Mental Health Services
Tanque Verde Pediatrics Now Offers Mental Health Services
Mental health services are now available at Tanque Verde Pediatrics by our Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Crystal McCown and Lakilia Ahmed. Patients who make use of this service have an option of up to 4-6 sessions with our team. These sessions will be scheduled with Tanque Verde Pediatrics for the amount of time that is appropriate for the services needed.
Our mental health providers will also help find a transitional, more long-term therapist in the community if warranted, while your child is getting acute services here.
The following pdf covers common mental health questions, as well as TVP practice specific questions and answers:
Lakilia Ahmed is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Buffalo State College, and her Masters in Social Work from Howard University.
Crystal McCown is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Brigham Young University, and her graduate degree from the University of Houston.
Mental Health Newsletters
While we personally have found the following resources to be helpful to ourselves and patients; we cannot specifically endorse any of them for your specific child or circumstance.
Surveys / Questionnaires
The following surveys and questionnaires may be recommended at your child’s appointment. Once complete, you can portal message them back, or drop them off to clinic, then set up a follow-up appointment to go through them with your child’s primary care pediatrician.