How to find a therapist for your child

No one likes the back and forth of trying to find the right therapist, especially with a child. Finding a therapist for your child is an exhausting process. Who is available? Who takes your insurance? Does he/she have a waiting list a mile long? Will it be a good match? Do they work with a psychiatrist?

I have a few tips to help. If you have other suggestions, please put them in the comments.

  1. Ask your primary care physician to rule out physical ailments. PANDAS (Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections), autism and some thyroid problems can be