Dr. Childress is president of the Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Inc. where about 80% of her practice is research based. She also has adjunct faculty appointments at the University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Medicine and Touro University of Nevada College of Medicine. She is board certified in psychiatry, with a subspecialty in child and adolescent psychiatry.
Before earning her medical degree at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, Dr. Childress studied at St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri. She completed a psychiatry internship and residency and a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at the Medical University of South Carolina.
Dr. Childress has authored more than 80 articles in scientific journals and a book chapter. As a co-principal investigator, she has participated in more than 180 clinical trials. Her research has focused on treatment of children and adolescents with mood disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, schizophrenia, autism and Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder .
Dr. Childress is President-elect of the American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders, Education Director for the Nevada Psychiatric Association, a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Dr. Childress is an internationally recognized expert in the treatment of ADHD.
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Buddy is a 6 year-old Golden Retriever and Professional Treat Connoisseur.
He is a graduate of Michael’s Angel Paws. He is an American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen and completed his therapy dog training in August 2018.
Buddy has been consistently employee of the month since July 2019.
When he is not greeting patients, Buddy enjoys chasing toys in his backyard and relaxing in front of his fan.
Auggie is a 1-year-old Golden Retriever and Professional Toy Inspector.
Auggie is a Puppy Kindergarten Graduate from Michael’s Angel Paws. He is currently in training to be a therapy dog just like his big brother Buddy!
When he is not at work he loves playing with all of his Bark Box toys and wrestling with his brother.
Dr. Childress and Dr. Frantom have years of experience in dealing with ADHD and other psychiatric disorders. If you believe your child suffers from ADHD, contact us today.