We fit the highest quality behavioral health into your busy schedule by using virtual visits to be right where you need us.

Comprehensive Behavioral Health Services

We are an interdisciplinary practice of pediatric behavioral health specialists who have expertise in child, adolescent, and young adult developmental processes and are passionate about supporting your family's wellbeing.

 

We know that it can feel overwhelming for parents and caregivers to identify the best approach to care for their child's stress, sadness, and other adjustment challenges. You don't have to figure it out alone–our team will have your back every step of the way.

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Therapy, Counseling & Medication Management

Individual Therapy

Our treatment approach is strengths-based, tailored to your child's needs, and is grounded in research-proven techniques that result in meaningful and lasting change. We look forward to helping your child and family develop a personalized coping toolkit designed to foster resilience and serve your family for a lifetime.

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Meet Dr. Patty Richardson, PhD

Dr. Richardson is the founder and clinical director of Bluebird Child & Family Psychology. Her research-informed practice supports the health and wellbeing of children, adolescents, and adults. She has over 10 years of experience in the field and has trained at world-class institutions including St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and Stanford University.

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Anxiety

Excessive worries, OCD, panic,

social anxiety, stress, trauma

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Interpersonal Difficulties

Making & keeping friends, social media stress, strained family relationships

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Depression

Sadness, loss of interest,

irritability, fatigue

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Life Transitions

Going to college, starting a career, self-exploration

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School Challenges

School stress & 504/IEP advocacy,

medical trainees and grad students

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Chronic Medical Conditions

Chronic pain, coping with diagnosis, sleep challenges

Testimonials

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“Dr. Richardson and her entire team are incredible mental health providers, researchers, and advocates for the needs of children and families.

The quality of their work is superb. This clinic is a gift to our community!”

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"Dr. Richardson is highly competent and at the top of the list of referrals I make to my own networks. She is a true leader in the field of child psychology & approaches her work in ways that are both evidence-based & nurturing towards the individual child.”

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"When I began therapy, I was going through one of my toughest times.

Dr. Richardson helped me unpack difficult topics, and provided me with stories, coping strategies, & exercises. She cares in every way, never invalidating and always helping me stay grounded. I am forever grateful for everything Dr. Richardson has done for me."

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An Individualized Treatment Approach

Our treatment approach is strengths-based, tailored to you or your child's needs, and is grounded in research-proven techniques that result in meaningful and lasting change. We look forward to helping your child and family develop a personalized coping toolkit designed to foster resilience and serve your family for a lifetime.

  • What conditions can you treat?
    Our team is equipped to treat a range of mental health conditions and adjustment issues for ages 0 and up, including anxiety, depression, sleep problems, school challenges, life transitions, relationship and interpersonal difficulties, and medical coping.
  • How is a therapist chosen for me?
    Each of our professional licensed therapists are well-trained across a number of areas and are able to see a wide range of patients. During your initial consultation, we will talk about your family’s needs, discuss your schedule, and take into consideration any specific requests. From there we will match you with the right therapist.
  • Does therapy always involve medications?
    Not necessarily! Different kinds of problems require different kinds of treatments. Depending on what challenges you or your child is facing, our behavioral specialist will review treatment options and create a tailored plan for you. We also offer medication management and can answer any questions related to your prescribed medication.
  • Do you accept my insurance?
    For information regarding insurance coverage for our services, please visit our rates page.
  • How long will therapy take to work?
    ​How long you or your child remains in therapy will depend on your unique circumstances. It is not possible to predict the exact length of time therapy can take to see results. It depends on your commitment to the process and your pace of personal development.

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We will meet you and promptly schedule your first appointment.

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Get The Support You Deserve

We’ll match you with the right therapist & create a plan for treatment.

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