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The Child Mental Health team

  • Diagnostic psychiatric evaluations
  • Psychological testing
  • Second opinion consults
  • Medication management
  • Individual, family, and group therapy for children and adolescents with psychiatric illnesses
  • Neuropsychological testing from birth to young adulthood, for patients who experience neurological, developmental, psychiatric, or acquired conditions that affect their cognition, emotions, and behavior. Pediatric evaluations focus on differential diagnosis and coordination of treatment plans that incorporate medical, psychological, behavioral, and academic interventions.

Referrals may be made by primary care physicians or other health care providers. 


The Adult Mental Health team

  • Inpatient and outpatient diagnostic psychiatric evaluations
  • Psychological testing
  • Neuropsychological testing
  • Second opinion consults
  • Medication Management
  • Individual therapy for adults with psychiatric illnesses
  • Psychotherapy for the treatment of anxiety and depression
  • Marriage and family counseling
  • Epilepsy brain mapping
  • Electro-convulsive therapy
  • Vagal nerve stimulations

Referrals may be made by primary care physicians or other health care providers. Electro-convulsive therapy and vagal nerve stimulation referrals by psychiatrists only. 


The Geriatric Mental Health team

  • Inpatient and outpatient diagnostic evaluations and care for adults 50 and older
  • Psychological testing, neuropsychological testing, and dementia screens performed as indicated
  • Second opinion consults
  • Medication management
  • Individual therapy services for patients with psychiatric illnesses
  • Evaluations for memory problems and other cognitive impairment
  • Education and supportive therapy for patient's family

Referrals may be made by primary care physicians or other health care providers. 


Forensic Neuropsychology

Neuropsychological evaluations for adults and geriatric patients who have sustained a neurological insult or are suffering from a neurological disease. The evaluations assist the processes of differential diagnosis and monitoring of improvements or declines in cognitive abilities that accompany neurological insult or disease.


The Psychiatry Research Team

The KU Wichita Center for Clinical Research is a research group dedicated to determining the safety and optimal dosing of significant new medications to relieve the burden of mental illness on patients and families. This research is aimed at testing novel mechanism of action drugs and other biological therapies for the most serious neuropsychiatric illness including major depression, Alzheimer's disease, and schizophrenia. These treatments aim to modify the underlying course of the illness and studies typically include populations that are not responsive to usual therapies. 

In the 2014-2015 academic year, this work involved more than $700,000 in external funding, including more than $240,000 in NIH/NIMH funding. 

Principal Investigators

Learn more about clinical trials. 

Last modified: Jul 17, 2020
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