Children today are feeling a lot of pressure from social media and their peers, as well as the demands of schools and testing. If your child is feeling overwhelmed by these pressures, or is exhibiting troubling behavior, it is time to see the leading Lenox Hill child psychiatrist to help your son or daughter get out from under the cloud and learn coping skills to help them overcome these pressures. Dr. Lukac is a licensed medical doctor in New York State as well as in the State of New Jersey who comes from a diverse practice background and extensive education and takes a unique holistic approach when it comes to the care of his patients.
Our compassionate Lenox Hill child psychiatrist emphasizes an evaluation process that considers developmental and biological influences and symptoms as well as family dynamics. A treatment plan is formulated in collaboration with the family and school when appropriate. He does a lot of work assessing children who are having difficulties in school and acts as a liaison between the school and the child’s family. Dr. Lukac treats children with a wide variety of issues with great sensitivity, kindness, and years of experience.
Our Lenox Hill child psychiatrist offers an array of vital and effective counseling services for children, ranging from help with ADHD to depression; from anxiety disorders to impulse control disorder. Mood disorders in children are another specialty of Dr. Lukac. Depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorders, once thought to be the provenance of adults, are now recognized in children and adolescents. Treatment for these serious mood disorders may include cognitive training, education, and support for the patient and his family. ADHD is a behavioral condition that makes focusing and staying on task quite challenging. A treatment plan for this disorder may include medication, parent consultation, group therapy, family therapy, and education therapy. Family therapy provides a safe haven where a child can explores his or her feelings. The child learns coping skills that improve their self-esteem. Parents and children learn a great deal about their relationship and how to support one another. For help with any of these issues, please give Dr. Lukac a call today.