Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Patient Stories
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Anxiety and ADHD: Molly’s Story
Molly faced problems with focus and worrying before the pandemic heightened her feelings. Behavioral Health clinicians at CHOP helped her get back on track.
Managing Big Emotions: Effie’s Story
Counseling on its own wasn’t enough to help Effie regulate her behavior. After working with CHOP, she started on medication and now can control her emotions.
ADHD and Emotional Control: Theo’s Story
Theo, a fifth grader, receives his behavioral healthcare in the same place where he receives his education: at school.
Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder: Rohan’s Story
Rohan, 13, isn’t sure what path he wants to take in the future — athlete, engineer, architect, analytics or maybe some creative pursuit — but what he does know is that he’ll be successful because of the guidance he’s received from Jenelle Nissley-Tsiopinis, PhD, a psychologist in Center for the Management of ADHD at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Rumination Syndrome: Alicia’s Story
Teen makes full recovery from rumination syndrome, thanks to CHOP’s guidance and her positive attitude.
Autism Spectrum Disorder: Braylen’s Story
Braylen Clayton was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder at age 2. Today, he is a 7-year-old who loves reading and playing with friends, thanks to intensive teamwork between his parents and experts at CHOP's Center for Childhood Communication and Autism Integrated Care program.