Duke Child & Family Study Center


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Duke Child & Family Study Center is collection of programs provide diagnostic evaluations and an array of ongoing treatments for children, adolescents, families, and adults including individual and/or evidence-based psychological therapies.


Our clinical programs include:


Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Program – This program provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations for children, adolescents and adults, including psycho-educational testing for learning disorders. Parent and child behavior management groups and child coping skills groups are available.


Duke Center for Eating Disorders – Our multidisciplinary team of specialists evaluates, diagnoses, and treats people of all ages who suffer from eating disorders, including anorexia nervosa, binge eating disorder, bulimia nervosa, and others.


Family Studies Program and Clinic – Our team of mental health experts are trained in treating families, and specialized in issues such as couples counseling, family therapy, parent education for parents of children and adolescents with behavioral problems, and general therapy for enhancing family communication and problem solving.


Psychosocial Treatment Clinic – The Duke Psychosocial Treatment Clinic (PTC) is committed to working with children, adolescents, and families seeking evidence-based assessment, diagnosis, and treatment services for a range of psychological or adjustment difficulties.


Program in Child Affective and Anxiety Disorders (PCAAD) – We provide the highest level of expert clinical care to children and adolescents suffering from a variety of anxiety and affective (mood) disorders, ranging from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder to tic disorders to a range of social phobias and anxiety disorders.