When children are struggling with emotional difficulties, they deserve practical and insightful care that is tailored to meet their unique needs. With over a decade of specialized experience, Dr. John Samanich is committed to meeting your child’s needs and providing him or her with the tools to overcome life's tough hurdles.

As Dr. Samanich works with children, teens and young adults, he is committed to collaborating with parents throughout the recovery process. So whether your child struggles with ADHD or anxiety, depression or an eating disorder, substance abuse or social difficulties…look to Armonk Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for expert solutions and truly compassionate care.

Helping children,teens and young adults overcome the challenges of growing up

At Armonk Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (ACAPsych), we understand that every child is unique, so we take their individual needs to heart. We also offer strong support to you, the parents, every step of the way. Your child will benefit from care by Dr. John Samanich, who provides individual and/or family therapy, medical evaluations and other services. This philosophy of care, combined with our wealth of expertise, makes us uniquely qualified to meet your family’s needs.  Conveniently located in Armonk, NY, we serve patients in both Westchester county in New York and Fairfield County in Connecticut.

No matter what type of emotional issue your child, teen, or young adult is struggling with, Armonk Child and Adolescent Psychiatry offers the specialized expertise needed to achieve great results. Dr. Samanich works with children, adolescents and adults to address their developmental, emotional, behavioral and mental health concerns.  Here are just some of the many issues we treat:

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) & Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) – We offer a wealth of expertise, insight and compassionate support that can help your child deal with ADD/ADHD and successfully overcome its related social, emotional and educational challenges. Plus, our Director, John Samanich, MD, offers a wealth of expertise in the behavioral and medication management of ADD and ADHD. He works frequently with area schools and can help you and your child's educators develop appropriate and successful solutions. Click here for more information about ADD.

School Problems – From bullying and other social issues, to classroom-centered challenges, the professionals at ACAPsych will help your child address and overcome their issues using effective guidance and proven techniques. Dr. John Samanich also works through difficulties during the transition from high school to college, and those that need help after an unsuccessful attempt to college who then return home.

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) – This group of developmental disabilities can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges. At Armonk Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, we focus on addressing your child’s unique needs and challenges and work closely with your child, you the parents, and your child’s educators.

Anxiety – If your child’s fears cause distress and interfere with normal activities, he or she can find essential help here at ACAPsych. Treatments may include individual therapy, family therapy, medications and behavioral treatments.

Depression – Children under stress, those who experience loss, or who have learning, behavior or anxiety disorders are at risk for depression. If your child, teen, or young adult has feelings of depression that persist and interfere with their ability to function, contact us for a complete assessment.

Drug and Alcohol Abuse – A teen who is abusing alcohol or drugs presents one of the toughest challenges a parent can face. Often, other psychiatric disorders co-exist with substance abuse problems and need assessment and treatment. At ACAPsych, we have helped many teens overcome substance abuse and its related issues. We encourage you to seek our expertise before you make a decision about a treatment program for your teen's drug or alcohol abuse.

Eating Disorders – ACAPsych professionals are highly experienced in treating anorexia, bulimia, binge eating and more. We work closely with the child, parents and other immediate family members to provide the effective and supportive care needed to achieve excellent results.

Armonk Child & Adolescent Psychiatry treats ADD & ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) plus other emotional difficulties including substance abuse, eating disorders, school and family problems as well as anxiety and depression and more.

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