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Vanderbilt Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Phone Number: (615) 936-3555

Providing inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services for children and adolescents

Our mental health specialists care for children ages 4-12 and adolescents ages 13-17 with many different emotional or behavior problems, including depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), bipolar disorder and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

We provide a safe place for all children and young adults to heal and learn positive behaviors. Care is personalized to help your child or young adult. Treatment may include:

  • Full or partial inpatient care
  • Comprehensive health assessment (psychiatric, medical, nutritional, social behavior)
  • Outpatient counseling
  • Individual, group and family counseling
  • Activity and physical fitness therapy
  • Help with managing everyday behaviors, social skills and communication
  • Nutritional education
  • Medication
  • Treatment for psychotic episodes (our First Episode Program)

Meet Your Care Team

Our Behavioral Health team consists of psychiatrists, nurses, licensed counselors, researchers and other mental health professionals. Not all providers below directly see patients. 

Alexandra H. Bettis

Alexandra H. BettisPhD, MS

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatry
Sara L. Bienstock

Sara L. BienstockAPRN

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatry
Cheryl M. Cobb

Cheryl M. CobbMD

    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Bipolar Disorder, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Mood Disorder, Psychiatry
Blythe Corbett

Blythe CorbettPhD

    Autism Disorders, Clinical Psychologist, Hearing and Speech Sciences, Mood Disorder, Psychiatry
Bradley W. Freeman

Bradley W. FreemanMD

    Adolescent and Young Adult Health, Anxiety Disorders, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Depression, Eating Disorders, Mood Disorder, Psychiatry

Parking and Information

The Village at Vanderbilt Parking Lot/Garage
1500 21st Ave. S.
Nashville, TN 37212

Turn into the Village At Vanderbilt driveway at the intersection of 21st Ave. and Pierce Ave. After driving through the covered breezeway, turn right at the brick wall that says 'The Village At Vanderbilt.' This is the garage entrance. Park on level P1.

*If you choose to park in the parking lot behind the Village at Vanderbilt there is a 1 hour limit.