Board

Certifiedin Child and Adolescent PsychiatryDr. Fink brings years of experience and expertise to her care for children with a range of challenges including mood disorders, ADHD, anxiety, developmental disabilities, and autism spectrum disorders.

Children

and Adolescentsfrom preschool to college and beyond…Each child’s unique developmental story is the basis for identifying problems and building effective solutions.

Strength

BasedProblem SolvingThe power of listening drives care — respectful dialogue uncovers problems to be solved and, just as importantly, strengths that already live in the child, family and community.

Welcome!

Welcome to Dr. Fink’s website. Here you can find out more about Dr. Fink and her practice as well as connect to information about the books she has written and her blog. You can also contact the office to schedule appointments, request medication refills, and fill out forms before your first appointment. Please let us know what you find helpful and if there are additional services we can provide here.

Top Doctor!

Dr. Fink is honored to be selected by Westchester Magazine as a  Top Doctor in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, in the November 2013 issue.   Check out the link below to see more…..

Westchester Magazine November 2013 Top Doctors

About Dr. Fink

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Dr. Fink is a board certified child and adolescent psychiatrist who specializes in several areas including mood and anxiety disorders and dual diagnoses of developmental disabilities and mental illness. She treats children, teens, and young adults with a range of concerns including  ADHD, anxiety disorders, OCD, autism, pediatric mood disorders, and mental health issues in school settings.

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Bipolar Beat

Visit Bipolar Beat for articles and insights on topics of interest to those in the bipolar community – people with bipolar disorder and their loved ones, physicians, psychiatrists, therapists, and anyone else who’s interested in learning more about bipolar disorder..

Check out Dr. Fink’s Q & A about Bipolar with MedShadow

MedShadow Bipolar Disorder Q and A

What happens at a psychiatric evaluation?

A psychiatric evaluation is a chance for Dr. Fink to meet the child and family, to obtain important history and medical information and to get to know the child in a bit more detail. It is usually just talking and playing. Dr. Fink asks the family to fill out some paperwork both before and after the first visit to help her understand the concerns and challenges facing a child and his or her family. If you have submitted other testing or reports Dr. Fink will review those as well.

The evaluation will end with a discussion of Dr. Fink’s observations, assessments and recommendations, as well as answering any questions or concerns that the child or family has raised. Sometimes there will be a need for more meetings before making firm treatment decisions but you will always leave with plan that everyone understands and is comfortable with.