Dr. Bates is a Harvard trained, Board Certified Psychiatrist by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She has expertise in Psychopharm management and the diagnosis of psychiatric disorders. Her approach to working with children is to find the least harmful and conservative approach to treatment. Her practice uses therapeutic and expressive arts, journaling, photography, and meditation, to foster healing and recovery. Although medications may be used in treatment, the emphasis is to use them conservatively as we initiate lifestyle changes and nutritional approaches to better health.
Dr. Bates’ specialties include the treatment of:
*Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
*LGBT issues in children and teens