Pediatric Psychiatry

Dr. Bates will treat and asses children ages 6 - 18 for psychiatric disorders. Please note that this practice uses medications in children very conservatively and only if absolutely necessary. Dr. Bates is a Harvard trained, Psychiatrist, Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and has been treating children, adolescents and adults for over 20 years.


Consultant to Pediatricians

Dr. Bates has been a consultant to pediatricians for several years while working for MCPAP in Massachusetts. She is familiar with pediatric practices that have to provide psychiatric care for their patients often need help with the numerous patients that they need to provide for. Dr. Bates will provide educational services to your team and curbside consultation for your patient needs. Services can be provided as a fee for service or as a membership.


Second Opinions

If you are currently working with a physician, nurse practitioner, or psychiatrist and would like a second opinion, Dr. Bates would be happy to assist. Please schedule an appointment for an initial consultation. Please note, you must have a provider that you are currently working with and with whom you will likely continue working with, for this service to be provided.