The Adolescent Center

The Adolescent Center provides treatment for adolescents aged 11 to 18 who are experiencing complex medical, social, academic, emotional, or behavioral issues. The Adolescent Center uses a multidisciplinary team approach in providing treatment. Families are included as integral members of the treatment program.

The Adolescent Center is staffed with a board-certified adolescent medicine physician, a child and adolescent psychologist, a consulting child and adolescent psychiatrist, pediatric and psychiatric nurse practitioners, and master level therapists.

Programs are available to both Kaiser Permanente members and non-members. Patients can pay on a fee-for-service basis. Some health plans will also pay for services at The Adolescent Center. Patients are responsible for getting information about their coverage from their health plan.

Treatment specialties include:

  • ADD/ADHD assessments
  • Aggressive or violent behavior 
  • Combined medical-psychological issues 
  • Coping with chronic illness or pain 
  • Family problems 
  • Physical, sexual, or emotional abuse 
  • School problems 
  • Sexuality, birth control, pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases, and AIDS 
  • Stress, depression, grief, and anxiety 
  • Uncertain diagnoses 
  • Weight, eating disorders, body image, and growth 

Services include:

  • Medical evaluation and treatment
  • Medication management 
  • Psychological evaluation and assessment 
  • Psychotherapy, both individual and family 

Locations and Appointments

The Adolescent Center provides services at the following medical centers: