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Programs that offer therapeutic sessions that focus on the system of relationships and communication patterns among family members and which attempt to modify those relationships and patterns to achieve greater harmony. The therapist focuses on the family as a unit rather than concentrating on one of the members who is singled out as the person in need of treatment. (AIRS RF-2000). Includes marriage counseling, parent counseling, and divorce counseling.

134 Thurbers Avenue
Providence, RI 02905
Phone: 401-519-2280
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Organization Name: Family Service of Rhode Island
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Address:
134 Thurbers Avenue
Providence, RI 02905
Phone: 401-519-2280
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Eligibility: Serving Residents of Providence, Central Falls, Pawtucket and Cranston. Eligibility requirements depends on the program, contact main number.
Services Provided: Services and Programs include:
Early Intervention-listed independently
Trauma Informed Treatment
Outpatient Counseling for adults, children and Families
School based Counseling in Providence Schools
Walking School Bus
Home visiting programs First Connections and Healthy Families Rhode Island(part of Healthy Families America) [https://www.familyserviceri.org/pre-natal-early-childhood-support]

Family Care Community Partnerships (FCCP) Serving families with children under age 18 (up to 21 in certain cases) at risk of involvement with the Department of Children, Youth and Families. Family Service of Rhode Island leads a six-agency partnership providing wraparound services to families in Central Falls, Cranston, Pawtucket and Providence. Family Service of Rhode Island is a member of the Washington Kent FCCP serving Washington and Kent Counties. To contact: (401) 789-3016.

Family Coaching and Visitation Center Providing coaching and supervised visitation for children and families who have suffered maltreatment. Families learn new relationship skills in the context of a home environment. Parent education groups and parent-child play groups are offered. Referrals through DCYF.
Provider Profiles: Family Service of Rhode Island is one of the oldest and largest non-profit human service agencies in Rhode Island.There are a number of locations and programs. See website for specific information.

Offices are located in Providence, with children's residential treatment facilities in Smithfield, North Smithfield, and East Providence.
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 1/28/2020
225 Newman Avenue
Rumford, RI 02916
Phone: 401-270-7110
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Organization Name: Family Behavior Solutions, Inc
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Address:
225 Newman Avenue
Rumford, RI 02916
Phone: 401-270-7110
Fax: 401-270-7115
Eligibility: accepts medicaid and variety of insurances and provides services statewide
Services Provided:

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)  link

Outpatient Services link

Speech Services link

Workshops
Seminars
Group outings

Provider Profiles:

Family Behavior Solutions, Inc is a private group practice consisting of specialized behavioral analysts and therapists. The FBS mission is clear and is based on the passion for helping children and their families. We are committed to working as a team using the techniques and principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to bring about socially significant change in childrens’ behavior

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 11/23/2020
2733 Post Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 401-921-4825
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Address:
2733 Post Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 401-921-4825
Fax: 401-921-4918
Eligibility: accepts medicaid and a variety of insurances. Areas covered: Central Falls, Coventry, Cranston, East Providence, Exeter, East Greenwich, Johnston, Lincoln, North Providence, North Kingstown, Pawtucket, Providence, West Greenwich, Warwick and West Warwick.
Services Provided:

Child Services

  • Respite
  • Home Based Therapy Services (HBTS)
  • Personal Assistance Supports and Services (PASS)
  • Coordination of Care
  • Individual & Family Outpatient Counseling
  • ​Social Skills Training
  • ​Family Support and Training
  • Parent Coaching and Training

Adult Services

  • Office-based counseling available for
    Individuals, Families & Couples
Provider Profiles:

The licensed clinicians and professional staff at Ocean State Behavioral provide an array of behaviorally based treatment and mental health services to children, families and adults. The agency mission is to provide quality behavioral, family centered, and strength based services to individuals and families. We are dedicated to empowering individuals to overcome challenges in order to achieve their goals.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 11/25/2020
420 Fruit Street
North Providence, RI 02911
Phone: 401-353-3900
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Organization Name: St. Mary's Home for Children
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Address:
420 Fruit Street
North Providence, RI 02911
Phone: 401-353-3900
Email: info@smhfc.org
Services Provided:

St. Mary’s, is a safe haven for hundreds of children
and adults 
each year who have suffered trauma

We offer psychiatric residential treatment for children, comprehensive office- and community-based mental health programs for children and adults, a special education school, and training services for trauma treatment.


Please refer to website for more information on services and programs. Link

Provider Profiles:

Since 1877, St. Mary's has been caring for Rhode Island's children. While receiving some support from the Episcopal Diocese, we are a secular, non-profit agency offering comprehensive treatment programs for boys and girls traumatized by abuse or experiencing the challenges of psychiatric disorders. Children are treated and cared for in the residential, educational and out-patient programs located in North Providence, Rhode Island.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 5/17/2021
31 John Clark Road
Middletown, RI 02842
Phone: 401-849-2300
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Organization Name: Child & Family of Newport
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Address:
31 John Clark Road
Middletown, RI 02842
Phone: 401-849-2300
Eligibility:

Residents of Barrington, Bristol, East Providence, Jamestown, Little Compton, Middletown, Newport, Portsmouth, Tiverton, Warren

Services Provided:
  • Child and Family Counseling
  • Early Learning Center
  • Foster Care
  • Enhanced Outpatient Programs
  • Residential Programs
  • Substance Abuse Programs
  • East Bay's Family Care Community Partnership (FCCPs) agency, part of DCYF's network of prevention focused providers, brings community based services to children and families in order to build a stronger, brighter future. FCCP's focus on your family, and wrap you with the right local services and community programs to build a stronger family.
Provider Profiles:

Child & Family is the largest and most comprehensive social service provider in Newport County, and one of the largest in the State of Rhode Island. It is a center for community involvement – a place where people come together to give help, to receive help and to support the work of others. With state-of-the-art Community Centers in both Middletown and Providence, Child & Family provides important services and programs to thousands of children, teens, families and elders throughout Rhode Island each year.

Additional office location is in separate directory listing.

1268 Eddy Street

Providence, RI 02905 

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 6/7/2021
400 Bald Hill Road
Suite 530
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 401-349-3131
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Address:
400 Bald Hill Road
Suite 530
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 401-349-3131
Fax: 401-921-5109
Email: intake@gershonpsych.com
Services Provided: Individual Therapy – For children, adolescents, and adults
Couples, Group and Family Therapy
Classes/Seminars
Social Skills Groups
Psychological Evaluations
Bariatric Surgery Evaluations
Neuropsychological Assessment
See website for additional information
Provider Profiles: Multiple Locations in Warwick, Greenville and Providence

7 Austin Avenue
Greenville, RI 02828


1 Richmond Square Suite 300E
Providence, RI 02906
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 7/10/2019
7 Austin Avenue
Greenville, RI 02828
Phone: 401-349-3131
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Address:
7 Austin Avenue
Greenville, RI 02828
Phone: 401-349-3131
Fax: 401-921-5109
Email: intake@gershonpsych.com
Services Provided: Individual Therapy – For children, adolescents, and adults
Couples, Family and Group Therapy
Classes/Seminars – Behavior Management for Parents, Social Skills Classes.
Psychological evaluations
Neuropsychological Assessment
Bariatric surgery Evaluation
Provider Profiles: Multiple Locations:
Warwick Office
400 Bald Hill Rd., Suite 530
Warwick, Rhode Island 02886

Providence Office
1 Richmond Square Suite 300E
Providence, RI 02906
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 7/10/2019
1 Richmond Square
Suite 300E
Providence, RI 02886
Phone: 401-349-3131
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Address:
1 Richmond Square
Suite 300E
Providence, RI 02886
Phone: 401-349-3131
Fax: 401-921-5109
Email: intake@gershonpsych.com
Services Provided: Individual Therapy – For children, adolescents, and adults
Couples, Family and Group Therapy
Classes/Seminars – Behavior Management for Parents, Social Skills Classes.
Psychological Evaluations
Neuropsychological Assessment
Bariatric Surgery Evaluation
Provider Profiles: Multiple Locations
Warwick Office Location
400 Bald Hill Rd., Suite 530
Warwick, Rhode Island 02886

Greenville Office Location
7 Austin Avenue
Greenville, RI 02828
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 7/10/2019
650 George Washington Highway
Lower Level
Lincoln, RI 02865
Phone: 401-475-9979
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Organization Name: Anchor Counseling Center, Inc.
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Address:
650 George Washington Highway
Lower Level
Lincoln, RI 02865
Phone: 401-475-9979
Fax: 401-475-9917
Services Provided:

At Anchor Counseling Center we provide counseling  to children, adolescents, adults, couples and families.

Provider Profiles:

Anchor Counseling Center boasts a team of skilled, experienced, and highly motivated Mental Health Care professionals, each dedicated to the well-being of their patients and to the mutual support of their fellow staff members. We prize personal initiative and innovative thinking in our collective approach to improving the lives of our patients, as we strive to make Anchor Counseling Center a respected leader among mental health clinics in New England. We currently have offices conveniently located throughout Rhode Island.

Information on staff link

Additional locations:

Lincoln

652 George Washington Highway, Suite 102
Lincoln, RI 02865

Cranston

105 Sockanosset Cross Road, Suite 200
Cranston, RI 02920

East Providence

870 Waterman Avenue
East Providence, RI 02914

East Greenwich

5805 Post Road
East Greenwich, RI 02818

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 6/7/2021
Brightside Behavioral Health
Suite 101
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 401-773-3700
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Organization Name: Brightside behavioral Health, LLC
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Address:
Brightside Behavioral Health
Suite 101
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 401-773-3700
Services Provided: Extensive training in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)
Shaping Behavior
Cognitive Behavioral
Dialectical Behavior Therapy.

We specialize in Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, Autism, ODD, Trauma/PTSD, Parenting, IEP and 504 advocacy, grieving, life coaching, and strength based therapy.
Provider Profiles: We offer individual, couples, family, child and parenting therapy in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Our therapists have many years of experience working with a broad spectrum of issues, including EMDR, Shaping Behavior, Cognitive Behavioral and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. We specialize in addressing a multitude of diagnoses. We strive to develop positive relationships and help clients gain insight into their lives to increase quality of life and personal relationships.
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 12/12/2019
650 George Washington Highway, Suite 102
Lincoln, RI 02865
Phone: 401-475-9979
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Organization Name: Anchor Counseling Center, INC
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Address:
650 George Washington Highway, Suite 102
Lincoln, RI 02865
Phone: 401-475-9979
Languages Spoken: Portuguese
Services Provided:

Counseling to children, adolescents, families, and adults, as well as treating Autism Spectrum Disorders including Asperger’s, ADHD, Mood disorders, and Anxiety Disorders.  

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) 

Behavior modification programs

Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Provider Profiles:

Treatment modalities that Bela specializes in are Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), behavior modification programs, and Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Bela will utilize other treatment practices and interventions based on her clients’ needs. She believes strongly in validating a client’s feelings, and in offering insight and psycho-education in order for the client to reach his/her full potential.

Additional information link

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 6/21/2021
1992 Old Louisquisset Pike
Lincoln, RI 02865
Phone: 401-475-0653
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Organization Name: Social Sparks, Inc.
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Address:
1992 Old Louisquisset Pike
Lincoln, RI 02865
Phone: 401-475-0653
Fax: 401-475-0729
Email: info@socialsparksri.com
Eligibility: Children and young adults ages 3-25 and adults ages 18-65 Blue Cross Blue Shield, Neighborhood Health, United Behavioral Health, Tufts with Self Pay Options .
Services Provided:

Intake Assessment first appointment [https://www.socialsparksri.com/new-clients]
Individual therapy
Adult therapy
Group therapy
Family therapy
Interest-based clubs

Social Skills Groups

Programs target:
Self-management
Self-Awareness
Responsible Decision-Making
Relationship Skills
Social Awareness
Mindfulness

Provider Profiles:

Social Sparks is a Social Emotional Learning Center where we strive to provide services to a diverse clientele through unique, individualized strategies and curricula. We aim to make therapy accessible to all and accommodate and differentiate throughout our therapy to meet the ever growing needs of clients and groups as a whole. Our goal is to provide essential life skills for individuals to successfully socialize, regulate and navigate through life.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 9/4/2020
127 Johnny Cake Road
Middletown, RI 02842
Phone: 401-846-1213
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Organization Name: Newport Mental Health Center
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Address:
127 Johnny Cake Road
Middletown, RI 02842
Phone: 401-846-1213
Fax: 401-848-9151
Email: info@newportmh.org
Eligibility:

all ages

Services Provided:
  • Children and Adolescents
  • Adults
  • LGBTQ safe zone
  • Walk-in hours Monday - Friday 9:00-2:00 p.m.
  • Crisis Hotline

Provider Profiles:

Founded in 1964, Newport County Community Mental Health Center provides trauma informed evidence-based services to children, adolescents, families, and adults who are experiencing problems with mental illness, substance abuse or stress in their lives that would benefit from counseling and other behavioral health services and supports. Our person-centered recovery approach to care offers individuals a chance to achieve a better quality of life and recovery from emotional illness.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 6/21/2021
610 Wampanoag Trail
East Providence, RI 02915
Phone: 401-246-1195
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Organization Name: East Bay Community Action Program
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Address:
610 Wampanoag Trail
East Providence, RI 02915
Phone: 401-246-1195
Eligibility:

Services are available for uninsured or underinsured. Services are offered on a sliding fee scale based on income and family size. In addition, many other types of insurance are also accepted. New patients are welcome.

Services Provided:

Services for mild to moderate mental health or substance use, toxicology, peer recovery support and medication.


Adults, youth, and child substance use referrals and call-ins all funnel through ACCESS where they are screened to determine the level of care needed based on severity. General appointments are scheduled based on clinician and program availability. The program serves mild, moderate or severely ill persons who require counseling and/or psychiatric care.

Provider Profiles:

East Bay Center-Adams Farley Counseling Center is part of the East Bay Community Action Program's Primary, Behavioral Health and Dental Health Center.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 8/30/2021
994 Reservoir Avenue
2nd Floor
Cranston, RI 02910
Phone: 401-239-1667
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Address:
994 Reservoir Avenue
2nd Floor
Cranston, RI 02910
Phone: 401-239-1667
Eligibility: birth to adult
Services Provided: Individuals
Family
Provider Profiles: As a psychologist, I strive to provide you with the tools and support to improve your, your child's, or your family's life.
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 6/12/2019
105 Sockanosset Cross Road
Suite 200
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: 401-304-9025
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Address:
105 Sockanosset Cross Road
Suite 200
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: 401-304-9025
Eligibility: Children (6 to 10) Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13) Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19) Adults Elders (65+)
Services Provided: Psychiatric Services for Children and Adolescents and Counseling for Children, Adults, Families and Couples in Rhode Island. We treat depression, Anxiety, OCD, Addiction, and Anger Management. We are also now Cogmed certified.
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 3/5/2019
2220 Plainfield Pike
#5
Cranston, RI 02921
Phone: 401-942-2416
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Organization Name: Creative Counseling
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Address:
2220 Plainfield Pike
#5
Cranston, RI 02921
Phone: 401-942-2416
Email: kim@creativecounselingri.com
Eligibility: Autism Spectrum Disorder Depression Anxiety ADHD Life changes Low self-esteem Couples counseling Empty nest syndrome Transitioning from adolescence to adulthood
Services Provided: Children (<12)
Teenagers (13 - 18)
Young adults / college students (18 - 24)
Adults
Couples
Family
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 3/19/2019
70 Jefferson Blvd. #200
Warwick, RI 02888
Phone: 401-305-2128
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Organization Name: Greenwood Psychotherapy and Wellness
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Address:
70 Jefferson Blvd. #200
Warwick, RI 02888
Phone: 401-305-2128
Services Provided: Children
Individuals
Couples
Family
Provider Profiles: I have worked with children on the spectrum and understand their own special needs and perspectives. I have worked in the adoption-foster care system with the children and families. I have been trained in trauma work, specifically sexual abuse and understand how complex this issue is for children, men and women.
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 6/18/2019
3296 Post Road
Suite 2A
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 401-739-1010
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Organization Name: The Center For Psychological Wellness
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Address:
3296 Post Road
Suite 2A
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 401-739-1010
Services Provided: The Center for Psychological Wellness is dedicated to providing excellence in mental health treatment, professional training, and public education. The Wellness Center offers a range of services and programs targeting various ages and stages in life.
[http://www.centerforpsychwellness.com/services-main/srvcs/]
Provider Profiles: Brian W. Lucier, Psy.D. received his doctorate in clinical psychology from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology.
Dr. Lucier has a background in community mental health but focused his doctoral training on assessment, issues of emerging adulthood (age 18-25), individual, couples, and family therapy.
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 3/12/2019
260 Waseca Ave.
Barrington, RI 02806
Phone: 401-245-4040 Crisis Line: 401-237-0260
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Organization Name: Barrington Behavioral Health Services, LLC
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Address:
260 Waseca Ave.
Barrington, RI 02806
Phone: 401-245-4040
Crisis Line: 401-237-0260
Text: 401-237-0260
Fax: 401-245-1240
Email: feiloppenheimer@gmail.com
Wheelchair Access: yes
Services Provided:

Psychological practice in the East Bay of Rhode Island.


We have experience working in schools, community mental health centers, medical practices, colleges, and hospitals in addition to their private practice work. We are leaders in the Rhode Island psychology community.
We serve people of all ages, from preschool-aged children to the elderly.

Provider Profiles:

Peter M. Oppenheimer, Ph.D. 

John T. Jones, Ph.D.

Alan Poey, Psy.D.

Susan Cheshire, LICSW

Ann Allain, LMHC

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 2/23/2021
3285 SOUTH COUNTY TRAIL, STE 2B
East Greenwich, RI 02818
Phone: 401-282-9502 Crisis Line: 401-282-9502
Service Categories:
Organization Name: Counseling For Wellness, Inc.
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Address:
3285 SOUTH COUNTY TRAIL, STE 2B
East Greenwich, RI 02818
Phone: 401-282-9502
Crisis Line: 401-282-9502
Text: 401-282-9502
Fax: 401-398-8945
Email: tammy@counselingforwellnessri.com
Wheelchair Access: yes
Languages Spoken: English
Services Provided: Individual, couple, and family counseling services treating children, adolescents and adults.
Provider Profiles: Master of Clinical Social Work, Boston College.
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
Certified Infant Massage Therapist
Source: Rhode Island Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 4/27/2020
1445 Wampanoag Trail, Suite 202
Riverside, RI 02915
Phone: 401-437-4116
Service Categories:
Organization Name: Wellness Rhode Island Psychiatry and Counseling
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Address:
1445 Wampanoag Trail, Suite 202
Riverside, RI 02915
Phone: 401-437-4116
Email: info@wellnessri.com
Eligibility: Adolescents and Adults
Services Provided:
  • Complete Psychiatric Evaluations
  • Psychotropic Medication Management
  • Bariatric Surgery Psychiatric Evaluations
  • Individual Therapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Stress Management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Forensic Psychiatric Services  (contact us for more information)
Provider Profiles:

Dr. Solberg’s areas of expertise include adolescent mental health and community mental health. She also does forensic psychiatric evaluations and expert witness testimony.

She currently provides medication management for adolescents and adults with depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety and panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, attention deficit disorder, schizophrenia and obsessive compulsive disorder as well as other neuropsychiatric conditions.

Dr. Solberg is known for her empathetic and caring demeanor, working with patients of all backgrounds to help them achieve their treatment goals.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 1/22/2021