Dr. Jeffrey H Simon, M.D.
800 Kings Highway North: Suite 506 • Cherry Hill, NJ
Phone: 856-685-6510 • Fax: 856-382-7695
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Child Psychiatry / Adolescent Psychiatry

Child Psychiatrist and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Dr. Simon's approach of using evidence based practice, comprehensive assessment, individualized treatment planning, and accessibility to his patients when they need it most is key in his treatment of children and adolescents.

Dr. Simon works closely with children, adolescents and their parents, to carefully select and individualize treatment. Medication therapies may or may not be recommended.

Dr. Simon will discuss in an honest and open format, the evidence for potential medication, and will work with each patient and family to select a course of treatment. If medications are considered, only the safest medications with the lowest effective doses are prescribed. Other evidence based therapies are also reviewed and incorporated into treatment plans when scientific evidence demonstrates their efficacy.

Dr. Simon completed part of his training in Post Katrina New Orleans where he was one of few psychiatrists who remained in the city at a time when psychiatric care was among the most needed specialties.

His training encompassed serving children and adults with both chronic and acute issues such as depressive and anxiety disorders, ADHD, substance abuse, and PTSD, as well as other crisis management issues. His experience in New Orleans lead him to commit to further training in child and adolescent psychiatry, a recognized shortage sub-specialty, after seeing the need for critical care during that crisis.

Dr. Simon has served the needs of diverse populations in both urban and suburban settings. He has served children in both in and out patient settings, in crisis situations as well as providing long term care. He has extensive experience working with children and adolescents struggling with many disorders including:

  • ADHD
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders including Asperger Syndrome
  • Anxiety disorders including Panic Disorder, OCD, Separation Anxiety, Phobias
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • PTSD
  • Eating Disorders
  • Tourette's syndrome

Dr. Simon understands the complex dynamics of family and school and how they can affect children and adolescents experiencing difficulties. He also realizes how the challenges of having a child with emotional and behavioral problems affects the family system. He has worked closely with child and family therapists, school systems including child study teams, and other organizations, doctors and therapists to maximize young patients functioning and progress in all areas of their lives.

Conveniently located in Cherry Hill New Jersey, Dr. Simon Child Psychiatrist Therapy and Adolescent Psychiatrist is easy to get to from Camden County, Burlington County and parts of Gloucester County. Contact Dr. Simon's Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Office at: 856-685-6510 or use click here.

 

My experience with Dr Simon has been extremely positive He has been there for me in emergencies and has always been supportive Without the care of Dr Simon I don't know where I would be He has helped me with......
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